03 August 2015

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Vodafone has teamed up with payments firm Powa Technologies to enable UK pay as you go customers to top up their credit via QR codes.

Deutsche Bank backs blockchain potential

31 July 2015  | 0 comments | 22 tweets | 12 linkedin

Deutsche Bank is the latest major financial institution to laud the potential of the blockchain, confirming that it is exploring the use of distributed ledger technology for everything from securities clearing and settlement to anti-money laundering registries.

MasterCard has shelled out $61 million to UK supermarket chain Tesco in the first of an expected wave of settlements by card schemes over interchange fee lawsuits lodged by British retailers.

London traders have been urged to start using contactless payments as part of a £20 million fund established by City Hall to regenerate the capital's high streets.

Will Uber be the Uber of banking?

30 July 2015  | 2 comments | 40 tweets | 31 linkedin

The Uber of banking might well turn out to be....Uber, as the darling of the startup scene ditches banking partner Santander to set up its own car financing arm.

MasterCard to connect Europe to Samsung Pay

30 July 2015  | 2 comments | 20 tweets | 14 linkedin

Samsung has struck a deal with MasterCard to connect European card issuers to the handset manufacturer's forthcoming mobile payments service.

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