Mobile Payments

Credit Suisse Adds Samsung Pay to its Mobile Payments Offering

Credit Suisse announced that by 30th April, its Swiss customers will be able to make payments using their Swisscard-issued credit cards. With this recent addition, Credit Suisse is expanding its mobile payment offering – which already encompasses TWINT, SwatchPAY and

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Transfermate Kauft Schweizer Devisen-Fintech Startup

TransferMate, einer der weltweit führenden Anbieter von grenzüberschreitenden B2B-Zahlungen, hat die Übernahme des Schweizer Devisen-Unternehmens Devisenwerk bekannt gegeben. Damit erhält TransferMate direkten Zugang zu einem der weltweit wichtigsten Finanzzentren. Sinead Fitzmaurice, Mitbegründer und CFO von TransferMate, sagte: “Wir freuen uns, diese Übernahme

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Credit Suisse to Begin Apple Pay Support this Month

Credit Suisse has reportedly reached a payment deal with Apple and plans to begin supporting Apple Pay on its credit cards in April. As of last summer, Credit Suisse could not find common ground with the tech giant, which was

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Parkgebühren nun auch in der Stadt Zürich mit Twint Zahlbar

Nachdem schweizweit bereits über 50’000 Parkplätze für die Bezahlung mit der TWINT App ausgerüstet sind, folgt nun die Stadt Zürich. Die Vorteile: Keine lästige Münzsuche und die Parkierenden bezahlen mit TWINT nur die tatsächliche Parkzeit. Ermöglicht wird dies durch die

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FIS Just Acquired a Forbes Top 100 Digital Company, Worldpay

Fidelity National Information Services (FIS) has just announced a merger with e-commerce and payments player Worldpay. The combined entity, which would inherit the FIS name, will offer enterprise banking, payments, capital markets and global e-commerce capabilities for both financial institutions

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Re-Thinking Transactions: The 2019 European Payment Summit

Now in its 17th edition, The European Payment Summit (EPS) will gather key policymakers, decision makers in the FSI, top-experts in payments and the transaction space and key stakeholders in the Hague (25 – 26 April). Regulation continues to play a vital

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Alipay Accelerates EU Expansion with New Luxembourg E-Money License

Alipay, the mobile and digital payments platform of Ant Financial, Alibaba’s financial affiliate, has been granted an electronic money license in Luxembourg as the service accelerates its expansion across Europe. The launch of the new Luxembourg licensed entity, Alipay (Europe)

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SwatchPay Comes to Switzerland, Enabled by Mastercard

Following a 2017 China launch, Swatch brings its NFC payments watch, stylised as SwatchPay to Swiss shores. In a collaboration with Mastercard, the “credit card watch” comes with an NFC radio chip hidden underneath the watch dial. Customers would be

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Surprisingly, Only 4% of UK’s Insurance Industry’s Payments is Fully Automated

A new white paper published by Banking Circle, has identified the stealth effect outdated payments processes are having on the insurance sector. The white paper reveals that out-dated and manually intensive collection and reconciliation systems are seriously undermining customer experience and profitability

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Immer mehr Schweizer zahlen per Smartphone

Ob an der Kasse, unter Freunden oder im Online-Shop: Mobiles Bezahlen mittels Smartphone und Bezahl-App ist heute vielerorts möglich, wurde bisher aber noch eher wenig genutzt. Mobile Payment ist mit monatlich etwa 1.75 Millionen Transaktionen (davon 1.02 Millionen über Twint)

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