Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced a new program that connects financial institutions and technology companies to simplify and accelerate the roll-out of new payment and commerce services.
Having seen its Wallet service fail to take off, Google is aiming another shot at the fast-growing mobile payments market with the launch of Android Pay.
The UAE’s leading financial institution, Mashreq, today became the first bank in the Central Europe, Middle East and Africa region to launch Visa Checkout, a new digital payment service offered to all Mashreq credit and debit cardholders that makes online purchases simpler, faster and safer.
Bitcoin startup Xapo has appointed Visa founder Dee Hock, ex-Citibank CEO John Reed, and former US Treasury Secretary Larry Summers to its new advisory board.
Fresh from the launch of Visa Europe Collab in London earlier this month, the card scheme has exported the idea to Israel with the opening of an innovation hub in Tel Aviv.
Visa Inc. today announced that more of the Internet’s top merchants will offer Visa Checkout, the online check out service that Visa launched less than a year ago.
FIS (NYSE: FIS), a global leader in banking and payments technology as well as consulting and outsourcing solutions, today announced that its FIS’ Clear2Pay Open Test Solutions group has been confirmed by Visa for Chip Vendor Enabled Service (CVES) to help streamline and support the deployment of EMV enabled contact and contactless payment devices in the United States.
Visa Europe today announced the appointment of Jean-Louis Constanza as a non-executive director. Mr Constanza will join the Visa Europe Board with immediate effect.
Visa Inc is in talks with European banks about buying back its former subsidiary Visa Europe for as much as $20 billion, according to Bloomberg.
Visa Europe has secured the backing of a number of major UK banks and retailers for a widespread summer rollout of its V.me digital wallet for online shopping.
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