23 July 2014

Latest transaction banking news

Iress introduces Twitter market data service

8 hours ago  |  567 views  |  0

Fintech vendor Iress is promising to bring market data to the masses through a tool that allows people to request share process information through Twitter.

Amazon sneaks out wallet app

17 hours ago  |  2833 views  |  2

Amazon has taken another tentative step into the world of offline commerce through the launch of a mobile wallet app where customers can store loyalty and gift cards.

Swift signs more banks to KYC Registry

18 hours ago  |  1706 views  |  0

Interbank messaging network Swift has signed up another six major banks to its KYC Registry initiative as it gears up for a launch at the end of this year.

Ex-Google Wallet boss Bedier becomes PayRange director

21 hours ago  |  2044 views  |  1

Former Google Wallet chief Osama Bedier has turned up as a director at PayRange, a startup that builds dongles that can be attached to vending machines to enable them to accept mobile payments.

Westpac NZ trials HCE-based mobile contactless payments

22 hours ago  |  2021 views  |  0

Westpac has become the first bank in New Zealand to trial a host card emulation-based mobile NFC payments service.

BBA ponders Payments Council merger - Sky News

22 hours ago  |  1915 views  |  0

The British Bankers' Association (BBA) is investigating a merger with the Payments Council and the UK Card Association, according to Sky News.

Startupbootcamp names fintech accelerator startup finalists

21 July 2014  |  3978 views  |  0

A collection of 10 fintech startups from around the world have battled their way onto an accelerator programme run by Startupbootcamp.

ACI Worldwide seeks opportunities in CNP fraud protection with ReD acquisition

21 July 2014  |  2944 views  |  0

ACI Worldwide is to acquire UK-based payment fraud prevention outfit Retail Decisions (ReD) for $205 million in cash.

Monitise and IBM expand mobile commerce alliance

21 July 2014  |  3801 views  |  1

Monitise and IBM have strengthened their alliance, working together to push mobile banking, payments and commerce technology to financial institutions around the world.

Romanian cybercrime network dismantled

18 July 2014  |  3875 views  |  0

European authorities say they have dismantled a Romanian-dominated cybercrime network that used a host of tactics to steal more than EUR2 million.

UK banks face competition probe

18 July 2014  |  2795 views  |  3

Britain's competition watchdog is preparing an in-depth investigation into the retail banking sector in a move which could eventually see the country's high street giants broken up.

Funding running dry for payments startups as new entrants struggle to gain ground

18 July 2014  |  6564 views  |  10

Venture capital interest in payment industry startups appears to be on the wane as investors wise up to the difficulties of achieving scale in a complex, competitive market.

Facebook tests 'buy' button; Twitter buys CardSpring

18 July 2014  |  4066 views  |  0

Facebook has begun testing a 'buy' button which lets users purchase products advertised on the social network. Meanwhile, Twitter is also stepping up its commerce game, acquiring payments outfit CardSpring.

BBVA startup contest attracts 850 projects

18 July 2014  |  4403 views  |  0

A startup competition organised by Spanish bank BBVA has attracted entrepreneurs from 56 countries, showcasing 850 technology projects.

Turkey's TEB rolls out NCR video teller tech

18 July 2014  |  2649 views  |  0

Turkish Economy Bank (TEB) has deployed NCR Interactive Teller video technology in the lobby of one of its Istanbul branches, enabling customers to talk to off-site employees.

NY regulator sets out BitLicense plans

17 July 2014  |  3032 views  |  0

New York state's financial services regulator has set out the details of its planned 'Bitlicense' framework for firms dealing with virtual currencies.

US Treasury calls on financial sector to step up cybersecurity planning

17 July 2014  |  2623 views  |  0

A top US Treasury official has called on the financial services sector to step up its efforts to protect consumer privacy and critical infrastructures from the threat of cyber attacks.

Bank of Queensland apes hipster coffee shop aesthetic for new look branch

17 July 2014  |  2558 views  |  0

Australia's Bank of Queensland has unveiled the first of a new generation of bank branches, ripping out the counter and staid furniture in favour of a funky new design aesthetic.

Snapchat files payments-related trademarks

17 July 2014  |  3144 views  |  0

Photo sharing app Snapchat could be preparing a move into the payments arena, two recently filed trademarks suggest.

Visa takes on PayPal with Checkout button for Web and mobile payments

17 July 2014  |  7121 views  |  12

In its latest attempt to crack online and mobile payments, Visa has unveiled a system which lets virtual shoppers complete purchases with a couple of clicks.

Funding Circle raises $65m; adds former Wachovia boss to board

17 July 2014  |  3010 views  |  0

Funding Circle, a UK-based online marketplace for business loans, has raised $65 million in a series d financing round led by Index Ventures. In addition, the firm has added former Wachovia CEO Robert Steel to its board.

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