Pharmaceutical giants Pfizer and Allergan will combine to form a $160 billion global drug behemoth. Allergan shareholders will be receiving $363.63 worth of Pfizer stock as payment. Specifically, for each share of Allergan, investors...Show More Summary
The 90-second spot will run online globally and on broadcast in China, Spain and South Korea.
The Latam and Caribbean cable operator’s $8 bln sale to the media mogul’s Liberty Global presents shareholders with three forms of payment. The C&W board is recommending the one without a tracking stock. That partly undercuts the reason for creating such shadow shares.
When the global financial system collapses, don’t fret: you’ll still be able to shop on Overstock.com. We’re not quite sure how that will happen, but the company’s early adoption of Bitcoin as a method of payment could be one clue. What you need to know, though, is that the company will keep paying its employees thanks to its bunker of …
Apple Pay hasn’t gone through global expansion just yet but there are plans to gradually expand the relatively new payments service to other markets as well. It has long been rumored that Canada is going to be one of the first fewShow More Summary
By Eveline Danubrata MANILA (Reuters) - Global payment operator MasterCard Inc sees double-digit annual growth in credit card transaction volumes in China, lifted by the booming e-commerce industry in the world's second-largest economy, a senior executive told Reuters on Monday. Show More Summary
Bitcoin is both a virtual currency and an online payment system, one that some people believe will transform the global financial system.
Many individual investors count on dividend payments they receive for buying shares in certain companies. But with the S&P 500 Index yielding an average of only 2.1%, it is important income investors consider global stocks to maximize their total return. “Income-oriented investors who focus only or primarily on the United States [...]
Mobetize Corp., a technology leader in mobile commerce payments solutions, has formed a “strategic partnership” to deliver a mobile wallet and financial services to Global Service Solutions Inc. under their new brand Gotwallet. “Global Service Solutions has experienced great success with its Got Prepaid brand and Gotwallet is a natural successor for the company,” a […]
Australian mobile invoicing start-up also announces a new mobile payments feature in partnership with global payments firm Stripe.
Visa plans to buy Visa Europe in a deal that could be worth more than $23 billion and consolidate all operations of the global payments processor. Visa will pay 11.5 billion euros ($12.66 billion) in cash upfront plus stock valued at about $5.5 billion. Visa Europe investors also could earn an...
PayPal, the online payment company, was experiencing service outages around the world. The company addressed the lapse on Twitter Thursday night, while hundreds of users complained their payments hadn't gone through. Some business owners claimed they had lost sales because of the outage. Show More Summary
Mario won't be leaping or exclaiming on your iPhone any time soon. At an investor's meeting, NIntendo announced that it's delayed its smartphone game debut til around March 2016. It's also aiming for a global launch. Elaborating in the...Show More Summary
Apple Pay is going global. In today’s earnings call, CEO Tim Cook announced Apple would partner with American Express to move mobile payments beyond the US and UK. Initially, Apple Pay will find its way to Canada and Australia. After that, we can expect Apple Pay to hit Hong Kong, Spain and Singapore. Show More Summary
On Monday, the folks at Mozido, a global provider of digital payments and commerce solutions, announced the global availability of its new host card emulation (HCE) product, Mozido HCE. Additionally, sandwiched into this week’s announcement, is news that Taiwan Mobile Payments Co. (TWMP) has tapped Mozido as provider for its HCE and tokenization services to […]
NXSystems, a global payments provider, shared with MMW this week details of their two new platforms to help airlines track and manage international transactions while increasing ROI and eliminating fraud. NXSystems’ BankView and Tokensation...Show More Summary
Razorpay, an online payment gateway solution, announced today its series A funding of 9 Million USD, led by Tiger Global along with
At first it was cute: when Greece got its first "dramatic" bailout in 2010 sending the global markets and the EUR first plunging then soaring, it was a melodrama of sorts - people still cared. Then, by the time the second and third bailouts...Show More Summary
Restaurant search service Zomato has announced that it’s making “important changes” to its operations around the world, re-focusing its efforts on markets where it already has significant traction. Founded out of India in 2008, Zomato offers an online and mobile search service for 30 million restaurant-seekers in 22 countries, providing information such as menus, photos, […]
Spotify's communications head has responded to the musician Joanna Newsom’s recent comments criticizing the global streaming service. In reference to the composer-harpist’s allegations in The Times regarding Spotify’s payment structure, Jonathan Prince, Spotify’s global head of communications and...