All articles by Isabella Grotto

Isabella Grotto

MasterPass onboards Nordic banks

Nordic banks Nordea, SEB and Swedbank have announced the launch of digital wallets for their ecommerce customers, in partnership with MasterCard’s MasterPass platform.

FCA grants RBK Money Authorized Payment Institution status

A leading epayments provider in Russia, RBK Money has announced it has been recognised as an Authorised Payment Institution by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Tim Hortons unveils mobile payment service

US and Canada store chain Tim Hortons has unveiled a new service enabling customers to pay for purchases using their mobile phones.

IRIS partners with Zoot over fraud prevention service

Payments technology and consultancy provider IRIS Analytics has announced a partnership with Zoot, a credit services company, to tackle electronic payment fraud.

Fortumo brings mobile payments to Indonesia

Estonia-based mobile payments company Fortumo has announced the launch of its services in Indonesia.

Italian Strategic Fund acquires 42.3% of financial tech company SIA

The Fondo Strategico Italiano (FSI) has announced the signing of a binding contract to purchase 42.3% of SIA, a financial technology and infrastructure provider.

Big Issue vendor becomes first in UK to accept card payments

A Big Issue seller in London’s South Kensington has become the first to accept card payments for the £2.50 ($4) magazine.

Voice authentication in mobile payments: Spindle and ValidSoft unveil their newest joint venture

As merchants, consumers, and financial institutions seek increasingly adaptive meeting-points through which to conduct business, research shows the public is increasingly wary of the security risks associated with such technology. Isabella Grotto reports on the latest biometric security software

Post office launches money transfer service in India

India’s postal department has launched a mobile money transfer service claiming to reduce transfer time within the country.

Enel signs bill-payment deal with EBA Clearing and UniCredit

Customers of Italy’s largest power company will now be able to pay their bills online via EBA Clearing’s MyBank service, supported by Italian bank UniCredit.