Biometrics Among Top Factors Driving M-Payment Security

Biometrics Among Top Factors Driving M-Payment Security

A new study reveals the emerging trends driving the global mobile payment security software market are the introduction of mobile biometrics; development of multi-factor authentication; and increased adoption of multimodal biometrics. Technavio’s latest report found that in the retail sector, the integration of biometric technologies in mobile devices can be used to recognize registered customers…

TouchSuite Lightning Register Now Available for Android Devices

TouchSuite Lightning Register Now Available for Android Devices

TouchSuite has rolled-out its highly-advanced Lightning Register, now available on any Android device or on Poynt’s Smart Terminal, as a featured register option. Small to mid-sized business owners can now accept EMV credit cards, magnetic swipes, NFC payments (such as Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, Google Wallet) and cash with Lightning Register. Additionally, Lightning Register includes…

Retailers Seek Seamless M-Wallet Experience for Consumers

Retailers Seek Seamless M-Wallet Experience for Consumers

About 40% of the U.S. population have used a mobile wallet for their retail purchases. App-based payment solutions, mobile payments and the Internet of Things are resulting in consumers developing different expectations of their shopping experience, moving towards online and app-based payment solutions. Article – About 40% of the U.S. population have used a mobile…

Briefs: BEVRAGE; VIRTUAL PIGGY; VANTIV; and EXPENSEANYWHERE

In Other News: BEVRAGE (rebates); VIRTUAL PIGGY (P2P); VANTIV (PaymentsEdge); EXPENSEANYWHERE (app). BEVRAGE – bevRAGE announced the formal unveiling of its mobile application that delivers instant cash back rebates to consumers purchasing beer, wine and liquor. The new app, which is live today in Apple’s App Store and Google Play, is designed to provide savings…

Baker Hill Launching AppGen

Baker Hill Launching AppGen

Baker Hill is launching on August 15th, AppGen, which allows consumers and small businesses to apply for credit cards and loans from any location leveraging a responsive design. AppGen allows financial institutions to launch or strengthen online and mobile lending channels to grow application volume. Loan applicants access a financial institution’s website or digital loan…

CellPoint Mobile Velocity MPaaS

CellPoint Mobile Velocity MPaaS

CellPoint Mobile has unveiled Velocity, the payment industry’s first Mobile PSP-as-a-Service (MPaaS) solution to help airlines deploy popular mobile payment solutions, payment apps, and alternative payment methods (APMs) quickly, profitably, securely and without friction to existing financial systems. Created specifically for airlines and travel operators, CellPoint Mobile’s Velocity turns Payment Service Provider (PSP) functionality into…

Ascert Updates its VersaTest Driver for CUP

Ascert Updates its VersaTest Driver for CUP

CA-based Ascert has released a new version of its VersaTest Driver for China UnionPay (CUP) to support the latest mandates for the protocol. The driver supports both functional and performance testing and is available for standalone use with VersaTest Simulator, or with VersaTest Automator, for more complex, integrated testing environments. Union Pay continues it exponential…

New Klosebuy Mobile Marketing Platform Coming in September

New Klosebuy Mobile Marketing Platform Coming in September

An affordable and self-administered web and mobile marketing and loyalty platform for businesses will be released in September. For less than $20 a month, the forthcoming Klosebuy platform is designed to increase sales and profitability, including mobile marketing, digital advertising, direct customer communication, a loyalty points program, and an online points redemption catalog. KloseBuy was…

Masterpass Global Digital Payment Service Set to Explode

Masterpass Global Digital Payment Service Set to Explode

MasterCard unveiled the foundation for the future of commerce with the new Masterpass global digital payment service. This enhanced solution enables consumers to look no further than their own trusted bank or credit union to make fast, simple and secure digital payments – across devices and channels – anywhere they want to shop be it…