Person-to-person mobile payments service Paym will be rolled out by Britain's banks at the end of this month.
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.
Alessandro Hatami, digital payments and innovations director at Lloyds banking Group has been confirmed as the keynote speaker for the forthcoming Finextra Future Money conference, run in association with fintech accelerator space Level39.
Startupbootcamp is inviting fintech geeks to take part in a 48-hour, payments infrastructure-focussed hackathon in London next month.
The person-to-person mobile payments service being prepped by Britain's banks for a launch later this year has been christened Paym.
Europe's Startupbootcamp has opened a three-month fintech accelerator programme with support from multiple corporations, including Lloyds, Rabobank and MasterCard.
The CEO of TSB Bank has blamed an HP server failure for the meltdown which left Lloyds Banking Group customers unable to use debit cards and cash machines for several hours yesterday.
In a further step towards its goal of becoming the Best Bank for Customers, Lloyds Banking Group has this week introduced Talking ATMs across Lloyds Bank, Halifax and Bank of Scotland to make it easier for blind and partially sighted customers to withdraw cash and check balances.
Cardlytics, the global leader in Card-Linked Marketing, announced today that it will be launching a new programme with Lloyds Bank.
HSBC is Britain's most engaged bank on social media, using the likes of Twitter and Facebook to provide prompt customer service, according to research from IMGroup.
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