Oberthur Technologies (OT) is opening of a new R&D center dedicated to security technologies for Smartphones and Mobile devices based in South Korea. This center will help handset makers deploy secure high-speed mobile services to accompany fast changing mobile users’ behaviors.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) rampage on credit card “add-on” products continues with Citi being forced to pony up more than $700 million for sins related to credit card add-on products and services.
Square has released a really cool mobile app offering real-time sales data as well as sales summaries and sales comparisons, hitting the sweet spot with small business owners. The Square Dashboard app is free fromth App Store and is compatible with iOS 7 and iOS 8.
Toronto-based Carta Worldwide has been selected to make tap-and-go payment services available to HP customers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific and Canada. The Company says HP is highly reputable provider of payments technology to the banking and mobile sectors, and their sales and sales support channel will allow it to accelerate the scaling of its business.
UK-based international fashion retailer Missguided is teaming with Worldpay to strengthen its payments strategy and ensure the success of its global expansion. The Company especially wants to reduce the incidence of declined payments.
MN-based RazorSync has beefed up its cloud-based desktop and mobile software app to enable field service businesses to create invoices, calculate taxes and accept credit card payments on the jobsite right from their mobile phone or tablet.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit held that data breach victims suffer injury for purposes of Article III standing and can thus have their day in court against companies who fail to protect their personal information from hackers.
Creditcall and Lans Holdings have combined technologies to deliver a best in class EMV technology, reducing the time to market, cost and complexity of EMV certification while providing choice in EMV chip card readers and access to major U.S. processors.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Martine Birot, EVP Human Resources & Internal Communications of Ingenico.
CardWeb.com’s CardData database of Company Profiles today features ZirMed.
China-based UnionPay is adding more summer cardholder tourist perks. Up to a 10% discount will be launched by near 1,000 merchants in 21 countries and regions globally. It is the extension of “Traveling the World in Summer Vacation” conducted previously, which managed to cover 8 tourist attractions.
CardWeb.com’s CardPixes database of more than 7,000 images today features the Visa Cargo Credit Card in Latin America.