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In-store mobile wallet payments will reach €78 billion in Europe & North America

According to a new research report from Berg Insight, in-store mobile wallet payments in the EU is forecasted to grow from less than € 0.1 billion in 2012 at a Read More →

Global Online Payment Methods Report Released

Online and mobile payments are increasing globally, with new channels emerging. The recent "Global Online Payment Methods 2013 – First Half 2013" report by Hamburg-based secondary market research company yStats.com provides Read More →

MasterCard to Deploy 410,000 Contactless Terminals in Japan

MasterCard announced recently that it will deploy a target of 410,000 MasterCard® PayPassTM-enabled point of sale (POS) terminals throughout Japan over the next three years, enabling travellers visiting the country Read More →

Worldwide Mobile Payment Transaction Value to Surpass $235 Billion in 2013

Gartner Predicts That Asia/Pacific Will Overtake Africa to Become the Largest Region Worldwide mobile payment transaction values will reach $235.4 billion in 2013, a 44 percent increase from 2012 values of Read More →

Discover’s PULSE Network Selected for JCB’s Global ATM Transactions

Discover Financial Services, parent company of PULSE Network LLC, today announced that U.S. ATM acquirers will soon have the ability to route JCB transactions over the PULSE Network, as PULSE Read More →

DataCash and Redecard Launch eCommerce Solution in Brazil

Global payments solution provider, DataCash, a MasterCard company, announced that it is partnering with Redecard to provide E-commerce Redecard, a payment solution for merchants across the entire Brazilian market. Read More →

World Bank’s IFC Invests $10m in Earthport to Expand Cross-Border Payments

Earthport, the cross-border payments service provider has announced that IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has agreed to invest $10 million in the company. The funding will be Read More →

44% Growth in Pre-paid Payment Card Market Between 2013 and 2018 Says ABI Research

A combination of open and closed loop pre-paid payment cards in both the government and enterprise sectors will result in cumulative shipments totalling 3.6 billion between 2013 and 2018. ABI Read More →

Kalixa Group Selected by MasterCard for Acquirer Test Cards Globally

Kalixa Group today announced that it has been selected by MasterCard® to issue a version of its award winning Kalixa Pay prepaid card to every newly accredited acquirer for testing. Read More →

Square Reinvents the Register with Square Stand

Square announced Square Stand, new hardware for brick and mortar businesses that turns an iPad into a complete point of sale. With local businesses increasingly tearing out their old point Read More →
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