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Will China control the global internet via its digital silk road?

Will China control the global internet via its digital silk road?

By PAUL TRIOLO AND ROBERT GREENE The “Digital Silk Road” (DSR) was introduced in 2015 by an official Chinese government white paper, as a component...
Rapyd Disburse launches with expanded global payout features,

Rapyd Disburse launches with expanded global payout features, supports gig economy and marketplace growth...

  Rapyd, a London-based Fintech as a Service company, is due to announce on Monday a major expansion of Rapyd Disburse, an industry-leading mass-payout platform. The...
JPMorgan extends banking services to crypto exchanges Coinbase, Gemini

JPMorgan extends banking services to crypto exchanges Coinbase, Gemini

JPMorgan Chase is extending banking services to bitcoin exchanges Coinbase and Gemini — the first time the nation's largest bank has accepted clients...
COVID-19 money worries impacting mental wellbeing

COVID-19 money worries impacting mental wellbeing

Money worries can have a negative impact on people’s mental wellbeing, and those with mental health problems can struggle to manage their finances ...
Report: 63% of APAC customers willing to switch to neobanks

Report: 63% of APAC customers willing to switch to neobanks

By Nick Forrester The era of digital banking is well underway in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region, and is set to accelerate in the next...
Why is cybersecurity essential amid coronavirus outbreak?

Why is cybersecurity essential amid coronavirus outbreak?

By Vivek Kumar The coronavirus disease has reached over 150 countries around the world and continues to disrupt the global economy, health, transportation, and political...
Weathering the perfect economic storm

Weathering the perfect economic storm

  In October 1991, somewhere in the North East of America, warm air from a low pressure weather system off the coast of Atlantic Canada...
“El 70% de las empresas confirma plazos de pago más largos en el sector privado, y el 28% en el sector público”, alerta la PMcM

“El 70% de las empresas confirma plazos de pago más largos en el sector...

Históricamente los autónomos, micropymes y pymes, eran los que más sufrían los impagos de sus proveedores, pero ahora son los que peor pagan...
How biometrics is taking cards to the next level

Contactless comes of age: How biometrics is taking cards to the next level

By Michel Roig Contactless payments are high on the global payments agenda. Consumers’ intent to use contactless more was demonstrated by our research studies both from 2017...
Fattmerchant and Womply Partner to help small businesses streamline Paycheck Protection Program applications

Fattmerchant and Womply Partner to help small businesses streamline Paycheck Protection Program applications

  Fattmerchant, a payment technology provider saving businesses time and money through its subscription-based model and fully integrated Omni platform, today announces it is licensed...

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How the finance industry can respond to cybersecurity threats in the post-pandemic world

How the finance industry can respond to cybersecurity threats in the post-pandemic world

 By Olga Polishchuk The COVID-19 outbreak has presented a formidable challenge to global government bodies, health organizations and citizens, but hackers view it as something else:...
Visa y Mastercard apuestan fuerte a tarjetas contactless: American Express, fuera de juego

Visa y Mastercard apuestan fuerte a tarjetas contactless: American Express, fuera de juego

Por Melina Manfredi Seguir La cuarentena obligatoria llevó a todas las personas a minimizar las interacciones sociales. De un día para el otro, los pagos digitales crecieron exponencialmente....
FemTech

Exclusive interview to Neha Mehta, Founder FemTech Partners

FintechNews (FN): How's diversity and inclusion in FinTech? Neha Mehta (NM): Things are changing for good, but we’re far from seeing these changes really impacting...