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 […]
FutureVault Digital Collaboration

FutureVault Is A Secure Solution That Changes The Way Business Is Conducted

by JP Buntinxon September 9, 2016
Digital collaboration is a new trend that also seems to expand into the world of financial services FutureVault, one of the companies active in this space, lets users digitally deposit, store, and manage important documents. These can range from personal to financial and even legal files. Everything is kept secure thanks to a cloud-based SaaS […]
Walmart Moneygram Money Transfer

MoneyGram and Walmart Focus On New Co-Branded Money Transfer Venture

by JP Buntinxon September 7, 2016
When existing money transfer service providers team up with retail giants, one never knows what to expect. A new deal between MoneyGram and Walmart leads to the launch of a new online money transfer platform. Several new features have been added, albeit the biggest focus seems to be on adding convenience. On the surface, Walmart […]