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STMicroelectronics releases new NFC devices for contactless payments

  • 11,24,22,02,2017

STMicroelectronics has launched a new set of NFC devices for contactless payments and data exchange, including the ST21NFCD NFC controller and two new members under ST54 Systems in Packages (SiP) such as ST54F and ST54H. read more

TransferWise introduces international money transfers via Facebook

  • 09,50,22,02,2017

British money-transfer firm TransferWise has rolled out a new service to enable users transfer money worldwide through Facebook’s messenger app. read more

TSYS, International Bank of Qatar ink payments agreement

  • 00,00,22,02,2017

TSYS, a US-based credit card processor, has inked a licensing agreement with International Bank of Qatar (ibq) whereby the bank will leverage TSYS' PRIME payment solutions platform. read more

Visa launches new innovation centre in London

  • 00,00,22,02,2017

Visa has opened a new innovation centre in London, where the company will work with financial institutions, merchants and other partners to develop the next generation of payment solutions. read more

UnionPay launches mobile QuickPass products in Hong Kong

  • 00,00,22,02,2017

UnionPay International in collaboration with Bank of China (Hong Kong) has debuted UnionPay mobile QuickPass products in Hong Kong. read more

Reliance Jio forms strategic partnership with Uber

  • 11,17,21,02,2017

Reliance Jio, the telecom services arm of Reliance Industries, has signed a strategic partnership with ride-hailing platform Uber that would allow riders to pay the fare for their rides using JioMoney. read more

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Top 8 takeaways from MPE Berlin

  • 11,03,17,02,2017

If the learned experts in the world of payments are anything to go by at Merchant Payment Ecosystems in Berlin this year, the future of payments is all about mobile, open APIs and is pretty much in the hand of the internet giants read more

What’s stopping customers from opening accounts online?

  • 13,58,30,01,2017

While the variety of digital options for opening a bank account, whether they are online or mobile, seems to expand by the week, consumers are still not fully onboard with the idea. Why? HooYu has released a study into the reasons. Patrick Brusnahan reports read more

From the overbanked to the underbanked: There is an e-wallet for everyone

  • 11,57,30,01,2017

As technology opens new doors to more sophisticated services and offerings in the payments space, it is important to remain inclusive – especially in Asia, where there is a sizeable untapped market of consumers who do not have access to traditional financial services. Xiou Ann Lim takes a look at two e-wallets read more

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Trump’s Durbin repeal won’t help US consumers

  • 10,34,16,02,2017

President Trump’s plan to repeal the Dodd-Frank Act will rid the US of the Durbin Amendment, but it will not result in a better deal for consumers, according to GlobalData Financial Services read more

EPC chairman bashes Germany’s payments scene at German payments bash

  • 17,01,14,02,2017

It’s not often a conference speaker gets up and off the cuff delivers a singlehanded slating of a host country’s ecosystem that everyone would usually be there to promote. read more

Can Alipay reach 2 billion customers within 10 years?

  • 12,06,13,02,2017

Ant Financial is bang on course to achieve a further 1.55bn users in the next ten years, given its astute strategy around key acquisitions and underbanked customers read more

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