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03/23/15FIDO Alliance Members MedImpact and Nok Nok Labs to Deliver FIDO Authentication to Physicians, an Industry First for Healthcare
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/23/15 -- The FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance (https://www.fidoalliance.org/), an industry consortium launched in 2013 to revolutionize online security with open standards for simpler, stronger authentication, today announced the first deployment of FIDO authentication for the healthcare industry. FIDO Alliance members MedImpact Healthcare Systems and Nok Nok Labs announced in other news today that MedImpact's Physician Access® Portal will deploy FI... 
03/13/15Visa Launches EMV Chip Education Tour for Small Businesses
20-city tour designed to help small businesses understand how and why they should prepare for accepting chip payment cards AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 13, 2015-- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today launched its 20-city tour to educate small businesses and consumers about payment card chip technology (also known as EMV technology). The Small Business Chip Education Tour will commence at the Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Small Business and ... 
03/02/15Visa, Pizza Hut and Accenture Develop Connected Car Commerce Experience
Leading global brands combine innovative payment and mobile technologies to create in-car purchase experiences that are secure, convenient and easy BARCELONA, Spain--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 2, 2015-- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), Pizza Hut and Accenture (NYSE:ACN) today announced they are working together to develop a proof-of-concept connected car to test mobile and online purchases on the go. The connected car is expected to feature Visa Checkout, Visa’... 
03/02/15Visa and Airtel Extend Mobile Payments to Seven African Countries
BARCELONA, Spain--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 2, 2015-- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) and Bharti Airtel, a leading telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, today announced a partnership to bring innovative mobile payment services to seven markets in Africa including Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Rwanda, Seychelles and Tanzania. Visa and Airtel will build on the existing capabilities of Airtel’s Mobile ... 
03/01/15Visa and Samsung Bring Mobile Payments to the New Samsung Galaxy S6
Visa technology facilitates secure consumer payments with the new Samsung Galaxy S6 Mobile payment service by Samsung available in the U.S. starting summer 2015 BARCELONA, Spain--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 1, 2015-- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced it is supporting consumer payments with the new Samsung Galaxy S6. Eligible consumers in the U.S. will be able to make secure Visa payments with Samsung Pay, Samsung’s new... 
02/27/15Visa to Acquire TrialPay
TrialPay’s Innovative Offers Platform Extends Visa’s Suite of Merchant Solutions FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 27, 2015-- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), announced an agreement to acquire TrialPay, a privately held company with an offers platform that connects merchants with millions of consumers through targeted promotions. As a payments technology partner to merchants globally, Visa will integrate TrialPay into its product portfolio as a si... 
02/27/15Visa Inc. to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences
FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 27, 2015-- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced its participation in the following investor conferences in the month of March: On Tuesday, March 10, Bill Gajda, SVP Devices, Platforms & Mobile Operations, will present at the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Cards, Payments & Financial Technology Symposium in New York. The discussion will begin at 9:40 a.m. Eastern Time and last for approximately ... 
02/26/15Visa Partners with Financial Institutions Across the Globe to Enable Mobile Payment Services
Visa Digital Solutions makes “wave-and-pay” with mobile phones a reality for consumers globally SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 26, 2015-- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced that it has partnered with several leading financial institutions around the world to offer new mobile payment services. BBVA and Cuscal launched new issuer-branded mobile payment applications for mobile devices running on the Android operating system. Additionally Ba... 
02/19/15Visa Extends Easy and Secure Online Payments to New Markets Through Roll-out of Visa Checkout
Consumers from 16 markets across the globe to be enabled to shop and pay using Visa Checkout SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 19, 2015-- Visa Inc. today announced that Visa Checkout will become available in a total of 16 markets in 2015, continuing the early momentum the product has seen since launching in three markets in the summer of 2014. “Visa Checkout has seen tremendous growth in the U.S., Canada and Australia in just... 
