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Online Payment Trends and Transactions Q2 2014 | Realex Payments

IRELAND | Last week, Realex Payments published their quarterly update on Online Payment Trends and Transactions for the 2nd quarter of 2014. This update is [...]

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Stripe launches in Australia

AUSTRALIA | US payments firm Stripe launches its payment service in Australia, its first country in the Asia-Pacific Region. Starting today, Australian businesses can instantly start [...]

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Retail Decisions (ReD) acquired by ACI Worldwide

UNITED STATES | ACI Worldwide will acquire Retail Decisions (ReD), a leader in fraud prevention solutions for an all-cash purchase price of $205 million. The [...]

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Expand Your Ecommerce Business Internationally | The Cross-Border E-commerce Event 2014

EVENT | Expand your webshop to Belgium? Do you want to conquer the German e-commerce market? Which opportunities has the Spanish market to offer you? [...]

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Rakuten Selects Computop Paygate for its Online Payment Processing

GERMANY | Rakuten, one of the largest eCommerce marketplaces, has selected Computop to enable its sellers to offer a wide range of payment methods for its marketplace [...]

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Adyen: Mobile Web Payments account for 22% of all Payment Transactions

SAN FRANCISCO | Adyen presents its findings from its latest global Mobile Payments Index covering the period of April through June 2014. During this period, mobile [...]

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Visa Europe confirms 8 new markets for digital wallet V.me by Visa

LONDON | Visa Europe confirms that its digital wallet service V.me by Visa will expand to Germany, Ireland, Norway, Sweden and Italy by the end [...]

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SecureTrading, First Data launch prepaid solution to power US Online Gambling

UNITED STATES | Secure Trading and First Data Corporation team up to offer a new payment mechanism to process online gambling transactions in U.S. states [...]

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'The Advantages of Direct Merchant Accounts for Ecommerce Merchants' | eComCharge Advertorial

LATVIA | eComCharge, a Latvian-based European Payment Service Provider, offers its customers to open a direct merchant account within the framework of its bePaid payment solution. A [...]

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Braintree v.zero adds PayPal as a payment option

UNITED STATES | Braintree, the payment gateway bought by PayPal, announces the release of a new product called the 'Braintree v.zero SDK (software development kit)'. [...]

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NETBANX merchants can now accept Oink as a payment method

LONDON |  Optimal Payments and Oink partner to offer merchants using the NETBANX® payment gateway an additional payment method for teens and their families to [...]

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SOFORT Banking now available in 11 countries

HUNGARY | SOFORT AG, provider of the innovative payment method SOFORT Banking, successfully continues its European expansion. From now on online sellers and merchants in [...]

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Zapp teams up with SecureTrading, Trustpay Global and Checkout.com

LONDON |  UK's new mobile payment method Zapp is now working with payment service providers Trustpay Global, SecureTrading and Checkout.com to deliver thousands more merchants into the [...]

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Trustly integrates with Computop Paygate 6.0

SWEDEN | Swedish online payments company Trustly integrates its online banking e-payments solution into Computop’s Paygate 6.0. The first Paygate merchant to offer Trustly as payment option [...]

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paysafecard launches in Peru and Uruguay

LONDON | paysafecard continues its expansion into new markets by moving into Peru and Uruguay. paysafecard has been available in the Latin American countries of [...]

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European E-commerce Market: € 363 Billion in 2013

BRUSSELS | The European online consumer sales of goods and services grew by 16.3% to € 363.1 billion in 2013. The EU28, including UK, Germany [...]

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Klarna launches in UK

LONDON | Klarna, the online payment solution using invoice payments, will soon launch its service for the UK market. Klarna is assumed to invest £100m in Britain [...]

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Popularity of Online Payment Methods In Russia | TNS research

RUSSIA | TNS has conducted research on the popularity of online payment methods among Russian online shoppers of different age and demographic groups. The research reveals the [...]

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RuPay Payment Gateway Launched for Indian Market

NEW DELHI | India now has its own payment gateway called RuPay. Launched two weeks ago, the RuPay payment gateway has been set up by the National Payments Corporation [...]

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