FinTech

Samsung Facial Recognition

Samsung’s facial recognition not ready for mobile payments

25/04/2017(0)
Samsung Electronics’ facial recognition technology requires more than four years to be solely used for mobile payment, a source from Samsung and industry watchers predicted on Monday. Facial recognition ... Read More
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DTCC names four new members to Board of Directors

25/04/2017(0)
The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), the premier post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, today announced that four new members have been elected to its ... Read More
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VISA reports Net Operating Revenue of $4.5 billion

24/04/2017(0)
Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced financial results for the Company’s fiscal second quarter 2017, ended March 31, 2017. Fiscal Second Quarter 2017 Key Highlights: GAAP net income of $430 million ... Read More
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UN report: Social network payments now reach nearly US $3 trillion in China

24/04/2017(0)
Payments on messaging and e-commerce platforms set to increase China’s GDP by $236 billion by 2025, unlocking new economic opportunities for people and small businesses A new UN study ... Read More
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Bloomberg and Bats Europe combine for MiFID II reporting

20/04/2017(0)
Bloomberg and Bats Europe have today announced they plan to provide Bloomberg customers with the ability to use their respective Approved Publication Arrangements (APA) to fulfil MiFID II transparency ... Read More
Fintech

Fintech in the Middle East and North Africa is booming

20/04/2017(0)
Fintech startups in the Middle East and North Africa have raised $100-million over the last decade, yet 28% fail in their initial years, says a new report by business ... Read More
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Nasdaq launches FinTech investment program

20/04/2017(0)
Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ), one of the world’s leading providers of technology and services to the capital markets, announced today the launch of a venture investment program, Nasdaq Ventures,  dedicated to discovering, ... Read More
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SWIFT updates reference data service

19/04/2017(0)
SWIFTRef’s Bankers World Online query tool undergoes a facelift, adds improved search fields and simplified navigation for easier access to reference data SWIFT announces the launch of a significant ... Read More
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Ant Financial merged with HelloPay Group

19/04/2017(0)
Almost exactly one year ago, Alibaba announced its US$1 billion purchase of a controlling stake in Lazada, the largest online shopping and selling marketplace in Southeast Asia – and a gateway ... Read More
paypal

Payment processing provider to be acquired by PayPal

14/04/2017(0)
PayPal Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: PYPL) and TIO Networks Corp. (TSXV: TNC), a cloud-based multi-channel bill payment processing and receivables management company, today announced that, at the special meeting of ... Read More
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