Mastercard is collaborating with Startup Canada to promote startup innovation in the country, the firms announced Thursday (Mar. 2). (more…)
Stressing its technology credentials, Visa has opened a massive new office in Silicon Valley to house its data and research teams. (more…)
By Don Resigner for Payments Source
A major new feature could be coming to your Amazon checkout process.
Amazon (AMZN, -0.42%) and PayPal (PYPL, -3.18%) have been in discussions about the possibility of the online retail giant supporting PayPal payments at checkout, PayPal CEO Dan Schulman told Bloomberg in an interview on Thursday. While Schulman didn’t say when—or even if—a deal might happen between the companies, he did tell Bloomberg that the companies are trying to determine how they can “use one another’s assets to the mutual benefit” of their customers. (more…)
A movement by countries around the globe to embrace a cashless future is resulting in plastic payments (think credit and debit cards) to erode cash’s market share. (more…)
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