Orvium Announces Appointment of María del Carmen Pastor Sempere, Director of BAES Blockchain Lab, as Advisor

August 9, 2018         By: Payment Week Tallinn, Estonia– August 9th – Orvium, the open-source, decentralized platform for managing scholarly publications’ lifecycles and associated data, has announced that María del Carmen Pastor Sempere, Director of BAES Blockchain Lab, has joined the project as a strategic advisor. This announcement comes following the establishment of a partnership between Orvium and BAES Blockchain Lab. “I am excited to be joining the Orvium project, which is in a unique position to enable open access academic publishing, demonstrating the power blockchain technology has to recast…

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Mercator predstavio projekt ‘Rado imamo domaće’

Mercator je danas predstavio svoj novi projekat “Rado imamo domaće”, te male privrednike i njihove kvalitetne proizvode koji se već nalaze na policama Mercatora. – Sretni smo što svoju bogatu ponudu dodatno širimo sa vrhunskim proizvodima iz domaće radinosti. Danas imate priliku upoznati se i sa prva tri privrednika koji su se priključili našem projektu “Rado imamo domaće” i naravno, upoznati se sa njihovim proizvodima. Siguran sam da će ova saradnja uveliko pomoći malim domaćim  proizvođačima koji će u našim tržnim centrima dobiti atraktivan prostor i priliku za kvalitetan plasman…

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Mastercard, Wirecard Step Up Wearable Mobile Payments Partnership

July 20, 2018         By: Steven Anderson There was a time once when wearable tech was thought to be the future of technology. Some believed that the wearable device would ultimately replace the smartphone. Given how things look these days, that notion almost seems quaint, but wearable tech’s days aren’t done yet. A currently-existing partnership between Wirecard and Mastercard is poised to expand, and with it, drive new operations in mobile payments made via wearable devices. As a result of the expansion, Wirecard is being immediately brought to Germany by…

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C&A Associates Becomes ENACOMM’s Latest Distribution Partner for Providing Financial Institutions with Conversational Banking, Intelligent IVR and Fra…

July 18, 2018         By: Payment Week TULSA, OK – July 18, 2018 – Banks and credit unions are vying to win and retain customers and members by increasing the convenience and security of their customer service offerings. ENACOMM—a fintech company that empowers banks, credit unions and credit card companies with affordable solutions for improving the customer experience (CX), fighting financial fraud, and increasing operational efficiency—today released that C&A Associates, Inc., a leading provider of financial processing and asset management technology, is now a distribution and installation partner. C&A’s bank…

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EQT Acquires Saxo Payments Banking Circle

July 9, 2018         By: Payment Week EQT VIII and EQT Ventures, in partnership with Saxo Payments Banking Circle’s founders and other co-investors, to acquire Saxo Payments Banking Circle Saxo Payments Banking Circle’s unique banking platform enables cross-border payments with reduced complexity, time and cost EQT to support Saxo Payments Banking Circle’s continued growth by leveraging the entire EQT platform, including around 25 years of experience in future-proofing companies as well as accelerating hyper-growth businesses, deep TMT expertise, and a global industrial network The EQT VIII fund (“EQT VIII”) and…

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Americans Increasingly Getting Into Mobile Payments, Says Report

June 29, 2018         By: Steven Anderson It’s interesting, but while plenty of Americans have smartphones, their use of smartphones to make payments is actually somewhat behind the rest of the world. However, some new studies presented by The Economist suggest that this may just be a temporary issue, and that mobile payments in America are really catching on. One projection notes that, by 2022, contactless payments will make up about a third of all electronic payments in the US. What’s more, mobile payments will hit $282 billion by 2021,…

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