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PayPal unveils new P2P payment option PayPal.me

  • 16,00,3,09,2015

Online payment firm PayPal has launched a new peer-to-peer (P2P) payment service called PayPal.me, which gives people personalized links for getting paid. read more

DaoPay to acquire Boku’s pay by call payment business

  • 16,00,3,09,2015

DaoPay, an Austria-based provider of mobile phone payment solutions, has agreed to acquire the pay by call payment business of Boku, a US-based mobile payments startup, for an undisclosed sum. read more

Coinbase expands into Singapore

  • 15,25,3,09,2015

Coinbase, a San Francisco-based bitcoin company, has formally forayed into Asian market by launching its services in Singapore. read more

Gemalto collaborates with Samsung for launch of Samsung Pay in Europe

  • 15,00,3,09,2015

Digital security firm Gemalto has teamed up with Samsung to accelerate the deployment of Samsung Pay through its Allynis Trusted Service Hub (TSH). read more

Xoom expands money transfer service to Singapore

  • 14,00,3,09,2015

Xoom, a US-based digital money transfer provider, has expanded its money transfer service to Singapore. read more

Flipkart buys majority stake in payment startup FX Mart

  • 19,05,2,09,2015

Indian online retailer Flipkart has purchased a majority stake in payment services startup FX Mart for INR454m ($6.85m) to offer a digital wallet on its app. read more

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Blockchain: From Bitcoin's underworld to bank's fore

  • 22,38,3,09,2015

Blockchain is back on the agenda. It is a ledger of digital transactions that is distributed between different participants. The technology has a myriad of uses, from cost effective FX transfers to programmable money. Franchesca Hashemi analyses a report delivered by Innovalue and Locke Lord about the blockchain read more

Bank Leumi leaping into the digital field

  • 19,45,3,09,2015

Israel’s digital and online market is booming and the financial sector is taking note. Despite a slow start for banks, (consumers could only open an account online from July 2014) Bank Leumi is tackling this challenge head on to become a fully digital brand. Patrick Brusnahan investigates read more

Samsung Pay: an evolution, not a revolution, in mobile payments

  • 19,44,1,09,2015

The mobile payments market is evolving rapidly, with new payment intermediaries, providers and services emerging all the time. The launch of Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and Android Pay earlier this year signals the growing role of non-bank payment intermediaries in this market. CGI's Jerry Norton writes read more

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Disruptive duo pair up

  • 20,09,27,08,2015

Peer-to-peer lender Zopa has launched a pilot with international transport network (ITN) company Uber to offer loans to Uber’s drivers in the UK. Charles Wheeldon writes about the initial success of the April launch and how it might progress in the next few years read more

Samsung and Apple have their payments all sewn up

  • 18,05,21,08,2015

Samsung Pay has launched in its native Korea and is reported to be planning to roll out in the US at the end of September and the UK after that. The launch comes hot on the heels of Apple Pay’s UK launch, and as much under the radar read more

How to reach and influence Affluent Millennials and the power of social media

  • 20,10,20,08,2015

Over the last twenty years, we’ve seen a dramatic shift in personal banking with a move away from the High Street to online. LinkedIn’s Henry Clifford Jones discusses how banks can harness digital technologies to attract a new generation of wealthy young customers read more

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