Bonn's Postbank selects FinReach for Account Switch service

In partnership with the Berlin-based software provider FinReach, Postbank today launches a quick and secure tool for its clients to switch their bank account in less than ten minutes. The...
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Vietnamese bank in alliance with JCB for card payments

Nam A Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Nam A Bank) and JCB International Co., Ltd. (JCBI) , the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd. (JCB) signed a cooperation contract to...
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Upgrade your banking software like TESLA

There’s a lot about TESLA’s way of doing business I admire; especially when I think about what it could bring to the world of financial technology. I don’t mean a...
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Data-Driven Disruption Starts in the C-Suite


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Europe begins Open Banking era in subdued style

The EU's second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) took effect on Saturday 13 January, bringing with it the start of Open Banking, however the prospect of a sudden revolution is likely...
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Precise Biometrics addresses fingerprint recognition in smart cards

Precise Biometrics’ algorithm solution for fingerprint recognition in smart cards, Precise BioMatch Embedded, has through the cooperation with Fingerprint Cards been deployed in the first market trial of dual-interface biometric...
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Canadians ready for biometrics - Visa survey

A new Visa survey of 1,000 Canadians exploring awareness and perceptions of biometric authentication confirms that consumers continue to have a strong interest in new biometric technologies that make their...
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KFC introduces Bitcoin Bucket

The Canadian arm of KFC has launched a 'Bitcoin Bucket', inviting people to trade in their cryptocurrency for a more stable asset - fried chicken. Canadians worried about a slump...
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Open Banking 13 Jan 2018 - 'Danse Macabre' or Tango for Banks and Fintech?

Now that the floor is nearly open for true open banking in Europe as a result of the passing of the PSD2 kick off date this Sunday, observers sit tight...
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Wells Fargo adds Fitbit Pay support

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) announced today that Wells Fargo is partnering with Fitbit (NYSE: FIT), the leading global wearables brand, to launch Fitbit Pay™ to its customers, giving them...
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MoneyGram trials Ripple's XRP digital currency

Shares in MoneyGram gained on Thursday on news that the old-school money transfer player has teamed up with Ripple to pilot the blockchain startup's XRP digital currency in its payments...
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Ingenico names Jennifer Miles EVP, North America

Ingenico Group (Euronext: FR0000125346 – ING), the global leader in seamless payment, is pleased to welcome Jennifer Miles as Executive Vice President North America. Jennifer reports to Philippe Lazare, Chairman...
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MSTS and Apruve bid to ease B2B credit and payments

MSTS, a global B2B payment and credit solutions provider, and Apruve, the premiere B2B credit network, today announced a joint partnership to provide manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors an alternative payment...
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PSD2: A new dawn

This week, the second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) will overhaul the European payments landscape. The new legislation will essentially force banks to open up their data, allowing third party providers...
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Visa partners NovoPayment on B2B transactions in Latin America and the Caribbean

Visa (NYSE:V) has announced a partnership with NovoPayment, a leading enabler of digital financial and transactional services, to facilitate the implementation of payment solutions for Business to Business (B2B) transactions...
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Alipay strengthens US position with Verifone deal

Retailers are looking for ways to enhance the shopping experience and attract more of the approximately 3 million Chinese tourists who visit the U.S. each year. To help retailers around...
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The Bank of Lithuania picks SIA to access pan-European instant payments

The Bank of Lithuania, the Central Bank of the country, has selected SIA to access RT1, the pan-European instant payments infrastructure that is operative as of 21 November 2017. Thanks...
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Worldpay expands into Turkey

Worldpay, a global leader in payments, has partnered with iyzico, the fastest growing payments provider in Eastern Europe and Turkey, to extend its payment services into Turkey. The collaboration is...
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Fime scores UnionPay International qualification

FIME has achieved UnionPay International (UPI) qualification for its Savvi Test Platform. With over 160 countries outside of China currently accepting UnionPay, acquirers overseas can now receive local consultancy, testing...
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Kreditech selects Mambu's SaaS banking engine for its passage to India

​Mambu today announced it has signed a deal with Kreditech, the leading technology group for digital consumer lending using machine-learning based underwriting, to support the online lender’s entry into the...
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