RBS archive

  • Natwest and RBS to issue contactless cards
    Online

    Natwest and RBS to issue contactless cards

    By 5 February 2013

    NatWest and RBS have confirmed that they will be issuing contactless cards to more than 2 million of their customers starting from April and rolling out over the next year.  In a move that will no doubt catapult contactless payment in the UK, Natwest...

  • RBS and Nat West customers first to get Visa's V.me PayPal rival in UK
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    RBS and Nat West customers first to get Visa's V.me PayPal rival in UK

    By 28 November 2012

    RBS and Nat West customers will be the first in the UK to sign up to Visa's digital wallet online payment system, V.me. An initial trial has already started, with a full rollout expected to get under way from spring 2013. V.me is essentially Visa's answer...

  • RBS and Natwest launch social network for entrepreneurs
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    RBS and Natwest launch social network for entrepreneurs

    By 24 October 2012

    RBS and NatWest are giving start-ups, entrepreneurs and potential investors an opportunity to meet online, in the hope that new businesses will be launched as a result. The Bizcrowd website is currently taking registrations before going live on 28 November,...

  • Visa, RBS and Nat West join forces to offer NFC contactless payment for iPhone 4 and 4S users
    Phones

    Visa, RBS and Nat West join forces to offer NFC contactless payment for iPhone 4 and 4S users

    By 2 October 2012

    One of the technologies that still alludes the iPhone, even with the launch of the iPhone 5, is NFC - Near Field Communication. With it, a user can simply tap their phone on a compatible reader to pay for goods. The Samsung Galaxy S III has it, as do...

  • Cardless cash withdrawals with RBS and NatWest app
    Phones

    Cardless cash withdrawals with RBS and NatWest app

    By 13 June 2012

    RBS and NatWest customers can now leave their wallet behind and still withdraw money via their smartphones’s banking app. Cash withdrawals of up to £100 can be made by making the request through the RBS and NatWest app, which will in turn send a six-digit...

  • GAME rescued by OpCapita deal
    Gaming

    GAME rescued by OpCapita deal

    By 31 March 2012

    GAME, the troubled UK high street video game retailer, looks to have been saved by a deal that is expected to be confirmed on Sunday morning. According to The Telegraph and the BBC, OpCapita, a consortium previously linked to buying GAME in the past,...

  • GAME websites re-open as RBS buy-out imminent
    Gaming

    GAME websites re-open as RBS buy-out imminent

    By 30 March 2012

    Both of the GAME Group websites have re-opened today, as news for the UK retailer improves. Although it may have come too late to save the 277 stores closed by the administrators and the subsequent 2,104 job losses, it is believed that the troubled company...