Dallas-based global mobile payments technology specialist and processor, Calpian is set to support Apple Pay and provide merchants with access to Apple’s new mobile payments ecosystem. Calpian will integrate Apple services into its point-of-sale payment hardware and software, and provide its merchant clients with the tools and support they need accept payments over Apple’s NFC-based payment solution.
Expedia has teamed with Citibank to launch a new travel cobranded credit card program to accelerate earning Expedia+ rewards bonus points. The program includes two new chip-enabled credit cards, the Expedia+ Card and the Expedia+ Voyager Card from Citi which run on the MasterCard network.
A new report finds payments cards in Israel has increased in value and volume terms over the past four years. In terms of transaction value, the payment cards instrument grew from ILS242.6 billion (US$61.7 billion) in 2009 to ILS312 billion (US$86.2 billion) in 2013, for an compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.49%.
Atlanta-based ControlScan, a specialist in security and compliance solutions for small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs), has released its annual Mobile Payment Acceptance Survey helps ISOs, acquirers and other merchant service providers (MSPs) gauge mobile technology usage and requirements among the SMBs they serve.
Seamless, and its mobile payment service SEQR, has nailed a big fish. Clas Ohlson, one of Sweden’s largest retail chains, has inked a deal to offer SEQR payment option.
DirectCash Payments entered into an agreement to acquire the ATM business of EzeATM. The transaction is expected to bolster the Company’s existing leading position in Australia.
NY-based Nodify has introduced the Notify Node secure proprietary network. The Company an in-location proximity marketing and data collection enterprise solution for C and fuel retailers, restaurants, arenas and stadiums, trade shows, and healthcare facilities recently shared traffic analytics from a C and fuel customer installation in the Northeast.
MasterCard Belgium is introducing its contactless mobile payment solution, transforming a consumer’s smartphone into a payment card. This solution has been developed in collaboration with several partners such as Mobistar, who will be implementing the payment solution among its employees later this year, Oberthur Technologies, PrePay Solutions and Penrillian.
Odyssey Merchant Services is now offering First Data’s Clover Station cloud-based business control and payment platform that gives small and mid-sized business owners the tools they need to manage their businesses. An apps-based business system with an intuitive interface. Clover Station includes access to the Clover App Market, where users can download apps to further customize the system to the user’s needs.
DigitalTangible announced the Peer-to-Peer Gold and Bitcoin Marketplace. DigitalTangible customers can now list their gold bullion confidently and new buyers, anywhere in the world, can find premium gold deals at lower prices for immediate purchase and delivery. DigitalTangible enables this Peer-to-Peer Marketplace via its global network of professionally insured and bonded custodians.
Miami-based Net Element says it will integrate Apple services into its point-of-sale (POS) payment acceptance hardware and software, enabling Company merchants the ability to accept Apple Pay from customers. The company speiclaizes in mobile payments and value-added transactional services in emerging countries and in the U.S.
Freeport, NY-based Matchpoint Payment Solutions is now a newly opened merchant services and credit card processing company. Matchpoint Payment Soutions is an Elavon Payments Partner & Registered MSP/ISO of U.S. Banks Elavon.