With demand for friction free payment transactions, such as contactless payments, using cards and digital wallet, predicted to grow by 300% globally over the next five years, retailers need to diversify and reimagine the traditional point of payment in-store and online, according to a new report.
German-based digital bank N26, which is backed by Tencent and Facebook and PayPal investor Peter Theil, is to close 200,000 UK current accounts in April 'due to Brexit' - despite launching two years after the EU referendum.
Specialist insurer Hiscox has partnered with LeakBot, the smart water leak alarm, to provide its leading leak detection system to customers.
Laybuy, an interest-free ‘buy now, pay later’ payment platform, is partnering with WHSmith in the UK to bring a ‘buy now, pay later’ solution.
Neobanks, such as Monzo and Rovolut, are proving increasingly popular amongst consumers compared to traditional banks. New research looks at the rising appeal of the most popular 5 of these next-gen banks.
Bitcoin could nearly double in price by year’s end, according to a panel of fintech leaders convened by financial comparison website Finder.
Almost two thirds of employers (58%) hire staff based on potential, rather than experience or qualification, as demand for skills outstrips supply in the UK.
US lawmakers have criticised Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg about the firm's policy not to fact check political ads in the upcoming 2020 US election.
Experience analytics firm Contentsquare has launched a new analytics platform following its purchase of Clicktale earlier this year, letting brands assess revenue-generating recommendations for experience improvements using artificial intelligence.
Last month, new regulation came into force aims to better align payment regulation with new technology, with extra security requirements and protections. New research shows the disparity between consumers and retailers over the new PSD2 regulations.
Mastercard, Visa, eBay and payments firm Stripe have pulled out of Facebook’s embattled cryptocurrency project, Libra, following a similar move from PayPal last week.
Salesforce has announced new insurance-focused enhancements to its Financial Services Cloud designed to help insurers to build more personalised relationships with policyholders.
San Francisco, London and New York are leading the way for attracting financial technology investments such as blockchain and mobile payments, according to new research.
Jack Ma, the founder of Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba, has officially retired at the age of 55.
UK organisations are not innovating fast enough, and business leaders cite public nervousness as their main barrier to adopting emerging tech, according to new research.
The latest IPA Bellwether report has signalled a stalling of growth in UK marketing budgets, following what had been a more positive start to the year.
Ads viewed in high-quality mobile web environment are perceived 74% more favourably than the same advertisements seen in low-quality environments, according to a new study.
Facebook is to launch its own digital currency within the next year, saying its plans will deliver an "inclusive and open" financial ecosystem.
A year after the GDPR came into effect, a new study suggests many large UK businesses are struggling to process requests from customers who want to access the personal information stored about them.
Just over half (52%) of businesses have seen an increase in sales through the use of AI in marketing efforts, with many increasing their spend on the technology in the next htree years, according to a new survey.