On again, off again, but now UnionPay has buddied up to bring Apple Pay into China. In a few months China UnionPay cardholders will be able to add their bank cards to Apple Pay on iPhone, Apple Watch and iPad.
Discover Financial Services (DFS) has landed on Barron’s “Top Ten Stock Picks for 2016.” A “steady grower,” DFS replaces “sprawling” Bank of America (BAC).
CardFlash News Briefs: GPN (talech); MYPINPAD (VocaLink); AZIMO (Nigeria); and UNIONPAY (Hong Kong).
Nodus Technologies’ PayLink developed by Professional Advantage, Collections Management for Microsoft Dynamics GP speeds up the collection process, decreases security risks, and provides customer convenience. it has the processing power to improve cash flow, diminish collection time and reduce bad debt.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: BUZZPOINTS (Mills); SHIFT4 (Darien); CASHSTAR (webinar); and TECHNAVIO (POS).
FL-based Electronic Payments has acquired substantially all the assets of Exatouch Point of Sale, a PA-DSS certified cloud-hybrid point of sale software system providing customized solutions to merchants nationwide.
Sophitech, one of Latin America’s leading point of sale (POS) software providers has teamed with international commerce specialist Powa Technologies.
Powa Technologies unveils its partnership with Canada’s leading independent Canadian payment processor, CT-Payment. The PowaPOS T25 is being introduced to the CT-Payment’s ISO and software developer partners as a preferred tablet-based POS platform for meeting the growing demand from their retail clients.
Brussels-based GSMA commends the European Commission’s recent announcement that the adoption of key implementing acts of the Electronic-identification and trust service (eIDAS) Regulation is now complete. The European Union is the first and only region in the world that now has a workable and balanced legal framework for cross-border use of electronic identification (eID) and trust services, enabling consumers and businesses to safely access services and undertake transactions online.
Alliance Data Systems has introduced an EMV-based co-brand credit card solution with tap-and-pay functionality for its retail partners. The first of these dual-interface chip cards are co-branded with MasterCard and BJ’s Wholesale Club and the Fuel Rewards program.
RBC has been awarded a patent on its innovative Secure Cloud payment and security technology by the United States Patent Office. The patent covers use of secure tokens by its clients to facilitate payments from mobile devices.
Seattle -based Remitly reported record growth as its customers are now sending more than $500 million annually using its mobile remittance service, the highest rated mobile app of its kind.