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Payment Processor Stripe Ends Support for Bitcoin Payments on April 23
January 24th, 2018

Stripe stops handling bitcoin on April 23 due to transaction-connected prolems. However, the company stays optimistic about other cryptocurrencies, planning to add support for other coins in the future.

Google Rebrands Android Pay and Google Wallet into One Service called Google Pay
January 9th, 2018

Google is bringing together some of its payment services under a new brand called Google Pay. The service will simplify online payments and accelerate access to users’ payment information.

Apple Pay Cash Officially Launches in the U.S.
December 8th, 2017

Apple enters a market with the peer-to-peer payment system Apple Pay Cash that can become a killer of similar services due to its’ simplicity.

Visa Launches Real-Time Payments Platform Visa Direct in Europe
November 3rd, 2017

Payment giant Visa announced the European launch of Visa Direct, a real-time international payments platform.

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.

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.

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.

LG Launches its Mobile Payment Service LG Pay in South Korea
June 2nd, 2017

After several delays, LG successfully launches its mobile payment service in South Korea with plans to expand to other countries.