This week, Circle rolls out its social payments app in Spain and Ireland allowing customers to link any Spanish or Irish bank account to Circle to send and receive P2P payments to friends and family within their countries and across borders instantly. read more ..
This infographic is a snapshot look at the mobile industry and explores who the key players are, how their technology works and who uses them. read more ..
When RBS suffered a payments failure last year, we witnessed exactly how a serious disruption to service can have an impact on customer trust, company reputation, and share price. How can financial organisations mitigate the risk of having a similar incident?
Silicon Valley Bank and Mastercard have selected six new startups for their fifth class of Commerce.Innovated, a virtual accelerator designed to help commerce, payments and fintech startups grow their businesses.
Android Pay is now available in Hong Kong and is available at over 5,000 locations in Hong Kong where contactless payments are accepted.
In the constantly changing world of commerce, innovation is not a fad but a necessity to address new consumer behaviours and purchasing experiences resulting from globalization and new technologies. It is required to continue to help merchants adapt to changing interactions with their customers, whatever the channel or service.
Four years after leaving the UK's high streets, ING is coming back in a digital way with a new app that integrates users' bank accounts (even ones from its competitors) and provides tips and information about their finances.
Charlie Scharf has this week announced his resignation from the post of Visa's chief executive officer. It come into effect on December 1st 2016.
First Data has released Clover Go, a new contactless payment reader that works with swipe and EMV cards, as well as NFC (including Apple Pay, Android Pay & Samsung Pay) devices.
Nationwide has carried out a contactless payment transaction 100,000 feet above the earth in extremely cold conditions.
Alipay, the mobile payment platform run by Ant Financial Services Group, has partnered with Zapper, the consumer insights and marketing platform which is enabled by mobile payments.
The number of consumers using a mobile device, including a smartphone and a tablet, to make payments has tripled in the last year, according to a new study from Visa.
The exponential growth of online commerce and the corresponding explosion of payment technology have led to a fragmented market, making way for development of solutions for every need on the global market. However, while this evolution makes for a sophisticated payment ecosystem, there are still several barriers to overcome, says Christoph Tutsch, founder and CEO of ONPEX.
Scams and online attacks are the main culprits behind the increase in financial fraud in the first half of 2016, new figures from Financial Fraud Action show.
The rapid growth of the gig economy is variously regarded as a highly positive development but one that can be exploited by corporates exploiting weak employment laws to their advantage, writes Richard Hartung.
Barclays got in on the act, as did Orange, not to mention Apple, Samsung and Google - now Vodafone's UK customers can make contactless payments after the telco company partnered with PayPal.
This infographic, presented by SapientNitro, takes a look at how mobile payments have involved, why and most importantly what that means for banks.