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Barclays scratches Twitter itch as customer fury mounts over technical breakdown

Barclays scratches Twitter itch as customer fury mounts over technical breakdown

A technical snafu at Barclays shut down the bank’s Internet, ATM, and card payments network for more than two hours on Thursday night, fuelling a wave of customer anger on… Read more »

Citi Hong Kong launches NFC-based mobile wallet

Citi Hong Kong launches NFC-based mobile wallet

Banking giant Citi has teamed up with telco 3 Hong Kong to launch an NFC-enabled mobile wallet. Available to people who are both Hong Kong 3 subscribers and Citibank Visa… Read more »

CommBank introduce mobile check-out service for online shopping

CommBank introduce mobile check-out service for online shopping

Australia’s Commonwealth Bank has launched an online payment service for mobile phones utilising MasterCard’s PayPass technology. Commonwealth Bank customers shopping online with CommBank Checkout will be able to make purchases… Read more »

Google bypasses the Secure Element to circumvent carrier restrictions on mobile wallet

Google bypasses the Secure Element to circumvent carrier restrictions on mobile wallet

Google has found a way to circumvent carrier restrictions on its mobile wallet by introducing support for Host Card Emulation in the latest version of its Android operating system, effectively… Read more »

Start-up raises $9m to take bitcoin mainstream

Start-up raises $9m to take bitcoin mainstream

US start-up Circle has secured $9 million in funding as it bids to bring digital currencies such as bitcoin to mainstream businesses and consumers. Despite the hype it has garnered… Read more »

Brits ditch traditional loyalty cards for their phones

Brits ditch traditional loyalty cards for their phones

UK shoppers are ditching old-fashioned loyalty cards and storing their reward schemes on their mobile phones, according to a survey from vendor CloudZync. The poll of 2000 consumers shows that… Read more »

Researchers raise contactless card security fears

Researchers raise contactless card security fears

The security of contactless payment cards has again been called into question after researchers claimed to be able to pick up NFC data from as far away as 80 centimetres…. Read more »

HSBC man is first in line as bitcoin ATM racks up $10K on inaugural outing

HSBC man is first in line as bitcoin ATM racks up $10K on inaugural outing

The world’s first bitcoin ATM saw 81 transactions during its first day of operations on Tuesday, totalling over $10,000, with the inaugural transaction conducted by a curious HSBC banker. The… Read more »

PayPal waives processing fees for start-ups

PayPal waives processing fees for start-ups

PayPal is offering to waive up to $50,000 in processing fees for 18 months for young mobile and Web firms as part of its new Blueprint Startup programme. The offer… Read more »

UK bitcoin exchange opens

UK bitcoin exchange opens

Coinfloor, a London-based bitcoin exchange bidding to build a market for high-frequency trading in the virtual currency, has opened its doors. Having secured investment from Passion Capital and Transferwise co-founder… Read more »

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