New research finds more than 50% of all cards in use now have EMV chips on them. From October to November, the percent grew 5% as banks and card issuers accelerated their rollout of new chip cards.
SC-based Uphold is now enabling U.S. members to fund their Uphold accounts by linking their bank accounts, debit or credit cards, in addition to bitcoin.
Credit Karma has launched a new Direct Dispute feature to help people seamlessly dispute credit report errors directly from their free credit report with just a few clicks.
Telkomsel Indonesia the largest mobile network operator (MNO) in South East Asia has hooked up with Verifone Mobile Money and Finnet Indonesia to introduce TCash Tap to merchants across Indonesia, allowing Telkomsel’s more than 140 million subscribers to tap and pay using their mobile device.
NY-based CardFlight, a specialist in mobile point of sale (POS) technology, has corralled $4.2 million in Series A funding. The financing will enable CardFlight to continue to grow its engineering team and accelerate the rollout of their EMV-approved mobile payment acceptance solutions in the U.S.
Rêv Worldwide, Scandinavian Airlines, the largest airline in Scandinavia, and Catella Bank, have partnered to intro the multi-currency Travel Cash wallet.
Verifone’s Commander Site Controller and Ruby2 POS solutions have been selected by The Fikes Companies for deployment across its entire chain of CEFCO Convenience Stores.
About 25% of U.S. debit cards – approximately 71 million cards – will be migrated to chip by the end of 2015. The percentage is expected to rise to 73% by the end of 2016 and 96% by the end of 2017.
Despite rumors of a forthcoming obituary the MCX CurrentC mobile payment platform is alive and says it will Beta launch in Columbus in the coming weeks. This week they inked deal to add seamless digital manufacturer coupons with payment at the point-of-sale (POS).
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Julie Cullivan, Senior Vice President of Business Operations and Chief Information Officer for FireEye.
Synchrony Connect digital portal marks the full rollout of the exclusive program for businesses. The newly launched Synchrony online portal links partners with Synchrony expertise and insights through whitepapers, videos and webinars on a range of topics and tips, from multi-generational strategies to cybersecurity.
Target, the nation’s most innovative retailer, will start testing beacon technology in 50 of its stores nationwide. With beacon technology, the company says it will be able to send information about deals as well as recommendations directly to consumers’ smartphones, provided they opt in to receive these alerts.