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The Paypers covers the latest global news and analyses on payments, ecommerce, fintech, and the digital economy

We report on global payments news and innovation in an increasingly digital economy. We’re on top of all payments and fintech news: payments infrastructure, payments systems, payments behaviours, ecommerce payments, Open Banking and Open Finance, Banking-as-a-Service, B2B payments, cryptocurrencies, fraud and financial crime prevention, along with breaking news on the digital economy. Follow us for the latest regulation updates, along with relevant company news on payments investments, product launches, partnerships, and mergers and acquisitions.

We report on global payments news and innovation in an increasingly digital economy. We’re on top of all payments and fintech

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Bank of Thailand to extend retail CBDC development with a pilot phase

News | Cryptocurrencies | Published Friday 12 Aug 2022 15:22 CET

The Bank of Thailand (BOT) has announced its plans to extend the retail CBDC development stage with a pilot phase divided into two tracks.

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Bank of Thailand to extend retail CBDC development with a pilot phase

News | Cryptocurrencies | Published Friday 12 Aug 2022 15:22 CET

The Bank of Thailand (BOT) has announced its plans to extend the retail CBDC development stage with a pilot phase divided into two tracks.

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BitPay delivers cashback reward for cardholders

News | Cryptocurrencies | 12 Aug 2022 15:11 CET
Provider of Bitcoin and crypto payment services BitPay has partnered with cashback rewards platform Cardlytics to deliver a rewarding programme for BitPay Prepaid card owners.

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AliExpress expands to Israel

News | Ecommerce | 12 Aug 2022 15:06 CET
Chinese online retailer AliExpress has announced that it will soon set up depots in Israel. 
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Backbase Engagement Banking Platform listed in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 12 Aug 2022 13:37 CET
Backbase Engagement Banking Platform has been listed in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, an online store providing applications and services.
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Atome Financial gets USD 100 mln from HSBC Singapore

News | Ecommerce | 12 Aug 2022 12:50 CET
Fintech providing BNPL services and digital finance services, Atome Financial, has announced it received USD 100 million worth of debt facility from HSBC Singapore to boost its flexible deferred payments business across Asia.
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Atom Bank committed to the Standards of Lending Practice

News | Payments General | 12 Aug 2022 12:47 CET
Atom Bank, a UK-based neobank, has committed to the Standards of Lending Practice for business customers, aiming to protect small and medium enterprises.
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Eximbay implements ACI Fraud Management for Merchants solution

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 12 Aug 2022 12:27 CET
Eximbay, a South Korea-based overseas payment services provider has added the ACI Fraud Management for Merchants real-time solution to its payment services capabilities.
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Iran makes import using crypto

News | Cryptocurrencies | 12 Aug 2022 12:07 CET
Iran has made its first official import order using cryptocurrency, in a move that could allow the Islamic Republic to circumvent US sanctions that have crippled the economy.
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Coinbase to add NEAR protocol to its listings

News | Cryptocurrencies | 12 Aug 2022 11:52 CET
Crypto exchange Coinbase has announced it added blockchain NEAR Protocol’s native token to its listings.
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Klavi receives USD 15 mln

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 12 Aug 2022 10:57 CET
Klavi, a Brazil-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform in data aggregation, analytics, and API services, has received USD 15 million.
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Elliptic launches new blockchain analytics solution

News | Cryptocurrencies | 12 Aug 2022 10:55 CET

UK-based Elliptic, global player in crypto asset risk management, has launched a new solution for blockchain analytics, allowing crypto assets to be traced across all blockchains and assets concurrently.


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The why and how of video verification and its rising demand

Expert Opinion | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 12 Aug 2022 09:30 CET
Christoph Sauerwein, CEO of Branddocs, explains the potential to boost UX in financial services by using video verification as a primary onboarding verification path.
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French Polynesia Post service introduces new credit institution

News | Online Payments | 11 Aug 2022 15:15 CET
French Polynesia’s Post and Telecommunications Office (OPT) has transferred postal accounts to Marara Paiement, its new subsidiary. 
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Weavr adds three new Financial Plug-ins

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 11 Aug 2022 15:08 CET
Weavr, a UK-based Plug-and-Play Finance solutions provider, has announced the evolution of its solution with three new Financial Plug-ins.
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Ant Group's e-wallet Dana raises USD 250 mln from Lazada

News | Mobile Payments | 11 Aug 2022 14:56 CET
Digital wallet DANA  has raised USD 250 million from local conglomerate Sinar Mas and Alibaba.com-owned Lazada Group to expand in Indonesia.
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Pomelo Pay partners TripleA, expanding into crypto

News | Cryptocurrencies | 11 Aug 2022 14:38 CET
UK-based fintech platform Pomelo Pay has partnered with Singapore-based cryptocurrency payments services provider TripleA to help companies offer cryptocurrency payments and pay-outs.
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Digital River to power Microsoft's relaunch of Xbox Design Lab

News | Ecommerce | 11 Aug 2022 14:18 CET
US-based full-commerce Digital River has announced it has contributed to Xbox Design Lab’s global re-launch with its Merchant of Record tool.
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Thunes expands to MENA region

News | Payments General | 11 Aug 2022 13:46 CET
Thunes, a Singapore-based cross-border payments company, has accelerated the expansion of its services in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
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Trustly partners Conotoxia to boost money transfer services in North America

News | Online Payments | 11 Aug 2022 13:38 CET
Sweden-based fintech for Open Banking payments, Trustly, has partnered with Conotoxia, a multi-currency company from Poland, to provide users with a fast, secure, and safe way to transfer funds internationally through their bank accounts. 
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Currencycloud supplements regtech services with Clausematch

News | Online Payments | 11 Aug 2022 12:56 CET
UK-based cross-border payments platform Currencycloud has teamed with regtech Clausematch to implement its policy management solution.
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