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Payments round-up: 8 November 2017

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Just yesterday (7 November) was a payments round-up, but here’s more action from the lively paytech place. Features Apple, Coinsilium Group, UMT United Mobility Technology, Visa and even the Olympic Winter Games. Apple, which is rarely out of the news, has set up Apple Pay Cash for person-to-person (P2P) payments in Messages. This feature is […]

Visa Direct expands to Europe

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Visa has unveiled its European debut of Visa Direct, its real-time payments platform that allows for person-to-person (P2P), business-to-consumer (B2C) and business-to-business (B2B) payments.

Blockchain and Bitcoin round-up: 12 October 2017

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Whether it’s prepaid card time or financial crime, the world of blockchain and Bitcoin is a lively one. This latest round-up features BitFlyer, Visa, Accuity, R3 and SIA. Tokyo-based Bitcoin exchange BitFlyer has unveiled a Visa prepaid card that can be charged with Bitcoin in yen and used throughout Japan. It can be charged via […]

Poland’s Bank Millennium unveils Visa tokenisation

Bank Millennium

Warsaw-based Bank Millennium has launched “Europe’s first issuer wallet” using Visa tokenisation – so its customers can use the mobile app to create a virtual equivalent of their card. The bank says virtualising the card and using the service is free of charge, and cardholders can pay with their phone via HCE (host card emulation). […]

Fintechs – friends or foes?

Fintech – friend or foe?

Visa employees have a saying that “cash is our biggest competitor.” Mightier threats, however, are looming.

Blockchain and Bitcoin round-up: 21 August 2017

Time for blockchain news!

Hot on the heels of the round-up on 18 August, here’s another blockchain and Bitcoin report. Featuring D+H Corporation (now Finastra), Visa, BTCS and Blockchain Global. A patent filing frenzy seems to be occurring at present. Following on from Bank of America filing three new patents using blockchain earlier this month, we now have D+H […]

Singtel rolls out first virtual Visa card in Singapore with Wirecard

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The most popular digital wallet in Singapore has rolled out the first virtual Visa card in the country thanks to a partnership between  technology group Wirecard and Singtel, reports Banking Technology‘s sister publication Paybefore. Singtel Dash, a mobile payments platform that enables users to shop, pay transport fares and remit money, is currently Singapore’s most widely […]

Visa invests in payment card issuing platform Marqeta

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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 […]

Visa expands with data centres in Singapore and UK

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Visa is expanding its transaction-processing capabilities with two data centres in Singapore and the UK, reports Paybefore, Banking Technology‘s sister publication. The new global processing hubs will “increase the speed, resilience and geo-diversity of Visa’s infrastructure, while strengthening the company’s ability to deliver new and more sophisticated ways to pay in today’s hyper-connected global economy,” […]

Fintech earnings round-up: 24 July 2017

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It’s been a busy time for second- and fiscal third-quarter earnings reports. Features Bank of America, Amex, Blackhawk Network and Visa. Banking Technology’s sister publication Paybefore reports. Bank of America (BofA) has beaten analyst expectations with earnings per share of 46 cents on revenue of $22.829 billion for the second quarter ended 30 June 2017. […]

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