News about my Barclaycard PayTag…

Unfortunately my main Barclaycard doesn’t seem to be usable with their new PayTag service yet. I’ll need to see if I can get it on the Barclaycard Goldfish card I’ve got. You see I really like the idea of being able to use the tag (or sticker) on my phone’s protective case… it will be […]


M-Commerce: Bank of Montreal deploys PayPass tags “for mobile”

The Bank of Montreal, Canada, isn’t waiting around for mobile operators. Oh no. They’ve taken matters into their own hands and have now deployed PayPass technology for their customers. 70% of Canadians reportedly own mobile phones which is why the bank reckons the time is right. Here’s a bit of detail from Bank of […]


First Data’s GO-Tags — the first step toward mobile commerce?

The mobile industry has been WOEFULLY inept at dealing with mobile commerce.  Appalling.  There’s a heck of a lot of hesitation going on. Only a few years ago, some mobile operators were doing their best to avoid getting anywhere near mobile commerce.  Now, as revenue plateaus and the data market is moving swiftly to flat […]