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29 JUNE 2017
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1. Restaurant rewards with Apple Wallet
(Card & Payments World | News/Loyalty/Marketing)
Restaurant rewards with Apple Wallet Partnership with cloud-phased platform provider Apple Pay users visiting restaurants in the US will soon be able to pay for purchases, and earn and redeem ...
Thursday, 29 June 2017
2. The business of payments part 1: Sources for funding
(Card & Payments World | News/Fintech)
The business of payments funding part 1: Sources for funding There are a variety of funding sources for payments fintechs, but these potential backers are all looking for one thing above everything else ...
Monday, 26 June 2017
3. Asia the best place to start a payment business
(Card & Payments World | News/Customer Insight)
Asia the best place to start a payment business Europe moves up payment innovation rankings to second Asia is the best place to start a payments business and remains home to most innovation in the ...
Thursday, 22 June 2017
4. Leumi Card uses AI to fight fraud
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
Leumi Card uses AI to fight fraud Platform flags abnormal behaviour Israeli credit card service provider Leumi Card is implementing an AI platform to enhance its fraud detection and prevention capabilities. ...
Thursday, 22 June 2017
5. 76 held in international eCommerce fraud crackdown
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
76 held in international eCommerce fraud crackdown Arrests linked to 20,000 fraudulent transactions Seventy-six suspected eCommerce fraudsters have been arrested in an international operation in ...
Wednesday, 21 June 2017
6. Shareholders criticise Monitise sale
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
Shareholders criticise Monitise sale Once high-flying m-payments company sold for just £70m Monitise, the mobile payments software company once valued at over £1bn, has been sold for £70m. The ...
Wednesday, 21 June 2017
7. PSD2 and Instant Payments to cut card volumes
(Card & Payments World | News/Customer Insight)
PSD2 and Instant Payments to cut card volumes Declining card revenues will force banks to offer new online payment methods The advent of Instant Payments and the EU Second Payment Services Directive ...
Monday, 19 June 2017
8. Plan for standardised API for third party access to bank accounts
(Card & Payments World | News/Regulation)
Plan for standard API for third party bank account access Banks and processor group proposes solution to contentious PSD2 X2SA issue The Berlin Group has proposed a new API standard to provide third ...
Friday, 16 June 2017
9. Google API streamlines payments and expands loyalty
(Card & Payments World | News/Mobile)
Google streamlines payments with new API New Android Pay features also enable targeted merchant offers Google is introducing new features including a payment API that enables fast checkouts in-app ...
Thursday, 15 June 2017
10. Bink adds Iceland to retail partners
(Card & Payments World | News/Mobile)
Bink adds Iceland to retail partners Three year agreement for Payment Linked Loyalty platform  Loyalty app Bink has announced a three year nationwide partnership with supermarket chain Iceland. ...
Wednesday, 14 June 2017
11. No respite from payments cyberattacks
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
No respite from payments cyberattacks Email and account takeover are biggest threats Financial and payment professionals do not anticipate any respite from cyber fraud and cyber attacks, with 91% ...
Tuesday, 13 June 2017
12. Funding: Latest global investments
(Card & Payments World | News/Fintech)
Payments funding: Latest global investments Major moves in India, Thailand, Ireland and Australia Irish payments start-up Plynk has raised E25m in a Series A fundraising round. The investment ...
Monday, 12 June 2017
13. Fivefold increase in Indian payment card shipments
(Card & Payments World | News/Customer Insight)
Fivefold increase in Indian payment card shipments Global card numbers up by 4% Payment card shipments increased fivefold in India in 2016, driven by the fast-tracking of its EMV migration programme ...
Friday, 09 June 2017
14. Blockchain case study: Disberse charity payments
(Card & Payments World | News/Fintech)
Blockchain case study: Disberse charity payments - Founded in September 2016 by Ben Joakim - Based in Cardiff, Wales - Blockchain-based humanitarian aid funds distribution platform - Pilot projects in ...
Friday, 09 June 2017
15. JCB strikes Europe acquiring deal
(Card & Payments World | News/Acquiring)
JCB strikes Europe acquiring deal Partnership with e-commerce specialist Cyprus-based CardPay has singed an agreement to acquire JCB Internationals e-commerce card transactions across the SEPA region. ...
Friday, 09 June 2017
16. Less than half PSPs can comply with PSD2
(Card & Payments World | News/Regulation)
Less than half PSPs can comply with PSD2 Only 12% know when regulation becomes active Only 46% of payment service providers (PSPs) are prepared to comply with the upcoming EU Second Payments Directive ...
