Following a milestone in August, when spending via contactless accounted for 20% of all card transactions in the UK, the technology has reached another: contactless now makes up a quarter of all UK card transactions, according to the latest figures from the UK Card Association (UKCA).
The increase of ATMs installed away from bank branches is being driven by factors including banks' efforts to be more cost-effective, and the rise of independent ATM deployers, new research from RBR suggests.
ING has partnered with Dutch startup, Whydonate, to create a contactless charity collection box to help keep the charity sector innovative in a time when cash is being used less frequently.
Rakuten Deutschland, a subsidiary of Japan’s largest e-commerce site, has expanded its existing partnership with Wirecard to offer a wider range of payment methods.
Clarity Money, the brainchild of venture capitalist Adam Dell, is a new personal finance app that uses AI and data science to save users money by finding better-priced energy bills, cancelling subscriptions and provide tailored suggestions on things such as credit cards.
As 2016 winds to a close, we've decided to take a look back at some of our most-read articles throughout the year. For the rest of the week, we'll be highlighting the top five most popular articles in various categories across the site.
Moneybox, the smartphone app aimed at getting millennials investing, has launched its service for Android phones, which can be downloaded on Google's Play Store.
It's beginning to look a lot like contactless, everywhere you go. So much so that contactless payments have increased by 166% year-on-year, according to new research from Barclaycard.
Black Friday shopping has been a resounding success in the UK and across the pond in the US, especially online shopping. However, some European countries are still wary about the e-commerce option.
Barclaycard has launched, what it describes as, the 'world's first contactless beer pump'. According to the card issuer, the pump is designed to target the 12-minute average waiting time at the bar by speeding up the order, the pouring and the payment process.