Barclays – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com News and analysis on the emerging technologies transforming how consumers choose what to buy, who to buy from, and how to pay Mon, 18 Mar 2019 15:36:44 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.1 https://www.nfcworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/cropped-nfc-world-site-icon-32x32.png Barclays – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com 32 32 37289602 Barclays to roll its wearable payments service into its Pingit mobile payment app https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/03/06/361899/barclays-to-roll-its-wearable-payments-service-into-its-pingit-mobile-payment-app/ Wed, 06 Mar 2019 14:10:17 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=61899 Barclays has announced plans to roll its bPay prepaid wearable payments offering into its Pingit mobile payments app, “giving 3.6m users access to simple ways to pay on the go”. The move is “in line with the ambition to build out Pingit as Barclays’ mobile payments brand, providing an all-in-one app for users to manage […]

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MWC: Wearable Payment Summit slides now available to download https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/03/05/361866/mwc-wearable-payment-summit-slides-now-available-to-download/ Tue, 05 Mar 2019 17:44:01 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=61866 Presentations from the Wearable Payment Summit at MWC Barcelona 2019 are now available to download from the NFC World Knowledge Centre. The summit featured speakers from Tappy Technologies, Barclays, Timex, Gemalto and Zwipe, and was moderated by NFC World’s editor Sarah Clark. The all-morning conference was held on Tuesday 26 February 2019 and saw each […]

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Tappy Technologies joins the NFC World Partner Program https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/02/22/361768/tappy-technologies-joins-the-nfc-world-partner-program/ Fri, 22 Feb 2019 17:24:34 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=61768 PARTNER NEWS: Hong Kong-based Tappy Technologies offers a range of wearable payments products including watch straps, wristbands and key fobs that come with an embedded contactless payment chip. Customers include Barclays bPay, Icici Bank, Axis Bank, Etisalat, Timex, Mondaine and Guess. “Our goal is to enable all traditional timepiece and jewellery brands to easily add […]

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Barclays to let UK merchants accept payments direct from customers’ bank accounts https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/02/18/361672/barclays-to-let-uk-merchants-accept-payments-direct-from-customers-bank-accounts/ Mon, 18 Feb 2019 12:17:00 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=61672 “Pay by Bank app allows shoppers to pay quickly and securely for goods and services on a mobile device, without the need to enter payment details, logins or passwords. Customers simply select the Pay by Bank app option during the checkout process, at which point they log into their existing mobile banking app to seamlessly […]

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Barclays links retail loyalty programmes to payments cards https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/02/12/361621/barclays-links-retail-loyalty-programmes-to-payments-cards/ Tue, 12 Feb 2019 15:35:22 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=61621 Barclays is rolling out a service which will enable customers to collect points from different retailers’ loyalty schemes when they pay with their Barclays bank card. The launch follows a £10m investment headed by Barclays in payment linked loyalty business Bink. Barclays and Bink are working together to enable Barclays’ customers to link the loyalty […]

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Barclays lets customers use their mobile banking app to restrict the type of stores their card can be used in https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/12/12/358754/barclays-mobile-banking-app-restrict-type-of-stores-card-can-be-used-in/ Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:32:28 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58754 Barclays bank account holders in the UK can now use a new feature in their mobile banking app to stop their card from being used to make purchases in one or more of five categories of retailer — grocery stores and supermarkets; restaurants, takeaways, pubs and bars; petrol stations; gambling sites and betting shops; premium […]

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Barclays files blockchain funds transfer and KYC patents https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/07/20/357650/barclays-files-blockchain-funds-transfer-and-kyc-patents/ Fri, 20 Jul 2018 12:42:28 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=57650 “The US Patent and Trademark Office published two applications by the UK’s second-largest bank Thursday, both of which revolve around account security. Perhaps most notably, however, was an application for a patent which outlined a blockchain platform which could facilitate cryptocurrency transfers. The bank also proposed streamlining know-your-customer processes by storing identifying information on a […]

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Barclays signs digital and mobile payments deal with PayPal https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/04/30/356934/barclays-signs-digital-and-mobile-payments-deal-with-paypal/ Mon, 30 Apr 2018 11:33:26 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=56934 “Consumers are expected to benefit from a raft of new features that will make it even easier to manage their PayPal account in Barclays digital channels, and to use their Barclays products in their PayPal digital wallet… PayPal and Barclays will explore unique ways to connect Pingit and PayPal to improve how customers can move […]

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Barclays trials digital receipt service https://www.nfcworld.com/2017/11/13/355535/barclays-trials-digital-receipt-service/ Mon, 13 Nov 2017 13:54:09 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=55535 “Flux, the London fintech startup founded by former early employees at Revolut, has announced a partnership with Barclays in the UK that will see it trial its itemised receipt technology with 10,000 of the bank’s customers… On the merchant side, the trial also sees Flux partnering with Barclaycard, which will provide the ability for merchants, […]

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Barclays CEO: Payments is the battleground of finance https://www.nfcworld.com/2017/10/17/355087/barclays-ceo-payments-battleground-finance/ Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:59:31 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=55087 “Barclays Plc will need to defend its advantages in the payments business from encroachment by technology companies including Amazon.com Inc and Apple Inc, according to chief executive officer Jes Staley. ‘There are some tectonic shifts going on, driven by tech and the geopolitical environment… All the banks are very focused on the payments space. That […]

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