22 December 2014

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A group of Russian cybercriminals which specialises in gaining access to the internal payments networks of banks has stolen more than $18 million over the past six months.

Banking customers now handle more of their banking interactions, on average, via smartphones and tablets than through any other channel, says Bain and Company, which surveyed roughly 83,000 consumers in 22 countries to reach its conclusions.

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Apple Pay shows impressive early adoption

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Apple Pay has the ability to significantly transform the mobile payment space says ITG Research, on the release of figures which show that iPhone users were responsible for one percent of digital payment dollars spent in the month of November.

With the price of bitcoin continuing to crater, Silicon Valley-based crypto-mining outfit PeerNova has raised $8.6 million in funding to refocus its business on blockchain-based enterprise products.

The UK's Payments Council has committed to explore options for incorporating richer data sets alongside business and consumer electronic payment transactions.

British consumers are increasingly prepared to switch banks to access mobile payments, as anticipation for new ways to pay builds, according to new research from mobile payments company Zapp.

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