San Diego-based iWallet has linked up with NEXT Biometrics Group ASA to introduce a turnkey biometric identification solution, iWallet Password, based on NEXT Biometrics’ NB-3010-U ergonomic USB desktop fingerprint reader, a ready-to-use peripheral with USB interface designed to entirely replace passwords when logging into notebooks and tablets.
American Express has launched Serve Cash Back, a new prepaid debit Account option that will earn Accountholders 1% cash back on purchases. Consumers who spend in line with the 2012 – 2013 U.S. Department of Labor national averages for gas, groceries, dining out, clothing, transportation and entertainment using the Serve Cash Back Card could potentially earn more than $400 annually2 when earning 1% cash back.
New research confirms the in-store experience is important in all major purchase decisions, with an overwhelming majority of shoppers buying in person. At the same time, shoppers continue to carefully research major purchases of $500 or more, including financing options.
PayVerifi is nailing the card not present headache. Business owners have had trouble processing a credit card with just the number and no card being present. There’s a certain risk that goes with accepting payments this way.
The global biometric authentication and identification systems market is expected to grow at an estimated CAGR of 17% from 2015 to 2020 and generate over $25 billion by 2020. While the majority of the demand is sourced out of APAC and Middle East, countries such as the U.S. and the U.K. continue to be the leading revenue generating countries in the biometrics market.
San Francisco-based Revel Systems has landed $13.5 Million from ROTH Capital Partners, a relationship-driven investment bank with close connections to Revel. This was Revel’s C-3 investment round, a follow-up to the Series C-1 round led by Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe in November 2014 and Series C-2 round led by Intuit in December 2014.
Boost Mobile and ZTE USA unveiled the latest addition to the Warp family, the Warp Elite by ZTE, offering several notable upgrades and features that matter most to consumers, including payments.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Håkan Persson, CEO at Precise Biometrics.
Gone, the on-demand selling app where users can sell their stuff easily and quickly, has launched its SMS service, which allows users to simply text to talk to a human being in real time about what they want to sell.
CardWeb.com’s CardPixes database of more than 7,000 images today features the Wells Fargo Cash Back College Visa Card.
CardWeb.com’s CardData database of Company Profiles today features Cognitec Systems.
Capital Prepaid Services has made loading checks more convenient with the availability of mobile check cashing for the program it manages, the BlazePays Visa Prepaid Card. The new feature allows cardholders to cash checks to their BlazePays Prepaid Card easily from virtually anywhere.