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Mastercard launches biometric payments in Europe
By BBR Staff Writer
Mastercard has announced the European roll out of Identity Check Mobile, a new payment technology application that uses biometrics like fingerprints or facial recognition to verify a cardholder’s identity, simplifying online shopping.
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Bank of Lithuania teams up with Revolut for payments
By BBR Staff Writer
The Bank of Lithuania, during the FinTech conference taking place in Vilnius, signed a memorandum of understanding with Revolut, a UK-based financial services and payments company.
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Apple Pay rolled out in Russia with Sberbank and Mastercard
By BBR Staff Writer
Sberbank clients, holders of Mastercard cards, can now use Apple Pay, which will let them make secure and convenient contactless and online payments.
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Swift completes first phase of global payments innovation initiative pilot
By BBR Staff Writer
Swift announced that it has successfully completed the first phase of the global payments innovation (gpi) initiative pilot, clearing the way for the go-live of the service in early 2017.
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UniCredit to deploy Accenture’s payments-processing platform
By BBR Staff Writer
Accenture has announced a multi-year contract with UniCredit Business Integrated Solutions, the global service company of UniCredit, to implement a state-of-the-art Payments-Platform-as-a-Service (PPaaS) solution.
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Commerzbank, Wirecard partner to offer risk management for online merchants
By BBR Staff Writer
The Wirecard Group, a supplier of electronic payment and risk management solutions, has entered into a partnership with Commerzbank.
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FIME’s Japanese laboratory secures AMEX and EMV C-4 accreditations
By BBR Staff Writer
FIME has announced that its Japanese laboratory has achieved AMEX Enabled accreditation* for functional testing on contactless payment terminal kernels, in line with American Express’ Expresspay specifications.
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N26 selects Siri for money transfers
By BBR Staff Writer
Coincident with the release of Apple's iOS10, N26 now offers its users access to the new advantages of Siri and iMessage.
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Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Barclays team up to offer cross-border mobile payments
By BBR Staff Writer
Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Barclays have joined forces in a technology partnership that will transform the way people can move money between Australia and the UK.
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Barclays, Wave conduct first blockchain trade finance transaction
By BBR Staff Writer
British banking giant Barclays and Israeli start-up Wave have conducted the first trade transaction using blockchain technology.
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Erste Bank Hungary selects ACI Worldwide for retail payments solution
By BBR Staff Writer
ACI Worldwide has announced that Erste Bank Hungary (EBH) will utilize ACI’s market-leading UP Retail Payments Solution to drive continued growth across Europe.
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OT’s eSE certified by Visa, MasterCard for biometric-compliant payment
By BBR Staff Writer
OT (Oberthur Technologies) has announced that its embedded Secure Element, PEARL by OT, is the first eSE worldwide to be certified by Visa, MasterCard and Amex for biometric-compliant payment applets (VISA VMPA v1.4, MasterCard MCM v1.1 and AMEX v2.0), as well as by OSPT Alliance (CIPURSE V2) for urban transport applications and value added services.
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Union Bank of India rolls out Ucontrol for mobile based card control
By BBR Staff Writer
Union Bank of India, one of India’s largest public sector banks, launched Ucontrol, a first of its kind solution designed to give customers the convenience of controlling their credit card usage with a mobile application.
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HSBC Q2 profit plunges 40% amid slowdown in key markets
By BBR Staff Writer
Global banking giant HSBC has reported a 40% decline in its net profit for the second quarter of this year amid economic uncertainty in Britain and Hong Kong.
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MasterCard to buy VocaLink for £700m
By BBR Staff Writer
MasterCard has entered into an agreement to acquire a stake of 92.4% in UK-based payments technology firm VocaLink Holdings for about £700m.
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