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VodaFone becomes a payments provider
Posted: 5 May 2011

By allowing cusomers to have cab fares charged to their phone account, Vodafone is offering eCash, bypassing banks and credit cards with direct settlements between two parties. When will they start offering this service to you and me for personal payments? Providing the regulators let them, when will they be an alternative to banks?

Our 2006 MindBullet pointed the way.

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Posted: 27 May 2011 at 13:21
Doug Vining And Google launches a mobile payment service via Android. Facebook better hurry or it will miss the boat!
http://www.businessinsider.com/google-will-unveil-mobile-payments-service-on-thursday-2011-5
Posted: 25 May 2011 at 15:28
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