Buy now, pay later + other news

Reading Time: 3 minutes Buy now, pay later Paidy considers listing as ‘buy now, pay later’ catches on in Japan | Financial Times – Japan is a microcosm of what’s happening in terms of buy now, pay later on the web. Japan is notable, because like Germany, historically it has been a heavy cash focused consumer payments market. Mobile payments… Continue reading Buy now, pay later + other news

Afghanistan + other news

Reading Time: 11 minutes Afghanistan I couldn’t avoid doing a post on Afghanistan given what had been going on this week. The Afghanistan conflict posed a number of interesting questions about: What privacy and security means for the people left behind in Afghanistan in the digital age Why strategy is seldom a teacher and several countries have made the… Continue reading Afghanistan + other news

Photo hashing & other news

Reading Time: 7 minutes Apple photo hashing Report: Apple to announce client-side photo hashing system to detect child abuse images in user’s photos libraries – 9to5Mac – photo hashing its not foolproof. Once the proof of concept exists, Apple won’t be able to withstand the pressure authoritarian government could use it to track other materials. Tencent’s WeChat is already… Continue reading Photo hashing & other news