Visa brings digital loyalty program to partner banks in Latin America, Caribbean

Visa has launched Visa Loyalty Solutions, a digital points redemption platform available to all issuing banks in Latin America and the Caribbean, according to a press release. Visa said the loyalty program offers consumers more than a quarter of a...

Visa touts contactless payments at World Cup venues

Approximately one in every five (17 percent) purchases with Visa cards at World Cup soccer matches in Russia used contactless payment technology, including smartphones, bracelets and rings, according to a press release from the card network. Within the stadiums the...

Wirecard partners with Visa to drive digital financial technology

Wirecard and Visa this week announced they have signed a partnership agreement to collaborate on new products in the field of digital financial technology, according to a press release. Wirecard said that by combining its digital payment platform with Visa's...

Visa European outage makes for some fun Twitter chatter

Visa made a compelling (and ironic) case for cash over the weekend, when the network when down over a large swath of Europe and the U.K. on Friday just before the lunch hour. The VisaNewsEurope Twitter account reported that: We...

Visa makes strategic investment in Latin American mobile payments company YellowPepper

Visa last week announced a strategic investment in YellowPepper, a mobile payments company in Latin America, to help accelerate innovation in digital payment technology. Visa said the YellowPepper investment is the first such one for it in the region and...

PayPal, Visa expand strategic partnership into Canada for digital, mobile payments

Visa and PayPal are expanding their strategic partnership in Canada to accelerate the adoption of secure, reliable and convenient digital and mobile payments for consumers and merchants in Canada, according to a press release. The two companies are already collaborating...

14 companies join Visa's Ready for Transit program

Visa has signed 14 new technology companies, from across 10 countries, as part of its Visa Ready for Transit program, according to a press release. The program works with companies whose technology products are accelerating commuting with contactless payments, which...

Allianz, Visa, Wirecard partner on mobile payment and loyalty app, Allianz Prime

Allianz Partners, Visa and Wirecard have launched a mobile payment called Allianz Prime, according to a press release. Allianz Prime users will be able to make secure mobile transactions at all contactless enabled terminals worldwide. Starting today, the app will be tested in Italy, involving a sample of Allianz customers.

Mobile payments prompt retailers, card networks to innovate

Mobile payments prompt retailers, card networks to innovate

Karen Katz, former president and CEO of Neiman Marcus Group, and Visa CEO Alfred Kelly shared insight, expectations and strategy during a panel talk at the NRF Big Show in January on boosting the retail mobile commerce customer experience.

Visa brings CyberSource Token Management Service to clients worldwide

Visa has introduced a product called Token Management Service, which is designed to unify management and secure customer payment data, according to a press release. Visa said the service enables an integrated view of payment preferences and behaviors across a...

Visa hawks its wares at PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games

Visa hawks its wares at PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games

Visa's wearables initiative at the PyeongChang Games continued to illustrate how the card networks have acted more like technology companies than ever before as the payments industry continues to evolve.

Visa, Dynamics aim to provide a more "intelligent" payment card

Visa and Dynamics have unveiled the Dynamics Wallet Card, which the companies describe as a connected payment card that has the ability to access multiple card accounts, and has a programmable on-card display that enables account information, such as alerts...

PayPal sets the pace for the payments industry in 2018

PayPal sets the pace for the payments industry in 2018

For a company once known as a threat to the card networks and banks, PayPal is now an ally as it pushes forward with digital payments.

BigCommerce helps merchant partners with Visa Checkout integration

BigCommerce, a cloud e-commerce platform for businesses, and Visa have announced a new partnership to provide Visa Checkout to BigCommerce merchants, according to a press release. This integration enables the more than 28 million accounts already enrolled in Visa Checkout...

Venmo, Zelle among trending topics in 2017

Venmo, Zelle among trending topics in 2017

Mobile Payments Today takes a look at the top blog posts in 2017.

London's Judopay reaches deal with Visa for in-app payments

London-based Judopay, an m-commerce payments platform, is partnering with Visa to use the CyberSource payment management product to offer consumers a better digital payment experience and greater choice in how they pay in mobile: via payment cards, card-on-file, wallets and...

Garmin Pay welcomes Visa cardholders

Garmin International and Fit Pay announced that the Garmin Pay contactless payment feature is now available for eligible Visa credit, debit and prepaid accounts from many of the network's major participating issuing banks, according to a press release. The new...

Reserve Bank of Australia concerned about rising merchant costs for contactless payments

The Reserve Bank of Australia is concerned about merchants' rising costs to accept contactless payments as more consumers in the country choose to pay with smartphones, according to local media reports. And the RBA is threatening more bank regulation if...

Visa launches program to help transit agencies with contactless payments

Visa has launched Visa Global Transit Solutions, a program designed to accelerate the use of open-fare contactless systems for mass transit commuter worldwide, according to a press release. "Visa played an important role in partnering with Transport for London," Michael...

Apple Pay Cash: A step in the right direction for mobile payments?

Apple Pay Cash: A step in the right direction for mobile payments?

With its focus on premium influencers and its control over a large ecosystem, Apple is in a unique position to effect massive change where others cannot.

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