Barclaycard is boosting its capabilities in the lucrative rewards market through the acquisition of payments and loyalty specialist The Logic Group. Financial terms have not been disclosed.
Barclays corporate customers will soon be able to log into their online accounts by scanning their fingers with biometric readers that use vein authentication technology from Hitachi.
Barclaycard and Orange are to kill off their Quick Tap contactless mobile payment service at the end of next month.
London-based Barclays Bank has selected McKinney, Texas, as the new site for one of the company's innovative technology centers.
Blackpool's famous donkeys have made London's tube network look like an ass by beating it to the contactless payments punch.
The UK Payments Council has brought in Barclays veteran Maurice Cleaves as interim CEO to guide the body as it prepares for a change of direction ahead of the introduction of a new payments regulator.
Financial data outfit Markit beat market estimates in its first set of reports as a public company, recording an 11% rise in second quarter revenues.
Barclaycard is bidding to increase the reach of its bPay contactless wristbands beyond payments by offering businesses customer behavioural data gleaned from the wearable devices.
Barclays is extending the reach of its Pingit mobile payments app by enabling Brits to send money to friends and family in India.
Barclays Stockbrokers is today launching Barclays Stockbrokers TV as an additional online educational resource for self-directed investors.
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