Santander has devised a new payments app for users of Transport for London's cycle hire network.
VocaLink has appointed a former aviation industry executive to lead a new regulatory unit which will lead the company's engagement with the new Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) and help navigate the firm through the changing UK payments landscape.
Mobile network operator Airtel has teamed up with Verifone Mobile Money to bring contactless m-payments to Ghana.
Visa Inc is in talks with European banks about buying back its former subsidiary Visa Europe for as much as $20 billion, according to Bloomberg.
Japan's Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp (SMBC) has come up with a high-tech answer to a low-tech problem: fitting out elderly employees with robotic suits to help them lift heavy stacks of cash.
One the eve of the annual EBAday payments conference, EBA Clearing has announced that the growing take-up of MyBank by consumers and businesses has started to translate into a significant uptick in the value of transactions initiated.
The UK's Halifax Bank is reporting "monumental growth" in mobile banking, registering a 100% increase in the number of logins via mobile in March 2015, as handheld devices far outstrip the desktop as the online channel of choice and convenience for consumers.
Sentenial, a provider of payment services to some of Europe's top banks, is to take advantage of EU regulations to set up its own 'disruptive' non-bank alternative for payment processing.
Fusion, Switzerland’s first fintech accelerator, is inviting applications from startups across the world to join a programme with the aim of creating a factory for innovation and leadership in Swiss financial services.
Robinhood, the Silicon Valley startup behind a no-commission stock trading app, has raised $50 million in funding and set its sights on an Australian launch.
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