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Say Goodbye to PIN Numbers, SmartMetric Reports Increased Interest in Its Biometric Credit Card in the Age of Demand for No-Touch Solutions at the Checkout

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SmartMetric, Inc.: The Corona-19 virus has made dramatic changes to the way we work and play. Not surprisingly it has also impacted how we pay. Say goodbye to PIN’s and Signatures at the checkout The old and arguably very insecure PIN number used to verify the identity of a debit......
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REPAY to Acquire Integrated Payments Provider BillingTree for $503 Million

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Acquisition Further Expands REPAY’s Footprint and Provider-of-Choice Positioning in Healthcare, Credit Unions, and Accounts Receivable Management Repay Holdings Corporation, a leading provider of vertically-integrated payment solutions, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire BillingTree for approximately $503 million. The acquisition will be financed with approximately $275 million......
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Daily Fintech Series Roundup: Top Fintech News, Analytics and Insights

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FTS Daily Roundup starts today! We are covering the top updates from around the world. The updates will feature state-of-the-art capabilities in Fintech insights, Trending fintech news, Crypto, Fintech SaaS, Fintech Cloud, Analytics and AI ML. We will cover the role of FTS Daily Roundup and its application in various industries and......
Digital Payments Fintech News

Fintech Wirex Appoints Top Female Talent to Senior Marketing Role

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Wirex, a leading digital payments platform, has appointed Jenny Kong as the new Global Head of Marketing, where she’ll manage the Marketing team from New Zealand. The news follows her work co-founding the successful ‘Rising Women in Crypto Power List’ last year, and aligns with Wirex’s mission to show that crypto is open......
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PayPal introduces digital Foreign Inward Remittance Advice

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PayPal, a global leader in digital payments, introduced an automated process to obtain the monthly Foreign Inward Remittance Advice (FIRA). At a zero-cost, PayPal merchants will now be able to download their monthly digital FIRA issued by the bank by simply logging into their PayPal account. The fully automated process......
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Samsung Makes It Easier to Use Blockchain on Galaxy Devices With Support for Hardware Wallets

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Galaxy users can now import and manage all their assets for cryptocurrencies and DApps in one, easy-to-use and secure location Samsung Electronics announced that blockchain users can now manage and trade virtual assets from third-party wallets on Samsung Galaxy smartphones. The update makes it easier for blockchain users to access......
Digital Payments News

New Survey from Semafone Reveals Brands are Missing a Critical Step When It Comes to Omnichannel Payments

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With digital channels and social shopping on the rise, greater awareness for security and privacy measures for omnichannel payments is vital for improving consumer confidence Semafone®, the leading provider of data security and compliance solutions for call and contact centers, released data from its Omnichannel Payments Consumer Trust survey. The......
Digital Payments News

Tap to Ride! Monterey-Salinas Transit Becomes 1st in California to Offer Riders the Ability to Tap to Pay with Visa

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As part of a statewide initiative to improve and simplify the transit experience, riders who tap to pay will be guaranteed best fares for the trips they take In collaboration with Visa, Caltrans, Cybersource, Littlepay, and SC Soft, Monterey-Salinas Transit (MST) became the first transit agency in California to offer......
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QED Investors Announces $12 Million Fund for Seed and Pre-Seed Startups in Latin America

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QED Investors announced it closed a $12 million network-driven fund to support seed and pre-seed fintech startups in Latin America. “It is clear there is a massive gap in the market for pre-seed and seed investments throughout Latin America” Named Fontes, the Latin word for fountains, the fund will expand QED’s......
Digital Payments Fintech News

Global Payments to Participate in Barclays Emerging Payments and Fintech Forum

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Global Payments Inc., a leading worldwide provider of payment technology and software solutions, announced today that Paul Todd, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present virtually at the Barclays Emerging Payments and Fintech Forum at 2:40 p.m. EDST on Thursday, May 20, 2021. Interested parties can listen......