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Richard is the editor of Mobile World Live’s health and money channels. He is an experienced technology and business journalist who previously worked as a freelancer for many publications over the last decade...More

M-Pesa 2014

Ending M-Pesa’s solo story

NEW BLOG: The mobile industry has always preached interoperability because helping one another delivers mutual benefits. The past evidence quoted in favour of interoperability includes both SMS and voice services whereby ubiquity delivered wider take-up, hence revenue and profit for …


PayPal working on Bitcoin deal

PayPal has had talks about its well-regarded mobile payments subsidiary Braintree accepting payment via the Bitcoin virtual currency, said The Wall Street Journal. US firm Braintree has rapidly built a significant reputation as a processor of mobile and online payments. …