TRENDING: BigCommerce On How Platforms Solve Big eCommerce Payment Complexities

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To read more on these stories and other headlines from around the space, check out the Tracker’s News and Trends section. When consumers make a purchase online or through a mobile app, they expect the process to be simple and secure.

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TRENDING: IBM’s Plan To Help Banks Embrace Open Banking

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The B2B API Tracker serves as a monthly framework for the space, providing coverage of the most recent news and trends, along with a provider directory that highlights the key players contributing across the segments that comprise the B2B API ecosystem.

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TRENDING: Dynamic Rules And Global Authentication

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To read more about these stories and find the rest of the latest headlines from around the space, check out the Tracker’s News and Trends section.

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TRENDING: Freelancers Give Gig Economy An Instant Payments Push

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To read more on these and other stories, check out the Tracker’s News and Trends section. The Disbursements Tracker , powered by Ingo Money , is the go-to resource for staying up to date on a month-by-month basis on the trends and changes in the digital disbursement space.

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TRENDING: Recreational Athletics’ Payments-Powered Assist

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To read more on these stories and other headlines from around the space, check out the Tracker’s News and Trends section. What’s the key to a great customer experience? For a growing group of online and mobile platforms, the answer lies in the pursuit of seamless payments.

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TRENDING: mPOS Goes Globetrotting

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For a roundup of the latest developments around the mPOS space, check out the News and Trends section in the latest Tracker. To read the story, along with the latest mPOS headlines and trends, and for rankings of 290 major providers — including four new additions — download the mPOS Tracker.

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TRENDING: Solving Banking’s Security-Convenience Conundrum

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To read more on these stories and other from around the space, check out the Tracker’s News and Trends section. Call it a Sophie’s Choice for the modern banking industry.

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How thredUP Is Hoping To Kick Off An Upcycling Trend

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Apparel, as an industry, is not terribly good for the environment. It uses a tremendous amount of water — both in growing the cotton that so many textiles are made from and in manufacturing the clothing itself.

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The Top FinTech Trends of 2017 … were they?

Chris Skinner

The other forecasting I made at start of year concerned the big FinTech trends of 2017. Removing friction from the customer journey I guess this is a given, and wasn’t a big trend of 2017 … just a big trend … The post The Top FinTech Trends of 2017 … were they?

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TRENDING: The Redbox-Inspired Approach To Keeping Cashierless Shopping Juiced

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The Unattended Retail Tracker serves as a bimonthly framework for the space, providing coverage of the most recent news and trends, as well as a directory that highlights the key players contributing to the segments that comprise the expansive unattended retail ecosystem.

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TRENDING: Inside GDPR’s Enforcement Strategies

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The move seems to be part of a larger trend, as Mastercard also said it will shift away from “what [consumers] know” factors, like passwords, and instead focus on “what [consumers] are” factors, including fingerprints, iris scans and facial recognition. .

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TRENDING: Is Sharing Cybercrime Data Key To Fighting Fraud?

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In search of added convenience and simplicity, banking customers are migrating to online and mobile banking interfaces, leaving in-person visits to brick-and-mortar branches behind.

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Transformative Trends

Independent Banker

Here are a dozen technological and socioeconomic predictions of trends that I believe will continue to reshape, transform and disrupt every business and human being in the months and years to come. Photo by Matthias Maraczi. A dozen technological and socioeconomic shifts. By Brian Solis.

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Facebook Will Remove Trending News Feature

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Four years after rolling out Trending news on its homepage, Facebook is taking down the feature. In addition, Facebook plans to remove third-party partner integrations and products that rely on the Trends application programming interface (API), a representative for the social media platform said in a blog post. Facebook Cambridge Analytica Facebook Changes Facebook news Facebook Publishers Facebook Trending mobile News social media

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TRENDING: How AmeriCommerce Powers Tailored Pricing

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To read the feature story, along with the latest Payments Powering Platforms headlines and trends, and rankings of 87 industry providers, download the Tracker below. . . Platform Payments americommerce News payments powering platforms payments powering platforms tracker platforms Tracker Series WePay What's Trending

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The top trends in retail banking innovation

Chris Skinner

It also usually proves to be one of the most read items on my blog – here’s the 2015 and 2016 reports – so, as … The post The top trends in retail banking innovation appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.

