Visa is set to buy a stake in Klarna as part of a planned strategic partnership with the Swedish payments firm focussed on pushing online and mobile commerce in Europe.
Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) today announced the winners of its first European Everywhere Initiative programme, awarding a total of €100,000 to three start-ups for their successful proposals in three categories, and the opportunity work with Visa APIs in conjunction with executive mentors and technologists.
US processor Payscout has released an app which enables users to make payments for physical products in virtual reality via Google's Cardboard view finder.
Visa has announced that its Everywhere Initiative, an innovation program designed to encourage the development of the “next big thing” in payments, will expand into the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
Visa (NYSE:V), the Official Payment Service Partner of FIFA, today announced that football fans attending the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 will have a front row seat to enhanced payment experiences at official FIFA stadiums.
Today, Visa (NYSE:V) announced Visa Ready Program for Business Solutions, a strategic framework to help technology companies that integrate with Visa’s business-to-business (B2B) payment services and data solutions ensure that they meet Visa’s standards and are market ready.
Today, Visa (NYSE:V) announced it has signed 13 new partners to participate in its token service provider (TSP) program, as the payments industry shifts from plastic to digital and broader access to new standards, such as tokenization, are needed.
Android Pay has arrived in Canada, with several of the country's biggest banks making the mobile payments service available to Mastercard and Visa credit cardholders as well as Interac debit card users.
Visa (NYSE:V) today announced upcoming enhancements to its Verified by Visa service, a global solution designed to make online purchases more secure by helping ensure payments are made by the rightful owner of the Visa account.
Eighty-seven per cent of Singaporeans prefer to make electronic payments, as opposed to using cash (up 11%), representing the highest preference for electronic payments in the region, according to the 2016 Visa Consumer Payment Attitudes survey.
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