contactless payments


Coronavirus is pushing U.S. consumers to contactless payments

Contactless cards are a potential refuge for consumers who fear plastic and cash are carrying COVID-19. The coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has drawn attention to the safety and ... Read More

Visa CEO Predicts 100 Million Contactless Cards in a Year

Visa Inc. has been talking up contactless payments lately, though its executives and spokespersons usually dole out percentages rather than hard numbers to describe what is still a minuscule ... Read More

Contactless payments in UK overtake chip-and-pin

Contactless payments have become more popular than chip-and-pin card transactions for the first time in the UK, according to a major payment processing company. Worldpay said it happened in ... Read More

Apple Pay and other mobile payments will count for 1 in 3 in-store transactions by 2020

The future of shopping transactions may look a lot like Apple Pay. In-store contactless payments are predicted to reach $2 trillion by 2020, making up one-third of total transactions, ... Read More

How Singapore eases city traffic with contactless payments

Taking public transportation in Singapore is a different experience than most cities around the world. Recognized for its smart-city achievements, its one of the early adopters of contactless payment ... Read More

Why Americans are warming to mobile payments

Americans have long been laggards when it comes to paying for goods and services with a smartphone. Plenty still prefer to sign credit-card slips or even cheques. But there ... Read More

Study: UK consumers more likely to use proximity mobile payments than US counterparts

The future of mobile payments appears more bright in the U.K. than the U.S. thanks to consumers’ familiarity with contactless payments, according to a report from Auriemma Consulting Group. ... Read More

Mastercard Expands QR Payments Choice

Mastercard outlined plans for greater choice in retail payments through the planned expansion of its QR-based programs. Beginning this month, the company will broaden its solutions to offer QR ... Read More

Contactless payments to hit 150M users in 2017

The number of Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and Android Pay users is about to hit 100 million and should top 150 million by the end of 2017, according to ... Read More

What about paying with your sunglasses?

Because we carry our phones with us all the time that it makes sense to include mobile payment functionality on them. However what about those times it’s not convenient ... Read More
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