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iProov to provide facial authentication for NHS login across Android and iOS

iProov, the world leader in spoof-resistant, biometric authentication technology, today announced that its technology has been deployed to verify users signing up to NHS login across Android and iOS. Following an initial launch on Android, iProov’s technology is available on the iOS version of the NHS App.  Read more »

EIS Launches in the UK as Insurance Companies Look Beyond Protection to Deliver More Value to Consumers

EIS, a core and digital platform provider for insurers, today announces its entry to the UK market. The San Francisco-based insurtech has launched its coretech platform in the UK to help insurers offer a new generation of insurance products and services, in response to changing consumer habits and an evolving regulatory landscape.  Read more »

Reuters Events, Lazard Asset Management, Nuveen Real Estate, and The Climate Service in Free Webinar: ESG Data Clarity - Practical Guidance to Maximize ESG Data Value

Reuters Events hosts leading ESG data experts in a free webinar discussion to provide industry guidance on ESG data best practice. This panel draws from ESG data expertise spanning four decades to provide solutions for the day-to-day data challenges experienced by industry peers. Join the interactive discussion live and present our experts with your challenges. The discussion will take place on Thursday, 4th June 14:30 BST/9:30 EDT). Register... Read more »

Freetrade closes £7m crowdfunding round that defies Covid-19 lockdown

Freetrade, the smart app that makes investing easy for everyone, has defied the Covid-19 lockdown to raise £7m from more than 8,000 people. Working with Crowdcube, the company exceeded its £1 million target in just 4:33 minutes from existing shareholders before going on to raise £7m in five days. Freetrade’s fundraise is the largest equity crowdfunding campaign to be completed in the UK this year.  Read more »

Europe’s Top 10 Cashless Countries: study by Merchant Machine

A new study by Merchant Machine has analysed Europe’s leading cashless economies. The study highlights the countries where citizens would like to go completely cashless the most and who uses contactless payments the most. You can view the graphic here. Read more »

Worldline launches the ‘World After COVID-19’ report to help business leaders prepare for the future

Worldline, the European market leader in payment and transaction services, today has published its ‘World after COVID-19’ report.  The report highlights the trends of the worldwide pandemic, both the immediate impacts and the potential long-term impacts, and presents key takeaways that business leaders may use to start adapting their strategies now to the post pandemic world.  Read more »

Upco International Selects Token to Power Open Banking Payment Services In Mobile Messenger App

Leading open banking infrastructure provider, Token.io, and Upco International Inc. (CSE: UPCO) (OTC: UCCPF) (Frankfurt: U06) (“Upco”), today announce that Token’s payments API will be integrated into Upco’s popular Mobile Messenger to power a suite of open banking payment services within the app.   Read more »

Pacific National Bank Goes Live with NYMBUS to Launch FACILE

NYMBUS®, a provider of the world’s most advanced financial services platform, today announced Pacific National Bank (PNB) has gone live with NYMBUS SmartLaunch™ to outsource the technology and remote full-service operations of its digital-only bank, FACILE. Read more »

TORA expands global outsourced trading with two new traders based in New York

TORA, provider of the industry’s most advanced cloud-based and leading order and execution management system (OEMS), today announced two new additions Mark Mazor & Joe Zonenshine to the firm’s global outsourced trading team. Read more »

Arcserve and Sophos Deepen Alliance to Unveil Fully Integrated Cyber and Data Protection for On-Premises, Cloud, and SaaS Workloads

Arcserve, LLC, the world’s most experienced data and ransomware protection provider, today announced an expansion of its alliance with Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, to introduce industry-first cyber and data protection for infrastructures with on-premises, cloud, and SaaS-based workloads. Read more »

Verizon Report Shows Money Still Makes the Cyber-crime World Go Round

The Verizon Business 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report (2020 DBIR) shows that financial gain remains the key driver for cybercrime with nearly nine in 10 (86 percent) breaches investigated financially-driven. The vast majority of breaches continue to be caused by external actors - 70 percent - with organized crime accounting for 55 percent of these. Credential theft and social attacks such as phishing and business email compromises cause... Read more »

OpenWay Unveils Hygienic Payment Solution for Distributing Financial Aid

OpenWay, a top-ranked digital payments software provider, has launched a new solution: Way4 Social Cards. The solution digitalizes distribution of social benefits and eliminates common issues faced by social programs around the world. Read more »

Refinitiv survey exposes severe lack of due diligence on business supply chains

Refinitiv, one of the world’s largest providers of financial markets data and infrastructure, has published the findings of its fourth third-party risk survey. The report highlights the pressures that organizations face when managing risk associated with third party relationships, intensified by managing an average of almost 10,000 of these relationships across the world, and reveals the hidden dangers in supplier, distributor, and partner... Read more »

British shoppers return £5.2 billion worth of goods each year, new report from Openpay reveals

British shoppers are returning a whopping £5.2 billion worth of goods purchased online each year, according to a new report released today from buy now, pay smarter solution Openpay. In fact, over one in ten (12 per cent) admit they have made purchases with returns in mind, intentionally buying more than they intend to keep.   Read more »

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