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Something to watch out for
31 Mar 2014

A new ad from Google that shows users the capabilities of smart watch technology has taken the web by storm

By Owen Sweeney


Four more years?
4 Mar 2014

Here’s a question: what is the one thing that Patrick Collison, Mark Zuckerberg and Eduardo Saverin have in common other than being prominent in the payments and technology industries? Answer: they all opted not to finish their third level education

By Owen Sweeney


Trusting the Sheriff
4 Mar 2014

Relations between the state and the various players in cards and payments are in such flux that close attention must be paid lest lasting damage result to the industry, to consumers, or even both

By Fin Keegan


Trading Places
4 Mar 2014

The news this month that American Express would be appointing former top-level staff of both Goldman Sachs and Google to key technology roles in the company has highlighted a very real situation: the top floor of the corporate skyscraper is interchangeable

By Owen Sweeney


Lessons from the issuing world
3 Feb 2014

Dave O’ Reilly from FTR solutions talks to Insights about how security practices implemented by the issuing side of the payments cards world could revolutionise global ATM security

By Owen Sweeney


An unsettling experience at the point of sale
3 Feb 2014

In 2002 consumers worldwide got a glimpse of a possible dystopian future in the form of Minority Report, a cinematic thriller starring Tom Cruise

By Owen Sweeney


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IARB co-chairmen Michael Lafferty and Dick Harryvan discuss the latest rate rigging scandal and ethics in banking on the BBC World Service's World Business Report.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/i/p01m9IARB co-chairmen Michael Lafferty and Dick Harryvan discuss the latest rate rigging scandal and ethics in banking on the BBC World Service's World Business Report.