How BlackBerry will bring mobile payments to the UK

RIM's UK MD talks up the BlackBerry advantage

BlackBerry is far from the first NFC phone, so why does RIM's UK MD Stephen Bates think that when the BlackBerry Bold 9900 comes along it will kickstart mobile payments in the UK ahead of the rest of the world?



Mary (Twitter, Google+, website) started her career at Future Publishing, saw the AOL meltdown first hand the first time around when she ran the AOL UK computing channel, and she's been a freelance tech writer for over a decade. She's used every version of Windows and Office released, and every smartphone too, but she's still looking for the perfect tablet. Yes, she really does have USB earrings.