John Adams

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Western Union's Apple Pay Move Should Light a Fire Under Banks
January 28, 2015 Western Union is adopting a vastly different use of Apple Pay than what banks and merchants have so far considered.

Amex, eBay Cut Thousands of Jobs; Discover Faces Earnings Woes
January 22, 2015 2014 ended roughly for some of the biggest payment companies, and 2015 will bring even more challenges from rapidly changing...

BBVA, USAA, Vikram Pandit Invest in Bitcoin Company Coinbase
January 20, 2015 BBVA and USAA are among a group of participants in a $75 million investment in the Bitcoin wallet provider Coinbase, an...

Why Bankers Should Pay Attention to Wearables
December 28, 2014 Imagine a future where we access accounts or pay for groceries using a bracelet, a wristwatch or even a temporary tattoo....

Visa, MasterCard Suspend Operations in Crimea: Reports
December 26, 2014 Visa and MasterCard halted services in Crimea after a new round of U.S. sanctions, according to multiple reports.

Innovation of the Year: Online Marketplace Lending
December 17, 2014 Once known as peer-to-peer, online marketplace lending grew phenomenally and evolved rapidly in 2014, as capital flooded in...

MasterCard Bets on a Better Future for Interactive Payment Cards
December 9, 2014 MasterCard is investing in and partnering with card technology company Dynamics to embed greater function into U.S. payment...

MasterCard CEO: Apple Pay Won't Hurt MasterPass
October 30, 2014 Apple Pay scooped up one million payment cards in its first 72 hours, 60% of which were Visa cards, but MasterCard's chief...

TSYS Prepares for New Prepaid Rules, Tests of Tech Products
October 29, 2014 Total System Services is close to beginning tests of new products and merchant services, and is already seeing a benefit from...

Visa CEO: Apple's Just the Start of Mobile Tech Ambitions
October 29, 2014 About 60% of the first cards loaded onto Apple Pay are Visa cards, and the card network plans to build on this beginning in an...

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