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23 APRIL 2018
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1. Top tier banks complete blockchain pilot transactions
(Card & Payments World | News/Fintech)
Top tier banks complete blockchain pilot transactions Initial transactions include smart payments Batavia, the blockchain-based global trade finance platform developed by a consortium of major banks ...
Monday, 23 April 2018
2. NY authorities launch crypto platform probe
(Card & Payments World | News/Corporate cards)
NY authorities launch crypto platform probe Investigation seeks greater transparency in sector The New York Attorney General has launched an investigation to increase the level of transparency around ...
Friday, 20 April 2018
3. Amex axes rewards scheme
(Card & Payments World | News/Loyalty/Marketing)
Amex axes rewards scheme Programme cancelled after partner exodus American Express is to end its struggling Plenti coalition loyalty scheme from July 10. The US scheme, launched in 2015, was an ...
Thursday, 19 April 2018
4. Marriott expands credit card reach after merger
(Card & Payments World | News/Loyalty/Marketing)
Marriott expands credit card reach after merger Partners launch range of new co-branded products In addition to creating the world biggest hotel chain, Marriott Internationals acquisition of Starwood ...
Thursday, 19 April 2018
5. EC ID card security proposal is welcomed
(Card & Payments World | News/Identity)
EC ID card security proposal is welcomed Planned regulation opens door for host of related eID-related services The European Commission has tabled a proposal for a regulation to improve the security ...
Wednesday, 18 April 2018
6. Chinese lead funding of pan-African payments platform
(Card & Payments World | News/Fintech)
Chinese lead funding of pan-African payments platform Investment designed to improve continents fragmented m-payments landscape Pan-African digital payments network MFS Africa has received ...
Wednesday, 18 April 2018
7. Processors reveal top payment concerns of merchant clients
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
Processors reveal top payment concerns of merchant clients Value added services used to attract more merchants Chargeback rates are the biggest payment acceptance issue for merchants, according ...
Tuesday, 17 April 2018
8. Nearly half of under-35s have never used a credit card
(Card & Payments World | News/Customer Insight)
Nearly half under-35s have never used a credit card Need for changing payment solutions to meet millennial requirements Almost half of under 35s have never used a credit card (44%) compared to just ...
Tuesday, 17 April 2018
9. More opportunities for growth in subscriptions payments
(Card & Payments World | News/Customer Insight)
More opportunities for growth in subscriptions payments Sector already accounts for 5% of all household spending in Europe The total European subscription economy is worth 350bn a year, equivalent ...
Monday, 16 April 2018
10. Ripple partners with bank for blockchain-based payments
(Card & Payments World | News/Fintech)
Ripple partners with bank for blockchain-based payments Offering launched across four countries Banco Santander and Ripple have partnered to launch an international payments service using blockchain-based ...
Monday, 16 April 2018
11. Regulator warns of widespread cryptocurrency investment frauds
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
Regulator warns of widespread cryptocurrency frauds Investment promoters failing to disclose sufficient details There is widespread fraud involving cryptocurrency investment offerings, according ...
Friday, 13 April 2018
12. Paysafe makes further US processing acquisition
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
Paysafe makes further US processing acquisition Company claims to now be in top 5 of non-bank US processors Payments provider Paysafe is to acquire US-based iPayment, which provides payment and ...
Friday, 13 April 2018
13. Billon integrates blockchain tech into payment cards
(Card & Payments World | News/Fintech)
Billon integrates blockchain tech into payment cards Deal for multi-currency products covering 150 currencies UK blockchain technology company Billon has agreed a partnership to integrate its blockchain ...
Thursday, 12 April 2018
14. EPC considers changes to instant payments scheme
(Card & Payments World | News/Financial Services)
EPC considers changes to instant payments scheme Proposed amendments for all SEPA schemes go out for public consultation The European Payments Council has launched a public consultation on proposed ...