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Nine eCommerce Retail Trends For 2017

PYMNTS

Between consumer confidence trending upward and more people spending — and racking up some debt — retailers are slated to be pleased when the ball drops and the confetti settles. And in this case, we’re reflecting on 2016’s eCommerce trends. Here are nine concepts PYMNTS believes are the most useful eCommerce trends coming out of 2016, propelling 2017 forward. With more people having smartphones and retailers going mobile, this trend isn’t slowing.

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Business Trend Lines

Independent Banker

Several trends have arisen that are likely to continue shaping the commercial lending market. Here are five commercial lending trends from some of the industry’s top commercial lenders. Photo by Getty Images / Henrik Sorensen.

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TRENDING: Turning Office Fridges Into Vending Machines

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For the rest of the latest Unattended Retail headlines, check out the Tracker’s News and Trends section. . To read this feature story, get the latest news and trends and peruse a directory of more than 100 providers, check out the Unattended Retail Tracker. .

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6 Hottest Trends for Banking 2017

Bank Innovation

Commerce E-Commerce Online Payments Startups Technology Internet of Things smart homes Trends in Banking voice commerce voice paymentsChange is imminent in banking, and as we begin the new year the only debate seems to be what is going to be driving that change.

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Podcast Episode 11: Future Trends for Mobile Payments & Banking

Mobile Payments Today

Host Will Hernandez discusses the future trends for mobile payments and banking, that was learned at the Bank Customer Experience Summit

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TRENDING: Neiman Marcus On Why AI Isn’t Enough To Outsmart Cybercriminals

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For more on these stories and other news around the space, check out the report’s News and Trends section. The Omni Security And Authentication Report , powered by CA Technologies , is the go-to source for the latest authentication and security developments, data, news and trends.

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TRENDING: Why Simple Is What Sells mPOS

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For more details and the rest of the latest news and trends, download the mPOS Tracker. The U.S. is home to more than 8,700 registered farmer’s markets, not to mention thousands of crafts and arts fairs, holiday festivals and other events, where small vendors come together to sell their wares.

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TRENDING: Inside Hong Kong’s New Faster Payment System

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. Last year, only 25 real-time payment systems were operational worldwide — that number is growing rapidly. By September of this year, 40 such rails were live, with 16 more expected to launch by early 2020. Demand is also heating up for real-time gross settlement (RTGS) systems.

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TRENDING: IoT’s Big Security Fail

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Over the next five years, some 40 billion connected devices are expected to be installed by consumers and businesses around the world. This rapid proliferation of Intelligence of Things (IoT) devices calls for robust infrastructure that can securely accommodate the upsurge of network traffic.

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TRENDING: The Overdue Overhaul For Insurance Settlements

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To read more on these and other stories throughout the space, check out the Tracker’s News and Trends section. In the aftermath of an accident or loss, filling out an insurance claim is never an enjoyable experience.

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TRENDING: How Spend Management Keeps The Show Going On

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Whether making travel purchases, buying specialized equipment or even just picking up muffins for the morning meeting, employees often have problems getting out-of-pocket purchases cleared.

TRENDING: Tracking Customers Without Giving Them The Creeps

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By 2020, 30 billion Intelligence of Things (IoT) devices are expected to be connected worldwide — a figure anticipated to skyrocket to 100 billion by 2025. As the number of IoT devices grow, the security risks will only become more impactful.

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Bankers debate today's trends at Bank Customer Experience Summit

Mobile Payments Today

Executives from MB Financial Bank, Wells Fargo and USAA gathered in Chicago for a rapid-fire round table discussion on a variety of topics in the banking industry

Halloween 2017: Costume And eCommerce Trends

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Lucky for them, Google Trends has suggestions. Costumes Trending Up This Halloween. Clearly the most important trend of Halloween 2017, DC’s Wonder Woman is the most searched-for costume across the country. Titular heroine of the second highest grossing movie of the year, only lagging behind Beauty and the Beast , Wonder Woman is trending sky-high among women with a college degree, according to marketing intelligence firm Hitwise. Costumes Trending Down.

