Robert McKinley, Senior Analyst/Editor Robert McKinley, with 33 years experience covering payment cards and payment systems, is Senior Analyst/Editor for CardFlash and other payments-related publications. He is the retired founder and chief executive of RAM Research, CardWeb and CardTrak. McKinley served as an expert witness in 100+ litigations including two multi-$billion trials, testified before the U.S. Congress, chaired multiple payments conferences, hired as consultant by Fortune 100 companies and several overseas financial institutions. Full Bio: www.rbm4.com

Pegasus TransTech and Pilot Flying J Integrate

Pegasus TransTech and Pilot Flying J Integrate

Pegasus TransTech, a specialist in enterprise mobility and business process automation for the transportation industry, is integrating the new myPilot mobile app from Pilot Flying J, the largest operator of travel centers and travel plazas in North America, into its Transflo Mobile platform. Transflo’s integration includes capabilities that allow professional drivers to expedite the fueling…

PayPal and PayLease to Capture House Rental Payments

PayPal and PayLease to Capture House Rental Payments

PayLease, a specialist in payments, billing, and utility expense management provider for property management companies and HOAs, inked a strategic partnership with PayPal that will give renters and homeowners more options when paying their property manager online. HOAs and Property Management Companies who use PayLease will now have the option to accept PayPal transactions when…

Corcentric & FIS & Comdata Develop an Integrated Pay Solution

Corcentric & FIS & Comdata Develop an Integrated Pay Solution

Corcentric, a provider of cloud-based financial process automation solutions, has launched its newest product, an e-payments solution to help its customers further automate and digitize their payments processes. This integrated, end-to-end solution automates back-end accounts payable and payment transactions, processes all of a company’s disbursements, dramatically reduces accounts payable and payment costs and efficiently manages…

Major 4 U.S. Credit Card GDV Up Nearly 7% YOY

Major 4 U.S. Credit Card GDV Up Nearly 7% YOY

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Gross dollar volume (GDV) for Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover cards (credit + debit) in the U.S. climbed 6.8% year-on-year (YOY) in 2Q/16 reaching a record $1482 billion.   Visa led the way in the second quarter posting a 9.0% YOY gain for U.S. GDV. Visa reported second quarter GDV…

Briefs: MYC; CLEARENT; BLUEFIN; and YAPSTONE

In Other News: MYC (webinar); CLEARENT (exec); BLUEFIN (P2PE); and YAPSTONE (exec). MYC – Master Your Card (MYC) sponsored by Mastercard, announced a new webinar series on card acceptance, developed in partnership with the Association of Women’s Business Centers (AWBC). The webinars are based on input and feedback from small business owners on how to…

eBay’s GittiGidiyor Selects Gravity R&D for its Platform

eBay’s GittiGidiyor Selects Gravity R&D for its Platform

eBay’s GittiGidiyor has selected Gravity R&D as its personalization platform provider. During an intensive test against eBay Turkey’s in-house solution and global competitors, Gravity demonstrated the best performance in all categories. Acquired by eBay in 2011, GittiGidiyor has evolved into one of the leading players in the rapidly growing, Turkish e-commerce market. In 2015, GittiGidiyor…