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Payments

By Chris Dawson September 24, 2017 - 4:55 pm

FingoPay – Pay with the blood in your finger

What's the one thing that you never leave home without? Many payments companies will tell you that it's not your keys or wallet but your mobile phone. Sthaler reckon that they're all wrong and the answer is none other than your fingers which is why

iZettle bags €30 million in EU funding for R&D

Swedish-based payments firm iZettle has announced it will receive €30 million of funding from the European Investment Bank over the next three years. The funds are earmarked for research and development of financial and commercial tools that address the needs of smaller companies. The transaction

Alibaba’s AliPay launches “Smile to Pay”

'Smile to Pay' debuted at a KFC’s new, healthy-food concept restaurant, called KPRO, in Hangzhou, China. It's AliPay's new facial-recognition payments technology for commercial use from Alibaba's Ant Financial Services Group. If you walk into many fast food restaurants today you'll find the infernal self service

Apple Pay to take on PayPal in Europe with Apple Pay Cash

As reported on the blog Letsgodigital, it looks like Apple is looking at ways to enhance its payments offering in Europe. Specifically, it looks like they're entering PayPal territory with a European patent application that will involved person to person payments. Payments between people are

Amazon Top Up – In Store UK Launch with £5 bonus for all customers

If you'd like a free £5 credit to use on any Amazon purchase, all you need do is make use of the new Amazon Top Up - In Store service launched in the UK. The service is designed to bring Amazon within reach of those without

Save on PayPal fees with the PayPal Merchant Rate

As part of the Tamebay service we like to share with readers some of the things that could be considered 'trade secrets'. Little tricks and services that plenty of people don't know and which the marketplaces and others might not necessarily crow about. One of

One third of UK card payments are now contactless

According to UK Finance, one third of the card payments made in Britain are now contactless. That's up 18% on May in 2016. A total of £4.5 billion was spent via contactless this past May which is an from £3.9 billion in April.So contactless really is

EQ Global & Citi release 26 currency virtual bank accounts

EQ Global in partnership with Citi, have launched a new Virtual Bank Account service which allows businesses to transfer money across 26 currencies. The immediate benefit is that business can gain access to their own unique GB IBANs for 26 funding currencies enabling them to

Is Amazon working on a PayPal clone?

Lisa Ellis, a Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. analyst thinks Amazon could be, or at least would be wise to start, exerting effort to further progress into the payments space by developing a PayPal-like service. Not only would this cause headaches for PayPal itself but also