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eCurrency brings CBDC benefits to all in ecosystem utilising digital secure currency technology

04 Sep 2020 | Payments General

‘Choices around the technology used for CBDC are important as they would have a significant impact on the extent to which CBDC meets our overall objectives’, The Bank of England

Central Bank Digital Currency, Lars Arvidsson, eCurrency, Bank of England, DLT, digital wallets, central banks, commercial banks, Digital Secure Currency, payment cards, mobile money wallets

UK-based fintech BABB to offer cheaper remittances

01 Sep 2020 | Payments General

Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)-approved payment institution Bank Account Based Blockchain (BABB) has announced plans to offer better remittances to customers.

UK, fintech, BABB, Bank Account Based Blockchain, remittances, payment institution, FCA, Financial Conduct Authority, blockchain, traditional banking, third parties, peer to peer payments, P2P payments, international fundraising, banking technology, UK bank account, payment cards, banking licence

Amid pandemics, consumer confidence in banks remains stable, Toluna research reveals

25 Aug 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Toluna, a consumer insights company, has released its Financial Services Sentiment Indicator, which is a quarterly study exploring key financial services issues in the UK and the consumers they serve.

study, neo banks, digital banks, bank branches, financial services, online banking, mobile apps, virtual payment cards, cryptocurrency, video chat, Toluna

Zwipe, Wisecard team up for biometric payment cards adoption

24 Aug 2020 | Cards

Norway-based biometric fintech company Zwipe has teamed up with China-based EMV personalisation and payment solutions supplier Wisecard Technology.

Zwipe, Wisecard, biometrics, payment cards, smart cards, biometrics, fintech, payment solutions

Mastercard, AptPay partner for disbursements across multiple industries

20 Aug 2020 | Payments General

Mastercard and AptPay have announced the integration of push payments platform Mastercard Send on the AptPay platform to enable funds sending on payment cards or accounts.

Mastercard, AptPay, disbursements, push payments, payments platform, Mastercard Send, payment cards, payment accounts, funds, cash flow management, SMEs, pandemic, insurance, gaming, gig industry, rebate, cash, digital payments, bank accounts, prepaid cards, digital wallets

PJSCB Orient Finans, JCB to start merchant acquiring operations across Uzbekistan

13 Aug 2020 | Cards

JCB International and PJSCB Orient Finans have announced the start of JCB merchant acquiring operations across Uzbekistan. 

PJSCB Orient Finans, JCB, the Republic of Uzbekistan, cards, merchants, ecommerce transactions, payment cards

Ferratum, G+D Mobile Security team up for eco-friendly payment cards

31 Jul 2020 | Cards

G+D Mobile Security has partnered with Ferratum in producing and personalising the totality of the entity's environment-friendly payment cards. 

Ferratum, G+D Mobile Security, payment cards, eco-friendly cards, partnership, bank cards

Allpay secures multi-million GBP government contract

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

UK-based bill payment service provider Allpay has obtained a multi-million GBP contract with the Ministry of Justice to help its shift towards direct debits payments.

Allpay, Ministry of Justice, MoJ, UK, bill payments, direct debits payments, key payment facilitation, collection, receipts, contract, payment cards, direct debit mandates, barcoded payment methods

Mastercard expands crypto card partner program; Wirex becomes first crypto member

21 Jul 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Mastercard has expanded its cryptocurrency program, with payments platform Wirex becoming the first cryptocurrency-native platform to be granted a Mastercard principal membership.

Wirex, Mastercard, crypto, payment cards, mobile app, Bitcoin, e-money license, crypto card partner program

Zwipe renews and extends partnership with TGS

30 Jun 2020 | Cards

Biometric technology company Zwipe has renewed its partnership with Brazil-based smart card manufacturer Thomas Greg & Sons (TGS). 

Zwipe, Thomas Greg & Sons, TGS, biometric payment cards, cards, LATAM, contactless payments, Pay ONE, fingerprint sensor, biometrics, IDEX Biometrics, single-chip biometric, Watchdata Technologies, wearable payments

IDEMIA, Treezor reveal an eco-friendly payment card by Onlyone

29 Jun 2020 | Cards

IDEMIA and Treezor, a France-based banking-as-a-service market company, has launched the first eco-friendly card by a fintech in France. 

IDEMIA, Treezor, launch, payment cards, Onlyone, fintech, France, PVC card, startup, security

Vietnam reports surge in contactless payments usage

19 Jun 2020 | Mobile Payments

Recent data has revealed that contactless payments usage has surged in Vietnam over the last few years. 

contactless payments, Vietnam, COVID-19, mobile payments, Visa Consumer Payment Attitudes study, contactless payment cards, biometric authentication technology, Techcombank, BIDV, Vietcombank, Kienlongbank, TPBank, QR Code, e-wallets, ZaloPay, AirPay, cardholders, 7-Eleven, Circle K

Zwipe, Watchdata join forces for to biometric payment cards and wearables

19 Jun 2020 | Cards

Zwipe has teamed up with smartcard manufacturer Watchdata Technologies to develop and launch contactless biometric payment cards and wearables for banks in multiple regions. 

Zwipe, Watchdata, partnership, biometrics, payment cards, wearables, contactless cards, banks, payments

Zwipe secures order for biometric payment cards

09 Jun 2020 | Cards

Zwipe has secured an order for biometric payment card manufacturing, following an ongoing partnership with Hong Kong-based Toppan Forms Card Technologies.

Zwipe, manufacturing, biometrics, payment cards, partnership, Toppan Forms Card Technologies, TFCT, contactless payments

160,000 Nintendo users impacted in account hack

27 Apr 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Japanese gaming company Nintendo has confirmed that hackers gained unauthorised access to around 160,000 user accounts since the start of April.

Nintendo, accounts, hacks, Japan, gaming, fraud, payment cards, unauthorised access, passwords, credential stuffing

IDEX Biometrics receives certification by an additional global payment network

16 Apr 2020 | Cards

IDEX Biometrics has announced that its dual interface technology had been included in a recently certified biometric payment card. 

IDEX Biometrics, certification, payment network, fingerprint, identification, authentication, payment cards, biometrics, cards

FEITIAN, Fingerprint Cards partner for payment cards made with IDEX Biometrics

02 Apr 2020 | Cards

Fingerprint Cards and FEITIAN have entered into a global licensing agreement for software platforms for payments and access control from FPC, and a volume order of FPC touch sensors. 

Feitian, Fingerprint Cards, partnership, payment cards, Idex Biometrics, certification, UnionPay, biometrics, FIDO

Egypt's central bank to support e-payments, fintech, and more

17 Mar 2020 | Payments General

Measures to support electronic payment system and financial technology (fintech) have been reviewed by the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE).

e money, Maaza, fintech, registry, settlements, payment cards, PIS, cash contactless payments, electronic payments, Central Bank of Egypt, CBE

Wawa suffers malware on its payment processing servers

20 Dec 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Wawa has posted a letter on its website to the customers, about a data breach, as posted on the Action News Jax.

malware, Wawa, payments, fraud, fraudulent activities, data breach, payment cards, debit cards, credit cards

G+D Mobile Security enables KOHO to launch metal prepaid payment cards

18 Dec 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Canadian fintech company KOHO has launched the country’s first metal prepaid contactless payment cards.

KOHO, fintech Canada, prepaid contactless, payment cards, mobile app, payment experience, PoS, mobile security