Thursday, 12 April 2018
15. POS tech provider to be bought for US$3.4bn
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
POS tech provider to be bought for US$3.4bn Private equity firm leads buyout consortium An investor group led by private equity company Francisco Partners has reached agreement to buy POS technology ...
Wednesday, 11 April 2018
16. Gang used Bitcoin used to help launder over Eur8m
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
Gang used Bitcoin used to help launder over Eur8m Cryptocurrencies increasingly utilised by crime groups, warns Europol Eleven people have been arrested in connection with a crime ring said to ...
Monday, 09 April 2018
17. EC takes aim at crossborder transaction fees
(Card & Payments World | News/Regulation)
EC takes aim at crossborder transaction fees - Bank revenues under threat - Regulators also target currency conversion transparency The European Commission has put forward new proposals to cut the ...
Monday, 09 April 2018
18. Mastercard names new vice chair
(Card & Payments World | News/Card networks)
Mastercard names new vice chair Network also makes changes to European leadership Mastercard has appointed Ann Cairns as vice chairman, effective from June 1. She is succeeded in her current position ...
Friday, 06 April 2018
19. India cracks down on VCs and payments storage
(Card & Payments World | News/Regulation)
India cracks down on VCs and payments storage Measures follow concerns over security and regulatory supervision Indian regulators have banned the countrys banks from handling virtual currency ...
Friday, 06 April 2018
20. The Top Ten UK cities for contactless transactions
(Card & Payments World | News/Contactless)
The Top Ten UK cities for contactless transactions 80% say cards are favourite form of payment Bristol has the highest proportion of contactless payments in the UK, with 59.5% of its total 8.3 million ...
Thursday, 05 April 2018
21. US$670m lost to crypto hacks and scams in 2018
(Card & Payments World | News/Corporate cards)
US$670m lost to crypto hacks and scams in 2018 One ICO accounts for quarter of all losses since 2011 Cryptocurrency hacks and scams have resulted in losses of US$670m in the first three months of ...
Thursday, 05 April 2018
22. New malware targets crypto and digital currencies
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
New malware targets crypto and digital currencies Copied payment details are modified to divert transactions Researchers have identified a new form of malware that modifies wallet or payment details ...
Wednesday, 04 April 2018
Final agreement on Fifth AML Directive proposals - Consensus on anti-money laundering amendments including prepaid cards and virtual currencies - The major provisions affecting banks - Patchy adoption ...
Wednesday, 04 April 2018
24. Oman bank starts ‘no card fees for life’ offer
(Card & Payments World | News/Loyalty/Marketing)
Oman bank starts no card fees for life offer Promotion runs on six credit products Bank Sohar has started a promotion offering no card fees for life for customers who sign up for one of its ...
Tuesday, 03 April 2018
25. Payments provider ‘Brexit-proofs’ its gateway
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
Payments provider Brexit-proofs gateway Move to protect against no-deal scenario Cardstream, an independent provider of white label payment software and services, sys it has completed the Brexit-proofing ...
Thursday, 29 March 2018
26. Google loses Java software battle
(Card & Payments World | News/Fintech)
Google loses Java software battle Massive implications for all tech developers Google has lost a major copyright case that could cost it billions of dollars and change how tech companies approach ...
Wednesday, 28 March 2018
27. Braintree integrates loyalty with payments
(Card & Payments World | News/Corporate cards)
Braintree integrates loyalty with payments Service also features contextualised commerce  Braintree has launched the Extend platform to integrate loyalty fraud prevention and other transaction services ...
Wednesday, 28 March 2018
28. Belgian payments apps to merge
(Card & Payments World | News/Mobile)
Belgian payments apps to merge New company plans pan-European wallet Bank-owned Belgian payments apps Payconiq and Bancontact are merging to become the Bancontact Payconiq Company. ING, the original ...
Wednesday, 28 March 2018
29. Fintech job vacancies soar after PSD2
(Card & Payments World | News/Regulation)
Fintech job vacancies soar after PSD2 Cryptocurrency expertise also in demand Vacancies for fintech skills such as API expertise have increased by 73% over the last six months. The demand is being ...
