28 January 2015

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Swyp bids to replace wallets with a single card

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Swyp has become the latest startup to promise to replace the credit, debit, gift and loyalty cards in customers' wallets with a single card and app combo.

Former ING Direct CEO Arkadi Kuhlmann has launched a mobile banking service in Canada that promises to cater to "citizens of the world" through a multi-currency savings account.

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Citi global head of digital strategy voices bitcoin scepticism

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Speaking today at Citi's annual Digital Money Symposium event, Greg Baxter, global head of digital strategy at the US money centre bank, questioned the long-term economic viability of bitcoin as a global currency.

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Fed sets out faster payments options

26 January 2015  | 0 comments | 16 tweets | 14 linkedin

The US Federal Reserve has set out a series of options for speeding up the country's antiquated payments system.


Bitcoin price soars on Coinbase exchange launch

26 January 2015  | 0 comments | 7 tweets | 5 linkedin

Coinbase has launched America's first regulated bitcoin exchange, helping to push the crypto currency's price past the $280 mark.

E-commerce payment processor WePay has integrated with Google's Instant Buy API, a service that lets Google Wallet users check out in just two clicks on mobile and web without exposing their sensitive information to third parties.

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