Swift CEO Leibbrandt quits

Swift CEO Gottfried Leibbrandt is to step down after seven years at the helm of the bank-backed international payments network. Leibbrandt's departure from the Brussels-based co-operative comes at a...
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Peruvian payments system to go real-time with Vocalink

Vocalink has won a contract with Peru's automated clearing house, Cámara de Compensación Electrónica (CCE) to overhaul the nation's payments plumbing, The deal will see the creation of...
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Why Retailers Need to Open Their Doors to Unified Communications


For all the bleeding-edge technology that exists across the retail spectrum, the inescapable reality is that people still like dealing with trustworthy, knowledgeable people. Original link
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PayPal launches Xoom in Canada

Canadians can now use Xoom to send money, pay bills or reload phones fast to more than 130 countries internationally at competitive rates. Xoom’s increased presence in North America is...
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Basiq shares data with Regional Australia Bank for responsible lending

Basiq’s newly released affordability report enables home lenders to verify customers’ expenses based on real bank transaction data. Regional Australia Bank have partnered with Basiq to provide input...
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First Data forges merchant acquiring partnership with China Citic Bank

Global leader in commerce-enabling technology First Data (NYSE: FDC) and Hong Kong-based pioneer in mobile banking China CITIC Bank International Limited (CNCBI), announce a partnership with the launch of...
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Ingenico opens up Russia to international merchants

Ingenico Group, the global leader in seamless payment, is transforming how international online merchants can do business in Russia, by offering domestic processing and cross-border settlement for international payments...
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Omnio appoints Keith Richbell to head Australian team

Omnio Group, a banking and payment services provider formed by the merger of Payment Cloud Technologies (PCT) and Tuxedo Money Solutions, has welcomed payment industry leader Keith Richbell as...
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Phase 2 of Project Carlton on UK payments landscape: submerged by paper mountain

The last update we gave was that the sponsor of Project Carlton had signed off on the initial research and endorsed its sharing for validation with five or six interested...
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Apple Pay launches in Germany

(The Paypers) Wirecard has brought Apple Pay to its German boon customers, offering them a new way to make mobile payments. Original link
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Vipps and ePassi to use Alipay QR Code for interoperability

Norway's Vipps and Finland's ePassi have adopted Alipay's QR Code standard to enable interoperability for the four million users of their mobile wallets. Under the agreement, consumers will be...
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Tappit hires Jason Dean as new CTO

tappit, a leading cashless experience specialist for top music festivals, sports and other global entertainment venues, has appointed Jason Dean, former CTO of Sensewhere Ltd, as its new Chief...
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Apexx brings in industry veteran Simon Jones to drive global expansion

APEXX, the first single marketplace for global payments, welcomes Simon Jones as Advisor to the fast-growing startup. APEXX recently won the Most Disruptive Payments Technology award for the...
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Monetize Your Consumer Payments Platforms With Prepaid

Are you a small or medium-sized business looking to generate a recurring revenue stream and add additional income? Want to get a share of interchange fees when you customers make...
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Fintech is fighting back on fraud

Retailers are in the midst of the busiest shopping period of the year, starting from Black Friday, through to Cyber Monday, pre-Christmas, Boxing Day and then the January sales. Huge...
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Singtel's Dash now available for Apple Pay users

(The Paypers) Apple Pay users have been offered the option to make NFC payments worldwide with Singtel ’s mobile wallet app, Dash, which has just been accepted on Apple Pay. Original...
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Obopay partners with Federal Bank, Mastercard to launch prepaid card

(The Paypers) Obopay has partnered with Federal Bank and Mastercard to launch a prepaid payment solution for corporate clients to manage their disbursements. Original link
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Finger payments to go campus-wide at Copenhagen Business School

Finger vein payments technology is to be introduced campus-wide at Copenhangen Business School, following a successful test-run by Nordic payments processor Nets and UK biometrics company Sthaler. The introduction...
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How corporates are using virtual account management

Petri Syvänne, Head of Global Sales and Business Development, Tieto, speaks at NextGen Banking Nordics 2018 in Stockholm about real-time liquidity and virtual account management, how corporates are using...
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Google Pay available for all boon users in France

(The Paypers) Wirecard has announced making its mobile payment solution boon available in the French Google Play store to tie in with the launch of Google Pay in France. Original link...
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