e-Payments

Global transaction banks actively use SWIFT gpi

SWIFT announces today that global transaction banks are actively using SWIFT’s new global payments innovation (gpi) service, which opened for live payments in January 2017. ABN AMRO, Bank of China, BBVA, Citi, Danske Bank, DBS Bank, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, ING Bank, Intesa Sanpaolo, Nordea Bank, Standard Chartered Bank and UniCredit are live with SWIFT gpi, exchanging gpi payments across 60 country corridors. Numerous additional... more Read more »

Amdocs to Mobile Wallet Providers: No full use of loyalty programmes, no extra financial gain

Amdocs (NASDAQ: DOX), provider of customer experience solutions, has announced the findings on a consumer and service provider survey. It showed that mobile financial service (MFS) providers do not fully realize the potential of loyalty programmes from which they can avail of financially. 80 % of unbanked users are not enrolled in any loyalty programmes at all. Read more »

Lendify and Trustly Launch a Collaboration to Improve Transaction Process

Swedish FinTech companies Lendify and Trustly have launched a collaboration to streamline the loan process between private individuals by simplifying the transaction process. Read more »

Virgin Money Giving Partners with Worldpay on The Online Payments Platform

Virgin Money Giving, the not-for-profit fundraising site, has teamed up with Worldpay to roll out its new online payments platform in time for the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon. Supporting more than 100,000 fundraisers every year, Virgin Money Giving wanted a payments provider that could help it improve the online customer journey. With over 3,000 donations made every hour ahead of major events such as the London Marathon, Virgin Money... more Read more »

Yandex Offers Apple Pay Online

Online stores and other merchants, which accept payments via Yandex.Checkout, Russia’s leading payment service provider, can now offer consumers fast and convenient contactless payment via Apple Pay. Yandex.Checkout clients can add a new payment method in apps and on websites. Online shopping has never been easier: paying via Apple Pay is as simple as the touch of a finger. With Touch ID there is no need to manually fill out lengthy payment... more Read more »

Small Businesses Across the U.S. Encourages Apple Pay

Beginning today, small businesses across the U.S. will be able to process more than $12,000 worth of Apple Pay payments for free ($350 worth of savings in Square processing costs) by encouraging their customers to pay with Apple Pay. Sellers can request a free Apple Pay marketing kit with collateral encouraging customers to pay with their iPhone or Apple Watch and staff training materials to educate employees about accepting Apple Pay. The... more Read more »

#Pay Merges With PayFort

PAYFORT, the Arab world’s leading online payment gateway, and fintech startup #Pay (pronounced ‘hash-pay’) have announced that #Pay team will now be part of PayFort. The fintech startup develops ways for merchants to send invoices via various channels, including social media, and receive money from their customers, via SADAD, credit card or bank transfer.   Read more »

BMO Harris Bank Announced All in on Mobile Payments

BMO Harris Bank today announced the release of BMO Harris Bank Masterpass, Android Pay and Samsung Pay digital wallets for select BMO Harris Bank credit and debit cards. Digital wallets offer customers a convenient and seamless option to pay for purchases in-store, in-app and online in a customized experience using either their mobile Android™ or Samsung™ devices or home computer. Read more »

RBR Study Shows That Cashless Payments Become More Sophisticated

RBR study shows that cards account for the majority of cashless payments because of their frequent use for retail purchases, and their share continues to increase Rise in cashless payments outpaces cash withdrawals According to RBR’s Global Payment Cards Data and Forecasts to 2021, 471 billion cashless payments were made worldwide in 2015, up 52% since 2011. At the same time, ATM cash withdrawals increased at a slower rate of 33% as consumers... more Read more »

Ingenico ePayments Launches eCommerce Merchants With Payment-enabled Messaging Bots

Ingenico ePayments, the online and mobile commerce division of Ingenico Group, and Ingenico Labs, its innovation department, today announced a solution to provide eCommerce merchants with payment-enabled messaging bots. The initiative will allow consumers and online businesses to engage in social or ‘conversational’ commerce through popular messaging apps such as Facebook Messenger, Skype, Line, Kik, Telegram, WeChat and Slack. Read more »

Wa! mobile wallet is now secured by Gemalto

Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, is supplying BNP Paribas, a leading European bank, with  Mobile Protector, a highly secure solution to protect Wa!, an innovative multi-brand, omni-channel mobile wallet that combines payments, shopping coupons and loyalty programs. Read more »

Safecharge Advanced Payment Solutions Will Be Applied for Madmoo in-game Payments for Multi-player Title, Rage War

SafeCharge (LON:SCH), a leader in advanced payment technologies, today announced that it has been selected by Madmoo, a leading browser game publishing house. As part of the agreement, SafeCharge will provide in-game payments for Madmoo’s new title, Rage War created by game developer, Fury Studio. Implementation of SafeCharge's advanced payments solutions has enabled Fury Studio to boost approval ratios, deliver an improved checkout experience... more Read more »

E-Payment Standards Are Being Raised to Global Level in Thailand

Electronic Payment or e-Payment may be relatively new for a lot of people but it is fast gaining in popularity due to its convenience and security. The Thai government is jumping on the bandwagon with the launch of its National e-Payment Masterplan to raise the standard of living of the Thai population. Read more »

Danish local and regional banks choose Nets' HCE and tokenisation platform

 Nordic digital payments specialist, Nets, has been selected by Danish banking collective, the BOKIS partnership, to launch a new NFC mobile wallet solution powered by its HCE and tokenisation platform. The BOKIS partnership includes 62 banks that form the small to mid-sized banks segment of the Association of Local Banks, Savings Banks and Cooperative Banks in Denmark, together with five Danish regional banks: Jyske Bank, Sydbank, Spar Nord... more Read more »

Avuba and Raphaels Bank Team Up On Alternative Payments Technologies

Demonstrating its growing reputation for delivering pan-European innovative payment solutions, Raphaels Bank Payment Services, has signed a partnership deal with European start-up Avuba. The new deal will see Raphaels Bank, a market player in the emerging payments market, support the launch of an alternative payment account from Avuba for consumers in Europe. Read more »

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