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Ledger Investing

<b>What is Ledger Investing?</b><p>Ledger Investing provides an exciting opportunity for asset managers, pension funds, hedge funds, family offices and other …

Forget about banks buying fintechs — this deal happened the other way around

Shares in AIM-listed StatPro jumped 10% on news of the deal, which both the company and house broker Panmure Gordon called "transformational."<p>"It's a transformational deal for StatPro on really good terms," StatPro'sCEO Justin Wheatley told Business Insider.<p>"The deal provides StatPro with scale not …

Mergers & Acquisitions

Fueling the Gold Rush: The Greatest Public Datasets for AI

It has never been easier to build AI or machine learning-based systems than it is today. The ubiquity of cutting edge open-source tools such as …

Accenture Just Made It Far Easier For Businesses to Say 'Yes' to Blockchain

Accenture has developed software to help secure blockchains for businesses.<p>The consulting firm on Wednesday debuted a system that integrates the …

Blockchain

How Indian Banks Are Leapfrogging Global Counterparts in Collaborating With FinTech

The traditional financial service industry is in the midst of a digital transformation that is changing the façade of a century-old industry. New-age …

While #Banks simplify T&C's to ensure clarity, the likes of #Apple make it a 73 page mobile #experience http://t.co/iiz2IsPnow

Square Wants Its Staff To See The World Through A Barista's Eyes

Apple employees use iPhones; Twitter developers tweet. But how can a maker of credit card readers and cash register software get into the heads of its users?<p>For a piece of business-to-business technology, Square is unusually visible. While payroll processing systems and factory software rarely get …

Apple Pay TV ads from Chase will start airing today featuring pop band Bleachers

Chase is debuting their first commercial featuring Apple Pay. The ad stars indie band Bleachers, and features the group going through the day before …

Lending was one of the Biggest Segments in payments in 2013 & 2014

B2B, P2P (Peer-to-Peer), B2C lending have been the most sought after services for hundreds of years. Some segments, especially P2P is rapidly gaining …

Mobile Malware becomes a new Threat to Mobile Payments

The Mobile Cyber Threats report (a new joint report by Kaspersky Lab and INTERPOL) analyzed mobile malware data collected for over 5 million …

5 Coin-like Products in the Payments Space

The ever-increasing number of cards (credit, debit, prepaid) carried by an average person in her wallet is a real problem to solve. Companies like …

One Merchant Acceptance Infographic you can't Miss, Apple Pay vs Others

Despite Apple Pay’s many great features,many experts believe that Apple Pay needs bigger footprint in terms of merchant acceptance. We thought …

How BLE and NFC will Co-exist in the Near Future

<b>A l</b>ot has been said over the last one year about how BLE will kill NFC and vice versa, and there are many people supporting the dominance of one of …

Can you Predict the Rise and Fall of Bitcoin? - Lets Talk Payments

WePay Launches WePay Clear, Poised to Compete Against Services like Stripe

WePay is known for its payment services for marketplaces, crowdfunding platforms and other websites to enable online transactions. The company now …

Payments via Facebook Messenger might become a Reality soon

Andrew Aude, a Stanford computer science student, recently made revelations about payments as an in-app feature in Facebook Messenger. He used an iOS …

iWatch, iPhone 6, iBeacons, NFC, BLE, iWallet, Amex, Visa, MS, Merchants say Let’s Talk Payments

We might have received a clear hint that Apple is poised to launch an iWatch in the near future, maybe along with iPhone 6. Jonathan Ive, Apple’s …

Samsung wants to do its own Apple Pay soon

Samsung had NFC in its phones before Apple. It also brought some payment applications (like the Paypal app with biometrics in Galaxy S5) before …

Android Market Share at 85% Bodes Well for HCE

Does the Apple Pay token contain cardholder data?

Apple Pay could be a big deal for the payment industry because — besides all the other business and marketing considerations — it looks pretty attractive from a security point of view. Here’s why:<p><b>1. Two-factor authentication</b> on every transaction — “something you have” (iPhone) + “something you are” …

In 2014 $1.3 bn was invested in Payments Sector, says a new Report

Payments sector has been in news all around this year. There have been new product launches, acquisitions and many companies got funded. Investors …

How Many Mars Missions can the Payments Industry Afford?

<i><br>PS: Bill Gates once said that almost all forecasts are wrong. I have tried my best to get the best possible estimates.</i>

Is it Apple Pay vs. CurrentC now?

Analysts wonder whether ‘Apple Pay’ will change the market scenario? After all, Apple has a strong position due to its large user base, fantastic …

What is Apple Pay and why is it important?

<b>The Long Journey Of Apple Pay</b><p>There will be a great deal written and to be said about Apple Pay. Many even astute experts will assume that Apple just …

Thinaire comes up with a new Solution to Deliver In-Store Digital Coupons

Ready for NFC/Beacon Solutions from iPhone 6, Samsung and Others<p>NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coupon clipping just got a boost with …

Insights & Quotes from Day 1 at The Money Event

Yesterday marked the beginning of the Money Event and the CTIA Super Mobility Week. It was a great first day with 71 speakers and 15 sessions.<p>Some of …