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UK Celebrates Three Year Anniversary of Open Banking, Reflects on Significant Growth

On 13th January 2021, the concept of open banking under the Payment Directive Services 2 in the European Union celebrated its third anniversary. Since 13th…

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MasterCard Introduces Next-Generation Contactless Payments

On 26th January 2021, MasterCard made the announcement that it is going to apply for the revolutionary range of quantum-resistant technologies for the development of…

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Eight Impactful Strategies to Improve Your E-Commerce Site

Every business today must be online. It’s crucial to survive given the landscape of the pandemic. Many businesses either weren’t online or had a small…

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What Are NFC, Apple Pay, and Google Pay?

Today, consumers either don’t use cash or they try to avoid it as much as possible. Many even avoid using their credit card, and thanks…

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What to Know About Chargebacks, How to Avoid Them, and How to Win Them

An unfortunate part of running a business is the risk of chargebacks. While they are a natural part of accepting credit card payments, if they…

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The Top Reasons You Should Switch to EMV

What’s the first word that comes to mind when you think of credit cards? If it’s fraud, you’re onto something. Hacking and identity theft are…

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Smart Tech Keeps Convenience Stores Relevant as Industry Declines

As the pandemic continues and more people turn to online shopping versus running into local convenience stores, the industry has seen a decline of almost…

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COVID-19 Payment Trends Are Here to Stay, Says Visa

As we near the one-year anniversary of the pandemic, it’s apparent that the latest payment trends that took place at swift speeds are here to…

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More Consumers Want to Use Venmo at Retail Stores

Venmo started as a fun way for peers to pay one another, but it’s quickly becoming the payment method of choice at retailers too. Venmo…

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PPP Round Two: What You Need to Know

The Paycheck Protection Program is back and supposedly better than before, helping small businesses stay open during the pandemic. If you didn’t make the first…

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Hot Fintech Trends for 2021

The pandemic has been harsh on our financial infrastructure and has brought sea changes in the fintech industry. Fintech companies started coming to the forefront…

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Open Banking Use Predicted to Double in 2021

According to new research, open banking users are expected to double up and reach 40 million by the end of 2021. On the other hand,…

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MasterCard Takes Contactless Payments to the Cloud

The past few months, especially since the pandemic outbreak, saw rapid development in contactless payments. The rising need to accept or adopt the contactless or…

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Direct-to-Consumer Brands Flourished in 2020, 2021 Looks Even More Promising

The COVID-19 pandemic has been tough for a whole lot of industries, and in fact, some have yet to recover from the hurt inflicted. However,…

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Installment Plans Gain Traction Among Consumers, Predicted to Grow in 2021

The pandemic has been hard on almost all business owners and consumers across the world. With people losing their jobs and expenses rising, millions of…

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