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Oct 4 Global payments news roundup

Welcome to the weekly global payments news roundup where it’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas sales predictions. At least according to the National Retail Federation, which ...
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GoCardless launches direct debit payments in US

GoCardless launches international ACH debit payments in US

UK headquartered GoCardless launched services to enable international ACH (Automated Clearing House) debit payments for US companies in more than 30 countries around the world. The new service also ...
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UK payment preferences differ from other countries

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GoCardless is out with a new report on payments preferences in 10 major markets that comprise 80% of global e-commerce. The report gives us valuable insights into consumer ...
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UTRUST cryptocurrency payments

Cryptocurrency payments for merchants are alive and well

With the same resilience as bitcoin, cryptocurrency payments for merchants are still alive and well despite what some may perceive as declining interest by merchants and consumers. According ...
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US mobile payments adoption is slow

US mobile payments: Are we there yet?

Let’s face it, the mobile payments landscape is moving as slowly as the proverbial LA traffic jam. There’s a purse or wallet full of reasons for the slow ...
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Sept 20: Global payments news roundup

Time flies when you’re in the payments industry and we’ve got some global payments news to help you quickly keep up with the latest. We look at Mitto, ...
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Amazon PayCode available at Western Union

Pay cash for Amazon via Western Union

Apparently, cash is not on its deathbed after all. At least not yet at Amazon. Amazon is partnering with Western Union to expand its PayCode service so US ...
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subscription data risk management

Is your merchant data at risk from your payments provider?

It’s one of the payment industry’s ugly secrets and for companies with a business built on subscriptions, it’s a revenue and business continuity risk that needs very close ...
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Sept 13: Global payments news roundup

Another week, another payments news roundup. Let’s dive in. How could $35 million in payroll and tax accounts go missing from cloud provider MyPayrollHR? We investigate. B2B cart ...
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Chinese govt cryptocurrency strategy

China makes “cryptocurrency” moves for the future

China’s moves to advance artificial intelligence leadership are well-documented and reflected by the fact that 19 of the top 50 largest patent registrations in the AI space are ...
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