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Amazon Project Zero launches in seven new countries

11 Aug 2020 | Ecommerce

Amazon has announced the expansion of Project Zero to seven new countries – Australia, Brazil, Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Turkey, and the UAE.

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Solus Connect, One-Tech launch security software to stop cybercriminals

11 Aug 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Solus Connect and One-Tech have announced the launch of security technologies that eliminate payment vulnerabilities and combat online fraud.

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BNP Paribas Personal Finance, Experian, Aryza help customers through the Covid-19 pandemic

30 Jul 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

BNP Paribas Personal Finance has announced that it will use Experian’s Open Banking technology and Aryza’s Debtsense digital platform to provide online account reviews to customers who have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

BNP Paribas Personal Finance, Experian, Aryza, Covid-19 pandemic, affordability, Open Banking, payments, credit scoring, financial health

Elavon introduces Opayo and payment solutions to help SMEs reopen

30 Jul 2020 | Ecommerce

US-based payments provider Elavon has announced new measures to help SMEs reopen, including new payment solutions and digital commerce capabilities.

Elavon, Opayo, payment solutions, SMEs, digital commerce, ecommerce, POS, consumer behaviour, covid19, survey, Ipsos Mori, spending habits, Sage Pay, contactless payments, online shopping, business reopening

Wasabi to roll out payment-linked loyalty programme

27 Jul 2020 | Ecommerce

Sushi restaurant chain Wasabi has announced plans of upgrading its loyalty programme with a payment-linked scheme.

Wasabi, UK, loyalty programme, payment-linked scheme, Bink, card, Microsoft Azure, retailers, COVID-19

Central Bank Digital Currencies: evolution, not revolution

24 Jul 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

In our second instalment of CBDC series, Barry Topf, Chief Economist at Saga Monetary Technologies, discusses the potential CBDCs hold but also the great hidden risks, especially in terms of privacy

Saga Monetary Technologies, Barry Topf, CBDC, Central Bank Digital Currency, crypto, digitalisation, tokens, trust, security, central banks, central bank money, interest rate, financial stability, Saga token, SGA

Central Bank Digital Currencies for dummies – a quick guide into CBDCs from the Dutch Central Bank

24 Jul 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Harro Boven, Policy Advisor at the Dutch Central Bank: ‘The introduction of CBDC would involve a structural reform of the monetary system

Central Bank Digital Currency, CBDCs, Covid-19, digitalisation, cenytral banks, crypto, cash decline, bank account, financial stability, Harro Boven, DNB

Saudi Payments, JCB partner to enable card acceptance through 'mada'

21 Jul 2020 | Cards

Saudi Payments, operator of national payment network (mada) has partnered with JCB to enable the acceptance of JCB cards in Saudi Arabia.

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GSMA launches Mobile Money Interoperability Test Platform for financial inclusion

15 Jul 2020 | Mobile Payments

GSMA has launched Mobile Money Interoperability Test Platform (ITP) aiming to help make transactions more seamless in emerging markets.

GSMA, Mobile Money Interoperability Test Platform, financial inclusion, Africa, ITP, transactions, GSMA Inclusive Tech Lab, GoPay, IDEMIA, KaiOS, MTN, Telenor, University of Washington, VEON, Vodafone, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, digital, payments, digitisation, account-to-account interoperability, mobile money, APIs

Mobile payment service PayBy ties up with uPay to extend its reach in UAE

10 Jul 2020 | Mobile Payments

UAE-based fintech PayBy is partnering with payments app uPay to expand its reach to more than 850 uPay self-serve kiosks across the UAE.

PayBy, uPay, mobile payments, UAE, United Arab Emirates, payment kiosk, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, ecommerce, online payments

Discover Financial Services, Saudi Payments partner to expand card acceptance

10 Jul 2020 | Cards

Discover Financial Services has partnered with Saudi Payments to expand global acceptance for both companies. 

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Huawei rolls out mada Pay app to enable contactless payments in Saudi Arabia

09 Jul 2020 | Mobile Payments

Huawei has launched the mada Pay app in cooperation with Saudi Payments, through the Huawei AppGallery application platform in Saudi Arabia.

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Transfast, Habib Bank partner for remittances in Pakistan

30 Jun 2020 | Payments General

US-based cross-border payments company Transfast has teamed up with Pakistan-based Habib Bank to allow people to transfer money to Pakistan.

Transfast, Habib Bank, remittances, Pakistan, US, cross-border payments, State Bank of Pakistan, commercial bank, money transfer, expatriates

Hub71 teams up with two UAE banks

26 Jun 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

Hub71, a global tech ecosystem, has joined forces with Mashreq Bank and First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) to fix the problems faced by startups while opening a UAE bank account.

Hub71, UAE, banks, banking, startups, Mashreq Bank, First Abu Dhabi Bank, FAB, whitepaper, Rethinking Banking for Startups, partnership, transactions, KYC

Quant Network, SIA successfully test blockchain interoperability

24 Jun 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Blockchain tech provider Quant Network and fintech SIA have successfully tested cross blockchain interoperability between multiple Distributed Ledger Technology protocols.

Quant Network, SIA, blockchain, fintech, interoperability, Distributed Ledger Technology, Overledger technology, SIAchain, SIAnet, crossplatform, payments, KYC, R3 Corda, Ethereum

Italian banks preparing to trial a digital Euro

22 Jun 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

The Italian Banking Association (ABI), made up of over 700 Italian banking institutions, has announced that its banks are willing to pilot a digital euro.

central bank digital currency, CBDC, banking, digital euro, Italy, blockchain, ABI

Relay42, Tapad partner for orchestration capabilities

22 Jun 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Digital identity resolution company Tapad has partnered with Relay42, a company focused on data marketing technology backed by AI. 

Relay42, partnership, Tapad, orchestration capabilities, digital identity, AI, data, identifiers, privacy, safety, cross device, digital IDs

TransferGo secures EUR 10 mln in funding, launching in 11 new markets

17 Jun 2020 | Payments General

TransferGo, a UK-based international money transfer service, has raised EUR 10 million in funding.

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IDEMIA, RHB Bank to launch a recycled debit card in Asia Pacific

16 Jun 2020 | Cards

IDEMIA and RHB Bank together with WWF-Malaysia and Visa have launched a new line of eco-friendly RHB debit card.

IDEMIA, RHB Bank, sustainability, debit card in Asia Pacific, Visa, WWF, banking, online banking, mobile banking

Reliance Jio Platforms to sell USD 850 million stakes to L Catterton, TPG

15 Jun 2020 | Payments General

US-based private equity companies L Catterton and TPG have announced plans to invest USD 850 million in India-based telecom company Jio Platforms.

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