More than 5 million businesses in the UK can accept Bitcoin transactions, through an efficient system which offers a proven method for businesses to reach new customers on a global scale. Utilizing Bitcoin provides merchants with a myriad of benefits, which include zero fraud and zero chargebacks.
Atlanta-based Global Payments has introduced a comprehensive suite of security solutions designed for direct merchants. The new GlobalShield will join EdgeShield gives merchants and application providers the most secure processing options in the industry.
Asia Pacific was the largest revenue contributor in the global smart card market of 2013, accounting for nearly a 50% share of global revenue. China, India, South Korea, and Japan are expected to be the major contributors to the market in the near term.
Ever since Google first announced the inclusion of HCE within the KitKat version of its Android OS, Visa has worked closely with member banks and other financial and technology institutions to ensure NFC payments using this functionality, would meet Visa’s stringent requirements.