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The Bank has appointed Benoit Legrand as its new head of FinTech, a newly-created role. He will be responsible for creating and implementing ING’s strategy on new financial technology.
PayByPhone, part of payments technology company PayPoint plc, has introduced an app in Geneva that will allow users to pay for their parking via their smartphones.
Over 500,000 Android users will be able to digitally cash cheques through Barclays' imaging application, with the service also being made available to iPad customers.
MasterCard has made changes to its leadership setup in Asia Pacific, with former president Matthew Driver gaining the role of group executive, while a new role has been created to improve payment infrastructure in the region.
Nicolas Cary, the co-founder of Blockchain, spoke to PaymentEye about the current state of Bitcoin at this year's PayExpo event at London's Excel Exhibition Centre.
Paypal has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire money transfer provider Xoom for $890m.
Following the rumoured split of The Bitcoin Foundation, director Jon Matonis confessed that his firm spent $150,000 a month in expenses.
Banco Santander and payment technology company Monitise have agreed to work together to launch a FinTech venture builder. The joint venture will invest in, help build and scale up innovative FinTech businesses.
KFC China has teamed up with Alibaba’s payments division Alipay to allow Chinese customers to pay for their fast-food with mobile phones.
Citi has released a new mobile payments application for iPhone users, allowing consumers to use their fingerprints to make contactless payments.
The managing director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has said the city-state will commit S$225m over the next five years to create a ‘vibrant ecosystem for innovation’.
Western Union has teamed up with WHSmith to integrate 300 mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) self-service kiosks within the retail group's UK stores.
Microsoft will make the Yandex.Money payment application available on its Nokia Lumia smartphones in Russia this summer.
Computop, a payment service provider, has entered into a partnership with Bitnet, a bitcoin payments processor, which will allow merchants to offer bitcoin as a payment method to customers.
Facebook has finally released its peer-to-peer payment system in the US, nearly three months after first announcing it . Users can now quickly transfer money to each other through its Messenger platform.