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Quantum Leap: How will banks cope with tomorrows tech?

By Elina Mattila, Executive Director, Mobey Forum.  Last century, one of most dramatic changes to the banking ecosystem was the integration of digital technology, both with back office and customer-facing systems. Today, we are entering a whole new phase. Customer demographics are shifting as technologies evolve, giving rise to a digitised market dynamic and a […]

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How can Biometrics win the card fraud battle?

By Lina Andolf-Orup, Fingerprints. Fighting fraudsters is a complex and ever-evolving challenge. As consumers change the way they pay, fraudsters change the way they steal. For banks to keep up, these new battles require new tactics to minimize losses and reassure consumers. The rapid adoption of contactless payment cards has given rise to one such […]

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What can global acceptance standards do for merchants?

By Normand Provost, nexo standards.  The global payments market is deeply fragmented. With rapidly evolving technologies, new regulations and increasing globalisation, it can be hard for players to keep up. The answer to simplifying these complexities? Standardisation.   As it has done across a number of other industries, standardisation offers huge potential to deliver greater operational efficiency […]

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Payments as a Value Creator in the B2B Supply Chain

By Patrick Bermingham, CEO, Adflex.  A surprising number of big organisations still rely on traditional paper invoicing and BACS to pay their suppliers. While this approach has some advantages, the stretching of standard payment terms – particularly in embattled sectors like construction – is causing suppliers considerable pain. At first glance, this looks like the […]

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Mobile Scan-and-go Shopping: The Future of Retail is Now

By Julian Wallis, Retail Director at Rambus.   As brick-and-mortar retailers look to enhance the in-store experience to compete with the ecommerce giants, they must contend with the unprecedented challenges posed by decreasing revenues and escalating costs. But for those who invest smartly in the right digital initiatives, there are huge opportunities. For this reason, […]

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Bringing the Contactless Companion Platform to the worlds unbanked

In 2017, Samsung Semiconductor together with ecosystem partners ZeitControl, Smartlink, Ingenico and others introduced the Contactless Companion Platform to enable “digital cash for everyone”. The partners highlighted that one key for the success of contactless digital cash is the ability to address all social levels poor to rich, young to old, including the unbanked. According […]

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