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UK e-commerce sales up 15%, but growth through mobile payments slowing

UK e-commerce sales were up +15% year-on-year (YoY) in February, according to the latest figures from the IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index, building on solid...

Mastercard unveils next generation biometric card in South Africa

Mastercard has unveiled its next generation biometric card, combining chip technology with fingerprints to conveniently and safely identify cardholders for in-store purchases. South Africa is the first...

A step towards financial inclusion with mobile banking using new ISO...

Mobile banking not only makes our life easier, it gives access to banking services to those that have none. A new series of standards...

Apple Pay funding added to Western Union to enable mobile money...

Western Union says that US customers using its mobile money transfer app can now pay with Apple Pay when sending money transfers originating in the...

MagikPOS malware hits North American POS systems

Trend Micro has warned of a new POS malware dubbed MagikPOS, that is being used to attack POS systems belonging to businesses in the...

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FinTech in the MENA region – Payments take centre stage

According to a new report, the FinTech (financial technology) sector is rising globally, and has already arrived in the Middle East and North Africa...

PSD2: Towards a platform approach — what banks need to know

Open innovation is undoubtedly one of the drivers behind PSD2. However, the trend towards open banking and APIs is a global one that goes...

Optal to acquire B2B payments business Invapay

Optal announced the acquisition of Invapay, in a deal which will significantly expand Optal’s capabilities in the global corporate payments space. Invapay enables corporate buyers...