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16/06/2017 Top News India's mobile wallet transactions up at $9 billion in 2017: Morgan Stanley - ETTelecom.com

India's mobile wallet transactions up at $9 billion in 2017: Morgan Stanley India's mobile wallet transactions up at $9 billion in 2017: Morgan Stanley NEW DELHI: New York-based financial services firm Morgan Stanley Friday said that India's mobile wallet transactions were up nine-fold in two years to reach $9 billion as of ...

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16/06/2017 Top News International Day for Family Remittances - The Phnom Penh Post

International Day for Family Remittances But the impact of June 16 – International Day for Family Remittances – is massive. From Asia to Africa from the United States to China, the financial pipeline of people transferring money to families back home is almost endless. In a country such as ...

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16/06/2017 Top News Dubai Economy launches mobile payment service | Zawya MENA ... - Zawya

Dubai Economy launches mobile payment service | MENA ... Developed within the framework of the Dubai Smart Government initiative, Emcredit has partnered with Noor Bank to build the payment service. - MENA ... and more »

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15/06/2017 Top News The 2017 Remittances Technology Innovation RemTECH Awards ... - PR Newswire (press release)

The 2017 Remittances Technology Innovation RemTECH Awards ... NEW YORK, June 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2017 Remittances Technology Innovation RemTECH Awards were announced today at the Global Forum ... Blockchain Solution Everex Nominated for Remittance Innovation ... AllCoinsNews.com (blog) all 2 news articles »

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15/06/2017 Top News Bitcoin and Ethereum dropping: Here's why cryptocurrency prices are crashing right now - Mic

Bitcoin and Ethereum dropping: Here's why cryptocurrency prices are crashing right now It's been a chaotic week for cryptocurrency traders: Prices for most of the hundred largest digital currencies, including bitcoin, fell precipitously on Thursday morning, many by 10% or more. As of 11:00 a.m. EDT, bitcoin prices had fallen more than 11 ...

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15/06/2017 Top News Costly cash transfers are the preferred method of sending money to Africa - Quartz

Costly cash transfers are the preferred method of sending money to Africa At least that's the case with immigrant families sending money from the United Kingdom, one of the largest sources of remittances in the world. Despite the availability of digital transfer models, the majority of remitters still prefer cash-to-cash ...

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15/06/2017 Top News Amazon India gears up to expand scope of digital payments service in India - Livemint

Amazon India gears up to expand scope of digital payments service in India Amazon India, which had applied for what is called a prepaid payment instrument (PPI) licence nearly a year ago, has got the go-ahead from RBI to launch its own digital wallet service, but it is not clear whether the company will launch a new payments ... Amazon India all set to launch digital payment platform Moneycontrol.com all 15 news articles »

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15/06/2017 Top News Top university under 'ransomware' cyber-attack - BBC News

Top university under 'ransomware' cyber-attack The university has warned staff and students of the risk of data loss and "very substantial disruption". University College London (UCL) is a "centre of excellence in cyber-security research", a status awarded by the GCHQ intelligence and monitoring ... UCL Ransomware Cyber Attack – Education needs educating about cyber security Computer Business Review University College London Suffers Zero-Day Ransomware Cyber Attack Silicon UK University College London: Suffers “Ransomware” Cyber-Attack COED (blog) all 17 news articles »

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15/06/2017 Top News Visa enhances payment experiences at official FIFA stadiums - EPR Retail News (press release)

Visa enhances payment experiences at official FIFA stadiums As a global leader in payment innovation , Visa is also collaborating with Russia-based Alfa-Bank, the Official European Bank of the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017, to introduce a Visa NFC-enabled Alfa-Bank payment band, which is available for 1,000 ... Visa Launches New Payment Methods For FIFA Stadiums PYMNTS.com Visa champions cashless payments at FIFA Confederations Cup Finextra all 369 news articles »

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15/06/2017 Top News 'We Don't Think There Is Any Money to Be Made In Payments Anymore,' Says Goldman Sachs Backed Firm - TheStreet.com

'We Don't Think There Is Any Money to Be Made In Payments Anymore,' Says Goldman Sachs Backed Firm Circle Internet Financial, a blockchain-based payments startup company which is backed by banking giant Goldman Sachs (GS) , on Thursday launched a no-fee international online money transfer service, Reuters reports. The service allows people in the ... and more »

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15/06/2017 Top News Goldman Sachs-backed fintech startup Circle wants to become the Alipay of Europe with social payment app ... - City A.M.

Goldman Sachs-backed fintech startup Circle wants to become the Alipay of Europe with social payment app ... Circle also plans to open source its technology called Spark, letting anyone create a fee-free digital wallet in an effort to create open standards and protocol for digital payments in a similar fashion to those established in the early days of the ... and more »

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15/06/2017 Top News MyCheck Granted Second Patent for Its Mobile Payment Technology - Hospitality Technology

MyCheck Granted Second Patent for Its Mobile Payment Technology MyCheck, a mobile payment platform provider to the hospitality industry, announced that it has been issued a second U.S. Patent No. 9,633,344 B2 related to the device, system and method of payment transacted through mobile payment applications.