Thursday, 08 June 2017
17. UK retains its FinTech dominance
(Card & Payments World | News/Fintech)
UK retains FinTech dominance Germany also makes strong showing in FinTech50 start-ups list Despite fears over Brexit causing businesses to leave the UK, the country continues to dominate Europes ...
Wednesday, 07 June 2017
18. Challenger bank appoints chairman
(Jobs & People/Jobs & People)
Challenger bank appoints chairman Director also named ahead of 2017 launch Redwood Bank, a new UK SME business bank that has recently secured its banking licence has made two senior appointments to ...
Tuesday, 06 June 2017
19. Independent payment gateways link up
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
Independent payment gateways link up UK pair partner to offer wider range of services UK-based independent payment services providers (PSPs) Anderson Zaks and XenCo are are combining resources to ...
Tuesday, 06 June 2017
20. LG finally launches its m-payments app
(Card & Payments World | News/Mobile)
LG finally launches its m-payments app Four issuers initially support payments Having been delayed, then subject to rumours it would be cancelled, the LG mobile payments app has finally been launched ...
Monday, 05 June 2017
21. 1.3 billion increase in global EMV cards
(Card & Payments World | News/Customer Insight)
1.3 billion increase in global EMV cards Chip card adoption doubles in US The number of EMV payment cards in global circulation increased by 1.3 billion in 2016 to a total of 6.1 billion by the ...
Monday, 05 June 2017
22. Yandex provides payments via chatbots
(Card & Payments World | News/Online payments)
Yandex provides payments via chatbots eCommerce service for Russian users Russian payments services provider Yandex.Checkout has enabled online stores to accept payments via chatbots on the Telegram ...
Friday, 02 June 2017
23. Spain accelerates blockchain initiatives
(Card & Payments World | News/Fintech)
Spain accelerates blockchain initiatives Multi sector DLT platform set up following launch of bank consortium Spain has made two major moves in distributed ledger technology with there setting up ...
Friday, 02 June 2017
Citi names head of global payments and receivables Former head of commercial cards appointed Citi has appointed Manish Kohli as the global head of its payments and receivables business. He will ...
Wednesday, 31 May 2017
25. Debit cards poised to overtake cash in 2018
(Card & Payments World | News/Customer Insight)
Debit cards poised to overtake cash in 2018 Change to come three years earlier than expected Debits cards will overtake cash by the end of 2018 as the most frequently used payment method in the ...
Tuesday, 30 May 2017
26. Infineon launches ‘post quantum cryptography’ security
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
Infineon launches post quantum cryptography security Defence against quantum computing potential to defeat current encryption methods Infineon has developed post quantum cryptography (PQC) ...
Tuesday, 30 May 2017
27. NFC chip shipments to accelerate
(Card & Payments World | News/Customer Insight)
NFC chip shipments to accelerate Eurosmart issues global SIM and SE shipment figures Global shipments of NFC SIMs and embedded secure elements will increase by 12% to 560 million in 2017, according ...
Friday, 26 May 2017
28. Challenger drops ‘Bank’ from name
(Card & Payments World | News/Fintech)
Challenger drops Bank from name Savings account plans put on hold App-based challenger Tandem Bank has changed its name to Tandem Money, casting doubt on its future banking plans. The UK company ...
Friday, 26 May 2017
29. Target to pay US$18.5m damages to US states
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
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 US retail giant ...
Thursday, 25 May 2017
30. Paytm names CEO for its Payments Bank
(Card & Payments World | News/Mobile)
Paytm names CEO for its Payments Bank M-payments provider gets RBI approval Renu Satti has been appointed as CEO of Paytm Payments Bank which started operations on May 23 having secured final approval ...
Tuesday, 23 May 2017
31. Swift issues customer security guidance
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
Swift issues customer security guidance New controls policy Inter-bank messaging platform SWIFT is setting global customer security standards and increasing the overall level of transparency on ...
Tuesday, 23 May 2017
32. EC confirms screen scraping re-think
(Card & Payments World | News/Regulation)
EC confirms screen scraping re-think Change comes despite lobbying by European banks The European Commission says it will re-consider its proposals to ban the practice of screen scraping as the ...
