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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!

Talking heads: real-time payments – instant gratification

Real-time payments are coming to you

With myriad domestic instant and real-time payments systems being deployed internationally, is the next logical step cross-border, real-time payments? We asked some Sibos delegates what they think.

Lloyds Banking Group in major paytech overhaul with SAP

Lloyds in paytech overhaul with SAP

UK-based Lloyds Banking Group is modernising its payments technology for corporate and institutional clients with SAP. The bank has signed for SAP’s cash management and payments platform, powered by SAP HANA.

TSB Bank awards five-year services contract to NCR

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NCR Corporation has signed a five-year deal with UK’s TSB Bank to look after the bank’s 900+ ATMs and IDMs as well as provide service desk support for its employees across its branch network.

UK banks simplify accounting for SMEs

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We have a double delight as Sage and Lloyds, and Xero and Santander are making accounting simpler for UK SMEs. Sage, a cloud accounting, payroll and payments solutions software provider, says Lloyds Bank is the latest in a line of banks to go live with its Bank Feeds service. The service helps businesses by enabling […]

Facebook’s Q1 results and five things for financial services

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With the release of Facebook’s Q1 2017 results, there are five things worth your attention about its strategy that are relevant for financial services. In its latest results, Facebook announced a major emphasis in solving for communities and reiterating the key messages from its F8 developer conference. Q1 2017 profit is +76.6% YoY to $3.06 […]

Hackers cybersquatting on hundreds of UK bank domains

And here go RUB 2 billion...

Cybersquatters have wormed their way onto hundreds of websites and are tricking web users into thinking they’re clicking on to UK high street bank websites. According to research by DomainTools, a DNS-based cyber threat intelligence firm, it found 324 registered domains using the trademarked names of five of the UK’s top high street banks – […]

Lloyds, Halifax and NatWest customers hit by online banking glitch

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The customers of Lloyds, Halifax and NatWest have all been affected by an online banking glitch that is preventing access to accounts and making payments disappear. The problems, which are not good at any time, have been exacerbated by the fact that today (28 April) is a payday for many in the UK, and 1 […]

Lloyds standing small with new micro-branches

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Not only is Lloyds cutting branches across the UK, it is now making them smaller in size. With the well-known rise in digital banking, the bank has plans to introduce micro-branches. This means no counters, and two members of staff with mobile tablets to help customers who dare walk into a branch. A spokesperson for […]

Top fintech stories this week – 17 March 2017

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