Trends

VIDEO: World Payments Report 2018 – Enabling the New Payments Ecosystem

The World Payments Report 2018 from Capgemini and BNP Paribas explores how emerging technologies can help banks become anchors of a new payments ecosystem and offer new value-added services to customers, including corporate treasurers.

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Report: Tipping Point for Mass Adoption of Blockchain-Based Global Payments Is Near

Ripple unveiled the findings of its first Blockchain in Payments Report in the keynote session on day two of Swell 2018. The report revealed the adoption of blockchain-based global payments is reaching critical mass this year, and organizations worldwide are already looking to incorporate digital assets into payment flows.

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The Future of Payments Is Autonomous and Invisible

Autonomous payments is the future state of payments – and banks, merchants, and payment vendors need to prepare now. Venture funding in this arena already exceeds 28 billion.

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10 Biggest Insights From PayThink 2018

Sourcemedia’s annual PayThink conference is always productive and informative, and this year’s event was no exception.

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Father vs. Son on Blockchain Trends: Q&A With Tim and Adam Draper

Just five months ago, billionaire venture capitalist ‘Tim Draper’ made a prediction that the price of one bitcoin will rise to 250,000 by 2022 . Even though the price has since fallen, Draper believes that bitcoin will bounce back. When the Silk Road collapsed in 2014 , the U.S.

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Five Reasons the Payments Business Is Ripe for Big Change

The wholesale disruption of the payments industry has finally begun. Major banks, credit card companies and financial giants have long controlled payments but their dominance looks increasingly shaky. Since 2014, investors have poured 130 billion into ground breaking technologies like Blockchain and mobile payments.

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The PYMNTS 2018 Summer Top 10 List

Almost 33 years ago, David Letterman introduced his singular innovation in stand-up comedy: the Top 10 List. It’s a matter of some confusion and debate about who first came up with the concept.

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Credit Card Trends and Usage Looking Favorable in 2018

Consumer confidence is nearing an 18-year high. Unemployment figures are at record lows. Retail spend is healthy, and expected to stay that way through the back-to-school and holiday shopping booms. Translation for credit card issuers? The swiping and spending continue.

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Top 5 E-Commerce Trends You Can’t Miss in 2018

E-commerce continues to evolve at a mind-boggling pace, which indicates an adoption of technological advancements and innovative strategies to stay ahead in the competition.

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Deloitte: The 6 Major Blockchain Trends for 2018

While the mainstream viability of cryptocurrency remains in question, one of the technologies that has emerged in its wake is primed to do big things. If you are interested in exploring what blockchain can do for your business or whether your startup idea can benefit from this versatile and secure technology, the prospects are rather […]

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Five Trends in Fintech to Watch

Consumers are embracing the idea of on-demand finance, or fintech, thanks to mobile and cloud computing. But don’t discount traditional financial firms.

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Bankers Extinguish Bill Gates’ Famous ‘Dinosaur’ Prediction

When rising technology star Bill Gates bragged in July 1994 that “banks are dinosaurs … we can bypass them,” it struck fear in the hearts and minds of bankers.

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