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The Future of Payments Security: 3 Predictions for Dramatic Change in 2016

February 11, 2016 by

The top predictions for payments security, as well as the challenges and opportunities businesses will face this year as these predictions become reality.

Samsung’s Newest Biometric Security is All in the Bloodstream

February 10, 2016 by

There are several forms of biometric security on hand already, and Samsung’s looking to up that number by one thanks to a new system: your circulatory system.

Wargaming’s Multiplayer Enthusiasts Can Now Buy Virtual Gold with Bitcoin

February 10, 2016 by

Multiplayer giant Wargaming has partnered with leading Bitcoin exchange BitPay, and now accepts Bitcoin payments for their online gaming platform.

Euler Hermes’ New Insurance Solution to Simplify Trade Credit Management for Small Businesses

February 10, 2016 by

Euler Hermes, the oldest and largest provider of trade credit insurance and accounts receivable management solutions, announced that they are launching a new credit insurance product called Simplicity.

Apple Pay Clears Two Million Locations, and More to Follow

February 10, 2016 by

The service is now available at over two million retail locations, and there are more to follow.

A New Security Problem at eBay Comes With No Fixes

February 9, 2016 by

Normally, when a security problem is spotted with the operation of a major online commerce operation, there’s a flurry of activity.

Mercury and Element Rebrand as Vantiv Integrated Payments

February 9, 2016 by

Mercury Payment Systems and Element Payment Services have rebranded themselves as Vantiv Integrated Payments.

Adyen Research Underlines the Meteoric Rise of Fintech in Asia

February 9, 2016 by

Research recently released from international online payment solutions provider Adyen really underlines the important role financial technology is playing in the emerging Asia Pacific region.

Singapore Launching Yet Another Fintech Accelerator

February 9, 2016 by

The small yet wealthy city-state Singapore is launching yet another financial technology accelerator.

Making Contact with Contactless Payments

February 9, 2016 by

At the start of 2014, just two percent of U.S. retailers accepted contactless payments, previously making them more of a futuristic concept than a viable means of transacting. Not so in 2016.


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