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19 FEBRUARY 2018
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February 20-22 MPE: Merchant Payments Ecosystem Berlin https://www.merchantpaymentsecosystem.com/
Friday, 16 February 2018
2. 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
3. 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
4. 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
5. 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
6. 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
7. 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
8. 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
9. 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
10. 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
11. 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
12. 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
13. 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
14. 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
15. 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
16. 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
17. 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
18. 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
19. 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
20. 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
21. 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
22. 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
23. 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
24. 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
25. 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
26. 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
27. 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
28. 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
29. 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
30. 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
31. 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
32. 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
33. 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
34. 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
35. 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
36. 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
37. 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
38. 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
39. 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
40. 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
41. Amazon opens checkout-free physical store
(Card & Payments World | News/Mobile)
Amazon opens checkout-free physical store Retailer makes latest move to transform shopping experience Amazon has opened a physical store where customers can buy groceries without having to use a ...
Monday, 22 January 2018
42. First French banks join Europe instant payments scheme
(Card & Payments World | News/Financial Services)
First French banks join Europe instant payments scheme 25% of European banks now on board French cooperative banking group BPCE has become the first payment service provider in France to adhere ...
Monday, 22 January 2018
43. Ingenico to buy NZ payment processor
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
Ingenico to buy NZ payment processor Move supports omnichannel strategy across Pacific region POS technology provider Ingenico Group has signed an agreement to acquire payment processor Paymark for ...
Friday, 19 January 2018
44. New EC card rules come into effect
(Card & Payments World | News/Regulation)
New EC card rules come into effect Merchants will get more choice of network New EC rules come into effect on February 7 that are intended to enable online and physical merchants to choose the most ...
Friday, 19 January 2018
45. Bitcoin is not a payments player – Visa CEO
(Card & Payments World | News/Fintech)
Bitcoin is not a payments player Visa CEO Claims come shortly after crypto-card provider is thrown off network The CEO of Visa says virtual currency bitcoin is not a proper payments system, and ...
Thursday, 18 January 2018
46. Businesses urged to stop capturing payment card data
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
Businesses urged to stop capturing payment card data Cybercriminals increasingly targeting retail card data Companies must step-up protection so sensitive customer payment data does not enter their ...
Thursday, 18 January 2018
47. Premier banking model is ‘failing’
(Card & Payments World | News/Customer Insight)
Premier banking model is failing Huge mass affluent sector not being properly served, says challenger CEO Retail banks are failing to serve the expanding mass affluent sector by failing to the into ...
Tuesday, 16 January 2018
48. Issuers look to contactless for growth
(Card & Payments World | News/Customer Insight)
Issuers look to contactless for growth Total cards in Europe top 1.5 billion Card issuers in western Europe are looking to contactless to keep their card business growing in a mature market. The ...
Tuesday, 16 January 2018
49. Russian bank plans to clear all transactions on blockchain
(Card & Payments World | News/Fintech)
Russian bank plans to clear all transactions on blockchain Partnership with digital currency platform provider Alfa-Bank, the largest commercial bank in Russia, has started a virtual currency project ...
Tuesday, 16 January 2018
50. MEPs urged to support PSD2 authentication proposals
(Card & Payments World | News/Regulation)
MEPs urged to back PSD2 authentication proposals New fallback option for third party access to bank customer data is welcomed A fintech group has called on EU parliament members to support the ...
Monday, 15 January 2018
51. PSD2 a “double-edged sword” for SMEs
(Card & Payments World | News/Regulation)
PSD2 a double-edged sword for SMEs Criticism of no card fee requirement Small businesses have criticised the new EU directive preventing them from charging customers for using credit and debit ...
Monday, 15 January 2018
52. 25% have no physical wallet in cashless Sweden
(Card & Payments World | News/Customer Insight)
25% have no physical wallet in cashless Sweden Mobile user popular P2P payments but not in-store One in four people in Sweden do not use a traditional physical wallet, according to a new survey on ...
Friday, 12 January 2018
Todays big PSD2 question Day 13: The links between PSD2 and NIS for major incident reporting Every day in the countdown to the EU Second Payments Services Directive (PSD2) coming into effect on 13 January ...
