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26 JUNE 2017
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article thumbnail Monday, 26 June 2017

The business of payments funding part 1: Sources for funding
There are a variety of funding sources for payments fintechs, but these potential backers are all looking for one thing above everything else – growth
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Norway Payments Market Report

Norway’s mobile payments market is accelerating fast, but still somewhat behind its Nordic neighbours in terms of development.

DNB’s Vipps and Danske Bank’s MobilePay are the two main competing m-payment offerings in Norway, but a “bridge” is needed to link the Nordic schemes and fight international competition, according to the head of MobilePay Norway.
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  IN THE MAY EDITION OF CARD & PAYMENTS WORLD

MERCHANTS & PAYMENTS: Sainsbury's boss says m-payment vendors 'a threat' to retailers
COMMENT:
M-wallet dissatisfaction feeds trend to retailer-led consortiums

GDPR: EU directive is coming soon: Are you ready?
ATMs: Celebrating 50 years of cash machines

PORTUGAL COUNTRY REPORT (PART 2): Economic recovery boosts cards
. Charts and market data
BLOCKCHAIN CASE STUDY: Disberse charity payments platform
THE BATTLE FOR BANK A/C ACCESS: Screen scraping vs. Bank APIs

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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightThursday, 22 June 2017

Asia the best place to start a payment business
Europe moves up payment innovation rankings to second Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsThursday, 22 June 2017

Leumi Card uses AI to fight fraud
Platform flags abnormal behaviour Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityWednesday, 21 June 2017

76 held in international eCommerce fraud crackdown
Arrests linked to 20,000 fraudulent transactions Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 21 June 2017

Shareholders criticise Monitise sale
Once high-flying m-payments company sold for just £70m Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 19 June 2017

PSD2 and Instant Payments to cut card volumes
Declining card revenues will force banks to offer new online payment methods Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - RegulationFriday, 16 June 2017

Plan for standard API for third party bank account access
Banks and processor group proposes solution to contentious PSD2 X2SA issue Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileThursday, 15 June 2017

Google streamlines payments with new API
New Android Pay features also enable targeted merchant offers Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileWednesday, 14 June 2017

Bink adds Iceland to retail partners
Three year agreement for Payment Linked Loyalty platform  Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityTuesday, 13 June 2017

No respite from payments cyberattacks
Email and account takeover are biggest threats Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 12 June 2017

Payments funding: Latest global investments
Major moves in India, Thailand, Ireland and Australia Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightFriday, 09 June 2017

Fivefold increase in Indian payment card shipments
Global card numbers up by 4% Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 09 June 2017

Blockchain case study: Disberse charity payments
- Founded in September 2016 by Ben Joakim
- Based in Cardiff, Wales
- Blockchain-based humanitarian aid funds distribution platform
- Pilot projects in Swaziland, Uganda and the Philippines Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringFriday, 09 June 2017

JCB strikes Europe acquiring deal
Partnership with e-commerce specialist Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationThursday, 08 June 2017

Less than half PSPs can comply with PSD2
Only 12% know when regulation becomes active Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 07 June 2017

UK retains FinTech dominance
Germany also makes strong showing in FinTech50 start-ups list
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Card & Payments World | News - Financial Services
Head of new Finance UK super-body named
Thursday, 27 April 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and Security
Financial data breaches skyrocket
Friday, 28 April 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Company news
Vocalink deal closes
Tuesday, 02 May 2017

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightThursday, 22 June 2017

Asia the best place to start a payment business
Europe moves up payment innovation rankings to second Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsThursday, 22 June 2017

Leumi Card uses AI to fight fraud
Platform flags abnormal behaviour Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityWednesday, 21 June 2017

76 held in international eCommerce fraud crackdown
Arrests linked to 20,000 fraudulent transactions Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 21 June 2017

Shareholders criticise Monitise sale
Once high-flying m-payments company sold for just £70m Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 19 June 2017

PSD2 and Instant Payments to cut card volumes
Declining card revenues will force banks to offer new online payment methods Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - RegulationFriday, 16 June 2017

Plan for standard API for third party bank account access
Banks and processor group proposes solution to contentious PSD2 X2SA issue Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileThursday, 15 June 2017

Google streamlines payments with new API
New Android Pay features also enable targeted merchant offers Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileWednesday, 14 June 2017

Bink adds Iceland to retail partners
Three year agreement for Payment Linked Loyalty platform  Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityTuesday, 13 June 2017

No respite from payments cyberattacks
Email and account takeover are biggest threats Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 12 June 2017

Payments funding: Latest global investments
Major moves in India, Thailand, Ireland and Australia Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightFriday, 09 June 2017

Fivefold increase in Indian payment card shipments
Global card numbers up by 4% Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 09 June 2017

