A general purpose prepaid card with employee spend controls for business owners has entered the U.S. market. San Francisco startup Bento for Business is now offering a prepaid commercial MasterCard.
As expected the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) posse is circling the wagons of the payday loan industry. The CFPB says this week its mission is to end payday debt traps by requiring lenders to take steps to make sure consumers can repay their loans and not make loans on purely on the ability to collect from consumers.
Vending machines to sell Prepaid SIM cards for short-term business travelers and tourists have been rolled out in two locations in Japan, namely AQUA CITY ODAIBA and New Kansai International Airport.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Ron Casciano, President and Chief Executive Officer for PAR Technology Corporation.
Next week FIS will become the first provider to offer fingerprint access to its Cardless Cash ATM application when it allows fingerprint authentication. The FIS One-touch CardLess Cash is revolutionary in the U.S. market.
Standing joke: Got a heartbeat and a phone and hopefully a job? – you can likely qualify for a store credit card. The largest provider of private label credit cards in the U.S. is enabling consumers to complete a card application from with a mobile phone.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: FORTER (CNP); ACCULYNK (PaySecure); BBVA (Award); and POWA (Banq POS).
CardWeb.com’s CardConferences today features the TRANSACT 2015 event, March 31 – April 2 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California. This is the paramount event in payments and technology.
Bitnet and CardinalCommerce are teaming to make immediately available the ability for merchants to accept online payments using bitcoin. One Connection to Cardinal’s patented platform allows merchants to accept payments from dozens of digital wallets and alternative payment brands.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Angela Brown, President and Chief Executive Officer of Moneris Solutions.
Montreal-based DebitWay is making the way for medicinal marijuana payments with a partnership with medpotnow.com. The Canadian alternative payment service provider (PSP) has partnered with numerous electronic “high risk” merchants over the years, from a diverse number of industry types.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: STRAWHECKER (Branding); Fiserv (Tokenization); USAEPAY (Sage Payments); and Zchex (High Risk).