India lifts ban on Mastercard - TechCrunch
India has lifted restrictions on Mastercard after the payments giant demonstrated ‘satisfactory compliance’ with the South Asian market’s local data storage rules, the central bank said on Thursday. In a series of moves last year, the Reserve Bank of India indefinitely barred Mast?
ClearBank, a UK banking rails provider, raises $230M from Apax to expand into Europe and the US - TechCrunch
ClearBank – a UK fintech that has built a new set of cloud-based financial rails that allows banks and other customers real-time clearance on payment transactions and other financial services – has closed a big round of funding, money it will be using to take its services beyond its hom?
Bank of England unveils new banknote celebrating WW2 code-breaker Turing
The Bank of England unveiled the design of a new banknote celebrating mathematician Alan Turing, who helped Britain win World War Two with his code-breaking skills but is believed to have killed himself after being convicted for having sex with a male partner.