Payment giant Visa announced the European launch of Visa Direct, a real-time international payments platform.
The bank will buy the technology, developed by Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX), to drive the expansion of its smartphone payment application Chase Pay.
Radar is Stripe’s fraud detection service that is now available for customers including international ones.
Making attempts to expand payments globally, Apple Pay has run into technical challenges, low consumer take-up and resistance from banks.
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.
The Amazon Payments Partner Program is intended to expand the Amazon Payments services to e-commerce platform providers and other developers.
Google is extending boundaries for its Android Pay that will be soon supported by the largest banks in the UK.
The biggest social network in China registered a 22% increase in its revenues in the fourth quarter of 2015, showing an impressive growth pace.
The search engine company has piloted a new voice-activated app that is expected to make purchases more convenient and quick.
The platform will offer services including incorporation, share issuance, adding directors, setting up bank and Stripe accounts.