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TRENDING: Allstate’s AI-Assisted Approach To Disaster Relief

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Governments may not be known for keeping up with cutting-edge technology, but that doesn’t mean they don’t take note of the trends — especially when it comes to tools for collecting revenue.

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Digital Payment Trends 2018

Mobile Payments Today

2018 promises to be an exciting time for the payments industry. We share some of our predictions. What are you expecting to see in the New Year

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India e-commerce trends

Mobile Payments Today

Click to view our latest infographic on trends shaping the India commerce market Online Commerce in India is poised to reach $79.4 billion by 2020; accounting for 50% of organized retail sales. FSS, India’s largest payment processor, with 40% share of the market, is helping acquirers ride the growth wave.

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TRENDING: How Qüero Walks The Omnichannel Line

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For more of the latest notable Omni Usage news and trends, as well as the data Deep Dive, check out the report. . Customers are increasingly making purchases online and making decisions based on shipping – namely, how fast and how cheaply a retailer can get products to their doors.

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TRENDING: Robots And Humans Join Forces To Speed eCommerce, Together

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In the latest IoT Tracker, Cacioppo spoke to PYMNTS about how warehouse robot assistants can be a safer bet to help warehouses up their speed while staying flexible to changing business trends. Companies recognize the need for IoT security, but few are acting on those concerns.

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TRENDING: Honeyfund CEO: Payments Powering Honeymoons

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For more on these stories and the rest of the latest headlines from around the space, check out the Tracker’s News and Trends section. A lot of that has been the result of that experience-giving trend.”.

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Online Payment Trends in USA

Mobile Payments Today

Click here to view our latest infographic on key payment trends USA is experiencing a boom in digital commerce. Mobile-based platforms are generating the bulk of growth, as consumers opt to shop on-the-move.

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10 big FinTech trends in New Zealand

Chris Skinner

One such moment occurred last week at The Point, … The post 10 big FinTech trends in New Zealand appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. I present a lot around the world, and I am always delighted and honoured when a conference asks me back for a second visit. It reaffirms that you were ok the first time around and so a second bite is delightful.

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The Internet Trends Are In!

PYMNTS

Season of BBQ, vacations and Mary Meeker’s internet trends report. However, trends indicate that cord-cutting is carrying on, and that in fact media providers are just seeing the very tip of that iceberg as Facebook and Snapchat are both stepping into the arena. So coming out of this trends report, the incredibly large dimensions of the digital future becomes a bit clearer. To view Mary Meeker’s full 2016 internet trends report, click here. Ah, summer.

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Digital Payment Trends 2018

Mobile Payments Today

Five themes are driving change in payments today. Individually they have a significant impact on the way we pay. Combined, these effects are amplified, creating a powerful force on the payments landscape

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Trend Lab Nabs $12.7M To Boost Corporate FinServ With AI

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Trend Lab, a startup developing artificial intelligence (AI) solutions for the FinTech market, has revealed it secured new funding. Trend Lab was established in less than three months by its Founder and CEO Tin Mok, reports said, who wants to enhance FinTech across Hong Kong and the Asia-Pacific region. According to the company, Trend Lab includes involvement from key players in the industry, including Tencent and 360.

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5 Banking Tech Trends for 2017

Chris Skinner

… The post 5 Banking Tech Trends for 2017 appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. I kept Tuesday’s blog entry short because I knew that everyone was making predictions and writing much more in-depth pieces. Today’s guest blog entry is from Finanser friend David Horton. David wrote a great piece on LinkedIn over the holidays providing his five banking technology predictions for 2017 and has kindly allowed me to replicate it here.

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The Future of Customer Experience: Top 10 Trends for 2018 and Beyond (Infographic)

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So what’s trending in the world of CX today? Articles Infographics customer experience customer experience infographic customer experience trends customer service infographics