Speed through the checkout with Pay with Google

Google goes IoT

Speed through the checkout on your Android device with Pay with Google, the latest payment API from Google.

“World’s first” full-featured virtual banking assistant on Facebook Messenger launched by ATB Financial

National Bank of Canada will use Orc algorithms and direct market access

Canada’s ATB Financial says it has launched “the world’s first full-featured virtual banking assistant on Facebook Messenger” to the bank’s nearly 700,000 personal banking customers.

IBM and Zelle team up to advance P2P payments

Finastra gains three US clients

IBM says it has launched an “industry first” solution to support the full lifecycle of peer-to-peer (P2P) transactions, from the back office of financial institutions to the mobile device.

Wirecard in mobile wallet integration with Apple Pay, Android Pay and Samsung Pay


Paytech company Wirecard has launched mobile wallet integration with Apple Pay, Android Pay and Samsung Pay in the US.

Standard Chartered and SuperCharger return for third cohort in Hong Kong

Standard Chartered

SuperCharger, a fintech accelerator in Asia, has unveiled the opening of applications for its third programme in Hong Kong.

Diebold Nixdorf IMS Conference 2017: differing digital dreams


Diebold Nixdorf’s IMS 2017 conference continued with Czech Republic based, Air Bank, and its chief marketing and product officer Jakub Petřina, with a presentation and a touch of déjà vu.

ITF to become “the world’s first fintech bank”

Jim Rogers at the ITF launch

A new bank, Into the Future (ITF), is gearing up for launch in Hong Kong and Singapore. Among its investors is Jim Rogers, an American businessman based in Singapore and the co-founder of the Quantum Group of Funds (which he started with George Soros).

Efigence partners with Alior Bank and Telekom Romania to launch Telekom Banking


Alior Bank’s Romanian branch has teamed up with Deutsche Telekom Group’s Telekom Romania Mobile Communications to develop a new digital financial service. And providing the online exchange for this service is none other than Alior Bank’s long-time partner, Efigence.

Stash reveals plans to launch mobile-first banking service

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Mobile-first investment platform Stash is about to go mobile-first in the field of online banking. The New York-based start-up plans to offer a variety of banking services for mobile-centric customers.

Kony to launch digital banking solution leveraging Daon biometrics

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Enterprise application and mobility solutions company Kony unveiled a new digital banking platform and suite of apps.