I can’t remember the last time I paid for something with cash. And I hardly use cards either – well, not in the traditional sense. Increasingly my phone is my wallet. Like millions of other Swedes, I prefer to “Swish” rather than swipe, using the real-time mobile payment platform of the same name.
Swish originally started out as a way for people to transfer money to each other, but it...
I saw an article the other month about how Mastercard has started trialling a payment card that uses the same fingerprint-scanning technology as mobile phones to verify cardholders’ identities. The payments giant said the biometric card would help deliver “additional convenience and security” and “help cardholders get on with their lives knowing their payments are protected”.
Sometimes you get a reminder of how exciting our company is, about how we do what it takes to ensure clients get exactly the help and support they need.
I got such a reminder this week when reading about how a Nordic healthcare start-up has chosen AfterPay to allow their patients to pay the way they want. AfterPay proved the ideal payment solution for MediCheck, helping them enhance their...
There’s a lot going on in payments just now, with a lot of talk around Apple Pay and Samsung Pay sewing up the market for mobile wallets. We even have AliPay, the mobile-payment heavyweight run by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, moving into Europe and the US to corner the market for Chinese tourists (and possibly the rest of us).
As our Payments Review shows, you need to know the lay of the...
This is our second blog post on the Norwegian parking industry. Are things really moving that fast, you might ask? Well, yes, they are actually. And for once no one is complaining.
On New Year’s Day new parking regulations kick into gear aimed at protecting motorists from cowboy operators. Public and private operators will now be subject to the same rules in a move that should also iron out...
It's great to see how the interest for AfterPay Fast Track is already starting to grow - it might just be what we were all waiting for. Like an early Christmas present.
There is an expression in Swedish: “if you are waiting for something good, you can never wait too long”. Many people these days adjust it a little: If you are waiting for something good, you ALWAYS wait too long.