Tag: Debit card

Digital Turkey: the growth of contactless payments

In the final installment of our series on Digital Turkey, we’ll take a look at the evolution of contactless cards in Turkey. As our previous articles have shown, Turkey is years ahead of many of its European neighbors when it comes to the adoption of numerous technologies, and contactless is no exception. Turkey has the […]

Digital Brazil: Who needs cash?

In the second of our series on Brazil’s digital revolution, I take a look at the growth of digital financial services that are having a real impact on peoples’ lives and businesses in one of the world’s most vibrant nations. Brazil’s vast population consists of a young majority, including around a quarter under fifteen years […]

Timing is everything: American Express Unveils EMV Plans as Fraud…

It didn’t take a crystal ball to see the evitable: with the rest of the world migrated to more secure EMV chip technology, fraudsters would move on and seek out the weakest link to carry out banking crimes.  This weak link would be, of course, the United States – the country still using antiquated magnetic […]

Will the younger generation push us to advanced payments?

Is it safe to say that young adults don’t tend to use cash as much as older generations do?  I’ve certainly seen it with my under-35 adult friends and colleagues over the years; this age group depends on debit and credit cards for just about everything.  It’s just easier (no going to the ATM or […]