ACI Worldwide is to recruit for 50 new jobs in Ireland following the opening of a European data centre in Limerick.
The forthcoming IPO of UK-based core banking supplier Misys is running into strong Brexit headwinds as its equity backers prepare to shear £1 billion off the anticipated value of the firm in response to volatile trading conditions.
Businesses in the UK could face up to £122 billion in regulatory penalties for cybersecurity breaches when new EU legislation comes into effect in 2018, says the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC).
Criminals blew up 492 cash machines across Europe in the first half of 2016, an 80% increase on the same period the previous year, according to figures from the European ATM Security Team (East).
Crooks have injected malicious code into 5925 online stores, enabling them to steal payment card details, according to a Dutch developer.
ABN Amro has moved to improve the way it serves startups by appointing a liaison from outside the bank to work with firms at a new Google-backed tech quarters in Amsterdam.
Nordea is abandoning Swipp, the Danish mobile payments JV it runs with local banks, and hitching its wagon to rival Danske Bank's MobilePay service.
Goldman Sachs' advance into the consumer banking market has stepped up a gear with the launch of online lending platform Marcus
Nationwide has taken the contactless card to the edge of space, conducting a payment from a weather ballon at 100,000 feet above the earth in temperatures of minus 30 degrees.
Icap has acquired UK regulatory reporting outfit Abide Financial for an undisclosed sum.
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