TaxCloud Now Integrates with Stripe’s Payment Platform


Online sales tax compliance service TaxCloud now connects with Stripe’s payments platform so that merchants can easily manage their U.S. sales tax obligations. This integration helps online retailers who find themselves having to collect sales tax in additional states since the Supreme Court issued its opinion in South Dakota v. Wayfair in June 2018. READ MORE: […]

Square expands developers platform with new Orders API


Square announced the availability of Orders API, enabling developers to build solutions that let buyers place orders online, in-person, and in-app. These orders can then be sent directly to a Square seller that is using one of Square’s point of sale products (including Square Point Of Sale, Square for Retail, or Square for Restaurants) or a custom-built […]

PayPal money transfer service Xoom expands to 32 European countries

PayPal Xoom Money Transfer

PayPal announced it is expanding its international money transfer service Xoom in 32 markets across Europe. People in these markets can now use Xoom to quickly send money, pay bills or top up phones to over 130 markets internationally. Xoom’s expansion to Europe is a significant milestone and another example of PayPal fulfilling its mission […]

Benefits of using card readers when accepting payment

Card Reader

Cash is no longer the primary means when it comes to payments. Cash is sharing the spotlight together with credit cards. Paying customers are using their credit cards in every purchase they make. Whether it’s buying a cup of coffee or shopping online, they now have the option to use credit cards to pay for […]

FIS Acquires WorldPay to the Tune of $43 Billion

FIS & WorldPay

Leading financial technology firm Fidelity National Information Services, better known as FIS, is all set to expand its offerings as it buys payments processing firm WorldPay for a whopping $43 billion, which includes the latter’s debt. As the digital payments industry continues to evolve at a rapid pace, FIS says its acquisition of WorldPay will […]

Western Union Launches New Payment Option For Colombian Amazon Customers

The Western Union Company unveiled a new payment option that allows customers in Colombia to pay in local currency for their purchases. The service is being offered initially in 10 countries – Chile, Colombia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Kenya, Malaysia, Peru, Philippines, Taiwan and Thailand – enabling customers who prefer to pay in cash to shop […]

Popular New Zealand instalment payment provider PartPay launches in the UK

London, UK: PartPay has arrived in the UK to support the revolution in the way consumers make smaller online purchases. PartPay leads the way in New Zealand helping retailers to dramatically grow their businesses while responding to the changing payment needs of their customers for smaller purchases. PartPay’s innovative instalment finance solution enables retailers to […]

Square Launches Payments SDK for Mobile Apps

Square announced the launch of the Square In-App Payments Software Development Kit (SDK), enabling developers and sellers to process payments with Square within their consumer-facing mobile apps for the first time. With just a few lines of code, developers can easily and professionally build a fully PCI compliant, secure, and elegant Square-powered payments flow in […]

ShipStation Announces Partnership with Payment Platform Sezzle

Web-based eCommerce shipping solution ShipStation announced its partnership with Sezzle, a leading U.S.-based “Shop Now, Pay Later” payment platform. Established in 2016, Sezzle enables retailers to offer their shoppers the option to pay for merchandise in installments. When a shopper selects Sezzle at checkout, their purchase is split into four interest-free installments that are automatically […]

Visa is committed to improving security in digital commerce

Visa mobile payments

Visa announced its continued commitment to reducing friction and improving security in digital commerce by reiterating support of the draft EMV® Secure Remote Commerce (SRC) Specification. The draft EMV SRC Specification provides a foundation for digital transactions that gives consumers, merchants and issuers a single digital point-of-sale, resulting in a consistent, convenient and secure way […]