This year's Black Friday looks to be the biggest yet, according to multiple sources, with online transactions driving the bulk of transactions. read more ..
Banks are on the verge of their "Uber moment" as technological advancements are on course to forcing financial institutions around the world to close their branches and possibly firing half of their workforces, said Anthony Jenkins, the former chief executive of Barclays Bank. read more ..
The UK is the world’s third most popular shopping destination for international online shoppers, according to new research from PayPal. read more ..
Here are the five payment startups participating in MasterCard's 'Masters of Code' global hackathon. The event, held in San Francisco at the beginning of December, will see one winner receive $100,000 and dedicated resources to develop and commercialize their innovation.
With two months having passed since the US market implemented payment security upgrades in the form of the EMV standard, it is time to check back in and see whether the October 1st deadline was realistic or optimistic.
Bitwalking has launched a phone application that will turn users' footsteps into Bitwalking dollars (BW$), real money that can be used to buy products in Bitwalking’s in-app marketplace, trade BW$ with other users, and make purchases with third-party partners.
A recent blog post in the Financial Times, closely examined the progress of Mpesa, the digital money system launched in Kenya by Vodafone-owned Safaricom, and used it to trace out a larger picture of the mobile money systems.
BBVA, Spain's second-largest bank, has invested £45m in Atom Bank, UK's first digital-only financial institution, to become the Durham-based lender's biggest shareholder.
US ATM manufacturer Diebold is in talks to acquire its European peer, Wincorf Nixdorf, for $1.8 billion in a move that will see the creation of a company that will be the world's largest maker of cash machines, overtaking NCR.
Bitcoin is set to get a mainstream boost as Coinbase, one of the largest bitcoin wallet firms in the US, has partnered with Shift Payments to release a Bitcoin Visa debit card.
E-commerce retailers must up their game if they are to live up to people's mobile shopping expectations, with 50 per cent of millennials smartphones/tablets users saying they would shop elsewhere if a mobile site or app failed to load in three seconds or less.
Blenheim Chalcot and portfolio company Contentive acquire HR Directors Business Summit and Pan European HR Summit from World Trade Group (WTG)
Recent research found that 94% of banks see small and medium-sized businesses as vital. So why do 70% of these businesses have no contact with their bank relationship manager, and how can the financial services rebuild loyalty with this important sector?
Blockchain technology has in recent times been attracting a significant amount of interest from large financial institutions and venture capitalist firms, as Blockchain payments company Align Commerce secures a $12.5m Series A funding round.
Barclays has decided to rebrand its current London and Manchester accelerators from Escalator to Rise, a network of physical spaces and a virtual global community that focuses on the future of FinTech.
With recent figures revealing that contactless technology is becoming more and more popular, PaymentEye caught up with Nick Mackie, head of Contactless at Visa Europe, to explore the reasons behind the technology's success and how it will evolve in the future.
Innovate Finance has partnered with law firm Hogan Lovells to promote the FinTech community in the UK and around the world.
Seven out of ten US consumers said banks with newest technological features are more trustworthy than banks that lag behind, according to research from The Balancing Act: U.S. Bank 2015 Outlook on People and Technology.