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09.21.17

Innovators’ Spotlight: SPENT Money

Rather than being top of wallet, SPENT Money wants to help consumers manage and earn rewards from what’s already there—at least for now.

09.20.17

JPMorgan Chase Goes in for the Bill with Digital Payments Platform

JPMorgan Chase has teamed with Bill.com, the largest digital business-to-business payments network in the U.S., for its new paytech platform.

09.19.17

UnionPay Taps Allied Wallet for Prepaid Launch in Europe

Allied Wallet, a Los Angeles-based provider of online payment processing, is partnering with UnionPay International to issue a UnionPay-branded prepaid card, the “first ever’ partnership of its kind in Europe.

09.19.17

Juniper: Apple Users Likely to Reject Facial Recognition

A new survey conducted by Juniper Research has found that more than 40 percent of iOS users in the U.S. consider themselves unlikely to use facial recognition as a payment security technology. This suggests that a core use case for the iPhone X’s main security feature may struggle to gain traction among consumers, the consultancy says.

09.18.17

InComm OLS, NBS Fuel Gift Card Growth with Gas Pump Integration

Consumers now will be able to use some gift cards to pay at the pump, thanks to a partnership with On-Line Strategies Services LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of InComm, and National Bankcard Services.

09.18.17

Viber Brings Good Vibes to Addiko Bank’s Chat Banking Payments

Austrian banking group Addiko has unveiled chat banking for its customers—the “first ever” Viber-based financial transaction service available in Croatia.

09.15.17

Blockchain and Bitcoin Roundup: JP Morgan Chase, Japan’s Regulator, Wish Finance

Arguments, exchanges and something getting launched. It’s our blockchain and bitcoin roundup, featuring Chase CEO Jamie Dimon, Japan’s regulatory plans and alt. lending.

09.14.17

Google Gets into Digital Payments Fray in India

Google is expected to launch a mobile payments app in India next week. Google Tez, which means “fast” in Hindi will reportedly support Android Pay as well as the government-backed Unified Payments Interface and other consumer payment services including Paytm and MobiKwik.

09.13.17

FinovateFall 2017: Best of Show Winners Unveiled

Meet the seven fintech innovators that grabbed the attention and the votes of FinovateFall attendees and walked away with this year’s Best of Show awards.

09.12.17

Nets Takes Real-Time P2P to Mobile Wallet Vipps

Nordic payments processor Nets has entered into a 3-year partnership with Vipps, a mobile payment application provider in Norway, to deliver instant P2P payments to customers of all Norwegian banks partnered with Vipps.