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15/06/2017 Top News Circle Launches Fee-Free Blockchain-Based International Money Transfer - PYMNTS.com

Circle Launches Fee-Free Blockchain-Based International Money Transfer Goldman Sachs and Baidu-backed blockchain startup Circle have launched an international online money transfer service. The new offering will allow American and European consumers to send funds back and forth instantly and for free. The Boston-based ... and more »

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15/06/2017 Top News Georgia receives $115m in remittances in May 2017 - Agenda.ge

Georgia receives $115m in remittances in May 2017 Georgia received 24.2 percent more in remittances in May of 2017 than the same time period last year. The majority of remittances came from Russia, the United States and Greece. Last month Georgia received $37.8 million in remittances from Russia, $12 ...

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15/06/2017 Top News Elisa and Visma sign electronic authentication agreement - Telecompaper (subscription)

Elisa and Visma sign electronic authentication agreement Finnish company Elisa said it has signed an agreement with Visma concerning its authentication services, after the Law on Electronic Identification came into force last month. Technology company Visma is active in ERP, payroll and HR and CRM software, ...

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15/06/2017 Top News UWE Bristol reports 3D face recognition 'breakthrough' - Planet Biometrics

UWE Bristol reports 3D face recognition 'breakthrough' The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has teamed up with leading British facial recognition company Customer Clever on a new 3D face recognition solution. As part of a government-backed programme, joint funding of £170,000 has been ... 3D facial recognition project gets funding boost The Engineer all 3 news articles »

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15/06/2017 Top News MTN Zambia adopts aggressive approach to mobile money service - ITWeb Africa

MTN Zambia adopts aggressive approach to mobile money service MTN Zambia is working towards ensuring that all of its 5.6 million voice customers subscribe to its mobile money service. The company has introduced a number of incentives, including the micro lending service Kongola loans, to attract more subscribers.

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15/06/2017 Top News Goldman Sachs chips into debate as bitcoin market doubles - Interactive Investor

Goldman Sachs chips into debate as bitcoin market doubles The safest way to hold bitcoins is to keep them in so-called cold storage, which in its simplest form means writing the string of characters representing a coin holding on a piece of paper and storing it in multiple physical sites or in a digital ... and more »

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14/06/2017 Top News Goldman-backed startup Circle launches no-fee foreign payments service - Reuters

Goldman-backed startup Circle launches no-fee foreign payments service PARIS/NEW YORK, June 15 Blockchain-based payments startup Circle Internet Financial on Thursday launched an international online money transfer service that allows people in the United States and Europe to send money to each other instantly and at no ...

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14/06/2017 Top News BankservAfrica gears up to modernise the country's payments system - Moneyweb.co.za

BankservAfrica gears up to modernise the country's payments system But it's probably not evolving as fast as it should be, especially since there is major structural change taking place in the payment systems of developed countries around the world,” Hamilton says during the interview with Moneyweb at BankservAfrica's ...

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14/06/2017 Top News Cyber Threat Alliance Welcomes SK Infosec As Twelfth Member - Marketwired (press release)

Cyber Threat Alliance Welcomes SK Infosec As Twelfth Member "Bringing SK Infosec's expertise into the fold means we'll be able to continue to grow our collective pool of threat intelligence housed in our CTA Platform. As our membership grows, CTA will enable its members to better protect their customers, more ... and more »

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14/06/2017 Top News Raspberry Pi Malware Turns the Mini-Computer Into Cryptocurrency ... - Kasmir Monitor

Raspberry Pi Malware Turns the Mini-Computer Into Cryptocurrency ... If you are one of those people who use the default "Pi" username on Raspberry Pi, it is time to pay attention. Dr. Web, an anti-malware company, has now ... and more »

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14/06/2017 Top News EyeVerify Talks PSD2, Putting New Power in Biometrics - Payment Week

EyeVerify Talks PSD2, Putting New Power in Biometrics It's been clear for some time that biometrics represent one of the great protective measures of account security. Taking things we already keep on hand at all times anyway—our fingertips, eyes, and similar matter—and using these as the basis for ...

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14/06/2017 Top News What Is Apple Business Chat and Why is It Important? - HuffPost

What Is Apple Business Chat and Why is It Important? Apple Pay and Apple Pay Cash is the payment platform for Business Chat. Naturally, this would be the payment system and it is no accident that Apple Pay Cash was announced at the same time. I believe that Apple Pay Cash, and the ability to send low ...

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14/06/2017 Top News Cyber security and challenges - The Hans India

Cyber security and challenges Cyber security is concerned with making cyberspace safe from threats, namely cyber-threats. The notion of “cyber-threats” is rather vague and implies the malicious use of information and communication technologies (ICT) either as a target or as a tool ... and more »

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