Ingo Money CEO Drew Edwards spent some time with PYMNTS CEO Karen Webster talking about distributed banking — aka banking-as-a-service — and how it differs from open banking. Edwards said that open banking is mostly about moving information, not about moving money between a consumer, her bank, and a third party, like the Robinhood app — at least for now. That data exchange makes it possible for a FinTech to step into the middle of the transaction but also makes the bank little more than the “dumb pipes” that serve as the funding source.Read More
We have seen the banking and payments industries recover from the challenges of the COVID-19 Pandemic with a resurgence of checks and sustained volumes of other payments. With this recovery, banks and financial institutions can now refocus on automation and fraud prevention projects which have been delayed while the economy recovers.Read More
While Bitcoin cryptocurrency has been for many years held at arms length by mainstream consumers — it’s been considered volatile because of how much and how quickly its value can change, and the 2018 Bitcoin crash is still fresh in the mind of the industry — there are signs that it is gaining more widespread acceptance.Read More
Last week, we took a deep dive into a video by Mythbusters on CPU vs GPU, detailing how GPU provides a higher rate of speed and accuracy than CPU, essential for check processing and fraud detection. But, why are GPU processors necessary for artificial intelligence and machine learning?Read More
Back in August, we explored the importance of Nvidia’s data centers to real-time check processing. The blog post garnered a huge amount of attention from our readers, yielding requests to take a deeper dive of the featured video from Mythbusters and the subject of GPUs vs CPUs.Read More
The Amazon Web Services website reports that Capital One is completing its migration as the first US Bank to go all-in on the cloud — and it’s making waves in the industry. “Capital One, one of the largest banks in the United States, announced in November 2020 that it had completed the migration from all eight of its on-premises data centers to Amazon Web Services (AWS), becoming the first US bank to report that it was all in on the cloud.Read More
We’re pleased to announce that our ORBOIMPACT VIRTUAL CONFERENCE, a two-day online event which covered Healthcare Payments on Thursday, October 29, and Banking & Payments on Friday, October 30, was a huge success! Industry speakers coupled with OrboGraph experts focused on AI innovation and payment strategy helped drive strong attendance, while innovative polling encouraged attendee…Read More
Hopefully you’ve already registered for the ORBOIMPACT VIRTUAL CONFERENCE scheduled for October 29th and 30th. If not, what are you waiting for?
ORBOIMPACT will explore AI innovation in the fields of check payments, check fraud, and healthcare remittance automation. The event is FREE and is accepting a limited number of virtual attendees , so register today if you haven’t already!
Check out our star-studded lineup of speakers!Read More
Even as we see our industry create and adopt newer and better, more precise tools for improving check processing and preventing fraud (we proclaimed 2019, remember, the Year of AI and Modernization), it’s important to be aware of how to most effectively integrate new technology the current ecosystem in a manner that maximizes return on investment.Read More
The “death knell” for checks has been sending false alarms for a decade; year after year we are told it’s time for checks to fade away, and 2020 is no different. However, the paper check hangs on and remains undeniably popular in spite of the frequency with which it is derided.Read More