Blockchain case study: Disberse charity payments
- Founded in September 2016 by Ben Joakim
- Based in Cardiff, Wales
- Blockchain-based humanitarian aid funds distribution platform
- Pilot projects in Swaziland, Uganda and the Philippines Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringFriday, 09 June 2017

JCB strikes Europe acquiring deal
Partnership with e-commerce specialist Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationThursday, 08 June 2017

Less than half PSPs can comply with PSD2
Only 12% know when regulation becomes active Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 07 June 2017

UK retains FinTech dominance
Germany also makes strong showing in FinTech50 start-ups list
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Card & Payments World | News - Company newsTuesday, 06 June 2017

Independent payment gateways link up
UK pair partner to offer wider range of services
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileMonday, 05 June 2017

LG finally launches its m-payments app
Four issuers initially support payments Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 05 June 2017

1.3 billion increase in global EMV cards
Chip card adoption doubles in US Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Online paymentsFriday, 02 June 2017

Yandex provides payments via chatbots
eCommerce service for Russian users Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 02 June 2017

Spain accelerates blockchain initiatives
Multi sector DLT platform set up following launch of bank consortium Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightTuesday, 30 May 2017

Debit cards poised to overtake cash in 2018
Change to come three years earlier than expected Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityTuesday, 30 May 2017

Infineon launches ‘post quantum cryptography’ security
Defence against quantum computing potential to defeat current encryption methods Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightFriday, 26 May 2017

NFC chip shipments to accelerate
Eurosmart issues global SIM and SE shipment figures Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 26 May 2017

Challenger drops ‘Bank’ from name
Savings account plans put on hold Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityThursday, 25 May 2017

Target to pay US$18.5m damages to US states
- Retailer pays despite breach due to a theft of credentials from third party vendor
- US$10m consumer class action settled last week
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 23 May 2017

Paytm names CEO for its Payments Bank
M-payments provider gets RBI approval Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityTuesday, 23 May 2017

Swift issues customer security guidance
New controls policy Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationTuesday, 23 May 2017

EC confirms screen scraping re-think
Change comes despite lobbying by European banks Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsMonday, 22 May 2017

Over half POS now have no limits on Apple transactions
Upgrades remove payments threshold Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 22 May 2017

P2P payments ‘the new social norm’
Millennials lead take-up Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 22 May 2017

SMEs 'lose £1.6bn' by not accepting next gen payments
20% think they do not need to introduce invisible payments Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - IdentityFriday, 19 May 2017

Twins fool HSBC voice system
Man impersonates brother to get past bank system security Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsThursday, 18 May 2017

European bank BNI Europa to lend £45m each year P2P platform
Investment via MarketInvoice doubles in last three years Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Online paymentsWednesday, 17 May 2017

Tesco begins voice ordering from Home
Customers can now buy goods from Tesco by voice using the Google Home device. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityWednesday, 17 May 2017

PCI compliance cheap compared to EU GDPR say experts
If you thought PCI was expensive, then just wait for  the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsTuesday, 16 May 2017

Samsung Pay makes UK entry
Much-delayed launch confirmed
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 16 May 2017

Comment: Mobile wallet dissatisfaction feeds trend towards retailer-led consortiums
Two events happened this month that should make anyone working on a mobile wallet sit up and take notice. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 16 May 2017

Major retailer says mobile payment vendors are a threat
- Call for a retail consortium to make mobile payments work
- "Only benefit of mobile wallets is convenience" Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 16 May 2017

Massive French retail consortium achieves Lyf Pay wallet launch
Carrefour, BNP paribas, Crédit Mutuel, Auchan, Mastercard, Oney and Total among the partners Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityMonday, 15 May 2017

Russian banks fend off cyberattack
Banks in Russia have been targeted by a massive cyberattack, according to the country’s central bank. Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsMonday, 15 May 2017

FIME to deliver PURE testing services
Firm gets approval from PayCert Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 12 May 2017

Singapore firm gets EU payments licence
Fintech gains entry to market through Baltic Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 11 May 2017

Fintechs and PSPs lobby for PSD2 changes
Coalition claims banks will become the ‘gatekeepers’ of fintech Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsWednesday, 10 May 2017

Visa and Square partner for festival payments
Link to enable 100% mobile and card acceptance at music event Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileWednesday, 10 May 2017

Apple Pay catches up with PayPal
Apple users spend more at online checkout Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 10 May 2017

PayU invests in German fintech
Partnership with machine learning-based credit provider Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 09 May 2017

Alipay expands to the US
First major merchant acceptance partnership Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 09 May 2017

Mobile biometric payment volumes to triple
Apple Pay and Chinese vendors drive 2017 increase Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 09 May 2017

Starling launches real-time m-payments
Offering provides FP access Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 08 May 2017

Middle East and Africa lead global card growth
International schemes eat into share of domestic players
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