Tuesday, 27 March 2018
30. Banking optimism levels fall after new regulations
(Card & Payments World | News/Customer Insight)
Banking optimism levels fall after new regulations Compliance costs could rise to 10% of total company revenue Optimism levels in the financial services sector have fallen to levels not seen since ...
Monday, 26 March 2018
31. Banks to offload domestic processing operations
(Card & Payments World | News/Corporate cards)
Banks to offload domestic processing operations Pressure from regulators and new competitors leads to focus on core activity European banks are likely to divest their increasingly costly acquiring ...
Monday, 26 March 2018
32. Romanian bank rolls out chatbot
(Card & Payments World | News/Corporate cards)
Romanian bank rolls out chatbot Cognitive app helps customers manage finances Banca Transilvania, the second largest bank in Romania, is making AI-powered financial guidance an integrated part its ...
Monday, 26 March 2018
Acquiring: Consolidation is coming to a place near you - How M&A will shake up acquiring as regulation starts to bite - Industry under threat from multiple marauders - What benefits can PSD2 bring? ...
Monday, 26 March 2018
34. UnionPay rolls out international m-payments platform
(Card & Payments World | News/Mobile)
UnionPay rolls out international m-payments platform Service offers access via open API UnionPay has launched a service that makes its m-payment solutions such as mobile QuickPass and QR code payment ...
Friday, 23 March 2018
35. China opens door to foreign payments players
(Card & Payments World | News/Regulation)
China opens door to foreign payments players Third party providers can apply for licences China has further opened its payments market up to foreign players, allowing them to apply for licences ...
Thursday, 22 March 2018
36. BBVA tests invisible payments
(Card & Payments World | News/Corporate cards)
BBVA tests invisible payments Biometric-based system trialled at restaurants BBVA is developing payment methods based on biometric technologies to make checkout at stores invisible. The bank ...
Wednesday, 21 March 2018
37. Plans for global fintech sandbox
(Card & Payments World | News/Fintech)
Plans for global fintech sandbox Regulators around world combine for testing of new innovations Financial regulators in Europe, the Far East and the US are collaborating on plans to develop a global ...
Tuesday, 20 March 2018
38. Chip & Pin remains most popular payment method
(Card & Payments World | News/Customer Insight)
Chip & Pin remains most popular payment method Range of payment types will be demanded Using a debit or credit card with a pin number is still the preferred method of payment for the majority ...
Tuesday, 20 March 2018
39. Mastercard "open" to cryptocurrencies
(Card & Payments World | News/Fintech)
Mastercard "open" to cryptocurrencies ...but only certain types Mastercard says it is open to the use of cryptocurrencies on its network but only if they are issued by central banks. The ...
Monday, 19 March 2018
40. Cryptocurrency exchange gets UK e-money licence
(Card & Payments World | News/Fintech)
Cryptocurrency exchange gets UK e-money licence Partnership with bank also provides access to Faster Payments Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has been granted an electronic money licence by UK regulator ...
Wednesday, 14 March 2018
41. Canada implements new credit risk model
(Card & Payments World | News/Regulation)
Canada implements new credit risk model First step in plan to modernise retail payments A new credit risk model has been rolled out for the Canadian retail payment system. The enhancement - effective ...
Tuesday, 13 March 2018
42. The delinquency challenge for Irish card issuers
(Card & Payments World | News/Customer Insight)
The delinquency challenge for Irish card issuers Credit card delinquency rates for new accounts in Ireland are consistently higher than the UK. Issuers may need to change origination policies, says Stacey ...
Monday, 12 March 2018
43. Alipay expands in Canada
(Card & Payments World | News/Corporate cards)
Alipay expands in Canada Partnership to connect with Chinese consumers Alipay has partnered with fintech Motion Pay to expand POS acceptance of Alipay transactions at Canadian merchants. Through ...
