Boston-based Flywire, f/k/a peerTransfer, has acquired UK tuition processor Uni-Pay. Uni-Pay offers tuition payment services to students attending 60 educational institutions in the UK, the second leading destination for foreign students studying abroad.
NY-based CardFlight reports its suite of mobile solutions has been certified by First Data to accept EMV “chip card” payments.
AutoManager has integrated with TSYS’ ProPay to deliver fully integrated electronic auto loan payments for auto dealers. DeskManager, AutoManager’s DMS software, will now allow borrowers to pay auto loans by debit card, credit card or bank account.
Alert Management Systems and Volatile Studios are enabling consumers to make a credit card payment right from a smart phone or tablet while signing for a rental contract or delivery.
Harbortouch is offering a free NFC and EMV capable PIN pad with its Echo POS systems for eligible merchants. Harbortouch Echo is a built-for-purpose POS system that combines the performance and functionality of a traditional system with the simplicity and sleek design of a tablet, without any up-front costs to merchants.
Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) is expanding its Sadeem fuel card program with the help of MasterCard and NEC Payments. At the centre of the project is a next generation technical solution developed, hosted and managed by NEC Payments.
BNP Paribas is running a trial of OT MOTION CODE with 1000 French customers. The dynamic security code solution replaces the 3-digit static code located on the back of the card, used to confirm online payments.
The use of facial recognition technology to help combat card fraud in stores is being explored in the payments industry. “PED Cam” (Pin Entry Device Camera) uses an upward-facing camera, embedded into a standard card terminal to take a picture of the card-user whenever they enter their PIN.
Even as real-time payments systems are proliferating around the globe, real time can mean many different things with vastly different implications to users of the system. The paper provides clarity on what a real-time payment is by exploring what real time means, outlining the challenges to implementing real time, and identifying major use cases and user impact.
The CardLinx Association announced the availability of a new online system enabling merchants and their card-linked technology partners to share their card-linked offers with digital advertising publishers. Card-linking enables consumers to link their existing credit or debit cards to digital coupons, loyalty programs or mobile wallets.
At the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting closing plenary, Tata Communications and MasterCard announced a CGI Commitment to Action to financially empower 25,000 women in the developing world, part of a larger vision to ultimately reach 100 million women.
FL-based System Innovators has extended its relationship with Elavon to offer clients a fully certified EMV solution that will help mitigate our clients’ risk of card present fraud losses.