ABN Amro is looking to bring its popular Tikkie P2P payments app to the high street, trialling a system that lets people skip the checkout line and buy goods simply by scanning them with their phones.
Southeast Asian ride-hailing app Grab has obtained regulatory approval to launch its mobile payment service in Malaysia.
US online lender SoFi is gearing up to launch a cash management account early next year after inking a payment processing and debit card sponsorship agreement with WSFS Bank.
In an ever-expanding universe of connected, payments-enabled devices, Visa is looking to reassure consumers (and promote itself) with a "sensory branding" programme that will use sound, animation and haptic cues to signify completed transactions.
Starling Bank has hopped on to the Railsbank platform, providing a firm footing for businesses to issue UK bank accounts and access Faster Payments via the Railsbank Open API.
HM Treasury is offering £2 million to budding entrepreneurs who can develop an application that will enable Britain’s 11 million renters to record and share their rent payment data, helping to improve their credit scores and their chances of getting a mortgage.
European digital banking outfit Revolut is now letting its customers buy, hold and exchange cryptocurrency from within its app.
Nordea has become the ninth banking member of the we.trade consortium, which is building a shared platform that aims at making domestic and cross-border commerce easier for European companies by harnessing the power of distributed ledger technology.
Banking-as-a-service platform solarisBank has signed its first integration deal with a Tier 1 bank, providing instant digital loans to Moneyou, the online brand of ABN Amro.
Following in the footsteps of Walmart and CVS, Target has become the latest American retail giant to launch its own mobile payments service.
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