All articles by Angelo Boccato

Angelo Boccato

Philippines-based firm develops mobile service to prevent ATM and card fraud

Smart e-Money, a unit of Philippines-based Smart Communications has unveiled a mobile service to prevent automated teller machine (ATM) and card fraud.

Reward schemes biggest incentive for British consumers to use credit cards – Top Cashback

Reward schemes are the biggest reason why British consumers use credit cards, according to research released by Top Cashback on 25 February.

Nevada slot machines will soon accept pre-paid debit cards

Nevada slot machines will soon accept pre-paid debit cards after the Nevada Gaming Commission voted to change regulation on 20 February 2014.

State Bank of Pakistan orders banks to be upfront about credit cards

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has directed banks to provide an upfront key product fact sheet on credit cards.

Tim Hortons and CIBC launch co-branded Visa credit card

Canadian coffee chain Tim Hortons and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce ( CIBC) announced the launch of a co-branded credit card on 20 February.

Orange and MasterCard launch reloadable prepaid card in Spain

French telco Orange and MasterCard have announced the launch of Orange Cash, a reloadable prepaid card, in Spain.

Canadian online retailer loses customer credit card data in security breach

Canada-based online retailer for health and beauty products has suffered a security breach and loss of customers’ credit card data

Ingenico joins with Broadband Tower for Japanese expansion

French credit card processor Ingenico has announced an agreement with computer and internet related services provider Broadband Tower.

New EU cards legislation worries consumers – Ipsos

European consumers are worried that the draft EU payments legislation could make the use of bank cards more expensive and complicated for them.

Middle East Payment Services partners with bus company and MasterCard for student transit cards

Middle East Payment Services (MEPS) has partnered with bus firm Ahmad Aljogel Transportation Company and MasterCard on to provide students with transit cards.