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Visa partners with Women’s World Banking
"38,600 accounts were opened during the six-month pilot, 40 percent of them belonging to women."
In 2012, an estimated 64 percent of Nigerians were unbanked and had never accessed any formal financial services or products, a number that is higher for women: nearly 73 percent of all Nigerian women are unbanked. This number does not include figures for the underbanked—men and women who have had interaction with a bank but not consistently. Read more
Visa Enhances Industry Fraud Detection on Prepaid Cards
Visa is one step closer to helping prevent fraud schemes that target the use of prepaid cards.
Today we announced that Visa has completed technical development of Prepaid Clearinghouse Service (PCS), a centralized database that allows financial institutions, processors and prepaid program managers to share prepaid card data.
And just like that, it’s over.
Years of planning and 17 glorious days of competition culminated on the evening of Sunday, February 23rd with the Closing Ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. For one last time during The Games, “Fisht” Olympic Stadium served as a blank canvas for a spectacular showcase of the best of Russian heritage, music and the arts for millions of people around the world.
The Road Ahead for Mobile NFC Payments
This week the mobile industry is gathering for the annual Mobile World Congress conference in Barcelona, to discuss the evolution of the industry and the important role traditional and emerging markets play in pushing the mobile industry forward.
Our CEO Charlie Scharf Discusses Using Embedded Microchips to Battle Cyberthieves in an Op-Ed for the Wall Street Journal
Retailers, credit-card firms and banks must collaborate to end rip-offs like the Target raid.
"Every day cybercriminals are quietly plotting to defraud American consumers, financial institutions and retailers of hundreds of millions of dollars. The recent breaches at Target and Neiman Marcus are the latest evidence of this growing underground industry in stolen credit- and debit-card information." by Charlie Scharf
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