Industry News

Redefining Crypto

Redefining the State of Play for Crypto Payments Ask the average person about cryptocurrency and their mind will immediately jump to Bitcoin, with its much-publicised price-fluctuations. It’s a fascinating story of a currency which cost as little as a dollar in 2011 and reached a high of nearly $20,000…

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Understanding the CBD Market: Regulatory Status and Growth Potential

A derivative of the cannabis plant that’s known for its pain-relieving, anti-inflammatory properties, CBD oil has gained popularity over recent years and is now more widely available than ever. Unlike its more famous cousin, THC, CBD does not have psychoactive properties. Though it won’t get you high, CBD does have…

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Understanding Chargebacks: How To Reduce Chargebacks

In today’s online business landscape, the ability to accept and manage credit card payments for your business transactions is essential. But processing credit card payments isn’t without risk, and one of the main threats facing online merchants are chargebacks. But do not fear: Paydoo is here to break down exactly what chargebacks are, and give…

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Migrating from SSL and Early TLS: All You Need to Know

As stakeholders in the payments industry, we have all known for a long time that SSL and Early TLS are not secure. But are you up-to-date on the latest developments regarding migration to new systems? In this article the Paydoo team will take a look at the context surrounding the issue and…

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Online Payments News: Paydoo’s December Picks

Welcome to “Paydoo Picks”, the monthly Paydoo series where the team shares the key news, articles and developments from the past month in the payments industry. In this dynamic and growing industry, there is never a dull moment and November has been no exception: from promises of new Tech capitals…

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Visa Coming Down Hard On Merchant Location

A long-discussed topic has seen some new traction recently among European Acquirers, who are discussing the ‘Location of Merchants’.  Visa/MasterCard rules have always been clear on the ‘area of use’ principle, which requires merchants and acquirers to be in the same ‘area’ to work together. For example, US-based acquirers can…

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Online Payments News: Paydoo’s November Picks

Welcome to “Paydoo Picks”, the monthly Paydoo series where the team shares the key news, articles and developments from the past month in the payments industry. In this dynamic and growing industry, there is never a dull moment and November has been no exception: from promises of new Tech capitals…

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eWallet Wars: The Love-Hate Story Behind PayPal, Visa and MasterCard

eWallets – Where Are We Now? eWallets have been part of the online payments ecosystem for almost twenty years now, and their roots can be traced back to the early days of PayPal in 1998. Those roots have since blossomed, and eWallets are now of monumental importance to the payments…

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Payday Loans: What You Should Know

Payday loans have been the subject of countless articles and news stories in recent months. This additional interest has been fuelled by the announcement of new proposed rules from the American Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). An outline for the proposed rules – which the CFPB claims are to help…

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Online Payments News: Paydoo’s October Picks

Welcome to “Paydoo Picks”, the monthly Paydoo series where the team shares the key news, articles and developments from the past month in the payments industry. After having read these pieces, you will be up to date on industry developments and topics. Let’s explore October in the payments industry. Paydoo Pick…

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