Payments

Platform approach to solve the POS adoption problem, Poynt is an mPOS that accepts NFC, QR, and other Wallets as well

Osama Bedier, former head of Google Wallet, has launched PoyntOS, an Android platform which can be touted as the world’s first payment terminal operating system, empowering developers with amazing tools to build applications for merchants. Small merchants today use a multitude of solutions running on various devices including outdated terminals,...

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Blockchain

3 Bitcoin News that you Should take Notice of

Bitcoin, the popular virtual currency, is gaining traction in global markets as a new form of currency. An array of merchants supports Bitcoin including retailers, e-commerce sites, hotels, restaurants and many more. We already wrote about Governments and financial bodies who legally approve Bitcoin and are helping it gain momentum....

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BankTech

4 Banks that have Adopted the Concept of ‘Pop-Up Branch’

Financial institutions are using the concept of ‘Pop-Up Branch’ in order to test new permanent locations, provide low cost transactional support and implement special event engagement. In simple terms, these branches are kind of a “No-Teller” branch where there is more focus on implementation of new banking technologies to enable...

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Enabling Technologies

This Mobile Payments Company recently Raised $9.4 Mn in Verizon led Round

Flint Mobile raised $9.4 Mn in funding from Verizon’s investment arm, Verizon Ventures. It offers a smartphone-enabled payment service. The company has also attracted other investors like Digicel, Storm Ventures, True Ventures and Peninsula Ventures. Flint showcases itself as a competitor to Square Reader. It is a pure software-based service...

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Authentication & Security

Announcing the First LTP9 Leaderboards: Companies Leading the Way in Fraud and Authentication

Let’s Talk Payments is excited to publish the first ever leaderboard analysis of one of the most crucial elements of the payments industry - Fraud and Authentication. Considering the high degree of competition and the continuous innovation in this space, we have developed two separate LTP9 leaderboards for this category:...

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