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

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.

Omnichannel Payments and Omnichannel Fraud

An omnichannel approach to commerce seeks to make transitions from one channel to the next seamlessly, providing the customers with a friction-free experience from search to receipt.

Bitcoin and Blockchain: The Internet of Value

Everybody has at least heard of Bitcoin and can grasp the idea, but most people still don't know what blockchain exactly is. Simply put, blockchain is a public distributed ledger of all Bitcoin transactions that have ever been executed.

Biometrics: Security on Our Fingers

Clearly, we are living in the age of constant digital threats and, therefore, financial institutions must continually work to improve their security systems by searching and implementing innovative technological solutions. One of these is certainly biometrics.

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