Mobile ticket and payment specialist Masabi has appointed Brian Zanghi as its Chief Executive Officer and President. He replaces co-founder Ben Whitaker, who will remain with the company as its new Head of Innovation.
Masabi is best known for the mobile ticketing solution it supplies to railways in the UK and the USA.
Podcast - 26th November 2014
In this week's podcast we're talking about the potential purchase of the O2 UK mobile network by BT.
We also discuss new tablets from Nokia and Jolla, the end of a patent battle, mobile payments via instant messaging, app development for the Apple Watch and plans to make even more spectrum available for mobile broadband in the UK .
Navigation and mapping specialist TomTom has agreed a multi-year deal with technology manufacturer Acer.
It’s powering a new navigation application called ‘AcerNAV’ that’ll be available on Acer smartphones.
Photo messaging service Snapchat, which enables users to share pictures that’ll automatically delete after ten seconds, has launched a mobile money service in the USA.
Snapcash has been created in partnership with payment provider Square.
Mobile payment provider iZettle has continued its European expansion by launching in the Netherlands.
The company’s service became available in the UK two years ago and is also offered in Brazil, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Mexico, Norway, Spain and Sweden.