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.

Telegram becomes the BotFather of Sberbank’s payments

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News comes from Russia with love as Sberbank, the country’s largest bank, and Telegram, a messenger API, have partnered up to develop a payment solution for firms using Telegram bots.

Big Xyt going trading places with new data analytics hub

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Big Xyt, a smart data and analytics provider, has unveiled its new hub for trading firms to integrate tick data and analytics via a single API. According to the firm, the Xyt hub allows companies to consume, analyse and visualise data through cloud-based technologies, featuring Data-as-a-Service (DaaS) and nice Analytics-as-a-Service (AaaS) functionalities. Bats has signed […]

Ping is king for Open Banking’s UK framework

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Open Banking, the implementation entity set up by the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), has chosen Ping Identity to provide the identity and access management (IAM) technology to underpin its UK framework. Ping’s IAM solution suite, the Ping Identity Platform, will provide the hub for Open Banking, where all UK banks and financial services […]

Figo fuels Consorsbank multi-banking launch


German fintech firm figo’s technology is the backbone for the launch of Consorsbank’s open-minded MultiBanking service. The bank, which is part of BNP Paribas Germany, says its customers can now use accounts and deposits they have with other banks after logging into their online banking. Figo says it brings the technical foundation via its business […]

Visa invests in payment card issuing platform Marqeta


Visa and Marqeta, the open API payment card issuing platform, have formed a multiyear, global partnership to “drive further innovations in commercial and consumer payments”, reports Paybefore, Banking Technology‘s sister publication. What’s more, Visa has made a strategic investment in Marqeta to support the company’s domestic and international growth. Initially, the partnership will involve expanding […]

Aire pulls in $5m, lands partnerships with Zopa and Toyota Financial Services

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Alternative credit scoring company, Aire, has raised $5 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Sunstone Capital, with funds also coming from White Star Capital, which led the company’s 2016 seed round. Aire’s funding now totals $12 million, reports Finovate (Banking Technology’s sister company). The London-based company plans to use the funds […]

Money20/20 Europe: advancing APIs to a happy place

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The interest from the fintech community in APIs burns brighter than a thousand suns, but where will this technology and the spirit of open banking take us?

Insurtech firm Clark and N26 launch digital insurance service

N26 moves into insurance  market with Clark

Clark, a German insurance robo-advisor, has inked a deal with mobile bank N26. Clark says its Bancassurance-API will help customers of N26 “to better understand their current tariffs and improve their insurance situation”.

PSD2 meets ISO 20022


How will service providers and banks implement ISO 20022 in the APIs being created for PSD2?