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

Visa+MC Intl Debit Card Cash Transactions Post Solid Growth

Visa+MC Intl Debit Card Cash Transactions Post Solid Growth

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] International cash transactions (CTX) for Visa and MasterCard credit and debit cards grew by 8.7% year-on-year (YOY) in the first quarter (1Q/16). International CTX for credit cards decreased 1.2% YOY while international CTX for debit cards rose 9.4% YOY in 1Q/16. In the first quarter gross international payment card CTX for…

Biometrics Among Top Factors Driving M-Payment Security

Biometrics Among Top Factors Driving M-Payment Security

A new study reveals the emerging trends driving the global mobile payment security software market are the introduction of mobile biometrics; development of multi-factor authentication; and increased adoption of multimodal biometrics. Technavio’s latest report found that in the retail sector, the integration of biometric technologies in mobile devices can be used to recognize registered customers…

Briefs: FLEETCOR; CNVA; BLUESNAP; and MOZIDO

In Other News: FLEETCOR (Speedway); CNVA (PayRange); BLUESNAP (Visa Checkout); and MOZIDO (PayEase). FLEETCOR – FleetCor Technologies has signed an agreement to manage the commercial fuel card program for Speedway LLC (Speedway). Under the terms of this new agreement, FleetCor Technologies will provide a variety of services in support of Speedway’s SuperFleet program including transaction processing and overall…

TouchSuite Lightning Register Now Available for Android Devices

TouchSuite Lightning Register Now Available for Android Devices

TouchSuite has rolled-out its highly-advanced Lightning Register, now available on any Android device or on Poynt’s Smart Terminal, as a featured register option. Small to mid-sized business owners can now accept EMV credit cards, magnetic swipes, NFC payments (such as Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, Google Wallet) and cash with Lightning Register. Additionally, Lightning Register includes…