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STMicroelectronics releases new NFC devices for contactless payments

  • Published: 22 Feb 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

  • Published: 22 Feb 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

  • Published: 22 Feb 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

  • Published: 22 Feb 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

  • Published: 22 Feb 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

  • Published: 21 Feb 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

Ant Financial to invest $200m in South Korea’s Kakao Pay

  • Published: 21 Feb 2017

Ant Financial, the payment affiliate of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, will invest $200m in Kakao Pay, the mobile finance subsidiary of South Korean messaging platform Kakao.. read more

Barclaycard signs new payments agreement with TfL

  • Published: 21 Feb 2017

Barclaycard has extended its contract to offer contactless payment solutions to Transport for London (TfL) for another seven years, with an option to extend the agreement for a further three years.. read more

Wirecard links its mobile payment app with bluesource's loyalty app

  • Published: 21 Feb 2017

Wirecard and Austria-based bluesource - mobile solutions have signed an agreement under which Wirecard's mobile payment solution, boon, will be integrated into bluesource's customer card app, mobile-pocket.. read more

Ant Financial invests in Filipino fintech firm Mynt

  • Published: 20 Feb 2017

Ant Financial, an affiliate of e-commerce giant Alibaba that operates Alipay, and Filipino conglomerate Ayala have taken stakes in Filipino fintech firm Mynt for an undisclosed amount.. read more

KBA launches real-time direct P2P mobile payment service in Kenya

  • Published: 20 Feb 2017

Kenya Bankers Association (KBA) has launched a new digital payments platform called PesaLink in collaboration with the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK).. read more

MoneyGram partners with Capital Bank for money transfer services in Ghana

  • Published: 20 Feb 2017

MoneyGram has collaborated with Capital Bank to expand its money transfer services in Ghana.. read more

Paytm to invest $89.6m to provide more push to online payments in India

  • Published: 20 Feb 2017

Indian online payments firm Paytm has outlined an INR6bn ($89.6m) investment plan to expand its Quick Response (QR) code-based payment network in the country.. read more

BharatQR code launched in India

  • Published: 20 Feb 2017

BharatQR, a common quick response (QR) code that allows users with debit or credit cards to pay directly from their phone by scanning just a QR code has been launched in India.. read more

TerraPay announces partnership with MoneyTrans, Paga for Spain-Nigeria mobile remittances

  • Published: 17 Feb 2017

TerraPay, the Netherlands-based payment network, has announced partnership with money transfer firm MoneyTrans and Paga, a Nigerian payments and financial services firm, to launch remittance services from Spain to mobile wallets in Nigeria.. read more


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