BankTech

Technology Services Firms Building Blockchain Expertise

Banks have been exploring the multiple ways they can benefit from blockchain. And major IT service providers do not want to be left behind. They are investing and extensively researching into the various possible solutions that the technology could be leveraged into. Here is a list of IT companies that...

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BankTech

Why LatAm Banks Will Embrace FinTech

There is a technological shift happening in financial services around the globe and it’s asking some big questions about Latin America’s banking sector. From Silicon Valley to Madrid and Sao Paulo to Mexico City, financial institutions are partnering with a growing group of third-party specialists called FinTechs, or financial technology...

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BankTech

RBC Enables HCE-Based Payments in North America

The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), the largest bank in Canada, has become the first bank in North America to go live with host card emulation-enabled (HCE) payments. HCE allows customers to use any near field communication-enabled (NFC) Android phone to pay at a point-of-sale with the RBC Mobile app...

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Enabling Technologies

India Update: E-Commerce Refund in One Hour; Paytm Now Lets Students Make Cashless Payments and WhatsApp Moment in Financial Services

E-Commerce Refund in One Hour: The e-commerce sector is focusing on customer satisfaction by gradually adding new features to its services. The latest in the pipeline is instant refund. After Flipkart launched a same-day refund facility, competitor Snapdeal recently announced that it will refund buyers within one hour of receiving...

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Enabling Technologies

41 APIs Making Waves in FinTech

It won’t be wrong to say that APIs are powering some of the FinTech innovation engines. APIs are the answer to the question of how startups are able to build products faster these days. Most FinTech companies now float their products on cloud services so that they can access API...

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