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Finger payments to go campus-wide at Copenhagen Business School

Finger vein payments technology is to be introduced campus-wide at Copenhangen Business School by Nordic payments processor Nets and UK biometrics company Sthaler.

More U.S. financial firms are increasing their spending on cybersecurity amid bigger threats

U.S. banks and other financial firms are projecting higher spending on cybersecurity as they face bigger threats and more attacks.

Google and Microsoft researchers call for facial recognition regulation

Google and Microsoft researchers have recently called for regulation of “oppressive” facial recognition technology.

UK peer-to-peer lender Zopa gets banking license as it looks to compete with industry giants

British peer-to-peer lender Zopa has obtained a U.K. banking license, clearing a key hurdle in its bid to launch a digital bank and compete with industry giants.

The Big Issue trials contactless payments for magazine sellers amid decline in people carrying cash

The Big Issue, in collaboration with iZettle is launching trials to allow its magazine sellers to accept payments with contactless technology.

Ohio is set to accept bitcoin for tax payments

Ohio has a message for blockchain enthusiasts: The Buckeye State wants your business.

Lloyds' customers can now keep track of spending with Google Maps

Mobile banking customers at Lloyds Bank, Halifax and Bank of Scotland will now be able to track their spending on Google Maps thanks to a new app integration.

Why the future of Chinese e-commerce is in its rural areas

Why has e-commerce in China continued to grow despite an overall economic slowdown in conjunction with urban market saturation?

Amazon aims to take digital wallets to brick-and-mortar stores

The firm is looking to make Amazon Pay to the real world, according to the Wall Street Journal.

4 key banking trends to watch

With new technological developments, the growing demand for digital banking is an opportunity for both incumbent banks and fintech companies.

Costa Coffee launches contactless reusable cups with Barclaycard

Available in all Costa Coffee stores later this month, the Clever Cup costs £14.99, with a £1 donation from every sale going to the Costa Foundation.

TransferWise won't buy into blockchain until more banks use Ripple

TransferWise, a London-based startup that transfers money between more than 70 countries, has yet to see an advantage to using the technology.

Mondato Summit Asia 2018 - The next wave of digital services in emerging Asia

This executive conference will explore how both incumbents and innovators alike can navigate the highly complex ecosystem across Emerging Asia’s variegated markets.

No cash, no pain: What if you woke up to no paper money?

What if we wake up one day and find that all the paper money that we are familiar with has disappeared?

Tough decisions for merchants and acquirers and PSPs in 2019

In 2018/2019 both merchants and payment providers face pressing, strategic questions related to the selection of payment methods they support that need to be answered.

Sweden is planning for a cashless future with 'e-Krona'

Sweden’s central bank will start a pilot project to develop an electronic currency as the Nordic nation grapples with how to secure payment systems in a future without cash.

BlockShow returns to celebrate Blockchain in Asia with Asia Blockchain Week in November 2018

BlockShow Asia 2018 will be taking place as a part of the Asia Blockchain Week between November 27 - December 1 at the Marina Bays Sands Hotel.

Millennials who use mobile fintech apps tend to make worse financial decisions

A study of using millennials (ages 18-34) found they were less likely to be financially literate than others of the same age who didn’t pay for things with their phones.

Digitalization will make most heritage financial firms irrelevant by 2030

By 2030, 80% of heritage financial services firms will go out of business, become commoditized or exist only formally but not competing effectively.

What is the security concern resulted from PSD2 and open banking?

As a result of the passage and adoption of open banking regulations, like PSD2 in Europe, banks and other financial firms are sharing data more freely than ever before.