01 April 2015

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New Zealand mobile wallet JV launches

9 hours ago  |  1813 views  |  1 comments | 5 tweets | 9 linkedin

Some of New Zealand's biggest banks and telcos have joined forces to launch Semble, a SIM-based NFC mobile payments service.

Mobile & online

Apple Pay users running into checkout problems - survey

18 hours ago  |  3703 views  |  4 comments | 10 tweets | 14 linkedin

Apple Pay may be boasting impressive adoption rates but two thirds of people who use the system have run into problems at the checkout, according to a survey from Phoenix Marketing International (PMI).

Payments

CBA unveils Albert tablet payment device

31 March 2015  |  2899 views  |  0 comments | 4 tweets | 8 linkedin

Commmonwealth Bank of Australia is making a move into the point-of-sale hardware market, teaming up with German tech firm Wincor Nixdorf and Ideo to launch a seven inch Android based tablet system dubbed Albert.

Wholesale banking

Snapchat posts sees RBS investment bank head ousted

31 March 2015  |  3974 views  |  1 comments | 7 tweets | 3 linkedin

Rory Cullinan has resigned as head of RBS' investment bank after a series of messages he posted on social media app Snapchat were published in the Sun newspaper in the UK, according to the FT.

Retail banking

Canada's D+H agrees $1.25bn Fundtech acquisition

31 March 2015  |  3259 views  |  0 comments | 5 tweets | 21 linkedin

Canadian financial technology firm D+H is to buy transaction banking vendor Fundtech for $1.25 billion in cash, subject to regulatory approvals.

Mobile & online

Westpac launches online SME tools

31 March 2015  |  2085 views  |  0 comments | 6 tweets | 6 linkedin

Westpac has launched a Live Online Lending Application (Lola) to help small to medium sized enterprises apply for loans and a MyBusiness Assist platform to help businesses plan, manage and finance their firms more easily.

Cards

MasterCard strengthens Silicon Valley outpost

31 March 2015  |  2466 views  |  0 comments | 4 tweets | 2 linkedin

In an effort to embed itself more firmly within Silicon Valley, MasterCard is relocating its emerging merchants team to its San Carlos Center of Excellence.

Wholesale banking

Sydney fintech hub opens

31 March 2015  |  2858 views  |  0 comments | 5 tweets | 3 linkedin

Australian EFTPOS outfit Tyro Payments is opening a fintech hub in Sydney where startups can rent deskspace.

Payments

Ex-federal agents charged with stealing Silk Road-related bitcoins

30 March 2015  |  2009 views  |  0 comments | 5 tweets | 3 linkedin

Two former federal agents have been charged with stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of bitcoin during the investigation of the Silk Road dark web marketplace.

Wholesale banking

RateSetter gets £20m investment

30 March 2015  |  2858 views  |  0 comments | 12 tweets | 7 linkedin

Peer-to-peer lender RateSetter has secured a £20 million investment from veteran banker Ken Costa, along with Woodford Investment Management and Artemis.

Wholesale banking

Santander Innoventures invests $5m in MyCheck

30 March 2015  |  3187 views  |  0 comments | 8 tweets | 8 linkedin

The Israel-based MyCheck is the first major investment to be announced by the Spanish bank's $100 million venture fund.

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