Banking & Finance

Company supports merger of Caiway and DELTA Brands in the Netherlands

LogNet Billing, the provider of modern billing solutions for service providers worldwide, has announced that the company has successfully unified the billing infrastructure and operations for the merger of Caiway and DELTA, two prominent Internet service providers whose brands are part of the Dutch telecom company, DELTA Fiber Netherlands. Caiway has been providing Internet, television […]

Two Polish FinTechs to offer banking and payment solutions globally

Braintri and iCompass, two leading Polish FinTechs servicing the world’s largest banks and payment institutions, have begun to merge and prepare a joint offer for the global financial sector. The merger will enable the two to further expand their products and reach out to foreign markets. Until the completion of the merger, both teams will […]

Google Pay is now available for all boon users in France

Wirecard, a global innovation leader in digital financial technology, is making its mobile payment solution, boon, available to download in the French Google Play store to tie in with the launch of Google Pay in France. As a result, according to Statista, more than 38 million Android smartphone users in France will benefit from a […]

Apple Pay coming to boon’s customers in Germany

Wirecard, a global innovation leader in digital financial technology, brings its German boon customers Apple Pay, which is transforming mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay that’s fast and convenient. Wirecard consequently drives forward the digitisation of payments to approach new consumers. As of now, the iOS boon app is available […]

Expert discusses cyber challenges for financial services organisations

It may seem impossible to combat cybersecurity risks when new products are being released into industry markets tenfold. We consider how financial services security teams can solve the basics of security. James Doggett, CISO, Panaseer, tells us why financial services organisations struggle to demonstrate strong control over their enterprise cyberhygiene, despite investing a fair amount […]

Financial services IT pros overconfident in machine identity protection

Venafi, a leading provider in machine identity protection, has announced the results of a June 2018 commissioned study titled Securing The Enterprise With Machine Identity Protection. Conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Venafi, the study examined the views of 116 IT security professionals from financial services and insurance organisations in the US, UK, Germany, […]

Research finds European banks are blind to new competition

A new report from Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work reveals traditional banks fear technology giants, such as Amazon and Google, more than FinTechs when it comes to market share. In the EU banking industry, simply becoming digital is not enough. Incumbent banks’ decision makers need to be able to read the major threats […]

Accelerating financial inclusion: VeriPark’s e-Wallet solution

As great, personalised customer experiences become the new normal for consumers, financial organisations recognise the importance of applying game-changing digital innovations. New services such as mobile wallets now come into play to meet the demands of banking customers, particularly millennials who want omnichannel consumer service available on the go, anytime, virtually anywhere. From this perspective, […]

Collibra empowers financial firms to migrate trusted data to the cloud

Collibra, a leader in enterprise data governance and catalogue software, has announced it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Financial Services Competency status. Collibra earned this designation based on its deep expertise helping financial firms quickly migrate and capitalise on trusted data in the cloud. Financial firms are accelerating their move to the cloud to […]

Portugal mandates B2G e-invoicing beginning in January 2019

Portugal is unravelling its plans to introduce mandatory e-invoicing from the beginning of next year. The Portuguese government has developed A Entidade de Serviços Partilhados da Administração Públic (eSPap); a platform to service electronic invoicing in public procurement. In preparation to fulfil the requirements imposed by the Directive 2014/55/EU, Portugal will take one step further […]