Square has launched its Virtual Terminal service in the UK, enabling sellers to take payments directly on their computers.
If e-commerce conglomerates like Alibaba can move into banking, what's to stop banks moving into e-commerce? That's the thinking behind SkyShopper, a new online mall launched by Emirates NBD which aims to tap into the UAE's booming internet shopping market.
Small and medium sized enterprises are missing out on an estimated £1.6 billion by not accepting next generation payments technology such as one-click ordering and 'conversational' transactions, according to research from Barclaycard.
Android Pay users that have linked their PayPal accounts will soon be able to pay for goods when mobile shopping using the Chrome browser with just just a touch of their fingerprint.
Germany's Kreditech has secured a EUR110 million investment from online payment processor PayU.