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Visa, PayPal launch instant transfers to consumers, small businesses in Canada

July 2, 2019 Visa announced a new feature being rolled out in Canada with PayPal, called Instant Transfer, that allows consumers and small businesses in that market to get instant access...
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OakNorth and NIBC reach 5-year deal to expand medium-sized business lending

July 2, 2019 IBC Bank announced a 5-year agreement with OakNorth Bank, a U.K.-based digital lender and credit decisioning platform, a move that NIBC says will strengthen its ability to offer credit...
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Brexit uncertainty causing some fintechs, challenger banks to put growth plans on hold

The uncertainty surrounding the U.K. political future and Brexit is raising alarm bells in Europe as a second company in the critical financial sector has pulled back in as many days...
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NCR acquires D3 Technology to expand online, mobile banking for large financial institutions

July 2, 2019 NCR Corp. announced the acquisition of D3 Technology Inc., a provider of online and mobile banking for financial institutions.  NCR said the acquisition will immediately position its Digital...
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Stratis to enable smart contracts on Microsoft.NET

July 2, 2019 Stratis Group Ltd, a blockchain development platform provider, recently launched its Cirrus Sidechain Masternodes and Stratis Smart Contracts in C#. With these tools, businesses and developers will be...
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Grubhub bought 23,000+ potential restaurant website domains, report says

July 2, 2019 The uneasy relationship between third-party delivery providers and restaurateurs may be taking a turn for the worse now that news has broken that Grubhub and its Seamless unit...
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Citcon expands Chinese mobile wallet integration to Europe

July 1, 2019 Citcon, a Santa Clara, California based mobile payment and ecommerce firm, announced the expansion of its business into Europe, which will facilitate increased adoption of China's leading mobile...
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Stripe enters agreement with ManageCasa to automate property management payments


July 1, 2019 ManageCasa Inc., a company that provides automated property management software for independent landlords, announced an agreement with Stripe to launch a digital payments solution for property management.  The...
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Fidor Bank UK shutting down by mid-September as Brexit uncertainty looms

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July 1, 2019 Fidor Bank U.K., a digital challenger bank from Germany's Fidor Group, said it will close its U.K. operations by Sept. 15, citing uncertainty related to Brexit.  Fidor Bank...
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Fiserv offers bill payment for companies through existing mobile wallets

July 1, 2019 Fiserv Inc. said it is helping companies automate customer bill payment through mobile wallets through its Mobile Bill Presentment technology, according to a company release.  The Mobile Bill...
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Klarna extends installment payments for Abercrombie & Fitch to US, UK customers


July 1, 2019 Klarna Bank AB, a Sweden-based payments provider and digital bank, announced an enhanced agreement with Abercrombe & Fitch to allow the apparel retailer's U.S. and U.K. customers to...
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Equisafe completes first European property sale on the blockchain

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July 1, 2019 Equisafe, a French blockchain investment platform, recently sold the AnnA Villa luxury building in Paris for $7.37 million via a blockchain transaction. The company transferred ownership of the...
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Latest Trends Expose Evolving Data Breach Activity I Security I Malware I Phishing I Ransomware I Trends

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Banco Safra rolls out SafraWallet in Brazil

July 1, 2019 Brazilian bank Banco Safra has introduced SafraWallet, a mobile phone app that allows customers to make transfers, bank withdrawals and purchases using a QR code. SafraWallet withdrawals and...
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Goldman Sachs CEO eyes crypto entry, expansion of Marcus

June 28, 2019 Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon told Les Echos, a French newspaper, that the investment bank is pursuing its own plan in cryptocurrency and pursuing plans to expand digital bank...
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Coinsource adds Dai stablecoin to Bitcoin ATM, sets sites on remittances

June 28, 2019 Coinsource, a Texas-based Bitcoin ATM operator, is adding the Dai stablecoin to its machines this summer in preparation for a full remittance service, according to a report in Reuters...
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Facebook announces 32 job openings for blockchain

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June 28, 2019 The social media giant Facebook has listed 32 job openings related to blockchain technology. The listings include programmers, financial accountants, data scientists and technology communications, according to the...
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Facebook makes its big move into cryptocurrency with Libra

Cryptocurrency and blockchain technology are now mainstream. If you still doubt this fact, then take a look at Facebook, which has formally announced its entry into the cryptocurrency space . The...
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Winklevoss brothers' Gemini crypto exchange opens new Chicago engineering hub

June 28, 2019 Gemini Trust Co., a New York-based cryptocurrency exchange founded by the Winklevoss brothers, said it would continue its expansion by opening up an engineering hub in Chicago.   The...
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Visa acquires Verifi to bolster chargeback dispute resolution

June 28, 2019 Visa announced an agreement to buy Verifi, a technology firm that helps buyers and sellers resolve chargeback disputes.  Verifi, originally founded in 2005, provides a suite of dispute...
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