NFC payment rings first sported by Olympian athletes in Rio are now available for pre-order to the general public.
Visa announced the launch of "Visa airport companion" program.
Emirates NBD has launched an NFC-based mobile contactless payment service that enables customers to make in-store purchases instantly via their banking app.
Visa says it is in "advanced discussions" with leading Nigerian banks over the launch of its QR-code based mobile payment service mVisa before the year's end.
Visa is to equip all 366 British athletes, as well as 150 support crew, with a Team GB-branded Payment Band for making tap-and go purchases during the Olympics.
Visa, MasterCard, WorldPay and others in the payments sector can relax: Bitcoin will remain a niche player and blockchain technology poses little risk, according to a new report from Credit Suisse, which has less comforting news for Swift.
Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced a global financial education program at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games that will help Olympic athletes take control of their financial futures.
Earlier this year, Visa announced Quick Chip, a technology enhancement that optimizes EMV® chip card processing to not only speed up checkout times, but also significantly streamline chip implementation.
Early Warning, the American bank-owned operator of the clearXchange P2P payments network, has struck deals with Visa and MasterCard that paves the way for debit card-based transactions on the platform.
Visa is set to open a huge new Silicon Valley office that will house 300 staffers working on technology research, business intelligence, data security and merchant solutions.
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