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According to The FinTech Times, the number of FinTechs incorporated in Ireland grew by 30% over the last two years, fuelled by Brexit and Ireland’s growing reputation as a financial... read more

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bp and Mercedes-Benz Trucks UK have successfully tested In-Truck Pay, the first digital in-truck fuel payment system in the UK. The  new app-based system, bp In-Truck Pay, which was first... read more

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Daily news, E-Money, e-money institution, EMI, Issuing & Acquiring, Processing & Systems, Regulation -

There are now some 479 e-money institutions (EMIs) across the European Union and a further 235 in the UK. EMIs store cash for their customers in a digital format for... read more

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The number of consumer payments in Canada is expected to increase by 770 million transactions in 2021 after falling by 1.68 billion in 2020, according to the recently released Canadian... read more

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Daily news, E-Commerce, Fivestars, M-Commerce, Mobile payments, mPOS, PayPal, Square, SumUp -

SumUp has acquired Fivestars, a marketing start-up, in a bid to expand its reach across the US and take on rivals like PayPal and Square. The company says it is buying Fivestars for... read more

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