Visa Transforms to an Open Platform for Developers

Visa Transforms to an Open Platform for Developers

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Visa announced the launch of Visa Developer to transform the largest retail payments network to an open platform. For the first time in the company’s nearly 60 year history, software application developers will have open access to technology, products and services by Visa. The new Visa Developer platform is designed to…

Egyptians Sign a Major Accord with Visa

Egyptians Sign a Major Accord with Visa

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] The Egyptian government, represented by the Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade and the Ministry of Planning signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Visa, to enable electronic payment of government subsidies to 22 million Egyptian families. The MOU was signed by H.E. Dr. Khaled Hanafy, Minister of Supply and Internal…

PayPal Set to Rock Super Bowl First Quarter

PayPal Set to Rock Super Bowl First Quarter

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] PayPal unveiled its first major brand campaign as an independent company with a 45-second commercial that will air during the first quarter of Super Bowl 50. This will mark the first time the global digital commerce leader has advertised during television’s most-watched event. The new global campaign, called “New Money” will…

JCB PREMO to Analyze Payment Traffic Patterns

JCB PREMO to Analyze Payment Traffic Patterns

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] JCB says it will analyze traffic patterns and payment data of international visitors to Japan by providing information on shopping, drinking, eating, and special offer services and by giving visitors a card type coupon, JCB PREMO, with a value of 1,000 yen in order to promote purchases. JCB will start a…

BlueSnap’s Checkout Conversion Calculator Rocks

BlueSnap’s Checkout Conversion Calculator Rocks

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] BlueSnap is launching The Checkout Conversion Calculator to help retailers identify the points of friction that create a loss of sales. eCommerce now accounts for as much as 10 percent of all retail sales, but merchants are putting as much as 42% of their online sales at risk by making it…

Special Breaking News Mentions in CardFlash January 27, 2016

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] CardFlash.com Breaking News: USAT (4Q/15): NFCC (Board); and EXPERIAN (SBCS). USAT- USA Technologies has added 20,000 net new connections and achieved revenue of approximately $18 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2016. The resulting increases represent net new connection growth of 66 percent from net new connections added during the…

PFS Offers Prepaid Payment Cards for EU Asylum

PFS Offers Prepaid Payment Cards for EU Asylum

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Prepaid Financial Services (PFS) is now offering prepaid payment cards for asylum seekers across the EU. PFS has been selected to roll out a prepaid payment card programme to immigration processing centres for a National Government in Europe that currently receives over 30,000 asylum seekers per annum.  PFS will provide prepaid…

Qkr! with MasterPass App to Kick Butt in the UK

Qkr! with MasterPass App to Kick Butt in the UK

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Qkr! with MasterPass pay-at-table app goes live at Zizzi restaurants MasterCard mobile app will speed up bills for diners. Developed by MasterCard Labs, Qkr! is already used to great acclaim throughout wagamama and ASK Italian restaurants, saving time for customers and waiters alike. Studies show that the average time between asking…

Clicks Upstage Bricks says New ACI Survey

Clicks Upstage Bricks says New ACI Survey

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Clicks upstage bricks, as consumers shopping at traditional brick and mortar stores are increasingly using in-store browsing capabilities, which puts the power of information in sales associates’ and consumers hands. Payments security is a core area of concern for retailers, according to new research from ACI Worldwide. The survey of 200…

China Political: UnionPay Eliminates Fees for Taiwan e-Students

China Political: UnionPay Eliminates Fees for Taiwan e-Students

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] UnionPay International has joined hands with Bank of Taiwan, Taiwan Cooperative Bank, CTBC Bank and Yuanta Bank in providing an exclusive privilege of service fees exemption for online tuition payment via UnionPay cards so as to satisfy the needs for secure and convenient tuition payment of mainland students who study in…

Experian Adds DecisionIQ to Small Business Credit Share

Experian Adds DecisionIQ to Small Business Credit Share

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Experian unveiled further enhancements to its Small Business Credit Share (SBCS) program. These new elements enable users to obtain deeper insights into the payment performance and credit history of companies, ultimately promoting greater credit access for small businesses. The new enhancements to the SBCS program include new scoring models; updated report…

Special Breaking News Mentions in CardFlash January 26, 2016

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] CardFlash.com Breaking News: GREEN DOT (awards); AVT (PayRange); 3G DIRECT (PCI); and EQUITY BANK (Entersekt). GREEN DOT – Green Dot has been chosen by Paybefore as a 2016 Pay Awards winner in three categories for its mobile bank account, GoBank, and industry-leading reload network, the Green Dot Network. Awards include: •…