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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

A quiz to reveal your management style

As a CIO you are bombarded with advice on becoming a better manager, but how do you really know what kind of manager you are to begin with? You could start by taking a quiz put together by

Visa debuts location-based offers app on iPhone

Payment and credit solutions giant Visa introduced a new iPhone application offering consumers merchant offers and location-based services from over 50 retailer partners. The free Visa Mobile for

Akamai: We can defend against DDoS attacks from Anon

In the wake of widely-reported Distributed Denial-of-Service attacks on sites such as PayPal, Mastercard and Visa, content delivery network (CDN) provider Akamai said that it has the capability to

WikiLeaks supporters launch cyber attacks on alleged opponents

PayPal, Visa, MasterCard and others have come under DDOS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks by a group of online activist called Anonymous over the last week for withdrawing their services to

Amazon: WikiLeaks disconnected for SLA violation

Amazon has finally come forward and explained that it pulled the plug on the servers used to host Wikileaks for breach of its service level agreement, and not because of pressure from the U.S.