How Foreign Work Visas Benefit the U.S. Economy

British Reporter --  The Biden administration recently allowed a Trump-era ban on certain work visas to expire, opening the door for foreign workers to reenter the American labor pool after being locked out for nearly a year, University of Pennsylvania notes.…

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Visa and the NFL announce cash-free future for the Super Bowl

The FINANCIAL — While fan experiences at live events continue to evolve due to the ongoing effects of COVID-19, today, Visa and the National Football League (NFL) finalized plans for safer and more secure payments via a cash-free future for the Super Bowl. Visa, the “Official Payment Services…

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Visa launches research center

The FINANCIAL — Visa Inc. announced the launch of the Visa Economic Empowerment Institute (VEEI), a center of excellence for research and public-private dialogue on payments policy, committed to promoting and advancing equitable economic empowerment of individuals, businesses and societies around the world. The VEEI…

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Visa expands its Fast Track program

The FINANCIAL — The COVID-19 pandemic has created major financial challenges for businesses and consumers alike. As money management becomes increasingly digital, fintechs play a pivotal role in helping to restore and rebuild the global economy. To provide increased support for the…

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Visa statement on an attempt of DOJ to block acquisition of Plaid

THe FINANCIAL — Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) issued the following statement regarding its planned acquisition of Plaid: “Visa strongly disagrees with the Department of Justice (DOJ), whose attempt to block Visa’s acquisition of Plaid is legally flawed and contradicted by the facts. This action reflects a lack of understanding of…

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Visa acquires YellowPepper

The FINANCIAL — Visa Inc. announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire YellowPepper, a fintech pioneer with proprietary technology and partnerships supporting leading financial institutions and startups in Latin America and the Caribbean. The acquisition of YellowPepper builds on a strategic partnership and investment Visa made in YellowPepper…

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Moving away from passwords in the era of technology

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has led many peopleto fall back extensively on digital infrastructure–be it collaborating virtually with co-workers and clients across geographies or orderingessential goods and servicesthrough e-commerce portals. If the growth of connected devices which are predicted to…

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How intelligent security will drive eCommerce growth

The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted an unprecedented surge in eCommerce transactions, with more and more consumers choosing to shop online especially as their favorite retailers have had to temporarily close their physical stores. We observed a significant increase in e-commerce. Today, the…

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Visa Acquires Control of Earthport

The FINANCIAL —Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) today announced it has acquired control of Earthport (AIM:EPO), a company that provides cross-border payment services to banks, money transfer service providers and businesses via the world’s largest independent ACH network.…

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FIS Integrates into Visa B2B Connect Platform

The FINANCIAL -- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) and FIS are joining forces to enable FIS’ commercial financial institution clients to quickly and securely access the Visa B2B Connect platform globally*. Visa B2B Connectwill be available to FIS’ customers who are looking for…

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