Payments

Smile und Mastercard lancieren Partnerschaft für den digitalen Zahlungsverkehr

Als erste Versicherung der Schweiz hat Smile ihren Kunden ermöglicht, die Versicherungsprämie per Kreditkarte zu bezahlen. Nun geht das InsurTech in Kooperation mit Mastercard noch einen Schritt weiter. Künftig werden Kunden, die ihre Prämie via Mastercard bezahlen, mit einem Cashback

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Facial Recognition for Payments to Be Used By Over 1.4 Billion People Globally by 2025

A new study from Juniper Research, “Mobile Payment Authentication: Biometrics, Regulation & Market Forecasts 2021-2025” has found that the number of users of software-based facial recognition to secure payments will exceed 1.4 billion globally by 2025, from just 671 million

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Making Central Bank Digital Currency Systems Interoperable for Cross-Border Fund Transfers

Around the world, central banks are accelerating their work on digital currencies (CBDCs) and exploring the opportunities these could bring to cross-border fund transfers. CBDCs are now a widely researched new form of digital central bank money that are starting

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PayPal Allows American Customers to Use Cryptocurrencies for Purchases

PayPal announced the launch of Checkout with Crypto, where US customers will be able to choose to check out with crypto seamlessly. Building on the ability to buy, hold and sell cryptocurrency with PayPal, customers using Checkout with Crypto can

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Rivero and Viseca Launch the First End-to-End Digital Chargeback Solution amiko

Rivero, a Swiss fintech company providing payments processing solution, has launched “amiko”, the first end-to-end digital chargeback solution. The solution was launched in partnership with Viseca Payment Services, an issuer and processor of Mastercard and Visa branded debit and credit

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BNP Paribas Launches Instant Payments for European E-Commerce Merchants

Token, a London-based open banking payments platform, and BNP Paribas, announced the launch of online payments service to combine the power of SEPA Instant and PSD2 APIs, two major initiatives from the European Payments Council. Developed with Token, BNP Paribas

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Fidesmo Launches Wearable Payments Service in Switzerland With Cembra

Swedish tech company Fidesmo is expanding its wearable payments service to Switzerland through a collaboration with Cembra, a Swiss provider of consumer finance products. This allows for customers with payment cards issued by Cembra to connect with wearables that support

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Fidor Solutions Partners SIA to Launch Instant Payments Service in Europe

Fidor Solutions, a subsidiary of Sopra Banking Software, has signed a partnership agreement with SIA, a European company in payment services and infrastructures, to launch its new instant payments service in Germany and in other European countries. With this agreement,

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SETL Hires Former SWIFT and Ripple Exec as Head of Payments

SETL, a London-based settlement and payments infrastructure provider, announced the appointment of Marjan Delatinne to its executive management team as the Head of Payments. Marjan will have the overall responsibility for growing SETL’s payments business, alongside its market infrastructure and

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PayPal Goes Galactic to Make Universal Space Payments a Reality

PayPal announced the launch of PayPal Galactic, an initiative that addresses the issues to help make universal space payments a reality. PayPal Galactic brings together leaders in the scientific community, including the SETI Institute and Space Tourism Society, to prepare

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