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Cards & Payments

How Merchants Can Boost Business with a Cash Discount Program

Today there are a multitude of ways to pay – cash, check, credit card, debit card, mobile and online, which is convenient for the younger, tech-savvy generations. However, integrating complex payment technology that requires an overhaul of existing hardware and software can challenge a business owner’s ability to keep their business viable.

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INFOGRAPHIC: 77 Facts About Cybercrime You Must Know

As a society, we cherish our right to privacy, maybe more than anything else. Sharing is great, and we all enjoy it, but there is another side to the story -- an unspoken side of all things personal and secret. Our friends at BestVPNs UK and the team at WebmastersJury have created a "must see" infographic that reveals facts about cybercirme - the stealing of our personal secrets - that every one of us should know.

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Bitcoin and Ethereum vs Visa and PayPal – Transactions per second

One of the big debates happening in the Bitcoin community is over the specification of block sizes, which limits the maximum number of transactions that may be processed per second.

Luno, a Bitcoin exchange and wallet provider, recently explained that transacting in Bitcoin has become painfully slow. It is also much more expensive than it was a few years ago.

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Thirteen of the Best Payment Solutions for International Business Use

Since technology has shed the barriers for individuals and businesses to make international transfers, businesses around the world have been unleashed to reach new markets. The same goes for talent – tech-powered accounting solutions and project management tools allow businesses to maintain effective global teams, spread around the world. Moreover, supply chains, international vendors and freelance contractors have never been easier to manage with some of the most talented entrepreneurs developing mass payouts solutions for business use. Let’s look at some interesting examples of mass payments solutions providers:

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