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Thursday, December 11, 2008

Stopping ATM scams with cellphone jammers
Read the full story Japan | Wireless 09:31 AM Mark Weitzman • Permalink

A Tokyo area bank has begun installing devices that jam cell phone signals in order to prevent elderly citizens from becoming victims of phone fraud. Swindlers have been targeting seniors, telling them to go to the bank and all the while stay…

Thursday, June 19, 2008

KDDI building real-world bank to encourage e-payments

Earlier this month, when we looked at the future of mobile technologies from an academic’s perspective, one of the predictions that stood out was that phone companies looking to encourage mobile micropayments using their handsets would be well advised to team up with a solid financial institution first.



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