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Deutsche Bank Predicts Cryptocurrency Could Replace Fiat by 2030

The 'Imagine 2030' report highlights the dangers of the forces holding the fiat money system unravelling in the next decade, in turn fuelling the demand for crypto. Deutsche Bank describes cryptocurrencies as "additions rather than substitutions", but believes this may change by 2030.

Payments Europe Summit – Webinar: Implementing strong customer authentication – Customer’s journey and Merchant readiness

Taking place on 10 December @ 2pm (GMT) CeFPro's complimentary webinar 'Implementing strong customer authentication – Customer’s journey and Merchant readiness' is tailored for financial professionals within the Payments industry ahead of our 3rd Annual Payments Europe Summit. Join the Webinar and Payments Summit by visiting: www.cefpro.com/payments

NEXT BLOCK ASIA 2.0 Revisits Bangkok; Ends with GURUS Influencer Awards

NEXT BLOCK ASIA has revisited Bangkok to set the stage for discussions between experts from cryptocurrency, traditional finance, and affiliate industries. Advertisers and affiliate network leaders joined cryptocurrency visionaries and CEOs of successful startups to speak about the future of their industries and discuss synergies.

European Cards Industry in 2020 and Beyond. Do we Need Oversight Coordination?

PSD2 SCA has been one of the most discussed topics for merchant payment professionals before and after its implementation deadline, on September 14, 2019. What are the lessons learned from the PSD2 SCA implementation project so far?

Vienna based payment orchestration platform IXOPAY partners with Paydoo

Paydoo and IXOPAY agree on a partnership to broaden their offerings in Europe. About the partnership, the Founder at Paydoo Sam Kohli says: “We are delighted to announce our partnership with IXOPAY. Not only are they a great team but they have developed a product suite that extends beyond a flexible and integrated gateway solution.

SBC Wallet Cards Now Issued by Softbank

Softbank's SBC Wallet Cards (Softbank Card 3.0) will be officially released on November 27. SBC Wallet Cards improve the shortcomings of traditional wallets by providing better security and access. The SBC Wallet Cards utilizes its own encryption system, realizes multiple encryption mechanisms and can realize hot and cold wallet functions.

The Time is Right to Accelerate Cloud Migration

While many industries have already made the switch from traditional on-premise to software-as-a-service and platform-as-a-service solutions, the financial sector has traditionally opted for a more nuanced, gradual migration to the cloud. Increasingly, however, financial institutions are now migrating their core services to public and private cloud solutions.

Trustly and iPANT Partner to Make Receiving your Recycling Refund Easier

Trustly and digital recycling refund solution iPANT are pleased to announce a partnership that lets people recycle their empty bottles at reverse vending machines (also known as RVMs or pantmaskiner) in their housing complexes and receive their refund directly back to their bank account.

Open Banking Connectivity: The Outlook is Better than You Think

While the road to API connectivity has not been smooth, solid progress is being made in connecting banks to third parties, says Token’s CEO, Todd Clyde.

HSBC and RBS race to launch new digital banking platforms

UK banks HSBC and RBS are both set to launch new separate digital banking platforms.

Host Card Emulation. Key Technologies to Secure Cloud-Based Mobile Payments.

The rise of ‘tap-to-pay’ payments made using smartphones is showing no signs of slowing down. It is estimated that mobile payments will amount to $14 trillion by 2022. To keep up with this trend, banks and issuers must be proactive in offering solutions that suit the evolving needs of their customers.

Standardised Data Reporting is the key for future of Sustainable Finance

In a recent survey by State Street Global Advisors, 52% of European investors cited regulation as the key driver toward ESG adoption. Yet, despite attempts to introduce regulatory requirements, a lack of standardisation in reporting obligations is proving a significant challenge towards achieving meaningful progress.

SmartStream Introduced New Artificial Intelligence Module that Captures Missed Payments and Receipts

SmartStream Technologies, the financial Transaction Lifecycle Management (TLM®) solutions provider, today completed a proof of concept for an artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning module within its existing TLM Cash and Liquidity Management solution for receipts and payments - essential for any business in terms of liquidity risk and regulatory reporting

Are you Prepared for the Disruption that Blockchain Technology and Artificial Intelligence (AI) is Presenting as part of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)?

Since inception, Bitcoin Events have cut through the hype and challenged the critics to educate, upskill and drive long-term thinking on the strategic benefits of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology for businesses, governments, citizens and society.

American Express and Vitality Partner Up to Launch New Cashback Credit Card

American Express has partnered with a life insurance & investment company Vitality to create a new credit card that will reward Vitality members for physical activity.

Indian E-commerce & Payments firm Paytm raises $1 Billion

Indian e-commerce and payments firm Paytm is to expand into insurance, lending, stockbroking and investments after receiving a whopping $1 billion round of funding.

FICO Releases Machine-Learning Cyber Risk Score on AWS Marketplace

Industry’s most accurate security rating uses machine learning to help organizations manage third-party vendor risk

Trust in Open Banking: Negotiating Data Liability Between Banks and TPPs

The breadth and complexity of Open Banking systems involve a web of players interconnected by the core need to access data. Used as the tool by which financial institutions and third parties deliver innovative financial products, the data required is highly personal by nature and brings with it a myriad of challenges on the part of institutions trying to capitalise its on value without taking on too much risk.

PayPal to Buy Online Rewards Platform Honey for $4 Billion

PayPal has agreed its largest ever acquisition - a $4 billion deal to buy Honey Science Corporation, the firm behind a browser extension and app that helps people find online shopping rewards and deals.