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8 DECEMBER 2016
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AI Report: Regulations not keeping up
- Society not yet ready for ethical, legal and societal ramifications of technology
- Mastercard rolls system out across network
- AI payments on new Samsung phone
- 72% see payments potential
- AI could take the mystery out of music Read more ...

 
     

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Barclaycard: 50 years old and not afraid to fail

Exclusive interview with MD global payment acceptance Paulette Rowe
Barclaycard has always been proud of its reputation as an innovator.

From those early days in the sixties when it was one of the first credit card issuers, through the early mobile payments and contactless era and into wearables, Barclaycard has never been afraid to test, or to fail.
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 05 December 2016

China is the global fintech powerhouse
Customer by-passing of cards for digital payments is one of key drivers Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 01 December 2016

Trustech latest: Sesames winners announced
Humanitarian food assistance and biometric cybersecurity providers triumph Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 21 November 2016

Metro Bank tests blockchain smart card
Partnership with Deloitte and SETL Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 16 November 2016

Big FIs partner for inter-bank blockchain payments
Link-up with Singapore central bank and tech provider Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 09 November 2016

Monzo valued at £50m
Challenger bank raises £4.8m in funding Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechTuesday, 08 November 2016

Open access
Comment: New technology causes a filing problem

Payments network or fintech? The rules of classification are being re-written Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 07 November 2016

SEB starts blockchain payments network
Transfers between Sweden and New York Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 03 November 2016

Challenger bank reaches 100k customers
Startup investors include ex-Manchester United manager Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 31 October 2016

Book review: A gripping read about the blockchain

Yes really!


When I began reading The Business Blockchain by William Mougayar, I had the impression that in a few years time, I would no longer feel in need of a blockchain explanation.
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 26 October 2016

Money 20/20: Visa stakes blockchain claim
Banks to be offered real-time B2B payments from next year  Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechTuesday, 25 October 2016

China now the global fintech powerhouse
Ant Financial tops list of innovators Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 21 October 2016

P2P lending: Trade body calls for tougher regulation
Need for more customer awareness of risk in burgeoning sector Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 21 October 2016

P2P lending: Katipult targets Europe
Partnership to address security issues Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 21 October 2016

P2P lending: Jack Henry partners with Visa
Faster payments for debit cards Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 21 October 2016

P2P lending: Aurora combines FinTech and InsurTech
Finnish company partners on new platform Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Fintech
Monzo valued at £50m
Wednesday, 09 November 2016

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 05 December 2016

China is the global fintech powerhouse
Customer by-passing of cards for digital payments is one of key drivers Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 01 December 2016

Trustech latest: Sesames winners announced
Humanitarian food assistance and biometric cybersecurity providers triumph Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 21 November 2016

Metro Bank tests blockchain smart card
Partnership with Deloitte and SETL Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 16 November 2016

Big FIs partner for inter-bank blockchain payments
Link-up with Singapore central bank and tech provider Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 09 November 2016

Monzo valued at £50m
Challenger bank raises £4.8m in funding Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechTuesday, 08 November 2016

Open access
Comment: New technology causes a filing problem

Payments network or fintech? The rules of classification are being re-written Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 07 November 2016

SEB starts blockchain payments network
Transfers between Sweden and New York Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 03 November 2016

Challenger bank reaches 100k customers
Startup investors include ex-Manchester United manager Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 31 October 2016

Book review: A gripping read about the blockchain

Yes really!


When I began reading The Business Blockchain by William Mougayar, I had the impression that in a few years time, I would no longer feel in need of a blockchain explanation.
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 26 October 2016

Money 20/20: Visa stakes blockchain claim
Banks to be offered real-time B2B payments from next year  Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechTuesday, 25 October 2016

China now the global fintech powerhouse
Ant Financial tops list of innovators Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 21 October 2016

P2P lending: Trade body calls for tougher regulation
Need for more customer awareness of risk in burgeoning sector Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 21 October 2016

P2P lending: Katipult targets Europe
Partnership to address security issues Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 21 October 2016

P2P lending: Jack Henry partners with Visa
Faster payments for debit cards Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 21 October 2016

