04 May 2015

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Steve Wozniak joins board of blockchain-tapping ATM startup

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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has joined the board of a new fintech firm promising to use the blockchain to overhaul the ATM market.

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Visa Europe opens innovation hub

01 May 2015  | 2 comments | 35 tweets | 20 linkedin

Visa Europe has launched an innovation hub, promising to help startups build payments-related technologies and services, with the best being rolled out to the card giant's member banks, retailers and consumers.

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Romanian police bust $15m cybergang

30 April 2015  | 0 comments | 7 tweets | 3 linkedin

Romanian police have arrested 25 people accused of being part of a cybergang that used cloned cards to steal more than $15 million in thousands of ATM withdrawals around the world.

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Malawi takes steps to create a digital payments ecosystem

30 April 2015  | 0 comments | 17 tweets | 10 linkedin

Plans to develop a payments infrastructure in order to address poverty and financial inclusion were announced at an event organized by the Government of Malawi with the United Nations Capital Development Fund’s (UNCDF), Better Than Cash Alliance and Mobile Money for the Poor initiatives.

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Goldman Sachs invest in Circle

30 April 2015  | 1 comments | 6 tweets | 7 linkedin

Circle, a consumer finance provider that allows users to make payments using digital currencies, has announced a new $50 million strategic investment round co-led by Goldman Sachs and IDG Capital Partners.

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Mobile corporate banking stalled by talent and budget shortfall

30 April 2015  | 0 comments | 13 tweets | 15 linkedin

The roll-out of mobile banking products for corporates is high on the agenda for most banks, but lack of in-house knowledge and budgets is inhibiting the industry's ability to go to market, according to research conducted by the bank-backed Mobey Forum

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