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Digital Transformation: Philippines SEC to Accept Only Virtual Payments After Feb 2023

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in the Philippines revealed that it will be making a full shift towards all-digital payments by February 1, 2023. The general public residing in the Southeast Asian country will be using the eSPAYSEC that was introduced in March 2022,… Read More

Bahrain: Spare, Eazy Financial Services to Introduce Open Banking Capabilities

Spare, an open banking platform licensed by the Central Bank of Bahrain, has announced its partnership with Eazy Financial Services, a Bahraini Payment Services Provider that is focused on “specializing in POS and online payment gateway acquiring solutions to embrace opportunities in Open Banking.” The… Read More

BNPL in Australia: NAB Now Pay Later Now Live

NAB Now Pay Later is now live and “available for the 52,000 customers who pre-registered.” In a move to give Australians more control of their money, customers can now “apply for and use the bank’s new instalment payments product in their NAB app.” Customers can… Read More

Bank of America and UK Fintech Banked Ltd Expand Pay by Bank to Euro Currency Payments

Bank of America’s (NYSE: BAC) online payment solution, Pay by Bank, is now available for euro currency payments. Delivered in conjunction with Banked Ltd., this development follows the UK launch of Pay by Bank in February this year and “allows customers of e-commerce companies to… Read More

Karachi-based Fintech Safepay HQ to Go Live with Cybersource, a Product of Visa

Karachi-headquartered Fintech firm Safepay HQ is reportedly going live with Cybersource (a product of payments service provider Visa) in order to bring Pakistani merchants new ways to allow their clients to pay them online. Safepay is a payment service provider that has reportedly received pilot… Read More

Fintech Airwallex Introduces Online Payments App on Shopify

Airwallex, which claims to be a leading global Fintech platform, announced the launch of its Airwallex Online Payments App on Shopify. The Airwallex Online Payments App is “a payment gateway plugin that merchants can integrate on their online store to accept payments from their global… Read More

Google Pay with Adyen Enables Shoppers to Make Secure Online Payments

Google Pay with Adyen enables shoppers “to securely pay online and in-person using the cards stored in the Google account.” The integration is described as being “secure (supporting 3DS), ubiquitous (multiple currencies across many countries) and effortless.” Adyen has partnered with Google “for quite some… Read More

Canada’s Debit Network Interac Adds Backup Supplier After Massive Rogers Outage

Canada’s debit network Interac is reportedly adding a backup network provider after this past week’s large-scale outage at Rogers, which had left millions of clients unable to complete payments. In statements shared with Reuters, the company’s management noted: “We are adding a supplier (besides Rogers)… Read More

Payset Selects Banking Circle for Cost-Efficient International Payments

Online payments platform, Payset, is utilizing bank accounts from Banking Circle to offer fast, “low-cost” global payments. Providing customers with multi-currency accounts, pre-paid cards and currency exchange services, Payset helps businesses “hold, exchange and move money around the world quickly, effortlessly, and affordably.” Working with… Read More

SME Bank and kevin. to Offer Online Payment Options to Digital Commerce Businesses

SME Bank, the bank making life easier for small- and medium-sized enterprises, has teamed up with “next-generation” payment infrastructure provider kevin. in order to create an easy-access one-stop-shop for digital commerce business owners looking for a suite of online payment capabilities for clients, with payments… Read More

Kasheesh, a Platform that Splits Online Payments Across Multiple Cards, has Launched

Kasheesh, a “first-to-market” digital payment platform, allows people to split payment for online purchases “across multiple combinations of debit and credit cards in any way they want, without added cost or interest hikes.” As part of its launch, Kasheesh has also announced it has raised… Read More

NatWest Introduces QR Code-enabled Payment Requests for Business Banking App

NatWest recently revealed that it’s introducing a QR code-based version of its online payment service PayIt in order to help companies accept faster payments of invoices. Available within the NatWest Business Banking App and using PayIt as the tech backbone, the feature, called PayMe, allows… Read More

Digital Commerce: Bexs Pay Teams Up with Nubank to Serve Brazilian Consumers

Bexs Pay, which claims to be a “pioneer” in offering cross-border transactions, has entered a partnership in order to provide Brazilian consumers with convenient access to global products and services. Bexs Pay will, from now on, be responsible for transfers via NuPay, which is Nubank’s… Read More

GCash, a Philippines based Mobile Wallet from Fintech Mynt, Now Claims 60 Million+ Registered Users

GCash, a Philippines based mobile wallet that’s operated by Mynt under Globe’s corporate venture builder 917Ventures, recently revealed that it now has more than 60 million registered users and over 5 million merchants across the country. As noted in the update, GCash stated that that… Read More

TrustPay Introduces Sepa Instant Payments

TrustPay, a European provider of acquiring services and online payments solutions, has reportedly introduced Single Euro Payments Area (Sepa) instant payments – Euro transactions processed within a few seconds, regardless of time and day of the week it may be. The launch should  offer TrustPay’s… Read More

UK Retailers Losing Out on £4.3M in Sales Each Day as SCA Rules Block Non-Compliant Transactions: Report

Data from Barclaycard Payments, which handles £1 in every £3 spent on credit and debit cards in the United Kingdom, reveals that many online businesses are still “not fully compliant with the new Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) regulation – which became mandatory for all transactions… Read More

Fintech Airwallex Explains How they Make Accepting Apple Pay More Seamless

The team at Airwallex notes that as the global online sales continue to grow, “so do customer expectations.” Digital wallets such as Apple Pay are “becoming more popular, more secure — and without all the friction, more necessary for eCommerce success.” As noted in the… Read More

Nordic Fintech Challenger Lunar Introduces Payments Solution for Digital Commerce Platforms

Lunar, a Nordic-based Fintech firm, has introduced a solution to allow its business clients to accept and keep track online payments. Lunar’s solution is reportedly built into its business account and aims to address the growing digital commerce client base. Lunar’s business clients using a… Read More

European Fintech bunq Adds Features to Make it Easier to Manage Money

European Fintech challenger bunq notes that managing your funds has become even easier when using their platform. The team at bunq writes in a blog post that consumers do not want to spend a lot of time on money admin, because there are so many… Read More

UK’s Digital Bank Zopa Explains Why Online Payments are More Secure with their Credit Card

In line with industry regulation, online payments with the Zopa Credit Card are becoming a lot more secure, with the addition of “a new layer of security,” according to an update from UK’s digital bank Zopa. You may start noticing this change from 14 February… Read More

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