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Are Smart Cities The Future Of Humanity?

Digital technology has provided society with hundreds of advances that make life easier and better for everyone. From the personal computer to the internet to the smartphone to the Internet of Things, we are increasingly living in a technologically driven world. But what if those technologies were bound together and used to build a Smart City? What would it take to make such a complex network feasible? And what would it look like to live in a such a city? Are these just the fevered imaginings of science fiction writers or could it be a real possibility?

Let’s dig a little deeper.

TSYS announced at 13. July 2017 that it has extended its commercial payments agreement with Degussa Bank in Germany. The multi-year agreement covers a broad range of products and services that TSYS will provide Degussa Bank’s corporate and business clients.
Degussa Bank offers a low cost, efficient solution for its commercial clients. TSYS provides processing services for the bank’s Mastercard and Visa products, as well as account decisioning and fraud and risk management services. A TSYS client since 2010, Degussa Bank chose TSYS for its market-leading technology, a proven delivery track record and its partnering approach.
Terms of the long-term agreement were not released.

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Gemalto is launching the Gemalto Assurance Hub, a groundbreaking approach to fraud prevention in onli​ne banking. Powered by machine learning, it analyses the profile and the behavior of customers in real time. The platform only activates additional authentication measures when required, providing a smooth user experience.

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The Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) has decided to develop a new service for the settlement of instant payments. The new service, TARGET instant payment settlement (TIPS), will enable citizens and firms to transfer money between each other in real time and will be available around the clock, 365 days a year.

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EBA CLEARING issued today a white paper on how to ensure a smooth takeoff for euro instant payments across Europe. The paper presents key factors for a successful ramp-up of real-time payments, such as payment certainty and reach, and explains how these can be supported at an infrastructure level.

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By Peter Jones, Managing Director at PSE Consulting: It is now almost 18 months since the introduction of the Interchange Fee Regulation (IFR). IFR covered a good deal more than the interchange fee caps and included substantial changes to the business rules for cards acceptance and processing frameworks. So, has implementation been effective and more importantly have there been unintended consequences? Weiterlesen hier bei European Payments Council.

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SWIFT announced at 23th May 2017 the availability of its new cross-border payments Tracker that enables international payments to be traced in real-time. The Tracker is the cornerstone of SWIFT gpi – the cooperative’s new payments innovation service – which is revolutionizing the industry by combining real-time payments tracking with the speed and certainty of same-day settlement for international payments.

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