CARDFREE is the mobile application platform provider enabling Dunkin’ Donuts’ new On-the-Go Ordering app that is currently being tested in Portland, Maine.
MasterCard’s global hackathon will hold its grand finale in San Francisco on December 4 and 5. The Masters of Code competition will include the winning teams from each of the 12 regional events.
A new website linking retailers to a comprehensive offering of retail payment technology services, including IT security, merchant services, Ecommerce, cloud-based IT services, POS systems, payment gateway, PCI compliance and network management has been launched.
Giesecke & Devrient and Ericsson have partnered to deliver a commercial end-to-end subscription management solution. Via a highly secure process, the system will enable the remote provisioning and management of mobile operator SIM profiles and policies.
German-based Wincor Nixdorf has acquired Brink’s CiT operations in the Netherlands,expanding its cash management capacities in the Netherlands. As a result of the acquisition, the new Rotterdam-based SecurCash will also profit from synergies from the business with banks and retail companies.
Detroit-based Graphite Payments is offering the necessary hardware to help merchants handle the changes to payment processing standards in the U.S. As of October 1, merchants who have not transitioned to the new, higher security EMV card standard will be responsible for a larger share of the cost in the event of fraud or a customer data breach.
MN-based Digital River has inked a payments agreement with one-stop travel service provider Ctrip. One of China’s leading travel agents, Ctrip is using the Digital River World Payments solution to process credit cards, including Visa, Mastercard and UnionPay on its Singapore site.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: AMEX (unstaged); SIMPLYCREDIT (funding); IPATIENTCARE (NUCON); and MASTERCARD (COMO).
Gemalto and Samsung team to accelerate the deployment of Samsung Pay through Gemalto’s Allynis Trusted Service Hub (TSH) . Gemalto and Samsung are actively working with payment issuers to roll out Samsung Pay to Europe.
Geoswift, Western Union Business Solutions and UnionPay International launched a promotion wherein UnionPay will pay for medical insurance coverage for eligible students that process tuition payments through their payment network.
Austin-based RideScout has acquired GlobeSherpa, a market leader in mobile solutions for public transportation with mobile book-and-pay ticketing in several major US markets, such as Portland, San Francisco and Chicago.
MasterCard is teaming with Premier Bank, becoming the first international payments network to enter Somalia. Premier Bank will now issue and accept the first MasterCard-branded payment cards in Somalia, a country that hasn’t had any form of formal banking service since the collapse of the government and financial services system in 1991.