Friday, 09 March 2018
44. Acquiring potential in an unstable world
(Features/Innovation/Technology)
Acquiring potential in an unstable world To mark International Womens Day on March 8 we are profiling one of the top payments professionals - Andrea Dunlop - who is justifiably described as one of the ...
Thursday, 08 March 2018
45. Challenger launches multi-currency travel card
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
Challenger launches multi-currency travel card Product avoids normal tourist spending fees Danish challenger bank Lunar Way has launched a multi-currency travel card that enables tourists to make ...
Thursday, 08 March 2018
46. Blockchain banking platform raises US$20m
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
Blockchain banking platform raises US$20m Funding to be used to develop card that is independent of payment networks UK blockchain banking platform BABB has raised US$20m in a token sale and plans ...
Thursday, 08 March 2018
47. PayPal plan to speed up crypto payments
(Card & Payments World | News/Fintech)
PayPal plan to speed up crypto payments Slow transaction speeds hold up adoption of technology PayPal has applied for a patent to reduce the amount of time a cryptocurrency takes to go through between ...
Monday, 05 March 2018
48. FEXCO buys foreign exchange operator
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
FEXCO buys foreign exchange operator Seventh UK acquisition since 2012 Ireland-based payments solutions provider FEXCO has bought the long established UK specialist retail foreign exchange operator ...
Monday, 05 March 2018
MWC 2018: Digital transformation in Africa, AI driven cars and blockchain loyalty A major focus at MWC 2018 is how mobile technology is already transforming lives in developing nations and enabling cashless ...
Wednesday, 28 February 2018
50. MWC 2018: Banana phone helps drive Nokia revival
(Card & Payments World | News/Mobile)
MWC 2018: Banana phone helps drive Nokia revival Brand also launches blockchain payment offering A banana phone and a smartphone claimed to be unbendable are two of the flagship launches at MWC ...
Tuesday, 27 February 2018
51. Barclaycard trials ‘Dine & Dash’ technology
(Card & Payments World | News/Mobile)
Barclaycard trials Dine & Dash technology Pilot at high street restaurant chain Barclaycard is trialling an app that lets customers by-pass the standard process for settling restaurant bills ...
Tuesday, 27 February 2018
52. US credit card debt tops US$1 trillion
(Card & Payments World | News/Customer Insight)
US credit card debt tops US$1 trillion Visa card market share reaches record high Total credit card debt in the US was over US$1 trillion at the end of 2017. The outstanding debt on Visa, Mastercard, ...
Monday, 26 February 2018
53. Google accepts M-Pesa payments
(Card & Payments World | News/Mobile)
Google accepts M-Pesa payments Users without cards can pay for downloads Google is giving customers the option to pay for content on its Play Store using the M-PESA mobile payments system. M-Pesa ...
Friday, 23 February 2018
54. Three appointments at ai Corporation
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
Three appointments at ai Corporation New CTO, COO and finance director The ai Corporation (ai), an expert in payments, fraud and risk management, has appointed Robin Whitehead, David Gilhespy and ...
Thursday, 22 February 2018
55. Europeans want wearable payments
(Card & Payments World | News/Customer Insight)
Europeans want wearable payments Contactless sparks interest in new payment forms One quarter (24%) of Europeans expect to start using wearable such as a smartwatch, bracelet or keyring to make ...
Thursday, 22 February 2018
56. New Australia and NZ boss at I2c
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
New Australia and NZ boss at I2c Former GE Capital executive takes role I2C, a provider of payments and integrated commerce solutions, has appointed David Engel as country manager, Australia and ...
Thursday, 22 February 2018
57. Challenges ahead for new Amex boss
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
Challenges ahead for new Amex boss Chenault successor takes over as court ruling threatens rewards model Steve Squeri, the new chairman and CEO of American Express, has big shoes to fill and a challenging ...
Wednesday, 21 February 2018
58. BNP Paribas creates new chief data officer role
(Card & Payments World | News/Data Analytics)
BNP Paribas creates new chief data officer role Former Arthur Andersen, E&Y and Accenture analytics expert joins BNP Paribas Asset Management has appointed Christophe Bonnefoux to the newly-created ...
