Social scientists have never understood why some countries are more corrupt than others. But the first study that links corruption with wealth could help change that.
New regulations on Internet service providers are changing the way they can describe their service.
Capital and engineering talent have been flocking to seemingly trivial mobile apps. But would we really be better off if more startups instead went directly after big problems?
The first network analysis of the entire body of European Community legislation reveals the pattern of links between laws and their resilience to change.
After great success in East Africa, mobile-phone wallet M-Pesa hit some bumps in South Africa.
Payment apps are all the rage. But how well do they work?
A Bitcoin update, worthwhile further reading, and a list of upcoming events focused on payments, commerce, and banking.
Economist Simon Johnson examines how a “revolution in payments” could affect companies and communities.
As mobile payments become more common, thieves will be more likely to target them.