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ACI Worldwide Survey: Keeping Up With the Evolving Payments Market

April 27, 2015 by

ACI Worldwide and Ovum have released a report detailing the sentiments of payments industry executives.

Visa, MasterCard, and Apple May Win Big in China

April 27, 2015 by

The Chinese market for bank card clearing is about to get a lot more open, and leading US payment companies may find great opportunities there.

Forecast for India’s Growing Payments Sector Hits 40 Percent, Led by PayU and MobiKwik

April 27, 2015 by

Based on data from the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), the country’s digital payments space is expected to increase by 40 percent.

Why Did Bangkok Copy Uber and US Cities Don’t?

April 27, 2015 by

While Uber faces pushback from authorities domestic and abroad, cities like Bangkok are partnering to bring Uber-like features to their taxis.

Robocoin Unveils Money Remittance Solution Powered by Bitcoin

April 24, 2015 by

Robocoin’s Romit solution aims to make sending and receiving cash easier and cheaper with bitcoin.

China Ends Monopoly on Card Payments

April 24, 2015 by

China UnionPay will no longer hold a monopoly on electronic payments in China.

Bankymoon Integrates Bitcoin Bill Payments for the Unbanked

April 24, 2015 by

Bankymoon, a South African bitcoin startup, is working on an application that would allow individuals to pay for utility bills using digital currency.

GlobalPlatform and the Identity Task Force

April 23, 2015 by

GlobalPlatform, the association that standardizes the management of applications on secure chip technology, recently announced the launch of a dedicated Identity Task Force.

Apple Steps Up its Lobbying Efforts in Mobile Payments

April 23, 2015 by

Apple is stepping up its lobbying efforts in the United States, with a good chunk of focus on the mobile payments front.

Bluefin and Paydunk Unveil Mobile Security and Integrated E-Commerce Payment Solution

April 23, 2015 by

Bluefin and Paydunk are teaming up for fast and secure mobile checkouts.


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