02/13/15Visa to Remove 16-Digit Account Number in Online and Mobile Payments
Company announces new deployments of Visa Token Service to protect consumer account information FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 13, 2015-- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), the global leader in payments, today announced that it is expanding the use of new security technology that replaces the traditional 16-digit Visa account number with a unique series of numbers, helping to prevent exposure of sensitive consumer account information in online an... 
02/12/15Visa Launches Mobile Location Service to Improve Card Payment Experience When Traveling
New Mobile Location Confirmation service uses real-time, geo-location technology to prevent unnecessary purchase declines by as much as 30%1 SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 12, 2015-- Visa Inc., the global leader in payments, is introducing a new mobile service designed to reduce unnecessary purchase declines often triggered when consumers travel outside of their home area. Visa Mobile Location Confirmation uses mobile geo-location information t... 
02/10/15Visa Showcases Connected Commerce at Mobile World Congress 2015
Visa readies a futuristic glimpse into shopping experiences in the car, living room and retail spaces FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 10, 2015-- “Everywhere you want to be” is taking on new meaning for Visa as the global transition from plastic to digital payments accelerates, driven in large part by mobile connectivity. At Mobile World Congress next month (March 2-5, Hall 6, stand D40) in Barcelona, Spain, Visa will unveil its late... 
02/06/15Visa Pre-Sale Opens for FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 6, 2015-- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), the global leader in payments, and FIFA’s exclusive payment services partner for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™, announced Visa cardholders will have exclusive access to pre-sale individual tickets for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™ to be held in six Canadian cities this summer. As of 12 noon EST (9 a.m. PST) today, Visa cardholders can purchase tickets on... 
02/02/15Visa Inc. Appoints Vasant M. Prabhu as Chief Financial Officer
FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 2, 2015-- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced the appointment of Vasant M. Prabhu as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective February 9, 2015. Prabhu succeeds Byron Pollitt, who previously announced his intent to retire. “After a thorough global search, we are thrilled to have Vasant join the Visa leadership team,” said Charlie Scharf, Chief Executive Officer of Visa Inc. “V... 
02/02/15Visa Inc. to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences
FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 2, 2015-- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced its participation in the following investor conferences in the month of February: On Monday, February 9, Jim McCarthy, SVP Global Head of Innovation & Strategic Partnerships, will present at the Stifel Technology, Internet & Media Conference in San Francisco. The discussion will begin at 11:30 a.m. Pacific Time and last for approximately 30 minu... 
01/29/15Visa Inc. Reports Fiscal First Quarter 2015 Net Income of $1.6 billion or $2.53 per Diluted Share and Announces a Four-for-One Stock Split
FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 29, 2015-- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced financial results for the Company’s fiscal first quarter 2015. Net income for the quarter was $1.6 billion, an increase of 11% over the prior year, or $2.53 per share, an increase of 15% over the prior year. All references to earnings per share assume fully-diluted class A share count unless otherwise noted. Net operating revenue in the fiscal first quarter o... 
01/28/15Visa Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend
FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 28, 2015-- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.48 per share of class A common stock (determined in the case of class B and class C common stock on an as-converted basis) payable on March 3, 2015, to all holders of record of the Company’s class A, B and C common stock as of February 13, 2015. About Visa Visa is a global pay... 
01/28/15FIDO Alliance Announces New Leadership Team for 2015
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/28/15 -- The FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance (https://www.fidoalliance.org/), an industry consortium launched in 2013 to revolutionise online authentication with open standards for simpler, stronger authentication, today announced the result of their annual officer election, including new president Dustin Ingalls of Microsoft, and the appointment of the organization's first executive director, Brett McDowell. In addition to appointing first-time o... 
01/05/15Visa Inc. To Announce Fiscal First Quarter 2015 Financial Results on January 29, 2015
FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 5, 2015-- Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) will report its fiscal first quarter 2015 financial results on Thursday, January 29, 2015. The results, along with accompanying financial information, will be released after market close and posted on the Visa Investor Relations website. Visa’s executive management team will then host a live audio webcast beginning at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (2:00 p.m. Pacific Time) to discuss... 

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