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South Korea sees offline banking decrease in favour of fintechs

06 Oct 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

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

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Mobitel, Fortumo to release direct carrier billing in Sri Lanka

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

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

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

24 Sep 2020 | Payments General

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

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Worldline, Unwire partner for public transport transformation

22 Sep 2020 | Payments General

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

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US-based NexaCollect rolls out app for collection agency services

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

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

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

21 Sep 2020 | Mobile Payments

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

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OBE, Moneyhub, Streeva partner for charity donations initiative

18 Sep 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

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

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Samsung launches its digital-first Samsung Pay Card

18 Aug 2020 | Cards

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.

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National Bank of Oman introduces cardless ATM transactions

12 Aug 2020 | Mobile Payments

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

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

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

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

03 Aug 2020 | Mobile Payments

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

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

28 Jul 2020 | Ecommerce

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

13 Jul 2020 | Online Payments

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

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

08 Jul 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

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).

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Smile, Neon roll out smartphone product line

07 Jul 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

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

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Mobile-first mentality to drive global growth for Direct Carrier Billing

28 May 2020 | Mobile Payments

The Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) industry is set to experience growth over the next three years, reaching GBP 23 billion in global revenue by 2023.

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NFC first approach to instant mobile onboarding

28 Apr 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Maarten Wegdam and Wil Janssen, co-founders of InnoValor/ReadID, describe how NFC can lead to an optimal mobile KYC process and what this means for Open Banking

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US multinationals are reportedly willing to help roll out China's digital currency

27 Apr 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Starbucks SBUX, McDonald’s, and Subway chains in China have been named on the People’s Bank of China’s list of companies that will test the national digital currency soon, according to Forbes.

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Phos raises EUR 1.3 mln in funding round

08 Apr 2020 | Mobile Payments

Phos, an UK-based fintech that offers a software-only POS, has raised EUR 1.3 million in funding led by New Vision 3.

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mCommerce disruption in Latin America: what's next

24 Mar 2020 | Ecommerce

As Latin America has increasingly started to focus on ecommerce, Geoffrey Michener, CEO and Founder of dataPlor, explores mobile commerce disruption in LATAM

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