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Uber seeks Dutch payments licence in drive to diversify

“Sky News has learnt that Uber has applied to the Dutch central bank for an e-money licence that will enable it to streamline its payment processes across businesses such as its core ride-hailing app and its fast-growing UberEats food delivery venture. Sources said the attempt to become classified as an electronic money institution was being […]
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Global

OK Mobile Payments App Poised To Hit Netherlands In April

“OK’s launch plans are anything but merely OK; they’re downright exemplary. The app will hit 5,000 locations throughout the Netherlands at launch, and by the closing of 2018, that number will triple to reach at least 15,000 points. Users will be able to store credit and debit cards with the app, along with reward cards […]
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Global

On trial: travel with a bank card or credit card

“Today, the recruitment of test travelers on the Leiden-The Hague route starts with their payment card instead of the OV chip card. Interested travelers can now register for the test that starts in two weeks and will take half a year. At the stations between Leiden Central and The Hague, participants check in and out at NS […]