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Visa is bribing your favorite restaurants to force you into a cashless future

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No cash allowed.Image: Epa/REX/Shutterstock The future is cashless especially if Visa has anything to say about it. The credit card and payments company is urging restaurants to stop accepting cash with its new Visa Cashless Challenge, which comes with a $10,000 prize. At Visa, we believe you can be everywhere you want to be, and that it should be easy to pay and be paid in more ways than ever, whether its a phone, card, wearable, or other device, Jack Forestell, Visa’s head of global merchant solutions, said in a statement. With 70 percent of the world, or more than […]

Stripe strikes a deal with two of China’s biggest mobile payments players

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Alipay and WeChat Pay are coming to Stripe.Image: Getty Images/Mashable Composite Online payments firm Stripe has struck a deal with two of China’s biggest mobile payments providers, effectively opening its clients to a huge, new market. Stripe will now allow the hundreds of millions of users on Alipay and WeChat to pay on its platform. With this deal, retailers who use Stripe to process payments will now be able to welcome Chinese shoppers onboard the majority of whom use the two Chinese platforms when they shop online. Far fewer use credit cards. SEE ALSO: China’s answer to PayPal is coming […]