Tuesday, 20 February 2018
59. Merger creates US$45bn omnichannel payments player
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
Merger creates US$45bn omnichannel player Further consolidation in payments sector Payment technology provider NMI has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Creditcall, creating a company that ...
Tuesday, 20 February 2018
60. Uber exec joins Aire
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
Uber exec joins Aire Former Worldpay CEO on board as chairman Sarah McQuade has joined credit scoring company Aire as its new head of people after previously working for Uber as senior HR business ...
Monday, 19 February 2018
61. 2018: The year of M&As
(Card & Payments World | News/Corporate cards)
2018: The year of M&As 25 major payments acquisitions in first six weeks of the year Predictions of major mergers & acquisitions activity in the payments sector this year are already being ...
Monday, 19 February 2018
62. Coinbase and Visa in dispute over customer card charges
(Card & Payments World | News/Fintech)
Coinbase and Visa in dispute over customer card charges Problems after reclassification of card payments for cryptocurrencies Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is in dispute with Visa over who ...
Friday, 16 February 2018
63. Funding: French m-payments provider raises €13m
(Card & Payments World | News/Fintech)
Funding: French m-payments provider raises 13m App has over 1 million users Mobile payments start-up Lydia has raised 13m in a funding round led by CNP Assurances. The funding round also featured ...
Friday, 16 February 2018
64. Amex loses fight on co-brand card charges
(Card & Payments World | News/Regulation)
Amex loses fight on co-brand card charges Decision could lead to cull of rewards cards American Express will have to cut the fees it charges EU merchants on its co-branded credit cards following ...
Thursday, 15 February 2018
65. ECB dismisses calls for cryptocurrency regulation
(Card & Payments World | News/Regulation)
ECB dismisses calls for cryptocurrency regulation US Treasury official demands stronger international measures The president of the European Central Bank says it will not become involved in the ...
Thursday, 15 February 2018
66. Prepaid schemes fail to comply with card surcharge rule
(Card & Payments World | News/Prepaid)
Prepaid schemes fail to comply with card surcharge rule Fee structures still need to be updated Some prepaid card programmes are failing to comply with the new rule banning surcharges for payment ...
Wednesday, 14 February 2018
67. Equifax admits breach was wider than reported
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
Equifax admits breach was wider than reported Senator demands company produces full details Equifax has revealed more details of the 2017 breach of its systems, following claims that it was much ...
Wednesday, 14 February 2018
68. Italian cryptocurrency exchange loses US$170m
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
Italian cryptocurrency exchange loses US$170m Founder denies claims of exit scam The Italian cryptocurrency exchange BitGrail says it has been hacked and lost US$170m in customer money held through ...
Tuesday, 13 February 2018
69. Financial services cyberattacks triple in five years
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
Financial services cyberattacks triple in five years Breaches cost more to contain than in any other industry The rate of global cyber-breaches breaches in the financial services industry has tripled ...
Tuesday, 13 February 2018
70. Global card fraud network broken up
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
Global card fraud network broken up 36 people charged from crime empire that planned to steal US$2.2bn US prosecutors say they have broken up an online forum that committed frauds around the world ...
Monday, 12 February 2018
71. Global fintech investment falls in 2017
(Card & Payments World | News/Customer Insight)
Global fintech investment falls in 2017 UK bucks trend and overtakes China Global venture capital investment in fintech fell 18% year-on-year in 2017 to US$14.2bn. The US attracted the largest ...
Monday, 12 February 2018
72. Banks plan pan-Nordic payments system
(Card & Payments World | News/Corporate cards)
Banks plan pan-Nordic payments system Initiative to harmonise current fragmented infrastructure A group of major Swedish, Danish, Norwegian and Finnish banks is exploring the possibility of establishing ...
