Tag Archives: Payment systems


10th anniversary of contactless in UK

September marks 10 years since Barclaycard introduced contactless payments to the UK. As Kate King reports it’s since expanded to include wearables and mobilepay – bringing the idea of a cashless society one step closer. Continue reading


Millennials say ‘no’ to debt

Millennials shun any kind of debt, especially credit cards, and their reluctance to pull out the plastic could have lasting repercussions for the financial system and the economy, according to an expert.

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co-founder of digital currency operator Liberty Reserve, Arthur Budovsky

Digital currency firm co-founder gets 20 years in U.S. prison

The co-founder of digital currency operator Liberty Reserve, Arthur Budovsky, was sentenced to 20 years in prison for what prosecutors say was a money laundering operation of unprecedented size and scope.

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U.S. businesses, cardholders slowly embracing chip technology

U.S. businesses on the eve of a big deadline – the switch to a new, more secure chip-based payment system – but many aren’t ready.
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Visa and Samsung Bring Mobile Payments to the New Samsung Galaxy S6

Visa technology facilitates secure consumer payments with the new Samsung Galaxy S6
Mobile payment service by Samsung available in the U.S. starting summer 2015
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