French shoppers_Paris

Mobile wallets: French shoppers say “non merci”

Samsung Pay celebrated its first birthday last month and hit 100m transactions worldwide (well, from the seven countries in which it was available). But in a world where m-commerce is surging, there still seems to be a lot of consumer resistance to smartphone-based mobile wallets in some countries. That’s despite many shoppers in those countries…

AI_Artificial Intelligence

Amazon ups its AI cred with eBay exec

It’s a funny old world. It used to be that journalists tapped people’s phones, spoke to people who knew them and hung around outside their houses to get information. Nowadays though, they trawl our LinkedIn and Facebook pages, especially if we work for big tech firms. So the latest social media revelation? According to Dow…