Tag Archives: Visa

ICICI Bank launches co-branded credit card with Amazon

By | October 30, 2018

Mumbai: ICICI Bank, today announced the launch of a co-branded credit card in an exclusive partnership with ‘Amazon Pay’, the online payment platform of the global e-commerce company Amazon. Christened, ‘Amazon Pay ICICI Bank Credit Card’, the card offers best in the industry rewards points programme for the digitally savvy customers. This is the first card in the country to… Read More »

Galitt Visa and American Express Test Suites are selected by Q-Card

By | July 30, 2018

Q-Card has selected two Galitt Test Suites, one Terminal Test Suite confirmed by Visa and one Card Test Suite qualified by American Express.   The American laboratory Q-Card has selected two Test Suites developed by Galitt: the VCPS Terminal Test Suite confirmed by Visa and the AEIPS & Expresspay Card Test Suite qualified by American Express. These ready-to-use… Read More »

Powered and Next-Generation Cards – The Only Event of the Year Focusing on Biometric Smart Cards

By | June 21, 2018

The Asia Pacific Smart Card Association (APSCA) is back with the year 2018 edition of the world’s only conference fully dedicated to Powered and Next Generation Cards. This year there will be strong focus on Biometric Smart Cards with presentations and a seminar that will be participated by leading payment networks. The conference, that this year will be… Read More »

NXP, Mastercard and Visa Transform Mobile Payments for Billions of IoT Devices

By | June 7, 2018

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, June 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) in collaboration with Mastercard (NYSE:MA), and Visa today announced the launch of its new mWallet 2GO, a white label wallet service developed on the NXP Secure Service 2GO Platform. With the new service, NXP is first in the industry to offer the full scope of mobile wallet development in… Read More »

Visa service disruption

By | June 1, 2018

Update – 04:32 BST 02.06.18 Visa has resolved a technical issue which occurred yesterday in Europe and prevented some consumers from using Visa for payments. The issue was the result of a hardware failure within one of our European systems and is not associated with any unauthorised access or cyberattack. Visa Europe’s payment system is now operating at… Read More »

Visa Expands Global Network of Partners to Promote Contactless Payments in Public Transportation

By | February 27, 2018

BARCELONA, Spain–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Visa (NYSE: V) today announced it has signed 14 new technology companies, from across 10 countries, as part of its Visa Ready for Transit program. The program works with companies whose technology solutions are accelerating seamless, friction-free commuting with contactless payments – helping to promote contactless growth in public transportation globally. The Visa Ready for Transit… Read More »

Lotte Card sells Visa wearable payment devices for PyeongChang Olympics

By | February 9, 2018

SEOUL, Feb. 9 (Yonhap) — Lotte Card Co., a South Korean credit card firm, said Friday it has begun selling Visa wearable payment devices for the 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in PyeongChang. Visa is the only credit card that can be used for payments at the Winter Games as it is an official global sponsor of the… Read More »

Visa Enables More Cash-Free Moments in Minneapolis: Local Merchants and U.S. Bank Stadium Receive Point-of-Sale Upgrades

By | February 2, 2018

Visa teams up with Minneapolis native Larry Fitzgerald & AP Rookie of the Year Nominee Christian McCaffrey to provide select merchants and fans a fast, secure payment experience MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Visa (NYSE: V) today announced that it upgraded the point-of-sale (POS) terminals of select Minneapolis-based small businesses, helping create quicker, easier and more seamless payment experiences for their… Read More »

Press Here! Visa Begins Pilots of New Biometric Payment Card

By | January 15, 2018

Pilots with Mountain America Credit Union and Bank of Cyprus use on-card fingerprint sensor, offering an alternative to PIN or signature payment authentication NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan. 14, 2018– NATIONAL RETAIL FEDERATION “BIG SHOW” — Visa (NYSE: V) today announced it has initiated pilots with Mountain America Credit Union and Bank of Cyprus of a new EMV dual-interface (chip- and contactless-enabled) payment card, making these the first commercial pilots… Read More »

VISA Launches Contactless Payment in Morocco

By | January 5, 2018

Rabat – A world leader in electronic payments, Visa announced that its Moroccan cardholders will now be able to enjoy Contactless Payments. Holders of a contactless Visa card will now be able to pay for their purchases by simply tapping their contactless Visa card or payment-enabled device on the checkout terminals, currently being installed at various sales points. The contactless payment system reduces the… Read More »

