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Payments and technology

The Barclaycard 'Fintectionary'

18 Sep 2017 10:30

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

23 Aug 2017 05:00

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

05 Jul 2017 06:00

Financial technology or ‘fintech’ is growing, with fintech start-ups leading the charge with big innovations

Is Augmented and Virtual Reality shopping the future?

20 Jun 2017 07:00

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

14 Jun 2017 08:00

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

30 May 2017 09:00

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

24 May 2017 09:30

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

15 May 2017 06:30

A peek into the future of in-car payment realities and possibilities

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?