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.

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.

WorldFirst’s multi-currency platform puts UK SMEs world in their hands

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WorldFirst, an international payments business, has unveiled its new World Account platform for UK corporate customers, providing a range of international banking services to SMEs trading overseas who find it difficult to access through traditional banks.

Mastercard takes blockchain mainstream with API


Mastercard announced it has tested and validated its blockchain and will be opening access to it via a set of three APIs published on the Mastercard Developers website. The APIs include the blockchain core API, the smart contracts API, and the fast pay network API.

Top fintech stories this week – 20 October 2017

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Catch up on Banking Technology’s top five fintech stories of the week – all in one place!

SIBOS Interview: Swift – challenges for instant payments

Isabelle Olivier

Isabelle Olivier, Head of Securities Initiatives & PMIs EMEA, Swift, talks about the challenges for Instant Payments in Europe and the recipes for success.

Fintech funding round-up: 19 October 2017

Funding concept with smartphone

Three of the latest stories in one for a fast fintech funding round-up. Features Paykey, Digital Asset, Santander InnoVentures and ePesos.

JP Morgan Chase acquires WePay

JP Morgan Chase has acquired WePay, which will function as the payments innovation incubator in Silicon Valley for the bank.