Tag: Card Payments

Google Will Track Offline Card Purchases to Keep Advertisers Happy

From a privacy point of view, the last thing you need is company tracking your offline payments. Most people would think it unlikely for any enterprise to do so. Leave it to Google engineers to come up with a way to do exactly this, and pass along the information to advertisers at the same time. Things are evolving in the wrong direction as far as financial privacy is concerned. Google …
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Banco Santander Sees Bitcoin As A Disruptor For Card Payments

Bitcoin is often seen as a threat to the current financial ecosystem. Cryptocurrency enthusiasts wouldn’t mind if the fiat currency system disappears altogether, and gets replaced by something that is much better. Santander, one of the world’s biggest banks, has mentioned how Bitcoin will become a serious contender if it can gain widespread adoption. Banks Are Legitimately Scared of Bitcoin Financial institutions and governments all over the world have been …
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UnionPay Trumps Visa In Payment Value Processed During 2015

Credit cards are the most common type of payment method found in the world today. While most people know companies such as Visa and MasterCard by heart, neither of these is the market leader. New research by RBRB goes to show UnionPay is the largest card company in the world based on value processed. UnionPay Takes The Reigns From Visa The name UnionPay has been making waves in the financial …
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Visa Streamlines EMV Onboarding Process For Retailers

It is partially up to credit card issuers to bring fraud rates to an end. Visa wants to address the EMV chip migration hurdles present today. Simplified payment terminal certification and streamlining the testing requirements are just a few of the changes made by this company. EMV Adoption Is Pertinent To Card Fraud Reduction The way consumers can pay through credit cards is not always as secure as it should …
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