Payments

EMVCo Publishes EMV Secure Remote Commerce (SRC) Specification v1.0 and Payment Icon

EMVCo has released EMV® Secure Remote Commerce (SRC) Specification v1.0, which is available for free public download from the EMVCo website. The specification provides a foundation that will enable the processing of e-commerce transactions in a consistent, streamlined fashion across a variety of digital channels and devices, including smartphones, tablets, PCs and other connected devices. Read more »

Rise in Mobile Banking and Contactless as Consumers Take Pick ‘N’ Mix Approach to Payments

UK consumers are taking a ‘pick n mix’ approach to how they make payments, with mobile banking, mobile payments and contactless all becoming increasingly popular, research by UK Finance has revealed. Just as digital technology has allowed people to customise the way they listen to music or read the news, it is now transforming the world of payments, as consumers take advantage of the ever-widening range of payment choices available to suit their... more Read more »

RBR's Global Payment Cards Research: Growth of Contactless Payment

Contactless cards will account for 57% of payment cards worldwide by 2023 as issuers increasingly offer them as standard, and acceptance grows to reflect customer demand. Issuers offer contactless functionality to persuade customers to use cards instead of cash Read more »

Klarna Kicks Off Week of Immersive Retailing with VIP Launch

Trust Klarna to transform the retail experience. The Pay later payments pioneer, launched its first UK pop-up in London’s Covent Garden on 4 June, with a celebrity-packed launch event attended by the likes of Laura Anderson, Chloe Lewis, Frankie Gaff, Sophie Habboo and Ryan Libbey. Klarna, who’s known for delivering ‘smoooth’ payments, will use its highly-instagramable pop-up to deliver unique daily-themed fashion and lifestyle events with... more Read more »

Raisin and Yolt increase financial access and transparency

In a new alliance of customer-centric financial tech startups, Yolt, the smart thinking money app - which today announced 900,00 registered users - will be partnering with pan-European savings marketplace Raisin. This will provide European Yolt users in-app access to Raisin’s savings products. Beginning in the UK, followed by Italy and France, Yolt will provide its users access to a wide range of saving deposit rates from Raisin’s partner banks... more Read more »

Vivi Partners With Juniper Payments To Create Private-Labeled Mobile App

ViViPAY (ViVi), a subsidiary of ViVi Holdings Inc. and a leading provider of “Fintech” financial technology solutions, announced today a partnership with Juniper Payments, LLC, the largest non-bank third-party provider of inter-bank transaction and reporting systems in the United States. The two companies will work together to provide a superior private-labeled mobile app experience powered by ViVi for thousands of community, independent banks,... more Read more »

British consumers reluctant to swap passwords for biometrics for fear of identity fraud

Over half of consumers in the UK (53 percent) are worried that the shift to biometrics to authenticate online payments will dramatically increase the amount of identity fraud, according to new research conducted by Paysafe, a leading global payments provider. Read more »

Tribe Payments secures Mastercard certification

Tribe Payments, a team of industry experts dedicated to delivering the future of payments, has secured certification from Mastercard as an issuer and acquirer processor across Europe. The certification means that Tribe’s customers - banks, challengers and fintechs that offer payment services to merchants and consumers - can issue Mastercard cards and acquire Mastercard payments. These payment service providers can now benefit from access to a... more Read more »

Surecomp’s DOKA-NG Qualifies for SWIFT Certification

Surecomp®, the global trade finance fintech leader announced today that DOKA-NG®, a back-office trade finance solution, was granted the ‘SWIFT Certified Application – Trade Finance’ label for the 19th consecutive year.          Read more »

Adyen Announced the Expansion of Global Payment Offering to Africa

 Adyen (AMS: ADYEN), the payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies, today announced the expansion of its payment network to a number of major African markets, further increasing its capability to offer key payment methods around the world through a partnership with Cellulant – Pan-Africa’s leading financial technology company. Read more »

Currencycloud Partners with Visa to Drive New Cross-Border and Travel Payment Experiences

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) and Currencycloud, an enterprise-class payments platform, today announced a partnership to drive further innovation in cross-border and travel payments. The overall agreement is aligned with Visa’s broader mission to help people make secure and seamless digital payments, both at home and while travelling. Read more »

Splyt Partnering with Alipay to Provide Access to Global In-App Ride Hailing Inventory

Today, Alipay, the world’s leading payment and lifestyle platform operated by Ant Financial Service Group, announced that it is partnering with UK mobility start-up, Splyt Technologies, to give the payment platform’s hundreds of millions users access to a global ride-hailing inventory via its in-app mobility marketplace mini program. Read more »

SafeCharge Announces its Partnership with Maternia to Support Expansion Roadmap

SafeCharge (AIM: SCH), the partner of choice for businesses who demand more from payments technology, today announced it has partnered with Maternia - one of the biggest European e-Commerce sellers of contact lenses and sunglasses - in order to provide customers with a seamless payments experience across many regions, as well as higher conversion rates at checkout for the best shopping experience. Read more »

JCB International Achieves Global 45% Growth in Four Years and Reveals Exclusive European Spend Insights

JCB International, Co., Ltd. (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of major global payment brand JCB, today reveals a 63% growth in annual sales volume made by Asian cardmembers in Europe between 2017 and 2018, and a 45% global growth in total annual sales volumes in the past four years, now reaching over 130 million cardmembers worldwide. This news coincides with the release of exclusive JCB research into how European retailers can... more Read more »

TransferMate Launched the TransferMate API

TransferMate, one of the world’s leading cross-border B2B payments providers, today at Money2020 Europe in Amsterdam launched the TransferMate API, allowing software partners and business customers access to its globally regulated payments technology through direct integration. With the ability to securely embed same-day, cross-border payments in 162 countries and 134 currencies directly into treasury, accounts payable or ERP systems, the... more Read more »

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