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TakeMe Pay allows 'au PAY' to be accepted across Japan

News | Mobile Payments | 07 Jan 2021

TakeMe Pay has announced that from January 2021, the au smartphone payment service ‘au PAY’, operated by KDDI – Japan’s mobile carrier – will be added as a new payment method.

TakeMe Pay, au PAY, Japan, product launch, smartphone payment, mobile payments, payment methods

Offline payment solution for CBDC proposed by Visa

News | Cryptocurrencies | 22 Dec 2020

Visa has published a paper that outlines a potential offline payments solution for central bank digital currencies (CBDC).

CBDC, Visa, NFC, smartphones, payments, mobile apps, Bluetooth, encryption, TEE, PKI

Central Bank Digital Currencies for Dummies – A Quick Guide into CBDCs

News | Cryptocurrencies | 09 Dec 2020

The Paypers releases the Central Bank Digital Currencies for Dummies, an ebook which is a quick reference guide into CBDCs that aims to inform readers about what CBDCs are, the innovation they promise, the implications, and risks they pose.

Central Bank Digital Currencies, CBDC, Digital dollar, Digital euro, Chinese yuan, Facebook Libra, Stablecoins, Central banks, Commercial banks, Fintech, Technology providers, Monetary policies, Financial systems, COVID-19, Payments digitalisation, Mobile wallets, Smartphones, Financial inclusion, Customer data, Digital identity, Data privacy, Security

Central Bank Digital Currencies for Dummies – A Quick Guide into CBDCs

Report | Cryptocurrencies | 09 Dec 2020

Central Bank Digital Currencies for Dummies is a quick reference guide into CBDCs that aims to inform readers about what CBDCs are, the innovation they promise, and the implications and risks they pose

Central Bank Digital Currencies, CBDC, Digital dollar, Digital euro, Chinese yuan, Facebook Libra, Stablecoins, Central banks, Commercial banks, Fintech, Technology providers, Monetary policies, Financial systems, COVID-19, Payments digitalisation, Mobile wallets, Smartphones, Financial inclusion, Customer data, Digital identity, Data privacy, Security

LINE launches passwordless login for LINE app on iPad

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 13 Nov 2020

LINE Corporation has introduced passwordless authentication for the LINE app on iPad, allowing users to log in using the biometric information stored on their smartphones.

LINE Corporation, smartphones, FIDO Alliance, LINE Pay, FIDO2 authentication, biometric authentication, passwordless authentication, Japan

South Korea sees offline banking decrease in favour of fintechs

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 06 Oct 2020

South Koreans visiting banks for money withdrawal, deposit, and transfer have decreased in numbers due to online and mobile banking users multiplying. 

offline banking, South Korea, fintech, banks, Bank of Korea, mobile banking, online banking, withdrawal, deposit, transfer, smartphone, apps, central bank, ATMs, banking apps, digital banks, digital payments, online shopping

Mobitel, Fortumo to release direct carrier billing in Sri Lanka

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 24 Sep 2020

Sri Lanka-based mobile service provider Mobitel and mobile tech company Fortumo have partnered to launch direct carrier billing in Sri Lanka. 

Mobitel, Fortumo, direct carrier billing, Sri Lanka, mobile service provider, mobile tech, premium digital content, game payments, in-app content, digital services, postpaid phone bill, prepaid number, Hosted DCB, checkout, localisation, merchants, payments, credit cards, smartphone, online payments

Solarisbank, Samsung Electronics, and Visa partner to launch Samsung Pay in Germany

News | Payments General | 24 Sep 2020

Banking-as-a-Service platform Solarisbank has partnered with Samsung Electronics and Visa to bring mobile payment solution Samsung Pay to Germany. 

Solarisbank, Samsung Electronics, Visa, Samsung Pay, Germany, Banking as a service, platform, mobile payments, Visa debit card, debit card, bank account, Europe, KYC, video id, KYC process, Splitpay, instalments, NFC, smartphone, encrypted payments

Worldline, Unwire partner for public transport transformation

News | Payments General | 22 Sep 2020

France-based PSP Worldline has partnered with Denmark-based fintech Unwire to accelerate innovative digital payment technology in transportation. 

