Category Archives: Mobile Banking

Majaloop: Helping the unbanked with new Open-Source software

Majaloop: Helping the unbanked with new Open-Source software released by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation – 16 October 2017 The Gates Foundation released software designed to create payment platforms to help individuals and companies in the developing world to access … Continue reading

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Biometrics as a Service Market Worth 2,972.8 Million USD by 2022

The growing demand for biometric authentication under various government initiatives and regulations has fuelled the adoption of biometrics-as-a-service solutions is explored in a new report from Marketsandmarkets:  Biometrics as a Service Market by Modality Type, Application, Deployment Model, Organization Size, … Continue reading

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Biometrics to be the predominant method to identify bank customers by 2020

Goode Intelligence forecasts that by 2017 there will be over one billion users accessing banking services through biometric systems. In its latest Analyst Report ‘ Biometrics for Banking; Market and Technology Analysis, Adoption Strategies and Forecasts 2015-2020’, Goode Intelligence also … Continue reading

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Would M-PESA work in the UK? Vodafone v. Barclays – which one would you trust to look after your money?

M-PESA, Vodafone’s mobile money platform, has been a stunning success in Kenya: it has been less successful in other African nations, although Vodacom is trying again in South Africa. It has been generally assumed that there is no potential for … Continue reading

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