Wirecard and Malaysia’s Affin Bank Berhad expand partnership

Wirecard, the global innovation leader in digital financial technology, and Affin Bank Berhad (“AFFINBANK”) today announced an extension of their collaboration focused on revolutionizing internet banking for consumers in Malaysia. Through this partnership, over 300,000 AFFINBANK customers are already benefitting from an array of services such as e-commerce and mobile payment powered by Wirecard technology. By leveraging more of Wirecard’s... more Read more »

Making 3D Secure 2.0 and PSD2 happen: Worldline processed the first live transactions with Strong Customer Authentication for European merchants

Worldline, the European market leader in payment and transaction services, announces the readiness of its Acquiring and E-Commerce platforms with respect to the mandatory processing of transactions according to the new 3D Secure 2.0 standard.  With live transactions performed for European retailers, e.g. in the retail sector, digital services and ticketing. Worldline proves its capabilities to support merchants in meeting the demanding new... more Read more »

Mastercard Names New Executive Vice President, Global Communications

Mastercard today announced the appointment of Jennifer Erickson as executive vice president, Global Communications, effective September 23. She will lead corporate, internal, external and digital communications, reporting to Raja Rajamannar, the company’s chief marketing and communications officer and president, Healthcare. Read more »

Boohoo shoppers #doyourthing with new payment options from Klarna in US and UK

Leading payments provider, Klarna, has announced a major expansion of its existing partnership with online fashion powerhouse boohoo group to include the US and UK. From today, US online shoppers at boohoo group’s four brands — boohoo, boohooMAN, PrettyLittleThing and Nasty Gal — can benefit from Klarna’s flexible Pay in 4 payment option. Later this year, UK customers will have access to Klarna’s Pay in 3, ensuring they can buy their favourite... more Read more »

Agreement between SIA and AVM holding to activate digital payments on venice “vaporetto” boats

SIA and AVM Holding (Azienda Veneziana della Mobilità – the Venice public transport company) have signed an agreement to create an innovative digital platform that will allow residents and tourists to buy tickets using payment cards and smartphones, also in contactless mode, on board the “vaporetto” boats where the crew will be equipped with 650 Android SmartPOS terminals. (VIDEO)  Read more »

CoinCorner responds to criticism of the Bitcoin Lightning Network

CoinCorner’s CEO, Danny Scott, commented:                                      “The Bitcoin Lightning Network is such an amazing and innovative step forward for the development of Bitcoin, making it useful for every day payments at mass scale. Lightning is a new piece of Layer 2 technology sat on top of Bitcoin. It’s only been running on a live environment for the last 18 months and is still in beta stages, meaning that bugs and exploits are to... more Read more »

Fiserv Furthers Branch Transformation Strategies for Financial Institutions with Launch of Interactive Branch Kiosk

Fiserv, Inc., a leading global provider of payments and financial services technology solutions, is enabling banks and credit unions to transform the branch experience with convenient self-service options for account holders.  Read more »

Klarna demonstrates how its ‘Pay later’ products save consumers from future online shopping fails

Klarna, the leading global innovator of Pay later services and banking, and provider of smoooth retail services, presents its international campaign – ‘I wish I’d bought it with Klarna’ – together with actress, comedian and internet sensation, Celeste Barber. Read more »

Wirecard expands cooperation with Mizuho Bank on global scale

Wirecard, the global innovation leader for digital financial technology, is expanding its partnership with Mizuho Bank, Ltd., a leading global financial institution. The scope of the expansion includes a significant geographic extension, a collaboration on new payout products, and joint digital payment solutions. Read more »

Renovite welcomes Sanjay Mishra as new Chief Delivery Officer

Payment specialist Renovite Technologies has appointed industry veteran Sanjay Mishra as its new chief delivery officer (CDO). Sanjay will lead Renovite’s technology and innovation strategy as the cloud specialist prepares to enter its next phase of growth. Previously, Mr Mishra served as the head of technology of foreign exchange service provider Currencies Direct. He held the position there for three years. During his tenure, Sanjay... more Read more »

Tribe Payments announces three C-level appointments

Tribe Payments, a team of industry experts dedicated to delivering the future of payments, today announced three C-level appointments. Fadl Mahmoud has been appointed Chief Information Officer (CIO), Vytautas Mickevicius appointed as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Alex Reddish appointed as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). Together the hires are a milestone in Tribe’s mission to assemble the best global payment experts in order to deliver... more Read more »

Mastercard Joins the Marco Polo Network To Advance Global Trade Through Optimized Financing

The Marco Polo Network, a trade and working capital finance network, is welcoming Mastercard as its latest member. The network – and its over 25 member banks – are working to unlock what the World Trade Organization has identified as a potential $1.5 trillion opportunity in global trade finance. Read more »

Judopay and TAB collaborate to unlock effortless mobile payments

 TAB (The App Business) welcomes Judopay to its partner ecosystem, to unlock effortless mobile payments and take advantage of the radical shift in consumer behaviour towards mobile purchases. Judopay will join the partner ecosystem that TAB draws on to deliver frictionless checkout and payment experiences for clients.  Read more »

FIME unifies Taiwanese smart retail & mobility with new mobile standard

FIME has supported the Taiwan Association of Information and Communication Standards (TAICS) to standardize contactless transit fare collection and micro retail payments. To address the challenges presented by varying standards across different devices, FIME was tasked with defining specifications and establishing certification requirements. Read more »

Volante Technologies expands senior leadership team to support growth

Volante Technologies Inc., a global provider of technology and software as a service to accelerate digital transformation and payments modernization, today announced two senior strategic hires to drive the continued growth of the company. Executive in Residence and Non-Executive Board Director Harp Grewal has now been appointed COO with responsibility for managing and delivering on the Company’s growth.   Read more »


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