September 16, 2019


The ubiquitous ATM machine is undergoing a major makeover that will make it a greater player in the world of digital economics than ever before. As we have noted in earlier posts how 2014-15 promises to be the transition period away from PINs and passwords, the new ATMs will lean more on biometrics. Teamed with […]

PayPal Beacon Offers Hands-Free, “Do Nothing” Payments

“We challenged ourselves to find a better experience than swiping a credit card. We figured the only better way to pay would be to do nothing. Just walk in a store, and, like magic, when you’re ready to pay, money is transferred securely. No wallet. No card. Nothing to do. Not even touching your phone,” […]

Swiping Your Plastic Payment Card: Is it Going Away?

In a world where “contactless payments” are increasing in popularity, is it possible that the days of swiping your payment card are fast coming to an end? Ralph Danglemaier, CEO of BlueSnap, says e-commerce will begin taking over as the main form of all commerce in coming years. “With only about only 6 percent of […]