Fintechist Jane Austen £10 Polymer

Bank of England Unveils new £10 Polymer Note

by JP Buntinxon July 24, 2017
The world of paper money is undergoing some intriguing changes. A new £10 note will be brought into circulation soon. Unlike the previous version of the banknote, this new bill is made out of plastic. It features world-renowned author Jane Austen, who passed away 200 years ago. Printing polymer notes should be of great aid […]
Fintechist ANZ Cashless Branches

Australia’s ANZ Bank Continues Digital Push With Seventh Cashless Branch

by JP Buntinxon July 24, 2017
The world of payments is destined to undergo some major changes. Some countries are leaning toward going cashless sooner or later. This trend is especially obvious in Australia and New Zealand. ANZ, one of the largest banks, opened a cashless branch in Brisbane last week. This is another big step toward eventually switching to a […]
Fintechist PayPal Q1 2017

Paypal Earnings Report: Quarterly Payment Volume Increases to US$99bn

by JP Buntinxon April 27, 2017
Established online payment processors face stiff competition from up-and-comers in this era of digital payments. PayPal, a household name among internet users around the world, has posted their Q1 earnings. So far, there is plenty of reason to be excited, as everything is looking good for the company.  However, the war is far from over, […]

Yandex Browser Financial Data

Yandex Browser Keeps Online Banking and Payments Details Safe

by JP Buntinxon September 15, 2016
Online banking is quickly becoming the new hot trend in fintech these days. Yandex, a leading mobile and internet search provider, is doing things a bit differently, By creating a built-in browser AI, the company will secure details transmitted during this online banking session. An interesting way to prevent data theft, but how does the […]
Call Centres Criminals Fraud

Criminals Target Call Centres To Obtain Consumer Financial Information

by JP Buntinxon September 15, 2016
Banks all over the world have plenty of reasons to be concerned in the digital age. Call centre fraud is a new emerging trend, particularly in the United Kingdom. Most criminals groups target call centres to access customer funds and take over some of their financial accounts. All of this data is then either used […]
AU10TIX Deep Learning Facial Recognition

AU10TIX Improves Facial Recognition Technology With Deep Learning

by JP Buntinxon September 12, 2016
The world of finance continues to evolve around the clock. Authentication and identification are two primary points of focus, to reduce fraud. AU10TIX, an Israeli company, released their Advanced Deep-Learning Beta. This particular tool increases accuracy for face comparison related to ID documentation. When verifying a person’s identity, they will usually send a picture or […]