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Finance & Economics

Large banking group launches SWIFT gpi in 9 new countries

Societe Generale extends coverage of SWIFT gpi to nine new countries in Western Europe and Asia

Science & Technology

Uber launches new service in Europe

The service was launched in the US two years ago

Finance & Economics

Worldpay enables Amazon Pay for its merchants

Worldpay becomes the first acquirer to enable Amazon Pay

Finance & Economics

French supermarket strengthens partnership with Amazon

Monoprix wants to expand partnership with Amazon

Science & Technology

Grab announced new payment and micro-insurance services

Grab Financial Group announces a suite of financial services for Southeast Asia’s micro-entrepreneurs and SMEs

Finance & Economics

European online pharmacy to launch a marketplace

Shop Apotheke will launch online marketplace

Finance & Economics

Japanese payment system expands in Europe

JCB extends its reach across Europe with JCC Payment Systems

Finance & Economics

Instagram now allows shopping without leaving its app

Notifications about shipment and delivery will be sent right inside Instagram

Science & Technology

Apple presented two new iPads

All-new iPad Air and iPad mini deliver more power and capability

Fintech & Ecommerce

Western Union expands payout capabilities to mobile wallets

Western Union partners Thunes

Science & Technology

Alibaba introduced its cutting-edge hotel

New Alibaba’s hotel offers a range of technologies for travelers

Finance & Economics

Revolut simplified payments acceptance for online businesses

Users can connect their Revolut for Business with Amazon, PayPal and Stripe

Blockchain & Crypto

Merchants can now accept Lightning Network payments

Bitfury and HadePay integration enables merchants to accept Bitcoin Lightning Network payments

Science & Technology

Fingerprint biometrics to grow despite the rise of other technologies

Fingerprint sensor shipments to reach 1.26 billion in 2019

Science & Technology

Lyft announces the launch of its IPO

The company has already announced the price range

Science & Technology

Most shoppers would buy more if there are free returns

84% of shoppers won’t even come back to a store if they’ve encountered a poor returns experience