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17 OCTOBER 2017
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article thumbnail Friday, 13 October 2017

Hackers switch focus from banks to cryptocurrencies
Sate-sponsored attacks on infrastructure n increasing threat to FIs
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PayPal uses partnerships to build multichannel power

24 separate deals in 18 months expand customer offering both online and in-store

Faced with growing digital payments competition from rivals such as Amazon and Square, PayPal is pursuing an aggressive strategy of partnerships to expand its payments offering to consumers both online and offline.
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  IN THE SEPTEMBER EDITION OF CARD & PAYMENTS WORLD

PAYPAL EXPANSION: Series of partnerships with global players in different sectors
NIGERIA: Country report with extensive data and analysis

IS BITCOIN A FRAUD?: "It will blow up", warns CEO of banking giant
EQUIFAX: Analysing the data breach
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Grab sets out ambitious plans to develop loyalty and payments wallet in Asia

DIGITAL PAYMENTS: EU bank branches plummet as new payment methods take off
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 12 October 2017

Amazon targets voice payments
New Alexa devices take step forward with voice recognition
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Card & Payments World | News - Company newsThursday, 12 October 2017

Funding: Business payments network raises US$100m
Money to be used to drive paper-free payments Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileWednesday, 11 October 2017

Danske Bank terminates Norway m-payments scheme
Bank now in talks with rival platform Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsTuesday, 10 October 2017

Former UK PM takes role at First Data
Appointment to international advisory board Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 09 October 2017

EC investigates bank data sharing practices
Fintechs hit out at lack of access
Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesMonday, 09 October 2017

Banks from nine countries to join EU instant payment system
November launch for pan-European infrastructure solution Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsMonday, 09 October 2017

Faster Payments seeks bidders for infrastructure
Renewal will migrate service to ISO20022 international standard
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 09 October 2017

Emerging economies lead mature ones in digital payments
China and India to increase Asian lead
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Card & Payments World | News - Company newsFriday, 06 October 2017

Adyen extends Alipay merchant partnership
400m Chinese tourists targeted during Golden Week Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 06 October 2017

Singapore claims blockchain payments breakthrough
MAS and FI consortium develops inter-bank payments software  Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationThursday, 05 October 2017

FCA takes aim at Amazon over streamlined payments
Concern about checkout-free transactions Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 05 October 2017

Dubai to develop sovereign cryptocurrency for payments
Systems will use NFC phones Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - MobileWednesday, 04 October 2017

SMEs fail mobile-friendly test
Number of mobile-enabled commerce sites up just 1% in a year Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityTuesday, 03 October 2017

Equifax breach worse than suspected
US numbers increased, Canadians downgraded Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsMonday, 02 October 2017

Merchant payments fintech plans ICO
Offering to support transfer of platform to blockchain Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and Security
Equifax breach worse than suspected
Tuesday, 03 October 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cards
Merchant payments fintech plans ICO
Monday, 02 October 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Fintech
HSBC pilots Open Banking
Friday, 29 September 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/Marketing
Tesco revamps payments and loyalty app
Wednesday, 27 September 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and Security
Equifax CEO steps down
Tuesday, 26 September 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Company news
US$5.3bn offer for Nets
Monday, 25 September 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Customer Insight
Data breaches rocket by 164%
Friday, 22 September 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Financial Services
Payments Power 10 shortlist announced
Friday, 22 September 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Company news
Alpha launches new corporate ID
Thursday, 21 September 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/Marketing
Air Canada seeks new credit card partner
Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Company news
GoCardless raises US$22.5m
Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Company news
Provident Financial in freefall
Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and Security
PCI security failures stick at 50%
Thursday, 31 August 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and Security
Is bitcoin “a fraud”?
Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/Marketing
Tesco revamps payments and loyalty app
Wednesday, 27 September 2017

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 12 October 2017

Amazon targets voice payments
New Alexa devices take step forward with voice recognition
Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsThursday, 12 October 2017

Funding: Business payments network raises US$100m
Money to be used to drive paper-free payments Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileWednesday, 11 October 2017

Danske Bank terminates Norway m-payments scheme
Bank now in talks with rival platform Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsTuesday, 10 October 2017

Former UK PM takes role at First Data
Appointment to international advisory board Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 09 October 2017

EC investigates bank data sharing practices
Fintechs hit out at lack of access
Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesMonday, 09 October 2017

Banks from nine countries to join EU instant payment system
November launch for pan-European infrastructure solution Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsMonday, 09 October 2017

Faster Payments seeks bidders for infrastructure
Renewal will migrate service to ISO20022 international standard
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 09 October 2017

Emerging economies lead mature ones in digital payments
China and India to increase Asian lead
Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsFriday, 06 October 2017

Adyen extends Alipay merchant partnership
400m Chinese tourists targeted during Golden Week Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 06 October 2017

Singapore claims blockchain payments breakthrough
MAS and FI consortium develops inter-bank payments software  Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationThursday, 05 October 2017

FCA takes aim at Amazon over streamlined payments
Concern about checkout-free transactions Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 05 October 2017

Dubai to develop sovereign cryptocurrency for payments
Systems will use NFC phones Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - MobileWednesday, 04 October 2017

