Mobile

GoTab’s phone-only point-of-sale  

GoTab’s new Phone Only POS (POP) fits in every pocket because it is just a phone (any phone, in fact) without the need for a card reader.  Benefits include days of battery life, an OLED display on a compact device, and the ease of use surpassing...

Richard Carter, the Founder of Lopay 

2024 will be the year tap-to-pay technology becomes truly embedded in the way small businesses and sole traders take payments.  Millions of people already manage their entire life through their smartphone, therefore, for mobile devices to become the...

Central Bank of Egypt issues new decrees to support the digital transformation strategy

Within the framework of Egypt’s Vision 2030 to support digital transformation, the Central Bank of Egypt’s Board of Directors issued a set of decrees that include exempting customers from all fees and commissions related to bank transfer...

Schwab launches thinkorswim ‘Guest Pass’ 

Schwab has announced the launch of thinkorswim Guest Pass, a programme that provides 30-day trial access to the thinkorswim trading platform suite without the need for a Schwab account. The firm also announced a new set of enhancements to the trading...

Revolut launches Mobile Wallets, allowing for faster transfers across the world 

Revolut, the global financial super app with more than 35 million customers worldwide, has launched Mobile Wallets, a new quick and easy option to sending money abroad.   Mobile Wallets redefines remittance experiences by offering a low-friction,...

Jaja Finance breaks into the near-prime credit card space   

Jaja Finance has opened up to applications from new customers to bring more competition and choice to the near-prime lending market, giving UK borrowers the chance to reclaim their purchasing power with the new Jaja Vanta Purchase Credit Card.  ...

Transforming remittances in Colombia

TerraPay partners with Nequi and contracts with Bancolombia to make remittance transformation happen. TerraPay and Nequi by Bancolombia (Nequi) have entered a landmark partnership designed to transform remittances for Nequi’s 17.5 million customers....

How are FinTech startups disrupting traditional banking and financial services?  

FinTech startups are revolutionising the financial landscape by leveraging technology to challenge traditional banking and financial service providers. Through innovation in areas such as digital payments, lending, wealth management and Blockchain...

HSBC UK issues urgent fraud warning against dummy apps 

The warning comes as the bank has seen a spike in the number of cases, with dozens of customers downloading a dummy app within the last couple of weeks. One of these fake apps is called ‘PDF AI’ which impersonates a genuine app with a similar...

Lisbon’s subway adopts the most convenient and advanced access system in the world 

Indra has made Lisbon one of the first cities in Europe in which travellers can access the subway with their own cell phone, bank card or smartwatch without having to purchase a ticket or pass beforehand, by applying the EMV (Europay-Mastercard-Visa)...

Paysend and RemotePass partner to offer instant payments to contractors globally  

  Paysend, the global card-to-card payments pioneer and RemotePass, the global onboarding and payroll platform, has announced a partnership to facilitate instant and more cost-effective transfers to international workers in 80 countries.  Through...

HID announces employee badge integration with wallet apps

The ubiquitous presence of mobile devices and digital wallets are pushing demand for more mobile access deployments in the region. HID, one of the world’s leading provider of trusted identity solutions, has announced it now offers companies the...