Payments & Commerce

The latest news in Payments & Commerce industries.

Financial Giants Like Visa, BBVA and Deutsche Bank Heap Praises on Blockchain Technology
August 12th, 2015

Visa Inc. shares overall interest in blockchain launching a research office in India while Deutsche Bank and Forbes publish posts supporting the idea of applying the technology to financial sphere.

OneBit is Alpha Testing its NFC Bitcoin Payments Service
July 27th, 2015

Bitcoin wallet app OneBit has commneced testing alpha version of its bitcoin wallet app that works via NFC at points of sale.

Wired Money 2015: ‘Visa Is Interested in Blockchain Technology,’ Says Jonathan Vaux
July 10th, 2015

Executive director at Visa Europe, Jonathan Vaux, considers emerging startups should collaborate more closely with industry giants like Visa.

‘MasterCard and Visa Slow the Spread of Bitcoin,’ Says BitPay’s Marcel Roelants
June 15th, 2015

BitPay’s Marcel Roelants speaks on Master Card and Visa not adapting to Bitcoin because of its legacy systems.

‘Sorry Facebook’: Square Launches $Cashtags, Clickable Payments for Businesses
March 24th, 2015

Square is opening its new service which enables businesses to receive payments from customers and fans for a 1.5% fee per transaction.

Transact 15 Conference: BitPay to Join Payment Giants Like Visa, PayPal and Chase
March 20th, 2015

BitPay will take part in the Transact conference which is to be held from March 31st to April 2nd at the Monscone Center in San Francisco.

Only 6% of iPhone 6 Owners in U.S. Have Used Apple Pay in Stores
March 20th, 2015

6 percent of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus owners have used Apple Pay to make a touchless transaction, while 85 percent haven’t even tried the service, according to the report by market research firm InfoScout.

Apple Pay Fraud Rates 60 Times More If Compared to Credit Cards
March 6th, 2015

Apple Pay didn’t manage to avoid ID thieves. Apple’s wallets can be considered secure, but the cards linked to those accounts are not so protected as they seem to be.

Samsung Officially Acquires Apple Pay Competitor LoopPay
February 22nd, 2015

LoopPay, makers of a popular mobile payments service and one of ApplePay’s largest competitors, has officially been acquired by Samsung Electronics.

Bill Gates Engages in Mobile Banking, But Does Not Support Bitcoin
January 23rd, 2015

Bill and Miranda Gates in their annual letter published on Thursday, are outlining ambitions to engage in another messy sector: banking.

Circle Now Supports Touchless Payments via NFC in Android App
January 6th, 2015

Bitcoin wallet Circle now allows customers to pay with bitcoins using its mobile app.

Dreamforce 2014: Super Investor Marc Andreessen Prefers Bitcoin Over Apple Pay
October 17th, 2014

Marc Andreessen discusses Apple Pay and Bitcoin, and the technology industry with Bloomberg’s Emily Chang in a fireside chat at Salesforce’s Dreamforce 2014 conference.

How Bitcoin Community Reacted to Apple’s Mobile Payment System Pay
September 10th, 2014

Apple presented its new mobile payment app Apple Pay that was introduced in Cupertino on September 9th.