22 October 2014

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The value of fintech-related mergers and acquisitions hit $10 billion in the last three months, with deals involving payments firms dominating, data from investment bank Berkery Noyes shows.

Nordea Bank is to take a EUR344 million impairment charge on its current IT systems as it embarks on a major project to rip and replace its core banking and payments platforms.

European startup Sign2Pay is hoping to crack the abandoned mobile commerce checkout conundrum with technology that lets customers complete purchases by signing their names on their phones' screens.

Office supply retailer Staples has become the latest firm to reveal that it is investigating a possible data breach that could leave customer payment card details at risk.

The Bank of England is coming under intense political pressure to provide a more detailed explanation of the ten-hour breakdown in the operation of the UK's high value payments system, Chaps, on Monday.

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Apple Pay launches

20 October 2014  |  1

Apple Pay enjoyed a relatively smooth launch in the US today, with customers of some of the country's biggest banks able to use their iPhones to make purchases at a host of bricks-and-mortar and virtual stores.

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