Now that our smartphones have become the centre of our lives, the way we pay for things has completely changed. I was in New York in May and London in August and used my phone to pay for everything – as I have done for the last year at home. Nedbank’s executive for emerging innovations Chipo Mushwana and Payments Association of SA CEO Ghita Erling tell Stuff Studios‘ editor-in-chief Toby Shapshak about current trends and developments.
Toby Shapshak is editor-in-chief and publisher of Stuff, a Forbes senior contributor and a columnist for the Financial Mail and Daily Maverick. He has been writing about technology and the internet for 28 years and his TED Global talk on innovation in Africa has over 1,5-million views. He has written about Africa's tech and start-up ecosystem for Forbes, CNN and The Guardian in London. He was named in GQ's top 30 men in media and the Mail & Guardian newspaper's influential young South Africans. He has been featured in the New York Times. GQ said he "has become the most high-profile technology journalist in the country" while the M&G wrote: "Toby Shapshak is all things tech... he reigns supreme as the major talking head for everything and anything tech."