Will India’s payments ever be fully mobile?

sign for PayTM mobile payments system in window of Indian rickshaw

Cashless transactions are surging across India, but mobile payments could stumble over a series of obstacles

Singapore: a testbed for biometric payments

aerial view Fountain of wealth Singapore

A multitude of factors are fuelling Singapore’s appetite for biometric payments, but what does the future hold?

South Korea leading the 5G revolution

5G rollout is a national imperative for South Korea, where big investments in infrastructure and cellular technology have given it first-mover advantage

Meet the future of money: the superapp

‘The concept of completing every transaction with one app may sound farfetched, but this convergence is already happening’

Challenges in banking the unbanked

Potential social and economic benefits of financial inclusion in developing countries are huge, yet many obstacles remain on the path to a fully banked world

Chinese tech investment comes home

Economic hostility and sanctions exchanged between the United States and China will impact development of reality technologies, with winners and losers on both sides of the trade war

The world’s most exciting legal tech hubs

While America is widely regarded as the home of pioneering legal technology, innovative law firms, practitioners and startups are proliferating around the world

Time to halt worldwide spread of diabetes

Diabetes is a growing global problem with some regions struggling to diagnose and treat the disease, let alone prevent it with a co-ordinated international strategy