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Fintech

Consumer security compromised in favour of user experience?

MYPINPAD announces new campaign to explore how consumers feel about convenience versus security in online commerce August 9, 2016: Recent news reports about increased levels of fraud across the likes of Amazon Prime, Uber, eBay and Vodafone have opened up a debate on whether the digital commerce industry has compromised consumer security in favour of...
Fintech

Jumio reports 65% growth in recurring revenue

There is more than 50% increase in deals YOY August 1, 2016: Jumio, the leading digital ID verification company, announced record results for Q2 2016, with a greater than 65 per cent growth in recurring revenue year-over-year, and a record 30 million transactions completed to-date. Jumio’s customer base continues to expand, closing more deals than...
Banking

Financial Town demonstrates mobile video banking feature

CEO Gene Pranger offers inside look at BankOn Mobile Video July 22, 2016: Financial Town demonstrated the banking industry’s first overseas mobile video transmission at the 2016 World Credit Union Conference in Belfast, the capital and largest city of Northern Ireland. The broadcast, from Belfast to the United States, marks the first mobile video banking call...
Fintech

Aldi chooses Verifone for payment devices

Contactless and mobile pay capabilities to bring speed and convenience to Aldi customers July 5, 2016: Verifone announced that it will provide Aldi France with 3,200 payment devices designed to accept all cashless payments including contactless and mobile wallets. Aldi France operates 900 retail locations and is a unit of Group Aldi, a leader in...
Banking

‘Banks in Ukraine have experienced increase in volume’

Olexandr Dubilet, Chairman of the board of PrivatBank, on how the bank is coping with the turmoil in the region Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya May 17, 2016 How is the financial sector doing in the context of the current political and economic instability in Ukraine? The economic situation in Ukraine is determined by several factors. First,...
Fintech

Youzu acquires Bigpoint; 30m to market new game Hocus Puzzle

Acquisition will create significant market share for the joint entity in over 200 countries March 23, 2016 – Bigpoint GMBH, a global leader in free-to-play online and mobile gaming publishing announced that an agreement has been reached for the acquisition of Bigpoint GMBH by Youzu Interactive Co, Ltd. Subject to Chinese acquisition processes, the transaction is due...
Banking

Why digital wallets are a hit in China, India

The reason is the huge proportion of the population that does not have a bank account IFM Correspondent January 31, 2016: Consumers around the world are increasingly using mobile phones to make online payments. This is helped by the increase in the number of people using smartphones. According to Statista, the overall number of mobile...
Banking

Battling for billions

New mobile payments provider Equitel heats up competition in Kenya Amoxers Wachira July 30, 2015: In Kenya, it is unbelievably easy to complete transactions using a simple mobile phone handset. Such is the success of M-Pesa, Kenya’s pioneering mobile payments platform, that the country has been thrust in the unlikely position of a global leader...
Fintech

M-commerce set to leave e-commerce behind

However, companies need to invest more in mobile commerce to make the experience seamless for consumers Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya July 22, 2015: In the last decade, the one revolution that has taken everybody by storm is probably the evolution of mobile phones. From a device meant for making and accepting calls to a multipurpose gadget,...