Payments

Interns For Innovation - BofA, JPM, BNP & Credit Suisse Look For Talented Students

A talented workforce is the backbone of innovation. No company can stay relevant in the market without constant talent acquisition and workforce development. As millennials become the most important segment for financial services sector, young minds are needed to build next-generation technology and products that relate to millennials. The need...

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Enabling Technologies

YellowPepper Expands Footprint, Bringing Mobile Payments to Thousands of New Customers

[Press Release] YellowPepper, Latin America’s leading mobile payment and banking solutions provider, announced they are expanding their footprint in the region through a new partnership—YellowPepper will power the PayClub wallet for Diners Club of Ecuador, the largest and most widely accepted credit card issuer in the country. Diners Club of Ecuador...

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BankTech

Ex-CEO of Major UK Bank Says Banking Is in for a Major Upheaval

The banking world is going through a chain of developments, and from the outside it appears to be like a controlled nuclear fission reaction. New startups are using cloud, mobility, analytics, content, algorithms and machine-learning tools to challenge banks and FinTech. They are leaving no stones unturned. Evolving trends highlight...

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Payments

A Sector Snapshot on US M-Commerce Market 2015

The m-commerce market is being boosted by the buying power at consumer fingertips and the ability to shop in any environment. The high adoption of this platform has enabled various retail stores to go online and adopt more effective marketing strategies. In a US m-commerce forecast, it is projected that...

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Payments

Thanksgiving Shopping Trends

The National Retail Federation’s Thanksgiving Weekend Expectations survey has found that out of all adults surveyed, 58.7% would or might shop during the Thanksgiving weekend and 22.3% said they planned to shop on Thanksgiving Day. A year ago, 60.1% said they would or might shop during Thanksgiving weekend and 18.3%...

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BankTech

Blockchain Startup Raises Funds From Bank: What Does This Mean for Blockchain Adoption?

Fluent, a blockchain-based financial operating network and payment platform built for large companies and their global supply chains, recently announced $875,000 in seed round funding led by Tim Draper, of Draper Associates and other notable investors like Thomson Reuters, 500 Startups, SixThirty, KSTC, Capital Innovators, Boost VC and UMB Financial...

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Authentication & Security

Say Goodbye to Passwords: FIDO to Revolutionize Online Authentication Systems

On the seminar held recently in Tokyo, FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance announced that tens of millions of FIDO-based devices are now in use to protect end-user and enterprise accounts with strong, cryptographic-based authentication at major relying parties such as Google, PayPal, NTT DOCOMO, INC., Bank of America, Dropbox, and...

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