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Fintechsit Sberbank INTERPOL Cybercrime

Sberbank Subsidiary and INTERPOL Renew Efforts to Tackle Cybercrime

by JP Buntinxon October 20, 2017
Fighting cybercrime is an ongoing struggle. Banks and law enforcement agencies need to collaborate to make it a success. Sberbank’s subsidiary BI. Zone and INTERPOL will do exactly that. A new partnership will enhance and extend collaboration on the financial cybercrime front. It is good to see such agreements come to market at such a […]
Fintechist MasterCard Blockchain API

MasterCard Announces new API for their Permissioned Blockchain

by JP Buntinxon October 20, 2017
MasterCard has always been one of the most remarkable companies in all of finance. While always second behind Visa, the company provides some innovative solutions. They have also been working on blockchain technology through in-house development. Earlier today, the company announced this blockchain will be opened to the public through API access. This is good […]

bitconnect BCC

BCC Price Recovers From Brief Correction as $200 is Within Reach Again

by JP Buntinxon October 18, 2017
BitConnect has dealt with some major allegations over the past few weeks. Numerous people claim this is a pyramid scheme waiting to collapse. Whether or not that is indeed true, remains to be determined. The BCC price has gone through some interesting motions as of late. After surpassing $200 multiple times, BCC is down to […]
Fintechist JPMorgan Chase WePay Acquisiiton

JPMorgan Chase Acquires Silicon Valley Payment Startup WePay

by JP Buntinxon October 18, 2017
There is plenty of competition in the world of mobile payments these days. WePay is one of the major competitors in Silicon Valley right now It is not to be confused with the service maintained by the WeChat team, mind you. Surprisingly enough, it seems there is a major acquisition deal on the horizon for […]

Fintechist Payment Cards Decline

Worldpay Report Shows Payment Cards Will be Trumped by Other Solutions in Five Years

by JP Buntinxon October 18, 2017
Most people are well aware of how payment cards are already on the way out. Although this payment method is still somewhat novel in developing countries, the rest of the world has moved on. More specifically, mobile and e-commerce solutions no longer rely as much as on card payments. World’s annual Global payments Report paints […]
Fintechist BNP Paribas BLockchain

BNP Paribas Announces Blockchain Integration for Internal Treasury Operations

by JP Buntinxon October 17, 2017
BNP Paribas remains one of the largest financial institutions in the world today. They are also a major proponent of blockchain technology for quite some time now. Surprisingly enough, the company has made an intriguing decision on that front. Paribas will integrate blockchain to their global internal treasury operations. It is one of the first […]