Comtrade Digital Services has created an automated banking platform for one of the world’s leading messaging apps, Viber. The transformative new solution is set to shake up the payments world, allowing users to carry out a range of banking transactions entirely through a chat-bot. With the tap of a finger, Viber users of participating banks…
First Data intends to establish a research and development center in Ireland that will house up to 300 highly skilled employees to centralize work on a number of the company’s leading technology platforms. The R&D center will be located in Nenagh, County Tipperary. The project is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation…
Irish consumer spending continued to increase at a sharp pace during November as household expenditure rose +7.9% year-on-year (YOY). This represents the sharpest seen in the 15-month series history.
Irish consumer spending continued to increase at a sharp pace during October as household expenditure rose +6.8% year-on-year (YOY). This represents the fourteenth month of unbroken growth which has been recorded since the series began in September 2014.
Irish consumer spending continued to increase at a sharp pace during September as household expenditure rose +5.4% year-on-year (YOY). This represents the thirteenth month of unbroken growth which has been recorded since the series began in September 2014.
Belfast-based PiggyPot is expanding rapidly following a successful trial earlier this year. The company, who are on a mission to make it easier and more rewarding to set aside funds for the future, is looking to grow it’s team with four new full-time positions ranging from iOS and Backend Developers to Designers.
Shift4 is delivering EMV functionality to Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and connecting them to numerous U.S. processors. EMV capability for ISVs through Shift4 comes in advance of the October U.S. EMV liability shift, and saves ISVs significant time and money in pursuing their own direct certifications with processors.
NXSystems is rolling out two solutions to help the airline industry successfully track and manage international transactions while increasing efficiency and minimizing fraud.
Irish consumer spending continued to increase at a sharp pace during August as household expenditure rose +5.6% year-on-year (YOY). However, it was slightly weaker than the +6.1% expansion recorded in the previous month but still the joint-second fastest in the 12 months of the series so far.
PA-based Rite Aid says nearly 4,600 stores of the Company’s nationwide will begin accepting mobile payments, including Apple PayT and Google Wallet, starting Saturday, August 15. The Company will also accept Google’s forthcoming Android Pay. Additionally, all Rite Aid stores will also accept tap and pay credit and debit cards.
Dublin-based Sysnet Global Solutions has launched a new out-sourced Merchant Contact Service, tailored specifically for acquiring and ISO organizations. The fully scalable, on-demand service enables acquiring organizations to respond to market conditions while also proactively engaging with customers through their customers preferred channel; phone, web-chat, email, SMS and social media.
The worldwide economy continues to heat up as spending in Ireland soars 5.6% year-on-year (YOY) in June. Online spending accelerated by 13.6% YOY also in the second quarter.