This week in Payment news

Klarna Launches in the U.S. with

September 1, 2015 by

Klarna, the leading European payment solutions provider, announced its official launch of operations within the U.S. with, its first major retail partner.

Good Evening, Sir! Is Your Refrigerator…Stealing Gmail Credentials?

August 31, 2015 by

The Samsung smart fridge, at last report, is potentially susceptible to what’s known as a “man in the middle” attack, as it’s designed to display information from Gmail Calendar.

Old-Fashioned Payment Methods Impact Cost of Doing Business According to Currency Cloud

August 31, 2015 by

It is clearly evident that the transaction time of international payments is an excruciatingly slow—as 37 percent of all US businesses noted this as a major source of consistent aggravation.

Germany-Based Wirecard Bids $9.4 Billion for WorldPay

August 31, 2015 by

Last week, Germany-based payment processor Wirecard AG joined the bidding for U.K. based World Pay Ltd., with bid of US $9.4 billion.

Coindesk and PwC: Bitcoin Investments Increase 262.5 Percent from 2014 to 2015

August 31, 2015 by

Bitpay Chief Commercial Officer Sonny Singh, recently led a discussion on the advancements of the digital currency space.

Major Bitcoin Exchanges are Using Vogogo’s Risk Mitigation and Compliance Service

August 31, 2015 by

Some of the leading Bitcoin companies have subscribed to its risk management and regulatory compliance services.

Mobile Payments Utilized for PGA Tour Event

August 28, 2015 by

MasterCard has collaborated with the PGA Tour to deliver mobile payments for an event.

Wienerschnitzel Joins Growing Line of Restaurants With Mobile Rewards

August 28, 2015 by

Wienerschnitzel has brought out its own mobile payments platform with the Wiener Rewards app.

Goldman Sachs to Release Analytical Tools to Clients

August 28, 2015 by

Goldman Sachs announced earlier this month that it would release a suite of analytical tools to its clients.

Fernando Villar Completes First Bitcoin Transaction in Cuba

August 28, 2015 by

Cuba’s third unofficial currency could potentially be Bitcoin.

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