Didier Lamouche is the CEO of Oberthur Technologies, a firm that offers end-to-end solutions in the Smart Transactions, Mobile Financial Services, Machine-to-Machine, Digital Identity and Transport & Access Control fields.
CardWeb’s CardPixes database of more than 7,000 card images today features the WalMart MasterCard. The Walmart MasterCard is issued Synchrony Bank.
Visa is going all out to encourage Americans to enroll for its new single log-in online shopping payment service, Visa Checkout. Visa and Pizza Hut are offering one million free pizzas for users of Visa Checkout.
The pay-at-the-table technology company Viableware has changed its name to TableSafe. the Company says the name change is effective immediately and will help to more accurately reflect the benefits of the company’s multi-functional payment platform.
Florida-based EverBank has partnered with FIS to provide FIS People Pay to its customers. The P2P payment service eliminates funding risks as all transactions instantly debit funds from a sender’s account.
Outsourcing vault cash services to a third-party provider is a growing trend with ATM ISOs and IADs. Elan adds more ATMs with a new deal.
Nordstrom online opts for 3Delta Systems CardVault tokenization and card processing services. Nordstrom will have capability to further secure customer credit card payments without the sensitive cardholder information entering their systems or databases.
MasterCard takes the lead in the second quarter for International gross dollar volume with a 12.3% year-on-year gain, compared to Visa’s 3.7%, American Express’ 6.3% gain and Discover with no gain.
Pre-tax profits among the nation’s top four bank credit card issuers increased 2.2% in the second quarter (Q2/14), compared to one year ago. Sequentially net income rose by 2.7%, according to CardData.
NYC-based ISIS, a joint venture between AT&T Mobility, T-Mobile and Verizon, has decided to change its name to SoftCard to avoid confusion and association with a violent Islamic militant group in the Middle East whose name, when translated into English, is known by the same acronym. The intention to change the name was announced in July and decision to use Softcard was announced this week.
Phishing attacks against the users of Bitcoin sites, notably wallet service Blockchain and the exchange site Coinbase rose in Q2/14. Payoneer’s prepaid MasterCard debit cards have also been heavily attacked.
Google Wallet adds prepaid card functionality by teaming with Blackhawk. Google Wallet users will be able to take a picture of their prepaid cards using their phone’s camera.