Chase Pay has hooked up with 18 tech companies to accelerate merchant acceptance. Chase Pay uses QR Codes.
Wincor Nixdorf has unwrapped its new automated teller machine (ATM) on the market that enables customers to withdraw cash using a smart phone or a near-field communications (NFC) card. The system’s innovative design is intended to appeal especially to digital natives who have grown up with digital and mobile technologies.
FL-based ZipLine, a provider of mobile and card-based merchant branded payment (ACH) solutions, recently gained industry accolades for its cutting-edge mobile payments technology. ZipLine’s ‘mPay’ mobile solutions platform is a low-cost payment program built on the existing architecture used for merchant branded debit cards.
BitPay and Ingenico are teaming to enable brick and mortar stores to accept payment in bitcoin through a traditional point of sale (POS) device. The project is an industry first, allowing a POS terminal device to receive a digital currency payment.
The CardLinx Association announced the availability of a new online system enabling merchants and their card-linked technology partners to share their card-linked offers with digital advertising publishers. Card-linking enables consumers to link their existing credit or debit cards to digital coupons, loyalty programs or mobile wallets.
YellowPepper, Latin America’s leading Mobile Payment and Banking solutions provider, announced the latest development in expanding their mobile payment footprint in Latin America. YellowPepper will increase its existing reach through a new partnership in Latin America with the largest financial group in Colombia, Grupo Aval (Banco de Bogota, Banco de Occidente, Banco Popular and Banco AV Villas), powering their Aval Pay offering.
Singapore has launched China UnionPay’s (CUP) QuickPass acceptance at merchants for daily purchase, such as catering stores and supermarkets. It is the first time that UnionPay QuickPass service extends to the Southeast Asia market which is frequently visited by tourists.
BitGold has launched its mobile application for Android (#android) and iOS (#ios) operating systems. Available today, the official BitGold mobile application is free to download from Google Play and Apple’s App Store.
Yapital and A&O HOTELS and HOSTELS have teamed to enable fast and easy payment by smartphone at 21 A&Os in Germany. Guests simply need to open the free Yapital app on their smartphones, scan the QR code displayed on the card terminal and confirm the amount.
There are universal truths about the technology and safety behind electronic payments, in contrast to everyday misperceptions. MasterCard has traced some common myths about cashless payment solutions, and has ‘busted’ them with the truth, to help provide peace of mind.
Flint Mobile, a mobile payment service that allows small businesses, freelancers and non-profits to get paid by credit card through a free mobile app that requires no external card reader, has added enhancements to its iOS app that leverage Apple’s expanding digital wallet ecosystem.
CardWeb.com’s CardData Reports today features the Wearable Payments Report from Tractica.