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Loblaw Is Redefining Retail Operations With AI


The Loblaw AI team from left to right: Roger Smith, Shubbie Salami, Ugo Orsi, Robin Bennedict Luba, and Mike Battaglia. Ugo Orsi, VP technology operations, Loblaw led the team effort to...
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Domino's to Launch In-Car Ordering


The digital disruptor is taking the anytime, anywhere mantra to the next level with the ability to place an order from a car’s touchscreen. Is this the next frontier for digital...
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FreshDirect’s New Facility Is Driving Its E-Commerce Growth


The online grocer’s move into a new campus has helped scale its unique digital experience. Hear from its chief executive and growth officers on how the pure-play plans to continue to...
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Monzo drops plans to join UK cheque image clearing system

Digital challenger bank Monzo has abandoned efforts to join the UK's cheque image clearing system in order to focus instead on its business banking efforts. The startup last year announced...
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US Electronics company Avnet accepts Bitcoin as payment option

(The Paypers) Avnet has announced it has become the latest company to begin accepting payment in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency. Original link
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Yoti, FaceTec partner for biometric authentication with liveness detection

(The Paypers) Yoti has announced it is integrating FaceTec ’s ZoOm 3D Authentication with TrueLiveness to boost the biometric security of its digital identity offerings. Original link
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Tandem launches new account with Autosavings feature

(The Paypers) Tandem Bank has launched a new interest paying account with Autosavings, the latest offering aimed at improving people’s relationship with money. Original link
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Businesses lose £93m to invoice scams in 2018 but four in ten unaware of risk

Over four in ten businesses in the UK are unaware of the risks posed by invoice fraud, despite these scams costing firms almost £93 million in 2018, research by UK...
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Money 20/20 Asia round-up: Accelerating financial services for the underbanked

On its return to Asia for the second year running, Money20/20 put on a world-class event in Singapore and welcomed senior leaders in financial services, fintech and payments to connect...
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Eafricalab to utilise ACI’s UP Retail Payments platform for payments modernisation across Africa

ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, today announced that Eafricalab will utilise its UP Retail Payments solution for Postillion to better...
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Tipping point - when simplicity is not enough in a fraud system

For at least the last three decades, fraud monitoring of transactions and portfolios has been a cornerstone of protecting the brand, be it for scheme, bank or consumer reputation. There have...
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Card issuing outfit Marqeta nears $250m funding round - TechCrunch

Open API card issuing and processing platform Marqeta is closing in on a $250 million Series E round at a $1.875 billion valuation, according to TechCrunch. The figures come from...
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Eafricalab, ACI Worldwide to support payments modernisation across Africa

(The Paypers) ACI Worldwide has announced that Eafricalab will utilise its UP Retail Payments solution for Postillion, to better serve consumers across 25 African countries. Original link
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YuTru digital identification scheme introduced

(The Paypers) The YuTru private sector led digital identification (ID) scheme has been introduced to expand financial inclusion in Papua New Guinea. Original link
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Capgemini, IDEMIA partner for IoT platform

(The Paypers) Capgemini has announced a new partnership agreement with IDEMIA , to introduce a secure Internet of Things (IoT) device management platform. Original link
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Western Union, Thunes to facilitate cross border payments with blockchain

(The Paypers) Western Union and cross-border payments network Thunes have teamed to use Stellar's blockchain tech in facilitating cross-border payments between banks. Original link
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Irish company Circit brings open banking to the audit profession

(The Paypers) Ireland-based audit firm Circit has announced it has been granted registration as an Account Information Service Provider by the Central Bank of Ireland. Original link
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Walmart CTO Jumps Ship for Pinterest


Ahead of Pinterest's upcoming IPO, the company has poached Walmart’s CTO Jeremy King to be its head of engineering, as its current CTO exits for Airbnb. Learn what this means for...
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GameStop Names New CEO


GameStop has tapped George Sherman as its new CEO. Learn the details. Original link
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The Retailer’s Guide to AI-Driven Store Transformation


Every once in a while, a unique technology application causes a paradigm shift in an entire industry. Take GPS trackers and sensors, which made our commutes more efficient, or cloud technology...
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