Nine out of ten (87 per cent) cybersecurity experts believe that mobile payment data breaches will grow in the next 12 months, but 42 per cent have used this payment method this year, according to a survey by cybersecurity association ISACA.
In a landmark action, the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission's (CFTC) ruling on a bitcoin trading platform has led to the cryptocurrency being classed as a commodity.
It’s no secret that most student unions and societies could do with more funding to finance their “educational activities”. But is solving this issue a viable path to building a unicorn?
Innovate Finance, the independent not-for-profit membership organisation that promotes and supports the UK's FinTech industry, has sent a delegation to Manchester as part of an initiative to forge new innovation connections between London and regional hubs around the UK.
Best Buy, Adidas, Shopify and PacSun are just a handful of retailers starting to use Twitter's ‘Buy Now’ button to sell products, digital goods or services directly within a Tweet.
At The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation's Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer, Visa and Global Payments teamed up on a pilot project that enabled the first contactless donations in Canadian fundraising history using a standalone smartphone.
Velocity, a British digital hospitality service, has acquired US restaurant mobile payments brand Cover as it looks to connect premier restaurants with affluent diners using their smartphones.
The saga involving a potential takeover bid for Worldpay has ended after the British payment processor decided to launch an IPO on the London Stock Exchange and looks to raise £890 million.
GT News, the global knowledge resource for over 65,000 treasury, finance, payments and cash management professionals, has become part of Contentive Media, the publishing group that produces PaymentEye.
Adyen, the company that processes payments for companies such as Netflix, Facebook and Spotify, has received funding from a secretive wealth management company that counts Facebook and Twitter/Square CEOs as some of its clients.
The retail shopping app that gives users cash back when they shop, received $40m in Series C funding led by Netscape founder Jim Clark. The company said it will use the money to help aggressively scale its mobile loyalty platform.
Safe.Cash Technologies, a California-based digital tokens group, has raised over $1m from multiple FinTech leaders as it looks to release its digital token encryption platform later this year.
As a new payments liability shift for merchants comes into force today, CardFlight, a mobile point of sale (POS) firm has gained approval from industry regulators to release its suite of mobile payment solutions.
With the rise of mobile payment services such as Apple Pay and Samsung Pay becoming appealing options to consumers, tokenisation technology is becoming more and more popular. This infographic from Visa breaks down the way the process works, as well as how and where the tokens can be used.
The Latin American online marketplace has revealed plans to allow customers to make payments with bitcoin on its payment platform, MercadoPago.
Following last week's CFTC ruling classing Bitcoin as a commodity, LedgerX, an institutional platform for trading and clearing bitcoin options, has moved swiftly to familiarise itself with the relevant legislation by appointing former CFTC commissioner Mark Wetjen to its board of directors.
Ted Chayney, a payments veteran with more than 15 years’ experience within the sector, has joined cloud-based solutions firm Payveris as svp, Strategic Alliances. Chayney is looking to expand the group’s partnership channels and advance its alliance strategy.
Career moves are in the air as the Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart revealed it hired senior executives from its rival Amazon as well as tech giants Google and Microsoft.
Iran has become the latest country to join the FinTech revolution, as it looks set to host its first digital finance conference.
American startups in the payments and FinTech sector can apply to be part of Commerce.Innovated., a programme developed by MasterCard and Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) that aims to help new technology companies grow their business.
Samsung C&T, the Korean tech giant’s fashion division, has debuted its new line of wearable devices at IFA 2015, including a suit that allows its wearer to pay for items without needing a credit card.
Mobile payments have recently seen an influx of tech and mobile giants all vying to carve up as much of the payments market as possible, but just how different are they from each other?
Samsung Pay has finally been released in the United States, a month after its successful debut in South Korea, but can the payments platform capture the US market and overcome Apple Pay?
The prospect of selling your products or services to the big corporations can be a daunting prospect, but the means for making it happen are well within grasp. In this guest post, Neil Radley of Invapay shares five easy steps for getting the big guns to make their first order.
In anticipation of the October liability shift, PayPal has released a new payment reader in the US that works with EMV, magnetic stripe and contactless cards, as well as mobile payment services such as Apple Pay and Android Pay.
Thousands of Lloyds premier bank clients have had their financial details stolen after a data box disappeared, the bank has confirmed.
Here are ten interesting facts about mobile commerce, crafted into infographic form by the team over at CJG Digital Marketing.