Friday, 09 February 2018
73. Cards with rewards go to top of wallet
(Card & Payments World | News/Loyalty/Marketing)
Cards with rewards go to top of wallet Intense activity in US credit card rewards war Nearly three-quarters (72%) of US cardholders say a credit card that offers a rewards programme will go to ...
Friday, 09 February 2018
74. Mastercard names chief data officer
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
Mastercard names chief data officer New role makes consumer privacy central to companys data strategy Mastercard has appointed JoAnn Stonier as chief data officer. In this newly created role, ...
Thursday, 08 February 2018
75. Cryptocurrency marketplaces hit by range of attacks
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
Cryptocurrency marketplaces hit by range of attacks Up to 20% of all Bitcoin estimated to be in fraudsters' hands  Cryptocurrency marketplace are experiencing a range of fraudulent activity involving ...
Thursday, 08 February 2018
76. Virgin Money joins cryptocurrency ban
(Card & Payments World | News/Financial Services)
Virgin Money joins cryptocurrency ban Other major issuers consider their positions Virgin Money has become the latest issuer to stop purchases of cryptocurrencies using its credit cards. Bank of ...
Thursday, 08 February 2018
77. Entrust Datacard partners for instant issuance
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
Entrust Datacard partners for instant issuance Instant issuance becoming a must have in US Transaction ID and security company Entrust Datacard has partnered with Gemalto to provide a software-as-a-system ...
Wednesday, 07 February 2018
78. Apple links with Alipay to expand in China
(Card & Payments World | News/Mobile)
Apple links with Alipay to expand in China Move tacitly acknowledges failure to launch of Apple Pay Apple is to start accepting mobile payments from the hugely popular Alipay system at the 41 Apple ...
Wednesday, 07 February 2018
79. ParentPay buys Dutch school payments provider
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
ParentPay buys Dutch school payments provider Third acquisition in a year ParentPay has bought WIS, a software provider for school digital payment collection and parent communication based in the ...
Tuesday, 06 February 2018
80. Cybersecurity is top priority in EU action plan for fintechs
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
Cybersecurity is top priority in EU action plan for fintechs Strategy to improve co-operation between participants and regulators The European Unions new Fintech Action Plan makes cybersecurity ...
Tuesday, 06 February 2018
81. Cryptocurrency mining rises up list of malware threats
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
Cryptocurrency mining rises up list of malware threats Over half of global organisations now impacted Crypto-mining malware rose rapidly in rankings of the most prevalent global malware for December ...
Monday, 05 February 2018
82. Issuers crack down on cryptocurrency purchases
(Card & Payments World | News/Fintech)
Issuers crack down on cryptocurrency purchases Major global banks ban credit card transactions Several major card issuing banks have introduced bans on credit card purchases of cryptocurrencies ...
Monday, 05 February 2018
83. Gap emerges between UK and Irish card delinquencies
(Card & Payments World | News/Customer Insight)
Gap emerges between UK and Irish card delinquencies Credit issuers may need to change risky origination policies The percentage of new Irish card accounts that are delinquent has climbed to around ...
Friday, 02 February 2018
84. Alibaba takes stake in Alipay owner
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
Alibaba takes stake in Alipay owner Move could open way for IPO of payments operation Alibaba is taking a direct 33% stake in its payments affiliate Ant Financial. Alibaba has not had a stake in ...
Friday, 02 February 2018
85. High attrition rates hit US credit card sector
(Card & Payments World | News/Customer Insight)
High attrition rates hit US credit card sector Regional banks and growing number of issuers lure customers With US credit card attrition at a high rate of 15%, new analysis says issuers need to ...
Friday, 02 February 2018
86. eBay ditches PayPal as main payment option
(Card & Payments World | News/Online payments)
eBay ditches PayPal as main payment option eCommerce site announces deal with new back-end processor eBay has announced that it will replace PayPal as its main payment option in favour of a back-end ...
Thursday, 01 February 2018
87. Europe mPOS provider launches in UK
(Card & Payments World | News/Mobile)
Europe mPOS provider launches in UK Payments offering by-passes traditional bank accounts Mobile point of sale (mPOS) company MyPOS has launched in the UK, with a system designed to enable small ...
