What is the future of digital cash?

The recent World Economic Forum (WED) report “Sweden could stop using cash by 2023″, says that the country is moving towards favouring cards and mobile payment apps. Yet retailers are expected to accept cash for at least a couple of years afterwards.

Payments round-up: 4 December 2017

Betas, big numbers and the big match. Our latest payments round-up features Emma Technologies, Yolt, and Visa and the football World Cup in 2018.

Case study: Triodos Bank – banking on ethical values

Triodos Bank in the UK stands out from the crowd for its ethical values but can it now kick on with a leap into the current account market? Banking Technology talks to UK MD, Bevis Watts, about this major development and the technology that underpins it.

Payments round-up: 30 November 2017

We did say there will be no quiet days. Coming straight after yesterday’s (29 November) action, we bring another payments round-up. Features Interac, nanopay, Remitr, ADGM, Nordea, Nets, Facebook and Amazon.

Ephesoft clearly unveils mobile document capture solution

Document capture and analytics solution developer Ephesoft has released version 4.0 of its Transact Mobile SDK, reports David Penn at Finovate (Banking Technology’s sister company). The latest version of the technology takes advantage of innovations in everything from deep learning to mobile architecture to give consumers more accuracy and flexibility when it comes to document capture with […]

Lloyds to cut 49 more branches

The UK trade union Unite has revealed that Lloyds has informed staff it will be closing another 49 branches of the Halifax, Bank of Scotland and Lloyds, resulting in 99 job losses. Rob MacGregor, Unite national officer, says: “Having returned to profitability Lloyds needs to stop ignoring its corporate social responsibilities. Just over six months […]

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