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Payments trends 2020: Are you ready for the future?

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Real Time Visibility in Managing Alternate Payment Channels

Alternate payment channels have gone viral. Today’s consumers enjoy more purchasing options than ever before. Types of businesses have diversified, and technology has spurred new payment methods, including mobile wallets, tokens, and payment enabled wearables.

Payments Blog • 5 MIN READ

Payment transaction monitoring in a changing commercial..

It pays to keep up

The payments industry is experiencing rapid digital transformation, with more purchasing options than ever. And with the...

Payments Blog • 4 MIN READ

Bitcoin - a number guessing game

As a keen observer of the cryptocurrency craze that's happened in 2017 and will likely continue in the foreseeable future, it is important to have...

Payments Blog • 3 MIN READ

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The Blockchain More than Just a Ledger

The Blockchain is an innovation gaining wide spread attention in the payments & fintech world. It's often explained as being a distributed ledger, which is the "true innovation of bitcoin". This is a half-truth, by itself the 'chain of blocks' does not give rise to any benefits of a blockchain system, such as 'immutability'.

Payments Blog • 13 MIN READ

Apple Pay: 2.5 Years On - What's Changed?

As Apple Pay reaches its two and half year birthday, it's time for us to take a look at how well it's faring with both users and the payments industry as a whole. When it made its U.S. launch in October 2014, it reached a level of success that garnered widespread attention. You can't argue with the numbers: 2 million locations, 1,000 banks, and 5 million registered users. Perhaps it hasn't been quite as successful in all different regions like...

Payments Blog • 3 MIN READ

AI Method "Ava" Verifies the Audibility of Voice Recordings

New US financial regulations, such as the "Dodd-Frank" Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, have enforced many banks in the US, Europe, and Asia to look at ways that can be used to verify audibility and intelligibility of voice recordings. Such recordings contain the activities of traders, wealth brokers and contact center workers.

Payments Blog • 1 MIN READ

Is SEPA's Initiative for Instant Payments a Disruptive..

The Single Euro Payments Area has historically been a method of transferring payments between countries that use the Euro. Now it's attempting to evolve with a new initiative called 'instant payments'. As the name implies, it's a way of transferring funds almost immediately. For example, let's say that I wanted to send you some money. After initiating a transaction, the funds would appear in your account within a matter of seconds. This kind of...

Payments Blog • 3 MIN READ

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