Global Tel*Link has begun to include key-injected credit card scanners in all of its new payment kiosk deployments, as well as to perform quarterly inspections and audits of all payment kiosks. With this move, GTL is emphasizing its commitment to the protection of customer data by complying with and going beyond industry standards for customer data security.
Pocket Systems has unveiled PocketKey, a new system designed to permanently end the problem of e-commerce credit card theft for consumers, merchants and banks. 85% of Americans in wealthier households now consider card theft from a merchant as their biggest crime risk and 27% of Americans have experienced the anxiety and hassle of card theft in the past year. By 2018, losses to banks and merchants from credit card fraud are projected to reach $19 billion.
CashStar, the industry-leading provider of prepaid commerce solutions has closed o $15 million in growth capital. FTV Capital led the Series D round, joined by new investor Mosaik Partners and existing investors Passport Capital, Intel Capital, North Hill Ventures and others. This financing brings the total capital raised by CashStar to $50 million and will enable the company to continue investing in product innovation, sales and client success.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Vasant Prabhu, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Visa, Inc.
Nexonia has launched a new user interface (UI) for their Nexonia Expenses mobile application. The modern and streamlined functionality of Nexonia Expenses 10.0 will provide customers with a visually-appealing user-interface, enhanced automation and the ability to configure and personalize the app itself.
CardWeb.com’s CardData database of Company Profiles today features DebitWay,
CardWeb.com’s CardWatch database of more than 57,000 marketing items today features the Citi Double Cash TV Commercial, ‘Two In One’ Song by RAC.
New research/survey shows 64% begin their shopping journey on online marketplaces compared to 48% on merchant websites, 40% on search and 25% on social media, Respondents ranked trust as the number one factor on whether they chose to complete an online purchase
TrustCommerce has inked a deal with Ungerboeck for event management software for conventions, exhibitions, conferences, associations, universities, stadia, arenas and theaters.
CardWeb.com’s CardData Reports today features the Private Label Credit Cards by Packaged Facts.
San Francisco’s beloved Consumer Action, funded by Visa, has created “A consumer’s guide to ‘chip’ cards,” a free publication designed to help credit and debit cardholders understand why the transition is taking place, how the checkout process will change, what consumer protections they will have and where to get more information.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: ACI (Celent); APPLE PAY (Pei Wei); MASTERCARD (India ActionAID); and GEMALTO (HSM).