QRails signs FSS to offer 3D Secure 2.0-enabled Frictionless Payments

FSS (Financial Software and Systems), a global payments technology company, and QRails Inc., a financial services technology company, have entered a partnership to provide next generation strong customer authentication to drive frictionless payments. As part of the agreement, QRails will embed FSS Secure3D, an innovative 3DS 2.0 solution, with its sophisticated integrated payment processing and program management services. Read more »

T-Mobile Introduces T-Mobile MONEY

Another mobile pain point: tackled. T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) launched T-Mobile MONEY nationwide. It’s a no-fee, interest-earning, mobile-first checking account that anyone can open and manage right from their smartphone. With T-Mobile MONEY, eligible Un-carrier customers can earn an industry-leading 4.00% Annual Percentage Yield (APY)* on balances up to $3,000 – 50 times higher than the average U.S. checking account – and 1.00 APY% on every... more Read more »

Remitly Brings Faster, Affordable International Money Transfers to France

Remitly, the largest independent digital remittance company in North America, has launched its award-winning service to France, making international money transfers more fair, transparent, and cost-effective when sending money from France to international destinations. Read more »

First BELLIN Customer Goes Live with gpi for Corporates (g4C)

BELLIN, a global leader in providing web-based treasury software and services for multinational corporations, has successfully integrated SWIFT gpi for Corporates (g4C) technology in its tm5 treasury management system. BELLIN client Darling Ingredients Inc. just went live with g4C and has processed the first g4C payments in tm5, together with JPMorgan Chase bank. Read more »

Flywire, TRUE North Partner for International Student Programs in Canada

Flywire, a company that solves complex payment problems for educational institutions and their students around the world, today announced the next strategic step in its partnership with TRUE North, a Canadian-based provider of online systems for information management, tracking, collaboration, and reporting for international student programs. The companies have integrated their solutions – connecting the application, enrollment and cross-border... more Read more »

Paysend recognised by MasterCard for the quality of their payment processing

The quality of payment processing by paytech firm Paysend has been recognised by MasterCard. The recognition comes in the form of MasterCard’s Regional Compliance Award, which compares ICAs (Interbank Card Association Numbers) in their respective region. Only ICAs in the top five per cent with the highest compliance percentage receive the awards. Read more »

Singapore Airlines Partners with Adyen To Speed Digital Payment Journeys

Singapore Airlines has partnered with Adyen, the payments platform of choice for many of the world's leading companies, to ensure a frictionless payments experience for customers when they book online or in-app. Working with Adyen, Singapore Airlines has enjoyed an increase in authorization rates, flexibility on fraud risk management and richer data insights, resulting in a more seamless payment experience for its customers across the globe. Read more »

Stripe unveils new products and acquires verification company Touchtech Payments

Today, payments infrastructure company Stripe announced a series of updates to its product stack for businesses operating in Europe, and acquired a Dublin-based tech company called Touchtech Payments. Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) is coming Read more » Celebrates Partnership with Campeon Gaming Partners is proud to celebrate its ongoing partnership with gaming operator Campeon Gaming Partners. The European-based company has been in business for just over a year, but has already made a splash in the industry, winning Best New Casino at the 2018 AskGamblers Awards. Read more »

Accelya Takes Airlines to New Places with Launch of New Payment Gateway

Accelya, the leading provider of financial, commercial and analytics solutions for airlines today announces the launch of Accelya Payment Gateway – a platform that offers fast and reliable global payment acceptance, powered by Mastercard. Read more »

Klarna Launches Financial Management Content Hub to Support Consumers

Over half (52%) of 18-27 year olds feel they’re more financially savvy than their generation is perceived to be – with 65% planning their finances and making provisions to save for the future, according to new research from leading payments provider Klarna. Read more »

UK travellers set to soar over Easter weekend, with all-inclusive and DIY bargain breaks on the rise

Worldpay, Inc. (NYSE: WP; LSE: WPY), a global leader in payments, is predicting a rise in online bookings for airlines and travel agents in the UK in the build-up to this year’s Easter holiday period. Read more »

Canara Bank First to Market in India with EMV Acquiring & Aadhaar Authentication – Powered by ACI Worldwide

ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ:ACIW), a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, today announced that Canara Bank has successfully rolled out major new functionality to support EMV card acquiring across its ATM network and Aadhaar Authentication, leveraging ACI’s UP Retail Payments solution to achieve market firsts. Read more »

Standard Chartered announces the expansion of Straight2Bank Pay into Asia

Standard Chartered announced the expansion of Straight2Bank Pay, its award-winning digital collections gateway for corporate clients, to additional markets in Asia to further support its clients’ growing e-Commerce and m-Commerce aspirations. Now available in China, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam, with more to come including Bangladesh and Kenya, the innovative proposition simplifies collections from various payment methods... more Read more »

More than half of Brits use slang words for money, but less than a third know what the words actually mean

Money may be recognised as a universal language, but new research has found seven in 10 Brits (70 per cent) aren’t sure what the different slang terms for it actually mean. The research from money-sharing app Pingit revealed a further 59 per cent become confused over the denomination each slang term refers to, perhaps thanks to the more than 80 different words used to describe currency.   Read more »


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