10 February 2016

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ANZ has followed in the footsteps of compatriot NAB with the launch of a new mobile payment service for Android smartphones, ANZ Mobile Pay, as the country's biggest banks continue their boycott of iOS rival Apple Pay.

Rich Ricci, formerly CEO of Barclays Corporate and Investment Banking, is the latest in a growing list of financial services grandees to lend their business heft to a disruptive technology startup, joining currency exchange freemarketFX as chairman.

WorldRemit raises $45 million

WorldRemit raises $45 million

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UK money transfer service WorldRemit has raised $45m in financing from TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC Corp. and Silicon Valley Bank, taking its total funding to nearly $200m.

Deutsche Bank has become the latest financial services giant to call on its industry to hug the hoard of upstart fintech rivals close, concluding that co-operation, not competition, is the wisest approach in the business-to-business payments arena.

PayPal CTO Barrese quits; replaced by company vet Shivananda

PayPal CTO Barrese quits; replaced by company vet Shivananda

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PayPal chief technology officer James Barrese is resigning, with his responsibilities being split between two company insiders.

Visa issues API to offer consumer control over card transactions

Visa issues API to offer consumer control over card transactions

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Visa is to provide bank card issuers with an API to enable customers to set spending controls, receive transaction alerts and temporarily suspend their accounts with an on/off feature.

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