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Infosys and ABN AMRO announce partnership in Netherlands 

Infosys, a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, has announced a strategic partnership with ABN AMRO, the third largest bank in the Netherlands headquartered in Amsterdam. This partnership strengthens Infosys’ position as a leading technology and business process management provider across the mortgage services value chain, improving experience and operational efficiencies, and further enhances the company’s strategy […]

Wirecard wins high-fashion brand as new customer for digital payments

Wirecard, global innovation leader for digital financial technology, enables Alipay payments for high-fashion brand, Karen Millen, at the POS and online shop. As a result of the cooperation, Karen Millen stores in Europe can now accept China’s leading mobile payment solution. The fully digital solution is smoothly integrated into the retailer’s existing payment infrastructure via […]

Wirecard promotes unified e-Commerce for one of Germany’s leading optical retailers

Wirecard, global innovation leader for digital financial technology, has assumed responsibility for the entire payment processing in the e-Commerce shop of Apollo, one of the largest optical retailers in Germany. Wirecard ensures smooth payment transactions for Apollo in the background and enables customers to conveniently and flexibly order and pay for their spectacle frames, contact […]

Market Harborough Building Society announces MHR Analytics partnership

Market Harborough Building Society (MHBS) has announced a partnership that will see its manual spreadsheet reporting replaced by cutting-edge software. The society, which has held an established customer base for almost 150 years, will partner with data analytics and financial performance management provider, MHR Analytics, to streamline core processes and add value to its services. […]

Deloitte and ServiceNow announce new strategic agreement

Deloitte and ServiceNow, a leading enterprise cloud-based provider of digital workflows, have signed a new strategic agreement to accelerate organisations’ enterprise Digital Transformation. Announced at ServiceNow’s Knowledge 2019 conference in Las Vegas, Deloitte and ServiceNow plan to jointly develop, coordinate and bring to market new products, assets and solutions built on the Now Platform to help […]

Pure Storage offers expanded Storage-as-a-Service subscription across hybrid cloud environments

Pure Storage, the data solutions leader that helps innovators build a better world with data, has announced the expansion of its Evergreen Storage Service (ES2) to provide customers with a unified subscription model across hybrid environments. This allows organisations to leverage Pure’s best-in-class storage-as-a-service model on-premises, hosted and in the cloud, without the need to […]

Nuance voice biometrics to boost security at Santander

Nuance Communications, has announced Santander is making phone banking more seamless and secure through Voice ID, a system that leverages Nuance’s market-leading, fraud-preventing biometrics technology. Santander has deployed Nuance voice biometrics technology within its UK contact centre to authenticate customer calls. As part of the Voice ID system, customers will be invited to enrol and […]

How real-time data technology drives AI in financial services

Roshan Kumar, Senior Product Manager, Redis Labs, discusses the capabilities of Artificial Intelligence-driven solutions which are having an impact on the financial sector, helping it to propel innovation.  About 50 years ago, Barclays opened its first automatic teller machine (ATM) and changed the way we did banking. To this day, the ATM has been one […]

London on track to become global FinTech hub, new report finds

This year, London will be home to just as many FinTech ‘unicorns’ as current global leader San Francisco – according to a new report from global recruiter, Robert Walters, and market analysis experts, Vacancy Soft. Of the 29 FinTech unicorns* worldwide (*companies worth more than US$1 billion), nine are in San Francisco, while seven are […]

Attackers can access personal data and information in every online bank

In its recent report about the vulnerabilities in online banking applications, Positive Technologies experts assessed the security levels of online banks in 2018 and discovered that 54% allowed attackers to steal money. In addition to this, all online banks carry the risk of unauthorised access to personal data and other sensitive information. The analysis by […]

Curve creates AR Pay: pay using Augmented Reality technology

Curve, the FinTech startup that reinvented the card and lets you combine all your cards into one Curve smartcard, has successfully developed the first ever Augmented Reality payment technology. A video shows how the feature operates in real life. Dubbed ‘Project X’ within Curve office walls and developed by a discreet engineering team, the technology […]

Hackers move under the radar as banking trojans dominate

New analysis from Darktrace has shed light on the evolving cyberthreat landscape, providing insights into the changing behaviour of cybercriminals in 2018. The research unveils that hackers are seeking profits by using more stealthy tactics, including banking trojans and cryptojacking over traditional methods such as ransomware. The data reveals that the incidence of banking trojans, […]

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