Friday, 12 January 2018
54. Retailers unaware, unprepared and paralysed by PSD2
(Card & Payments World | News/Regulation)
Today's big PSD2 question: Day 12: Are retailers prepared? Failure to recognise the positive impact and opportunities The Second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) set to come into force across ...
Thursday, 11 January 2018
55. US$13m funding for credit card provider
(Card & Payments World | News/Financial Services)
US$13m funding for credit card provider Start-up provides offering for people with no credit history US-based Petal, which provides a credit card for those without a credit history, has read US$13m ...
Thursday, 11 January 2018
56. Payment donations by VR
(Card & Payments World | News/Fintech)
Payment donations by VR Charity payment made at virtual awards ceremony US payments processor Payscout has showcased technology enabling real-world payments to be conducted in virtual reality.  ...
Wednesday, 10 January 2018
Todays big PSD2 question Day 11: The links between PSD2 and GDPR for reporting major incidents Every day in the countdown to the EU Second Payments Services Directive (PSD2) coming into effect on 13 January ...
Wednesday, 10 January 2018
Todays big PSD2 question Day 10: Major incident reporting under PSD2 Every day in the countdown to the EU Second Payments Services Directive (PSD2) coming into effect on 13 January 2018, we answer a question ...
Tuesday, 09 January 2018
59. Google merges payment brands
(Card & Payments World | News/Mobile)
Google merges payment brands Move to simplify and speed up checkout experience  Google is bringing its different payment methods together under one brand called Google Pay. The initiative includes ...
Tuesday, 09 January 2018
60. NCR plans Bitcoin ATM
(Card & Payments World | News/ATMs)
NCR plans Bitcoin ATM No launch date yet for Gulf project NCR Corporation has partnered with UAE cryptocurrency exchange to launch a Bitcoin ATM - though there is no launch date for the ATM yet.  ...
Monday, 08 January 2018
61. Today’s big PSD2 question Day 9: What are the key dates?
(Card & Payments World | News/Corporate cards)
Todays big PSD2 question Day 9: What are the key dates? Every day in the countdown to the EU Second Payments Services Directive (PSD2) coming into effect on 13 January 2018, we answer a question on the ...
Monday, 08 January 2018
62. New FCA and PSR chair named
(Card & Payments World | News/Regulation)
New FCA and PSR chair named Financial crisis lawyer takes twin roles at regulators Charles Randell has been appointed as the chair of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), effective from April 1. ...
Friday, 05 January 2018
63. Today’s big PSD2 question Day 8: What are the risks for banks?
(Card & Payments World | News/Regulation)
Todays big PSD2 question Day 8: What are the risks for banks? Every day in the countdown to the EU Second Payments Services Directive (PSD2) coming into effect on 13 January 2018, we answer a question ...
Friday, 05 January 2018
64. Courtneidge takes payments CEO job
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
Courtneidge takes payments CEO job Payments lawyer leaves Locke Lord Robert Courtneidge has been named as CEO of international payments business Moorwand. He took up the role from January 4 while ...
Friday, 05 January 2018
65. Bank issues biometric contactless cards
(Card & Payments World | News/Contactless)
Bank issues biometric contactless cards Fingerprint recognition replaces PIN Bank of Cyprus is issuing an EMV biometric dual interface payment card for both chip and contactless payments. The  ...
Thursday, 04 January 2018
Todays big PSD2 question Day 7: Will Open Banking lead to the demise of traditional banks? Every day in the countdown to the EU Second Payments Services Directive (PSD2) coming into effect on 13 January ...
Thursday, 04 January 2018
67. Ant Financial US merger is blocked
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
Ant Financial US merger is blocked Regulator stops massive takeover bid The proposed merger between Ant Financial and remittance giant MoneyGram has been blocked by US regulators. The Committee ...
Wednesday, 03 January 2018
Todays big PSD2 question Day 6: Will PSD2 lead to partnerships outside the payments ecosystem? Every day in the countdown to the EU Second Payments Services Directive (PSD2) coming into effect on 13 ...
Wednesday, 03 January 2018
69. Lawyer emerges as favourite to chair PSR and FCA
(Card & Payments World | News/Regulation)
Lawyer emerges as favourite to chair PSR and FCA Current boss departs in March Charles Randell is reportedly favourite to become the next chairman of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Randell, ...
