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Peer-2-Peer released new figures today indicating that the P2P industry is responsible for more than £2.1 billion in loans during 2014, doubling in size since 2013. The number of lenders has increased by one third and borrowers have also increased by 90% according to the statement by Peer-to-Peer Finance Association

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Payoff, Inc. Announced this week that founder, President and Editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post media Group, Arianna Huffington will be joining their Board of Directors. The board currently comprises of Mohamed El-Erian (Former CEO, Pimco), Joe Saunders (Former CEO, Visa), Sean Park (Founder & Chairman, Anthemis Group), Jim Lane (Former

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IT spending in North American banks will get a serious push this year. Expected to grow about 4.5%, IT spending will reach $62.2 billion in 2015 from $59.5 billion in 2014. Growth will drop slightly in 2016 and is expected to reach $64.8 billion according to analyst firm Celent. The

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Over 200,000 Self- Serve Appliances To Accept Apple Pay
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Since its launch in October last year, Apple Pay has been steadily growing in popularity. However, self- serving hardware seem to be one of the last few places to accept only cash or cards. USA Technologies (NASDAQ: USAT), a leader of wireless, cashless payment and M2M/IoT solutions for small-ticket, self-serve

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Why User Experience Is Vital For The Success Of Cloud Platforms
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User experience in cloud platforms is becoming table stakes amid intensifying price competition for increasingly commoditized services. The ability to effectively manage application performance and user experience is a key component of every infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) and platform-as-a-service (PaaS) provider’s cloud monitoring strategy.  As a result, cloud platform providers must continue

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Net Neutrality; What Does It Really Mean For The Future Of The Internet?
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Net Neutrality discusses the openness of the internet; the fact that all internet access should be equal, neutral irrespective of service. All data should be equally accessible across users, speeds remain unregulated and throttled, and among other things, all services be equally accessible across and within networks. This, however, is

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Digital Wallet Consolidates Up To 25 Cards, Predicts User Preferences
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Taking a step back from the wireless digital wallet solutions by Apple and Google, startup Qvivr has launched ‘Swyp’, a smart digital wallet that can hold upto 25 cards ranging from credit cards, debit cards, loyalty cards, gift cards to frequent flyer cards; essentially any magnetic stripe based card. Developed

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Phablets To Take Mobile Banking By Storm
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CHARLOTTE, NC – January 27, 2015- Carlisle & Gallagher Consulting Group, a business and technology consulting firm exclusively focussed on financial services industry released findings which predict that Phablets will dominate the mobile device market share by 2020. C&G surveyed 1,005 U.S. consumers online as well as interviewed top financial

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Intuit'S Quickbooks Now Integrated With Payment Processing Service Stripe
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In the new partnership between start-up Stripe and Intuit Inc., a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, a new product has been developed for on- demand workers to help them recognise payments as income and optimise taxes and maximise deductions. San Francisco based

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Federal Reserve Offers Strategies For Improving The U.s. Payment System
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January 26, 2015- The Federal reserve issued a report titled “Strategies for Improving the U.S. Payment System” offering solutions to enhance the speed, safety and efficiency of the U.S. payment system. Falling behind various other countries in optimization of payment systems, the Fed is finally is adopting these measures. “A

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