MasterCard has reached a $19 million settlement with Target to reimburse member banks for expenses accrued following the massive 2013 data breach at the US retail chain.
The Canadian government has revamped its code of conduct governing credit and debit cards to include contactless and mobile payments.
BBVA had bought San Francisco-based user-experience and design outfit Spring Studio as it continues to aggressively pursue its stated aim of becoming the "best digital bank of the 21st century".
The founder of Gravity Payments has pledged to boost the minimum wage for his 120-strong team to $70,000 a year, funding the generous bump in part by slashing his own pay.
Discover has introduced a security feature that lets people who misplace their credit cards freeze their accounts from their mobile phones.
American Express is teaming up with Jawbone to let people make contactless payments from their fitness tracker wearable devices.
NCR has launched a cloud-based ATM operating platform that the vendor claims can eliminate malware and reduce total cost of ownership by up to 40%.
British businesses were hit by card fraud once every 20 seconds in March, with small businesses being the most popular targets.
Barclays Bank has launched a digital 'Rewards Wallet' that will pay customers cash to recognise and reward their relationship with the bank.
A widely-held suspicion that UK banks are covering up the true scale of cybercrime has been confirmed by the City of London Police chief Adrian Leppard, who says that up to 80% of online crime goes unreported to the authorities.
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