Stratos and its Bluetooth Connected Card Platform announced Eastern Bank will be piloting Stratos’s new partner program that includes bank issuer, merchant & loyalty issuer, promotional and distribution opportunities.
First Data launching Android Pay collaborator supporting the new service for in-store transactions. First Data will provide processing solutions for Android Pay that ensure a safe, secure transaction at the point of sale, enabling payment with a single, contactless tap.
WePay has introduced ACH bank transfers as another payment type that platforms can offer their customers. The launch means platforms can now allow US users the ability to accept simple yet highly secure ACH bank transfers in addition to credit card payments.
Doxo announced the National Grid has made available to its customers the doxo application to enhance the company’s customer engagement and experience by offering a paperless account and billing option. Through doxo, National Grid’s electricity and gas customers, across New York, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, can now receive their bills and other account documents, organize account information, and make payments directly from their free doxo account.
MN-based Digital River has inked a payments agreement with one-stop travel service provider Ctrip. One of China’s leading travel agents, Ctrip is using the Digital River World Payments solution to process credit cards, including Visa, Mastercard and UnionPay on its Singapore site.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: AMEX (unstaged); SIMPLYCREDIT (funding); IPATIENTCARE (NUCON); and MASTERCARD (COMO).
CardWeb.com’s CardData database of Company Profiles today features Prolexic Technologies.
ID-based Marketron released a new third party payment processing tool called Payments. This is part of the Marketron Traffic 7.2 revenue management system.
MasterCard has unleashed its “Take 5 to Protect Yourself” initiative, a campaign to encourage cardholders to fight fraud by taking just five minutes to sign up for MasterCard ID Theft Alerts™. The “Take 5 to Protect Yourself” campaign is the latest in the company’s ongoing commitment to protecting consumers’ financial and personal information.
CardWeb.com’s CardWatch database of more than 57,000 marketing items today features the PNC Bank Virtual Wallet TV Spot, ‘Busy Family.’
GoldMoney announces the launch of automated savings and payments tools for the BitGold platform. The BitGold platform, a self-directed savings platform and payments network, continues to add new tools and features never before available in the consumer gold market, driving innovation by increasing access, lowering friction, and increasing the utility of gold as a form of savings and as universal payment medium.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: SYNCHRONY (Board); ACI (rankings); INGENICO (TrustCommerce); and OINK (Android).