Tuesday, 23 May 2017
33. Over half POS now have no limits on Apple transactions
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
Over half POS now have no limits on Apple transactions Upgrades remove payments threshold More than half the contactless-enabled merchant points of sale in the UK, now accept Apple Pay transactions ...
Monday, 22 May 2017
34. P2P payments ‘the new social norm’
(Card & Payments World | News/Customer Insight)
P2P payments the new social norm Millennials lead take-up Thirty-six per cent of all US adults currently use a person-to-person payments service (P2P), For millennials P2P payments are the norm ...
Monday, 22 May 2017
35. SMEs lose by not accepting next gen payments
(Card & Payments World | News/Customer Insight)
SMEs 'lose £1.6bn' by not accepting next gen payments 20% think they do not need to introduce invisible payments SMEs are missing out on an estimated £1.6bn by not accepting next generation payments ...
Monday, 22 May 2017
36. Twins fool HSBC voice system
(Card & Payments World | News/Identity)
Twins fool HSBC voice system Man impersonates brother to get past bank system security The HSBC voice recognition system to identify phone banking customers has been by-passed by a BBC journalist ...
Friday, 19 May 2017
37. European bank BNI Europa to lend £45m each year P2P platform
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
European bank BNI Europa to lend £45m each year P2P platform Investment via MarketInvoice doubles in last three years European bank BNI Europa has agreed to lend £45m each year via peer-to-peer (P2P) ...
Thursday, 18 May 2017
38. Tesco begins voice ordering from Home
(Card & Payments World | News/Online payments)
Tesco begins voice ordering from Home Customers can now buy goods from Tesco by voice using the Google Home device. Paul Wilkinson, head of technology research at Tesco Labs, said: "Voice will have ...
Wednesday, 17 May 2017
39. PCI compliance cheap compared to EU GDPR say experts
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
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). This is the warning from Jeremy ...
Wednesday, 17 May 2017
40. Samsung Pay makes UK entry
(Card & Payments World | News/Corporate cards)
Samsung Pay makes UK entry Much-delayed launch confirmed Samsung Pay is finally being launched in the UK, having initially been planned for rollout in 2016. The mobile wallet service - which already ...
Tuesday, 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. Sainsbury's ...
Tuesday, 16 May 2017
42. Major retailer says mobile payment vendors are a threat
(Card & Payments World | News/Mobile)
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" There has always been a divide ...
Tuesday, 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 Supermarket giant Carrefour and French ...
Tuesday, 16 May 2017
44. Russian banks fend off cyberattack
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
Russian banks fend off cyberattack Banks in Russia have been targeted by a massive cyberattack, according to the countrys central bank. The report of the attack came amid the global cyberattack ...
Monday, 15 May 2017
45. FIME to deliver PURE testing services
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
FIME to deliver PURE testing services Firm gets approval from PayCert Consulting and payments company FIME has been approved by PayCert to perform a full spectrum of testing services in line with ...
Monday, 15 May 2017
46. Singapore firm gets EU payments licence
(Card & Payments World | News/Fintech)
Singapore firm gets EU payments licence Fintech gains entry to market through Baltic Senjo Group, a payments platform operator and FinTech investor based in Singapore, has obtained a Payment Institution ...
Friday, 12 May 2017
47. Fintechs and PSPs lobby for PSD2 changes
(Card & Payments World | News/Fintech)
Fintechs and PSPs lobby for PSD2 changes Coalition claims banks will become the gatekeepers of fintech More than 60 financial services companies have signed a manifesto asking the EC to make ...
Thursday, 11 May 2017
48. Visa and Square partner for festival payments
(Card & Payments World | News/Corporate cards)
Visa and Square partner for festival payments Link to enable 100% mobile and card acceptance at music event Visa and Square have partnered to enable mobile and card acceptance options for all merchants ...
Wednesday, 10 May 2017
49. Apple Pay catches up with PayPal
(Card & Payments World | News/Mobile)
Apple Pay catches up with PayPal Apple users spend more at online checkout Retail purchases made with Apple Pay are growing and it is tied with PayPal as the preferred mobile payment system in the ...
Wednesday, 10 May 2017
50. PayU invests in German fintech
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
PayU invests in German fintech Partnership with machine learning-based credit provider Payment service provider PayU has invested Eur110m in German digital consumer credit fintech Kreditech, and ...
Wednesday, 10 May 2017
51. Alipay expands to the US
(Card & Payments World | News/Mobile)
Alipay expands to the US First major merchant acceptance partnership Alipay has signed its first partnership for acceptance of its mobile payments service at merchants in the US. The agreement with ...
