Payments

Will Future Payment Methods Get Under Your Skin?

The abolition of cash due to new electronic payment options is on everyone's radar. More and more banks are issuing contactless cards and the number of merchants accepting Near Field Communication (NFC) cards is growing steadily. So, as part of the next step, why not shrink your credit or debit...

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Fintech

What's the Endgame for FinTech?

Amidst all the excitement and sometimes overinflation of financial technology startups’ disruptive potential, entrepreneurs often can't zoom out a bit out and see a bigger picture. While it is understandable when your startup rapidly gains traction and there are no visible barriers, yet the market is not infinitely stretchable. At...

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Authentication & Security

Trulioo Expands AML/KYC Compliant Identity Verification Global Footprint to 60 Countries

Trulioo’s identity verification technology expands coverage to more countries in APAC and LATAM  Vancouver, B.C. – (October 24, 2016) – Trulioo, the leading global identity verification company, today announced that it now offers real-time identity verification coverage in 60 countries through its GlobalGateway platform. Trulioo expands its reach into APAC...

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BankTech

Synchrony Financial Joins R3 Distributed Ledger Consortium

October 24, 2016 (New York/San Francisco/London) – Financial innovation firm R3 has announced the addition of Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF) to its partnership dedicated to designing and applying distributed and shared ledger-inspired technologies to global financial markets. Synchrony Financial – the first credit card company to join the consortium –...

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Insights

Reimagining Loyalty Programs With Blockchain Technology

“Loyal customers are one of the primary drivers of any for-profit business. By building loyalty rewards programs, companies aim to heighten the customer experience,” said Kenny M. Smith, Financial Services Industry Leader and Eric Piscini, Principal, Banking and Technology, Consulting at Deloitte. According to some estimates, more than 75% of...

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Enabling Technologies

Synchrony Financial Plug-In Easily Integrates Credit Into Retailers' Mobile Apps

Patent-pending technology provides cardholders seamless access to loyalty, rewards & account management on their smartphones October 24, 2016 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time - STAMFORD, Conn. - To further enhance the mobile shopping experience for cardholders, Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) has introduced a fully-integrated Synchrony plug-in credit feature for the popular...

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