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Mobile payments, Paytech

NETS launches prepaid card

November 22, 2022

Via: ThePaypers

Singapore-based payment services group Network for Electronic Transfers (NETS) has launched the NETS Prepaid Card, a ‘smart’ stored-value card for retail and transit. When purchasing the NETS Prepaid Card, no minimum age, income requirement, annual subscription fees, or credit checks […]


Banking Tech, Digital Lending and Credit

Metaverse of Entertainment Expected to Grow to Almost $29 Billion Driven by Consumer Spending by 2026, Study Says

November 15, 2022

Via: Bitcoin.com

The metaverse and its future adoption continue to be a matter of active research by market forecasting companies. A report issued on Nov. 11 by Technavio, a market research firm, has determined that the market size of the metaverse initiatives […]


Banking Tech, PayTech

Ireland is emerging as a global hub for payments

November 15, 2022

Via: FinTech Futures

With banks subject to higher regulatory requirements, fintech and payments companies are at the forefront of technological innovation in financial services. As such, the fintech and payments sector has grown at an unprecedented rate and spawned companies in verticals of […]


Mobile payments, Paytech

Checkout.com lands major paytech deal with Sainsbury’s

November 14, 2022

Via: FinTech Futures

The paytech says the first stage of its “long-term innovation partnership” is the roll-out of new till-free technology. It explains: “The new Checkout.com-enabled SmartShop functionality will allow customers to pay for their shopping without having to visit a till. Instead, […]


Blockchain, Crypto

Crypto Trading Platforms Deal With Massive Withdrawal Requests — Over $5 Billion in BTC, ETH Removed From Exchanges

November 14, 2022

Via: Bitcoin.com

A full week has passed since the start of the FTX fiasco, and it’s safe to say the event has shaken crypto investors a great deal. Metrics show that not only are exchanges dealing with some of the highest trade […]


Mobile payments, Paytech

Sensepass integrates Sezzle’s Buy Now, Pay Later

November 11, 2022

Via: ThePaypers

Israel-based mobile payments platform Sensepass has started accepting Sezzle’s Buy Now, Pay Later payment method. Dubbed the ‘Wallet of Wallets’, Sensepass is one, centralised hub that accepts any digital payment the shopper chooses, from credit and debit cards, to platforms […]


Mobile payments, Paytech

Dubai’s Pyypl lands $20m Series B as it eyes regional expansion

November 7, 2022

Via: FinTech Futures

The round saw participation from new international investors and 10 existing investors. The company is also considering reopening the Series B for further investment due to strong interest. Founded in 2017, Pyypl has raised nearly $40 million to date. The […]


Mobile payments, Paytech

EIPP and the mobile revolution in B2B payments

November 7, 2022

Via: FinTech Futures

Well, in today’s mobile age, you open your mobile banking or payments app, select the bill, opt for your preferred mode of payment, authorise the payment and boom… The payment is made! Now imagine the same scenario in a B2B […]


Banking Tech, LendTech

ANEXT Bank announces embedded financing programme

November 3, 2022

Via: ThePaypers

Singapore-based digital wholesale bank ANEXT Bank has unveiled its initiative to drive further industry collaboration to enable inclusive financing for SMEs. The initiative aims to improve and scale embedded finance for SMEs, making it easier for businesses to access financing, […]


Blockchain, Crypto

Meta to Trial Minting and Selling of NFTs on Instagram

November 3, 2022

Via: The Fintech Times

Meta explained it will initially test a range of new features with a small group of creators in the US. If successful, it plans to expand to more users and countries soon. Instagram’s aim is to integrate a full end-to-end […]


Mobile payments, Paytech, Retail

Amazon customers enabled to make payments through Venmo

October 26, 2022

Via: ThePaypers

Global retailer Amazon has announced that its customers will be enabled to make payments through mobile payments service Venmo on the former’s platform. The company stated that in its initial stage, the option will be available to select customers, and […]


Mobile payments, Paytech

Circle K taps The ai Corporation to support its B2B payments capabilities

October 19, 2022

Via: ThePaypers

Canada-based fuel and convenience retailer Circle K has chosen The ai Corporation’s (ai) payments platform aiEazyFuel to power its B2B mobile payments app, Circle K PRO. The partnership builds on Circle K’s transformation of its B2B payments offering and enables […]


Blockchain, Crypto

Report: Bankrupt Crypto Hedge Fund Three Arrows Capital Probed by SEC, CFTC for Possible Legal Violations

October 18, 2022

Via: Bitcoin.com

The co-founders from the troubled crypto hedge fund Three Arrows Capital (3AC) are reportedly being investigated by U.S. officials, according to anonymous sources cited by Bloomberg. The Bloomberg report says that while creditors claim 3AC owes them billions, the SEC […]


Mobile payments, Paytech

Samsung to launch Samsung Wallet in 13 new markets

October 17, 2022

Via: ThePaypers

Samsung Electronics has announced their plan to expand their Samsung Wallet offering to 13 new countries. In June 2022, Samsung announced that they had combined the capabilities of Samsung Pay and Samsung Pass into a new platform, Samsung Wallet, in […]


Mobile payments, Paytech

Chinese Digital Currency Transactions Exceed 100 Billion Yuan, Central Bank Says

October 14, 2022

Via: Bitcoin.com

People’s Bank of China Reports 360 Million Digital Currency Payments Transactions with China’s central bank digital currency (CBDC) exceeded 100 billion yuan in value ($13.9 billion) as of Aug. 31, 2022, rising from almost 88 billion yuan by the end […]


Blockchain, Crypto

Bitcoin Price Outlook for October — Strong Dollar and Fed Rate Hike Gives Bears the Advantage

October 10, 2022

Via: Bitcoin.com

Last week U.S. non-farm payrolls showed that 263,000 jobs were added to the U.S. economy in September, better than the 250,000 markets had expected. This data was positive for an already strong U.S. dollar, which has been one of the […]


Blockchain, Crypto

Can predictive analytics help traders navigate Bitcoin’s volatility?

October 10, 2022

Via: Fintech News

Bitcoin has experienced tremendous price volatility in recent months. Traders are struggling to make sense of these patterns. Fortunately, new predictive analytics algorithms can make this easier. The financial industry is becoming more dependent on machine learning technology with each […]


Blockchain, Crypto

Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: BTC, ETH Fall to 1-Week Lows, as Markets Prepare for Big Week of Data

October 10, 2022

Via: Bitcoin.com

Bitcoin started the week trading at a seven-day low, as markets prepared for a big week of economic data. BTC/USD slipped to a bottom of $19,162.31 on Monday, which saw prices drop below a key support point of $19,300. Since […]


Mobile payments, Paytech

Explaining the digital payment boom

October 7, 2022

Via: Fintech News

Like e-commerce, digital wallet use was affected by the pandemic. As shoppers sought contactless ways to pay in stores and shopped more online, digital wallets offered physical distance and convenience. Now, with new consumer habits in place after more than […]


Mobile payments, Paytech

EMVCo publishes specification for contactless and mobile payments

October 7, 2022

Via: ThePaypers

EMVCo has published a new specification to support the evolution of contactless and mobile payments and simplify global acceptance for merchants. As contactless and mobile transactions increase around the world, the specification addresses industry demand for an EMV contactless kernel […]