Global Payments Expands Relationship with Caesars Entertainment, Also Launches XCharge in Canada

On 1st April 2014, Global Payments Inc., one of the largest worldwide providers of payment solutions, announced an agreement to expand its relationship with Caesars Entertainment Corporation. Global Payments will now provide additional Caesars' resorts with Global Payments' PlayerCash @dvantage credit and debit card cash advance service, via Global Payments VIP LightSpeed...

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New Report on NFC Devices and Terminals Projections 2013-18, with Beacons Impact Analysis

Growing smart phone penetration in the world is expected to revolutionize the mobile payments industry across the globe. Currently, mobile payments are being dominated by USSD/QR code technology. Though, in last couple of years, near field communication (NFC) has emerged as a strong alternative proximity technology for mobile payments. This...

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Authentication & Security

Lund’s University Student Introduces Quixter, Payments via Vein Pattern Scanning

Biometric Authentication gained quite some attention during 2013 with Danal, Zwipe and a few other notable companies entering the space and even dishing out some products. Recently, PulseWallet partnered with Fujitsu Frontech to make use of their PalmSecure biometric technology for payments. Now in another display of innovation, Swedish Student from...

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Enabling Technologies

Baidu Foraying into Mobile Payments

China’s mobile payment market recorded $199 Billion in transactions in 2013, according to Beijing-based firm iResearch. On 15th April 2014, China's largest Internet search company, Baidu, launched its mobile payment solution - Baidu Wallet. The wallet enables Beiging based companies to deliver closed loop transactions. This move will help build a...

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