The Barclaycard 'Fintectionary'
Updated around four times a year, The Oxford English Dictionary has seen some rather interesting additions of late. From ‘bling’ and ‘bromance’ to ‘textspeak’ and ‘Twitterati’, modern language is evolving all the time.
Biometrics and the future of contactless
Biometrics are changing the way we pay, from retina to vein scanners, we explore what the future of payments looks like
The fintech industry is thriving in the UK
Financial technology or ‘fintech’ is growing, with fintech start-ups leading the charge with big innovations
Is Augmented and Virtual Reality shopping the future?
We take a look at how the increasing investment in AR and VR tech could affect the way we shop and pay.
Five signs of the experience economy revolution
Experiences as products. Paying for memories instead of things. That’s the experience economy, and it’s booming in the UK right now.
5 Alternatives to the Checkout
We check out some of the alternatives to the traditional checkout, looking at invisible payments and the future of the wallet.
The companies fighting Dark Web fraud
More effort than ever is going into stamping out fraud in the Dark Web right now. Find out what they are...
Connected cars: the latest in ‘drive-and-go’ payments
A peek into the future of in-car payment realities and possibilities
5 ways international payments are changing the world
Fintech is changing the way we buy, sell and transfer money. It’s creating an innovative worldwide marketplace in the face of shifting global politics. Here are five ways international payments are changing the world.
Are social media payments about to go mainstream?
Why do payments and social media go so well together, and what does this really mean for the industry and the people using them?