Give and go: charities bring in contactless
We take a look at the growing tendency to carry little or no cash, and how contactless payments are stepping up in place of cash transactions, even in places you might not expect.
Fintech that changed the game in 2016
Join us as we review the movers and shakers of the technology world, which helped make life a little bit easier in 2016.
Infographic: The rise and rise of contactless payments
Since the first contactless was introduced in 2007, contactless cards have exploded in popularity. But how far has contactless come, and how far does it have left to go? View this infographic...
What’s new in the world of contactless travel?
From contactless cabs to tap-on-tap-off buses, take a trip with us through the latest touch-and-go travel updates…
How can payment innovations enhance the customer experience?
Lengthy queues can cost retailers up to £1 billion in lost sales per year. We explore how new technology can combat this while helping to enhance a customer’s overall shopping experience.
Can boutique smartwatch companies stand the test of time?
Will the smartwatch market mirror the smartphone market, dominated by major players like Apple and Samsung? Or will it look more like the traditional watch market, where small boutique watchmakers thrive alongside the big brands?
The fine line between utility and gimmicks for wearables
Contactless technology may have started up as just an extra feature on your bank card, but now it’s on your mobile, in your clothes, built into jewellery, and pretty much anywhere else you can fit a tiny chip.
A window on your contactless world
Contactless payments are frictionless— you just touch and go. It makes it possible to pay with a variety of objects, from phones to clothes. But with so many devices to pay with, how can you stay on top of what you’re spending? The answer is a single, transparent system that joins the dots and connects all your contactless devices.
The rise of contactless
Clearly contactless has become a firm favourite for Brits so we’ve called out some record-breaking contactless stats to sum up the year so far.
Tapping into the UK’s generosity
How do Buskers, Bellboys, Charities and Big Issue sellers get by in a digital age where contactless payment is king?