USAA has launched a pilot that allows a limited group of USAA members to view their bitcoin balance on USAA.com and the USAA Mobile App. This pilot was rolled out to USAA employees in September and is now being extended to a select group of USAA members.
The AAA Dollars MasterCard and the AAA Dollars Plus MasterCard have hit the market from the AAA and U. S. Bank. Both cards offer very competitive pricing.
MasterCard has ankled Craig Vosburg to president, North America Markets, effective January 1st. This appointment comes as Chris McWilton announced he will leave MasterCard on December 31.
Campu Bank, a major bank in the Kingdom of Cambodia and JCB have inked deal launch a JCB merchant acquiring service to accept JCB cards at about 650 locations including their merchant terminals and ATMs in Cambodia.
Worldline and Equens are getting married. Equens is a prominent European payment services provider, headquartered in Utrecht, Netherlands, with €305 million 2015 revenue. Equens Worldline Company will become the largest pan-European financial processor, targeting 2016 revenue of € 700 million and OMDA of € 120 million, managing approximatively 100 million payment cards and employing 3,000 experts in payment.
Early stage delinquency (30+ days) among the nation’s top 6 issuers climbed 13 basis points (bps) sequentially in the third quarter to 1.76%, but remains below last year’s 1.83%. Every issuer posted higher delinquency in the quarter.
Purchase dollar volume (PDV) for Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover cards (credit + debit) in the U.S. climbed 8.0% year-on-year (YOY) in Q3/15 reaching a record $1214 billion. Visa led the way in the third quarter posting a 9.7% YOY gain for U.S. PDV, according to CardData.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: NAB (Poynt); BUZZ POINTS (INOVA);
MASTERCARD (Hemas); and MasterCard (Africa).
Chicago-based Arroweye Solutions has ankled Betty Mitchell as vice president of client engagement. She is responsible for leading a team of Arroweye client partners who implement, manage, and grow client programs.
TX-based P97 Networks will integrate the P97 PetroZone Mobile Commerce Platform with SAP Vehicles Network running on SAP HANA Cloud Platform for the Internet of Things.
CT-based CardFellow has inked payment processor Mercantile Processing as a certified-quote provider.
NCR released the latest version of its Fractals enterprise fraud detection solution, which delivers new eBanking fraud detection, powerful new fraud management features and an enhanced user interface. This new release incorporates many additions built in response to requests from the Fractals customer base.