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UK’s Building Society Nationwide Updates Website by Moving to Microsoft Azure

Nationwide, one of the world’s largest building societies, has reportedly moved its member website to Microsoft Azure. The move, which was designed, built and released by Nationwide’s Cloud team with assistance from digital transformation consultancy Contino, aims to improve the robust security features of the… Read More

Backbase Teams Up with Blue Federal Credit Union to Enhance Members’ Retail and Business Banking Experiences

Engagement Banking technology provider Backbase has announced that it is teaming up with Blue Federal Credit Union, a credit union with head offices in Wyoming and serving communities across the Western United States, to “reinvent the digital experience for all of Blue’s retail and business… Read More

Artesian : DueDil Announces TechLabs London as its Microsoft Dynamics Integration Partner

Artesian : DueDil is pleased to confirm that it has teamed up with TechLabs London, a Microsoft Tier 1 Direct Cloud Solutions Provider. As mentioned in the announcement, this partnership will aim to provide seamless integrations between Artesian: DueDil and Microsoft Dynamics 365, enabling banking… Read More

Interac Chooses Microsoft Azure for Virtual Payments Solution Development in Canada

Interac Corp. has announced an agreement with Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) in order to use Microsoft Azure‘s cloud capabilities to securely manage the “continued growth of digital transactions, enabling greater innovation and ultimately faster payments.” As a key player in Canada‘s payments ecosystem, Interac has seen… Read More

Finastra Introduces Total Lending Home to Provide Access to its Lending Services via Single Entry Point

Finastra has introduced Total Lending Home, a Cloud-powered platform for deploying and managing the Total Lending suite of solutions. Lending products offered via the Total Lending Home portal reportedly include Fusion LaserPro, Fusion DepositPro, Fusion Compliance Reporter and ProSign Online, with more lending solutions to… Read More

Digital Transformation: Microsoft Azure Cloud Platform to be Used by Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce

The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) (TSE: CM), a multinational banking and financial services corporation headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, has entered a multi-year deal to use Microsoft Azure as its main Cloud platform. The partners noted in the announcement that Microsoft Azure should help… Read More

Australia based BNPL Fintech Zip to Allow Clients to Easily Purchase Microsoft Products

With changing consumer habits for digital purchasing and a significant increase in customer demand for Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) payment services in the Australian market, Fintech firm Zip has decided to join forces with Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT). Zip says the new partnership is designed… Read More

European Transactional Service Worldline Partners Microsoft to Enable Fraud Protection for E-Commerce Payments

Worldline (Euronext: WLN), the European leader in payments and transactional services firm, has teamed up with Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) in order to integrate Dynamics 365 Fraud Protection into Worldline’s digital commerce payments solution. Online fraud has increased considerably during the COVID-19 crisis and resulting economic… Read More

Identity Verification Provider Jumio Announces New Partnership With Microsoft

Jumio, a U.S.-based AI-powered end-to-end identity verification and eKYC solutions provider, announced on Monday it has joined forces with Microsoft for the rollout of its Azure Active Directory (Active AD) verifiable credentials to help provide self-service enrollment and fast onboarding of remote users. Jumio reported that… Read More

Paysafe Announces Multi-Year Global Deal With Microsoft to Support Strategic Move Towards Cloud-Based Transaction Services

  Integrated payments platform Paysafe announced on Monday it has formed a new multi-year, global deal with Microsoft to support its strategic move to cloud-based transaction services. Paysafe reported that as part of the collaboration, it is using Microsoft Azure’s open and flexible cloud computing… Read More

Microsoft Unveils Financial Services Cloud

  Microsoft announced on Wednesday the plans to release Microsoft Cloud For Financial Services. According to Microsoft, the Microsoft Cloud for Financial Services is an end-to-end solution designed for even the most complex control frameworks and regulatory requirements.  “By integrating existing and new capabilities in… Read More

U.S. Fintech Cleareye.ai Joins Forces With Microsoft for AI Platform

    Cleareye.ai, a U.S.-based fintech that operates a artificial intelligence (AI) machine learning platform, announced on Tuesday it has joined forces with tech giant Microsoft. Cleareye.ai reported that through the partnership it will use Microsoft technology to power its products, which includes its Paycheck… Read More

CBDCs: Modern Central Sandbox Introduced by EMTECH to Help with Testing Central Bank Digital Currencies

EMTECH has introduced its “pilot-ready” innovation and regulatory compliance platform, the Modern Central Bank Sandbox, which will focus on serving reserve banks that are planning to “streamline regulatory reviews,” work with innovators on emerging technology (EmTech), or safely test their Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC)…. Read More

US and Qatar Business Initiatives Now Valued at Around $200 Billion, Supported by Smart City Projects, Fintech, and Other Digital Technologies

The US-Qatar Business Council (USQBC), the Silicon Valley Forum and the Embassy of the State of Qatar in Washington DC recently held a discussion during a virtual event on December 8, 2020, titled “Qatar in Focus: Smarter Countries & Thriving Communities in the Digital Age.”… Read More

Adyen Announces Expansion of Microsoft Collaboration to Accelerate Payments Innovation Through the Launch of Adyen Network Token Optimization

Payments platform Adyen (AMS: ADYEN) announced on Thursday it has expanded its collaboration with Microsoft to accelerate payments innovation for both companies with the launch of Adyen Network Token Optimization. According to Adyen, the duo has been working together since July 2015, starting with European acquiring. Today,… Read More

Perspective: Institutional Adoption of STOs and Digital Assets in 2020

Back in December, I wrote a piece for Coindesk’s Year in Review 2019 entitled “Security Token Offerings Are (Finally) Set for Takeoff in 2020”.  This was before word of COVID-19 became widespread and before many of the cataclysmic events of 2020 were even imaginable.  Thus… Read More

Digital Transformation: Qatar Financial Center Regulatory Authority to Migrate Online Services to Microsoft Cloud

The Qatar Financial Center Regulatory Authority (QFCRA) recently revealed that it will be migrating its online services to the Microsoft Cloud in order to move forward with its digital transformation strategy. The move to Microsoft Cloud comes after the Middle Eastern nation’s Ministry of Transport… Read More

UAE’s Buy Now Pay Later Fintech Spotii to Support Business Growth with Microsoft AppSource by using its Network to Co-Market Services

Dubai’s Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) Fintech firm Spotii has officially launched on Microsoft AppSource, which is an app store and online marketplace for companies using various Microsoft products. Spotii’s digital platform allows fashion, beauty, and lifestyle retail outlets to provide more flexible payment plans… Read More

Major South Korean Financial Institution, Shinhan Bank, Launches Fintech Lab, Will Also Use ICONLOOP’s Decentralized ID Solution

South Korea based Shinhan Bank, one of the nation’s largest financial institutions, has established a Fintech lab in order to work closely with other IT and financial technology firms in other countries. Shinhan Bank reportedly began remodeling its Myeongdong branch building in order to set… Read More

Standard Chartered Announces Three-Year Strategic Partnership With Microsoft to Become Cloud-First Bank

Standard Chartered Bank announced on Monday it has formed a three-year strategic partnership with Microsoft to accelerate its plans to become a cloud-first bank. Standard Chartered reported that the partnership makes a significant milestone for its virtual banking, next-generation payments, open banking, and banking-as-a-service efforts…. Read More

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