01 October 2014

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Non-cash payments volumes are expected to increase by nearly 10% percent to reach 366 billion transactions in 2013, fueled by strong growth in developing markets and mobile payments, according to the 10th annual World Payments Report from Capgemini and Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS).

Germany's central bank is working with EBA Clearing to build a new XML-based infrastructure for clearing debit card transactions for the country's financial institutions.

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POS manufacturer breach puts cards at risk

29 September 2014  |  1

Some 324 restaurants across the United States have had card data swiped following a breach at POS manufacturer Signature Systems.

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Facebook enlists Stripe for 'buy' button

26 September 2014  |  0

Already working with Twitter, startup Stripe has been named as the payments power behind Facebook's new 'buy' button.

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Visa Europe mobile director joins Apple

25 September 2014  |  8

Visa Europe's director of mobile, Mary Carol Harris, has jumped ship to join Apple, where she will lead the firm's push into the mobile payments sector on the continent.

In a move billed as a "new evolution for wearable technology", Barclaycard and Southampton Football Club have signed an agreement to distribute the bank's bPay contactless bands to fans and expand the functionality beyond payments to incorporate stadium access.

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