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Neither is a household name in the United States, but Rakuten’s acquisition of Viber is one of the most important stories in mobile messaging for 2014.
Starbucks will no longer accept mobile payments through Square after the two announced the termination of a 3-year partnership.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has reportedly filed a lawsuit against Sprint over issues accompanying third-party billing.
A survey by One Poll and Dimensional Research indicates only one percent of respondents feel that mobile payments are safe for in-store transactions.
A less stringent BitLicense from the NYDFS, hinted during a Ben Lawsky Bipartisan Policy Center keynote, may soon cause bitcoin proponents to rejoice.
Merchant Warehouse has released new data detailing the domestic and international growth of different segments of the payments industry for Q3 2014.
Mozido is expanding its global reach by acquiring majority ownership in U.S.-based mobile commerce company CorFire.
The European Parliament has reached an initial deal on maximum processing fees for debit and credit card transactions.
Samsung may be in talks with innovative mobile payment startup LoopPay to create a new mobile payment experience.
Bitcoin is so far the worst investment of 2014, with a 55.9% decline for the year as of December 17th.
BTC China, one of the world’s largest bitcoin exchanges by volume, welcomes former Alipay analyst, Patrick Dai, as co-founder and COO.
In a move to lower risks related to consumer data theft, First Data and Verifone have forged a strategic partnership to decouple payment data from the POS.
Amdocs will bring together financial institutions and telecom operators to provide its Mobile Financial Services platform to the global emerging market.
New funding for Adyen brings the global payment provider a valuation north of $1 billion.