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HSBC buys 3UK; announces plans for “true mobile wallet service”– unbelievable! [April Fool]

It’s gone midday in the UK so it’s time to out this story as an April Fool! Well, goodness me. This one is a market mover and simply unbelievable! This morning Nigel Smith, Group Chief Executive of HSBC took to the stage to announce the purchase of the UK’s smallest mobile network operator, 3UK. It’s […]

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Japan’s FeliCa wallet phone push

According to this article from The Press Association, Japan is planning to agressively push its mobile technology abroad, particularly focusing on the wallet phone – that’s devices which incorporate a type of NFC or ‘wave and pay’. The particular type of wallet phone tech they’re talking about here is FeliCa, developed by Sony and very […]