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Mastercard extends payment network with acquisition of Transfast

Mastercard has announced the completion of the acquisition of Transfast, a global payments company with significant cross-border network reach.

Wirecard to handle card payments for ALDI supermarket chains

Wirecard has signed an agreement with supermarket chains ALDI Nord and ALDI Sued to process card payments at all their stores in the country.

(Whitepaper & Podcast) What are the new challenges to fight against payment fraud?

After the first edition of our French Meetup, we've prepared a podcast and whitepaper for our french audience to understand the challenges against payment fraud.

German digital banking startup N26 launches in the U.S.

German digital bank N26 is launching in the United States through a phased rollout of its app-based checking account and debit card.

Indonesia's Go-Jek to announce tie-up with Thailand’s largest lender Siam Commercial Bank

Indonesian ride-hailing app Go-Jek and Thailand’s largest lender, Siam Commercial Bank are set to announce a strategic partnership on Thursday, the companies said.

All about Libra – the new digital currency developed by Facebook (Infographic)

This infographic from MrBTC.org presents an overview about what you need to know about Libra - the latest currency developed by Facebook.

Uber partners with BBVA, Mastercard to offer debit cards in Mexico

Uber is partnering with BBVA and Mastercard to launch a debit card for drivers in Mexico, the company’s latest gambit to promote banking in a country that runs on cash.

IXOPAY partners with digital fraud prevention solution provider Kount

IXOPAY is an independent and PCI-DSS certified payment platform, and this partnership will allow its clients to use Kount to protect their digital innovation from fraud.

PayPal launches its first UK debit card with unlimited cash back for businesses

The PayPal Business Debit Mastercard gives UK business owners instant access to their PayPal funds around the world.

Singapore to allow virtual banks as part of move to open up market

Singapore’s central bank plans to issue up to five digital bank licenses to suitable applicants, a move that could deliver the biggest shake-up in a market dominated by local banks.

A third of companies adopt AI in the past year

More than a third of companies have adopted some form of AI in the past year, according to an MHR Analytics poll.

Facebook's WhatsApp hires senior exec from London remittances startup, according to sources

WorldRemit’s chief product officer, Alice Newton-Rex, will join WhatsApp’s product team later this year to work on the app’s messaging service.

Facebook crypto plans turn up heat on EU banks over real-time payments

The euro zone could have an instant payments system shared by all banks in the bloc by the end of 2020, finance industry officials said.

SPS CMI® on Dual 6 brings new customization options to banking card issuers

SPS is introducing CMI® to allow banking card issuers and the whole banking card ecosystem to develop an even more customized card solution.

equensWorldline becomes Eurozone’s largest processor of instant payments with Dutch launch

Seven Dutch banks have recently started to introduce instant payments using the CSM (Clearing and Settlement Mechanism) system of equensWorldline.

Walmart in Mexico launches grocery orders via WhatsApp

The retailer said this move aims to attract shoppers outside bricks-and-mortar supermarkets.

Money20/20 Europe casts a magic spell again

Zilvinas Bareisis, Payments Analyst at Celent shared his experience at Money 20/20 Europe in Amsterdam earlier in June.

Bank of England is positive on Facebook's Libra, saying the bank could open up balance sheet to new players

Facebook's Libra could "substantially improve financial inclusion and dramatically lower the costs of domestic and cross border payments," says BoE governor Mark Carney.

Why initial exchange offerings flourish in crypto market

Initial exchange offerings (IEOs) are currently the most popular fundraising trend in the cryptocurrency industry. Do you know the difference between IEO and ICO?

Trustly merges with Silicon Valley-based PayWithMyBank to deliver transatlantic online banking payments coverage

The merged group to create a unique transatlantic payment network based on next-generation online banking payments.