News tagged with credit card payments

Seven charged in $6B online money laundering case

Calling it perhaps the biggest money laundering scheme in U.S. history, federal prosecutors charged seven people Tuesday with running what amounted to an online, underworld bank that handled $6 billion for drug dealers, child ...

dateMay 29, 2013 in Internet
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Companies struggle to popularize mobile money

Mobile money may seem like a hot concept, but consumers aren't warming to it. At the world's largest cellphone trade show, here in Barcelona this week, the 70,000 attendees are encouraged to use their cellphones —instead ...

dateMar 01, 2013 in Telecom
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Battle commences for 'mobile money'

Global financial groups battled Monday to control the lucrative future of "mobile money", which will enable people to use a smartphone to go shopping instead of cash and credit cards.

dateFeb 25, 2013 in Business
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Digital 'wallets' proliferate at cellphone show

Cash, coins and credit cards are so Twentieth Century. At least, that's the opinion of the electronics manufacturers, phone companies, banks and credit card issuers that expect cellphones to be the main way consumers pay ...

dateMay 10, 2012 in Telecom
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