Category Archives: interchange fees

The Worm in Apple Pay

Lyle Beckwith: The Worm in Apple Pay – WSJ – WSJ. Bottom line, bypass the legacy services to develop something truly revolutionary which must be a cheaper option for both the merchant and the consumer.

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Implications of the Apple pay and CurrentC’s stand-off in the US

CurrentC And The Big Merchant Mess | PYMNTS.com.

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Alternative to eliminate Bitcoin rate volatility

Merchants. This smart app eliminates the high price volatility that is keeping so many merchants away from accepting Bitcoin. However, it acts more like an exchange rate locking deal since merchants still have to wait 2 business days to get … Continue reading

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How bitcoin makes transactions cheaper

How bitcoin makes transactions cheaper — Medium. In a nutshell, this is the real business proposition that can derail other competitors in the retail electronic payments space. The key remains stability in the exchange rate. Beware of the immense possibilities … Continue reading

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One step closer to surcharging credit cards in the US

Judge Gleeson Approves Interchange Fee Settlement with Visa, MasterCard.

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Bitcoin gaining traction in merchant transactions

BitPay Drives Explosive Growth in Bitcoin Commerce | Business Wire. As the price of Bitcoin has quickly rammed the 1000 dollar level becoming highly volatile, one would expect that people would be more inclined to buy or hold on to … Continue reading

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Mastercard, Visa to cut French card fees

Mastercard, Visa to cut French card fees: watchdog | Reuters. Following the announcements on the big overhaul of the PSD directive in Europe, the proposed reforms to cap interchange fees to credit cards are already beginning to find their way … Continue reading

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