It's not hard to find reasons why disaffection with the European Union might be growing within Europe. GDP in the euro area has declined for the sixth successive quarter and unemployment is running at record levels in many countries.
Today we are witnessing banking activities being disrupted one vertical after another. Instead of banks sitting on technology strictly for their own benefit, FinTech is about empowering end-users.
Is the corporate finance industry ready for FinTech? And if yes, what would that look like? So far, corporate finance has historically gone through two major phases and it is about to enter a third.
David Chartier, on his blog Finer Things In Tech, found a really simple way to visualize Apple Pay's growth since its October launch.
When Apple first introduced Apple Pay back in September, the company proudly boasted that you could use its safe, contactless payments solution for iPhone in about a dozen different retailers. But, just a few months later, during Apple's Q4 earnings call in January, CEO Tim Cook said Apple Pay accounted for two out of three dollars spent via contactless payments.
Credit cards are about to get their biggest makeover in decades, transforming them from simple slivers of plastic to mini-computers in your wallet.
These technological marvels could allow you to make payments more safely and cut down on the number of them you actually need to carry.
Here, Money Mail reveals the six cards of the future currently being designed by MasterCard.