South Africa's central bank mulls cryptocurrency regulations

The South African Reserve Bank (Sarb) is setting up a dedicated unit to monitor cryptocurrency and fintech developments and inform future regulations and its first job will be to set...
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SIX Payment Services appoints new board member in Austria

SIX Payment Services in Austria has appointed a new managing director, Christian Renk. His new role will be in addition to his position as Head Merchant Services of Austria. Former...
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Acapture recruits Sift Science for machine learning

Acapture, a global, omnichannel payment processor has partnered with Sift Science, a machine learning company that protects businesses from fraud and abuse. Using the smartest technology for fraud management in...
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Crédit Agricole and Wirecard team up for digital payment partnership

Crédit Agricole Payment Services (CAPS), a fully-owned subsidiary of Crédit Agricole, and Wirecard, one of the leading companies in digital financial technology, have signed a comprehensive contract to start their...
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Commonwealth Bank hit by outage

Customers of Commonwealth Bank Australia (CommBank) have been left frustrated after a series of major outages left them unable to access their bank accounts. The problems started at 8am Australian...
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Tappit appoints Jason Thomas CEO

Tappit, a leading international provider of cashless experiences to sports events, festivals and other global entertainment venues, has appointed Jason Thomas as its new Chief Executive Officer. Jason brings a...
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Hackers steal 5m cards from Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor

Notorious hacking collective JokerStash has been fingered for an attack that has compromised more than five million card numbers from customers of Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor. Toronto-based...
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Hong Kong's Octopus coes to merchant mobile devices

Octopus Cards Limited today launched a new feature to enhance the Octopus App for Business, allowing merchants to accept Octopus card payment through their NFC mobile devices. Users of all...
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Walmart launches global money transfer service

Retailer Walmart is pushing further into the financial sector through a service that lets people transfer money from its US stores to 200 countries. The firm has teamed up with...
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Disruption in SME Banking

03 April 2018 | 4859 views | 0 Daniel Meere, Managing Director, Axis Corporate, talks about how UK SMEs are impacted by the lack of competition in the market for banking services aimed at...
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SEC charges fintech company founder with scheme to defraud investors

The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged Michael Liberty, the founder of the fintech startup now known as Mozido Inc., with a scheme to trick hundreds of investors into investing...
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Voice Technology: It’s Time To Get Personal


Voice technology is at the forefront of every retailer’s mind, but voice assistants are unforgiving when it comes to accuracy of results. The key to providing a seamless customer experience...
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Malaysian central bank foils attempted Swift heist

Malaysia's central bank says it detected and foiled a cybersecurity attack that attempted to send unauthorised funds transfers using falsified Swift messages. The Bank moved to reassure the public that...
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Blockchain 2.0

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43 minutes ago  |  509 views  |  0 Source: Credit Suisse Credit Suisse researchers analyse the market implications of blockchain technology in light of the bitcoin boom. "While we make no comment on...
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Australian digital currency exchange Independent Reserve approved by Austrac

Independent Reserve, the Australian digital currency exchange, this afternoon became the first Australian exchange of its kind to be regulated. Independent Reserve is the first exchange to be regulated by...
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Paysafe hires Karim Ahmad as chief product and transformation officer

Paysafe, a leading global payments provider, today announced the appointment, with immediate effect, of Karim Ahmad to the newly created role of Chief Product and Transformation Officer. The new executive...
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Yandex.Checkout offers installment option for online shoppers

Yandex.Checkout introduces a new feature allowing online stores and services to provide their customers with an option of paying for purchases in installments. The installment plan will be available to...
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BitPay closes extended $40 Million Series B Round

BitPay, the largest global blockchain payments provider, today closes its $40 Million extended Series B funding round, which brings its total raised capital to over $70 Million. New investors in...
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NatWest and Vocalink use machine-learning to tackle invoice redirection fraud

NatWest claims to have saved its corporate clients over £7 million through the use of a purpose-built system to detect and prevent invoice redirection fraud - where businesses are duped...
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