UK CMA Greenlights Mastercard Acquisition of VocaLink

The UK’s Competition & Markets Authority has given its blessing to the Mastercard VocaLink deal. The CMA gave final approval for the proposed set of remedies that address the competition concerns the CMA identified earlier this year. The deal is now expected to close in the coming weeks. A powerhouse in bank account-based payments, VocaLink’s…

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EMV Boom Ends – Verifone Looks to Become Device + Services Provider

The slowdown in EMV continues to drag on Verifone’s performance for the first fiscal quarter, ended 1/31/17, (1Q/17). However, the Company notes this year it will launch the next generation devices and services. By scaling these new devices and connecting them with Verifone’s expanded services, the Company hopes it will establish platforms powering the future of…

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E-Wallets – – Top Payment Method by Share of E-Commerce Sales Worldwide

Five in-depth reports on digital payments have been released in the past 30 days covering online payments for North America, Middle East & Africa, Europe, Asia-Pacific regions and globally. The reports were assembled by yStats. A major concern for consumers in North America is the security of their payments, whether by credit card or one…

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