American Express has brought to the market Amex Express Checkout, a first-ever, fast and secure way for U.S. cardholders to check out quickly at participating online merchants by using their americanexpress.com account login.
CardWeb.com’s CardData database of Company Profiles today features iZettle.
American Express has redesigned its U.S. Amex Mobile app for iPhone and Android. Available for Personal, Small Business and Corporate Card Members, the redesigned app includes the convenience of Touch ID login, nearby offers on a map, rewards information and unique mobile service features like on-the-spot fraud alert verification.
TV and video ads from Discover “Freeze” totally rocks in the second quarter. Ads from Discover Card tap into what is called the “professor personality” to inform and reach consumers.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Sunil Bharti Mittal, Chariman of Airtel Money.
Synaptics has unveiled a new Match-in-Sensor fingerprint authentication technology, the industry’s first fully hardware encapsulated fingerprint sensor and matching solution. Synaptics’ innovative Match-in-Sensor secure authentication technology is literally off the grid, isolating fingerprint image enrollment, pattern storage and biometric matching within the fingerprint sensor to provide ultimate protection against on-device threats.
Chase Card Services confirmed its has entered into a consent order with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and agreements with attorneys general for 47 states and the District of Columbia relating to practices stopped years ago for its sworn document, collections litigation and certain debt sales practices on defaulted credit card debt.
Crédit Agricole Consumer Finance and Oberthur Technologies (OT) have inked a deal to enable PIN codes to be securely delivered via SMS. CA Consumer Finance, which notably operates in France under the Sofinco brand, is the first credit institution to offer its partners and their customers a card which can be activated in just a few minutes in complete safety.
Russia’s Gazprombank has accelerated its partnership with China UnionPay. At the end of the first quarter 2016 Gazprombank is expected to issue a total of 300,000 UnionPay cards.
The total value of mobile transactions processed throughout the world is expected to escalate to in 2019 surging at a CAGR of 122.2% over the period of 2015-2019. The massive increase in the payments, remittance and banking value is anticipated to be driven by Asia-Pacific region, with countries including China and India.
The quest for the best security with privacy considerations and anonymity may have been discovered by DC-based Anonos. The company has been issued U.S. Patents for its pioneering solutions to architecturally enforce controlled conditions capable of satisfying even the most stringent U.S. and EU data privacy regulations.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: ACI (board); AMEX (study); CSI (China); and NAB (award).