UK looks to improve bill payments with 'Request to Pay' initiative

The UK's New Payment System Operator (NPSO) is inviting billers to jump aboard its 'Request to Pay' initiative, which will give firms and their customers more control, flexibility and...
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Reducing Dwell Time of POS Attacks Can be Deceptively Simple


Attacks on POS systems continue to occur at staggering rates and retailers remain exposed as vulnerabilities afford weak links for attackers to exploit. Original link
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RIS is a Finalist in 3 Categories of the Prestigious Eddie & Ozzie Awards


RIS is honored to be selected as finalists for the 2018 Folio: Eddie and Ozzie Awards in three categories: Website, Blog, and Data Visualization. Original link
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Vidya Jwala Takes Chief E-Commerce and Supply Chain Officer Position


Find out where the former Overstock.com SVP of Merchandising, Supply Chain, Technology & Customer Service, has landed. Original link
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Coinbase adds new cryptocurrency pairs for GBP trading

Following our announcement earlier this month that we would be introducing support for British pounds (GBP) to our UK-based customers, today we’re launching a number of new GBP trading...
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South African mPOS supplier Yoco secures Series B raise of $16 million

Yoco, the South African-based Point of Sale payments provider, has raised a Series B round of US$16M led by Partech, a Venture Capital firm based in Silicon Valley, Europe...
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Payment Cloud Technologies and Tuxedo Money Solutions merger to form Omnio in EUR70 million deal

International fintech specialists Payment Cloud Technologies and Tuxedo Money Solutions have merged to Omnio Group, a market leading provider of cloud-based banking and payment services, in a deal valued...
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Volopa picks Onfido for KYC onboarding

Leading identity verification provider Onfido and payments and foreign exchange fintech Volopa today announce that they have partnered to deliver secure and scalable KYC capabilities. Using Onfido’s machine...
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UK's Tech Nation picks 20 fintech programme members

The UK government-backed Tech Nation has picked 20 early-stage startups to join its new fintech programme, promising to give them intensive backing to help grow their businesses and the...
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Gate hires former Apple payments exec Mark Gerban

Gate (Global Acceptance Transaction Engine), welcomes Mark Gerban to their company as Chief Commercial Officer. Mr. Gerban brings with him over 10 years of experience in the payment industry...
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SynapseFI raises $17m for fintech back office platform

SynapseFI, a San Francisco-based startup that provides things like payment and lending products to fintech firms via APIs, has raised just over $17 million in a Series A funding...
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UMB contracts with Fraedom for full suite of card services

Fintech provider Fraedom, acquired by Visa earlier this year, and US-based financial services company UMB Financial Corporation have announced a partnership that will enable UMB to develop a full...
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Elavon acquires Electronic Transaction Systems

Elavon, global merchant payment processing provider and subsidiary of Minneapolis-based U.S. Bancorp, has acquired Electronic Transaction Systems (ETS), a financial technology company based in Virginia. The acquisition will...
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FIS sells Certegy cheque processing unit

Source: FIS FIS (NYSE: FIS), a global leader in financial services technology, today announced it has sold substantially all of the assets of its Certegy Check Services business unit...
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Dick’s 3 Strategic Initiatives to Provide the Best Omnichannel Experience

1% revenue growth to approximately $2.18 billion 4% same-store sales decline 12% increase in e-commerce 6.4% decline in inventory Dick’s is investing in both its e-commerce and in-store capabilities to...
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Amazon Expands San Diego Tech Hub, Plans to Create 300 High Tech Jobs


Amazon is opening a new office in San Diego and plans to more than double its tech workforce in the area. Get the details. Original link
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Infogain Announces Strategic Alliance with Jesta I.S.


Infogain has partnered with Jesta I.S. Learn what this means for the two companies. Original link
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Cardnet glitch double charges consumers

Lloyds Bank is apologising to consumers and merchants after a glitch in its Cardnet eftpos terminals charged thousands of customers twice for debit card payments, and under- or overpaid...
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Earthport adds Sunil Sabharwal to board

Earthport plc (AIM: EPO.L), the leading payment network for cross-border payments, is pleased to announce that Mr Sunil Sabharwal, has agreed to join Earthport's Board as a Non-Executive Director,...
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Cryptocurrency outfit Abra enters Europe through Coinify partnership

Abra, the first and only all-in-one cryptocurrency wallet and exchange, has partnered with Coinify, the leading global technology gateway for virtual currencies, to extend their services of buying and...
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