Mobile transit payment specialist, Masabi, has ankled Brian Zanghi as its new Chief Executive Officer and President. He will assume the role immediately and is focused on accelerating growth globally in the evolving mobile ticketing market.
Velcro Pay launched a new merchant service audit system this week for business to receive a free no obligation audit of their existing services and savings report.
Europe’s largest online market, the UK, was dominated by credit and debit cards in terms of payment methods in 2014, while a quarter of online shoppers dropped the purchasing process if their preferred payment method in not offered.
The third annual Mobile Payments & Fraud Survey is now open for input from all members of the payments ecosystem. Last year, nearly 2,000 participants made the survey the largest of its kind in the world with responses from merchants, service providers, payment processors, acquirers, card associations and issuers.
San Francisco-based Square introduced Square Register internationally, a revolutionary point-of-sale software which serves sellers a powerful suite of back office tools that track daily activity and provide insights into their business.
Sweden-based Seamless launched Shop Spot, a new feature that turns every media into a sales channel. A purchase is made directly from media and the product is then shipped to the chosen address. The feature is targeted to merchants, brands and media, while at the same time completely revolutionizing the shopping experience for the consumer.
Discover has embarked on another antitrust lawsuit against Visa, this time over PIN debit. The lawsuit alleges that “Visa has a long history of making sure that PIN debit does not predominate, including undertaking illegal behavior to fend off competitive threats to its debit network services monopoly.”
Russia and CIS payment services provider QIWI has inked a deal to acquire Money.Mail.Ru from Mail.Ru Group. Money.Mail.Ru is a payment service that allows users to make instant payments for goods and services via web interface or apps at any convenient time.
Semble will be using Gemalto’s Allynis Trusted Services Hub (TSH) to secure its mobile NFC services in New Zealand. Semble is a joint collaboration between major banks and all three operators in New Zealand serving as the aggregator for banks and service providers.
The UGO Wallet is here. In its initial release, UGO Wallet is available for use with eligible TD Bank credit cards and PC Financial MasterCard credit cards.
TouchSuite has launched its retail solutions and services in the Canadian market and will target the salon and spa industry with its new Firefly POS system.
The largest private credit reporting agency in Malaysia
will offer FICO Scores to all its clients beginning early 2015.
The CTOS-FICO Consumer Credit Score is created by analyzing the information found in CTOS’s comprehensive credit information database.