iZettle is introducing iZettle Advance, a new way for small businesses across Europe to obtain access to extra capital by getting an advance on future card sales.
Data released by Barclaycard today shows that contactless spending has more than trebled in the last 12 months.
The Bank of England’s social media team charged with keeping an eye out for evidence of a run on a UK bank were alerted to a suspect spike in the run up to the Scottish Independence referendum.
Following on from our post on Apple Pay vs Samsung Pay from the other day, it’s worth taking a look at an infographic produced by CNN which compares the features of the major mobile wallets; Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, Google Wallet, Paypal and Bitcoin.
Mastercard are running 2 tests where users can authorise payments by effectively taking a selfie with their smartphones.
Samsung will release its competitor to Apple Pay, Samsung Pay (good, original thinking, guys!) in South Korea in the next few days, followed by a rollout in the US in September.
Since the launch of Pennies for Apple Watch in April, budgeting app developer Emile Bennett has been hard at work putting together the biggest Pennies update so far.
There’s been a growth in the number of car insurers offering driving apps which aim to prove you’re a safe driver and consequently cut the cost of your car insurance.
Traditional cash pocket money is dying out as increasing numbers of parents are paying their children’s pocket money digitally, according to new research from financial technology company Intelligent Environments. However, in spite of an increasingly digitally-native generation of youngsters, only two UK high street banks cater for children under the age of 11.
Despite being named as one of the launch partners, there was some surprise when HSBC and First Direct account holders were unable to use Apple Pay when it launched here in the UK earlier in the month.