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Barclays launches community ‘Eagle Labs’

Barclays has announced plans to open up under-utilised spaces in its branches and offices to help boost the UK’s digital skills. The launch of ‘Eagle Labs’, will see the bank give customers and non-customers in local businesses and communities the…

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Skipton upgrades in-branch chip and PIN

Skipton Building Society has completed a project to replace the chip and PIN entry devices across its branch network. As the current provision was reaching end of life, Skipton opted to enhance customer experience and security by rolling out new…

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Tigo partners TransferTo on mobile money

Telco Millicom is expanding its Tigo Money brand across Latin America through a tie-up with mobile money hub TransferTo. Tigo Money wallets allow customers to send and receive money domestically, as well as receive money sent internationally. Customers can also…

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Atom Bank makes Grasp for digital design firm

Digital-only bank Atom has acquired IT development business Grasp – a company more used to designing user interfaces for the video games industry. Grasp – which has worked with brands including F1, NASCAR, MTV and James Bond – is owned…

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Visa and MasterCard dominate Europe

Visa and MasterCard brands collectively account for 86 per cent of all European payment cards, according to RBR’s latest report. Visa held the largest share in Europe as a whole and in western Europe, while MasterCard had a larger share…

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YBS installs ‘IT vending machines’

Staff at Yorkshire Building Society (YBS) will soon be able to pick up replacement IT equipment through self-service vending machines. The building society is piloting the initiative in association with its managed services supplier Computacenter. The machines will be stocked…