FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance board member NTT DOCOMO, Japan’s market leading mobile network operator (MNO), intends to expand FIDO authentication for its country-wide network with new FIDO Certified™ devices, and by extending FIDO authentication through DOCOMO ID to carrier billing services partners.
Ontario-based Diversus Payment Solutions, a unique transaction solutions provider that delivers value-added, cost-effective payment solutions through best-of-breed partnerships, today announced that it has inked a distributor/software integrator agreement with XAC Automation Corporation of Taiwan to distribute XAC products in Canada and the USA.
Heartland Payment Systems announced the availability of Heartland SecureSubmit, a data protection solution e-commerce merchants use to protect sensitive consumer cardholder data entered via a consumer’s browser.
Jack Henry & Associates’ JHA Payment Solutions group is live with MasterCard and Visa for EMV debit card processing, and will soon support Discover.
Allstar, UK’s leading fuel card provider, has picked Rrance-based Oberthur Technologies (OT), a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space, to support the migration of their fuel cards from magnetic stripe to EMV chip cards.
According to the requirements of the State Administration of Foreign Exchange, a cap on annual cash withdrawal overseas (including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, the same applies hereinafter) is newly imposed for UnionPay RMB cards issued in mainland China, in addition to the currently cap requirement of ten thousand RMB equivalent on cash withdrawal per card per day.
Johannesburg-based Bidvest Bank has unveiled the MasterCard Multi-Currency World Currency Card. The prepaid travel card that allows cardholders to load up to 17 currencies on the same card at any time.
Verifone has been approved by JCB to support J/Speedy v1.3 “making Verifone’s merchant clients the first to be able to accept this latest version of the contactless EMV payment program used by JCB cardholders.
Eight financial institutions reported that 30% of their U.S. consumer credit and debit cards contain EMV chips as of June 30. These issuers represent approximately 50%of U.S. payment card volume.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: WEX (GraspPAY); FIRST SERVICE CU (Choice Rewards); FIRST ATLANTIC COMMERCE (Magnerto) and COGNIA (IVR).
UnionPay cards have been accepted by more than 90% of ATMs and 80% of merchants in America. In addition, quite a few ATMs have Chinese interfaces for easy operation, and many merchants provide special offers for UnionPay cardholders.
VSoft and Payveris, are expanding an existing strategic partnership to integrate Payveris’ payment solutions into VSoft’s new IRIS Omni-Channel platform.