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UK Parliament OKs Online Safety Bill and Metaverse Protections
UK Parliament OKs Online Safety Bill and Metaverse Protections
September 20, 2023  |  Legal

The United Kingdom has passed its Online Safety Bill, and with it, new metaverse protections. The long-discussed bill concluded its final Parliamentary debate Tuesday (Sept....

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Lloyds and Fiserv Team on Wholesale FX Rates to Merchants
Lloyds and Fiserv Team on Wholesale FX Rates to Merchants
September 19, 2023  |  Partnerships

Lloyds Bank formed a foreign exchange (FX) partnership with payments company Fiserv. The collaboration makes Lloyds the first bank “to widely offer wholesale FX rates...

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PayPoint Offers Pay by Bank to UK Energy Customers
PayPoint Offers Pay by Bank to UK Energy Customers
September 11, 2023  |  Payment Methods

Digital payments firm PayPoint is offering a new pay-by-bank service. The British company said in a Monday (Sept. 11) press release that it has become...

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Does Fashion Have a Future in the Grocery Aisle?
Does Fashion Have a Future in the Grocery Aisle?
September 08, 2023  |  Retail

For generations, supermarkets have played a fundamental role in our daily routines, serving as a convenient destination to find all our grocery and household needs...

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Adyen Receives Banking License From UK Regulators
Adyen Receives Banking License From UK Regulators
September 07, 2023  |  Banking

Dutch FinTech Adyen is set to begin offering banking services in the United Kingdom. The company announced in a Thursday (Sept. 7) press release that...

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Buttnernut Box Raises Over $350 Million Amid Pet Care’s D2C Shift
Buttnernut Box Raises Over $350 Million Amid Pet Care’s D2C Shift
September 05, 2023  |  Investments

With consumers disproportionately turning to eCommerce channels to get their pet supplies — and willing to pay a premium to do so — Butternut Box is bringing...

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Acquired.com Unveils Tool to Promote UK Open Banking
Acquired.com Unveils Tool to Promote UK Open Banking
September 04, 2023  |  Banking

Acquired.com, a United Kingdom FinTech, has debuted a tool to help merchants offer open banking payments. The payments specialist’s Hosted Checkout solution lets merchants accept credit and...

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Report: Barclays Considers Selling Part of Its UK Payments Business
Report: Barclays Considers Selling Part of Its UK Payments Business
September 04, 2023  |  Acquisitions

British bank Barclays is reportedly considering selling part of its payments business. The bank could sell a stake in its unit that processes merchant payments, Reuters reported Monday...

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Crypto Exchange Coinbase Launches PayPal Integration for German and UK Users
Crypto Exchange Coinbase Launches PayPal Integration for German and UK Users
August 29, 2023  |  Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has added a new feature that allows users in Germany and the United Kingdom to link their PayPal accounts directly to Coinbase. This integration provides a...

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