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Infographic: The Stats and Story Behind Bitcoin ATMs

Bitcoin ATMs seem to be becoming more and more popular around the world. CoinIQ has created this great infographic to have a quick look at some key Bitcoin ATM statistics.

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UK – New Zealand: A Fintech Bridge Too Far?

While Australia and the UK have established a “fintech bridge“, New Zealand fintech companies looking to expand into Britain and vice versa don’t yet have an equivalent link. Numerous New Zealand-founded fintech firms are eager to establish divisions in the UK in order to scale up their operations in Britain’s much larger market.

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Co-op Money NZ Thrilled by Passing of Credit Union Bill

Co-op Money NZ, the industry association, has welcomed the unanimous passing of legislation for improving New Zealand’s credit union sector.At the third reading of the Friendly Societies and Credit Unions Bill, it says its passing is a “significant milestone and endorsement” for the future of the sector.

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BBVA Launches Facial Recognition Payments

As reported in March, BBVA said it was developing methods based on biometric technologies to make checkout at stores “invisible”.At that time, it was already being used in cafeterias and restaurants at Ciudad BBVA – the complex of seven buildings that houses its headquarters in Madrid.

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HSBC to Invest $15-17 Billion in New Tech

HSBC is looking for growth again as it plans to invest 15-17 billion in new technology.

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Money20/20 Europe: Key Takeaways

As the payments sector hurtles along at breakneck speed, so Money20/20 Europe is a bellwether. Put 5,000 delegates from 85 countries in one place, give them 470 speakers across nine stages, and see where they head. This year, in its new venue of the RAI in Amsterdam, PSD2, privacy and cybersecurity were to the fore.

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Westpac Moves All Core Banking to Cloud as It Plans Total Transfer

Cloud transformation projects have proved cheaper and faster Westpac made the jump and moved all its core banking applicationsinto its brand new private cloud environment, which will allegedly make its development ten times faster and three times cheaper.

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Infographic: Card Fraud – Is Biometrics the Missing Piece of the Puzzle?

How can biometrics help conquer the new challenges presented by contactless card fraud? To illustrate, Swedish biometrics firm Fingerprints has created this cool infographic that shows how biometrics may be the missing piece of the puzzle.

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Infographic: How to Spot Cryptocurrency Scams

Theres been a lot of hype around cryptocurrency, especially when Bitcoin hit the 10,000 and 19,000 trading price in November and December last year. At the same time, unscrupulous individuals saw the popularity of Bitcoin as an opportunity to trick people into shady deals.

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Australia Pushes Ahead With Open Banking Reforms

The nation’s government plans to introduce open banking reforms from mid-next year. Unsurprisingly, the news was welcomed by fintech organisations. Stuart Stoyan, chair of industry body Fintech Australia, says it will be a game-changer for consumers and businesses and drive a new wave of fintech innovation and growth.

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Infographic: Crypto Kings

Bitfortune has put together a list of 15 crypto kingswho are making history with their engagement in the field of cryptocurrencies. Some of them earned a real fortune by investing in and trading with cryptocurrencies, while some of them are the creators of some of the most popular cryptocurrencies we know today.

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Draft of US Faster Payments Governance Framework Unveiled

In pursuit of a better payment system A group of payments industry stakeholders released a draft of the faster payments governance framework for the US Faster Payments Council (FPC), and is calling on the industry participants to comment.

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