Startup Intrapay promises fresh approach to payments processing

Intrapay today introduced its purpose-built payment platform to the global payments sector, backed by a management team comprising some of the leading figures in the industry. Led by CEO, Koen...
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Sponsor's message: Key takeaways from Sibos - a new report by Finextra and SAP

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Sponsor's message: Don't Wait: Build Your Compliance Strategy for PSD2 Now!

PSD2: How the Final RTS Requirements Will Impact You - Update
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PSD2: Are you ready for the long-awaited final RTS?
On November 27, 2017, the European Commission published its final Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS)  on Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) and Common and Secure Communication (CSC) under PSD2. With the release...
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Diebold and US Bank to showcase the future of connected commerce at Super Bowl Live

Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD), a world leader in driving connected commerce, has partnered with U.S. Bank to showcase the future of banking at the nation's largest sporting event from January...
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The CMA's Open Banking 'nursery' is playing fast & loose with Customer Consent

You'd be forgiven for thinking this long awaited and highly revered era of 21st Century 'Open banking' that's just been ushered into the UK with a spirited shove-in-the-back by its...
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Deutsche Bank Wealth Management steers investors away from cryptocurrencies

Deutsche Bank Wealth Management is advising clients not to invest in cryptocurrencies, Markus Mueller, Global Head of the Chief Investment Office, said in an interview with Bloomberg News this week....
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Finland opens up to Alipay

Alipay, the world’s largest mobile payment and lifestyle platform, operated by Ant Financial Services Group, today announced that a group of Chinese travelers have concluded the first ever cashless journey...
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Plum launches Fee Fighter tool to help consumers tackle excessive bank fees

Today, Plum, the automated money management chatbot, has launched Fee Fighter, a free tool that enables users to check exactly what fees they are being charged by their banks. The...
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Ripple: the big story of Q4 2017, but is it any more than that?

Ripple enjoyed high profile in Q4 2017, running its conference in Toronto alongside that of the organisation it aims to take down (SWIFT), seeing the price of its XRP cryptocurrency...
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Banco Santander prepares for Q1 roll out of personal payments via Ripple

Banco Santander has set a Q1 2018 launch date for the introduction of same day mobile international payments for personal customers using Ripple's distributed ledger technology. Santander has been piloting...
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Alibaba agrees to take 33% stake in Ant Financial

Alibaba has agreed to acquire a 33% stake in Ant Financial, opening the way for the Chinese tech giant's financial services affiliate to go public. Under the terms of the...
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Santander invests in Autofi

Santander's fintech venture fund is to make an investment in Autofi, a US financial technology company that helps customers select and finance vehicles through their car dealers’ website and reduce...
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Unicredit launches iPhone-only buddybank

Italy's Unicredit is trying to give banking's staid image a makeover and make it "cool" through the launch of a mobile-only subsidiary called buddybank. A year after it was first...
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BofA Merrill Lynch rolls out B2C e-mail payments with PayPal

Bank of America Merrill Lynch has partnered with PayPal to enable business clients to make cross-border payments in local currencies with just an e-mail identifier. The payments, which are initiated...
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Push Payments and ZayZoon combine to help gig economy workers get paid instantly

For many of the 68 million workers in the gig and sharing economy in the United States, waiting for a distant payday is a luxury they can’t afford. They have...
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Belfius brings Messenger and WhatsApp P2P payments to Belgium

Belgian bank Belfius is rolling out a service that lets users make payment requests through Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp. Available in the Belfius mobile app as well as being directly...
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Nacha and Accenture partner to create standardised API resurce for payments

NACHA—the Electronic Payments Association’s API Standardization Industry Group (ASIG), and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) are collaborating to identify, develop and launch a community of application program interface (API) resources, including a...
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Your E-Commerce Guide to Outsmarting Retail Giants and Winning Online Shoppers


Seventy-two percent of U.S. online shoppers subscribe to an e-commerce marketplace. Download this guide for important tactics to outsmart retail giants and attract online shoppers. Original link
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Grab signs multi-year MoU with Samsung

Grab, the leading on-demand transportation and mobile payments platform in Southeast Asia, and Samsung Electronics, one of the world’s largest electronics companies, today announced that they have signed a multi-year...
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MyBank Payments hits EUR5 billion milestone

PRETA S.A.S announced today that MyBank Payments has enabled the initiation of payment transactions for a total transacted value of over EUR 5 billion since its launch in March 2013....
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