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  • Spanish Bank Launches Mobile App Tapping QR Codes For P2P Payments

    Spanish Bank Launches Mobile App Tapping QR Codes For P2P Payments

    Spanish bank ‘La Caixa’ launched a mobile app tapping QR codes for P2P payments. This new application, called Transfi, allows users to transfer of funds P2P automatically using QR codes. The service facilitates and calculates exact amounts, send messages or email reminders, facilitates sharing costs, sends notices for pending charges and payments, and allows automatic […] More

  • Seven Predictions NFC payments will hit Ten Percent Of Mobile Payments in 2015

    7 Predictions: NFC payments will hit 10% Of Mobile Payments in 2015

    Gartner analyst Avivah Litan predicts that Near Field Communication or NFC payments will hit 10% of mobile payment in 2015 compared to SMS payments which will represent 50% of mobile payment around the world. Dozens of new smartphones that run Windows (@Windows), Android (@Android), and Blackberry (@BlackBerry) launched last year included an NFC chip. However, […] More

  • CIMB Taps Facebook Banking, Lets Friends Send Money And Save

    CIMB Taps Facebook Banking, Lets Friends Send Money And Social Savings

    CIMB taps Facebook banking, lets friends send money and social savings. Yesterday, the bank launched OctoPay, an extension of CIMB Clicks, its internet banking portal service and Asia’s first banking service on Facebook. Renzo Viegas said that the bank had taken the lead with OctoPay, integrating internet banking capabilities and expanding alternate delivery channels with […] More

  • UK Government Will Fund Fifty Five Million Pounds to P2P Lenders To Help Small Businesses

    UK Government Will Fund £55m to P2P Lenders To Help Small Businesses

    Business secretary Vince Cable pledged £55m of UK government funding to finance suppliers such as peer-to-peer (P2P) lenders in the hopes of helping struggling small businesses acquire credit via high street banks. The pledge was made through Business Finance Partnership with match-funding from the private sector. The private sector is expected to lever a minimum of £55m […] More

  • Pound Dwolla Twitter Money P2P Payments Via a Tweet

    Twitter Money: Dwolla Enables P2P Payments Via A Tweet

    The Des Moines, Iowa start-up introduced a new way to make sending money easier – by tweeting it. This feature ties a Twitter account to a Dwolla account, allowing users to send money with a tweet. Known as the weekend project, available at pound.dwollalabs.com, it is designed to demonstrate convenience and potential value of Dwolla‘s […] More

  • Paymium To Launch Debit Cards Tapping Virtual Currency Bitcoin in 2013

    Paymium To Launch Debit Cards Tapping Virtual Currency Bitcoin in 2013

    Paymium has operated Bitcoin-Central since 2012 and has plans to make bitcoin easier to handle in 2013 with the use of debit cards linked to payment accounts that accept the alternative virtual currency. The company’s ultimate goal is to offer cheaper banking services than traditional banking systems. Last week, Paymium announced their partnership with Aqoba to […] More

  • RBS unveils iPhone case for NFC payments

    RBS And Visa Push NFC Payments With Cases For 5th Generation iPhone

    The Royal Bank of Scotland Group or RBS together with Visa Europe is looking to offer mobile payments to its customer via its TouchPay scheme.  They aim to solve the lack of NFC capability of the iphone by giving their customers a NFC-enabled case. RBS and NatWest introduced TouchPay cases to Apple iPhone 4 and […] More