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Travelex kills off Supercard

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Supercard, a new card and mobile product launched by Travelex and Wirecard last June, is now being sunsetted.

Form3 teams with Apply Financial for payments validation

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Form3, a cloud-based fintech firm launched last year, has partnered with payments validation company Apply Financial. The deal enhances Form3’s Payments-as-a-Service platform with “automation services to validate, enrich, and fix single and bulk payments”, Form3 says.

MyState in core banking system consolidation

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Australia-based MyState Bank has moved onto a single core banking platform, replacing two separate installations. The solution is understood to be TCS Bancs from TCS Financial Solutions.

UK challenger CivilisedBank gets banking licence

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UK digital bank CivilisedBank has received its banking licence from the Bank of England, paving the way for it to build its infrastructure and launch to customers in early 2018. As Banking Technology reported in June last year, the bank submitted its banking licence application and had planned to open for business in early 2017. […]

CKB in digital channels modernisation project with Misys

Misys gains new customer in Montenegro, CKB

Montenegro-based Crnogorska Komercijalna Banka (CKB), member of Hungarian financial services group OTP, is implementing a new digital channels banking platform, Misys Fusionbanking Essence.

New edtech project for financial services, CFTE, launches

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The Centre for Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CFTE), a new educational platform for the finance industry, has been unveiled. “In a tech world, we bet on people,” CFTE states.

Will robotic process automation herald a new digital era in regulatory compliance in banks?

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Exploring how the robotic process automation (RPA) powered digital workforce looks to disrupt the manual effort intensive regulatory compliance landscape in BFS, what edge it has over its human counterpart, the roadmap towards RPA driven compliance, challenges in this digitisation journey and success mantras, and innovations that are underway towards building intelligent RPA to replicate human decision-making.

Xinja drops ninja mode to reveal new mobile-only bank

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Australia-based Xinja has emerged from the shadows to unveil its plans for a mobile-only digital bank. Xinja has raised in excess of AU$2 million ($1.5 million) in its first-round funding to launch a pre-paid debit card as a precursor to establishing Australia’s first fully digital, independent “neobank” built for mobile. The bank will have no […]

Twins win in HSBC voice tricking sting

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HSBC has been left red-faced after a BBC reporter and his non-identical win tricked its voice ID authentication service. The BBC says its “Click” (a weekly TV show) reporter Dan Simmons created an HSBC account and signed up to the bank’s service. HSBC states that the system is secure because each person’s voice is “unique”. […]

Top fintech stories this week – 19 May 2017

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