Visa QR Codes... A Blast from the Past? Visa announced this week, that they're working on releasing new payment technology. While Visa QR Codes are now available in certain parts of the world, it's not in the US. QR codes are a 2 dimensional barcode. Think 2002, when you used to see square barcodes that would take you to a webpage. Visa is going to harness these codes to make a
Worldpay + Vantiv, and First Data + CardConnect? The world of payments seems to be shrinking. With every day it seems that payment companies are gobbling each other up. But it doesn't stop with other payment companies, they're doing it with POS companies too! After merging with Global Payment Systems, Heartland Payment Systems has been busy. They've been buying up POS companies like PC America, Dinerware, and Digital Dining.