Jun. 13, 2014, 3:30 AM
- BlackBerry (BBRY) has reached an agreement with EnStream, a joint venture between Canada's three biggest telecom companies — Bell (BCE), Rogers (RCI) and Telus (TU), to provide the infrastructure for a new mobile payment platform.
- Under the three-year deal, EnStream will use BlackBerry infrastructure so banks and mobile operators can securely keep sensitive payment information on any smartphone able to use near field communication (NFC) tags.
- NFC tags permit smartphones to communicate with other mobile devices or credit payment systems by tapping the two together.
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Referring to developing countries as "the darling of the market," and saying the rush out of municipals is "overdone," a Citigroup strategist recommends buying cheap CDS on countries like Brazil while selling expensive protection on wealthy states like Connecticut and New Jersey.| Jan. 3, 2011, 4:45 PM | 5 Comments