Intel acquired PasswordBox, a Montreal-based and award-winning provider of a cross-platform identity management service that gives users a convenient way to log into all of their websites and applications from any device without having to type or remember passwords.
Discover has embarked on another antitrust lawsuit against Visa, this time over PIN debit. The lawsuit alleges that “Visa has a long history of making sure that PIN debit does not predominate, including undertaking illegal behavior to fend off competitive threats to its debit network services monopoly.”
San Francisco-based Square introduced Square Register internationally, a revolutionary point-of-sale software which serves sellers a powerful suite of back office tools that track daily activity and provide insights into their business.
The third annual Mobile Payments & Fraud Survey is now open for input from all members of the payments ecosystem. Last year, nearly 2,000 participants made the survey the largest of its kind in the world with responses from merchants, service providers, payment processors, acquirers, card associations and issuers.
Velcro Pay launched a new merchant service audit system this week for business to receive a free no obligation audit of their existing services and savings report.
Mobile transit payment specialist, Masabi, has ankled Brian Zanghi as its new Chief Executive Officer and President. He will assume the role immediately and is focused on accelerating growth globally in the evolving mobile ticketing market.
CA-based MyECheck has named Bob Sacco as the company’s national account manager. Sacco’s responsibilities will include overseeing the company’s nationwide customer portfolio, as well as implementing an executive operational strategy.
MasterPass has spread RAK Bank, Mashreq Bank and Emirates NBD to offer digital wallets powered by MasterPass to cardholders in the UAE. Digital wallets powered by MasterPass will allow consumers in the UAE to store all their MasterCard or other branded payment card information, as well as shipping and billing address details, securely in one place.
TIO Networks announced its patent for change-based transactions on electronic kiosks has been approved by the United States Patent and Trademark office. This patent relates to cash transactions on an electronic kiosk where remaining funds after the initial transaction can be used towards a subsequent transaction.
Nottingham-based Compass Plus announced that its open development payment platform, TranzAxis, has now been fully certified to support Futurex’s Excrypt SSP9000 hardware security modules (HSMs).
Experian announced the release of its second annual Data Breach Industry Forecast, a white paper outlining key issues and trends to watch for in 2015.
Powa Technologies is musceling into its way into an international commerce arena with PowaTag, PowaPOS and PowaWeb,