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Visa opens up Visa Checkout to partners

  • 09,17,25,10,2016

Visa announced that it is opening up the Visa Checkout platform for partners, enabling them to integrate the easy and secure payment service into digital wallets for online payments. read more

MasterCard integrates Masterpass with Android Pay, Samsung Pay and Microsoft Wallet

  • 09,02,25,10,2016

MasterCard has signed agreements with Microsoft, Google and Samsung to bring online payments capabilities to US-based users of their digital wallets. read more

Visa reports 28% increase in Q4 net income

  • 00,00,25,10,2016

Visa has reported a net income of $1.9bn for the fourth quarter ended 30 September 2016, up by 28% compared to $1.5bn a year ago. read more

Allstate partners with MasterCard for new instant claims payment method

  • 08,44,24,10,2016

Allstate, a US-based property and casualty insurer, has partnered with MasterCard to create a new payment platform, QuickCard Pay, for instant claim disbursal. read more

Visa announces partnerships for P2P payments and real-time funds disbursements

  • 07,51,24,10,2016

Visa announced that it has partnered with FIS and Jack Henry & Associates (JHA) to leverage its card-based payment platform Visa Direct for person-to-person (P2P) payments. read more

VOILÀ Hotel Rewards rolls out new credit card for US members

  • 07,22,24,10,2016

VOILÀ Hotel Rewards, an independent hotel loyalty program, has introduced its latest credit card on Visa platform for the US members. read more

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How can the Internet of Things improve the banking experience?

  • 15,15,13,10,2016

The Digital Banking Club’s latest debate, at the formidable Law Society HQ in London, honed in on the Internet of Things and how it could aid financial services. The discussion covered a number of trends, including payments, wearables and customer needs. Patrick Brusnahan reports read more

Strategies for success in the European digital wallet market

  • 11,31,13,10,2016

Aite Group has published a report on the strategies that digital wallet providers need to adopt in the increasingly competitive European market. Robin Arnfield investigates and speaks to the report’s author, senior analyst Ron van Wezel, on its key points and takeaways for the industry read more

US acquirers target Latin America

  • 11,57,11,10,2016

US acquirers have shown considerable interest in the Latin American cards market over the last 15 years, particularly Brazil and Mexico. Despite recent economic uncertainty, there are still opportunities for the US acquirers active in the region, First Data, Elavon, EVO Payments International, Evertec and Global Payments. Robin Arnfield reports read more

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Paying via Chatbots

  • 10,49,17,10,2016

We already use a great many web services and apps to make our lives easier, yet we want things even easier still. With chatbots soon helping us to shop, this presents the payments industry with both an opportunity and a challenge, writes Ralf Ohlhausen, business development director at PPRO Group read more

How changes in network architecture are ushering in the IoT era

  • 10,33,17,10,2016

The continued proliferation of workloads will have a dramatic effect on networks; the need for a software-defined wide area network is therefore increasingly apparent, writes Jeffrey Granvold, vertical lead and manager of executive consulting partners in the financial services at Verizon read more

Mobile payments soar but UK not even in European top 10: Visa

  • 10,24,12,10,2016

The number of European consumers regularly using a mobile device – whether smartphone, tablet or wearable – to make payments has tripled in the past year. Douglas Blakey comments read more

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