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Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - September 23, 2016

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 06:42:41 -0700

Headline News is brought to you by Glenbrook Partners. Glenbrook provides payments strategy consulting and education services to payments professionals worldwide! ON THE WEB Payments Data with Russ Jones - Glenbrook’s Payments on Fire Podcast - "Take a dip into the payment data pool in this podcast with Glenbrook’s Russ Jones. Russ discusses artificial intelligence, privacy, and the spread of Bluetooth beacons. For a deeper dive into the topic, join Russ at the Payments Data Insight Workshop on October 13 in Palo Alto because data’s influence in payments continues to expand." Nets Starts Trading as IPO Values Payment Firm at...



Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - September 22, 2016

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 08:21:43 -0700

Headline News is brought to you by Glenbrook Partners. Glenbrook provides payments strategy consulting and education services to payments professionals worldwide! ON THE WEB U.S. House Bill Aims to Set Up ‘Sandbox’ for Fintech Innovation - Wall Street Journal - "The financial technology industry, from digital currencies to peer-to-peer online lending, has raised concerns that U.S. regulation isn’t keeping pace, potentially causing businesses to consider moving operations to the U.K. The sandbox program, kicked off in May, lets companies work alongside a regulator when testing a fintech product or service. " Winklevoss Bitcoin Exchange Gemini to Launch Daily Auctions -...



Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - September 21, 2016

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 07:02:02 -0700

Headline News is brought to you by Glenbrook Partners. Glenbrook provides payments strategy consulting and education services to payments professionals worldwide! ON THE WEB Emerging markets urged to embrace digital finance - Financial Times (Paywall) - "Mobile wallets, online payments, pre-paid cards and digital savings accounts are all examples of low-cost financial services that McKinsey Global Institute estimates could add 6 per cent to emerging market gross domestic product by 2025, a boost equal to the entire African economy." Why Vodacom, MTN failed at mobile money - Tech Central - "Excessive regulation, a business model that tried to do too...



Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - September 20, 2016

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 06:37:07 -0700

Headline News is brought to you by Glenbrook Partners. Glenbrook provides payments strategy consulting and education services to payments professionals worldwide! ON THE WEB Swift Creates Payment Pattern Anomaly Alerts for Customers - Wall Street Journal - "Cross-border financial messaging giant Swift is rolling out an anomaly detector to help banks monitor for fraud, as it moves to address a rash of cyberbreaches at customer sites. The company said Tuesday it was developing customer alerts displaying a snapshot of a day’s activity and any unusual messaging patterns detected by Swift." What to expect at the Wells Fargo hearing - Boston...



Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - September 19, 2016

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 06:26:47 -0700

Headline News is brought to you by Glenbrook Partners. Glenbrook provides payments strategy consulting and education services to payments professionals worldwide! ON THE WEB Bank of England aims to revamp interbank payment system by 2020 - Reuters - "Proposed enhancements include running the system continuously, rather than just during normal working hours, and making it easier for smaller banks, brokers and payment processing firms to access the system directly. "A key enabler for delivering these changes will be a comprehensive rebuild of the RTGS technology platform. The Bank will make decisions on its resilience, including in particular its cyber defenses,...



Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - September 16, 2016

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 06:53:00 -0700

Headline News is brought to you by Glenbrook Partners. Glenbrook provides payments strategy consulting and education services to payments professionals worldwide! ON THE WEB What the Wells Fargo Cross-Selling Mess Means for Banks - Wall Street Journal - "Concept of selling customers multiple products is Holy Grail of banking, but it’s tough to pull off in practice." PayPal Reaches Deeper Into China With UnionPay Partnership - Bloomberg - "Merchants in European countries will be able to accept payments from UnionPay credit and debit cards through PayPal’s Braintree platform designed for mobile commerce, San Jose, California-based PayPal said Thursday in a...



Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - September 15, 2016

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 05:29:43 -0700

Headline News is brought to you by Glenbrook Partners. Glenbrook provides payments strategy consulting and education services to payments professionals worldwide! ON THE WEB MasterCard Seeks To Stop Online Fraud With Selfies, Fingerprints - Wall Street Journal - "MasterCard plans to launch new biometric technology for verifying customer identities during online shopping transactions in the coming weeks with merchants and banks. The company has been testing facial and fingerprint recognition software, called Identity Check, in the Netherlands, Canada and the U.S., as a way to combat growing online fraud." Naspers’ PayU buys Citrus Pay for $130M in cash to expand...