Amazon

111 results about this entity

Period: 20 Jul 2017 - 26 Apr 2024

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Amazon to let Whole Foods shoppers pay with a wave

Amazon is testing biometric technology that will let Whole Foods shoppers pay for their groceries by waving their hands, according to the New York Post.

Facebook reveals digital wallet plan

Social media platform Facebook has unveiled further details of its much-anticipated digital currency offering, which it hopes will transform financial services.

Amazon targets unbanked with 'Credit Builder' card

Amazon has teamed up with Synchrony Financial to launch a secured credit card targeted at Americans with no credit history or bad credit.

'The move to cloud is a journey, not a destination'

Nitin Gupta, Global Head of Financial Services, Solutions and Partners, Amazon Web Services, speaks at The Temenos Community Forum 2019 in The Hague about how financial service platforms are transforming using AWS, how Banks can accelerate their cloud journey and what support AWS provides.

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Amazon launches P2P payments service in India

Amazon is launching a person-to-person mobile payments service in India that lets Android handset users make instant bank-to-bank transfers to their phone contacts.

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Worldpay becomes first acquirer to enable Amazon Pay

Amazon is breaking out of its own platform, striking a deal with Worldpay to let the acquirer's merchants add Amazon Pay as a checkout option.

Amazon talks to Mexican central bank about govt-backed m-payments system

The Mexican central bank is in talks with Amazon about support for a new government-backed QR code-based mobile payments service, according to Reuters.

TCS ports Bancs SaaS platform to Amazon Web Services

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting, and business solutions organization, announced that its flagship SaaS platform for banks and financial institutions, TCS BaNCS Cloud, is now available on Amazon Web Services (AWS) to help customers meet the operational demands of their businesses in the digital era, while lowering their cost of infrastructure.

ECB launches real-time payments system

The European Central Bank has unveiled its response to the rise of digital wallets with the launch of Target Instant Payments Settlement (TIPS), a pan-eurozone instant payments system.

Banco Sabadell lists Spanish stock prices on Alexa

Amazon's Alexa can now rattle off stock prices for securities listed on the Spanish continuous market thanks to a new skill developed by Banco Sabadell.

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Amazon looks to take mobile payments to brick-and-mortar stores

Amazon is opening up a new front in its battle to dominate the retail world, lining up brick-and-mortar stores to start accepting its mobile payments system, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Citi makes way for Amazon in Long Island Tower move

Citi today announced that it will move approximately 1,100 colleagues out of its space at One Court Square in Long Island City over the first half of next year to make room for Amazon to establish its new headquarters in New York.

PFM app Fintonic to fund interest-free deferred payments at Amazon

Financial management app Fintonic is collaborating with Amazon to provide Spanish clients with the option to fund interest fee purchases at the e-commerce store.

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Amazon to offer Western Union option for cross-border shopping

The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement, today announced it is has been engaged by Amazon to launch a new payment option that allows international shoppers to pay in person, in local currency where available, for their online purchases. Amazon is focused on providing international customers with access to millions of products.

Icici Bank launches co-branded credit card with Amazon

ICICI Bank, today announced the launch of a co-branded credit card in an exclusive partnership with ‘Amazon Pay’, the online payment platform of the global e-commerce company Amazon.

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US payments giants struggle to meet Indian data storage deadline

Visa, Mastercard, American Express, PayPal and Amazon all look to have failed to meet the deadline to comply with new rules that require information about transactions in India to be stored in the country.

Amazon casts a long dark shadow over banking

Bain is once again raising the spectre of the big banking bogeyman that is Amazon, pointing to research which suggests that 65% of Prime subscribers would be prepared to open a bank account with the e-commerce giant.

Amazon sizes up price comparison market

Amazon is reportedly eyeing a foray into the financial comparison market, holding talks with some of Europe's big insurance firms about a possible launch in the UK.

CBA and Mastercard join digital transport accelerator in Australia

Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Andrew Constance today announced Transport for NSW will partner with City Innovation Foundation, Mastercard, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Optus and Amazon Web Services as part of a new Future Transport Digital Accelerator based at the Sydney Startup Hub at Wynyard Green.

Synchrony debuts Alexa Skill for managing Amazan store cards

Synchrony (NYSE: SYF) today announced that for the first time, customers can manage their Amazon.com Store Card through voice commands, using Alexa.