Despite the fact that the majority of Americans still do not have EMV payment cards ahead of tomorrow's deadline for a switch from magstripe, an industry taskforce insists that the migration is "on track".
Buoyed by a strong start in Korea, consumer electronics giant Samsung has launched its mobile payments service in the US, with support from the three major card schemes and banking giants Citi, Bank of America and US Bank.
Managing loose change digitally, categorising purchases with a simple hand gesture and integrating fashion, social media and payments into a brooch are three of the wearable design concepts to emerge from a collaboration between Visa Europe and Central Saint Martins College in London.
Today, Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) gathered 25 Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls from around the world for a two-day Team Visa Summit and innovation showcase at the company’s headquarters in San Francisco.
Visa has shut down its mobile money joint venture with Monitise in India after failing to win over support from mobile network operators, according to a report in the Times of India.
Visa's promise to weave together the worlds of haute couture and payments at London Fashion Week boiled down to a contactless ring for front row celebrities to buy this season's must-have fashion items straight off the catwalk.
South Africa’s Absa Bank is to be the first to trial a new Visa specification for fingerprint validation at chip card-enabled ATMs.
In its 19th year of sponsorship of the Toronto International Film Festival, Visa will showcase innovation and activation worthy of the red carpet.
Carrefour Belgium, Visa Europe and Worldline announced today that it will be possible to pay contactless in the majority of the stores of the largest retail chain of Belgium.
Five financial services heavyweights have joined in a $30 million funding round for blockchain startup Chain, which is aiming to overturn Wall Street conventions for the issuing and handling of financial securities.
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