Citi Global Head: NFC Will Win Out By End of 2014

Near field communication (NFC), the much-maligned technology that once was held as the future of mobile payments, may not be dead yet. Richard Char, global head of digital networks and merchant Services at Citi, believes that two emerging trends will turn the tide for NFC, dissolving many of the infrastructural barriers that have mired its growth…

Street Fight Daily: Patch’s Biggest Blunder, NYC Embraces Mobile Payment

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology.Patch’s Biggest Blunder: Ignoring Cities (Forbes)… City Releases Bid for Pay-by-Phone Parking Meters (Politiker)… The Worst Mistake for Small Businesses to Continue in 2014 (Reuters)