The first physical currency was minted by King Alyattes of Lydia over 2,600 years ago. These simple coins evolved into banknotes in 1661. However, up until 1871, the monetary transactions... read more
The global smart card market size was valued at $10.19 billion in 2019, and is projected to reach $15.57 billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 6.2% from 2020... read more
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The internet has changed the shape of how we live our modern lives and is an incredible thing, and something that continues to develop and improve year on year. But... read more
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Leading technology and payments companies including Mastercard, Visa, SoftBank and IBM are lobbying the G7 to create The Data and Technology Forum which they hope will co-ordinate how members tackle... read more
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Over the past decade, the UK has been quietly undergoing a FinTech revolution – in jobs, innovation, improvements to people’s lives and in increased opportunities in global trade. A look... more