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Payment Innovations in 2018 and 2019 Forecast and Trends

The state of payments is constantly evolving, and this past year has brought several major trends, which will impact the direction of the industry for years to come. These major developments also point to the trends we anticipate will be the biggest drivers in payments for 2019.

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Paytm, Facebook, Google, Amazon Vie for India’s $1 Trillion Payments Market

Mumbai: If you have been following the fintech journey, since the end of 2015 the next big boom was supposed to come from the lending business. However, it’s 2018 and the narrative still remains the same. The money continues to flow into credit business despite slow growth.

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East Asia’s Reigning Chat Apps Zero in on Home Turf

SEOUL/TOKYO/GUANGZHOU — Japan, China and South Korea’s dominant chat app operators are leveraging their huge domestic user bases to dive into fields like finance and mobility, finding overseas growth blocked by American social media titans.

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What Does Amazon Go Mean for the Future of Traditional POS?

Retailers especially those in the grocery industry are competing to decrease lines and make the shoppers experience as seamless as possible.

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Google Payment Expands With E-money License From Lithuania

Google Payment, a company owned by Alphabet Inc., obtained an e-money license in Lithuania, joining a growing number of fintech firms that have secured permission from the Baltic nation to offer financial services across the European Union. The license will enable Google to process payments, issue e-money, and handle electronic money wallets.

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Conversational Banking: Cognitive AI vs. Chatbots – Bankless Times

During the past year, several major financial institutions announced new conversational banking services driven by artificial intelligence (AI). While semantically true-a person says something and a bot responds-it’s worth digging a bit deeper into the technology behind those services.

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The Needs for APAC Banks to Reinvent Themselves

Consumer banking is rapidly changing in Asia-Pacific (APAC) and banks must reinvent themselves amid changing regulations, emerging technology, elevated client expectations and the entry of disruptive competitors, according to a new article series by EY. The banking and financial landscape is quickly evolving in the region.

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Ticketek to Start Accepting Purchases Through Google Pay API

Events giant Ticketek says it will offer Google Pay Payments API, which will be available to customers on its app and website from today.

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Corcentric on Myth-Busting Electronic B2B Payments Adoption

The payments industry has been talking about the digitization of B2B transactions for years, maybe decades, with not much of a nudge of that needle.

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StrongBox eSolutions and C&H Financial Services, Inc. Announce Healthcare Solution Partnership

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec 20, 2018–C&H Financial Services, Inc.

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Worldnet Report: Payment Innovations in 2018 and 2019 Forecast and Trends – The Business Journals

DUBLIN ATLANTA–( BUSINESS WIRE) The state of payments is constantly evolving, and this past year has brought several major trends which will impact the direction of the industry for years to come. These major developments also point to the trends we anticipate will be the biggest drivers in payments for 2019.

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The Future of FinTech According to Bain Capital Ventures’ Matt Harris

Matt Harris has been investing in FinTech companies since before the term was coined. He was initially drawn to the field partially due to the lack of attention it was getting 20 years ago.

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