MasterCard and Parkeon have launched “City Connector”, a unique couponing platform that delivers offers and services from local businesses via on-street parking meters.
AZ-based Early Warning has beefed up its Real-Time Identity Chek Service with the addition of New Account Scores. These predictive checking account applicant screening scores enable financial institutions to improve the access they offer consumers and expand their customer base while continuing to manage fraud.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: NFC FORUM (specs); PCI SSC (standards); GENEVA (PayByPhone); and American Express (Centurion Lounge).
In today’s CardFlash News Que: CASHSTAR (exec); INSPERITY (NetSuite); TABBEDOUT (Uber); and BLUEFIN (PCI DSS).
Capital One (COF) will likely lead the top issuers in outstandings and volume year-on-year (YOY) growth in the second quarter with expected outstandings of $77.6 billion, according to forecaster RAM Research. In the first quarter COF outstandings increased by 9% YOY and purchase dollar volume (PDV) surged by 18%, according to CardData.
Citibank’s purchase dollar volume (PDV) for its U.S. retail credit card portfolio will likely decline slightly to $23.1 billion, compared to Q2/14, predicts RAM Research. In the first quarter PDV declined 1% YOY to $16.5 billion, according to CardData.
Citi has completely redesigned its Citi Mobile App for iPhone in the U.S. The new app for consumer banking and credit card customers enables the use of the Touch ID feature on iPhone devices.
Ingo Money and Global Cash Card, a specialist in customized paycard solutions have partnered to provide the Ingo Money mobile check cashing service to Global Cash Card customers.
Synchrony Financial and Chevron U.S.A have unveiled the new Techron Advantage Fuel Credits Program for cardholders.The new Fuel Credits program is part of a multi-year extension signed between Chevron U.S.A. and Synchrony Financial for Chevron’s personal credit card program.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Kamran Yazdanjoo, Head of Global Product Development for Spire Payments.
CardWeb.com’s CardData database of Company Profiles today features YapStone.
New research shows 48% of men say they buy everything on their credit card so they can get the reward points versus 38% of women. In general, 46% of men have signed up for cash back offers on their bank/credit card to get money back for shopping at certain locations, versus 40% of women.