Tuesday, 09 May 2017
52. Mobile biometric payment volumes to triple
(Card & Payments World | News/Mobile)
Mobile biometric payment volumes to triple Apple Pay and Chinese vendors drive 2017 increase The number of mobile payments authenticated by biometrics will rise to nearly 2 billion this year, up ...
Tuesday, 09 May 2017
53. Starling launches real-time m-payments
(Card & Payments World | News/Mobile)
Starling launches real-time m-payments Offering provides FP access Mobile-only challenger Starling Bank has started a real-time payments service. Starling Payment Services will launch this summer ...
Tuesday, 09 May 2017
54. Middle East and Africa lead global card growth
(Card & Payments World | News/Customer Insight)
Middle East and Africa lead global card growth International schemes eat into share of domestic players The number of payment cards in issue in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) increased by 13% to ...
Monday, 08 May 2017
55. Two-factor m-payment codes hacked
(Card & Payments World | News/Mobile)
Two-factor m-payment codes hacked Attack highlights cybercrime vulnerabilities of mobiles O2 has confirmed that some of its customers across Europe have had their bank accounts plundered by ...
Friday, 05 May 2017
56. P2P money transfers to drive digital payment growth
(Card & Payments World | News/Customer Insight)
P2P money transfers to drive digital payment growth Market approaches US$3.9 trillion in 2017 The value of digital payments will approach US$3.9 trillion this year, representing an increase of more ...
Thursday, 04 May 2017
57. Vocalink deal closes
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
Vocalink deal closes Acquisition following green light from competition regulator Mastercard has completed of its acquisition of the Vocalink payments business. The completion comes after the ...
Tuesday, 02 May 2017
58. Gemalto completes ID management acquisition
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
Gemalto completes ID management acquisition Combined operation will target government programmes Digital security provider Gemalto has completed its US$850m purchase of the identity-management ...
Tuesday, 02 May 2017
59. Financial data breaches skyrocket
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
Financial data breaches skyrocket Compromised records up by 937% in 2016 The financial services industry was attacked more than any other industry in 2016 being 65% more likely to be targeted ...
Friday, 28 April 2017
60. Dutch banks launch m-payments app
(Card & Payments World | News/Mobile)
Dutch banks launch m-payments app Six FIs partner for summer rollout Dutch banks ABN AMRO, ASN Bank, ING, Rabobank, RegioBank and SNS have partnered to launch the Payconiq mobile payment app in ...
Friday, 28 April 2017
61. Bangladesh national mobile rollout
(Card & Payments World | News/Mobile)
Bangladesh national mobile rollout Payments project to boost financial inclusion The government of Bangladesh is reported to be planning a national mobile payments scheme to rollout by early 2018. ...
Friday, 28 April 2017
4-5 July 2017 20:20 Customer Experience Summit London 20:20 Customer Experience Summit is the only cross-sector conference you need to attend this year to learn how the likes of Tesco Mobile, Finnair ...
Friday, 28 April 2017
63. Head of new Finance UK super-body named
(Card & Payments World | News/Financial Services)
Head of new Finance UK super-body named Organisation combines six industry groups Stephen Jones has been named chief executive of Finance UK, the new UK bank industry representative group. UK ...
Thursday, 27 April 2017
64. Cybersecurity spend not keeping pace with breach costs
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
Cybersecurity spend not keeping pace with breach costs Fines and business costs dwarf expenditure levels Global expenditure on cybersecurity is increasing, but is failing to keep pace with the cost ...
Tuesday, 25 April 2017
65. Payments App Report: Wetherspoons
(Card & Payments World | News/Mobile)
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 ...
Tuesday, 25 April 2017
66. Tuxedo Money bought by new investors
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
Tuxedo Money bought by new investors Experienced financial services pair take over Payments and fintech company Tuxedo Money Solutions has been sold to Erik Fällström and Andreas Tuczka of Aldridge ...
Monday, 24 April 2017
67. UK leads online card expenditure
(Card & Payments World | News/Online payments)
UK leads online card expenditure Payments up by over a quarter The UK spends online more per household than any other country, at US$5,900 in 2015. It beats second placed Norway (US$5,400), the ...
Monday, 24 April 2017
68. Oberthur owner cleared to buy Morpho
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
Oberthur owner cleared to buy Morpho Smart card operation will be divested European Commission antitrust regulators have approved Advent Internationals Eur2.4bn bid to buy smart card and biometrics ...
