Articles with tag: government

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The Government of Western Australia and Newfound initiate virtual UK trade mission

05 Aug 2020 | Ecommerce

The Government of Western Australia and global expansion specialists Newfound have launched a virtual trade mission in September 2020.

Government of Western Australia, trade mission, commerce, innovation, collaboration, technology, UK, Australia,

USD 26 mln in grants to help recovery of small businesses

31 Jul 2020 | Payments General

Minister for Regional Growth and Local Government has announced that smaller businesses in UK will benefit from USD 26 million of new government funding.

Minister for Regional Growth and Local Government, UK, SMBs, funding, technology, Kickstart Scheme, England European Regional Development Fund, Growth Hubs

Samsung, BSI, Bundesdruckerei, Telekom Security partner to bring national ID to smartphones

23 Jul 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Samsung, BSI, Bundesdruckerei, and Telekom Security have partnered to to bring Germany’s national electronic ID on selected Samsung Galaxy smartphones.

Samsung, BSI, Bundesdruckerei, Telekom Security, eID, eGovernment, National ID, Galaxy S20, Software Development Kit, SDK, Secure Element, eSE, third parties, Trusted Service Manager, TSM, secure electronic interactions, eIDAS Regulation

RBI report recommends incentives to popularise QR code transactions in India

23 Jul 2020 | Mobile Payments

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released a report that shows why the government should provide incentives to popularise usage of QR code transactions.

The Reserve Bank of India, RBI, report, government, incentives, QR code, India, digital payments, Bharat QR, UPI QR, Proprietary QR, interoperable QR, KYC, merchant, electronic payment, interchange, RuPay Debit card

UK government rolls out fintech review

22 Jul 2020 | Payments General

The UK government has launched the independent ‘FinTech Strategic Review’ to establish a roadmap for future success, according to fintechmagazine.com.

UK, United Kingdom, government, fintech, fintech review, HM Treasury, Budget 2020, venture capital, market growth, fintech sector

Morgan Stanley to share its climate impact

21 Jul 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

US-based bank Morgan Stanley has announced plans to publicly disclose how much its loans and investments contribute to climate change.

Morgan Stanley, US, United States, bank, loans, investments, climate change, climate impact, financial regulators, fossil fuels, government policies, greenhouse gas emissions, Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials, financial company, financial institutions

Shopify, the Canadian Government work together to launch in Go Digital Canada

20 Jul 2020 | Online Payments

Shopify has partnered with the Government in Canada to launch Go Digital Canada, Tame Bay reports.

Shopify, partnership, Canadian Government, Go Digital Canada, ecommerce, online payments, gift cards, local pickup, delivery options, omnichannel

Filipinos to invest in Gov't Retail Treasury Bonds using PayMaya

15 Jul 2020 | Payments General

PayMaya has teamed up with Bonds.Ph, an online investment platform powered by the Philippine Digital Asset Exchange (PDAX), to extend its financial inclusion mission into the retail investing space.

consumers, merchants, government, Philippines, PayMaya, ecommerce, food, retail, bonds, investments, mobile apps

UK-based alternative lenders' access to BoE's fund scheme blocked by incumbents

14 Jul 2020 | Payments General

HM Treasury has told non-bank lenders dishing out government-backed loans that they won’t have access to finance from the Bank of England, according to altfi.com. 

UK, alternative lenders, BoE, Bank of England, incumbents, HM Treasury, non-bank lenders, government-backed loans, British Business Bank, fintech loans, fintech

Her Majesty's Government of Gibraltar adopts Proactis Invoice Capture

09 Jul 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar (HMGoG) has extended its use of Proactis solutions with the adoption of its Invoice Capture solution.

Her Magesty’s Government of Gibraltar, HMGoG, Proactis Invoice Capture, invoice, Source-to-Pay, Accounts Payable, electronic invoices, Software as a Service, SaaS, data

Zimbabwe suspends all mobile payments over suspected malpractice

29 Jun 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

The Zimbabwean government has, with immediate effect, suspended all monetary transactions on mobile money platforms, reported New Zimbabwe. 

Zimbabwe, fraud, malpractice, mobile payments, EcoCash, One Money, Telecash, MyCas, Zimbabwe government, payments, Africa

Passbase unveils biometric authentication solution

25 Jun 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Passbase has revealed a new biometric authentication solution aimed to help organisations that are trying to update their digital security practices during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Passbase, launch, codeless solution, biometrics, onboarding, security, COVID-19, pandemic, coronavirus, facial recognition, 3-D liveness detection, government, ID, data, identity verification

Jumio, AAMVA reveal biometric deduplication service to detect synthetic identity fraud

24 Jun 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Jumio has launched a new service for checking the data on submitted driver’s license to detect synthetic identity fraud.

Jumio, launch, biometrics, deduplication service, US, DMV group, fraud prevention, AAMVA, American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators, facial biometric, verification, government, ID document, security, synthetic identity fraud

Onfido offers Scrive its biometric identity verification

23 Jun 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Scrive has decided to take advantage of Onfido’s selfie-based identity verification capabilities, Find Biometrics reports. 

Onfido, biometrics, identity verification, Scrive, e-signature, eID, Europe, document recognition, government

Greensill, Metro Bank, OakNorth, and Secure Trust Bank join CLBILS

11 Jun 2020 | Payments General

The British Business Bank has announced new lenders added to its coronavirus lending schemes.

Greensill, Metro Bank, OakNorth, Secure Trust Bank, CLBILS, lenders, British Business Bank, UK, coronavirus, lending scheme, government-backed loans, Growth Lending, inFund, Invocap, NEL Fund Managers, Triple Point, Paragon Bank, CBILS, Bounce Back Loans

Ondato plans to expand its KYC services in Poland and Germany, raises over USD 511,000

10 Jun 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Ondato has planned to expand its biometric KYC services into the Polish and German markets after raising EUR 450,000 (USD 511,000) in funding from the Startup Wise Guys Acceleration Fund.

Ondato, ID docs, selfie biometrics, Poland, Germany, KYC, AML, customer verification, compliance, management, data, government, banks, fintech

SecureKey's system reaches 800 authentication transactions per second

01 Jun 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

SecureKey’s authentication function, dubbed the SecureKey Concierge Service, has experienced a rise from 100 to 800 transactions per second as demand for remote authentication spikes.

SecureKey, Verified.Me, authentication, transactions, pandemic, COVID-19, coronavirus, security, banking, government, insurance, legal sector, identity, blockchain

Ikea to reopen 19 shops in the UK on 1 June

25 May 2020 | Ecommerce

Internet Retailing has reported that Ikea is to reopen 19 of its larger stores in England and Northern Ireland on 1 June, after putting social distancing measures and click and collect services in place.

Ikea, UK, Northern Ireland, England, retailer, shopping, click and collect, government, cards, contactless payments

Simplii Financial, SecureKey team up for government services

22 May 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

SecureKey Technologies has announced an agreement enabling Simplii Financial, the direct banking brand of CIBC, to become a Trusted Sign-In Partner with SecureKey Concierge. 

Simplii Financial, SecureKey Concierge, government, banking, identity, authentication, password, personal information, safety, identity theft, privacy

Co-op chooses Yoti's digital ID and biometrics solution

18 May 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Yoti has announced it is now supporting Co-op, a consumer co-operative in the UK, by providing it with its Yoti Doc Scan. 

Yoti, digital ID, biometrics, security, UK, Co-op, scan, identity verification, government, ID, facial recognition, manual checks, registration, data, encryption