Vodafone has brought its M-Pesa mobile money transfer and payment service to Europe today.
The service, which was launched in Kenya seven years ago, is now being offered in Romania.
The number of banking transactions made on mobile phones by British customers has doubled in a single year, according to new figures from a UK banking trade organisation.
Customers of the five biggest retail banks used mobile phones for 18.6 million transactions a week in 2013, according to the BBA. That compares with 9.1 million in 2012.
HTC goes One better
Mark Bridge writes:
“Hey, everybody, we’re releasing a new flagship smartphone that carries all the hopes of the company with it. If this sells well, we could be saved. If not, it could be disaster.”
“Great. What shall we call our new phone?”
“Oh, we’ll give it the same name as the previous model. That’ll be fine.”