Visa commits to strategic investment in Klarna

Visa and Klarna announced they have reached an agreement for Visa to invest in Klarna, and intend to develop a future strategic partnership. Klarna is one of Europe’s fastest growing online payments companies, serving 60...
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Misys partners with D+H to form mega FinTech company Finastra

UK's Misys and Canada-based D+H have merged to form a mega FinTech company, named as Finastra. The new company has been created after D+H was acquired by Vista Equity Partners, which already owns Misys. The...

New FIME tool qualified by EMVCo for Level 1 Terminal Contact Protocol Testing

FIME has completed its EMV Level 1 testing portfolio with the launch of EMVeriPOS. The new tool ensures that the communication between payment terminals and contact EMV chip cards is in line with EMVCo’s Level...
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STS launches PayOp – a new Terminal Management Systems

STS has launchesd PayOp, its next generation payments operational management system. PayOp will support traditional terminal management functions alongside new smart features such as analytics and operational insight. Critically, PayOp is the first vendor agnostic Terminal...

Rabobank and Signicat launch Digital Identity Service Provider

Rabobank and Signicat are entering the Dutch identity market together by providing digital services to businesses, supporting them in servicing their clients. This joint Digital Identity Service Provider (DISP) offers a range of online login,...
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Samsung integrate secure smart chip into Galaxy S8 to support Samsung Pay

Samsung says it will integrate an embedded Secure Element (eSE) – a smart chip with a secure OS and applications into its Galaxy S8 which supports Samsung Pay in selected markets. It has been embedded in...
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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 to use credit cards to pay suppliers who historically have...
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Is managed security right for your business?

Choosing whether to delegate all or some of your security needs to an outside partner can be difficult. But considering that threats have advanced, the attack surface has grown, and resources have contracted while...
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Ant Financial set to purchase MoneyGram for $880 million

Ant Financial has stepped up its international expansion by reportedly buying US money-transfer service MoneyGram International for $880 million. The $880 million acquisition marks Ant’s first deal with a US-listed company, as it begins to explore...
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FIS expands real-time P2P payment offering with Zelle

FIS has announced the expansion of its real-time P2P payments suite with plans to offer Early Warning’s Zelle P2P service to extend its comprehensive faster-payments solutions. The partnership with Early Warning will enable FIS financial...

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Is mobile money a haven for money launderers?

Is mobile money a haven for money launderers? There have been a number of developments in the international financial system in recent decades that...
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