If there was ever a time for consumers to embrace mobile payments, then that time is nigh. Apple’s entry into the field sends a clear signal that mobile payments are here to stay.
Worldline payments and transactional services will be supplying the Aduno Group with payment terminals from the YOMANI series. The payment terminals, first introduced last year, are specifically suited for use at point-of-sale (POS) in catering and retail outlets.
Toronto-based Moneris Solutions is offering small business merchants the ability to provide their customers with AIR MILES reward miles for their purchases through the Moneris AIR MILES reward miles Program. Merchants who sign up for the value-added service simply leverage their existing Moneris technology that has been integrated with AIR MILES program support.
Santa Cruz, CA-based PayStand, a next generation online payment solution, is now making platform integration even easier with the introduction of the PayStand API. This is the first API to combine a solution for accepting Bitcoin, eCheck and credit cards.
CardWeb.com’s CardData financial database projects the four major networks will report $1948 million in international Purchase Dollar Volume (PDV) for the third quarter, a 6.9% year-on-year gain. American Express will report Q3 on Oct 15 and MasterCard will report on Oct 30. It is expected Discover will report Q3 on Oct 22 and Visa on Oct 24.
About 76 million households and 7 million small businesses of JPMorgan Chase (JPM) were recently hacked. However, as of yesterday, JPM says in an SEC filing: there is no evidence that account information for such affected customers (account numbers, passwords, user IDs, dates of birth or Social Security numbers) was compromised during this attack.