Tuesday, October 27, 2020


ATMIA hits out at ‘anti-cash’ financial exclusion lobby

The ATM Industry Association has accused the anti-cash lobby of peddling "fake news". Read more: www.finextra.com

Pennies partners Ingenico to bring digital charity boxes to checkout

Digital charity box Pennies has teamed up with POS terminal maker Ingenico to make it easier for Brits to give money to good causes at the checkout. Read more: www.finextra.com

Samsung Galaxy facial recognition software not ready for payments

Contrary to earlier reports, the new Samsung Galaxy S8 will not let users authenticate payments through facial recognition. Read more: www.finextra.com

Should central banks open up payment systems to non-banks?

The rise of nonbank giants such as PayPal and WeChat is leading central banks to reassess to whom they should allow access to their payment and settlement systems. Read more: www.finextra.com

One third happy to ditch cash as Europe looks to future

Cash may still be king for most Europeans, but more than one in three would be happy to abandon it altogether. Read more: www.bloomberg.com

Treasury and risk management, clearly, in the clouds

Jean-Luc Robert, chairman and CEO at Kyriba, talks about his approach to innovation and what is critically important about payments in today’s market. Read more: www.pymnts.com

Square picks up struggling Yik Yak’s tech team for $3m

Payments company Square is taking struggling social app Yik Yak’s development team off its hands for $3m. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

AccessPay nabs £2m to take cloud payments platform to the US

Manchester, UK-based cloud payments service AccessPay has picked up £2m in debt financing to drive its state-side expansion plans. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Slight gains for payments stocks

Payments stocks were weighted just a bit to the upside as earnings season got officially under way. Read more: www.pymnts.com

WorldRemit partners Wafacash for money transfers to Morocco

Digital money transfer service WorldRemit has partnered with leading Moroccan financial company Wafacash. Read more: www.finextra.com