A Store That Heals Itself: How Automation is Changing In-Store Retail Technology


Retailers need to create an in-store experience that cannot be duplicated online. But to make this a success, a new approach to ensuring technology availability needs to emerge. Original link...
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CloudTrade and OpusCapita in e-invocing alliance

CloudTrade, the leading provider of cloud based e-invoicing services, was today named as one of OpusCapita’s worldwide e-invoicing partners and its proprietary, patent protected e-invoicing solution will be available to...
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China regulator says fintech must serve real economy

One of China's senior financial regulators has stated that the government will only support fintechs that serve the real economy, casting further doubt on the future of virtual currencies and...
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Swedbank Norway renews contract with EVRY for core banking

In order to be in a position to offer the banking services of the future, Swedbank has chosen to renew its agreement with EVRY for the delivery of solutions for...
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Fortumo collaborates with Shoal Games on direct carrier billing

The mobile software developer and publisher Shoal Games and the mobile technology company Fortumo are today launching a direct carrier billing partnership.  Users in 100+ countries can now make payments...
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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


Major strategies begin in the C-suite. Original link
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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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