China’s UnionPay International and Thailand Bankers Association signed a Chip Card Standard License Agreement in Bangkok this week. According to the agreement, the chip card standard of UnionPay will be introduced to the local banks as the standard of Thailand’s banking industry.
San Diego-based iWallet has linked up with NEXT Biometrics Group ASA to introduce a turnkey biometric identification solution, iWallet Password, based on NEXT Biometrics’ NB-3010-U ergonomic USB desktop fingerprint reader, a ready-to-use peripheral with USB interface designed to entirely replace passwords when logging into notebooks and tablets.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: AMEX (UNSTAGED); GOLDMONEY (Aurum); ACCEPTEMAIL (CEO); and HELPSHIFT (growth).
CardWeb.com’s CardConferences today features the PayThink Conference at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, September 28-30.
TECHEXPO’s annual New York City Cyber Security Summit will take place on Friday, September 18 from 9:00am to 6:00pm at the Millennium Broadway Hotel (145 West 44th Street). The NYC Cyber Security Summit is part of an exclusive conference series that connects senior level executives with innovative solution providers and renowned information security experts.
While companies around the world are taking note of the growing emergence of mobile and digital payment applications, many treasury departments still grapple with the continued existence and enormous cost of paper payments. Clients at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Conference on Payments and Commercial Card continued to identify that fully converting their payments to electronic was their No. 1 priority in improving their working capital in 2015.
Capital Prepaid Services has made loading checks more convenient with the availability of mobile check cashing for the program it manages, the BlazePays Visa Prepaid Card. The new feature allows cardholders to cash checks to their BlazePays Prepaid Card easily from virtually anywhere.
CardWeb.com’s CardData database of Company Profiles today features Cognitec Systems.
CardWeb.com’s CardPixes database of more than 7,000 images today features the Wells Fargo Cash Back College Visa Card.
Gone, the on-demand selling app where users can sell their stuff easily and quickly, has launched its SMS service, which allows users to simply text to talk to a human being in real time about what they want to sell.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Håkan Persson, CEO at Precise Biometrics.
The pioneering technology-led international courier ParcelHero says SMEs and start-ups must keep on top of changing trends to ensure they are not left behind in the build-up to Christmas. Apple Pay is well-established in the US and already a hit in the UK following its July launch; Google’s Android Pay is imminent and Samsung’s new Pay App arrives in the US in September and will have its European launch first in the UK.