Samsung's long-awaited push into the UK market for mobile payments is finally over.
Banks across Switzerland are developing a standard operating system for all ATMs in the country, providing consumers with a common user interface and new capabilities for cardless transactions.
French retailer Carrefour is to begin the roll out of LyfPay, a new mobile app resulting from the merger of BNP Paribas-backed Wa! and Credit Mutuel's Fivory, which will enable customers to make instore and online payments with a single movement, send P2P money transfers, settle invoices and use loyalty points and coupons.
The People's Bank of China has set up a committee that will investigate the impact of fintech on monetary policy and financial markets as well as how big data and AI can be used for regulatory oversight.
Interbank co-operative Swift has launched an 'Information Sharing and Analysis Centre' to provide member banks with timely intelligence on the latest trends in cyber-security.
A host of board directors, chief financial officers and payments and technology heads from Europe's leading banks have confirmed their participation in the conference programme for the twelfth annual EBAday, taking place this year in Dublin between the 20th and 21st June.
Americans are embracing person-to-person payments, with more than a third now using services such as Zelle and Venmo to pay each other back, according to a Bank of America survey.
Mastercard, UnionPay International and Visa have introduced a standardised QR code for payments by mobile phone at merchant locations across Thailand.
Mobile-only banking platform N26 has partnered with Raisin to open access to savings accounts from banks across Europe.
Germany's Kreditech has secured a EUR110 million investment from online payment processor PayU.
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