CardFlash News Briefs: PANGEA (D2D); PAYSWAG (Cloud); SEAMLESS (JYSK); and PERK (ZTE).
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has been on a recent tear: hitting a small-dollar lender for illegal debt collection practices; warning colleges to improve disclosure of school-sponsored credit card agreements; and an upcoming proposal to regulate payday-type loans with more severity.
Austin, TX-based perk.com has inked an asset purchase agreement with Viggle, a mobile and web-based entertainment marketing platform.
A seven city tour to celebrate the launch of Samsung Pay in the United States will get underway. Samsung will give consumers in Austin, Dallas, Atlanta, New York, Chicago, San Francisco and Los Angeles a special opportunity to unlock special offers and prizes through Samsung Pay.
Accenture has acquired Brazils’ AD.Dialeto, strengthening its digital marketing services provided through Accenture Interactive, part of Accenture Digital.
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 CardData database of Company Profiles today features First American Payment Systems.
CardWeb.com’s CardData database of Company Profiles today features TouchMate.
Ingo Money and TSYS’ NetSpend and prepaid provider of choice to self-banked consumers and the brands that serve them have extended the utility of NetSpend and partner-branded prepaid card accounts, providing cardholders with access to funds from checks through NetSpend’s mobile banking platforms.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Charles Horn, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, of Alliance Data.
CardWeb.com’s CardData database of Company Profiles today features Rêv Worldwide.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: CASHSTAR (exec); INSPERITY (NetSuite); TABBEDOUT (Uber); and BLUEFIN (PCI DSS).