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QUBE Events gathers world-leading Payments & RegTech experts in Cyprus for the 12th NextGen Payment & RegTech Forum!

The much anticipated 12th NextGen Payment & RegTech Forum is taking place on 2-3 November 2022, at the 5-star Amathus Beach Hotel & Resort in Limassol, Cyprus.  The 12th NextGen Payments & RegTech Forum is a unique gathering of renowned global decision-makers across the entire Payments and RegTech community. AGENDA highlights: The Evolving Payments Technology […]

Newsdesk | 3 minutes | Wednesday, 19th October

The 11th NextGen Payment and RegTech Forum Gathers International Payment and RegTech Experts in Athens!

The 11th NextGen Payment & RegTech Forum is set to take place on 21-22 September 2022 in Athens, Greece!  The 11th NextGen Payments and RegTech Forum is an inspirational gathering connecting leading decision-makers from across the entire Payments and RegTech community, delivering optimum benefit through premium content and bespoke networking opportunities. High-achieving specialists will inspire […]

Newsdesk | 3 minutes | Wednesday, 3rd August

Universities Offering FinTech Masters

A Master’s in FinTech will ensure you are ready to work in the industry of financial services focusing on leveraging technology. That includes using the internet and other advanced methods to offer financial services and products. Some examples include electronic payments, digital finance, financial management over smartphones or computers, etc. Do you feel like a […]

Newsdesk | 3 minutes | Wednesday, 15th June

Revealed: Eurovision budgets are getting smaller

It’s a rumour that’s been around nearly as long as the competition itself: countries don’t actually want to win the Eurovision Song Contest, because it’s too expensive to host. Whether that’s actually true, of course, depends very much on which country you’re talking about, what they want to get out of it (Geopolitical influence? Tourism […]

Newsdesk | 3 minutes | Wednesday, 11th May

Revealed: Summer Cruises Increase your CO2 Emission by 4700% per KM vs Train Travel

Revealed: Summer Cruises Increase your CO2 Emission by 4700% per KM vs Train Travel Travelling by cruise ship rather than train this summer could increase passengers’ CO2 emissions each kilometre by 4716%, MoneyTransfers.com can reveal.  A cruise ship emits 10,700g CO2 per hour per passenger, and with an average speed of 37km (20 knots) per […]

Newsdesk | 3 minutes | Tuesday, 10th May

Hopping mad: Inflation hits Easter eggs

Consumers around the UK are feeling the pinch from rising inflation, with the Consumer Price Index (CPI) rising by 6.2% in the 12 months to March 2022. Food prices have been a particular pain point, increasing at their fastest rate since 2011.  So how is that impacting that most cherished of springtime snacks – the […]

Newsdesk | 3 minutes | Wednesday, 13th April

How sanctions on Russia are impacting its citizens

How sanctions on Russia are impacting its citizens Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has rightly drawn criticism from politicians, celebrities, business people, and citizens around the world.  From sanctions aimed at Russian oligarchs and tight controls placed on stock market trading to the removal of Russia from SWIFT and global brands like McDonald’s shutting down some […]

Newsdesk | 3 minutes | Thursday, 24th March

How 5G use will explode in the next decade

How 5G use will explode in the next decade The introduction of 5G to the general public hasn’t got off to the best start. Press around it has ranged from the bad to bizarre, with national security concerns over its rollout in the UK, airlines warning its signals may interfere with aircraft navigation systems, and […]

Newsdesk | 3 minutes | Thursday, 17th March

Interest in money transfers to Ukraine doubles amid tension with Russia

Interest in money transfers to Ukraine doubles amid tension with Russia Uncertainty over a potential Russian invasion of Ukraine has resulted in twice the amount of people searching for how to transfer money in and out of the country, according to data from MoneyTransfers.com.  Figures show visits to the site’s Ukraine page increased by 173% […]

Newsdesk | 3 minutes | Wednesday, 16th February

Revealed: UK cities with the most “Buy Now Pay Later” debt

Revealed: UK cities with the most “Buy Now Pay Later” debt Online shoppers in Plymouth have racked up the most debt from Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) services according to figures from a recent survey of 2,025 Brits. BNPL debt averages out at £530.86 per person in the port city, ahead of shoppers in Nottingham […]

Newsdesk | 3 minutes | Tuesday, 1st February