Chevron and Visa are launching a mobile payments program at more than 20 Chevron-branded stations, accepting any NFC (near-field communications) payment service.
MD-based Merchant Link has acquired substantially all of the assets of Canada-based Precidia Technologies.
MasterCard Identity Check, a suite of technology solutions that leverage advanced technologies to prove a consumer’s identity and further simplify the online shopping experience is here.
Visa has ankled former Acting U.S. Trade Representative Demetrios Marantis as Senior Vice President, Global Government Relations.
FNBO’s First Bankcard has landed the Northern Illinois University Alumni Association, representing more than 200,000 NIU alumni worldwide, for the launch of the new NIU Alumni Visa Card.
A new white suggests digital technologies are providing alternative customer access channels, which means that the branch – the oldest delivery channel – must evolve and transform if it is to remain a core component of the banking mix.
State Bank, a government-run bank in Mongolia has inked a payment card deal with JCB to mass issue debit cards. Mongolia is the 20th country where the JCB card is issued.
Charge-offs among the nation’s top 6 issuers are expected to notch upwards by 3 basis points (bps) in the third quarter expects RAM Research. Charge-offs among the nation’s top 6 issuers dropped 22 bps year-on-year (YOY) to 2.81% for the second quarter, and down 16 bps sequentially, according to CardData.
U.S. credit card outstandings end-of-period (EOP) among the Big 6 issuers will likely rise 2.5% year-on-year (YOY) in the third quarter says RAM Research. Big 6 outstandings rose by a mere 2.3% YOY in the second quarter to $474.5 billion, according to CardData.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: PAYPAL (brand); AMERICAN EXPRESS (school); MERCATOR (P2P); and TSYS (FPS).
U.S. Bank’s Elavon reports it will be the provider-of-choice for EMV, Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) and tokenization technology for athenahealth, a provider of cloud-based services and mobile applications for medical groups and health systems.
MasterCard has launched a unique six-month partnership program for startups including Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa and Latin America, as well as in Canada. Start Path Global builds on Start Path’s efforts over the past 18 months having provided a variety of operational support, partnership, or investment for over 40 startups developing the next generation of commerce solutions, including Nymi, ZenCard, BillHop and Gone.