ETA – The Electronic Transactions Association reports TRANSACT 15 is the biggest event in ETA’s 25 year history. TRANSACT 15 opened to a record crowd of payments leaders, retailers, technology companies, start-ups, investors and press at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA. Keynote speakers from Visa, Ant Financial Americas, First Data, Intel and Samsung will deliver insights on the future of payments and over 200 exhibitors are showcasing their latest payments technology on TRANSACT 15’s 45,000 sq. ft. show floor.
POWA – Powa Technologies announced Nobly POS has completed integration with its PowaPOS T25 tablet POS hardware platform. With this partnership, retailers and quick-service restaurants can leverage an EMV-ready solution and their combined expertise to easily manage the migration to EMV in the US, while benefiting from the advanced capabilities of a full-featured, sophisticated and customizable POS solution to run their businesses.
CHARGEBACKS 911 – Chargebacks911 says the latest estimates suggest that fraudulent online bookings cost the airline industry alone a total of $1 billion annually; recent global efforts to combat that fraud include a November 2014 sting that led to 118 arrests for 281 suspicious transactions across more than 60 airlines in 45 countries.(4) However, criminal fraud only represents a fraction of travel industry losses, which are further compounded by friendly fraud.
VERIFONE – Verifone announced that TransFirst, a leading provider of transaction processing services and payment enabling technologies, has certified Verifone’s Secure Commerce Architecture (SCA).