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Metro Bank to offer consumer loans via Zopa
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Metro Bank to offer consumer loans via Zopa

19 May 2015  |  4840 views  |  1 comments | 29 tweets | 21 linkedin

UK challenger bank Metro Bank is to lend funds to consumers via the online marketplace operated by P2P pioneer Zopa.

IZettle gets ready for Apple Pay with new contactless dongle
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IZettle gets ready for Apple Pay with new contactless dongle

19 May 2015  |  4579 views  |  0 comments | 15 tweets | 15 linkedin

Swedish mPOS vendor iZettle has commenced the global roll-out of a new hardware dongle for small businesses that integrates both Chip & PIN and contactless payments, and includes out-of-the-box support for Apple Pay.

MasterCard to face EU anti-trust probe - Bloomberg
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MasterCard to face EU anti-trust probe - Bloomberg

18 May 2015  |  3656 views  |  1 comments | 8 tweets | 8 linkedin

European anti-trust watchdogs are gearing up for another battle with MasterCard over the card scheme's fees, Bloomberg reports.

US banks bid to crack down on 'card cracking'
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US banks bid to crack down on 'card cracking'

18 May 2015  |  5602 views  |  2 comments | 8 tweets | 10 linkedin

US banks and law enforcement agencies are calling on consumers to be alert to an emerging scam, dubbed 'card cracking, which has so far cost the industry $11.6 million in stolen funds.

Queensland Police shame inept ATM thief
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Queensland Police shame inept ATM thief

18 May 2015  |  4044 views  |  0 comments | 3 tweets | 5 linkedin

Queensland Police have shamed a would-be bank robber by posting a comical video of a bungled ATM theft from a petrol station in Townsville.

Researchers build model to predict which delinquent credit card holders will pay up
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Researchers build model to predict which delinquent credit card holders will pay up

15 May 2015  |  5209 views  |  0 comments | 15 tweets | 11 linkedin

University researchers say that they have found a way to predict which delinquent credit card accounts will repay outstanding balances that is up to 50% more accurate than the scoring systems currently used by banks.

Barclays ditches dot com in favour of proprietary domains
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Barclays ditches dot com in favour of proprietary domains

15 May 2015  |  14771 views  |  3 comments | 32 tweets | 9 linkedin

Barclays is to ditch its dot com domains in favour of proprietary URLs ending in .barclays and .barclaycard.

JPMorgan staffer gets six years jail time for ID theft scam
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JPMorgan staffer gets six years jail time for ID theft scam

15 May 2015  |  7726 views  |  0 comments | 3 tweets | 3 linkedin

A JPMorgan teller who was part of an ID theft ring that stole $850,000 from bank customers has been sentenced to six years in prison.

'Social network for credit' Vouch raises $6 million
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'Social network for credit' Vouch raises $6 million

15 May 2015  |  4486 views  |  1 comments | 12 tweets | 10 linkedin

Vouch, a US-based startup that advances credit to customers on the basis of their social connections, has raised $6 million in Series A funding.

US proximity payments will rise, but slowly says Aite
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US proximity payments will rise, but slowly says Aite

15 May 2015  |  4048 views  |  0 comments | 7 tweets | 7 linkedin

The US retail m-commerce sector will be worth $536.5bn by 2020, from a base of $112.5bn in 2015, Aite Group is predicting in its new report entitled 'Mobile Proximity Payments: A Disruption in the Force'. It is predicting the specific mobile proximity segment will lag behind, however, reaching $487bn by 2020 from just $7.5bn now.

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