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Policy & legislation

US demands social media details from visa applicants

Travellers must submit social handles as well as email addresses and phone numbers
3 Jun 2019
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News

Applications for technology visas 'rise after Brexit'

Record number of visa applications from non-EU tech workers received following EU referendum
28 Nov 2016
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Mobile

Visa unveils new contactless payment ring

New payment method will be trialed at the Rio Olympic Games 2016 by Visa-sponsored athletes
3 Jun 2016
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Security

Mastercard scraps passwords in online security drive

Visa will also work with Mastercard to roll out an innovative way of securing online payments
14 Nov 2014
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Mobile

Apple teams with Amex, Mastercard & Visa

iPhone 6 to introduce mobile payments
1 Sep 2014
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Mobile

iPhone 6 could bring Visa mobile payments

The iPhone 6 could bring Visa mobile payments to Apple users
5 Aug 2014
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cloud computing

Visa to reap rewards of IBM-Monitise mobile cloud union

Customers will benefit from introduction of speedy payment and transfer options using a range of mobile devices.
5 Sep 2013
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Security

Hacker comes clean over Visa-Mastercard data breach claims

Computer hacker claims leaked contact details came from banks, not credit card companies as first suggested.
19 Jun 2012
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Security

Visa and Mastercard at centre of alleged data breach

Hacker claims to have leaked firms' customer details.
18 Jun 2012
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Security

Mastercard drops Global Payments from PCI approved vendors

Credit card company follows Visa's lead by axing support for Global Payments over data breach.
4 May 2012
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Security

Visa drops Global Payments from PCI compliant list

Visa has droped Global Payments from its PCI compliant list, following the exposure of 1.5 million credit card numbers.
3 Apr 2012
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Mobile

MWC 2012: Vodafone teams with Visa for NFC payments

The mobile operator's CEO announces the UK will be one of the first countries to benefit.
27 Feb 2012
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Mobile

Touch and go

NFC is already making its presence felt for payments. But could it have wider business uses, asks Paul Briden?
18 Jul 2011
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public sector

Visa and MasterCard WikiLeaks donations reopened

Julian Assange will be happy to see Visa and MasterCard donations can now be made via WikiLeaks partner DataCell.
8 Jul 2011
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public sector

Visa begins search for 12 IT apprentices

The payments giant is looking for a dozen candidates to work with on a three-year training and development programme.
18 Apr 2011
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Mobile

Samsung and Visa team up for NFC

The handset manufacturer will add NFC payment functionality to its Olympic-themed mobile.
1 Apr 2011
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Security

Visa tech claims $1.5 billion fraud savings

Visa believes its updated fraud detection technology will provide some big returns.
7 Jan 2011
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platform as a service (PaaS)

Week in Review: Xmas acquisitions, tablet talk and

This week, Google is just one tech giant to make acquisitions, whilst there has been plenty of tablet talk in the lead up to Christmas.
10 Dec 2010
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public sector

DataCell launches legal action against Visa and MasterCard

The credit card giants have no longer just got distributed denial of service attacks from WikiLeaks supporters to contend with.
9 Dec 2010
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business intelligence (BI)

IBM IOD 2010: Visa heralded as BI innovator

IBM's annual Information on Demand Innovation award has been given to Visa.
27 Oct 2010
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compliance

Visa lays down the law of PCI compliance

The card company makes the 10 commandments of card security compliance.
25 Aug 2010
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Security

Top US banks targeted by Mastercard and Visa scam

Hackers are trying to dupe banking customers with copies of the Visa and MasterCard online fraud prevention programs.
14 Jul 2010
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Security

Visa warns of key logger increase

Credit card company Visa has issued a warning to its clients to beware of the increase of key logging attacks at their payment terminals.
6 Apr 2010