Category: Future of Payments

Contactless sales surge as transaction costs fall

Author: Joanne Frearson

Spending on contactless cards in the first half of 2016 has already outstripped contactless spending for the whole of 2015, according to figures from The Cards Association. There were 1.1billion contactless transactions in the first half of the year, compared... Read more

How blockchain is set to revolutionise payments and beyond

Author: Matt Smith

Business Reporter speaks to CTO Stephen Holmes about how the open-source Bitcoin technology could make payment, credit and many kinds of transactions transparent, simple and secure. Blockchain, the technology that began life as the backbone of Bitcoin, is branching out... Read more