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Payment startups are everywhere, chipping away at the banks

Does money really make the world go round? Well, I’m not sure about that, whatever Liza Minnelli says, but what I do know is that getting money from pocket A to pocket B is a key area of focus in the global financial technology (fintech) scene right now. Of the four main fintech segments that investors […]

Line’s COO Becomes Its New CEO As The Messaging Company Targets Global Growth

Fresh from launching its payment service and buying MixRadio from Microsoft, Japan-based messaging app Line has announced a change at the top with current COO Takeshi Idezawa taking over from Akira Morikawa as CEO. Read More

Bitcoin: The Next Internet?

by Dish Staff Tim Lee believes the crypto-currency can thrive as a global payment system, even if it fails as a currency. He compares it to another innovation that proved far more influential than anyone thought it would be: History suggests that open platforms like Bitcoin often become fertile soil for innovation. Think about the […]

TTC to Accept Debit and Credit Payment for Fares

The The TTC is venturing boldly into the 1990s. Starting January 1, customers will be able to use their debit and credit cards to purchase fares at all subway stations. “In a global city like Toronto, the idea that most transactions would have to take place with cash is something that is almost prehistoric,” said Mayor […]

Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - December 16, 2014

On the Web: Coming Soon! On the Wires: Adyen Raises $250 Million in Funding to Accelerate Growth of Its Global Payments Platform - “Adyen is at the forefront of a rapidly globalizing payments market with tremendous growth potential,” said Jonathan Korngold, managing director and global head of General Atlantic’s Financial Services Sector. Show More Summary

Line Pay, The Messaging App’s Mobile Payments Service, Makes Its Global Debut

3 weeks agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Back in October, Line Corporation, which operates the messaging app, announced plans for a mobile payments service. Now the feature, called Line Pay, is finally available as an update for most users around the world. Read More

Messaging app Line takes its mobile payments service global

Japanese messaging app Line has released a new update taking its mobile payment service Line Pay global for the first time. The company claims to have 170 million active users worldwide. Line Pay will let them make payments for services and at shops that support the option. Show More Summary

PayPal saw 43% more mobile shoppers this Thanksgiving than in 2013

Already Thanksgiving holiday shopping is proving to be good for PayPal. So far, the company is seeing a 47% increase global mobile payment volume compared with last year. PayPal says there’s also a 43% uptick in mobile shoppers for Thanksgiving 2014. PayPal is reporting that mobile shoppers around the world made purchases most frequently between 1pm PT/4pm […]

Restaurant Guide Zomato Launches Mobile Ads And Prepares To Move Into Payments

3 weeks agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Global restaurant discovery service Zomato pulled in $60 million in fresh funding just ten days ago, and now it’s time to ramp up its monetization efforts after the India-headquartered company introduced advertising within its mobile apps. Read More

Making online commerce global by default

This article is part of a series written by speakers featuring at TNW USA Conference on December 10 in New York. John is Co-Founder & President of Stripe, the web and mobile payment platform. You’re starting an online business. Build it, launch it, and then sell it to the wider world, right? Well, that last “world” part is actually kind of tricky. Show More Summary

WeChat API Adds Payment Functionality

WeChat, the instant messaging service owned by Tencent, is popular in its home base of China but faces stiff competition from WhatsApp and others as it tries to expand globally. To compete successfully, it will have to add new features. Show More Summary

Square reveals plans to support Apple Pay in 2015

Square recently announced plans to support chip-based credit cards with new hardware as it expands globally, but it seems the company isn’t ignoring alternative payment methods, such as Apple Pay. In an interview with CNN, Square founder...Show More Summary

Jack Dorsey Explains Why He Took Part In The Ferguson Protests (TWTR)

Jack Dorsey is in London today to announce the global roll-out of Square Register, his payment software that lets business owners process payments through an iPhone or iPad.  During the Financial Times 125 event, hosted in the middle...Show More Summary

gE Blog Series: Global E-Commerce Part 4 – Fraud in Global E-Commerce

With an increase in the popularity of business-to-consumer (B2C) online retail, there has been a surge of fraud in e-commerce and online payments. Fraudulent activities including personal information breaches and untrusted online payments...Show More Summary

Audiam Launches International Association of Music Publishers (IAMP)

Audiam is aiming to retrieve accurate payment for publishers and songwriters globally for the digital use of their compositions with their launch of International Association of Music Publishers. Audiam recognizes that the difficulty...Show More Summary

Apple Inc. (AAPL) And Twitter Inc. (TWTR) Partner With Stripe For Global Payments

Stripe might be unknown in Wall Street, but a partnership with some of the biggest tech companies is sure to make it a mainstream name in the years to come. CEO and co-founder, Patrick Collison, is one man that is destined for greatness having sealed deals with the likes of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Twitter […]

The Larger Implications Of Electronic Payments Adoption

2 months agoTechnology : TechCrunch

While global efforts to increase financial inclusion (expanding access to savings, credit and insurance products) can have profound implications for individuals given the emergence of the digital economy, the ability to send and receive money in electronic form is potentially more transformative. Read More

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