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Amy North

Kiwi mobile phone operators launch m-payments

Mobile phone operators in New Zealand have agreed to a payment framework that will allow customers to safely make low-cost purchases via their mobile phones.

BNP Paribas and Bottomline Technologies to partner

BNP Paribas Cash Management has partnered with Bottomline Technologies to increase their cash management services in the UK and Ireland.

YESpay launches e-wallet in the UK

YESpay has launched its first e-wallet in the UK market. Pouch, the product of a joint venture by YESpay and, allows users to make payments via the internet, their smartphone and through the use of NFC technology.

EBA Clearing launches STEP2 Irish Service

EBA Clearing and the Irish Payments Services Organisation (IPSO) have launched the STEP2 Irish Service.

EPC criticises e-payments investigation

The European Payments Council (EPC) has criticised the European Commissions (EC) antitrust investigation of it development of e-payment standards.

Intuit to provide services for NexTech

US-based business payments processor Intuit Payment Solutions has partnered with NexTech, a software provider to the medical industry, to set a credit card payments processing system.

MasterCard and iPay roll-out e-bill solutions

MasterCard and iPay have expanded their electronic bill processing agreement. The agreement will allow iPays biller connections to be available to bill payment originators that use MasterCard RRPS e-bill processing services. This service will allow the use of cheques to be eliminated and replaced by e-billing solutions.

73% of US employees embrace e-pay cheques

Almost three quarters of American employees are happy to view their pay check electronically, according to the American Payroll Association (APA).

eTranzact to launch online money transfers

eTranzact has announced the launch of online money transfers in Nigeria. eTranzact has partnered with WorldRemit, an online money transfer provider, to offer a remittance service for Nigerians living abroad.

Monitise granted patent for virtual cards

Monitise has been granted a patent for virtual cards. The UK patent relates to how Monitise, who specialise in mobile banking, payments and commerce, generate virtual cards on a mobile phone, enabling consumers to shop online without having to divulge their credit or debit card details to multiple retailers.