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Payments and technology

5 ways international payments are changing the world

28 Apr 2017 04:00

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?

21 Apr 2017 07:30

Why do payments and social media go so well together, and what does this really mean for the industry and the people using them?

Artificial Intelligence in Banking

06 Apr 2017 04:00

Looking at how AI is being put to use in the banking industry, and what the implications of doing so could be.

Biometric identification: fingerprints and the future

29 Mar 2017 04:30

Could we see a shift towards biometric identification in the future? We look at its potential, and consider the security concerns.

Identity in the connected world

28 Mar 2017 05:00

Does the way we identify ourselves need to catch up with the digital world?

Fighting the fraudsters

16 Mar 2017 13:00

Fraud, identity theft and the tidal wave of personalised advertising is a real concern for anyone living in today’s techy world. So what’s being done about it?

The rise of the supermarket – an innovation story

09 Mar 2017 01:00

We take a look at how innovation drives the evolution of the supermarket; from humble beginnings to the giants we know today, and what the future might look like.

Infographic: Heads, tails, polymer and tech.

03 Mar 2017 04:00

Before we dig deeper into the snazzy security features of the new quid, we look at how coins and cash in general have taken some big steps over the centuries, and how things could be looking for the future.

Heads, tails, polymer and tech.

21 Feb 2017 03:00

Before we dig deeper into the snazzy security features of the new quid, we look at how coins and cash in general have taken some big steps over the centuries, and how things could be looking for the future.

The rise of the access economy

17 Feb 2017 04:15

It's hard to imagine the access economy gaining a foothold without swift and easy ways to pay for usage. "Access", after all, implies that getting hold of what you need is a pain-free process.