A new survey finds 93% of business owners are not planning on upgrading their existing terminals to be able to accept contactless NFC payment options.
SumUp has integrated Bitcoin into its mPOS solution through BitPay. The integration means that any bricks and mortar retailer can now easily accept Bitcoin payments. With SumUp’s streamlined checkout process, the customer simply confirms the amount with a single click on their smartphone after scanning a QR code or using NFC broadcast. For merchants, accepting Bitcoin payments means that issues with fraud concerns or credit card chargebacks are erased from the equation. After having launched a proprietary Chip & PIN terminal in its major European markets, SumUp is now building an open network by accepting different alternative payment options, such as Bitcoin and soon to follow Apple Pay.
Atlanta-based Bluefin Payment Systems has released Decryptx, a PCI-validated Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) Solution.
UK-based SumUp has integrated Bitcoin into its mPOS solution through BitPay. The integration means that any bricks and mortar retailer can now easily accept Bitcoin payments.
Yodlee Interactive is enabling developers, entrepreneurs and Fortune 500 tech innovators to securely access transactional data via a set of APIs, announces it has selected its largest incubation class yet and is partnering with leading accelerators like Y Combinator.
The first native mPOS tablet app with support for all magstripe, EMV and NFC payments has been unveiled by Ingenico Mobile Solutions’ ROAM business unit.
The first-ever online fundraising platform tied to a prepaid debit card has been introduced by WeCareCard.
MasterCard has acquired 5one Marketing, a global consultancy providing services, analysis and software to help retailers manage and grow their businesses.
U.S. Bank will be the first in Europe to offer Visa Payables Automation. The bank will initially target its U.S.-based multinational clients with significant operations in Europe.
The first mobile payment solution with bank grade security that allows people to tip service professionals with their mobile phone has been introduced.
A new survey finds nearly half of respondents had fallen victim to at least one data breach and 45% say they are not confident they know all instances of when their personal information has been leaked.
U.S. Visa (VS) and MasterCard (MC) U.S. Gross Dollar Volume (GDV) grew 8.6% year-on-year (Y/Y) in the third quarter (Q3/14) to $1094 billion. International GDV for the combined networks increased 9.0% to $1945 billion.