Posts in Mobile

One Device to Control Them All

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Posted on 12th Sep 2014 by in Telecom

CTIA Super Mobility Week showed us that it’s never been more clear that there’s a massive influx of connected devices that are crossing over both work and personal activities. The biggest challenge is no longer in getting connected, but in securely managing all those connections and remembering the myriad of passwords and user names – on […]

Five things we can learn about the future of contactless payments from the iPhone 6 and Apple Watch

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Posted on 11th Sep 2014 by in Telecom

Mainstreaming the technology and embedded security are two key ways Apple’s move into NFC is helping the industry

The security worries behind the wearable tech boom

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Posted on 5th Sep 2014 by in Telecom

Wearable technology is booming but significant security holes need to be addressed.

Mobile P2P payments for the unbanked

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Posted on 3rd Sep 2014 by in Telecom

Whilst the idea of keeping your money in a bank account seems commonplace to most in the developed world, for large parts of the developing world it is either a novelty or a pipe dream. There are many advantages to having a bank account, such as keeping your money safe, earning interest and also having […]

Disrupting with NFC: A More Connected Future at CTIA

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Posted on 3rd Sep 2014 by in Telecom

Near field communication (NFC) has come a long way since its introduction in the 80’s. It has now become a standard feature in mobile devices, following in the footsteps of its predecessors, GPS, Bluetooth and WiFi. This year, it is expected that the number of NFC-enabled devices in use will exceed 500 million – and […]

What is the common link between smart energy, mobile payments, digital identity, and your social security card? SXSW 2015

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Posted on 29th Aug 2014 by in Telecom

We need your vote for SXSW 2015 panel pickers! Every year South by Southwest crowds descend upon Austin, Texas making the annual pilgrimage for music, films, food and SXSW interactive. SXSW has grown to be the biggest interactive, music and film event of the year and each year attendees vote for the panel discussion they […]

Australia’s Mobile Payment Journey: Growth and Potential

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Posted on 28th Aug 2014 by in Telecom

Mobile technology has come a long way in recent years and continues to open up new doors in payments. Innovation in payments has been driven by not only forward-thinking retailers and banks, but also by consumers who are looking for the added speed, convenience and security offered by mobile payments. This has created an exciting […]

Notification: Has the fragmentation of communication left your head spinning?

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Posted on 22nd Jul 2014 by in Telecom

Seeing little red notification circles on a host of different apps on your phone can be a dizzying experience. Whereas consumers once had only SMS text messages and phone calls to worry about, the proliferation of smartphones has given us more streams of communication to deal with than ever before. Got a message on your […]

The impact of digital on mobile messaging – Digital Services World Congress 2014

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Posted on 16th Jul 2014 by in Telecom

Now in its 14th year, the leading messaging event in the market, the Digital Services World Congress 2014,returned to deliver more up to date and high level content on operator and OTT messaging strategies last month. The congress had several sub conferences, one of which was the Global Messaging World Congress and many interesting themes emerged […]

SMS innovation and dynamic mobile content drives mHealth initiatives in Africa

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Posted on 16th Jul 2014 by in Telecom

It’s unsurprising that the latest mobile health services, based on smartphones and the latest M2M technology, are making waves in the USA and Europe, changing the lives of people through remote health monitoring, digital pill reminders, and so on… but who would have thought that “mHealth” would reach Africa so quickly?! How? Instead of M2M […]