Friday, 21 April 2017
69. Chinese digital payments near US$3 trillion
(Card & Payments World | News/Customer Insight)
Chinese digital payments near US$3 trillion Indonesia is fastest growing m-commerce market Alipay and WeChat Pay enabled US$2.9 trillion in Chinese digital payments in 2016, representing a 20-fold ...
Thursday, 20 April 2017
70. South Africa rolls out biometric card
(Card & Payments World | News/Fintech)
South Africa rolls out biometric card Tests for in-store payments ahead of international trials  A card that authenticates payments with a thumbprint biometric is being tested at South African stores. ...
Thursday, 20 April 2017
71. Over 1m cards stored in Nordic e-commerce service
(Card & Payments World | News/Online payments)
Over 1m cards stored in Nordic e-commerce service Service vastly simplifies online shopping experience Nordic payments services provider Nets says that customers in the region have stored more ...
Thursday, 20 April 2017
72. AFEX launches prepaid card for corporates
(Card & Payments World | News/Prepaid)
AFEX launches prepaid card for corporates All-in-one solution to manage employee payments Payments and risk management solutions provider AFEX has launched the PayFEX Prepaid Mastercard for corporates. ...
Wednesday, 19 April 2017
73. Ant Financial increases offer for money transfer giant
(Card & Payments World | News/Mobile)
Ant Financial increases offer for money transfer giant Proposed takeover signals Alipay owners plans to become global payments player Ant Financial Services Group has raised its offer to buy ...
Tuesday, 18 April 2017
74. Alipay makes Greek entry
(Card & Payments World | News/Mobile)
Alipay makes Greek entry Chinese payments provider further expands its European footprint Alipay is being integrated as a new payment method by National Bank of Greece (NBG). As banks in Greece often ...
Thursday, 13 April 2017
75. Plans for ID verification using official records
(Card & Payments World | News/Identity)
Plans for ID verification using official records Banks and government working together on standard  UK banks are working with the government on plans to use official records to prove customer identity ...
Thursday, 13 April 2017
76. SWIFT launches real-time payment controls
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
SWIFT launches real-time payment controls New fraud and cyber-crime prevention service to flag suspicious transactions SWIFT is launching a new real-time payment controls service which it says ...
Wednesday, 12 April 2017
77. ATM black box attacks spread across Europe
(Card & Payments World | News/ATMs)
ATM black box attacks spread across Europe Number of incidents nearly triples ATM black box attacks in Europe showed a 287% in increase in 2016 and took place in ten countries. A total of 58 such ...
Wednesday, 12 April 2017
78. Apple Pay outpaces m-payments rivals
(Card & Payments World | News/Customer Insight)
Apple Pay outpaces m-payments rivals Number of users trebles The number of Apple Pay users increased by more than those of mobile wallet rivals Samsung Pay and Android Pay in 2016. Apple Pay users ...
Tuesday, 11 April 2017
79. Regulator approves VocaLink acquisition
(Card & Payments World | News/Card networks)
Regulator approves VocaLink acquisition Decision leaves questions over control of UK payments infrastructure Mastercards £700m acquisition of VocaLink has been approved by the UK Competition & ...
Tuesday, 11 April 2017
80. AI firms dominate Mastercard start-up programme
(Card & Payments World | News/Fintech)
AI firms dominate Mastercard start-up programme Firms using tech to drive engagement and compute payments data Mastercard has welcomed five new startups to its Start Path Global initiative to support ...
Monday, 10 April 2017
81. JCBI appoints new directors to board
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
JCBI appoints new directors to board CEO leaves role at international business JCB International (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of Japanese card issuer and acquirer JCB, has appointed ...
Monday, 10 April 2017
82. Major Nordic banks combine to tackle cybercrime
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
Major Nordic banks combine to tackle cybercrime Norwegian initiative expands across region Nordic banks are collaborating on an initiative to combat fraud, hacking, theft and other cybercrimes.  ...
Monday, 10 April 2017
83. Cash still dominates says ECB
(Card & Payments World | News/Customer Insight)
Cash still dominates says ECB More than half of POS transaction value accounted for by coins and notes Over three-quarters of all POS payments in the 17 euro area countries are made with cash, according ...
