5G may boost the UK economy by almost £16bn by 2025

5G could boost the UK economy by up to £15.7bn each year by 2025, though this opportunity may never be seized due to a lack of knowledge within the industry


UK digital advertising market to break £15bn barrier in 2019 – Barclays

Digital advertising spend in the UK is expected to grow to above £15bn this year with double digit growth predicted as the nation shifts away from traditional media forms, according


Secure-payment app Bink raises £10m in funding round led by Barclays

Retail technology startup, Bink, has raised £10m in a funding round led by Barclays, which will also take a minority stake in the company. Bink, an integrated loyalty program platform, combines


CLS, IBM, Barclays, Citi trial blockchain-based financial app store

Foreign exchange settlement firm CLS has teamed up with IBM and nine financial institutions, including Barclays and Citi, to begin testing a platform that provides the financial services industry with


Mobile and wearable payments are surging in the UK

Mobile and wearable payments are on the rise in the UK, with the pair of ‘touch-and-go’ payments options growing by 365 per cent and 129 per cent over the last


Barclaycard tech allows you to walk out of a restaurant without waiting for the bill

Barclays’ credit card and payments provider Barclaycard has created a solution that enables diners walk out of a restaurant as soon as they’re finished eating and not have to wait


Barclays introduces iPhone voice payments via Siri

Barclays has teamed up with Apple to become the first UK high street bank to introduce the ability for customers to make payments using their voice through Siri. Siri has


Barclays £10m initiative sees fraud prevention tools introduced on mobile

Barclays, one the UK’s largest banks, has introduced new controls to help its customers stay safe against fraudulent activity. The controls are part of a £10m nationwide initiative aimed at


Barclays Trial First Contactless Mobile Cash Service

Barclays has launched the first contactless mobile cash service, allowing customers to withdraw up to £100. The service will operate solely on NFC-enabled Android smartphones that have the latest version


Awards Preview – Most Effective Proximity Marketing Campaign

Every day between now and the Effective Mobile Marketing Awards Ceremony on 17 November, we will be previewing the finalists in one of the 3o categories. Today, its the turn

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