P2P lending: Aurora combines FinTech and InsurTech
Finnish company partners on new platform Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 07 October 2016

RBS uses chatbots for customer service
AI platform will answer specific cardholder queries Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 28 September 2016

European fintechs start industry alliance
New body to represent booming sector Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechTuesday, 20 September 2016

Synechron launches blockchain accelerators in the Cloud
Programme to cut time-to-market for blockchain initiatives Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 16 September 2016

Banks must partner challengers to stay relevant
European institutions are most suspicious of fintechs  Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 14 September 2016

Banks lead blockchain deployments
Total VC investment in tech nears US$300m in H1 Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechTuesday, 13 September 2016

Bitcoin threat to issuers and acquirers
Networks may benefit, finds report Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 09 September 2016

Three companies dominate blockchain funding
Opportunity for faster, more secure transactions drives market Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 08 September 2016

Using a Fintech hammer to crack the charity nut
Pennies celebrates a great year with an impressive payments and retail turnout Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechTuesday, 06 September 2016

Europe alternative finance market nearly doubles
P2P lending is largest AltFi sector Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 01 September 2016

Visa makes blockchain play
Bank partners sought for settlement pilot

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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 26 August 2016

Mondo becomes Monzo
Fintech bank changes name after legal challenge Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 26 August 2016

Ripple working with Japan banks
Blockchain solution can reduce cross border fees by 90%
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 25 August 2016

China leads global fintech investments
Asia-Pacific H1 financing is nearly double full-year 2015 Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 22 August 2016

FCA to play more active role in ‘regtech’
Outstanding response to consultation  Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 19 August 2016

Singapore sets out ‘new model’ for payments
Island state says rise of fintech means new regulations are needed Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 18 August 2016

‘Siri buy this now’ coming soon via a third party
Artificial intelligence offers payment by voice from a phone near you Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 17 August 2016

CMA report a missed opportunity, says challenger bank boss
Call for action on capital requirements to open SME lending Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 12 August 2016

Blockchain: Bank collaboration is vital
Reduction in settlement time to be main benefit in payments Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 10 August 2016

Ethereum plans 100,000 transactions per second
Virtual currency platform makes IoT and micropayments play Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechTuesday, 09 August 2016

CMA orders banks to open APIs
Great for fintech, costly for banks, mobile spam for customers Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 08 August 2016

Square posts promising Q2 results as it thinks big
Dorsey highlights importance of Square Capital
Jack Dorsey, Square CEO, has earned himself respite from market criticism after reporting Q2 figures that beat expectations both for revenue and losses. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 29 July 2016

Groupe BPCE buys digital challenger
Established bank combines with emerging fintech rival Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 27 July 2016

Start-up tackles lack of merchant virtual currency acceptance
US$1m crowdfunding raised in nine days Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechTuesday, 26 July 2016

Using AI to drive online payments
Tech provides greater insights into consumer product searches to increase chance of transactions Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 25 July 2016

Santander doubles FinTech fund
Capital increased to US$200m Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 18 July 2016

Using AI to drive eCommerce transactions
Tech provides greater insights into consumer product search terms Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 24 June 2016

Chinese tycoon builds Lending Club stake
Regulator investigations expand into lending platform's activities Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 20 June 2016

#NoCashTrip Europe tests reality of cashless society
Denmark is advanced but "the North Sea smells" Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 17 June 2016

Banks trial blockchain currencies
Pilot schemes in Canada and Japan Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 08 June 2016

Funding: Pay4Later gets new investor
Growth investment for consumer finance fintech Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 02 June 2016

Australian FinTech threat
Regulator partnership to help new players scale across borders Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 20 May 2016

Wristband gives electric shocks for overspending
Is this taking IoT a step too far, or will the consumer love it? Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 18 May 2016

Funding: Barclays supports cloud payments tech provider
Offering connects business finance systems to payment networks Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechTuesday, 17 May 2016

Bitcoin exchange passes US$40m in card payments
System accepts Visa, MasterCard and virtual cards Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 29 April 2016

Funding: Israeli payment tech firm closes US$24m round
Investment to be used for new products and expansion Read more ...

 
     
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