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26 MAY 2017
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article thumbnail Thursday, 25 May 2017

Target to pay US$18.5m damages to US states
- Retailer pays despite breach due to a theft of credentials from third party vendor
- US$10m consumer class action settled last week
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Norway Payments Market Report

Norway’s mobile payments market is accelerating fast, but still somewhat behind its Nordic neighbours in terms of development.

DNB’s Vipps and Danske Bank’s MobilePay are the two main competing m-payment offerings in Norway, but a “bridge” is needed to link the Nordic schemes and fight international competition, according to the head of MobilePay Norway.
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MERCHANTS & PAYMENTS: Sainsbury's boss says m-payment vendors 'a threat' to retailers
COMMENT:
M-wallet dissatisfaction feeds trend to retailer-led consortiums

GDPR: EU directive is coming soon: Are you ready?
ATMs: Celebrating 50 years of cash machines

PORTUGAL COUNTRY REPORT (PART 2): Economic recovery boosts cards
. Charts and market data
BLOCKCHAIN CASE STUDY: Disberse charity payments platform
THE BATTLE FOR BANK A/C ACCESS: Screen scraping vs. Bank APIs

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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 23 May 2017

Paytm names CEO for its Payments Bank
M-payments provider gets RBI approval Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityTuesday, 23 May 2017

Swift issues customer security guidance
New controls policy Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationTuesday, 23 May 2017

EC confirms screen scraping re-think
Change comes despite lobbying by European banks Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsMonday, 22 May 2017

Over half POS now have no limits on Apple transactions
Upgrades remove payments threshold Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 22 May 2017

P2P payments ‘the new social norm’
Millennials lead take-up Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 22 May 2017

SMEs 'lose £1.6bn' by not accepting next gen payments
20% think they do not need to introduce invisible payments Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - IdentityFriday, 19 May 2017

Twins fool HSBC voice system
Man impersonates brother to get past bank system security Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsThursday, 18 May 2017

European bank BNI Europa to lend £45m each year P2P platform
Investment via MarketInvoice doubles in last three years Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Online paymentsWednesday, 17 May 2017

Tesco begins voice ordering from Home
Customers can now buy goods from Tesco by voice using the Google Home device. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityWednesday, 17 May 2017

PCI compliance cheap compared to EU GDPR say experts
If you thought PCI was expensive, then just wait for  the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsTuesday, 16 May 2017

Samsung Pay makes UK entry
Much-delayed launch confirmed
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 16 May 2017

Comment: Mobile wallet dissatisfaction feeds trend towards retailer-led consortiums
Two events happened this month that should make anyone working on a mobile wallet sit up and take notice. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 16 May 2017

Major retailer says mobile payment vendors are a threat
- Call for a retail consortium to make mobile payments work
- "Only benefit of mobile wallets is convenience" Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 16 May 2017

Massive French retail consortium achieves Lyf Pay wallet launch
Carrefour, BNP paribas, Crédit Mutuel, Auchan, Mastercard, Oney and Total among the partners Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityMonday, 15 May 2017

Russian banks fend off cyberattack
Banks in Russia have been targeted by a massive cyberattack, according to the country’s central bank. Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cards
Samsung Pay makes UK entry
Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Company news
Vocalink deal closes
Tuesday, 02 May 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and Security
Financial data breaches skyrocket
Friday, 28 April 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Financial Services
Head of new Finance UK super-body named
Thursday, 27 April 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and Security
Global data breaches up by 86%
Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Customer Insight
Cash still dominates says ECB
Friday, 07 April 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and Security
SWIFT launches real-time payment controls
Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Online payments
UK leads online card expenditure
Monday, 24 April 2017

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 23 May 2017

Paytm names CEO for its Payments Bank
M-payments provider gets RBI approval Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityTuesday, 23 May 2017

Swift issues customer security guidance
New controls policy Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationTuesday, 23 May 2017

EC confirms screen scraping re-think
Change comes despite lobbying by European banks Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsMonday, 22 May 2017

Over half POS now have no limits on Apple transactions
Upgrades remove payments threshold Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 22 May 2017

P2P payments ‘the new social norm’
Millennials lead take-up Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 22 May 2017

SMEs 'lose £1.6bn' by not accepting next gen payments
20% think they do not need to introduce invisible payments Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - IdentityFriday, 19 May 2017

Twins fool HSBC voice system
Man impersonates brother to get past bank system security Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsThursday, 18 May 2017

European bank BNI Europa to lend £45m each year P2P platform
Investment via MarketInvoice doubles in last three years Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Online paymentsWednesday, 17 May 2017

Tesco begins voice ordering from Home
Customers can now buy goods from Tesco by voice using the Google Home device. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityWednesday, 17 May 2017

PCI compliance cheap compared to EU GDPR say experts
If you thought PCI was expensive, then just wait for  the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsTuesday, 16 May 2017

