Barclaycard says its customers are now spending £6.6 million per month on their contactless cards, as the firm celebrates the fifth anniversary of the introduction of the technology to the UK.
Person-to-person mobile payments service Paym will be rolled out by Britain's banks at the end of this month.
The UK is in the midst of a technology-led banking revolution as Brits shun branches in favour of their mobile phones, figures from the British Bankers Association show.
UK mobile commerce outfit Zapp says it is hopeful of bringing more major banks onboard ahead of its launch later this year but has still not gone public with any retail partners.
Barclaycard Business Solutions, in association with The Miles Consultancy (TMC), has today launched a new product, Fuel+, which could help companies cut an average of a quarter off their business fuel costs1 by improving the way they manage fleet fuel expenses.
Checkprint, part of the TALL Group of Companies, the UK leader in the provision of secure paper and payment solutions, has created and applied uniquely personalised two dimensional QR codes for children's medical research charity Sparks, which will save the organisation time and money.
Members of a criminal gang which attached devices to bank branch computers so that they could remotely control accounts and steal £1.25 million, have been found guilty.
Barclaycard US is giving women the chance to win $10,000 as part of a Facebook financial literacy campaign marking Women's History Month.
Barclays' Derek White has been named a technology ambassador by London Mayor Boris Johnson as part of a push to make the city the tech capital of the world.
The person-to-person mobile payments service being prepped by Britain's banks for a launch later this year has been christened Paym.
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