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.
Pasadena, CA-based Wallaby, a mobile and web-based credit card optimization solutions specialist has expanded it service to include an extension for the Firefox browser. The Wallaby Firefox Extension provides users with a highly convenient way to identify which of their credit cards they should use for online purchases at a wide selection of merchants such as Amazon, eBay, Staples, and Best Buy.
VeriFone Systems announced that its Payments as a Service (PaaS) platform for the UK market-PAYware Ocius-has been certified by the PCI Security Standards Council (SSC) as an approved Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) solution. P2PE is crucial for merchants in today’s retail landscape, as it encrypts cardholder data collected at the point of sale and keeps it encrypted until it is safely inside VeriFone’s PCI compliant decryption environment. This means cardholder data remains secure across the retailer’s POS terminals, networks and systems. Certification of PAYware Ocius was based on 888 rigorous standards required by the PCI SSC across 6 domains.
A Missouri online payday loan company has been shuttered by The Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The firm allegedly bilked consumers out of tens of millions of dollars by trapping them into loans they never authorized and then using the supposed “loans” as a pretext to take money from their bank accounts.
It has been projected Brits will make 500 million contactless payments between now and December 2015. The forecast is based on two major development in the U.K.: Transport for London’s (TfL) travel network accepting Visa contactless cards on multiple forms of transport and the introduction of mobile contactless services.
VeriFone’s Payments as a Service (PaaS) platform for the UK market”PAYware Ocius”has been certified by the PCI Security Standards Council (SSC) as an approved Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) solution. PCI SSC certification validates PAYware Ocius’ ability to help merchants enhance security and reduce the scope of PCI Data Security Standard (DSS) management through P2PE of cardholder data.
CardWeb’s CardExecs database today features June Lee Felix, President of Europe and member of VeriFone’s Management Committee. VeriFone is one of the largest payments service providers in the UK.
FreedomPay Commerce Platform PCI-Validated P2PE mWallet EMV solution will be implemented is to be implemented with Apple Pay. FreedomPay Commerce Platform is broadly integrated with POS systems and technologies that allow individual merchants and enterprises a single platform to accept all traditional and emerging payment technologies, including via mobile, EMV and card not present.
CA-based Blackhawk Nation has closed on its transaction to acquire TX-based CardLab. CardLab.com is among the largest online stores focused solely on prepaid incentive cards. CardLab currently supports over 9,000 corporate clients.
ArrivaPay Plus, utilized by three of the nation’s top five banks, has been beefed-up with new features. The enhancements include: sophisticated analytics capabilities to brands; enhanced reporting features to merchants via an online web companion porta; iPhone 6/iOS8 compatibility; and compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations.