Payments & Commerce

The latest news in Payments & Commerce industries.

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.

Xiaomi Partners with UnionPay to Launch Mobile Payment Service in China
April 25th, 2016

The smartphone giant Xiaomi has a large number of existing users so the payment service is expected to grow rather fast.

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.

PayPal Credit Rolls Out in the UK with an Interest-Free Option
April 18th, 2016

Customers in the UK can use PayPal Credit through the official website or authorized retailers.

Mobile Payments to Continue Showing Strong Adoption Rate
April 13th, 2016

With millions of users all over the world, the mobile payments technology is expected to significantly change and improve the way we pay for products and services.

Japan to Introduce Fingerprint-Based Payments Instead of Cash and Credit Cards
April 11th, 2016

Japanese authorities are going to start the experiment with fingerprint payment terminals this summer.

Gemalto and Worldline Launch Mobile Payments Service for Banks
April 11th, 2016

Gemalto and Worldline are rolling out mobile payments solutions to tap the growing NFC market.

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.

Does Facebook’s Messenger Want to Enter Into Mobile Payments Business?
April 3rd, 2016

The social media company is likely to introduce some changes within its messaging app, including a secret chat option and an expanded payment service.

Shares of PayPal Drop As Apple Pay Comes to Mobile Websites
March 26th, 2016

The move made by Apple Inc. can provide a strong competition to PayPal, which has so far been the most popular alternative payment method on countless retail websites.