Global Payments Inc. (GPN), a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services, CaixaBank, Spain’s largest bank by market share, and Erste Group Bank AG, a leading financial services provider in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), announced today an agreement to form a joint venture to provide merchant acquiring and payment services in three core locations in Central and Eastern Europe: Czech Republic, Slovakia and Romania.
Abbyy, a leading provider of document recognition, data capture, and linguistic technologies, today announced that CaixaBank, one of Europe’s leading banks and Spain’s third largest financial institution, has chosen ABBYY FineReader Engine, in a new project to digitise 25 million documents from Barclays bank.
CaixaBank has become the first bank in Spain to create an application for the Apple Watch. The new app is now available via the Apple App Store and the bank’s own CaixaMóvil Store, ensuring that users can download it the moment the device is launched on the Spanish market.
In what it claims is a European first, Spain's CaixaBank has launched a mobile app that responds to voice commands.
Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), one of the largest worldwide providers of payment solutions, today announced the winners of its interactive wearable financial app hackathon, which took place on October 24-25, 2014 in Atlanta in collaboration with CaixaBank in Barcelona.
More than 120 app developers competed in the financial app programming marathon organised by CaixaBank, in partnership with the US firm Global Payments and the Barcelona Digital Centro Tecnológico.
Standard Bank of South Africa has become the latest financial institution to enlist IBM's Watson cognitive computing platform to help it make the most of customer data.
CaixaBank is to distribute contactless wristbands from all of its branches after issuing its first batch of the wearable payments technology to select customers over the summer months.
CaixaBank and Global Payments are to host a wearable financial app hackathon to be held simultaneously in Barcelona and Atlanta.
Innovation matchmaking platform Matchi has launched a global fintech innovation challenge, inviting aspiring startups to pitch working prototypes to a pool of global banks.
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