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Goldman Sachs Could Create Digital Coin

Goldman Sachs could follow JPMorgan Chase in creating a digital coin, CEO David Solomon has revealed in an interview in which he also dismissed the threat of tech giants such as Facebook moving beyond payments into deposits.

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Mobile Payments Security: Seven Things to Make Users Happy and Let You Sleep at Night

By Andrew Gauvin and Iurii Oliiar, Freeport Metrics If your business relies on selling anything online, payment is central to your company’s success. A web security strategy is no longer enough – following are seven factors to consider when securing mobile payment apps. 1.

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Zero and i2c Join Forces

Source: i2c I2c, a leading global provider of digital banking and payments processing technology and infrastructure, is proud to partner with Zero, a financial technology company that enables consumers to experience the things they like about debit cards while instead using a credit card, to reimagine the traditional banking experience.

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Amex to Issue All US Payments Cards as Contactless

Source: American Express American Express (NYSE: AXP) has joined forces with North America’s largest public transportation agency, New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), to bring contactless payments to transit riders in New York City.

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PayPal Unveils Digital Commerce Platform

Source: PayPal There has been tremendous change in digital commerce in recent years and several things are transforming the next phase of global commerce. The dominance of mobile. The increasing pace of non-cash transactions around the globe. Online and offline commerce converging where online actions lead to offline purchases and vice versa.

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LatAm: The New Kid at the FinTech Table

LatAm is not traditionally considered a popular region for FinTech developments. With major headlines being hogged by China’s FinTech giants, America’s booming VC investment and the growth of open banking in Europe, it’s not hard to see why LatAm struggles to get a look in.

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Fanbank Integrates Mobile, Plastic Cards and POS for Full Commerce Automation

Source: Fanbank Today’s consumers expect options, convenience, the best price and a personalized experience every time, everywhere they shop. Small businesses, selling $3.2 trillion of in-person goods and services every year in the U.S.

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IBM Gets Banks Onboard for Blockchain-based Payment System

IBM’s blockchain-based real-time global payments network has begun rollout, with several banks also committing to issue their own stable coins on the platform. First unveiled last year, IBM Blockchain World Wire provide banks with a means to simultaneously clear and settle near real-time payments transactions across borders.

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The Battle for Real-time Payments Dominance in the U.S.

Since Fed catalysed the private sector to deliver real-time payment capabilities, there has been advocacy for the central bank backed, real-time payments (RTP) scheme. Many feel the lack of a ubiquitous RTP infrastructure has become a road block to innovation in financial technology and even created a competitive disadvantage for the U.S. economy.

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What Does Fintech Hold for the Future of Banking?

There’s a revolution happening in the banking industry right now. More and more institutions are moving towards digitalizing their services and improving their connectivity with their clients, and we’re already seeing some amazing results from that.

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The Battle for Real-time Payments Dominance in the U.S.

Since Fed catalysed the private sector to deliver real-time payment capabilities, there has been advocacy for the central bank backed, real-time payments (RTP) scheme. Many feel the lack of a ubiquitous RTP infrastructure has become a road block to innovation in financial technology and even created a competitive disadvantage for the U.S. economy.

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The Power of Partnerships: Trust, Data & Digital Identity

Ann Cairns, Vice Chair, Mastercard, speaks at Mobile World Congress 2019 about the importance of partnerships, Mastercard’s partnership with Microsoft, how they are using data in medicine and towards social reform, and what impact neobanks are having on the industry.

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