Playphone, recently acquired by premier game developer GungHo, has inked a partnership with Gamania Digital Entertainment (GASH), a leading Asian online game publisher based in New Taipei City, Taiwan.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Marc Chini, Executive Vice President and Human Resources Leader of Synchrony Financial.
Customer search patterns and the ability to attain information in an instant is changing the way consumers choose banking products, according to a new commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Deluxe Corporation.
Millennials have now passed baby boomers as the largest segment of the U.S. population, this digitally independent generation is still much less savvy than older generations when it comes to their finances and credit management.
Although Greece is in the debt dumpster and China’s UnionPay (CUP) is afraid of Visa’s and MasterCard’s entry into China next year, CUP has accelerated cooperation with multiple mainstream institutions and acceptance coverage of UnionPay cards reached 60% and 40% for ATMs and merchants respectively, basically encompassing places frequently visited by tourists.
Top Mexican distributor of hardware and software solutions, CompuSoluciones, has inked a deal with UK-based Powa Technologies to distribute the PowaPOS T25 tablet POS hardware platform.
Atlanta-based Global Payments (GPN) reported Q2 calendar revenues grew 4.9% to $707 million, compared to $674.0 million in the year ago quarter. For fiscal 2016, the company expects annual adjusted net revenue of $2.06 billion to $2.10 billion, or 6% to 8% growth – really?
First Data’s continued losses, laden with debt and milked by KKR minions makes its upcoming IPO for fools. The Company, valued at $40 billion, managed to lose $26 million in the second quarter which it blames on foreign currencies – total mismanagement and lack of foresight.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: UPSTART (Marketo); ACCEPTEMAIL (PayWithMyBank); ACI (R2) and NACHA (Payments 2016).
The global Internet of Things (IoT) in Retail Market is expected to grow from US$14.3 billion to US$35.5 billion by 2020 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20.0%. IoT in retail is majorly used to manage inventory, track theft and loss, mobile payments, shopper intelligence, and advertising and marketing inventory.
CardWeb.com’s CardWatch database of more than 57,000 marketing items today features the Plenti TV Spot, ‘Musical.’
The ING Netherlands app can now make voice-activated payments leveraging voice biometrics technology from Nuance Communications. A smart alternative to PINs and passwords, voice biometrics makes mobile banking easier in the ING Netherlands mobile banking app.