Friday, 07 April 2017
84. Cybersecurity hampers bank fintech collaborations
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
Cybersecurity hampers bank fintech collaborations Institutions struggling to innovate quickly enough Bank efforts to innovate are being slowed by concerns over the cybersecurity risks of partnering ...
Friday, 07 April 2017
85. Gamification comes to payments
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
Gamification comes to payments Customers offered prizes when transaction completes Customers will be offered the chance to win prizes including the value of their basket about in a new merchant ...
Thursday, 06 April 2017
86. Alipay expands further in Europe
(Card & Payments World | News/Mobile)
Alipay expands further in Europe POS outlets in region up by 900% Alipay has now started to roll out at the POS in Italy following a partnership with UniCredit. Alipay is the world's largest online ...
Thursday, 06 April 2017
87. PSPs ‘increasingly being blocked’ by banks
(Card & Payments World | News/Regulation)
PSPs increasingly being blocked by banks De-risking and regulatory patchwork leads to lack of access for FCA-regulated firms Despite efforts by regulators to open up the payments market to new ...
Wednesday, 05 April 2017
88. Europe and US banks fall short on email cyber-risk
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
Europe and US banks fall short on email cyber-risk More banks should deploy protocol to protect ecosystem The vast majority of major banks in the US and Europe are failing to use a recommended ...
Tuesday, 04 April 2017
89. Credit issuers ordered to tackle persistent debt
(Card & Payments World | News/Regulation)
Credit issuers ordered to tackle persistent debt Regulator sets out range of reforms Issuers may be forced to reduce or waive interest rate charges in extreme cases of persistent credit card debt ...
Monday, 03 April 2017
90. PFS to double government prepaid portfolio
(Card & Payments World | News/Prepaid)
PFS to double government prepaid portfolio Expansion after APS and Aquarium exit the market Prepaid Financial Services (PFS) says it expects to double the size of its public sector prepaid cards ...
Monday, 03 April 2017
91. US fraud increases both online and offline
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
US fraud increases both online and offline Skimming and CNP attacks on the rise Card fraud in the US is increasing in both the eCommerce and card present channels, two new surveys suggest. As has ...
Monday, 03 April 2017
92. 62 banks partner with Dankort on m-payments
(Card & Payments World | News/Mobile)
Banks roll out Dankort m-payments Domestic card customers can link it to their devices The 62 bank members of the Danish BOKIS collective BOKIS have become the first in the country to offer mobile ...
Friday, 31 March 2017
93. Apple defeat for Australian banks
(Card & Payments World | News/Regulation)
Apple defeat for Australian banks Decision may have global implications Apple has won a major battle after Australias competition regulator ruled that a group of banks in the country could not ...
Friday, 31 March 2017
94. PSR to focus on three new payments issues
(Card & Payments World | News/Regulation)
PSR to focus on three new payments issues Regulator unveils annual plan for 2017/18 Renewed call for big banks to divest VocaLink ownership The UK Payment Services Regulator has set out its priorities ...
Thursday, 30 March 2017
95. CNP drives 2% financial fraud increase
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
CNP drives 2% financial fraud increase Mobile and biometrics provide long term solutions to ongoing problem Financial fraud losses across UK payment cards, remote banking and cheques totalled £768.8m ...
Thursday, 30 March 2017
96. Global data breaches up by 86%
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
Global data breaches up by 86% Number of FS breaches down, but total amount of records stolen rockets There were 1,792 data breaches worldwide in 2016 that led to almost 1.4 billion data records ...
Wednesday, 29 March 2017
97. Watchdog extends VocaLink deal review
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
Watchdog extends VocaLink deal review Mastercard proposals to be assessed for a further two months The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is extending its review of an offer from Mastercard ...
Wednesday, 29 March 2017
98. figo launches XS2A solution
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
figo launches XS2A solution Product to comply with PSD2 account access requirement  German-based payments solutions company figo has launched a technical solution for fulfilling the 'access to account' ...
Tuesday, 28 March 2017
99. The leading disruptors in mobile authentication
(Card & Payments World | News/Mobile)
The leading disruptors in mobile authentication Established card players still at cutting edge in rapidly expanding market - plus some important newer names Giesecke & Devrient (G&D), Gemalto ...
Tuesday, 28 March 2017
100. Industry vets set up card brand
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
Industry vets set up card brand An experienced team of payments professionals has launched a new consumer credit card business.  The Ollo brand has been set up by the newly-formed Fair Square Financial ...
Monday, 27 March 2017
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