Citi comes out with cell phone credit card in Philippines

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Citi comes out with cell phone credit card in Philippines

Postby Mogul of Pineapples » Fri Jul 04, 2008 3:31 pm

Business - Citi unveils credit card in mobile phones -

Apparently Citi came out with some credit card program you can use on cell phones. They chose the Philippines because I guess more people use cell phones there and the average person sends 12 to 15 text messages a day.

This article is so horribly written I read it twice and still didn't really get the gist of what it is exactly or how it works. From what I took you can make charges to your cell phone by sending a text or calling a business.

I really wouldn't like the idea of that. Then cell phones would become as much of a target as stealing a wallet. I prefer keeping the two separate.
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Postby bozell » Sat Jul 05, 2008 2:19 pm

i don't see this catching on.

i think discover came out with some key fob credit card a while back and no one ever used it. people don't want their cards on their keys or in their phone. they want them in their wallet. it's not like it's that hard to swipe your freaking card i don't know why the credit card companies think we need something even easier than that.

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Postby Cucumber » Wed Jul 16, 2008 8:47 pm

This is retarded. I don't even see how computer tech geeks could be into something like this.
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