Tuesday, 02 January 2018
Todays big PSD2 question Day 5: What has been the response to PSD2 from payment services providers? Every day in the countdown to the EU Second Payments Services Directive (PSD2) coming into effect on ...
Tuesday, 02 January 2018
Todays big PSD2 question Day 4: The problem of low-value remote transactions In the countdown to PSD2 on 13 January 2018, we answer a question a day on the implications of different parts of the directive ...
Friday, 29 December 2017
72. GDPR golden nugget Today: How online retailers will be affected
(Card & Payments World | News/Regulation)
GDPR golden nugget Today: How online retailers will be affected The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May 2018 and will impact on the data handling practices of every ...
Friday, 29 December 2017
73. Today’s big PSD2 question
(Card & Payments World | News/Regulation)
Todays big PSD2 question Day 3: Explaining the Grey Period In the countdown to PSD2 on 13 January 2018, we answer a question a day on the implications of different parts of the directive for payments. ...
Thursday, 28 December 2017
Todays big PSD2 question Day 2: How will the key changes affect the payments business? In the countdown to PSD2 on 13 January 2018, we answer a question a day on the implications of different parts of ...
Wednesday, 27 December 2017
75. GDPR golden nugget Today: The data compliance implications
(Card & Payments World | News/Corporate cards)
GDPR golden nugget Today: The data compliance implications The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May 2018 and will impact on the data handling practices of every company ...
Wednesday, 27 December 2017
76. The top 10 payments stories of 2017
(Card & Payments World | News/Corporate cards)
The top 10 payments stories of 2017 See the most read stories on the Card & Payments World website this year 1. Mobile wallet dissatisfaction feeds trend towards retailer-led consortiums (May ...
Friday, 22 December 2017
77. Today’s big PSD2 question
(Card & Payments World | News/Regulation)
Todays big PSD2 question Day 1: What is PSD2? In the countdown to PSD2 on 13 January 2018, we answer a question a day on the implications of different parts of the directive for payments. All about ...
Friday, 22 December 2017
78. GDPR golden nugget Today: Sending data to a mailing house
(Card & Payments World | News/Regulation)
GDPR golden nugget Today: Sending data to a mailing house The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May 2018 and will impact on the data handling practices of every ...
Friday, 22 December 2017
79. Kroger first retailer to offer JPMorgan digital wallet
(Card & Payments World | News/Mobile)
Kroger first retailer to offer JPMorgan digital wallet Further programmes scheduled for 2018 The Kroger Co, the largest US supermarket chain, has teamed up with Chase Pay the digital wallet from ...
Thursday, 21 December 2017
80. Plenti partner exodus ramps up
(Card & Payments World | News/Loyalty/Marketing)
Plenti partner exodus ramps up Amex halts points transfers American Express-owned Plenti loyalty coalition is struggling to keep partners as rumours circulate on plans to pull the plug on the three ...
Thursday, 21 December 2017
81. Banks face battle to retain control of acquiring
(Features/Innovation/Technology)
Banks face battle to retain control of acquiring The wolves at the acquiring door Carrefour Group harmonises payments into shopping It has never been easy to break into payments acquiring and processing. ...
Wednesday, 20 December 2017
82. Cryptocurrency wallet to destroy 500k tokens
(Card & Payments World | News/Fintech)
Cryptocurrency wallet to destroy 500k tokens Bid to raise value of currency Digital cryptocurrency wallet Eidoo (EDO) says it will destroy 500,000 of its EDO tokens by January 18. The Swiss-Based ...
Wednesday, 20 December 2017
83. Global card payments to double by 2022
(Card & Payments World | News/Corporate cards)
Global card payments to double by 2022 India and Russia among fast-growing markets The total number of card payments worldwide will reach 483 billion by 2022, a 56% increase on the figure for 2016. ...
Wednesday, 20 December 2017
84. TSYS buys PayTech unicorn
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
TSYS buys PayTech unicorn US$1.05bn acquisition to close in Q1 2018 Processor TSYS has bought payment technology company Cayan for US$1.05bn. Cayan is a payment technology company focused on integrated, ...
