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Amazon announced a new program designed to expand Amazon Payments into more e-commerce merchants’ websites.
Virtual reality is growing in popularity, so it’s not too surprising it’s making its way into payments, with Alibaba Group’s finance arm, Ant Financial, demonstrating a payment service that lets shoppers pay for things by nodding their heads.
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In its biggest push out of Asia yet, Alipay — the payment app run by Alibaba's affiliate Ant Financial — will launch in Europe this summer.
Almost 6,000 web shops are unknowingly harbouring malicious code that is stealing the credit card details of customers, suggests research.
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High-end fashion retailer Moda Operandi partners with Amazon.com to accept payments via Amazon Pay.
Google has launched its digital wallet service Android Pay in Australia, supporting many more banks than its competitors Apple Pay and Samsung Pay.
Google announced that it has partnered with Visa and Mastercard to bring even more Android Pay checkout options to the mobile web.
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Hidden amidst Wednesday’s highly hyped iPhone and Apple Watch product announcements, Apple also announced plans for Apple Pay’s expansion into three new countries this fall.
China became the 5th country where consumers can use smartphones to pay with Apple Pay, and Chinese shoppers quickly embraced the Apple Inc. payment system.
Nearly a month after Apple’s SVP of Worldwide Marketing, Phil Schiller spoke of plans to expand its mobile payment service further across Europe and Asia, Apple Pay finally arrives in Russia.
Apple Pay finally makes its way to France, the service's third European market since launching in the U.S. in 2014.
PayPal stock dipped on Thursday by 4.7%, as investors reacted to reports that Apple Pay may soon encroach on its business with upcoming website integration.
Facebook may be looking to get into the digital wallet game, according to source code discovered in the latest version of Facebook’s Messenger app.
New data from Juniper Research indicates the digital commerce market set to increase from US$4.9TN in 2015, to just over US$8TN by 2020.
Ecommerce Europe hits the ground running with the release of its first Policy Session speakers that includes representation from eBay, the European Commission, GS1 and BEUC — the European Consumer Organization.
Etsy, the online marketplace for handmade goods, has just reached a deal with Adyen, a global payments processor, to help run its payments backend for the over 1.7 million sellers on the site.
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The EBA proposes creation of new online shopping regulations that many stakeholders feel would effectively disable some one-click shopping and automatic app payments.
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PayPal is deepening its relationship with Facebook, and will now become one of the payment options within Messenger, among other integrations.
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The rapid rise and equally rapid evolution of online and mobile commerce gives rise to Financial Technology and a wave of new payment methods.
Klarna, one of Europe’s most highly valued tech startups, set to introduce payment-processing services at brick-and-mortar stores later this month.
Consumers will now be able to pay for their online goodies through the Safari browser running on their fingerprint-enabled iPhones or Apple Watches.
MasterCard offers a preview of future payment options with virtual and augmented reality commerce experiences and payment enabled wearables at the Arnold Palmer Invitational (API) in Orlando, FL.
With mobiles increasingly in the hands of most shoppers, retailers can ill afford to treat these smart devices as an afterthought when defining customer engagement strategies.
Juniper Research says the number of consumers making NFC mobile payments will reach 148 million globally in 2016.
As e-commerce continues to expand, online payment security is a top concern for merchants and consumers, according to a new report from American Express.
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ADVERTORIAL: The Paypers, an online publication focused on the payments industry, releases a new edition of its Online Payments and Ecommerce Market Guide.
PayPal has launched a closed beta of its newest product, PayPal Commerce, which helps merchants integrate buy buttons into social media, emails, blogs and more.
Paytm's parent company, One97 Communications restructures ahead of new rounds of investor funding and Alibaba's further entry into India.
German payments technology services company rebrands to bring a future vision to point-of-sale payments transactions.
There’s no doubt about it. This year has been big for retail — big on change, innovation and some surprises along the way. EMV changed the payments game in the U.S. Consumers flocked to online and mobile commerce, robots rose in food and consumer goods, and brick-and-mortar stayed relevant with retail experimentation — pop–ups, flash sales, store-in-store and showrooms.
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With fraud expected to hit $7.2 billion by 2020, companies — particularly eCommerce retailers — are considering mobile and online innovations in payments and IoT security technology to help thwart cyberattacks.
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A recent study reveals European consumers increasingly turn to their smartphones, tablets or wearable devices for the purchase of goods and services.
Quick. As you sit in a stupor from eating your kids’ Halloween candy last night at 3 a.m., name the five-letter word that scares the payments industry all the way from the POS to the very back end of the back-end office.
Nope, not ghost. Not Apple. Fraud.
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In an online to offline (O2O) play, the online-payment provider strikes a deal with Visa that gives consumers the option to use Paypal digital wallet payments at physical retail locations that facilitate contactless payment transactions.
Walmart has expanded Walmart Pay, extending the ability for shoppers to pay in-store and online with a mobile device to seven U.S. states.
False declines cost merchants plenty: billions in lost sales and even more in broken consumer relationships. That commerce-killer is what inspired Mastercard to create its new Decision Intelligence platform, which launches today with a promise to turn false declines into a thing of the past for the payments ecosystem.
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When it comes to mobile payments adoption, Chinese consumers are taking the lead. And, that says Sy Choudhury, senior director of product management for Qualcomm, can teach the world a lot about how to use mPOS technology to get a mobile leg up.
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