News tagged with financial transactions

Ten more years of real money

We will still be using "real" money for at least the next 5 to 10 years, but financial transactions carried out using mobile electronic devices, such as smart phones and tablet computers, will increasingly ...

dateApr 22, 2015 in Economics & Business
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Beefing up public-key encryption

Most financial transactions on the Internet are safeguarded by a cryptographic technique called public-key encryption. Where traditional encryption relies on a single secret key, shared by both sender and ...

dateFeb 18, 2013 in Computer Sciences
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Thomson Reuters profit tops forecasts

Financial news and information group Thomson Reuters said Friday third-quarter profit rose 25 percent from a year ago to $462 million, led by its financial and audit services.

dateNov 02, 2012 in Business
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PayPal to expand in Asia after mobile app launch

PayPal Asia-Pacific chief Rupert Keeley said Friday the US company plans to expand in the region over the next 12 to 18 months, after it launched the region's first payments service for smartphones. ...

dateMar 16, 2012 in Business
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Mobile money faces developed-world challenge

Instances of the so-called tail wagging the dog abound. Add to that club mobile-money services, the idea that you can make financial transactions of all kinds using only a cellphone.

dateMar 12, 2012 in Telecom
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