How Tech Giants Took Over the Mobile Payments Market
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Facial Recognition in Payments: Evolution
In this article, Lets Talk Payments talks about the evolution of facial recognition in payments and financial transactions.
SoftBank to invest $1.4 billion in India's Paytm in bet on demand for mobile money
SoftBank is set to announce it is investing $1.4 billion in India's Paytm.
How Deloitte's Bitcoin Bistro Was Built - CoinDesk
Consulting giant Deloitte chats to CoinDesk about how and why it started accepting bitcoin in its Toronto office complex.
Hong Kong’s monetary authority unveils trade finance platform based on blockchain technology
Hong Kong appears set to burnish its credentials as a global trading hub, with its development of a proof-of-concept distributed ledger platform for trade finance using Blockchain technology....
How Fintech and Payments Innovations Will Disrupt Global Ecommerce
The safe movement of money across borders is having a revolutionary effect on how and where businesses operate.
Google Ventures Conducts First FinTech Investment - CryptoCoinsNews
Currencycloud, a London fintech world leader in cross-border payments, announced that it has raised £20 million from Google’s venture capital arm, GV.
PayPal buys TIO Networks for $233 million | TechCrunch
PayPal has agreed to buy bill payment management company TIO Networks for $233 million in cash. The deal will allow PayPal to gain access to a market of customers who pay their utility and cable bills at kiosks in locations like Rite Aid. This will help the company reach the “underserved” chunk of North Americans who are living paycheck-to-paycheck, some who even lack bank…
Google ends its Hands Free mobile payment pilot after less than a…
That’s kind of the thing about pilot programs – they don’t always result in a successful launch. Less than a year after beginning testing at select locations in the San Francisco Bay Area, Google is pulling the plug on its Hands Free payment system. The company notified users of the unceremonious wind down via email and a notification on its site. A week from yesterday, the program will be…
Airbnb is reportedly in talks to acquire an app that allows people to pool together money
Tilt's crowdfunding platform allows groups and communities to collect, fundraise, or pool money online so they they can make events and projects happen.
Blockchain Adoption Varies by Industry
Understanding of blockchain technology is uneven among senior executives at U.S. companies, according to the results of a recent Deloitte survey. The extent to which these executives grasp the potential of blockchain, are investing in it, and are prepared to deploy the technology differs considerably by industry.
Mogo Finance Technology Reaches Another Milestone Surpassing 350,000 Members
Jan. 16, 2017 /CNW/ - Mogo Finance Technology Inc. (TSX: MOGO / Frankfurt: MO0) ("Mogo"), one of leading financial technology companies, today announced that it has surpassed 350,000 Mogo members, an increase of approximately 58,000 from the 292,000 members reported at the end of Q3 2016.