The son of a Russian lawmaker has been sentenced to 27 years in a US prison for hacking into retail POS systems and stealing millions of credit card numbers which he then sold on to other crooks.
As it bids to become a coinless society by 2020, South Korea is preparing a pilot that will give shoppers the chance to receive their change in the form of a top-up to prepaid cards.
Google has teamed up with several banks - including BofA - to let customers add cards to Android Pay from within their apps.
Ingenico is bringing scratch cards, slot machines and wheels of fortune to online checkout screens and instore eftpos in an effort to improve conversion rates for merchants.
Amazon has launched a service that lets Americans top up their accounts by handing over cash at the physical locations of partner retailers.