Anyone who still doesn't believe in the future of mobile payment and contactless payment will certainly have changed their mind since last Thursday. Once again, an American financial giant bought out a promising European finance startup - in order to consolidate its business in Europe.
Last Thursday, I learned that PayPal had snapped up the mobile payment service iZettle for $2.2 billion; news...
What is the biggest thing driving us as consumers to shift so much of our shopping online? For me, like for so many others, the biggest is convenience.
Shopping online gives me access to products that aren’t available in the shops down the road. It lets me get prices I could otherwise only find overseas or tax-free. I can go shopping any time of the day – I can buy those spare parts for my...