The Payments Council has announced the upcoming launch of its new platform dubbed Paym. The service will provide a secure way for consumers to pay using just a mobile number.
This new white paper is intended for any company wanting to evaluate current expenses policies and move towards an automated culture in a bid to boost transparency, streamline processes and, ultimately, save money.
PayPal and Samsung have announced a collaboration that will make Samsung Galaxy S5 users the first to be able to login and shop at any merchant that accepts PayPal on mobile and in-stores with only their fingerprint.
MasterCard and Visa have formed a new cross-industry group focused on enhancing payment system security to keep pace with the expectations of consumers, retailers and financial institutions.
Wix.com has announced its partnership with Yandex.Money, a payment service in Russia, which will provide a local online payment system to Wix's users there.
Billeo, a provider of driving mobile and social transactions, has announced a partnership with Danal to launch its mobile identity solution for Billeo's XpressBuy checkout service.
MasterCard has announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire C-SAM, Inc. a provider of mobile wallet and on-device software and services.
US-based digital banking start-up Simple has been acquired by Spain’s Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentina (BBVA) for USD117m in cash.
Skrill Group, an online payments company, has announced the completion of the acquisition of a controlling stake in its business by CVC Capital Partners.
Payoneer, an online payments company, has announced it has completed a Series D financing round of USD25m.
Dash has raised USD1.2m in a Seed 2 round of funding. The mobile payments platform for restaurants, bars and clubs enables customers to check-in, view, split and pay their bill.
Pango Mobile Parking, a mobile parking payment company has closed an investment round which will provide the company with up to USD6.5million in new funding.
Mobile payment solution, SEQR is now available at McDonald’s restaurants across Sweden.
Heartland Payment Systems executives were joined by Edmond City Council members at the site of their new 22,000-square-foot facility.
POS Tablet is inviting merchants to experience the convenience and functionality that comes from buying or leasing their products.
Following their rebrand last year, Kalixa Group has announced the appointment of six senior executives, including a new CFO.
Visa Chief Executive Officer Charles Scharf has been appointment by President Obama to the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans.
Michael Mueller, CEO of paysafecard group, has announced his decision to leave the board of the company. Udo Mueller will take over the position of CEO.
Traxpay, pioneer in business-to-business (B2B) real-time financial transactions, has been selected as a finalist for the payment industry’s most respected award, the PYMNTS Innovator Award 2014, in the category ‘Best B2B Payments Innovation.’
GlobalPlatform has announced it is hosting its second trusted service manager (TSM) seminar in Atlanta, USA. The one-day event, which is being held on Tuesday, 1 April 2014.
NetPay Group has announced that they have been shortlisted in the final three for the prestigious Merchant Payment EcoSystem (MPE) Data Information Award.
The way we live is changing, so is the way we bank. With the increased usage of banking apps, this infographic from Barclays Mobile Banking tells you everything you need to know about their platform.
According to research commissioned by Fiserv, only 12% of billers have a mobile bill presentment and payment (MBPP) strategy, even though mobile interactions are surging among consumers.
Visa has completed technical development of a new service aimed at detecting and preventing fraud schemes that target the use of prepaid cards.
Overstock.com has announced they have sold over USD1m in product to Bitcoin users since the online shopping site started accepting the cryptocurrency in January 2014.
The FIDO Alliance has announced that Bank of America has joined the FIDO Alliance and been appointed to the Board of Directors. Bank of America is committing to FIDO standards for strong authentication, along with other leaders in the financial sector.
MasterCard has enhanced its rewards capabilities for cardholders, giving them more ways to redeem, exchange and trade their rewards points through partnering with Points International.