If you order online, you rarely pay cash. This is why we deal with new payment possibilities. There is a large palatte: PayPal, credit card, or payment via smartphone – new variations for getting money to a trader keep coming up. Especially mobile payment is the future of the payment sector. Just hold your smartphone up to a scanner and you’ve already paid. Big players are also following this trend: with the Apple Pay and Google Wallet, there are payment solutions from both giants.
The act of paying is becoming cashless and invisible. The reason: the digitization of all processes in which the banal act of exchanging money for goods is involved and the emergence of streamlined payments, mobile payments, and cryptocurrencies. The rise of connected devices opens broad horizons making fin-tech a key player in the field of … Continue reading "The future of payment is cash-free [5 Reading Tips]"
I type “Yapital” in my browser, the homepage is loading and, at first glance, my eyes look upon the following line: “Unfortunately we must inform you that Yapital is going to stop operating its cross-channel payments on the 31.01.2016”. I still remember the day when Otto launched Yapital, the first European cashless cross-channel payment system. … Continue reading "Yapital, from promising mobile payment system to failure"
Amazon is often the non plus ultra in e-commerce, regardless of the area. But in the field of payment gateways, the Etail company recently had to concede a bitter defeat. In general, the struggle in the payment market is hard, and in Germany it is fuelled by the imminent revolution in the mobile payment sector.
Up to now, social network Twitter has focused on an unfiltered news stream…but these times appear to be over. Similarly to Facebook, particularly relevant Tweets disturb the chronological order. Even Tweets by people you don’t follow will reportedly turn up in your stream in the future.
In 2013 mobile brought both eBay and PayPal more turn-over than expected. Rather than 20 billion, eBay generated 22 billion US and PayPal made it to 27, rather than 20 billion. So far so good, but it could be better. Investments in mobile and stationary trade are developing sluggishly and are becoming a milestone around … Continue reading "ebay’s multichannel hopes cool – will Paypal jump ship?"