In the latest episode of the FinTalk podcast we talk to Fabian Vandenreydt, head of SWIFT Innotribe about key trends in emerging financial technology, what to expect from Sibos and why there’s never been a better time to collaborate in financial services. read more ..
Nine out of ten consumers use their smartphones more than any other device, and consumers would also prefer to use biometrics over PINs - with fingerprints being the preferred method, according to a new Mastercard survey. read more ..
It seems laptops are about to catch the biometric fever as PayPal, Intel, Lenovo and Synaptics are collaborating to introduce FIDO-enabled embedded fingerprint solution to PCs. read more ..
It should come as no surprise that digital payment volumes are continuing to increase with annual growth projected to top 10% for the first time to reach 426.3 billion transactions, according to the new World Payments Report (WPR) from Capgemini and BNP Paribas.
Cash was used in under 50% of all retail transactions across the UK in 2015, according to the British Retail Consortium's annual Payments Survey.
Digital payments giant ACI Worldwide is teaming up with VocaLink for real-time payments infrastructure.
Fresh from its $4.5bn IPO, Nordic payments processor Nets has picked Spire as its partner to help with the physical roll out of mobile payments for Dankort customers.
Square has introduced a new update to its contactless and chip readers that reduces transaction speed to 4.2 seconds.
Metromile has just landed nearly $200m in Series D funding for its auto insurance payments platform.
Identity, biometrics, fraud, and the payments user experience were the topics discussed at TALKINGTECH’s inaugural Future of Digital Payments and Collections event this week.
The digitalisation of finance has never been more advanced, yet the number of B2B payments made by paper cheque actually increased in the US last year.
Mastercard is working with Stripe to expedite the payment process for American sellers on the latter's marketplaces using the instant payouts feature from Stripe.
Barclays has signed contracts with six of the fintech startups that just graduated from its second New York accelerator programme.
Lloyds has launched biometric finger print authentication for mobile banking.
It's banks, not government agencies, that the British people trust to deliver biometric authentication payment services, says a new Visa study.
London fintech startup Curve has picked up another $3m in funding to replace all the different payment cards in your wallet with just one.
With less than two weeks to go until the US liability shift hits its first anniversary, MasterCard published new data evidencing the positive impact the technology is having on issuing banks, merchants and consumers, as well as saying adoption continues to grow.
Chase, the US consumer and commercial banking business of JPMorgan Chase & Co, has signed a multiyear agreement with Best Buy, that will see the electronics retailer accept Chase Pay in its stores, on BestBuy.com and in the Best Buy app.