Samsung Pay makes UK entry
Much-delayed launch confirmed
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 16 May 2017

Comment: Mobile wallet dissatisfaction feeds trend towards retailer-led consortiums
Two events happened this month that should make anyone working on a mobile wallet sit up and take notice. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 16 May 2017

Major retailer says mobile payment vendors are a threat
- Call for a retail consortium to make mobile payments work
- "Only benefit of mobile wallets is convenience" Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 16 May 2017

Massive French retail consortium achieves Lyf Pay wallet launch
Carrefour, BNP paribas, Crédit Mutuel, Auchan, Mastercard, Oney and Total among the partners Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityMonday, 15 May 2017

Russian banks fend off cyberattack
Banks in Russia have been targeted by a massive cyberattack, according to the country’s central bank. Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsMonday, 15 May 2017

FIME to deliver PURE testing services
Firm gets approval from PayCert Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 12 May 2017

Singapore firm gets EU payments licence
Fintech gains entry to market through Baltic Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 11 May 2017

Fintechs and PSPs lobby for PSD2 changes
Coalition claims banks will become the ‘gatekeepers’ of fintech Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsWednesday, 10 May 2017

Visa and Square partner for festival payments
Link to enable 100% mobile and card acceptance at music event Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileWednesday, 10 May 2017

Apple Pay catches up with PayPal
Apple users spend more at online checkout Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 10 May 2017

PayU invests in German fintech
Partnership with machine learning-based credit provider Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 09 May 2017

Alipay expands to the US
First major merchant acceptance partnership Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 09 May 2017

Mobile biometric payment volumes to triple
Apple Pay and Chinese vendors drive 2017 increase Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 09 May 2017

Starling launches real-time m-payments
Offering provides FP access Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 08 May 2017

Middle East and Africa lead global card growth
International schemes eat into share of domestic players
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileFriday, 05 May 2017

Two-factor m-payment codes hacked
Attack highlights cybercrime vulnerabilities of mobiles Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightThursday, 04 May 2017

P2P money transfers to drive digital payment growth
Market approaches US$3.9 trillion in 2017 Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsTuesday, 02 May 2017

Vocalink deal closes
Acquisition following green light from competition regulator Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsTuesday, 02 May 2017

Gemalto completes ID management acquisition
Combined operation will target government programmes Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityFriday, 28 April 2017

Financial data breaches skyrocket
Compromised records up by 937% in 2016 Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileFriday, 28 April 2017

Dutch banks launch m-payments app
Six FIs partner for summer rollout
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Card & Payments World | News - MobileFriday, 28 April 2017

Bangladesh national mobile rollout
Payments project to boost financial inclusion Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesThursday, 27 April 2017

Head of new Finance UK super-body named
Organisation combines six industry groups
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Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityTuesday, 25 April 2017

Cybersecurity spend not keeping pace with breach costs
Fines and business costs dwarf expenditure levels Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 25 April 2017

Payments App Report: Wetherspoons
App-wisdom has it that customers need a really convincing reason to use a custom mobile app - which is why the payment giants thought it was going to be an automatic migration for customers to move from cards to Visa or Mastercard payments app. Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsMonday, 24 April 2017

Tuxedo Money bought by new investors
Experienced financial services pair take over Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Online paymentsMonday, 24 April 2017

UK leads online card expenditure
Payments up by over a quarter
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsFriday, 21 April 2017

Oberthur owner cleared to buy Morpho
Smart card operation will be divested Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightThursday, 20 April 2017

Chinese digital payments near US$3 trillion
Indonesia is fastest growing m-commerce market Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 20 April 2017

South Africa rolls out biometric card
Tests for in-store payments ahead of international trials  Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Online paymentsThursday, 20 April 2017

Over 1m cards stored in Nordic e-commerce service
Service ‘vastly’ simplifies online shopping experience Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidWednesday, 19 April 2017

AFEX launches prepaid card for corporates
All-in-one solution to manage employee payments Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 18 April 2017

Ant Financial increases offer for money transfer giant
Proposed takeover signals Alipay owner’s plans to become global payments player Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - MobileThursday, 13 April 2017

Alipay makes Greek entry
Chinese payments provider further expands its European footprint Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - IdentityThursday, 13 April 2017

Plans for ID verification using official records
Banks and government working together on standard  Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityWednesday, 12 April 2017

SWIFT launches real-time payment controls
New fraud and cyber-crime prevention service to flag suspicious transactions Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - ATMsWednesday, 12 April 2017

ATM black box attacks spread across Europe
Number of incidents nearly triples Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightTuesday, 11 April 2017

Apple Pay outpaces m-payments rivals
Number of users trebles Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Card networksTuesday, 11 April 2017

Regulator approves VocaLink acquisition
Decision leaves questions over control of UK payments infrastructure Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 10 April 2017

AI firms dominate Mastercard start-up programme
Firms using tech to drive engagement and compute payments data Read more ...

 
     
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