Digital payments

As Libra regulatory storm gathers, a Mastercard exec preaches calm

06/21/19

Libra has only been public for a few days, but it has been enough time for regulators around the world to savage the project and schedule hearings. Jorn Lambert, executive vice president of digital solutions for Mastercard, said the project's objectives are aligned with the regulators' concerns.

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Did Facebook swipe its Calibra logo from a challenger bank?

06/21/19

The new digital-currency unit at Facebook has a logo that's nearly identical to that of challenger bank Current, which has been around since 2015.

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‘Another one?’ Bankers react to Facebook’s digital currency

06/20/19

Community bank executives, payments officials and others said Libra faces an uphill battle amid heavy competition and regulatory scrutiny.

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Facebook details digital currency plans; CRA credit for disaster prep loans?

06/18/19

The company will create a regulated subsidiary offering a digital wallet; San Francisco Fed wants CRA credit for loans that help prepare for climate change.

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Goldman, Stripe execs spar on future of financial services

06/14/19

Both companies want money to be "programmable." But how to go about it is a matter of dispute.

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Accept cash, credit card or mobile payment? Government wants a say

06/14/19

State and local officials have pushed back against retailers that don’t take cash, and now some are pressuring electric vehicle firms to expand payment options at charging stations.

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Why U.S. consumers are less willing to embrace fintechs

06/12/19

In a study of 27 global markets, the U.S. ranked near the bottom for consumer use of fintech, raising questions about why Americans appear reluctant to dive in.

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Will banks take 'self-driving' payroll for a spin?

06/05/19

On-demand wage delivery has caught on in other industries. Banks have taken notice.

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Simple drops e-billing, and gets heat from consumers

05/24/19

The digital banking provider Simple has been part of BBVA for five years, and its reputation as an easy way to handle and transfer digital money has only grown in that time frame through the addition of faster payments and P2P services.

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Inside the Apple Card: Mastercard’s ‘digital first, physical optional’ platform

05/22/19

The Apple Card takes a more aggressively digital approach to credit card relationships than most other products on the market — but the technology behind it isn’t exclusive to Apple.

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