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Federal Reserve Governor Calls for Banks to Choose Optimal Security

June 30, 2015 by

As the switch to chip card technology in the United States is underway, it appears that financial institutions are taking the easy way out when it comes to security.

Consumers Eager for More Education in Payment Methods, Says Study

June 30, 2015 by

A study from Smartpay reveals New Zealanders want more payments education.

Barclaycard Releases bPay Products Ahead of Apple Pay’s UK Launch

June 30, 2015 by

In what many see as a bold move, Barclaycard’s bPay has launched three new Near Field Communication (NFC) products.

Kraken Partners With Vogogo, Launches Bitcoin Exchange in Canada

June 30, 2015 by

Kraken, a San Francisco-based bitcoin exchange, announced it will bring its services to Canada.

Buy Your Groupons on the Go With Apple Watch

June 30, 2015 by

These days frugality isn’t just a smart idea; for some, it’s a way of life, and that’s got people looking a little closer at Groupon.

PAYFORT Acquires White Payments to Help Startups and Small Businesses

June 29, 2015 by

The payment industry in the Arab world is still in its infancy stage, with startups and small businesses facing various barriers when it comes to accepting payments online.

Restaurants See Bigger Orders & Tips From Mobile Payments

June 29, 2015 by

It hasn’t been easy getting restaurants to embrace mobile payments, but maybe this will get their attention: mobile payments make restaurant goers tip more and spend more.

PayPal and eBay Separation Will Be Complete in July

June 29, 2015 by

The two will be splitting from each other on July 17, fueling questions on the future of both companies.

Hey Big Spender: Don’t Use Apple Pay in the UK

June 26, 2015 by

For those looking forward to the launch of Apple Pay in the United Kingdom, and planning to go on a bit of spree when it arrives, better limit your sprees to the dollar store—or its direct British equivalent—for a while.

Internationalization Imminent With Increased Use of the Yuan

June 26, 2015 by

There is an increased level of internationalization in global payments, and a key indicator is the adoption of the yuan for payments in mainland China and Hong Kong.


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