First Blockchain-based cross-border payment made

The first ever cross-border Blockchain bank payment has been made, between Germany and Canada.

  • Tech trends

Alibaba smart car accepts mobile payments

Alibaba has teamed up with Chinese car manufacturer SAIC Motor Corp to unveil an SUV that can also pay for parking from the driver’s seat.

  • Tech trends

Companies look to a future without passwords

Nearly three-quarters of infosec professionals think companies will stop using passwords to authenticate accounts by 2025.

  • Security & Fraud

Visa pushes wearable payment options at Rio Olympics

The Rio Olympics are set to see an increase in consumers using wearable technology to pay for goods and services.

  • Tech trends

EMV chip cards in circulation rise to 4.8 billion

According to latest figures released by EMVCo, around 4.8 billion cards were in circulation in 2015, up by 1.4 billion on the previous year.


  • Security & Fraud

Pinterest looks to make its Pins even more ‘buyable’

Pinterest has unveiled a raft of improvements to its Buyable Pins, a feature it unveiled a year ago.

  • Customer Experience