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Island Pay Launches its first Caribbean Mobile Payment Solution in The Bahamas using Samsung technology

Island Pay, an electronic money mobile payment provider, will roll out the Contactless Companion Platform (CCP) – a digital cash service allowing consumers to load money onto cards, fobs and a range of wearable items.   The new service will allow Bahamians and visitors alike to make contactless payments between themselves or with Island Pay […]

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How can real-time payments be secured?

by David Worthington, VP, Payments at Rambus.  In today’s on-demand world, we expect to be able to spend, move and receive money instantly. For this reason, real-time payments (RTP), also known as ‘faster payments’ or ‘instant payments’, are gaining momentum globally. Accenture estimates that there are now 35 countries with real-time payment schemes in operation or under development. […]

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Going Dutch – can banks get a fair share in the age of open banking?

By Nigel Reavley, Head of Financial Services, FIME Open banking. In the last year or so, this concept has given Europe’s financial world a lot to grapple with. The implementation of some pretty historic legislation (did someone say PSD2?), and the entry of a number of agile new players, have seen banking and FS in Europe […]

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The Financial Services Community just got serious about identity

By Lina Andolf-Orup, Fingerprints.  I find myself sitting in Schiphol Airport, trying to switch off. But I can’t. As with everyone that went to Money 20/20 Europe, I’m exhausted. But I leave the show excited by the progress the payments community has made in the last year, my head still buzzing with the evolution in […]

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How banks can stay relevant in a changing world

By Elina Mattila, Executive Director at Mobey Forum.  Earlier this month, futurists and innovators from across financial services industry gathered at Mobey Day Toronto to explore the social, economic and technological forces shaping a new generation of banking consumers. Elina Mattila, Executive Director at Mobey Forum, recaps the key themes.   Much of the financial services […]

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CIPURSE Spec chosen for fare collection in Moscow’s Innovation Hub

Global technical association, OSPT Alliance, has reported that its open, non-proprietary CIPURSE™ standard has been selected for a new automated fare collection solution trial across Moscow’s Skolkovo bus route. The trial will provide a secure and cost-effective ticketing solution for travellers between Moscow City’s business district and the city’s famed start-up and innovation hub, Skolkovo. […]

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