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Visa mobile payment system to launch in mid-2012

Financial services giant Visa confirms it will launch its Near Field Communications-enabled digital wallet platform in August or September of 2012, allowing consumers to make real-world and online

Visa accelerates chip migration to drive m-payment adoption

Visa revealed plans to ramp up U.S. adoption of dynamic chip authentication technologies in an effort to boost acceptance of Near Field Communications-based mobile payments. The financial services

Isis adds Visa, MasterCard and AmEx to mobile commerce network

Financial services providers Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express are officially joining Isis, the mobile commerce joint venture spearheaded by Verizon Wireless (NYSE:VZ), AT&T (

Visa teams with Monitise to launch mobile banking solutions

Visa has signed a new long-term commercial agreement with mobile payment solutions provider Monitise to introduce mobile banking services targeting the credit card giant's U.S. debit and prepaid

Visa launching digital wallet effort

Credit card giant Visa said it will collaborate with U.S. and international bank partners including US Bancorp, PNC Financial Services, Regions Financial, BB&T Corp, Toronto Dominion's TD Bank

Visa teases 'significant' m-commerce announcement coming soon

Payment and credit solutions giant Visa said Thursday it will unveil a "significant" announcement about its mobile commerce ambitions sometime this month, possibly as soon as next week. Details are

Square embraces credit card encryption

Mobile payments firm Square plans to make all of its credit card readers encrypt data. The move is likely in response to claims from competitor Verifone that the company doesn't encrypt credit card

Visa invests in mobile payments startup Square

Payment and credit solutions giant Visa has made an unspecified investment in Square, whose increasingly popular mobile payment solution enables users to accept credit and debit card purchases

Visa launches real-time mobile discounts program

Payment and credit solutions giant Visa introduced a service delivering real-time discounts and promotions to opt-in consumers via SMS. According to Visa, the program serves mobile offers when

Visa acquires digital transaction platform provider PlaySpan

Payment and credit solutions giant Visa will acquire monetization platform provider PlaySpan, a move to accelerate its expansion into the digital and mobile commerce segments. Visa will pay