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Scotiabank partners with EnStream for mobile payments

  • 16,03,7,10,2015

Scotiabank has expanded the reach of its mobile payment service, My Mobile Wallet, by connecting it to mobile payments hub EnStream. read more

Visa, Chevron partner to introduce mobile payments at gas stations

  • 16,00,7,10,2015

Visa and Chevron U.S.A. have partnered to introduce mobile payments program at Chevron-branded gas stations enabling drivers to pay for their purchases using an NFC-enabled device. read more

Global non-cash payment volumes rose 9% in 2014: RBS, Capgemini report

  • 15,29,7,10,2015

Non-cash payment increased at a rate of 9% in 2014 to 389.7 billion transactions, up from growth rate of 7.6% in 2013, according to the World Payments Report 2015 from Capgemini and the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS). read more

MasterCard unveils new payments system to simplify online shopping

  • 15,15,7,10,2015

Mastercard has launched a new payments system called, MasterCard Identity Check, that leverages advanced technologies to authenticate an online buyer’s identity. read more

Spindle inks strategic processing relationship deal with Pay Cell

  • 16,15,6,10,2015

Spindle, a provider of unified commerce solutions, has signed strategic processing relationship agreement with Pay Cell Systems, a provider of eCommerce solutions for niche markets. read more

Canadians open to trying new banking or payment technology: CIBC survey

  • 16,07,6,10,2015

Majority of Canadians are open to trying new banking or payment technology, however their willingness varies across age groups, according to a survey conducted by Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC). read more

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Canada consults users on payments infrastructure modernisation

  • 21,38,6,10,2015

The Canadian Payments Association, the agency responsible for Canada's core payments infrastructure, is in the midst of a modernisation effort to ensure the country’s systems meet users’ needs. This will involve introducing Faster Payments as well as the XML-based ISO 20022 financial messaging standard. Robin Arnfield reports read more

The 'Pay' model is strong, but banks are still in play

  • 21,18,1,10,2015

The advertising war has started between Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and Android Pay. But the game is not over for banks, yet. In North America and Europe, banks are developing furiously in their payments offerings and are not to be dismissed as old hat. Sirpa Nordlund, executive director of Mobey Forum, recounts soundbites and sentiments from the international association's HCE Workgroup read more

Legal links in the Blockchain: the disruptive effects

  • 20,37,21,09,2015

Technology leads, law follows. Once again, new technology creates a different context for existing legal concepts. Corporate partner Jonathan Kirsop and corporate associate Dylan Kerrigan of international law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP examine consumer rights and security from a legal standpoint read more

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Mobile Money: Why does it matter?

  • 00,00,7,10,2015

Today, there are two billion adults globally who are still considered ‘unbanked’ by The World Bank, however this figure is being addressed. Since 2011 the number of people with a bank account has jumped dramatically by 11%. Progress is being made by opening up financial services to people in developing countries – people who were previously excluded altogether. Eric Barbier, CEO, TransferTo, writes read more

Consumers should have to opt in to have a bed in your hotel room!

  • 20,30,23,09,2015

Mattresses come automatically, but if you want a bed you have to tick the box. This is an entirely logical scenario if we look at what the Australian parliamentary committee has called for. David Parker writes read more

Samsung Pay takes a swipe at Apple

  • 18,52,21,09,2015

At the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards, Samsung showed off its payment application in a new advert, taking a cheeky dig at Apple on the way. read more

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