Payments

Bitwala Launches Bitcoin Banking App

For the first time, mobile users can open a German bank account with an integrated bitcoin wallet and trading on their smartphone within minutes. Bitwala, Germany’s cryptocurrency flagship, makes this possible with the launch of its new Bitcoin banking app for iOS and Android. What is more, the account opening process is reduced to just a few minutes. It was never safer, easier, and faster to manage Bitcoin. Read more »

equensWorldline extend service agreement by Landesbank Baden-Württemberg

equensWorldline, a subsidiary of Worldline, European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, announces the early renewal of its service agreement by Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW). Under the agreement, equensWorldline will provide SEPA payment services for LBBW and process more than 1 billion transactions per year. Read more »

Ingenico ePayments enables YOOZOO Games Global Expansion

Ingenico ePayments, the ecommerce division of Ingenico Group (Euronext: FR0000125346 - ING), the global leader in seamless payment, announced that it will provide payment services to YOOZOO Games, the distributor of popular games such as Game of Thrones Winter is Coming and Saint Seiya Awakening: Knights of the Zodiac. Ingenico’s payment systems will support the global gaming company to expand internationally. Read more »

LINK Protects Free Access to Cash for Every UK High Street

Responding to the rapid and unprecedented decline in cash usage by UK consumers, LINK, the country’s main cash machine network, has announced that funding will be made available to protect free access to cash for every high street in the UK. From today, should a high street be threatened with the loss of an ATM or Post Office, LINK will step in to ensure that an ATM is made available and paid for with funding from all the UK’s main banks and... more Read more »

PayActiv Streamlines Earned Wage Access with Fiserv

Fiserv, Inc., a leading global provider of payments and financial services technology solutions, announced today that PayActiv will enhance employee financial wellness by streamlining access to earned wages with money movement capabilities from Fiserv. Read more »

PPRO rebrands signifying a look to the future of payments

PPRO, the cross-border e-payments specialist has rebranded, marking a shift in both the future of the company and the payments industry. Read more »

Financial Data Exchange welcomed Visa and Mastercard

The Financial Data Exchange welcomed eight new members between May 1 and July 31, 2019, bringing the total membership to 55 organizations spanning the full breadth of financial services ecosystem, from financial institutions to data aggregators, banking core processors and fintechs. Read more »

Women are key to the future of the Crypto-Economy

 Paxful planning to expand presence in South Africa. Plans Africa-wide recruitment drive with a focus on women; The global bitcoin marketplace also becomes the first bitcoin peer-to-peer marketplace to launch an app. As South Africa celebrates Women’s Month in August, global peer-to-peer bitcoin marketplace, Paxful, supports the important role that women are playing, and should continue to build on, in the innovative blockchain technology and... more Read more »

MiFinity and UnionPay International strengthen partnership to launch a new consumer money remittance service to mainland China

MiFinity, a global payments provider, today announced the launch of a new consumer focused cross-border money transfer service to UnionPay card holders in mainland China. This service allows consumers to send money from the UK and Europe back into mainland China via the UnionPay network. With over 7 billion cards issued accumulatively, UnionPay is the market leader in China. Here are some of the key benefits for consumers: Read more »

Consumers urged to prepare for changes to online and mobile banking as PSD2 deadline approaches

Banking & Payment Federation Ireland (BPFI) is today alerting consumers to prepare for changes in how they access and use their online and mobile banking services with the rollout of PSD2 (the second Payment Services Directive). PSD2 is a new European law coming into full force on September 14th. The upcoming changes aims to provide better protection for consumers and businesses by enhancing security for online banking and thereby reducing... more Read more »

InstaReM Enables B2B Payments into China from the UK and Europe

Digital money transfer provider InstaReM now enables the UK and European businesses to make payments into China. The payment facility comes into fruition with immediate effect with payments to Chinese businesses being faster and more efficient to allow stronger business ties to be built. Read more »

CoinCorner comments on Bitcoin's 90% dominance

CoinCorner’s CEO, Danny Scott, commented:                                      Read more »

Mastercard Gets Miami Commuters Tapping on Public Transit

Mastercard today announced its partnership with transportation solutions provider Cubic Transportation Systems, and Miami-Dade County Department of Transportation and Public Works (DTPW) to enable tap-and-go payments at Miami’s Metrorail stations. This service is expected to expand to the Metrobus service later this year, and will benefit millions of travelers who typically use the public transit system in the city. Read more »

500 Institutions Partner with ProfitStars for Streamlined, Digital Commercial Lending

Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. is a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for the financial services industry. Its ProfitStars®division announced today that 500 banks, credit unions and non-regulated institutions are leveraging their advanced commercial lending technology to automate processes, centralize data and enhance the borrower experience. Read more »

Sibos 2019 – Serrala to receive Global Finance Award

Serrala, a global provider of software solutions for inbound and outbound payments and automated finance processes, announced its participation at the Sibos Conference 2019 in London on September 23-26. In a pre-event, hosted by Global Finance Magazine on September 25, the B2B fintech will officially receive the award for “Best White Label System Provider – Non-Bank 2019” for its BCrest solutions.  Serrala will present BCrest and other solutions... more Read more »

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