A Santander Group venture-capital fund is investing $4 million in Ripple, the cryptocurrency-based payments system, and Ripple also formed a partnership with global consulting firm Accenture.
The yuan is well on its way to become a top three currency, ultimately beating out the British pound in the not-so-distant future.
GE Ventures and StartUp Health, a global health innovation company, today announced the expansion of their partnership to invest in and coach digital health startups focused on health payment and virtual health solutions. The program builds on the success of the GE and StartUp Health Entrepreneurship Program, which launched in 2013 with 15 consumer... Read More
When Donald Trump finally released his tax plan on Sept. 28, he included a provision he says would encourage U.S. based-companies to companies to bring their overseas earnings -- and jobs and tax payments -- home. Companies nowadays operate, and pay taxes, well beyond the boundaries of the county in which they are headquartered. Show More Summary
Hank Uberoi, Goldman Sachs' former technology chief, says Earthport is " probably the single largest investment opportunity I’ve seen in my lifetime, and I’ve been investing for 28 years." As Earthport's boss, Uberoi is obviously biased. Show More Summary
The move is part of a drive by the banks and payment companies to get people to use the new, more secure cards embedded with computer chips. Roughly half of all global credit card fraud occurs in the U.S. even though the country makes...Show More Summary
Embattled Relativity Media is looking to sell the chase movie Collide to IM Global for $200,000 and additional possible payments of up to $630,000 in exchange for IMG dropping objections to Relativity’s bankruptcy plan. Papers were filed Saturay in Federal Bankruptcy Court in New York. Show More Summary
The global payments group spurns an offer in favour of going public. ||| London - The private-equity owners of Worldpay Group decided to pursue an initial public offering for the UK payments processor to raise about 890 million pounds ($1.4 billion), rebuffing a bid by Ingenico Group of France. Show More Summary
Cryptocurrencies. Don’t you just love them and 2015 has certainly seen a plethora of debate and discussion around cryptocurrencies and the Blockchain. The way we use money and make payments is also changing. And, now with the OpenLedger, a decentralized exchange platform, Denmark’s Crypto Coins Exchange DK Aps (CCEDK) is [...]
Is your business accepting Android Pay as a permitted payment method? Lots of global brands are doing it and implementing it with your small business doesn't take a lot of effort.
Bank of New York Mellon announced notable improvements to its global payments infrastructure earlier this week, with the custody banking giant significantly enhancing its foreign exchange payment capabilities. The bank’s branches inShow More Summary
The blooming economic partnership between Russia and China is bringing to life one of the US worst nightmares of the century – a gradual decline of dollar dominance in global trade, investments and payments, an author for the Turkish website T24 wrote.
When it comes to financial dealings, cash is still king, accounting for 85% of global transactions. Still, credit card usage has been growing steadily for a decade. That has helped shares of
On the Web: The Global Struggle of Government Payments - PaymentsViews.com (Erin McCune) - "Over the last year, I’ve been focused on government payments – a compelling mashup of traditional bill pay and multi-channel retail requirements...Show More Summary
Categories: Services and Indirect Spend, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor Management, Technology Tags: L1, Technology Many are aware there are a number globally spanning online freelancer marketplaces, most notably Freelancer.com, Guru.com and now Upwork, the merged platforms Elance and oDesk. Show More Summary
Social networking is playing a major role in growth of e-commerce. Advertisers now swear by remarketing, boosting the revenue of the e-commerce industry. Mobile payment companies with their luring offers are making buyers irresistible. Show More Summary
Apple Pay, Apple's first foray into mobile payments, was announced by the technology heavyweight in September last year, but its global roll out hasn't been all smooth sailing. It ran into multiple problems on the London Tube after its UK introduction, while take up in the U.S. Show More Summary
The organizer of the largest global events for payments and financial services innovation, Money20/20, has announced the return of its Money20/20 Hackathon. This will be its second annual hackathon event, aimed at bringing the world’s best developers together to inspire, create and drive powerful innovation. Show More Summary
Ahead of the imminent global launch of Samsung Pay, Samsung has announced that it is bringing the payment service to its smart TVs. The feature allows you to conveniently buy content directly from the TV. All you have to do is set a PIN during the initial registration, browse to the item you wish to purchase, press the "Pay Now" button, and enter the four-digit PIN.
Ahead of its global roll-out, Samsung’s ambitious payment service ’Samsung Pay’ is going to make a debut on company’s select range of smart TVs. The new feature would enable users to easily purchase content directly from the convenience of their TV. Show More Summary