Recent Airport Facial Recognition Initiatives in Asia, North America, and Europe Demonstrate the Acceleration of Biometrics Beyond Border Control

Over the past three days Atlanta's Hartsfield Jackson, London's Heathrow, and Shanghai's Hongqiao airports announced biometric facial recognition deployments aimed at improving the passenger experience while expediting the passenger journey. Read more » Launches Personal Analytics Platform

In May 2018, GDPR, a new consumer data regulation went into effect. Companies like Facebook and Google, which have been amassing user data through the Internet boom now have to provide European citizens access to the data they store. Many companies have adopted this regulation for their users globally. Google has a globally accessible takeout service and Facebook allows users to export their data from their settings.  Many consumers we surveyed... more Read more »

Huawei Wins Business Transformation Award and Nominated for Innovation Technology Award at the IoT Solutions World Congress 2018

The IoT Solutions World Congress 2018 recently announced award winners in four categories at a gala dinner in Barcelona, Spain, recognizing the work, leadership and transformation that stand out in the IoT. Out of 122 proposals, Huawei was the only company that won an award and received a nomination for its innovative, full-scenario IoT solutions and open ecosystem. Read more »

Formosa Financial Integrates With BitGo

Formosa Financial, the one-stop financial services platform for managing digital assets, has announced a collaboration with BitGo, the market leader in institutional-grade cryptocurrency security to integrate BitGo's custodial services into the Formosa Financial suite of digital asset management tools. Having successfully reached their hard-cap via private round funding this May, Formosa Financial is aiming to solve many pain points faced in the... more Read more »

Free Webinar: Smart Cities - How to Build Urban Investment & Partnerships, Now

Join a free webinar this Friday (Oct 19) feat. Impact Energy Partners, NGP Capital and Renu Ventures. It will explore current smart city investment trends and models to reveal; where’s the money and how to secure it! Join here: Read more »

Finastra collaborates with Collenda to provide loan application and management in Germany

Finastra today announced its collaboration with Collenda (formerly ABIT Group), a German software and consulting firm specialising in credit, debtor and debt management. Finastra’s Fusion Essence in the cloud solution will be seamlessly integrated with Collenda’s loan application and management software. The move expands Finastra’s trusted core banking platform to cover local requirements for loan origination and servicing in the German market. Read more »

Finance Industry Receives Cheque Imaging Update at Annual Conference

Leading figures from a number of banks, building societies and other financial institutions have been provided with a valuable update on the progress of the new Image Clearing System (ICS) for cheques, twelve months since its introduction across the UK. Delegates heard a variety of presentations at the 4th Annual Cheque Imaging & Remote Deposit Capture Conference, held at Stationers’ Hall in London last Thursday (October 11). Read more »

UOB launches Southeast Asia's first Engagement Lab to meet the banking needs of the region's booming digital generation

United Overseas Bank (UOB) today announced the launch of its pan-regional Engagement Lab (eLab), which will enable the Bank to personalise the way in which it converses and serves its Digital Bank customers.  UOB's eLab is the first dedicated unit set up by a bank in Southeast Asia focused on using the latest technology and behavioural insights to deepen customer engagement. The Bank will set up eLabs across its network of ASEAN countries such... more Read more »

AsiaCollect, SEA leader in digital credit management services, expands to India through acquisition

AsiaCollect, a pioneer in providing integrated Credit Management Services (CMS) in Southeast Asia, has acquired India-based credit lifecycle management platform provider CREDITSEVA® 1. The acquisition builds on AsiaCollect’s plans to help banks and non-bank consumer lenders in Asian emerging markets manage their non-performing loan (NPL) portfolios through a technology-driven, customer-oriented debt collections approach driven by artificial... more Read more »

Starling Bank’s Anne Boden tops Payments Power 10 and other highlights from PayExpo 2018

Last week, banking, retail and gaming professionals attended the UK’s largest payments event, PayExpo 2018, at its new central venue close to London’s start-up community. Read more »

Wanfuteng Bank now live with Probanx CorePlus

iSignthis Ltd (“the Company”) is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Probanx Information Systems Ltd (“Probanx”) has completed integration with Wanfuteng Bank ( Wanfuteng Bank, headquartered in Hong Kong and operating in Vanuatu, is now integrated with the Probanx CorePlus platform.  The CorePlus integration including the following features; • eBanking with Strong Customer Authentication, • Mobile Banking... more Read more »


The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), the premier post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, today announced the results of a benchmark study which demonstrated for the first time ever that distributed ledger technology (DLT) is capable of supporting average daily trading volumes in the US equity market of more than 100 million trades per day. Read more »

LogMeIn Redefines Employee Support with New Product Lineup

Today, LogMeIn, Inc. (Nasdaq:LOGM) introduced two solutions to its market-leading product portfolio – both designed to revolutionise the employee support process.  By making the technology easier, faster and more frictionless than ever before, LogMeIn is removing the need for companies to choose between the requirements of IT and the expectations of employees. Read more »

Studio Bank Selects Baker Hill’s Statement Spreading Solution as Building Block for Future Growth

Baker Hill, a leading provider of technology solutions for common loan origination, risk and relationship management, CECL compliance and smart data analytics, announced that Studio Bank has selected Baker Hill NextGen® for statement spreading. Baker Hill’s solutions will serve as part of the de novo bank’s technology platform as it enters the Nashville, Tenn. market as the city’s first new bank since the 2008 Financial Crisis. Read more »

Standard Chartered and Huawei Partner to Develop Internet of Things Solution to Expand Ecosystem Lending

Standard Chartered and Huawei have announced that they are developing an Internet of Things (IoT) powered solution that could revolutionise the way corporates communicate with banks for financing or payments. Rather than corporates having to manually initiate these transactions through paper-based or emailed instructions, corporates’ and banks systems will be able to ‘speak’ to each other in real-time, triggering financing or payment... more Read more »


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