CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Campbell Kan, Vice President of Operations and Asia Sales for NEXT Biometrics.
Wirecard reported revenues increased in the first half of 2015 by 26.5% to EUR 340.1 million. In the second quarter of 2015, consolidated revenues increased by 26.7% to EUR 180.7 million. Transaction volumes processed through the Wirecard platform rose in comparison to the first half of 2014 by 30.3 percent to EUR 20.2 billion.
CTIA-The Wireless Association announces finalists in its three awards programs”Hot for the Holidays, Emerging Technology (E-Tech) and The MobITs. CTIA will showcase entrants’ products and services and announce the winners Thursday, September 10 at CTIA Super Mobility 2015.
MobileCrypt announced the immediate availability of “MobileCrypt for Good,” which brings government certified hardware-level security to the Good Dynamics Secure Mobility Platform.
PT Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI) has inked a new partnership for card payment business with JCB. This new deal partnership starts from the acceptance of JCB cards at BRI’s acceptance locations, as well as payment card issuing with JCB brand.
UPT an affiliate of Aktif Bank, the largest investment bank of Turkey, has become the first financial institution to receive the Payment Services Directive license in Turkey.
About three dozen new merchants, ranging from Best Buy and Under Armour to Barnes & Noble and Taco Bell in the US, have signed on to offer Visa Checkout. New merchants from Australia, Canada and Columbia have jumped on the rapidly expanding bandwagon.
Purchase dollar volume (PDV) for Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover cards (credit + debit) in the U.S. climbed 7.6% year-on-year (YOY) in Q2/15 reaching a record $1205 billion, according to CardData. RAM Research now predicts annual U.S. credit card PDV will top $4.1 trillion by 2019 and U.S. credit card PDV will approach $2.7 trillion.
CoreCommerce, the creator of the popular e-commerce software of the same name, announced the latest enhancements to its solution, including more flexible search capability, updated Stripe integration and more weapons to fight against fraud.
Amber Systems Technologies, a developer of POS software for the restaurant, specialty retail, grocery and other industries, has integrated EMV chip card processing from Moneris Solutions Corporation (Moneris), one of North America’s largest payment processors and an EMV technology leader, into its popular Vigore POS restaurant management software.
Colombians, Thai and Panamanians worldwide have more options now to send credit to mobiles in their native countries. In less than one minute they can now refill their family’s and friends’ cell phones on MobileRecharge.com. In the last month, three more networks have been added on MobileRecharge.com to facilitate international mobile top ups to Avantel Colombia,
Gemalto has selected NTT DOCOMO for its NFC Services, the No.1 mobile operator in Japan with over 63 million subscribers, for its mobile NFC services. Gemalto will provide NTT DOCOMO with an end-to-end solution featuring its Allynis Trusted Service Management (TSM) service, as well as the UpTeq NFC UICC embedding both the SIM and contactless applications.