Payments

CryptoCompare and Nasdaq Cooperate to Offer Institutions Access to Market-leading Cryptocurrency Data

CryptoCompare, the leading provider of cryptocurrency data and indices, and Nasdaq, a leading global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services, today announced a strategic partnership to launch a cryptocurrency pricing product, the Nasdaq/CryptoCompare Aggregate Crypto Reference Prices. The product will be made available on Quandl, a Nasdaq owned leading-edge data platform and the... more Read more »

Worldline Enables 25 Banks to Achieve PSD2 Compliance

As many as 25 banks in seven European countries have reached the first milestone for PSD2 compliance on time, via the PSD2 compliance solution and services from equensWorldline SE, European leader in the payments and transactional services industry and a subsidiary of Worldline. Read more »

Vet Visits, Veneers and Varifocals: Klarna Enters Three New Markets with Finance 4 Group Partnership

Payments leader Klarna has today entered several new verticals — joining forces with healthcare payment specialist Finance 4 Group, to revolutionise payments in the veterinary, optical and dental industries. The new partnership means practices signed up to Finance 4 Group will now have access to Klarna’s Slice it, credit account solution. Read more »

CryptoCompare Partners with BitMEX on Cryptocurrency Futures Data

CryptoCompare, the leading provider of cryptocurrency data and indices, and BitMEX, the world's most advanced cryptocurrency derivatives platform, today announced a partnership to deliver a definitive, real-time cryptocurrency futures dataset to institutional investors via the Refinitiv Eikon terminal. The BitMEX dataset, sourced from the largest and most liquid cryptocurrency futures marketplace in the world, will be delivered to Refinitiv via... more Read more »

Trapeze and Worldline Developed Hands-Free Payment Solution for Use on Public Transport

Worldline, the European market leader in payment and transactional services and Trapeze, a leader in intelligent transport systems, have  developed a truly hands-free payment solution that allows passengers using public transport to pay for their ticket by automatically detecting their entire journey using Bluetooth. Read more »

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 »

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