MF head, Christine Lagarde, has suggested that the development of bitcoin and other digital currencies could make the global financial system safer, despite the ‘inevitable’ accidents
PayPal has combined PayPal Here with ebizmarts’ iPad-based point-of-sale solution, allowing Magento retailers to synchronise their online catalogues and in-store product suites and accept payments via the app.
Samsung Pay has added support for PayPal as a payment method for online and in-store transactions
Yolt has announced that it has reached 250,000 registered app users since launching in June 2017
Sthaler has provided Dankort with its Fingopay biometric payment technology to enable users to make payments using their fingers. Sthaler also said its biometric payment system is to be exported to three more EU countries by early 2019.
Brian Krebs, a security researcher, has found that criminals are using hundreds of groups on Facebook to advertise stolen credit card details and log-in details for hacked Amazon and Netflix account. Mr Krebs has identified around 120 groups, with more than 300,000 members, which appear to be dedicated to fraud, hackings and money laundering
iZettle has launched an e-commerce platform that will allow merchants to sell in-store, online and on-the-go
Mastercard has called on merchants, acquirers, issuers and other technology players to support the new EMVCo Secure Remote Commerce (SRC) framework
Wirecard has collaborated with Fitbit to provide contactless payments using Fitbit Pay, enabling all Fitbit Pay customers in Europe to make mobile payments at the point of sale using with their Fitbit Ionic or Fitbit Versa smartwatch devices.
Revolut has announced that it will launch of its service in Romania in May 2018