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Digital Transformation Trends 2020

Discover the future trends in digital transformation with this essential overview. What is in store for the future of digital transformation? To help you navigate this particularly rough and unpredictable sea, we have gathered the most essential trends facing businesses and organisations in the upcoming months.

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Five Million Consumers Choosing a Cashless Lifestyle

One in 10 UK adults, just over five million people, are choosing to live a largely cashless lifestyle, while debit cards continue to be the most popular payment method according to UK Finances latest Payment Markets Report.

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Bank Branches Will Go Down, but Won’t Totally Disappear

Filed on June 15, 2019 | Last updated on June 15, 2019 at 08.55 pm Bank branches will go down, but won’t totally disappear Guests during a seminar on fintech and blockchain hosted by ICAI Dubai Chapter on Saturday.

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The First Card for the Cannabis Industry; Amazon Launches More Cards

Columbia Care Launches First Credit Card for the Cannabis Industry Cannabis is now legal for medical use in 33 states and for recreational use in 10 states. However, the use and distribution of marijuana remains illegal at the federal level.

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Why Global Payments Buying Tsys Is ‘More Defensive Than Offensive’

Its the third mega-merger this year in the payments industry: Global Payments (GPN) is acquiring Total System Services (TSS) in a 21.5 billion all-stock deal, the companies announced on Tuesday.

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Online Banking System, Your Friend

When online banking hit in the 90’s, it revolutionized the sector and provided real benefits. Since its arrival on the scene, other forms of self-service, like phone banking and in-branch self-service kiosks have also been introduced, offering multiple automated channels.

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i2c and Fintech Firm Zero Team Up to Offer Hybrid Card Services

Digital banking and payments solutions provider i2c has partnered with fintech firm Zero to offer hybrid card services to customers. The collaboration will see Zero utilising i2cs SAAS payments platform to provide the debit card functionalities with credit card rewards.

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Which Payment Types Are Most Popular in 2019?

Which Payment Types are Most Popular in 2019? The way we exchange money is constantly changing. Coins and cash are becoming less and less prevalent, with touchless payment methods and others taking their place for further convenience and simplicity.

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4 Trends That Will Rewire the Inner Workings of the Fintech Industry

The past few decades have seen entrepreneurs sprinting to innovate and exploit outdated process gaps for riches. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.

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How Financial Services Disruption Continues to Create Opportunities for CIOs and CTOs

The term ‘fintech has been applied to describe the transformation taking place in the financial services sector across the globe. Traditional forms of payment such as cheques have been displaced by debit and credit cards. In turn, contactless payment and digital wallets will likely replace the cards.

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WSJ: Mastercard, Uber, PayPal Among Major Brands Backing Facebook’s Mysterious Cryptocurrency

Mastercard, Uber, Visa and Paypal are among the dozen-plus major companies backing Facebook’s secretive cryptocurrency Libra, which the social media giant is expected to formally announce next week, , citing people familiar with the matter. The fintech company Stripe, the travel booking platform Booking.

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Facebook Crypto Project Seals $10M Investment Each From Visa, Mastercard, Paypal, Uber

Facebook has allegedly sealed backing from over a dozen firms that include Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber for its soon-to-be-unveiled cryptocurrency project. The news was reported by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) on June 13.

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