Digital payments

December 10, 2019 12:01 AM
In many nations, transit fare payments are seen as a key first step toward the adoption of mobile and wearable payments. In the Netherlands, this wasn't the case.
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December 9, 2019 3:33 PM
Payments technology operator Nets’ Creation Lab has launched a pilot that uses facial recognition alone to authorized payments with one merchant in Copenhagen.
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A former derivatives trader who spent 14 months as finance chief at Toyota’s innovation hub launched a non-profit that aims to turn cars into rolling wallets able to autonomously make and receive payments in a virtual currency.
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December 6, 2019 11:00 AM
Not only are cryptocurrencies treading deep into the muddy waters of regulation, but they still lack the trust of most of the banked population, says Tidal Commerce's Drew Sementa.
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December 6, 2019 12:01 AM
Denise Leleux has worked in financial services for more than two decades, but it’s a detour to Tesla’s marketing department that sparked an idea as to how accounts receivable and supply billing can take lessons from the transportation market.
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M&A
December 5, 2019 10:53 AM
The year 2019 kicked off with a series of mutli-billion-dollar mergers and acquisitions designed to shake up the dynamics of the payments industry. While this was taking place, Elavon had its own plan for extending its influence through M&A.
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December 5, 2019 12:01 AM
As merchants and fraud prevention specialists develop new strategies for fighting fraud, organized criminals find new vulnerabilities to exploit, a trend that shows no sign of letting up, says ClearSale's Rafael Lourenco.
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December 4, 2019 3:25 PM
Nationwide Building Society is investing in the U.K. fintech charity app Percent, broadening Nationwide's support of charities and expanding Percent’s user base beyond its traditional core segment of students and young adults.
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In the race to make shopping as easy as possible, a growing group of companies has turned to a strategy that seems impossible in our security-saturated world: the honor system.
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December 4, 2019 12:01 AM
Paytm and Walmart are each offering credit in India to obtain a competitive advantage in an environment that's typically more welcoming than that of China.
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