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The Chip and PIN nightmare, Redux

Thank you to the team over at the GSMA’s Mobile Money Exchange who re-published my Save Me From The Chip & PIN Nightmare post on their frontpage today in the opinion section. If you’re into mobile payments, definitely check out Mobile Money Exchange – they’ve got some very useful stories on the site (like the […]

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Save me from the chip & PIN nightmare, please!

I’ve had it with chip & PIN payments. I simply can’t stand it any more. First, though, let me explain. A few years ago, the United Kingdom financial institutions, tired of the ridiculous amount of credit card fraud that they — ultimately — had to pay for, decided to implement chip & PIN credit and […]

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Broadcom develops 802.11n chip for mobiles

A chipset has been unveiled by Broadcom, enabling WIFI in the shape of 802.11n for mobile phones. Along with the new wireless network standard it also rocks up with FM radio onboard and Bluetooth, making it a strong all round contender for the next wave of handsets. The ever so imaginatively entitled BCM4329 offers all […]

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A chip on my shoulder ‘the size of a banana’

Rob Preston, ‘a senior PR pro’, was not impressed at this post I made back in August talking about how some public relations professionals simply cannot handle two way communication. Rob was moved so much by my text that he posted this comment today: Complete and utter nonsense. You obviously have absolutely no clue as […]