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Visa Opens up Its Global Payments Network to Developers

Visa has opened up its global payments network to developers releasing a set of APIs that includes 150 endpoints across all Visa products. The company has launched a new developer program and website so that developers can build applications powered by the Visa payments platform. Show More Summary

Lessons from Tesco: How To Optimise Payments

Categories: We wrote last week how Tesco “Acted Unreasonably” In Their Treatment Of Suppliers. Today, Ad Van der Poel, SVP Financing Services at Basware (a global leader in purchase-to-pay and eInvoicing solutions), shares his opinion and advice. Show More Summary

Apple Pay Gets Support For 50 Additional Card Issuers

Apple made its entry in the mobile payments space with Apple Pay, the service has been around for a relatively short amount of time, and as the company looks to expand it globally it’s also working at home to add support for more card issuers. Show More Summary

Companies Go Global In Payments With Currency Cloud

With the internet, any company can sell globally; Currency Cloud enables them to reduce their costs of international payments.

The Shift to Cashless Payments:  China Leads the Way

The global shift to cashless consumer payments has started and will accelerate over the next three to five years.  Unlike nearly all major demand shifts of the last century, this one will move from East to West. China is leading the way.    While China has experienced explosive growth in consumer spending, the infrastructure to enable […]

Apple's competition is going to have a tough year in 2016

In 2015 Apple grabbed a 94 percent share of the world's global smartphone profits, sold the only profitable tablets and smartwatch, increased its Mac unit sales,, launched a successful NFC payment platform, took a huge slice of the music streaming market and introduced a new platform for the living room. How can it possibly beat that performance in 2016?

Samsung to Launch Samsung Pay for Online Shoppers in 2016

In a recent interview, Thomas Ko, global co-general manager of Samsung Pay, stated that online payment support via Samsung Pay is coming soon to those in the US. Right now, Samsung Pay is limited to the latest high-end handsets fromShow More Summary

Samsung Pay to expand to online payments and more phones

You might soon be able to use Samsung Pay in the US, even if you don't have an S6 or a Note 5. The mobile payment service will likely make its way to lower-priced Samsung phones within the next year, its global co-general manager Thomas Ko told Reuters. Show More Summary

WATCH: What Mobile Phones Can Do For the Global Water Crisis

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

With hundreds of millions of people lacking access to clean water, a new payment system called CityTaps is hoping to make it easier to pay for utilities. In the video above, watch the CEO and co-founder of the company and Krithika Varagur,...Show More Summary

PayPal Goes Pigskin: Global Payments Company Will Run First-Ever Super Bowl Ad

This is some new turf for PayPal. The company just announced it will run its first ever ad during a Super Bowl on Sunday, February 7 during the first quarter. The 45-second television commercial marks the first time PayPal will advertise during television’s most-watched annual event. “Super Bowl number 50 will take place this year […]

Global Payments to Buy Heartland Payment for $4.3 Billion

The merger would be the latest in the payments industry as companies around the world continue to move toward e-commerce of all types.

Global Payments to Buy Heartland Payment Systems

Payment technology company Global Payments agreed to buy Heartland Payment Systems for about $3.8 billion in cash and stock, a deal that would expand its reach among midsize and small merchants.

Sting Exposes Academics Paid to Deny Climate Change

Truthdig: [A] new undercover investigation by the environmental group Greenpeace shines new light on academics-for-hire, who are willing to accept secret payments from fossil fuel companies to sow doubt about global warming. The sting operation publicized Tuesday involved two Greenpeace U.K. Show More Summary

3 key steps to scale your customer payments globally

SPONSORED: Establishing your brand with that uniformity across lots of foreign markets and always providing a secure payment experience can be tricky. How are you going to make sure that a customer from San Francisco has the same quality experience with your brand in Santiago?

Focus for Fundraisers

Here at Agitator Global HQ we get lots and lots of press releases and requests to cover the next new thing. Payment systems. Crowd funding. Infographics. Video campaigns. Etc. Etc. All this ‘new, best thing’ stuff reminds me of those pesky water bugs that scooted across the surface on the lakes and ponds of my […]

The explosion of mobile commerce

SPONSORED: Driven by new global markets, rapid consumer adoption of tablets and smartphones, and significant evolutions in secure mobile payments, mobile commerce now accounts for 7 percent of all e-commerce sales, roughly a 7x increase since 2010. That will rise to more than 50 percent in the next three years.

Headline News from - November 30, 2015

On the Web China's Mobile Payments War Is Going Global - AdvertisingAge - "For brands catering to Chinese consumers, whether at home or overseas, Alipay and WeChat payment are the two main mobile payment players to watch and understand;...Show More Summary

Australian Financial Tech Company Tyro Payments Raises $72M Led By Tiger Global

Australian financial tech company Tyro Payments plans to challenge the country’s leading retail banks after scoring AUD $100 million (about $72 million) in funding from Tiger Global, TDM Asset Management, and Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes. Read More

Tyro scores $100m in new funding

Electronics payments provider scores big with Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes, Tiger Global Management and TDM Asset Management pitching in.

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