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Microsoft Throws Its Support Behind Blockchain

Partnership with R3 will use Microsoft Azure to help push forward acceptance of alternative currencies in the financial sector

6 years ago

UK Contactless Spending Limit Rises To £30

From today, you’ll be able to spend more money than ever before using contactless cards or Apple Pay

7 years ago

BNP Paribas ‘Testing’ Bitcoin For Currency Funds

Reports claim BNP Paribas is investigating using cryptocurrency for currency trading

7 years ago

Barclays Looks To Speed Up Mortgage Applications With Quick Scan App

Scan and Attach will help brokers process mortgage applications faster than ever before

7 years ago

Lloyds Cuts Jobs Amidst New Digital Focus

Over 9,000 jobs will be slashed and 150 branches closed under new strategy

8 years ago

Apple Pay Attracts 1m Subscribers In Just Three Days

Possible Alibaba partnership could help further reach of Apple Pay to Eastern markets

8 years ago

SnapDonate Lets You Give To Charity Via Your Smartphone

New image recognition app allows you to make donations from your device’s camera

8 years ago

Apple Pay Blocked At Two Major US Chains

CVS Health and Rite Aid disable Apple’s payment technology in their stores

8 years ago

UK ‘Biggest Market In Europe’ For Ecommerce – Klarna

Co-founder Niklas Adalberth tells TechWeek Europe that Apple Pay may not yet be the killer app

8 years ago

Mastercard Launches Fingerprint-Enabled Credit Card

Card provider teams up with Zwipe to launch new contactless payments method

8 years ago

Intel Makes Retail Payments More Secure With New IoT Security Tool

Intel Data Protection Technology for Transactions should mean fewer retailers run the risk of having customer data stolen

8 years ago

Tesco Tries Out Mobile Payment Shopping

Trial of PowaTag app available this week at Tesco's Dean Street Soho store

8 years ago

Twitter Users Can Now Send Money Via Tweets

New service currently available to any French Twitter users with a bank account

8 years ago

Zapp Teams Up With Retail Giants To Bring Mobile Payments To The High Street

New service will be introduced next year at Sainsbury’s, Asda, House of Fraser and many more

8 years ago

Facebook Gearing Up To Launch Messenger Payments Service

Images of upcoming service using Facebook's instant messaging service revealed by hacker on Twitter

8 years ago

Confirmed: eBay To Split Off PayPal

Split to be completed mid-2015, with American Express executive Dan Schulman becoming PayPal President and CEO

8 years ago

PayPal Moves Closer To Full Bitcoin Acceptance

New agreement follows similar announcement by subsidiary Braintree earlier this month

8 years ago

Sage Takes Its SMB Accounting Software To The Cloud

Sage 50 Accounts gets a new interface, Sage Drive support, two mobile apps and a subscription model

8 years ago

Operation Emmental Targets Banks That Use Two-Factor Authentication

Cyber criminal gang devises a new, complex method of hijacking SMS to steal money

8 years ago

European Central Bank Held To Ransom Over Stolen Data

Hackers steal partially encrypted records from an events website that belongs to the bank

8 years ago

Lloyds Banking To Lead Part Of Government’s Digital Literacy Efforts

Lloyds will teach SMBs and charities how to maintain a website and accept payments online

8 years ago

App Intelligence Is Just The Ticket For London Travel

As London buses say 'goodbye' to cash fares, travel and mobile payment apps will become increasingly important, predicts Tom Levey,…

8 years ago

New Malware Family Threatens UK’s Online Banking Users

A Remote Access Tool called ‘Dyre’ can circumvent encryption

8 years ago

Hacker Earns £365,000 Mining Dogecoin With NAS Boxes

This could be the most profitable illegal crypto-currency mining operation in history

8 years ago

The Isle Of Man Embraces Virtual Currencies

Local authorities promote the island as the perfect base for Bitcoin and Litecoin operations, say they can prevent money laundering

8 years ago

Hackers Raid DogeVault, Fate Of Customer Dogecoins Unclear

Some customers say their virtual wallets were emptied minutes before the website went down

8 years ago

Mt Gox Abandons Hope, Prepares For Liquidation

CEO of the bitcoin exchange Mark Karpeles has been replaced by court-appointed provisional administrator

8 years ago

Samsung Galaxy S5 Launches In The UK With Biometric PayPal Authentication

The smartphone is the first to offer universal mobile payments secured by fingerprints

8 years ago

Teradata Universe: “Data Enables The New Economy”

The future will belong to companies that make data-driven decisions and value the trust of their customers, says Hermann Wimmer…

8 years ago