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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

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Mahindra Comviva, Pole SCS reach deal

Indian vendor Mahindra Comviva struck an agreement with Pole SCS (Secured Communicating Solutions), a technology cluster in the Province Alpes Cote d’Azur region, whose participants include Gemalto, ST Microelectronics, Inside Secure, Orange and Telecom Italia. Pole SCS develops contactless, mobile …

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Banco Santander, Monitise to set up JV

Spanish banking giant Banco Santander and Monitise, the struggling UK mobile money vendor, will launch a 50-50 joint venture later this year to back promising firms in the financial technology sector. Monitise will benefit from a multi-million pound upfront licence …