Banking & Finance

Atos launches three new services to enhance FinTech Partner program

Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, has announced three new initiatives to strengthen its global FinTech Partner program; FinLab, its cloud-based platform to facilitate the creation of new joint services; FinHub, a Fintech on-boarding program and FinNet, an insights and trends knowledge portal. Uniting FinTechs, InsurTechs and RegTechs with top Financial Services businesses, Atos […]

Dramatic surge in cryptocurrencies predicted for 2018

Article by: Scott Lester, CEO, Flixmedia 1. Cryptocurrency will emerge as a method of purchase The value of Bitcoin – perhaps the most well-known and widely used of cryptocurrencies – experienced a dramatic surge last year, with its value climbing from less than $1,000 to over $6,000. This will likely grow further still over the […]

Thales helps Saifu bring bank grade security to the cryptocurrency world

Thales, a leader in critical information systems, cybersecurity and data security, has announced Saifu, a payment institution created to make cryptocurrencies as accessible and easily managed as traditional currencies, is deploying Thales nShield hardware security modules (HSMs) to deliver cryptographic services that protect its online and mobile banking services. Saifu’s customers – who include businesses […]

HIVE Blockchain announces major expansion in Sweden

HIVE Blockchain Technologies Ltd. (the “Company” or “HIVE”), the leading publicly listed blockchain infrastructure company, has announced that it has entered into binding letter agreements dated December 13, 2017 with its strategic partner and major shareholder, Genesis Mining Ltd. (“Genesis”), the largest digital currency mining Hash Power provider, to significantly expand the Company’s digital currency […]

BlockEx launches YourBlock token pre-sale

BlockEx, a Digital Asset Exchange Platform, will manage token sale for YourBlock, a blockchain based data comparison and incentivised platform. From the 18th December – 15th of January, BlockEx is hosting and managing YourBlock’s token pre-sale. BlockEx is a Digital Asset Exchange Platform (DAxP). As part of its mission to offer the best digital assets […]

Clareti Transaction Control Banking contract win for Gresham Tech

Gresham Technologies plc, the leading software and services company that specialises in providing real-time transaction control and enterprise data integrity solutions, is pleased to announce a significant contract win with one of the largest financial services groups in the Nordic region. The bank will use Clareti Transaction Control (CTC) as part of a modernisation programme […]

Sapiens expands its digital division and provides digital solutions

Sapiens International Corporation, a leading global provider of software solutions for the insurance industry, with a growing presence in the financial services sector, has announced that it has expanded its digital division’s capabilities through the acquisition of (KnowledgePrice), a technology specialist with expertise in digital insurance services and consulting. Based in Riga, Latvia, privately-held […]

Wirecard enables fully digital mobile banking solution for Orange Bank

Wirecard, the leading specialist for financial technology, is the official partner of Orange Bank to provide mobile payment and banking services in France. Orange Bank has created a new all-in-one mobile banking and payment solution. It will provide customers with a bank account, a debit card, overdraft protection and an interest-bearing savings account. Furthermore, it […]

Arrival of the Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer

Artificial intelligence is when a machine mimics functions that human do such as sensing and learning, reason and infer, deciding and acting. As a technology, artificial intelligence can support use case such as chatbots, detecting fraud, cognitive document automation and others. As an example, Danske Bank, is using artificial intelligence to detect fraud incidents such […]

Seamless delivers contactless payment solution to Oney España

MeaWallet A/S (“MeaWallet”), part of Seamless Distribution AB, has signed an agreement with the Spanish specialised credit institution, Oney España (“Oney”) for delivery of MeaWallet’s proprietary technology for contactless card payments. The technology will be delivered as a managed service, integrating MeaWallet´s tokenization platform with Oney´s banking application. The solution will enable Oney’s clients to […]

Atradius Worldwide launches online credit management portal

Credit management specialist Atradius has launched a new credit management portal, Atrium, using Oracle technology. The digital platform enables companies worldwide to manage their credit insurance policies online, offering immediate access to information and enabling insured customers to apply for credit limits in real time. The new portal delivers a fast, simple, user friendly solution […]

Computop announces plug-in for international payment methods in Spryker

Computop, one of the leading payment service providers, has announced that it has integrated its payment platform, Computop Paygate, into the Spryker Commerce Operating System. Spryker Commerce OS, a new generation of commerce technology which enables permanent adaptation to customer needs by means of easy and flexible customer touchpoint implementation, already supports payment methods including […]

Norwegian bank to deploy MeaWallet payments system

Payments firm MeaWallet has signed an agreement with an unnamed Norwegian bank for the delivery of its Mea Token Platform. According to the firm, deploying the Mea Token Platform will enable the bank’s customers to make smartphone payments in store, in app or on line, via Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, Apple Pay and other methods […]

Dimension Data publishes its IT trends for 2018

Blockchain, together with artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics, and virtual and augmented reality, have the potential to deliver disruptive outcomes and reshape digital business in 2018. And companies that have not started the digital investment cycle are at high risk of being disrupted. This is according to the list of top IT predictions for 2018 […]

Testing digital technology to improve energy trading efficiency

‘Blockchain’ may sound cryptic, but the mystique is limited when it comes to what it could offer a company doing thousands of physical energy trades every year. Any transaction, whether it is of funds, services or commodities, needs a system that makes transfer of ownership secure, transparent and efficient. Such systems might be based on […]

Wirecard boost the launch of Orange Cash Joven in Spain

Wirecard, the leading specialist for digital financial technology and mobile payment, is now cooperating with one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators, Orange, to upgrade the range of functionalities available for Orange’s mobile wallet app, Orange Cash, in Spain. The new feature enables the use of mobile payment for teenagers up to the age of […]

Amsterdam Trade Bank announces agreement with MID-SHIP Capital

Amsterdam Trade Bank, a specialised financial institution focused on the entire spectrum of international trade finance, shipping and asset financing, have announced that it has entered into a cooperation agreement with MID-SHIP Capital LLC, a merchant banking firm based in New York, focused on delivering principal and investment banking solutions to the energy, commodities and […]

MSTS selected to facilitate IATA EasyPay system in 24 markets

Multi Service Technology Solutions (MSTS) has won a contract to a newly launched remittance service that modernises payments between accredited travel agencies and airlines. MSTS has been awarded 24 of IATA’s Billing and Settlement Plan (BSP) markets, and it will process payments in those markets by partnering with UATP, the airline-owned travel payment technical solution […]

eurotrade as Germany’s first WeChat Pay provider, thanks to Wirecard

Wirecard, the international technology company, is expanding its collaboration with eurotrade Flughafen München Handels-GmbH, a subsidiary of Flughafen München GmbH, in point-of-sale (POS) payment processing in order to offer WeChat Pay at the Munich airport. As a wholly owned retail subsidiary of Flughafen München GmbH, eurotrade operates some 70 shops at Munich’s airport. The premium […]

Diebold Nixdorf Software benefits Turkey’s VakifBank

VakifBank, a leading Turkish bank, is expanding the functionality of its self-service channel by introducing new software and cash recycling systems from Diebold Nixdorf, a world leader in enabling connected commerce for millions of consumers each day across the financial and retail industries. The bank is upgrading 400 automated teller machines (ATMs) with multi-vendor software […]