Worldline, Unwire, public transport, transportation, digital payments, PSP, France, Denmark, Europe, fintech, digital payment technology, Mobility as a Service, Maas, UK, Ireland, payment systems, financial institutions, merchants, mobile platforms, app, smartphones

US-based NexaCollect rolls out app for collection agency services

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 21 Sep 2020

Accounts receivable portal NexaCollect has launched an Android mobile app for its collection agency information services.

NexaCollect, mobile app, app, collection agency, accounts receivable, portal, Android, Nexa App, collection agency information, smartphones, performance statistics, debt collection forms, commercial collections, account, commercial collection agency

Commercial Bank of Kuwait, Thales team up to boost mobile payments

News | Mobile Payments | 21 Sep 2020

French-based payment gateway Thales has announced it is supplying Commercial Bank of Kuwait with its Gemalto Trusted Services Hub (GTH).

Commercial Bank of Kuwait, Thales, Gemalto Trusted Services Hub, tokenization, android smartphone, payment card, mobile payments, fraud protection, wearables, encrypted token

OBE, Moneyhub, Streeva partner for charity donations initiative

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 18 Sep 2020

Open Banking Excellence (OBE) has partnered with payment API provider Moneyhub and Streeva, a gift aid company for a charity-driven initiative.

OBE, Moneyhub, Streeva, charity donations, initiative, payments, API, payment API, open banking, fintech, QR code, bank account, gift aid, coronavirus, MyBnk, financial education, SSAFA, EACH, Bristol Inclusive Thrill Seekers, UK, United Kingdom, smartphone, donations

Samsung launches its digital-first Samsung Pay Card

News | Cards | 18 Aug 2020

Samsung has announced that the new Samsung Pay Card, powered by Curve, and in conjunction with global payments technology company Mastercard, will be available from 18 August 2020 in the UK.

Samsung, Curve, Mastercard, Samsung Pay Card, launch, UK, cards, Samsung Pay, smartphone, smartwatch

National Bank of Oman introduces cardless ATM transactions

News | Mobile Payments | 12 Aug 2020

National Bank of Oman (NBO) has added cardless ATM transactions to its digital banking and payment solutions. 

National Bank of Oman, banks, Oman, cardless, ATM, transactions, NBO, digital banking, digital, banking, payments, smartphone, mobile app, transactions

Metro Bank rolls out AI-powered money management tools for business clients

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 11 Aug 2020

UK-based Metro Bank has announced new features on its mobile app, providing business customers with new receipt management technology.

Metro Bank, AI, money management tools, UK, mobile app, receipt management, iOS device, Android, receipts, smartphone, app, artificial intelligence, machine learning, reconciliation, VAT, Sensibill

Apple reportedly buys Mobeewave

News | Mobile Payments | 03 Aug 2020

Apple has acquired Mobeewave, a startup with technology that could transform iPhones into mobile payment terminals, Bloomberg reports.

Apple, Mobeewave, Smart POS, pay by smartphone, mobile terminal, contactless payments

First Screen, SLA Digital connect for direct carrier billing in the Middle East and Europe

News | Ecommerce | 28 Jul 2020

First Screen, a global provider of mobile content and commerce solutions, has partnered with SLA Digital to enable direct carrier billing payments in the Middle East and Europe.

First Screen, direct carrier billing, mobile payments, smartphones, partnership, mobile content, ecommerce, SLA Digital

Sberbank introduces SberPay

News | Online Payments | 13 Jul 2020

Sberbank has announced the rollout of SberPay, a service which allows customers to pay for purchases online and offline. 

Sberbank, payments, SberPay, NFC, Android, smartphone, Visa, cards

Bank of Japan explores the potential offline use of a digital yen via CBDC

News | Cryptocurrencies | 08 Jul 2020

The Bank of Japan (BoJ) has published a research paper exploring the potential offline use of a digital yen using central bank digital currency (CBDC).

CBDC, central bank digital currency, decentralised CBDC, electronic money, smartphone, distributed ledger, SIM, cards, payments, Bank of Japan, Japan, BoJ

Smile, Neon roll out smartphone product line

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 07 Jul 2020

Switzerland-based digital finance companies Smile and Neon have agreed to launch smartphone-based financial products for customers’ insurance and banking needs.

Smile, Neon, Switzerland, smartphone, digital finance, banking, financial products, insurance, bancassurance, bank account services, fintech