TX-based SignaPay announced the acquisition of PayHub. PayHub was founded in 2011 and was built to provide an advanced virtual terminal and a recurring billing solution that evolved to a mobile and eCommerce solution with API features.
MasterCard has kicked-off Priceless Surprises to cardholders paying with their MasterCard with Apple Pay. A new 30 second TV spot features Gwen Stefani who, with the help of a “Surprise launcher,” sends Priceless Surprises to cardholders.
Seal Beach, CA-based MagTek has unveiled the QwickPAY Pro payment solution for retail and restaurant owners’ iPads. It is available for free in the App Store, and it works with MagTek’s Made-for-Apple certified mobile card readers, secured by MagneSafe.
The world’s largest bitcoin payment processor has integrated with a mobile investment platform available worldwide. The deal between BitPay and DriveWealth will become the first financial services company to allow users to fund their account with bitcoin.
NY-based Shield Cards says it is currently manufacturing a new method of protection that does not necessitate replacing the user’s wallet or passport holder. Shield Cards are lightweight, economical, and can fit in any wallet or card carrier.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has approved the National Futures Association (NFA) prohibition of credit cards to fund retail Forex accounts.
Global specialty bebe stores says it recently was successful in blocking an attack on its computers that operate the payment processing system.
The Bitcoin disruption to Western Union and Xoom paradigms are real as Bitcoin continues to thrive. Bypassing the expensive fees and onerous regulatory requirements of international correspondent banking channels, the backbone of global money transmission today, Bitcoin-backed remittance evangelists claim they will both do good and make a profit.
Staples has rolled-out a world-class platform that makes it easy for suppliers to offer products to Staples customers. Staples Exchange, Staples’ new e-commerce platform for vendors, features user-friendly dashboards with real time and historical reporting.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Robert Carr, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Heartland Payment Systems (HPS).
PSCU credit unions have saved more than $100 million in declined fraud transactions over the past 12 months. Industry-wide, credit unions have incurred expenses from card reissuance and fraud totaling $87.4 million between the Target and Home Depot breaches.
The non-profit trade association dedicated to the advancement of electronic payments and electronic commerce has added EyeLock, a marketer of iris-based identity authentication solutions, to the Board of EFTA members.