Thursday, May 25, 2017

LATEST NEWS

Banks should share financial data — to avoid being forced to

Banks in the US should get ahead of potential open banking regulation by building application programming interfaces now. Read more: www.americanbanker.com

Worldpay marks the PoC for VR payments

Researchers at Worldpay are investigating how shoppers can pay using a credit or debit card while remaining within a virtual environment. Read more: www.bankingtech.com

Japan lender Mizuho to launch FinTech venture

Japan's Mizuho Financial Group will start a venture next month to create new businesses using "FinTech," an executive said. Read more: www.reuters.com

Regulators as mystified by InsurTech as insurers

When it comes to the next wave of InsurTech in auto, insurance companies and regulators are just trying to figure it all out. Read more: www.insurancebusinessmag.com

Western Union digital service now live in 40 countries

Western Union earlier this month announced that it has further strengthened its global digital money transfer footprint with the activation of its 40th wu.com transactional website. Read more: www.mobilepaymentstoday.com

With all the focus on FinTech products, consumers are left out

Focus on products in the FinTech industry is over the top, and, as a result, the majority of consumers struggle to find financial products that address their immediate needs. Read more: bankinnovation.net

IZettle launches order-and-pay app for independent cafes

Intelligentpos by iZettle today launches Order & Pay, a mobile app that lets customers pre-order and pay for products prior to collection. Read more: fintechranking.com

Zopa to launch Innovative Finance ISA in June

Zopa has announced that it will launch its Innovative Finance ISAs or IFSA in June pending HMRC approval. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

Fiserv platform integrates cybersecurity for digital banking

FinTech provider Fiserv has announced a centralised, real-time cybersecurity platform designed specifically for online, mobile and tablet channels. Read more: www.mobilepaymentstoday.com

Global chat platform Kik to launch digital currency

Kik is launching a cryptocurrency or token called Kin that would enable customers to use a whole range of digital services. Read more: www.reuters.com
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