Payments & Commerce

The latest news in Payments & Commerce industries.

January 20th, 2016

Wirecard Technologies GmbH has entered into agreement with Visa Europe Collab to help fintech companies develop innovative products for the payments sector.

November 23rd, 2015

First 100 local business owners have already got Square readers.

November 13th, 2015

Visa Europe Collab, Visa Europe’s innovation hub, teamed up with Epiphyte to work on the new proof of concept for blockchain-based international remittance services.

October 29th, 2015

Visa have introduced a new proof-of-concept that will make it easier for people to lease a car without leaving a vehicle, thanks to a combination of Visa, DocuSign and blockchain technology

October 29th, 2015

Digital Currency Group, the company which builds and incubates Bitcoin and Blockchain technology-related firms, raised capital from MasterCard, Bain Capital Ventures, CME Ventures, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, New York Life, and others.

September 29th, 2015

PayPal has released its Here Chip Card Reader in the US, which accept traditional magnetic swipes, chip cards and contactless payments, like Apple Pay and Android Pay.

September 1st, 2015

Although Apple Pay simplifies the process of mobile payments, it is, unlike bitcoin, not solving problems in the financial industry.

August 12th, 2015

Although Apple Pay simplifies the process of mobile payments, it is, unlike bitcoin, not solving problems in the financial industry.

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.

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.

July 10th, 2015

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

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.