Virgin America has incorporated Visa Checkout into its online payments protocol, allowing returning customers to make faster purchases.
Google will launch a new API in May that will power in-store and in-app payments for third-party apps.
Payments company Malcolm is set to launch its MobiMax charge card service after gaining approval from the Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM).
Bitcoin could revolutionise payments to the same extent that the internet changed the way we access information, the Bank of England has said, as it considers the possibility of backing its own digital currency.
CBW Bank is outdoing the efforts of the Federal Reserve by using real-time payments to offer customers immediate access to funds – even when they are paid across borders.
A federal jury in Texas has ruled that tech giant Apple "willfully" breached three patents when it created iTunes, its long-running e-commerce, file storage and playback platform for music, video and games.
With many users of London’s tubes, trains and buses embracing contactless card payments, TfL is exploring new options for its Oyster card system.
Modest, a startup founded by the engineers behind Obama’s re-election campaign, is making it easier for small retailers to create a mobile shopping experience in a smartphone app.
Japan is considering making its business banking model more flexible in order to take advantage of advances in financial technologies.
Non-banking lender Aye Finance has won a $1 million investment from SAIF Partners and Accion to supply funding to micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSME’s) in India.
Target is undercutting rivals Amazon and Walmart by dropping its minimum requirements for free shipping from $50 down to $25.
Those friendly emails asking for your help in securing access to a long-lost diamond mine may finally be at end, as Nigeria takes a bold new step in the fight against identity theft.
Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten is considering accepting bitcoin as a payment method, making it one of the largest Japanese companies to take an interest in the cryptocurrency.
Troubled payday lender Wonga will close its Dublin and Tel Aviv offices and let a total of 325 employees go as its profits continue to fall.
Visa Europe is introducing tokenisation technology to European banks this spring ahead of the expected rollout of Apple Pay and competing payment methods.