Walgreen’s $1 Billion Tech Investment Rolls On


The retail giant has earmarked $1 billion for a technology refresh. It has already spent half of that fortune and will spend the other half over the next three years....
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Data Breach Strikes Panera Bread


KrebsOnSecurity reports Panera Bread has leaked millions of online customer records, while a company statement says "fewer than 10,000 consumers have been potentially affected." Learn the details of the latest...
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Oracle Introduces a Scalable Loyalty Platform in the Cloud


Oracle Loyalty Cloud delivers highly personalized experiences to improve customer loyalty, advocacy and value. Learn the details. Original link
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Top 5 Technologies Where Retailers Are Placing Their Biggest Bets in 2018


REGISTER NOW!Date: Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 2:00 pm ETBig opportunities and strong headwinds are accelerating the pace of change in retail. Original link
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South Africa's central bank mulls cryptocurrency regulations

The South African Reserve Bank (Sarb) is setting up a dedicated unit to monitor cryptocurrency and fintech developments and inform future regulations and its first job will be to set...
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SIX Payment Services appoints new board member in Austria

SIX Payment Services in Austria has appointed a new managing director, Christian Renk. His new role will be in addition to his position as Head Merchant Services of Austria. Former...
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Acapture recruits Sift Science for machine learning

Acapture, a global, omnichannel payment processor has partnered with Sift Science, a machine learning company that protects businesses from fraud and abuse. Using the smartest technology for fraud management in...
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Crédit Agricole and Wirecard team up for digital payment partnership

Crédit Agricole Payment Services (CAPS), a fully-owned subsidiary of Crédit Agricole, and Wirecard, one of the leading companies in digital financial technology, have signed a comprehensive contract to start their...
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Commonwealth Bank hit by outage

Customers of Commonwealth Bank Australia (CommBank) have been left frustrated after a series of major outages left them unable to access their bank accounts. The problems started at 8am Australian...
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Tappit appoints Jason Thomas CEO

Tappit, a leading international provider of cashless experiences to sports events, festivals and other global entertainment venues, has appointed Jason Thomas as its new Chief Executive Officer. Jason brings a...
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Hackers steal 5m cards from Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor

Notorious hacking collective JokerStash has been fingered for an attack that has compromised more than five million card numbers from customers of Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor. Toronto-based...
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Hong Kong's Octopus coes to merchant mobile devices

Octopus Cards Limited today launched a new feature to enhance the Octopus App for Business, allowing merchants to accept Octopus card payment through their NFC mobile devices. Users of all...
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Walmart launches global money transfer service

Retailer Walmart is pushing further into the financial sector through a service that lets people transfer money from its US stores to 200 countries. The firm has teamed up with...
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Disruption in SME Banking

03 April 2018 | 4859 views | 0 Daniel Meere, Managing Director, Axis Corporate, talks about how UK SMEs are impacted by the lack of competition in the market for banking services aimed at...
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SEC charges fintech company founder with scheme to defraud investors

The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged Michael Liberty, the founder of the fintech startup now known as Mozido Inc., with a scheme to trick hundreds of investors into investing...
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Voice Technology: It’s Time To Get Personal


Voice technology is at the forefront of every retailer’s mind, but voice assistants are unforgiving when it comes to accuracy of results. The key to providing a seamless customer experience...
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Malaysian central bank foils attempted Swift heist

Malaysia's central bank says it detected and foiled a cybersecurity attack that attempted to send unauthorised funds transfers using falsified Swift messages. The Bank moved to reassure the public that...
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Blockchain 2.0

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43 minutes ago  |  509 views  |  0 Source: Credit Suisse Credit Suisse researchers analyse the market implications of blockchain technology in light of the bitcoin boom. "While we make no comment on...
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Australian digital currency exchange Independent Reserve approved by Austrac

Independent Reserve, the Australian digital currency exchange, this afternoon became the first Australian exchange of its kind to be regulated. Independent Reserve is the first exchange to be regulated by...
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Paysafe hires Karim Ahmad as chief product and transformation officer

Paysafe, a leading global payments provider, today announced the appointment, with immediate effect, of Karim Ahmad to the newly created role of Chief Product and Transformation Officer. The new executive...
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