The FIDO Alliance published final 1.0 drafts of its two specifications — Universal Authentication Framework (UAF) and Universal 2nd Factor (U2F). The Alliance is an open industry consortium delivering standards for simpler, stronger authentication.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Bridget Bender, Founder and Chairwoman of Velocity Solutions.
Velcro Pay launched a local reputation report program for businesses to receive a free online reputation report that shows what their customers are saying about them.
TX-based Mozido, a cloud platform mobile payments and retail engagement solutions provider, has acquired the majority ownership in SK C&C USA dba CorFire, a U.S.-based mobile commerce company previously wholly-owned by South Korean IT services provider SK C&C.
There are numerous trends on the rise that are expected to boost the online retail market in India: rise in the number of working women, option of cash-on-delivery method of payment for online retail, and cost reduction.
Financial Transmission Network (FTNI) has introduced the new ETran Mobile iOS software development kits (SDKs) enabling companies to embed mobile invoice presentment and payment processing functionality within iOS mobile applications.
Minneapolis-based bogopogo launched its new FRAMPLE (Free + Sample) plan providing absolutely free mobile coupon access to all restaurants across the United States to promote their best restaurant deal.
More than four out of ten U.S. and U.K. consumers believe using a third party payer such as PayPal or Google Wallet is the safest way to pay for goods online. However, third party payment providers can and will be targeted just the same as the retailers themselves.
The number of Cards-in-Force (CIF) moved above one million in 2013 and is likely to hit 1.17 million this year. Over the next 5 years, the card payments channel is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 5.20%, from 1.1 million cards in 2013 to 1.3 million cards in 2017.
After stiff international competition, Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail has awarded a major multi-million euro modernization program to Cubic Transportation Systems. The system integrator will lead the implementation team and oversee the project management, systems engineering and systems integration capabilities, alongside the delivery of support requirements.
3Delta Systems(3DSI) has teamed with London-based Enterprise Payment Solutions (EPS) to offer Enterprise Payment Exchange.The solution is a SAP-certified integration for EC-Pay, 3DSI’s buyer-initiated payments solution.
Women in China are showing increasing independence in handling their finances. Just over two-thirds reported having their own bank accounts (this ranged from 76% in mainland China, to a low of 47% in Macau), and 48% held their own credit cards.