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Our employees' opinions and positions on emerging technologies and current topics in the payments industry.

Fintech Meetups: The Key to Developing the Payments Industry Together

There is a well-known saying, “birds of a feather flock together.” This is exactly how you would describe a meetup. It is a gathering of like-minded people who get together to discuss and practice activities related to their shared interests. Meetups are happening in thousands of cities all over the world, and covering a large […]

Bringing Apple Pay to the region and forever changing the way we pay for things

It’s been nearly six years since the debut of Apple Pay. It was introduced by Apple’s CEO Tim Cook at the company’s iPhone 6 event, in September of 2014, and lauded as an innovation that will change the way we pay for things forever. Since then, the adoption of contactless payments hasn’t been as quick […]

Google Pay vs. Apple Pay – Mobile payments comparison 2019

According to the most recent studies of WorldPay, the percentage of using eWallet on eCommerce platforms is 36% and on POS is 16%. And the usage percentages are rising each year. For example, in the U.S. in 2016, there were 232 million smartphones in use out of which 16.5% were used to make a contactless […]

The Evolution of Instagram and Business

Instagram is as popular as it is simple to use: one needs to put in virtually no effort for a virtuoso effect. In addition to that, it also has, next to Facebook, the largest user base. That, combined with the instantaneous nature of communication in social media and with the use of messenger apps on […]

Voice payment could be the next major payment platform

Not everyone has a concierge or a personal assistant, but each one of us probably secretly wanted to have one, at least temporarily. The technology now almost lets you do this with your smartphone’s voice assistant and home hubs. Imagine if you could glide through everyday chores like paying and shopping with such an ease […]

Shaking up the Business World: Generation Z & Finances

Born after 1995 and growing up in a world of ubiquitous Internet, diverse ethnic groups and blurred gender roles, GenZers live online as much as offline. They function well with their attention divided between several focus points simultaneously and their world is in a constant “on” mode - an open-all-hours, access-all-areas approach to life that they expect you to adapt to.

Safety First: Biometrics, Fingeprinting and Remote Deposits

Security in banking has always been a vital factor for both attracting new customers and ensuring existing ones have a great degree of satisfaction and trust.

Data Privacy and Customer Protection are the New Black

The year 2018 is set to be a seminal year for EU data security and finances, all thanks to two acronyms: GDPR and PSD2.

E-Commerce Trends and Forecasts in Europe

European e-commerce has seen explosive growth with no signs of stopping. Currently, the UK, France, and Germany dominate the e-commerce market, making up 68.9% of European sales.

Mobile Payments in 2017 and Security Concerns

Fraud in the world of payments is dynamic and fast-moving, and this is especially true in the mobile channel. 40 percent of merchants have faced fraud via that channel, which is twice as much than in the previous year.

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