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The Swedish central bank has announced a trial for an e-krona targeted at the general public. The solution is developed by Accenture using the Corda enterprise blockchain. The central bank... more

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Elavon says it will divest its Mexico-based operations to Santander. The deal, subject to regulatory approval, is expected to close in the next few weeks. Elavon currently provides payment processing... more

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As an online merchant, it can be hard enough to get the basics right – from choosing the best vendors to power your online store, through to the endless demands... more

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The acceptance of MIR National Payment System cards has been announced in Tajikistan, opening up access to Russians who live in, or travel to, the country. Other countries where MIR... more

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Daily news, E-Commerce, FinTech, Issuing & Acquiring, M-Commerce, Mobile payments, Mobile Wallet, Rapyd -

Rapyd announced a new agreement with Visa that will help Rapyd expand its worldwide business operations. Rapyd will collaborate with Visa to offer FinTech and payment  services where both firms... more

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