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    Mastercard extends tie to Alipay

    The card giant said the expanded partnership will let the Chinese digital wallet company’s 1 billion users send payments to 180 markets.

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    Ballooning credit card balances loom over retail sales

    The level of debt may surpass the all-time record this year, even when adjusted for inflation, some analysts say.

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    Nuvei forms committee to evaluate ‘strategic alternatives’

    The Canadian payments company confirmed it’s in talks about a potential transaction with a third party, noting the committee will explore possibilities.

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    Afterpay extends reach beyond apparel

    The Block-owned buy now, pay later provider said its expansion is a response to younger consumers looking for new tools to manage inflation.

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    Marqeta CFO touts EWA expansion

    The card-issuing fintech has seen adoption of its debit card-linked EWA product increase as hourly workers at Walmart and Uber have been added, CFO Mike Milotich said.

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    FreedomPay doubles down on gateway focus

    The company, which provides point-of-sale payments and other technology services to merchants, isn’t interested in handling acquiring, said President Chris Kronenthal. 

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    Fiserv searches for ‘tuck-in type’ deals

    Despite a focus on smaller acquisition options, the processor doesn’t feel confined to a particular price range, CFO Bob Hau suggested Thursday.

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    CFPB warns of ‘dangers’ on standards for open banking

    “We know dangers exist when more powerful players weaponize industry standards,” Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Rohit Chopra said in advance of finalizing an open banking rule later this year.

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    Fintech founder backs Google, Apple

    “It’s easy for giant app companies to pick fights with Apple and Google, but when billionaire companies fight about who gets richer, it’s usually the little guy that loses,” writes CashEx’s CEO.

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    Banking apps fall short on fraud protections: report

    Consumer Reports Senior Director Delicia Hand said preventing fraud and scams is "crucial" for traditional and digital banks alike, as more of their customers use their mobile apps.

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    ACI CEO weighs in on FedNow, cross-border payments

    The federal real-time payments system may spool up slowly, but it could ultimately transform U.S. cross-border payments, ACI Worldwide's CEO predicted.

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    Visa teams with SAP’s Taulia on embedded payments

    The card network giant wants to simplify payment processes for chief financial officers, accounts payable staff and procurement professionals, via the new tie.

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    Stripe reports payments volume increase

    The digital payments company processed $1 trillion in total payments volume last year, according to its annual letter released Wednesday.

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    Klarna’s IPO prospects grab spotlight

    The BNPL provider’s CEO has suggested the company could IPO “quite soon,” but fintech investors expect the market will first want to see a stronger track record of profitability.

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    PayPal, Mastercard add C-suite hires

    Payments firms are loading up on new C-suite hires this year as some in the industry build out new management teams.

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    FDIC pushes regulators to address tokenization

    Tokenization could be a "major leap" for the monetary system. FDIC Vice Chairman Travis Hill doesn't want the U.S. to be left out.

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    PayPal may axe straggler business units

    On the fringes of the digital payment pioneer’s two main businesses are some in a third category that could be jettisoned this year, CEO Alex Chriss said last week.

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    Affirm CFO swears off auto lending, for now

    The buy now, pay later company seeks to be involved in more consumer spending opportunities, but finance chief Michael Linford all but ruled out auto lending.

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    Hertz taps Stripe for digital payments

    The digital payments company will power website and app-based reservations for the car rental business, along with providing a point-of-sale system.