Social money: it's coming to a MENA platform near you

Social money: it's coming to a MENA platform near you
Rather, its technology works 'under the hood' and is platform-agnostic, meaning it could work with any kind of partner – from Facebook, a bank or WhatsApp, to Visa which signed a deal with the startup last year. The user interface might vary, but …
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Challenger banks spark lending price war
Banks also ranked highest when rating the importance of technology for customer engagement. Nearly two thirds regarded it as very important, compared with only 9 per cent of building societies and 4 per cent of P2P lenders. Ian Larkin, co-group chief …
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Why WebRTC is Critical to Your Communications Strategy
P2P. WebRTC was designed as a peer to peer (P2P) technology, meaning two users could connect directly to each other. Additional multi-person use cases were not initially given much consideration. That means that the current state of WebRTC technology …
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Report: China Sees Increasing Online Fraud in 2015
Yuan Zhiyong, Director of Liewang, referenced the large some of money swindled via P2P fraud. Liewang is operated by Qihoo 360 Technology, a publicly traded firm. Peer to peer lending in China almost quadrupled in 2015. The close of 2015 saw newly …
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Why it's not an oil breakdown story, it's a money story

Why it's not an oil breakdown story, it's a money story
The BRL and CAD have weakened year-to-date by 45% and 14%, respectively, and it is no surprise that 2015 supply growth in regions facing sharp currency depreciation such as Brazil and Russia have been persistently revised higher by the IEA, by a …
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Junior Trader Snafu Sees Billion Transfer at Deutsche Bank FX Desk
CES 2016: Samsung Pay to Roll Out in Australia, Brazil and Singapore (1:05 pm) …. News · Trading · Innovation · Interviews · Exchanges · Education Center · FinTech · News · Algo Trading · Crowd Funding · P2P Lending · Investing · Payments · Data …
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JCap on Wirecard: a search for the Asian business
Opening Quote · P2P · Prosper Marketplace · Relypsa · What is fintech · Yieldcos · Back to FT.com · Twitter · Tumblr · RSS. FT Alphaville on Twitter. For new posts: Follow @FTAlphaville. For additional musings and announcements: Follow @ftalpha …
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Sunday Sitdown with 'Charisse Says' money mavens

Sunday Sitdown with 'Charisse Says' money mavens
Then, I started eDonkey, a media technology company, in 2002. Due to legal …. In plain English, you could grow cells inside someone's body to grow a new kidney for a dialysis patient or grow a healthy heart for a person with heart failure? A: We are …
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Pope appeals to Congress, tells US nuns 'I love you'
Francis, in deliberate and accented English, noted that many lawmakers descended from immigrants and the U.S. was founded by foreigners “who came to this land to pursue their dream of building a future in freedom.” His appeal comes amid the worst …
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China's startups are lying to you, and there's not much anyone can do about it
Tech in Asia picked up that story – making it clear that the source was Sina Tech, not Momo itself – and we seem to have been the first site to cover it in English. Our story was subsequently used as the basis for stories on other sites – like Pando …
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Facepalm your Fleek Bestie IRL, and Write…errr Type on!
Well, let's be honest here, the English language is tough in itself to use properly at times but we won't go there, at least not right now because this is all about words, new words, and words some people will just have to learn whether they like or not.
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“Happy Birthday” Song Lyrics Ruling: No Copyright
Following a legal debate that spanned eight decades on what the Guinness Book of World Records describes as the most famous song lyrics in in the English language, on Tuesday, a federal judge ruled that the "Happy Birthday" song lyrics are not …
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PayPal Launches PayPal.Me, A Simpler Way To Request Money Using Your Own

PayPal Launches PayPal.Me, A Simpler Way To Request Money Using Your Own
Me service is launching in 18 markets, including the U.S., Germany, U.K., Australia, Canada, Russia, Turkey, France, Italy, Spain, Poland, Sweden, Belgium, Norway, Denmark, Netherlands, Switzerland, and Austria. The service is intended for now as a “1 …
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Skyscanner: "Noviembre es el mes más barato para viajar"
Además, empresas tan conocidas como Spain.info o Rastreator han apostado por Skyscanner y ofrecen una comparación de vuelos completa a través de nuestro motor de búsqueda. ¿Qué tipo de usuario es el que utiliza su buscador? Son cada vez más móviles …
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Android Pay, Google's Apple Pay Rival, Arrives Today
That's already rolling out in a revamped format, focused on support for P2P payments.) At its I/O event, Google said that it negotiated with Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile to pre-install Android Pay on Android 4.4 “KitKat” smartphones, or later, with NFC …
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A third of boardroom positions should be held by women, UK firms told
… Centamin, Deajan Holdings, HellermannTyton Group, Nostrum Oil and Gas, Perpetual Income and Growth Investment Trust, Telecom Plus, Wizz Air Holdings, Al Noor Hospitals Group, Clarkson, Genus, Lookers, P2P Global Investments, Scottish Investment …
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PayPal buys P2P money transfer firm Xoom for $890M

PayPal buys P2P money transfer firm Xoom for 0M
The firm's major payment corridors are from the US to Mexico, India, the Philippines, China and Brazil. International remittances are a massive market where mobile competitors can make inroads against traditional providers. In addition, PayPal hopes …
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Coinffeine Launches P2P Bitcoin Exchange in Over 70 Countries
By integrating with Russia-based payment processor OKPay, the Spanish company has enabled bitcoin enthusiasts to purchase and sell the digital currency in countries including Russia, China, Indonesia, Brazil and the Eurozone. Speaking about the launch, …
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P2P lenders need to be tested by a recession
P2P lenders typically charge a fixed, transparent fee, usually around 10 per cent, rather than the spread between deposit and loan which is both undisclosed and whatever the bank can get away with. Most banks are also colossal, expensive bureaucracies, …
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Alipay Wallet Adds P2P Payments And Gets New Name
What was formerly known as Alipay Wallet has undergone a significant upgrade that brings its users new features such as P2P payments, merchant loyalty and social messaging. The new interface is designed to help the mobile payment service help …
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Travel money swap shop seeks to ride peer-to-peer wave

Travel money swap shop seeks to ride peer-to-peer wave
… Jared Jesner has his way, the traditional bureau de change will be the next victim of the “sharing economy”. The former currency trader believes the wide variation in foreign exchange rates offered to tourists means his technology can shake up the …
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Does it Matter Who Does the Lending on Peer-to-Peer Lending Platforms?
We are delighted to work with very high quality investors like the P2PGI Investment Trust, much the largest investor on P2P platforms in Europe, and Metro Bank, who are lending their savers' funds on Zopa. These investors have done an enormous amount …
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Software Technology Briefs
Oildex, a service of Transzap Inc., has acquired the Procure-to-Pay (P2P) business of Automatic Data Processing Inc., combining two technology providers in the financial supply chain automation sector. The combined company will operate as Oildex and …
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Banner Health Selects Cloud-Based Care Coordination Technology
In addition, BHN will utilize Join the Network, a free P2P network for securely exchanging referrals and communications. BHN has been working actively to reduce costs, increase efficiency, and improve outcomes. Banner Health also recently initiated a …
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A Week with Windows 10: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Microsoft got this fancy idea to use peer-to-peer or P2P technology (yes, the very same used for those bad, bad torrents) to offload the burden of distributing updates from its servers. And guess who it offloads them to. There might be some who are …
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