Deploy your digital payment solution securely and easily via Gemalto’s platform connected to Mastercard® and Visa

By | December 12, 2017

Amsterdam, 12 December,  2017 – Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, announces that its Trusted Service Hub (TSH) can now offer a single gateway enabling issuers to connect to the Mastercard and Visa tokenization services, simplifying the way financial institutions can launchmobile payment services. Banks and other issuers are increasingly deploying multiple payment schemes for their mobile payment offering. Gemalto’s cloud-based… Read More »

Visa to Transform the Mass Transit Experience Worldwide – No More Fumbling for Cash or Paper Tickets

By | November 13, 2017

Visa introduces innovative worldwide program to accelerate seamless, friction-free commuting with contactless payments The new Visa Ready for Transit program incorporates new standards that will simplify the certification of payment solutions for operators and transit solution providers A new team assembled from transportation, technology and payments industries to provide expertise and support Visa’s Innovation Center in London to… Read More »

Visa Introduces New Payment Wearables for Fans Attending the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018

By | November 8, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov. 8, 2017– Visa (NYSE: V), the exclusive payment technology partner at the Olympic and Paralympic Games, today introduced three commercially available wearable payment devices. In the spirit of the Olympic Winter Games, Visa created NFC-enabled payment gloves, commemorative stickers and Olympic pins that allow fans and athletes to complete seamless and secure payments with a simple tap… Read More »

Visa ID Intelligence Moves Payment Security Beyond Passwords

By | October 19, 2017

Biometrics and other authentication technologies help the payment industry create seamless and secure commerce experiences SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 19, 2017– Visa (NYSE:V) today announced Visa ID Intelligence, a platform that allows issuers, acquirers and merchants to quickly adopt emerging authentication technologies and create more secure and convenient ways for consumers to shop, pay and bank on their connected devices. Available through Visa… Read More »

Visa Drives Payment Innovation in Hong Kong

By | September 8, 2017

HONG KONG, Sept. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Visa is committed to enhancing contactless payment experience and security, and to the advancement of mobile payment ecosystem in Hong Kong.  Backed by a tech-savvy society with a high percentage of electronic payment in term of the total personal consumption expenditures in Hong Kong (65.5 percent)[2], Visa’s contactless in face-to-face transactions ratio has tripled in the past… Read More »

Visa Inc. Appoints Charlotte Hogg as Chief Executive Officer of the Company’s European Operations

By | September 7, 2017

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep. 7, 2017– Visa (NYSE:V) announced today it has appointed Charlotte Hogg as the new executive vice president and chief executive officer for its European operations, effective October 1, 2017. Ms. Hogg will report to Visa’s chief executive officer, Al Kelly, and Visa Europe Limited (VEL) board chairman, Gary Hoffman. Ms. Hogg will join the VEL board… Read More »

Visa Enables On the Go Payments With the New Fitbit Ionic

By | August 28, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Visa (NYSE:V) today announced it is enabling Visa payments on Fitbit’s first smartwatch – Fitbit Ionic™. Eligible cardholders of participating banks will be able to make payments with Fitbit Pay™, Fitbit’s new payment function, when available. With Fitbit Pay, Visa and Fitbit are meeting demand amongst the majority of wearable owners who, according to the recent… Read More »

Foreign cards on horizon, may woo Chinese users

By | August 8, 2017

Foreign debit and credit card companies face a long fight with local electronic payment market leader UnionPay as industry supervision is still evolving and customer needs are diverse, experts said.   US card network Visa has applied for a license from China’s central bank to operate in the Chinese market, it said in an email on Friday. MasterCard,… Read More »

Visa and PayPal Extend Partnership to Europe

By | July 18, 2017

Enhances the online, in-app and in store payment experience for consumers in Europe Enables PayPal in Europe to issue Visa accounts LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Visa (NYSE:V) and PayPal (Nasdaq: PYPL) today announced an extension of their strategic partnership to Europe. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here:http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170718005973/en/ The two companies are already collaborating in the U.S. and Asia Pacific to accelerate the adoption of secure and convenient… Read More »

Visa Presents Payment Innovations in Russia for Confederations Cup

By | June 23, 2017

KAZAN, Russia – Visa presented its innovations for “contactless” payment during the Confederations Cup in Russia, where thousands of fans will be able to make their transactions more conveniently, quickly and safely than ever before. “These innovations will allow transactions to be made in a matter of seconds, and not only at the stadiums but also in daily… Read More »