SMEs fail mobile-friendly test
Number of mobile-enabled commerce sites up just 1% in a year Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityTuesday, 03 October 2017

Equifax breach worse than suspected
US numbers increased, Canadians downgraded Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsMonday, 02 October 2017

Merchant payments fintech plans ICO
Offering to support transfer of platform to blockchain Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationMonday, 02 October 2017

EC urged to ban screen scraping
Authentication group sets out ‘key problems’ Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - RegulationFriday, 29 September 2017

New payment systems operator names CEO
Former Nationwide man takes over Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 29 September 2017

HSBC pilots Open Banking
Customers can see accounts from 21 banks Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 28 September 2017

Singapore payments fintech sets up in Lithuania
New base part of plans for Europe expansion Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - MobileWednesday, 27 September 2017

Alipay integrated at Austrian luxury retailer
Rollout to appeal to brand-conscious Chinese tourists Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 27 September 2017

Tesco revamps payments and loyalty app
Relaunched system offers extra Clubcard points Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityTuesday, 26 September 2017

Equifax CEO steps down
Company initiates search for new boss after massive data breach Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingTuesday, 26 September 2017

Woolworths integrates rewards with Apple wallet
10 million members can earn and redeem rewards at POS Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechTuesday, 26 September 2017

Mastercard and Swarovski launch VR shopping app
Consumers purchase by focusing gaze on Masterpass logo Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - IdentityMonday, 25 September 2017

Facial ID unpopular as verification method
Phone users prefer voice recognition for payments Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsMonday, 25 September 2017

US$5.3bn offer for Nets
Payments industry consolidation set to accelerate Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightFriday, 22 September 2017

Data breaches rocket by 164%
ID theft and poor internal security practices blamed Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesFriday, 22 September 2017

Payments Power 10 shortlist announced
35 in running to reach final list Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsThursday, 21 September 2017

Alpha launches new corporate ID
Irish payments firm also introduces centralised fintech vendor database Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingThursday, 21 September 2017

Co-op supermarket uses loyalty rewards to restore business
CEO does not rule out creating a new bank Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 20 September 2017

Air Canada seeks new credit card partner
Move part of plans for US$2bn in-house loyalty programme after Aimia break-up  Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 20 September 2017

GoCardless raises US$22.5m
New countries to be added to business payments network Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 20 September 2017

Digital charity box accepts donations via Apple Pay
45m donations collected in last seven years Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 19 September 2017

Google launches India m-payments app
Link with UPI platform enables bank-to-bank transfers Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - RegulationTuesday, 19 September 2017

PSR sets out how it will enforce PSD2 access rules
Regulations come into UK law from 13 January next year
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Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityTuesday, 19 September 2017

Equifax latest: Criminal investigation into breach
Senators propose new data law following revelations
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityMonday, 18 September 2017

Equifax security chiefs depart after breach
– Patch failure helped enable intrusion
– UK customer data compromised due to ‘process failure’ Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityFriday, 15 September 2017

‘200,000 card details’ stolen in Equifax breach
Networks send alerts to banks Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - ATMsFriday, 15 September 2017

ATM numbers decline in western Europe for first time
Overall global market continues to grow Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightWednesday, 13 September 2017

Bank branches plummet as digital payments take off
More than 9,000 branches closed in EU Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityWednesday, 13 September 2017

Is bitcoin “a fraud”?
Bank CEO says he would dismiss any trader dealing in it Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightTuesday, 12 September 2017

EMEA merchants plan increase in new payments acceptance
Security and compliance are main barriers to further expansion in region Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityTuesday, 12 September 2017

Analysing the Equifax breach
143 million Americans and 44 million Brits have details stolen
A data security breach is bad news for any company, but when it happened to Equifax, which makes its living by telling customers to use their services to prevent fraud, the fall out was predictable. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingMonday, 11 September 2017

Collinson Group buys into card-linked offers
The Collinson Group, which has ICLP and Priority Pass among its suite of companies, has acquired a number of assets from a US based card-linked offers company. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityThursday, 31 August 2017

PCI security failures stick at 50%
“No compliant company has ever suffered a data breach”
Despite stringent Payment Card Industry (PCI) rules, nearly half of companies recently assessed are failing to secure their payments systems from hackers. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 30 August 2017

Amex faces major fines for mal-practice and discrimination
Inferior terms offered to customers in Puerto Rico and US Territories
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has taken action against two American Express banking subsidiaries for discriminating against consumers in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and other U.S. territories by providing them with credit and charge card terms that were inferior to those available in the 50 states. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 30 August 2017

Grant for payments start-up
Funds to enhance technology
A London based payments start-up has received a grant of nearly three quarters of a million pounds to enhance its technology. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Card networksWednesday, 30 August 2017

US judge throws out action against payments processors
Court rules “memory aids” unacceptable
A US judge has thrown out a long running case against payment processors, because the organisation  bring the action had refused to follow the court’s instructions to answer questions without resorting to a script. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 25 August 2017

Estonia plans its own digital currency
System could be used to pay for public and private services Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingThursday, 24 August 2017

Exclusive interview: Grab sets out plans for Southeast Asia expansion
Wallet provider targets massive payments and loyalty market across region 
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