Cover shot: The blockchain - not as secure as you think

The blockchain – Not as secure as you think

The blockchain was created to be completely immutable through the use of cryptographic hash functions, Rambus explains in this 13-page ebook. “Put simply, this means that once the data is put inside the blockchain it cannot be tampered with. A safe, however, isn’t secure if someone steals the combination.”

NFC Technologies and Systems

NFC Technologies and Systems

This 98-page report explains in detail the technology behind NFC and is designed for business executives seeking to understand how to take advantage of the functionality this technology offers for mobile payments, marketing, information sharing and beyond.

NFC Business Models

NFC Business Models

This 2011 research report provided readers with strategies for mobile network operators, handset manufacturers, financial institutions, third party service providers — and their potential customers.

 

Welcome to the NFC World+ Knowledge Centre

The NFC World+ Knowledge Centre is a brand new initiative that provides you with free in-depth information on the emerging technologies that are transforming how consumers choose what to buy, who to buy from, and how to pay.

The Mobile Wallet Report, 24 March 2014

The Mobile Wallet Report, 24 March 2014

In this edition of The Mobile Wallet Report we examine Isis v MCX — The battle begins for the US mobile payments market; Burger King to roll out mobile payments and rewards across the US, prepares to go global; Biometric payments get thumbs up from French shoppers; and more…

The Mobile Wallet Report, 17 March 2014

The Mobile Wallet Report, 17 March 2014

This edition of The Mobile Wallet Report looks at how China’s central bank put the brakes on local internet giants’ mobile payment plans, and why Denmark’s carriers think that mobile payments are a business for telcos, not banks.

The Mobile Wallet Report, 10 March 2014

The Mobile Wallet Report, 10 March 2014

In this edition of The Mobile Wallet Report PowaTag CEO Dan Wagner explains his ambitious plans for Bluetooth beacons, we look at US Bank’s mobile shopping platform, and Westpac tells us how it aims to offer the best digital banking experience in the world.

The Mobile Wallet Report, 11 February 2014

The Mobile Wallet Report, 11 February 2014

A Dutch theme park explains why it is an early adopter of Bluetooth beacons, Starbucks’ CEO outlines his mobile payment vision, and Apple’s chief exec signals interest at iPhone maker’s payments opportunity…

The Mobile Wallet Report, 24 January 2014

The Mobile Wallet Report, 24 January 2014

Activist investor Carl Icahn says PayPal should be split off from eBay as a separate business, MasterCard explains its plans for remittances, and Swedbank is to close its QR code payments service.