Briefs: INTEL; BMO; VANTIV; and WU.

In Other News: INTEL (Visa); BMO (MasterCard); VANTIV (products); and WU (omni-channel). INTEL – Intel and Visa inked a collaboration agreement to help bring world-class payment and data security technologies to the growing world of connected devices—from personal computers and mobile devices, to intelligent appliances and wearable technologies. With the spectrum of commerce growing in…

New Gateway Empowers OEM Pay Mobile Wallets Tokenization

Netherlands-based Rambus Bell ID has launched Token Gateway to enable issuing banks to manage tokenization activity for the ‘OEM Pay’ mobile wallets through a single software platform. This significantly simplifies and consolidates integration with the multiple token service providers (TSPs) operated by third parties, like international and domestic payment programs. With the Rambus Bell ID…

Mobile Prestaging of Cardless ATM Cash Withdrawals

ATM, mobile banking, and mobile payments are converging for ever-more convenient customer interaction with banks and credit unions. Cross-channel features have been deployed as well as expanded interoperability with various front- and back-office systems. In new research, 2016 ATM Market Benchmark Report, Mercator Advisory Group describes examples such as mobile prestaging of cardless ATM cash…

New BuyWay Platform Unifies Merchants, Service and Consumers

FIS has launched BuyWay, a mobile payments platform that unites all points of contact within a transaction to deliver seamless, secure, personalized shopping experiences at thousands of gas stations and convenience stores across the nation. Future installations will extend mobile payments to multiple market segments, including parking garages, restaurants and unattended kiosks. BuyWay acts as…

Omni-Channel Worldpay Total Comes to the U.S.

Worldpay has unleashed its newest omni-channel payment platform for the U.S. – Worldpay Total. Connecting and simplifying payments across sales channels through a single integration point, Worldpay Total delivers end-to-end payment processing by combining point-of-sale (POS), integrated payments and acquiring for integrated software vendors (ISVs) and merchants. Worldpay first introduced Worldpay Total in November 2014…

Safdar Khan

MC Names Division President for Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei

MasterCard has ankled Safdar Khan as Division President for Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei, responsible for delivering increased value to Mastercard stakeholders by driving the implementation of the company’s digital payment technologies. The new role and division will be headquartered in Jakarta, where Mr. Khan will be based, and recognizes the growing importance of the developing…

Mexico FinTech to Offer Financial Inclusion

Mexico FinTech to Offer Financial Inclusion

Financial Technology companies (FinTech) are becoming important players in the Mexican financial system and could support financial inclusion. As a Latin American market with significant growth opportunities for FinTech, these companies could help increase the country’s financial intermediation levels, which are among the lowest in the region. Fitch Ratings says according to Inegi’s (National Institute…