Thursday, 01 February 2018
88. Sainsbury’s buys Nectar loyalty scheme
(Card & Payments World | News/Loyalty/Marketing)
Sainsburys buys Nectar loyalty scheme Aimia offloads coalition scheme to concentrate on Aeroplan Sainsburys has bought the Nectar loyalty card scheme from Aimia for £60m. The sale price includes ...
Thursday, 01 February 2018
89. Link sets out ATM interchange changes
(Card & Payments World | News/ATMs)
Link sets out ATM interchange changes Proposals will mean "loss of up to 30,000 machines" claim UK ATM network operator Link has announced plans to cut the interchange fees paid by card issuers when ...
Wednesday, 31 January 2018
90. US$21m funding for Millennials rewards app
(Card & Payments World | News/Loyalty/Marketing)
US$21m funding for Millennials rewards app System uses bank APIs to reward card transactions Drop, a loyalty rewards app aimed at Millennials, has raised US$21m in Series A funding. The Canada-based ...
Wednesday, 31 January 2018
91. Amex buys AI travel assistant
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
Amex buys AI travel assistant Move expands payment brands digital concierge offering American Express has acquired Mezi (www.mezi.com), an AI-based personal travel assistant app that helps consumers ...
Wednesday, 31 January 2018
92. Japanese retail giant starts Bitcoin acceptance
(Card & Payments World | News/Fintech)
Japanese retail giant starts Bitcoin acceptance Korean retailer also considers cryptocurrency payments One of Japans biggest electrical chains Yamada Denki has partnered with cryptocurrency ...
Tuesday, 30 January 2018
93. GDPR: Firms to spend 10k hours searching databases
(Card & Payments World | News/Regulation)
GDPR: Firms to spend 10k hours searching databases Only 35% of SMEs have record of customer consent Companies in the EU will spend more than 10,300 minutes (172 hours) per month searching different ...
Tuesday, 30 January 2018
94. ING takes 75% stake in payments acquirer
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
ING takes 75% stake in payments acquirer Bank strengthens presence in processing Dutch bank ING has spent E270m to take a 75% stake in international card acquirer and payments platform Payvision. ...
Monday, 29 January 2018
95. Kelley Knutson takes up new roles
(Jobs & People/Jobs & People)
Kelley Knutson takes up new roles Payments veteran becomes president of prepaid debit provider Kelley Knutson has been appointed senior executive VP of payments solutions provider TSYS and president ...
Friday, 26 January 2018
96. GDPR compliance levels are ‘varied’, EC admits
(Card & Payments World | News/Regulation)
GDPR compliance levels are varied, EC admits Only two countries have so far adopted regulation Germany and Austria are the only two EU countries that have so far adopted the requirements of the ...
Friday, 26 January 2018
97. Processor ends bitcoin support
(Card & Payments World | News/Fintech)
Processor ends bitcoin support Virtual currency has become less useful to payments Payments provider Stripe is to stop its support for bitcoin transactions. Stripe product manger Tom Karlo said ...
Wednesday, 24 January 2018
98. 2018: The year of social payments
(Card & Payments World | News/Customer Insight)
2018: The year of social payments Social media apps such as WeChat and Facebook will drive a huge increase in domestic mobile money transfers users, analyst predicts 2018 will be the year social ...
Wednesday, 24 January 2018
99. PSR recruits for end-user advisory council
(Card & Payments World | News/Regulation)
PSR recruits for end-user advisory council Applications open until February 5 Recruitment for the is underway for the new EUAC advisory council that is intended to put the voice of users at the ...
Tuesday, 23 January 2018
100. More than 10% of money raised in ICOs is stolen
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
More than 10% of money raised in ICOs is stolen Research uncovers big risk in blockchain fundraising Over 10% of the US$3.7bn raised in initial coin offerings (ICOs) to fund blockchain projects has ...
Tuesday, 23 January 2018
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