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The revolution of mobile paying begins here: MobilePay to be introduced at S Group shops[1] — Danske Bank — “In the autumn, all Finns will be offered the possibility to pay for their shopping and collect Bonus using a mobile phone. This becomes a reality as S Group and S-Bank enable payment with MobilePay at all S Group’s grocery shops around Finland… In Denmark, MobilePay is already used by 65 banks and more than 90% of all Danes.”

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currensceneFLOGO WHTsquareThough not the oldest form of currency, some form of shell money appears to have been found on almost every continent. The shell most widely used worldwide as currency was the shell of Cypraea moneta, the money cowry.

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