The nation’s largest credit union service organization, in terms of number of credit unions, assets and members, has jumped on Visa Checkout and MasterPass bandwagons.
CA-based Applied Merchant Systems (AMS) acquired a strategic ISO with over 10,000 merchant accounts contributing over $2.2 billion in annual processing volume.
CA-based prepaid card specialist Green Dot reported financial reported consolidated GAAP and non-GAAP total operating revenues of $146.4 million and $146.5 million, respectively, following the major loss of MoneyPak. Green Dot generated net cash from operations of $114 million year to date.
Iris recognition for phones, PCs and payments continues to gain more traction as the arrows NX F-02H launched by NTT DOCOMO is now incorporating CA-based Delta ID’s ActiveIRIS for biometric authentication.
Ingenico Group increased 10 percentage points of market share to 27% in the U.S. in 2014, according to a CA-based newsletter. The U.S. is now Ingenico Group’s second largest market, where the Group now serves three times more SMBs than in January 2014, showing its ability to rapidly conquer new territories.
CA-based InfoGard is now accredited by EMVCo to conduct Terminal Type Testing and will immediately begin offering Level 2 contact testing and pre-evaluation services. EMV pre-evaluation services include debug testing and compliance consulting. Additional EMVCo testing services are being planned to support its payment customers.
CardWeb.com’s CardData database of Company Profiles today features YapStone.
CA-based Batched.com is providing minority owned businesses EMV ready and Apple Pay enabled credit card processing equipment at no cost to make sure minority owned businesses are compliant with the new Visa MasterCard regulations taking effect on October 1, 2015.
CA-based Blackhawk Network inked a definitive agreement to acquire Achievers Corp. Achievers is a leading provider of employee recognition and rewards solutions designed to help companies increase employee engagement. The acquisition will broaden the reach of Blackhawk’s already extensive incentive and engagement business.
Pasadena, CA-based Green Dot has picked MasterCard to be the transaction processor and network gateway for all Green Dot Bank-issued deposit accounts, including the bank’s debit card products.
UK-based Powa Technologies and CA-based Merchant e-Solutions have partnered to accelerate the adoption of tablet-based payments in the U.S. and Latin America. The two companies will jointly market their complementary POS and payment solutions to help independent software vendors (ISVs) bring their apps to market.
Munich-based PAY.ON and CA-based Planet Payment have buddied to enhance Planet Payment’s international service offering with PAY.ON’s innovative gateway solutions. Planet Payment anticipates launching the service in the second quarter.