Payments Canada - real time rail

Canada’s payments modernization effort chugs towards ‘real time rail’ by end of 2019

Do you remember what making payments was like in the year 2000? At a restaurant, you'd either be counting out...

September 18th, 2018 Brian Jackson

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Visa Direct payments service expanded in Canada

Visa is making sure that the days of paper cheques are numbered in Canada by expanding its Visa Direct push...

May 8th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Square launches new contactless payment and chip reader in Canada

Canadian businesses will now have a faster, cheaper, and simpler way of implementing contactless payment systems. Square, Inc., a San...

October 4th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

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Fitbit Ionic smart watch to launch new mobile payments service

Fitbit is entering the mobile payments market with a branded featured called Fitbit Pay on its new Fitbit Ionic device...

August 28th, 2017 Brian Jackson

How popular are mobile payments in Canada, anyway?

Only 12 per cent of Canadian smartphone owners have used their phones to make an NFC payment, according to Visa...

August 18th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Is Bitcoin in your business’s future?

Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency for making payments. Because Bitcoin is much loved by anarchists, drug dealers, and fraudsters, it is...

June 20th, 2016 Yogi Schulz

NetSuite branches into billing and payment space with new cloud offerings

San Jose, Calif. - Cloud software firm NetSuite Inc. announced a slew of new products and updates on Tuesday, including a...

May 18th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

mobile payments

Skimming the cream – Banks face losing direct customer relationship on the mobile channel

Just a decade ago, bankers may have scoffed at the notion they'd be in competition with the likes of Starbucks...

October 8th, 2015 Brian Jackson

mobile payments and their introduction to the Canadian market

Banks face uphill battle to earn customer relationship in mobile payments

Banks are facing a digital attack on all fronts and risk losing out on billions of profits by the year...

October 5th, 2015 Brian Jackson