Tieto subsidiary Qliro moves in to private loans

Qliro has recently expanded its offering within Financial Services with a service for private loans. Emric, part of Tieto, is delivering the same technology that was supplied for Qliro’s savings...
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Capital One UK lands in Silicon Roundabout

Capital One UK has completed its expansion in London by relocating its West End offices to the White Collar Factory EC1, overlooking Silicon Roundabout. The new London office now accommodates...
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German central bank flags DLT weaknesses

Deutsche Bundesbank has dampened the blockchain hype, dismissing distributed ledger technology's prospects in retail payments, at least in the eurozone, and pouring cold water on central bank-issued digital currencies. In...
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Brits give thumbs up to in-store biometrics

Nearly two thirds of Brits want to be able to use a biometric scan to authorise payments in-store, according to a WorldPay survey. Fingerprints remain the most popular biometric method,...
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StormX and ZenCash team up

StormX, Inc., the blockchain adtech and micro-task company previously known as CakeCodes, has today partnered with ZenCash, the privacy coin for borderless decentralized communications and transactions. Announced at the Nexus...
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ItzCash parent Ebix acquires Paul Merchants International Remittance biz

Ebix, Inc. (NASDAQ: EBIX), a leading international supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance, financial, e-governance and healthcare industries, today announced that it has entered into an...
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Fime names Lionel Grosclaude CEO

Fime, a global leader in consulting, testing solutions and certification services, has announced the appointment of Lionel Grosclaude as its new CEO for the group. Grosclaude will be instrumental in...
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Australia ranked as the second largest alternative finance market in the Asia Pacific

New research showing Australia has risen to become the second largest alternative finance market in the Asia Pacific sends a strong signal to the world about the underlying strength of...
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TerraPay and bux partner to launch mobile app based cross border money transfers to India

TerraPay, the world’s first mobile payments switch, announced today that it has partnered with bux, a mobile app money transfer service, to launch anywhere, anytime instant cross border money transfers...
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ABN Amro online lending startup New10 opens for business

ABN Amro is promising credit-worthy small businesses a decision on a loan application in 15 minutes through a home-grown fintech startup, dubbed New10. New10 provides loans ranging between EUR 20,000...
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Mobile money takes off in Europe - Visa research

Uptake of mobile devices to manage money, conduct banking and make payments is greater than ever, as 77% of Europeans now use their mobile devices to keep track of their...
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HPS expands into Asia with Singapore office opening

HPS, an innovative payments solutions and services company at the forefront of the international payments industry, has announced the opening of a new Asia office in Singapore to accommodate rapid...
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Nets bags instant payments deal in Slovenia

Nordic payments processor Nets has been commissioned by Slovenian clearing company Bankart to provide the foundations for a new instant payments platform for the country's banks. Bankart says the move...
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Fifth Third takes stake in NRT and Sightline Payments

Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB) announced today a strategic relationship and equity investment with NRT Technology Corp. (NRT) and Sightline Payments. The agreement enables Fifth Third Bank to offer a...
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Theatro Announces a New Release of CDM


Theatro announced a new release to the content management platform for voice, CDM 2.0. This platform allows headquarters and management to create voice messages and automate their delivery to hourly...
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Central bank cryptocurrencies

The Bank for International Settlements asks what might central bank cryptocurrencies (CBCCs) look like and would they be useful? New cryptocurrencies are emerging almost daily, and many interested parties are...
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Big tech eyes up banking

Mark Rodrigues, senior adviser at New York-based M&A advisory firm Arma Partners, analyses the prospect of Google, Amazon, and other large-cap tech players making acquisitions to establish themselves as dominant...
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Capgemini Strengthens its Digital Commerce Capability with Latest Acquisition


Capgemini , a global leader in consulting and technology services, announced today the acquisition of Lyons Consulting Group, an award-winning digital and global commerce service provider with deep expertise in...
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The Chatbot Advantage for Retailer Systems

Today, retailers are making greater sense of better forms of customer service that they can provide to consumers. As technology is quickly moving forward, the need to resolve consumer problems...
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7 Things Barnes & Noble is Working on After Bleak First Quarter

Barnes & Noble's first quarter 2018 didn't bring great news for the bookstore retailer, though it was able to r educe its loss due to cost savings. The consolidated first quarter...
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