On the third segment, Eamonn O’Shea, CEO, Continuum Commerce, says the company has technology that allow merchants to set products online.
On the second segment, Denis McCarthy, CEO, Fexco, says the company has invested heavily in technology and customers have changed. He says merchants need services, and Fexco has been in the industry for 20 years and has a huge amount of expertise in the acquiring market. T
Peter Carbone, vice president, IoT business unit, Renesas Electronics America, talks about the Synergy platform, saying what makes it exciting is putting all the pieces together to connect a device very quickly with little upfront costs.
Mark Bartolomeo, vice president Internet of Things, M2M connected solutions, Verizon Wireless, says one of the areas that has taken off aggressively is anything in the energy industry, such as the smart grid.
Peggy says big-box retailers are building their own mobile wallet, and it is clear the mobile payment space is going to have some great competition.
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Peggy starts the show by discussing Google’s Alphabet. Why is Google doing all of this? She says Larry Page suggests Google is not a conventional company, and Peggy agrees, quoting Page from an original founders’ letter 11 years ago.
Peggy Smedley discusses issues between several governmental agencies regarding encryption methods and the conflict it is causing between providing security for users and keeping law enforcement from gathering evidence.