It´s no secret that plastic is rapidly replacing cash and checks all over the world — a strong secular tailwind that can benefit companies in the debit and credit card business. But the really big opportunity lies in emerging markets, where this still-young trend could generate years of growing demand for this industry. When looking [...]
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Square today announced the availability of its hugely popular and successful mobile payments solution in Japan. Essentially, the Jack Dorsey-founded company made it official: Square is on the march toward global mobile payments domination. “I am honored to introduce Square to a country with a rich history of design, innovation and tradition. Square shares the [...]
CORK/DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland said on Tuesday it was not to blame for Apple Inc's low global tax payments and had no special rate deal with the company after the U.S. Senate said it paid little or no tax on tens of billions of dollars in profits stas...
The tech giant followed the law, but its aggressive use of Irish subsidiaries to reduce tax payments fails the smell test. Ireland comes off as an unscrupulous tax haven, while the U.S. government looked the other way. It’s time for a new international deal on corporate taxes.
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland said on Tuesday it was not to blame for Apple Inc's low global tax payments after the U.S. Senate said the company paid little or nothing on tens of billions of dollars in profits stashed in Irish subsidiaries.
EMVCo has announced that China UnionPay has joined as its latest member. According to the organization, "the addition of this global payment card system demonstrates the industry’s continued commitment globally to adopting and advancing...Show More Summary
Despite widespread global use of payments for ecosystem services, more can be done to share information and learning garnered from such projects, according to research published in the journal Ecosystem Services. In Payments for ecosystem...Show More Summary
PUNE, India (Reuters) - An Indian payment card processing company acknowledged on Monday that hackers breached its security to increase the limits on some pre-paid card accounts in a global ATM heist in December.
Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. to Present at the 41st Annual J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Heartland Payment Systems®, Inc. ( NYS: HPY ), one of the nation's largest payments...Show More Summary
Western Union Brings Home the Gold with Four Prepaid Awards Company garners top honors in U.S., Europe, Asia Pacific ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Western Union, a leader in global payments, today announced that it has won four...Show More Summary
Elavon Names Simon Haslam President and Chief Executive Officer ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Elavon, a leading global payments provider and wholly owned subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp ( NYS: USB ), has promoted Simon Haslam to the position...Show More Summary
UBS Declares Coupon Payments on Four Monthly Pay ETRACS Exchange-Traded Notes - RWXL: linked to the Dow Jones Global ex-U.S. Select Real Estate Securities Index - DVYL: linked to the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index - SDYL: linked...Show More Summary
Both companies were helped by a worldwide shift to plastic in the first quarter: Visa reported a 7% increase in global payment volume, while MasterCard reported an 11% growth in gross dollar volume across the world.
FIS to Present at the Jefferies 2013 Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FIS ™ ( NYS: FIS ) the world's largest provider of banking and payments technology, today announced that GaryShow More Summary
After bringing on a new global business lead from Google, Square is making another key executive hire today. The payments company is announcing that Alex Petrov, a former PayPal exec, will be the Square's Vice President of Partnersh...
FleetCor Acquires CardLink, New Zealand-based Fuel Card Business NORCROSS, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FleetCor Technologies, Inc. ( NYS: FLT ), a leading global provider of fuel cards and workforce payment products to businesses, announced...Show More Summary
Ukash and MoneyGram Sign Agreement to Create More Payment Options for Global Money Transfer Customers LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MoneyGram ( NYS: MGI ), a leading global money transfer company, and Ukash, a leading U.K.-based online cash...Show More Summary
Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) is a global technology company and an industry leader in payment systems. Founded in 1966, MasterCard operates the second largest open loop card network in the world. It is a large-cap stock with a market cap of $65 billion, yet did not fail to beat the market index on a consistent basis [...]