Payments & Commerce

The latest news in Payments & Commerce industries.

Singapore’s Land Transport Authority to Trial Mobile Payments Systems on Public Transport
September 11th, 2017

The new account-based ticketing system will also be extended to mobile payment modes, such as Apple Pay, Android Pay and Samsung Pay, from the first quarter of next year under the Mastercard trial, the Land Transport Authority said on Monday, September 11.

​Australia’s Bendigo Bank and India’s YES Bank Now Support Samsung Pay
September 8th, 2017

Bendigo Bank of Australia and Indian YES Bank bring Samsung Pay, a mobile payment and digital wallet service by Samsung, to its customers, giving them greater choice and the flexibility they’re looking for.

Is Blockchain Technology the Future of the Payments Industry?
August 21st, 2017

Let’s see how the blockchain technology can make impact on the payments industry.

Mastercard Explores Cryptocurrency Refunds in Its New Patent Application
August 4th, 2017

Mastercard has filed new patent application with set of functions indicating its intention to explore ways to build refund services for cryptocurrency users.

Samsung Pay Now Supports SBI Bank Debit Cards
August 1st, 2017

The State Bank of India (SBI) and Samsung India unveiled on Tuesday that users of SBI debit cards will now be able to conduct payments using Samsung Pay.

TransferWise Announces Apple Pay Support for Money Transfers in the US
July 29th, 2017

The London-based financial technology startup will enable customers in the United States to transfer money via its platform using Apple Pay.

Android Pay Becomes Available in Spain
July 26th, 2017

Spain gets Android Pay, which will allow its customers to use their Visa and MasterCard debit or credit card with BBVA to conduct payments with their mobile phones.

Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Announced 34 Additional Members
July 19th, 2017

The new members of the consortium include payments giant Mastercard, technology conglomerate Cisco Systems, as well as the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.

Bitcart Introducies Festy Wristband to Make Payments Without Wallets, Phones, or Credit Cards
July 14th, 2017

Bitcart Introducies Festy – first successful, wearable device that lets people use a digital currency to pay for anything at a merchant’s Points of Sale.

LG Pay Will Expand to Lower-End Smartphones and Markets in 2018
July 6th, 2017

Currently, LG Pay is restricted to the LG G6 and LG G6 Plus in South Korea but hopes to enter the international market soon.

UK Fintech Startup Curve Launches ‘Financial Time Travel’ for Your Credit and Debit Cards
July 6th, 2017

Curve provides one card that can aggregate all of their existing Mastercard and Visa payment cards and lets you retroactively switch the card you use to pay.

New Generation Payment System Credo Makes Everyday Shopping Easier
June 22nd, 2017

Credo, a system acting as an agent between the buyer of goods and the seller, easily adapts to the requirements of regulatory bodies in any country of the world.

Amazon Releases $20 Dash Wand with Alexa Inside, Free to Prime Members
June 16th, 2017

Amazon has introduced its Dash Wand with Alexa to allow you buy everything.