Tuesday, 19 December 2017
85. Cryptocurrency exchange files for bankruptcy
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
Cryptocurrency exchange files for bankruptcy Administrators called in after second cyber-attack this year South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Youbit is filing for bankruptcy after losing 17% of ...
Tuesday, 19 December 2017
86. Australia and Indonesia agree fintech link-up
(Card & Payments World | News/Fintech)
Australia and Indonesia agree fintech link-up Bodies pledge closer co-operation The main financial technology (fintech) industry bodies in Indonesia and Australia have signed an agreement to help ...
Monday, 18 December 2017
87. Gemalto bought for €4.8bn
(Card & Payments World | News/Manufacturing)
Gemalto bought for 4.8bn Atos loses out to rival bidder Acquisition creates second biggest cybersecurity company Thales has bought digital security and smart card manufacturer Gemalto for nearly ...
Monday, 18 December 2017
88. Customers migrate to digital banks
(Card & Payments World | News/Customer Insight)
Customers migrate to digital banks Functionality and online experience are major factors Digital banking is growing in popularity with 53% of consumers using or willing to move to an online or ...
Friday, 15 December 2017
89. Amex offers perks for millennials
(Card & Payments World | News/Loyalty/Marketing)
Amex offers perks for millennials Card rewards existing buying behaviour American Express has launched an offers and experiences programme for Cobalt cardholders in Canada. The Cobalt credit ...
Friday, 15 December 2017
90. Today's payments question: Who will make an impact in payments in 2018?
(Card & Payments World | News/Customer Insight)
Today's payments question: Who will make an impact in payments in 2018? Industry experts give their opinions on the major issues facing the payments industry. James Cope, head of strategy, Travelex ...
Thursday, 14 December 2017
91. iZettle plans IPO
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
iZettle plans IPO Firm completes new funding round SME payments and commerce platform iZettle has raised 40m in a new funding round and is planning an initial public offering in 2018. Swedish-based ...
Thursday, 14 December 2017
92. Banks forced to reveal more details on security incidents
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
Banks forced to reveal more details on security incidents New rules for customers also cover debit cards and accounts comparison data New rules will require UK banks to reveal to customers how many ...
Wednesday, 13 December 2017
93. Major banks adopt ‘isolation’ web browsing
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
Major banks adopt isolation web browsing JP Morgan leads US$40m investment round in malware blocker A number of major global banks have gone public on their use of isolation web browsing to ...
Wednesday, 13 December 2017
94. AI tech combats card not present fraud
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
AI tech combats card not present fraud Capability used to target growing threat Galileo has launched a new artificial intelligence (AI) capability designed to detect and reduce card not present ...
Wednesday, 13 December 2017
Todays payments question: What happens when PSD2 comes into force? Industry experts give their opinions on the major issues facing the payments industry. Tom Hay, head of payments, Icon January ...
Wednesday, 13 December 2017
96. Atos bids €4.3bn for Gemalto
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
Atos bids for Gemalto Unsolicited offer for smart security company French IT services company Atos has made a formal 4.3bn bid to acquire Gemalto. Atos says the unsolicited offer was made to ...
Tuesday, 12 December 2017
97. Comment: Revolution ahead, so hold onto your mobile device
(Card & Payments World | News/Mobile)
Comment: Revolution ahead, so hold onto your mobile device Attending a banking conference these days can be compared with the apocalyptic predictions of prophets of doom foretelling the end of the world ...
Thursday, 07 December 2017
98. Ice partners with network for rewards
(Card & Payments World | News/Corporate cards)
Ice partners with network for rewards Agreement covers 2000 physical outlets plus online stores Customer loyalty programme Ice has announced a new rewards platform for Mastercard cardholders The ...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017
99. New card issuer shakes up Brazil
(Card & Payments World | News/Financial Services)
New card issuer shakes up Brazil Digital player now has 2.5 million customers New payments player Nubank has become the sixth biggest credit card issuer in Brazil. The bank, which does not have ...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017
100. PayPal integrates with micro-investing app
(Card & Payments World | News/Fintech)
PayPal integrates with micro-investing app Millennials targeted as brand expands payments offering PayPal is integrating its payment platform with fast-expanding micro-investment app Acorns. The ...
Friday, 01 December 2017
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