Digital economy

Three quarters of all retail spending is now conducted by card, with transaction volumes topping £600bn during [...]

4 June 2015
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A landmark proposal has seen the Danish government consider ending the obligation of retailers to accept cash, [...]

29 May 2015
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Just eight years ago, there was no iPhone, while a mere decade ago, half of all Britain's internet connections [...]

28 May 2015
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The news that card and electronic transactions have overtaken cash as the UK’s preferred method of payment is [...]

22 May 2015
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This development isn’t surprising. One of the key drivers for this is the growth of lower-value transactions [...]

22 May 2015
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Self-styled anti-capitalist revolutionary Russell Brand has teamed up with cryptocurrency and crowdfunding platforms [...]

14 April 2015
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Cash makes up just £18.33 of every £100 spent in the UK, Halifax said today, as card and digital payments take [...]

13 April 2015
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Vodafone is getting into the business of contactless payments by allowing its customers to add bank cards to their [...]

31 March 2015
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Cryptocurrency Bitcoin could revolutionise the way Britons pay for goods and services, in much the same way as [...]

26 February 2015
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The UK is one of Europe's leading digital economies, ranking as the sixth best country in Europe a new report [...]

24 February 2015
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Britain's shoppers spent more than £380m via contactless payments in December, showing their rapid adoption of [...]

17 February 2015
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Peoples' penchant for contactless cards pushed total spending on them to a record £2.32bn last year according [...]

7 February 2015
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After a succesful outing two weeks ago, MasterCard is bringing its Fare Free Friday back for another day.  [...]

25 November 2014
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The number of journeys made on London transport using contactless payment has hit 12 million since it was first [...]

14 November 2014
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Londoners are being treated to travel around the city for free if they use a MasterCard on the transport network’s [...]

10 November 2014
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