Singapore's OCBC Bank has opened its first e-commerce marketplace, 'mumstruly', offering a suite of products and educational features for mums-to-be and young mothers with small children.
Mastercard is looking to put its Vocalink assets to work, partnering Worldpay to push the 'Pay by Bank' app that lets British online shoppers bypass the card giant's own network.
Mastercard is forecasting a bright future for biometric technology, as new rules on strong customer authentication under PSD2 come into force across Europe.
PayPal's hugely popular P2P payments app Venmo is looking to conquer the high street through the introduction of a Mastercard debit card.
PayPal has agreed its second acquisition of the week, paying $120 million in cash for machine learning-powered fraud detection outfit Simility.
Finland's OP Financial is to make its Pivo mobile wallet available for contactless payments at Nets' 300,000-strong network of merchants, both instore and online.