Swift Institute challenges University teams to tackle data privacy under Open API

The academic research arm of interbank payments network Swift is calling on Australian-based students to devise new ways and means of protecting personal information in an open banking environment. With...
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Visa exec joins Grab to lead growth in Singapore, malaysia and Philippines

Grab, the leading on-demand transportation and mobile payments platform in Southeast Asia, today announced it has appointed Ooi Huey Tyng as Managing Director, GrabPay Singapore, Malaysia, and Philippines. Based in...
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Previse secures £800K Scottish Enterprise R&D funding to tackle late payments

B2B payment decisions start-up Previse, has secured a £800k R&D grant from Scottish Enterprise, to set up an new development centre in Glasgow, creating 37 new data science jobs. This...
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Sponsor's message: Webinar: Preparing Your Organisation for Success with PSD2 and Open Banking

WHEN 08 February 2018- 15:00 UK time WHERE Online webinar Register now Join Finextra, Envestnet | Yodlee and leading financial institutions for our webinar as...
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Charles Randell appointed chair of Payment Systems Regulator

Charles Randell CBE has today been appointed as the new Chair of the Payment Systems Regulator. Charles is currently an external member of Prudential Regulation Committee at the Bank of...
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Neiman Marcus Taps Ralph Lauren Exec as New CEO


Neiman Marcus has named Geoffroy van Raemdonck as its new CEO to succeed Karen Katz, who will step down next month after eight years at the helm. Original link
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Helping Retailers Replicate the Digital Experience, In-Store


It's becoming imperative for retailers to have a well thought out in-store mobility strategy in place. Original link
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Quiksilver Parent Buying Rival Billabong


Retail rivals Quiksilver and Billabong will hit the surf together in a deal that merges the two top action sportswear brands. Find out what this means for shoppers and for...
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Zuckerberg flags up cryptocurrency boom as 2018 challenge

With the cryptocurrency boom dominating news headlines as we head into 2018 it's no surprise to see Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg flag it up as one of his top challenges for...
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JCB to test 'world's most accurate' biometric authentication system

Japanese card brand JCB is running trials of a combined biometric palm print and vein identification system which claims a false acceptance rate of only one in one billion transactions....
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Western Union fined $60 million for violating AML laws

Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo today announced that Western Union has agreed to pay a $60 million fine as part of a consent order with the New York State...
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Dash to bring cryptocurreny payments to retailers in Spain

Dash, the top digital currency for payments, today announced a partnership with Bitnovo, the Spanish cryptocurrency payment platform, allowing consumers to purchase Dash in over 10,000 retailers throughout Spain. The...
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Dash to bring cryptocurrenyc payments to retailers in Spain

Dash, the top digital currency for payments, today announced a partnership with Bitnovo, the Spanish cryptocurrency payment platform, allowing consumers to purchase Dash in over 10,000 retailers throughout Spain. The...
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Sky takes a punt on real-time payments

Sky Betting and Gaming has partnered with Barclays to offer customers a service that will immediately pay out money to their debit cards when withdrawing winnings. The 'Fast Withdrawals' payment...
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QVC Parent Completes $2.1B Acquisition of HSN


The done deal creates an e-commerce rival to Amazon and Walmart. Learn what this means for shoppers and retailers. Original link
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Mobile Supermarket Quickly Transitioning From Concept to Reality



RIS News 2018 NRF Preview Check out RIS' annual NRF Big Show preview guide and discover the must-attend sessions and events at this year's expo. 2017 Grocery Tech Trends Study:...
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Bank of Cyprus to issue fingerprint payment cards

Bank of Cyprus is to issue a biometric EMV card which uses fingerprint recognition instead of a PIN code to authenticate the cardholder. When customers place their fingerprint on the...
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Bankwest opens waiting list for wearable payments ring

Australia's Bankwest is inviting customers to join the wearable payment movement as it prepares for the release of a contactless payments ring which enable touch-and-go transactions with a fist pump...
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Nordic bitcoin broker Prasos raises €2.5M

Prasos raised €2.5m in equity funding to boost its expansion in Europe and to develop cryptocurrency based investment services for traditional investors. The equity offering was launched on the Invesdor...
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Keeping Pace With Mobile's Unstoppable Rise


Mobile technology is retail's do-it-all tool and a major element of a successful retail organization. Learn how leading retailers are putting the technology to use in the field and reaping...
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