Authentication & Security

ISACA Study: 87% of Cybersecurity Experts Expect Mobile Payments Data Breaches in 2015

Global companies and government organizations have become increasingly concerned about cybersecurity in 2015. With the recent history of major information breaches in various sectors, cybersecurity failure does not seem to be surprising anymore. Results of the survey conducted by Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) on Mobile Payment Security...

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BankTech

Banks and/or/vs FinTech Startups: Is There a Fight?

The rapid rise of FinTech startups seems to be throwing some shade on the banks basking in the sun. As the payment technology evolves, FinTech startups are found to be more imaginative in making money handling easier for consumers. In fact, payment companies raised more than $1 billion just in...

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Payments

Ontario Systems embraces Payrazr - New BillingTree solution suite

- Ontario Systems offers Payrazr platform to allow clients to drive revenue with increased payment options - BillingTree to showcase Payrazr solution suite as silver sponsor at Ontario Systems’ PowerUp 2015 Conference Ontario Systems® has formally adopted and is now offering the new BillingTree® Payrazr™ payments suite. BillingTree launched the...

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Enabling Technologies

Handpoint Brings EMV to Next Gen POS in The US with New Investment

Handpoint, the award-winning Icelandic FinTech provider powering NextGen POS by offering enabling hardware and software, has announced its expansion to the US in the wake of the EMV liability shift with investment from Icelandic VCs Eyrir Sprotar and Frumtak. Handpoint makes it easy to deploy turnkey NextGenPOS with enabling software: a complete, cloud-based...

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BankTech

Monese: A Mobile Bank for Immigrants

Monese—a digital banking service that let users open a UK banking account on their mobile in minutes regardless of their citizenship—has launched following a three-month closed beta. Monese is a UK-based startup that basically targets immigrants who experience daunting tasks in opening a UK bank account as a foreigner. The...

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Payments

Mass Payments Made Easy for HotelQuickly by Partnering With Transpay

Transpay—a cross-border payment service focused exclusively on B2B/B2P transactions—will let payouts to Southeast Asia and Europe for HotelQuickly, a last-minute hotel booking app In Asia-Pacific. HotelQuickly is available in more than 250+ destinations in 15 countries across Asia-Pacific. Available in seven languages, the app enables users to make last-minute hotel...

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