Micropayments originally came into being around the 1990s . As the name suggests , this refers to extremely small amounts being transferred online through web protocols. At that time online payments were expensive and the challenge was to make micropayment feasible for billing for online media publishing which meant restricting the cost to a bare … Continue reading Terminology : MicroPayments
Just when we thought chequebooks and cheque processing was on its way out , we see a unique use case where the traditional banking instrument uses new age disruptive technology such as blockchain to combat cheque fraud.Emirates Islamic, one of the leading Islamic financial institutions in the UAE, announced that it will introduce blockchain technology into its cheques as a fraud prevention measure . Read on to find out how Cheque Chain will work.
The Union Bank of India heist is another wake up call to evaluate technologies that avert and plug loopholes and end what is today a wire transfer monopoly
Since its inception around 1984 ,the Electronic Bill Presentment and Payments (EBPP) business has seen a continuous evolution in terms of business models , technology components and services offered by bank . Governments have taken key initiatives to ensure that clearing houses and regulatory bodies support the growth of homegrown EBPP Models. It has emerged as a key change driver driver in the way corporates manage the end to end billing and collection cycle and paved way for a new wave of consumer-centric digital payments and product innovation . Read on for a primer in EBPP