First Commercial Biometric Credit Card in Switzerland Issued through FPC, Gemalto, Visa Partnership

Swiss Corner Bank has launched a biometric credit card in partnership with Visa, Gemalto and Fingerprint Cards, which is the first limited commercial launch of its kind, according to an announcement from FPC.

Alipay's Target is to Serve 10m European SMEs by 2024

Alipay has set a target of supporting 10 million small to medium sized businesses in Europe over the next five years with new payment innovations and partner programmes.

Invisible Payments to Take The Stage as The New Commerce Norm

Payvision released a new ebook exploring the future of commerce payments. The research looks into how the next generation of payments is reinventing the shopping experience, giving merchants clear insight into key strategic retail trends.

Wirecard to Acquire China's Allscore Payment Services

Wirecard, the global innovation leader for digital financial technology, is investing in a comprehensive license portfolio for digital payments through an acquisition in China.

Revolut Opens Melbourne Office in Australia

The challenger bank Revolut will be operating as an electric money institution until gets an Aussia banking license

Singapore-based FinTech Firm – Thunes to Provide Payment Services Across ASEAN on CALISTA™

Global eTrade Services (GeTS) announced its partnership with Thunes – a leading Singapore-based global cross-border payments network for emerging markets. This partnership will facilitate better cross-border payments for customers using CALISTA™.

Nets makes changes to the Executive Committee

With the clear ambition of becoming a leading player in the European payments industry, Nets now makes changes to its Executive Committee. This means welcoming Torsten Hagen Jørgensen as the new CEO of Issuer & eSecurity Services and Gianluca Ventura as the new Group CHRO. Consequently, two current members of the Executive Committee are leaving Nets.

Starling to issue dual currency debit cards

Starling Bank has issued a dual currency debit card which enables users to pay for purchases in either pounds or euros.

Retail Banks are Losing the Race to Challenger Banks

Capgemini and Efma's World Retail Banking Report (WRBR) released today finds that consumers are increasingly choosing challenger banks due to poor customer service in the 'last mile' of service delivery from high street incumbents.

Uber has announced a New Division Uber Money

The company announced on Monday the formation of a new division called Uber Money to house its efforts, which include a digital wallet and upgraded debit and credit cards.

Revolut Launches in Singapore

Revolut has officially opened its doors in Singapore following a beta test over the course of the last year, with 30,000 customers already onboard.

Starling Bank raises £30 million

UK challenger Starling Bank has raised £30 million in a new funding round as it firms up its B2B offering and prepares for expansion into European markets.

Fintech Revolut to launch in the U.S. by year-end with Mastercard deal

Mastercard and Revolut, today announced a partnership to launch Revolut cards in the U.S. by the end of the year, as part of an expansion of their relationship enabling the issuance of cards in any market around the world where Mastercard is accepted.

Delivery Hero chooses IXOPAY to streamline the cash collection process from its riders

Delivery Hero SE picks IXOPAY to implement a solution for the rider cash collection. The fast implementation times for new integrations as well as IXOPAY’s comprehensive monitoring, reporting, and post-processing features convinced Delivery Hero to select the Austrian payment specialists as platform suppliers.

Wirecard Powers New Swiss Post China Cross-Border E-commerce Marketplace

Wirecard has integrated Chinese payment methods into Swiss Post’s “Your Gateway to China” service. In the future, the service will be available to thousands of merchants in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Mastercard launches payment on delivery service for businesses

Mastercard is working with PNC Bank to pilot a system that lets businesses pay suppliers in real-time when receiving goods or services.

Ingenico Launches Full Suite of Chinese Payment Methods for International Ecommerce Players

Ingenico Group is transforming how international ecommerce companies operate in China. By introducing a suite of payment methods that fully caters to the preferences of local consumers, Ingenico will enable online businesses to gain better access to one of the world’s most significant online markets.

Amazon Pay users in India can now pay their utility, mobile and cable bills with Alexa

Amazon Pay users in India can now use voice command with Alexa to pay their utility, internet, mobile, and satellite cable TV bills, the e-commerce giant said on Wednesday. This is the first time, the company said, it is pairing these functionalities with Amazon Pay in any market.

Warply Joins Mastercard Start Path

Warply was inducted into the Start Path program with "Payments Keyboard"

Revolut Taps Bottomline Aggregator for Real-Time Payments

Revolut selected the Bottomline Universal Aggregator to deliver real-time payment services to retail and business customers