payments news

Stripe Unveils Radar to Detect E-Commerce Fraud Behavior
October 19th, 2016

Radar is Stripe’s fraud detection service that is now available for customers including international ones.

Apple Pay Tries to Expand Payments Globally
June 2nd, 2016

Making attempts to expand payments globally, Apple Pay has run into technical challenges, low consumer take-up and resistance from banks.

Contactless Mobile Payments ‘Will Outstrip Cash by 2025’, Predicts The Co-op
April 20th, 2016

Although now more than a half of all transactions in stores are conducted with cash, the supermarket chain sees the growing poularity of contactless method.

Amazon Launches Payments Partner Program, Takes on PayPal, Square and Others
April 5th, 2016

The Amazon Payments Partner Program is intended to expand the Amazon Payments services to e-commerce platform providers and other developers.

Android Pay is Coming to the UK in the ‘Next Few Months’
March 23rd, 2016

Google is extending boundaries for its Android Pay that will be soon supported by the largest banks in the UK.

Tencent’s WeChat Payments Skyrocket as China’s Messaging App Grows to 700M Active Users
March 20th, 2016

The biggest social network in China registered a 22% increase in its revenues in the fourth quarter of 2015, showing an impressive growth pace.

Google Launches New Mobile App for Hands Free Payments
March 3rd, 2016

The search engine company has piloted a new voice-activated app that is expected to make purchases more convenient and quick.

MWC 2016: Stripe Presents Atlas for International Startups to Found Business in U.S.
February 25th, 2016

The platform will offer services including incorporation, share issuance, adding directors, setting up bank and Stripe accounts.

MWC 2016: Mastercard Wants You to Pay with a Selfie ID Checks
February 23rd, 2016

Mastercard has claimed it will allow making online purchases with the use of a face photo or a fingerprint scan.

Visa Launches Developer Platform with Access to Visa APIs and SDKs
February 8th, 2016

Visa Inc. launches a new Visa Developer platform with Access to Visa APIs and SDKs.

Bank of America and Wells Fargo Likely to Integrate Apple Pay Into Their ATMs
February 1st, 2016

The Bank of America and Wells Fargo are reportedly working on adding Apple Pay support to their cash machines this year.

A Detroit Homeless Guy Accepts Handouts Through Mobile Credit Card Reader
February 1st, 2016

Abe Hagensten, named “Honest Abe”, is claimed to be the only guy in America accepting donations with his cellphone.

JetBlue Adding MasterCard’s MasterPass to Make Booking Travel Even Easier
January 27th, 2016

MasterPass is an easy and reliable tool for online shopping from anywhere globally.