UNICEF, the United Nations Children's Fund, has launched a cryptocurrency fund to support open source technology “benefiting children and young people around the world.”
Norway's largest bank, DNB, is launching a new version of its mobile app, powered by the open banking platform Nordic API Gateway.
The first biometric fingerprint credit card issued by a UK bank begins its three-month national trial today. NatWest is piloting cutting-edge, biometric fingerprint technology with 150 customers, in partnership with Mastercard and Gemalto, a Thales Company.
With financial institutions increasingly starting to offer their products for free, such as zero-commission stock trading, Barclays Plc has joined in, by starting the first no-fee exchange-traded notes (ETNs) in the United States.
PayPal has become the first foreign firm to get an online payments license in China after buying a 70% stake in Guofubao Information Technology Co (GoPay)
OKEx to engage exchanges and market participants to develop a Global Self-Regulated Organization (SRO) aimed at standardizing practices and policies
Facebook's Libra plans continue to stumble as PayPal reportedly gets ready to quit the digital currency project, with Visa and Mastercard also reconsidering their involvement.
American users of Samsung Pay can now send money overseas and sign up for a virtual Mastercard debit card
Building on its previous success, Insurance Nexus are delighted to announce the return of the Connected Insurance USA Summit, which will take place November 20-21 at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago Illinois.
HOLD has announced that its forthcoming crypto and cash exchange app with free Debit card is now available. This follows the conclusion of its successful beta program with a number of early supporters in August.
CEO Magnus Larsson announced the company's launch from the stage at TECH FEST in Stockholm in September; the company will open its U.S. headquarters in Houston later this month
Revolut is set to hire around 3500 staff as it expands into 24 new markets thanks to a new global deal with payments giant Visa Inc, the two companies said on Monday.
40% of European banks will not be compliant with the PSD2 regulatory technical standard (RTS) on Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) by the 14th September deadline. The major risk of this delay is the decline and cancellation of transactions, which can lead to potential financial losses for merchants on one hand and the loss of customers for banks on the other
TAS has announced that its agreement with Anglo-Gulf Trade Bank (“AGTB”), is now operational. The contract is being managed through its subsidiary TAS Helvetia S.A. and covers the supply of software solutions for the creation and management of a payment hub for correspondent banks around the world.
The number of card payments in the euro area have more than doubled in a decade as consumers increasingly dispense with the hassle of carrying notes and coins.
Sezzle announced its solution is newly available to online businesses worldwide through Visa's CyberSource payment management platform.
Salesforce Commerce Cloud customers worldwide have access to the Wirecard digital Financial Commerce Platform
Dutch bank ING has invested in Flowcast, a startup that uses machine learning algorithms to create predictive models that reduce risk and unlock credit to businesses.
Visa is looking to cosy up to fintech firms through the launch of an online portal giving them "unprecedented" access to its technologies and network.
SWIFT has announced the launch of a new service in which it will deliver global instant payments The payments giant has achieved this by integrating its cross-border payments service, gpi (Global Payment Initiative), into domestic instant payment systems.