Payments

Wirecard Connects Merchants to Mastercard's Pay by Bank App

Today, Wirecard and Mastercard made Pay by Bank app, a fully digital payment solution, available to all Wirecard merchants in the UK.  Pay by Bank app was created by Vocalink, a Mastercard company, and it enables people to make ‘digital debit’ payments for goods and services via their banking app, with payment made directly from their current account. From today, Wirecard online merchants will be able to integrate Pay by Bank app into their... more Read more »

Judopay and Visa’s CyberSource partner to bring in-app payments to merchants globally

Judopay, the m-commerce payments platform today announced a partnership with Visa to utilise the CyberSource payment management solution to offer consumers a more seamless digital payment experience, and greater choice in how they pay in mobile—via payment cards, card-on-file, wallets and at the point-of-sale. Read more »

Mobey Forum Offers Guidance on Balancing M-Commerce Security and Usability

Mobey Forum has today published a new report exploring the available methods to effectively enable both robust risk management and a frictionless customer journey within the m-commerce environment. Entitled ‘Authentication in M-commerce: Balancing Risk and Experience’, the report also provides an industry view on the criteria for applying strong customer authentication (SCA), and analyses potential challenges posed by legislation such as PSD2. Read more »

Alpha Bank Unveils Mobile Tap and Pay

Alpha Bank’s digital wallet for everyday purchases, my Alpha wallet, is now enhanced with Tap ‘n Pay, the new and innovative service for contactless payments through mobile phone.  Read more »

Cryptospace Moscow 2017: “This is not just a party, this is a historic talent grab…” "We're bigger than US Steel”

More than 55 speakers from 30 countries, more than 3000 participants, 6 sections, 12 hours of speeches and continuous networking. At Cryptospace, the largest blockchain and crypto event of the year, the world’s blockchain celebrities discussed crypto trading instruments, blockchain implementation into business, predicted the price of the bitcoin and chose the best ICO project.  Ted Lin comments: “A dynamic crowd, a spectacular venue, and a... more Read more »

The ai Corporation Moves to Microsoft Azure to Tackle Global Fraud

The ai Corporation (ai), an FCA approved expert in payments and risk management, today announced that it will be launching a public cloud-based service to meet global demand for its unique fraud and risk management solutions, following its successful global expansion. Read more »

GAMIVO Powers Up Online Payments with Ingenico

Ingenico Group, the global leader in seamless payment, today announced that GAMIVO, an online marketplace for video games, will consolidate online payments with Ingenico as it accelerates its growth and expands into new markets. By connecting to Ingenico’s Full Service online payment platform, GAMIVO can now accept a wide selection of payment cards and local alternative payment methods, and create a highly localized payment experience for... more Read more »

2Checkout’s 2017 Winter Release Provides Enhanced Acquisition, Retention and Global Expansion Tools

2Checkout (formerly Avangate), a leader in eCommerce, payments and subscription billing solutions, today announced its 2017 Avangate Digital Commerce Platform Winter Release, featuring improved acquisition, conversion and retention tools, part of over 750 platform updates. Highlights of the release include: Read more »

Global Card Payments Set to Rise by More than Half to 500bn by 2022

Growth in card usage outpaces growth in card numbers as a result of contactless technology and wider acceptance Increasing contactless usage and rising card acceptance fuel cards boom The total number of card payments worldwide increased by 14% to 310 billion in 2016, notably higher than the 8% increase in card numbers, according to RBR’s Global Payment Cards Data and Forecasts to 2022. In all regions, consumers are increasingly choosing cards... more Read more »

SpherePay, a Mobile Payment App Launched in November This Year, Now Have over 60,000 Users in Singapore and Aims to Be the Leading Player in the Region

Launched early last month, mobile payment app company SpherePay, has acquired over 60,000 users in Singapore and has actively engaged users by running campaigns and strategic partnerships with reputable brands and organizations. With its mission to be South East Asia leading localized mobile payment app, SpherePay is on track of acquiring over 1 million users by end of 2018. Read more »

Credit Agricole and Wirecard Forge e-payment and Acquiring Partnership

Crédit Agricole Payment Services and Wirecard announced today that they have signed a letter of intent to enter into exclusive negotiations to conclude a partnership to offer an innovative and differentiated service offering based on a high-performance technology in the field of electronic payment acceptance and acquiring. The goal will be to launch a range of cross-channel acceptance and pan-European acquiring offerings for French merchants and... more Read more »

Nanopay Reveals B2B Payments Platform

Nanopay Corporation, a real-time payment platform that provides instant settlement across a variety of currencies, is announcing a new solution to enable international trading partners to easily and securely process B2B payments between bank accounts.  In addition to domestic payment opportunities in Canada, users can begin using the platform in February for business cross-border payments between the United States and Canada, with India and... more Read more »

China's UnionPay Supports the Upgrading of the Payments Industry Abroad

Nowadays, China's financial technical standards have become an important impetus for the upgrading of the payments industry abroad. The payment switch networks in Serbia, Belarus and Tajikistan are being built or upgraded as per the UnionPay standards. More than ten countries including Albania, Bulgaria and Tanzania have expressed their wish to have UnionPay help them build up payment switch network. Read more »

Mastercard Launches Kionect for Nairobi’s Smallest Shopkeepers

Mastercard today unveiled Kionect, a digital ordering system that empowers small kiosk owners in Nairobi to order and pay for products from wholesalers via SMS. Orders submitted via a feature phone helps create a digital record for kiosk owners to get access to micro-loans to stock inventory and grow their business.  Read more »

Alipay Launches “Double 12” Global Shopping Festival in Hong Kong

Alipay, the world’s largest online, mobile payment and lifestyle platform operated by Ant Financial Services Group, today launched this year’s “Double 12” Global Shopping Festival in 15 countries spanning across four continents. In addition, Ant Financial’s strategic partners in Hong Kong, India, Thailand and the Philippines will introduce campaigns for their local e-wallet users for the first time. These partners include Paytm in India,... more Read more »

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