Digital charity box Pennies has teamed up with POS terminal maker Ingenico to make it easier for Brits to give money to good causes at the checkout.
Apexx, a fintech startup founded by former staffers at Zapp, Evo Payments and Xcordia, is launching in London with the goal of creating a transparent marketplace where merchants can browse and plug in to competing services from a network of acquirers and payment brands.
The ATM Industry Association has accused the anti-cash lobby of peddling "fake news" in a desperate attempt to promote the use of non-cash tech and card-based alternatives to drive financial inclusion efforts.
A cashless society is not only within reach, but is actively desired by a third of Europeans, according to research conducted by ING.
The son of a Russian lawmaker has been sentenced to 27 years in a US prison for hacking into retail POS systems and stealing millions of credit card numbers which he then sold on to other crooks.
Plastc, an all-in-one card and mobile app that promised to put an end to bulging wallets and revolutionise the way we pay, has filed for bankruptcy three years after launch without shipping a single product.
Mastercard is preparing to roll out biometric cards combining chip technology with fingerprints after getting the thumbs up from early-stage trials in South Africa.
InterContinental Hotel Group says that it has found malware designed to steal payment card details at around 1200 of its franchise hotels in the US.
A pair of enterprising American prisoners managed to steal enough spare parts from a work programme to put together two computers, which they hid in a closet ceiling and used for various escapades, including to apply for credit cards in another inmate's name.
Google has teamed up with several banks - including BofA - to let customers add cards to Android Pay from within their apps.
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