Monday, July 25, 2016 - 16:15

Mastercard may apply for China payment license this year

Reuters: Mastercard Inc hopes to apply this year to become a payment service provider in China after the government opened the market, but...

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Monday, July 25, 2016 - 15:17

Visa to open new Silicon Valley office

Finextra: Visa is set to open a huge new Silicon Valley office that will house 300 staffers working on technology research, business...

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Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 17:11

PayPal ticks up 2% on earnings, Visa partnership

TechCrunch: PayPal reported earnings after the bell on Thursday, showing $2.65 billion in revenue for the quarter, when analysts were...

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Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 17:07

Mastercard Buys Most of Britain’s VocaLink for $920 Million

Bloomberg: Mastercard Inc. agreed to buy a controlling stake in VocaLink Holdings Ltd., the payments processor that handles most payroll...

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 16:55

Square sets up UK business

Mobile World Live: Square Inc, the mobile payments company run by Twitter Inc CEO Jack Dorsey, has incorporated a business called Squareup...

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 16:47

Central Bank Digital Currencies Could Boost GDP, Bank of England Says

CoinDesk: The Bank of England has released new research suggesting that a central bank-issued digital currency could lead to an increase in...

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Monday, July 18, 2016 - 16:18

Walmart starts cutting off Visa in Canada

CNNMoney: Some Walmart shoppers in Canada can no longer use their Visa cards -- and the change will roll out across the rest of Walmart's...

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Friday, July 15, 2016 - 12:06

You Recognize Mastercard. So Why Is It Changing Its Logo?

Wired: The Mastercard in your wallet just expired. You can still use it—but it doesn’t look right anymore, because the company just...

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Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 16:25

Mastercard extends digital payment service for NFC contactless use

Mobile World Live: Mastercard said an upgrade to its Masterpass service means it is the first payments network to support a combination of...

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Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 16:38

Nearly half of the largest U.S. retailers aren’t EMV-ready: Why?

CreditCardForum About 45 percent of the largest U.S. retailers aren’t fully compliant with EMV standards, according to a CreditCardForum...

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Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 17:42

Visa bids to make Rio the wearable Games

Finextra: Visa is using the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio to push wearable payments into the mainstream, unveiling contactless watches,...

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Monday, July 11, 2016 - 15:33

Bitcoin mining just became less rewarding, on purpose

Engadget: If you have computers chugging away as bitcoin mining machines, don't be surprised if your output just fell through the floor. ...

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