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PayPal and Beck Launch Taxi App to Compete with Uber in Toronto
PayPal and Canada’s Beck Taxi have launched a new app that appears designed to compete with Uber and Lyft in Canada’s largest city.  more »
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Hundreds of banks are supporting Apple Pay, but the cost is sparking a counter movement toward financial institutions operating their own wallets. more »
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Startup CP Security Inc. is taking on tech giant Apple in the digital and mobile payments ring, building what CP Security calls network fabric that will bolster payments security and reduce expense. more »
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It's hard to find a more competitive mobile wallet market than India, with 1.3 billion consumers and multiple viable wallet apps, including Freecharge, Paytm, Citrus Payment, Oxigen, Mobikwik, Zaakpay and ItzCash. But this crowd is competing for a consumer base that favors cash for all transactions. more »
Oink CEO Jo Webber
While young consumers do not have a past with legacy payments methods and are most open to new innovation, most new payment systems are not adequately focused on the youth market. more »
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Banks are starting to warm to the idea of automating supply chain finance to speed up payments that have traditionally been paper-based. more »
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Silicon Valley Bank, which has found a niche working with payments and fintech startups on its home turf in California, is paying more attention to the innovation taking place outside the U.S. more »
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Mobile wallets and digital currencies are providing an increasingly viable alternative to traditional card payments, prompting Visa Inc. to present a new value proposition to merchants. more »
Deborah McWhinney
Former Citigroup executive Deborah McWhinney has joined the board of IHS, a provider of information on markets and industries worldwide. more »
Bill Clerico, CEO and cofounder of WePay
WePay has pushed its tools for international e-commerce payments primarily to U.S.-based companies, and the vendor is now looking to extend its reach abroad through a fresh infusion of funds. more »
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In the payments industry, it can often seem like there is a new innovation every hour of every day. more »
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It took a long time, but the U.S. banking industry has finally embraced the concept of speedier payments. more »
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Bitcoin startup 21 Inc. has revealed its plans to create a mining chip called a BitShare that would be embeddable into Internet-connected devices to continuously mine bitcoins. more »