PayPal, the eBay-owned online payments platform that made up some 40% of its $16 billion in revenues in 2013, is starting to roll out a new version of its website -- it's biggest attempt yet at putting a contemporary, simplified face...Show More Summary
Payment card fraud in the U.S. is rampant, and it's adding up to big losses. The U.S. accounted for 51% of global payment card fraud costs in 2013, according to BI Intelligence estimates. Here are the key points for 2013: The cost of global payment card fraud grew by 19% last year to reach $14 billion. Show More Summary
Following Samsung’s official unveiling of the Galaxy S5 at Mobile World Conference 2014 in Barcelona, PayPal has announced it will be the first global payments company to support the device’s... Keep reading ?
Mobile payments have a huge amount of room for growth. BI Intelligence estimates that global mobile payments reached about $223 billion in volume for 2013. That works out to about 4% of total global credit and debit card transaction volume in 2013. Show More Summary
Over on our PaymentsJobs.com site, the following job opportunities have recently been listed: VP, Business Development - Dynamics Inc., Cheswick, Pennsylvania Senior Supplier Analyst, Global Electronic Payments Partnerships - Google,...Show More Summary
Neil Helm is Chief Executive Officer at OzForex, a global provider of online international payment services. In October 2013, OzForex listed. It was the biggest IPO the Australian market had seen... Keep reading ?
Move over cash, credit, and debit cards... there's a new payment method available. It's called Bitcoin--a virtual and digital version of cash that's emerging as a global payment platform that can be used through smart phones, tablets, and other devices. Show More Summary
PayPal is opening up its mobile software developer kit to the global community today, enabling app makers everywhere to more easily integrate the company’s payment solutions. The PayPal mobile SDK will enable app developers to integrate PayPal in much the same way they already do on the Web. Show More Summary
Yesterday, PayPal competitor Stripe announced it could now process payments in 139 currencies. That was a big leap for the startup, which previously could only handle four currencies–euros, US dollars, Canadian dollars, and British pounds. Show More Summary
Today, the developer friendly payments service and PayPal rival announced it is available in 130 currencies.
Stripe, the U.S.-based startup that lets developers integrate payments into their site or app with a few lines of code, is stepping up its game in the world of e-commerce. From today, users of its API will be able to accept payments in 130 currencies, up from the handful that it accepted up to now. Show More Summary
Fiverr, a global online marketplace for people who offer low-cost services, has begun accepting payment in the digital currency known as Bitcoin. The company, which is based in Tel Aviv but has its... To view the full story, click the title link.
The NFC Solutions Summit will look at NFC devices and add-ons, the status of the growing NFC ecosystem, the growing world of NFC-enabled payments and other applications, NFC security and other implementations, and global market forecasts.
Value Holdings LP, managed by Tim Curro, disclosed its holdings as held at the end of the fourth quarter of 2013. In this piece we will focus on Tim Curro’s top five holdings in terms of value – that Value Holding has held in his equity portfolio at the end of last year. The total […]
By Valuentum: Global payments technology company Visa (V) showed us why we continue to like the company when it reported fiscal first-quarter results January 30. The firm is not a bank and does not issue cards, extend credit, or setShow More Summary
Nokia and HTC have settled all patent litigation between the two companies. HTC said it will make some payments to Nokia regarding the standard essential patents in question. Further, Nokia and HTC have agreed to collaborate on certain LTE 4G technologies moving forward. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The money side of Apple is nothing out of the ordinary for anyone who follows investor news and views. The idea, however, that Apple products — specifically the iPhone — may be considered a form of hard currency in themselves … Read more ›
ByVivek Gupta: Visa (V) is a global payments technology company that provides secure and reliable electronic payments infrastructure and support services for the delivery of Visa-branded payment products, including credit, debit, and prepaid cards. Show More Summary
By Henry Stokman: MasterCard Inc. (MA) is one of the main global credit card carriers that specialize in mobile and electronic payment processing. The firm competes against the likes of Visa Inc. (V), Discover Financial Services (DFS), and American Express Company (AXP). Show More Summary
Drug developer Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. has received a $2.7 billion payment from Anglo-Swedish counterpart AstraZeneca PLC as part of the sale of its global diabetes business, a deal which could... To view the full story, click the title link.