VA-based Phoenix Managed Networks has completed the deployment of VeriFone’s next-generation IntelliNAC i6 network access controller to Phoenix’s PCI compliant transactions network. IntelliNAC has been certified by select payment processors on the Phoenix network and is now processing nearly one hundred million transactions a month.
NY-based The Small Business Authority, (not a part of or endorsed by the U.S. Small Business Administration), is offering the American Express Full Acquiring Program to its small business customers and sales channels via its merchant processing segment, Newtek Merchant Solutions.
Palo Alto, CA-based WePay has introduced WePay Clear which provides platforms ” crowdfunding sites, online marketplaces, and business software ” with all of the tools they need to enable their users to accept payments, including merchant onboarding, credit card processing, and payouts.
CardWeb.com’s CardWatch database of more than 57,000 marketing items included direct mail, print ads, TV ads, etc. today features the Fidelity Investments Premium American Express TV ad.
CardWeb.com’s CardPixes database of more than 7,000 card images today features the Sony Playstation Visa. The card is issued by Capital One.
CardWeb.com’s CardData financial database projects global marketing expense by the four payment card networks will slightly increase in the third quarter to $1578 million. Visa announced this week it will release its latest quarterly results on October 29th after the market close. MasterCard will report on October 30th before the market opening. American Express will report Q3 on October 15th after the market close. Discover reports October 21st after the market close.
Global growth rates for B2C E-Commerce will likely slow from close to +20% in 2014 to around 10% by 2018. The Asia-Pacific region is forecasted to be the fastest growing B2C E-Commerce market worldwide and to overtake North America as the number one region in terms of B2C E-Commerce sales within a few years.
Saturday Night Live now has its own MasterCard as the result of a partnership between Alliance Data Retail Services and Broadway Video. Among card perks are rewards for purchases and SNL tickets and exclusive SNL-related offers.
Boosted by an increase in real wages and a leveling off of unemployment claims gave a postive nudge to consumer spending in September. Deloitte says steady economic improvements influencing consumer spending point to a more optimistic outlook for the year-end shopping season.
The first payment card integrating dynamic Card Verification Value/Code (dCVV/dCVC) technology from NagraID Security (NIDS) in order to secure online transactions comes from Oberthur Technologies (OT). NIDS is the display card specialist acquired by OT last month.
Elan Financial Services has signed a deal to provide ATM and card processing for Austin, TX-based Crystal Clear Payments’ community financial institution customers.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of card industry movers and shakers today features Lynne Laube, President, COO & Co-Founder of Cardlytics. The Company developed a suite of technologies that enabled banks to leverage consumer purchase data, ensure privacy for their customers and optimize a growing new channel ” online and mobile banking.