BitTorrent

Standalone Zelle app comes to the Play Store

Various US banks added support for money transfers via Zelle over the last few months, but support is far from universal. Zelle is now available to …

Banking

Provincial bus franchises back via P2P

CLARK FREEPORT---After 24 years, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) has lifted the moratorium on the issuance of provincial bus franchises with …

Manila

NSA Spied on Early File-Sharing Networks, Including BitTorrent

In the early 2000s, when peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharing was in its infancy, the majority of users had no idea that their activities could be …

National Security Agency (NSA)

MasterCard tests cardless cash pick-up

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>MasterCard is testing MasterCard Cash Pick-Up, a mobile cash disbursement service that allows users to access cash from a participating ATM using only a mobile phone.<p>The …

Banking

Zelle to launch P2P mobile payment app

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Zelle, a bank-based P2P offering operated by Early Warning, is launching its long-awaited standalone app for both Apple and Android users on September 12. (It has been …

Banking

SceneAccess Torrent Tracker Shuts Down

SceneAccess (SCC) has been a respected and well-connected private BitTorrent tracker for more than a decade, but a few hours ago it closed its …

The 50 Free Apps We're Most Thankful For

Image: iStock<p>There is not shortage of free mobile and desktop applications available on the internet. Unfortunately, most of them are either rubbish …

Software

P2P Bitcoin Trading Slows in China, Booms in Hong Kong and South America

Markets and Prices<p><b>In recent weeks, Chinese P2P bitcoin trading has seen a significant reduction in trading volume. Transversely, Hong Kong and many</b> …

Cryptocurrency

Turo expands P2P car sharing by raising $92M, acquiring Daimler's Croove

Love cars? Climb in the driver's seat for the latest in reviews, advice and picks by our editors.

P2P

Former London derivatives trader becomes largest shareholder in Ireland's biggest P2P lender

A former London derivatives trader has become the largest shareholder in GRID Finance, Ireland’s biggest peer-to-peer lender.<p>Reech Corporations Group, which was set up former trader Christophe Reech, has invested €3m through its venture capital arm Odysseus Investments into GRID, which matches …

FinTech

eMarketer Releases Latest Estimates for US Proximity Mobile Payments

Over the past few years, the use of mobile devices for financial activities has expanded from simply checking an account balance to include other …

Banking

How Much Cash Do You Carry? See How You Compare

For many Americans, cash is not king.<p>More than three-quarters of respondents to a recent U.S. Bank survey said they never carry more than $50 in …

Banking

Australian Solar Panels Manufacturer Uses ICO, Crypto Tokens for P2P Energy Trading

Power Ledger, an Australian solar power panel manufacturing company expects the Blockchain to improve efficiency in the energy market by enabling …

Bitcoin

Digital peer-to-peer payments are the new norm

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Digital peer-to-peer …

FinTech

You Can Now Use Your Beep Card in P2P Buses Traveling Between Laguna and Makati!

IMAGE FACEBOOK/P2P Premium Bus Service<p>Good news! Commuters between <b>Laguna</b> and <b>Makati City</b> riding <b>TAS Trans’ point-to-point (P2P) buses</b> can now pay for …

Philippines

Apple iMessage use outstrips Facebook Messenger and Snapchat among US youths

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Apple’s native over-the-top (OTT) messaging app, iMessage, could be the most-used messaging platform for US teens, according to a comparative analysis by Fam messaging …

Facebook Messenger

Barclays adds Siri P2P payments

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Barclays now allows its UK mobile banking customers with iPhones to make voice-enabled peer-to-peer (P2P) payments using Siri, Apple’s voice assistant. To use the feature, …

Banking

6 Alternative Ways To Finance Your Business | Articles | Finance

Before diving into the nitty-gritty of business, you should have raised a significant (relative) amount of capital. It is not wise to start a …

FinTech

Everything Procurement Should Know About Payments: Procurement’s Role and P2P Case Examples (Part 1)

E-procurement is essentially what is sounds like. The same goes for e-invoicing, too. But when you add payments to the equation, things get …

Five places for Millennials to invest their money, other than property

Life sucks for an aspiring property owner right now.<p>You probably already know that the average price of a house in Australia ($656,800) is several …

Australian News

Customer Experience and Confidence in Digital Payments

<b>Dr. N. Rajendran – Chief Technology Officer, NPCI</b><p>Our country is riding on a new wave of digitized services and payments, signifying a …

Customer Experience

Starz Vows to Take ‘Legal Action’ Against Man Who Showed His Face After Streaming Last 3 Episodes of ‘Power’

The leak of new “Power” episodes follows a similar leak from HBO’s “Game of Thrones.” (Starz)Fans eager to see more fallout from Greg’s murder on …

African-American News

City watchdog readies to launch a crackdown on peer-to-peer lending

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is readying to launch a review of peer-to-peer (P2P) lending, with the aim of standardising practice between …

FinTech

Your Social Media Apps Want to Help You Send Money

<b>BRAVE NEW BANK</b> This NerdWallet series delves into what’s new in retail banking and what’s in it for you. We explore some of the surprising things in …

Banking

Dether, World's First P2P Ether Network to Be a Game Changer for Ethereum Mass Adoption

<b>Bitcoin Press Release:</b> <i>Ethereum smart contracts powered Dether empowers users to buy Ether with cash and spend it at physical stores.</i> <b><br>August 4, 2017,</b> …

Bitcoin

MyBit Blockchain Platform Is on a Mission to Unlock Billions in IoT Revenue

Bitcoin Press Release: The Ethereum blockchain based P2P investment platform, MyBit enables investment and automatic distribution of revenues …

Bitcoin

5 Questions To Ask Before Using A Peer-To-Peer Mobile Payment App

It’s never been easier to split the bill with your friends — from “Venmo-ing” $20 for a birthday gift or Facebook messaging $12 for your share of …

Banking

Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund invests in risky peer-to-peer lending platform from China

Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, GIC Pte Ltd has reportedly invested a whopping $220 million along with other investors in Dianrong – a …

FinTech

Cryptocurrency exchanges leave, what’s next?

<b>Dangerous market players</b><p>It will be silly to discuss for the hundredth time the incident with the BTC-e. As result we know that old methods of …

Singapore's GIC leads $220 million funding round for Chinese P2P lender Dianrong

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese peer-to-peer lending platform Dianrong has raised $220 million from Singapore sovereign fund GIC Pte Ltd [GIC.UL] and other investors to fund R&D in China and potential ventures elsewhere in Asia.<p>Other investors in the funding round included CMIG Leasing, a unit of …

China