eftpos to halve contactless fees from July – Finance – Hardware – Networking- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Australian-made electronic payments platform eftpos has fired-off a major pricing broadside in its battle to challenge Mastercard and Visa’s entrenched systemic hegemony over contactless debit payments, halving its interchange fee clip to just two cents a throw for smaller merchants who route via the local scheme. The move, which will take effect from 1st July […]

Chip technology firm Arm to ease fees for startups – Strategy – Hardware- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Arm, the British firm whose chip technologies power most smart phones, said on Wednesday it was easing fees for startup companies and providing free offerings to an incubator for early-stage chip firms. Arm, owned by Japan’s Softbank, licenses its intellectual property to companies like Qualcomm, Apple and Samsung, which in turn use the technology in […]

Google to waive ad serving fees for news publishers amid virus crisis – Finance – Cloud – Software- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Friday it will waive for the next five months the small fee it charges news publishers to decide which ads to show on their online properties. News publishers, especially the print media, have struggled as many advertisers pulled their marketing budgets to rein in costs because of economic uncertainty related […]