CardWeb.com’s CardConferences today features the NFC Forum “Tap Into NFC Showcase” in Shanghai, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on June 2 at the Grand Hyatt Shanghai.
Bigcommerce goes big time with a partnership with Braintree and PayPal to offer an end-to-end ecommerce solution that makes it even easier to launch and grow an online store. As a result, Bigcommerce merchants will benefit from a ton of business-accelerating features.
CardWeb.com’s CardWatch database of more than 57,000 marketing items today features the Walmart Credit Card TV Spot, “Own the Season.”
Pivotal Payments’ FlexPoint division has teamed with Datacap Systems. The partnership signifies the launch of Pivotal Payments’ exclusive FlexPoint ePay and FlexPoint Tran services based on Datacap’s popular integrated payments middleware.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: MASTERCARD (Italy); BLUESNAP (award); UNIONPAY (Taiwan); and PAIDEASY (payments).
A basket of patents are for sale in regard to fraud prevention for online (or telephonic) purchases. The patents come from Searchlite Advances and will be offered as part of the Internet of Things IP Auction, with a bidding deadline of July 30th.
MasterCard has launched a new disruption to the payments ecosystem with the launch of MasterCard Send. MasterCard Send is the only personal payments service that can reach virtually all U.S. debit card accounts and enable funds to be sent and received typically within seconds.
Digital payments are coming of age as Visa Checkout increases consumer engagement and higher order values for online merchants. A new report from comScore found that Visa Checkout shoppers convert to online buyers at a rate of 69%.
Oberthur Technologies has gone over the top with the unveiling of the first payment card integrating a dynamic cryptogram solution. This world-first replaces the three-figure security code on the back of the card with a ‘mini-screen’ displaying a code that automatically changes periodically.
Indonesia’s Finnet currently uses the WAY4 platform for transaction switching between more than 60 banks and 20 billing companies. WAY4 is expected to support 120 million transactions in 2015.
Montreal-based Lightspeed POS finds big data’s days as just a buzzword for big business are over. Smaller retailers have realized that data-backed insights into customers’ buying patterns can help them provide suggestions and boost sales.
Chicago-based Vibes’ Catapult Wallet Manager platform now supports Apple Watch. Vibes sends more branded content (coupons, loyalty cards, etc.) to Passbook than any other tech company.