Samsung Pay is giving U.S. users another way to slim down their physical wallets with the support of membership features. Samsung Pay users now have easy, direct access to merchant membership and loyalty cards to receive savings, rewards and other offers—all on their supported Samsung Galaxy smartphone. The average American household carries almost 30 loyalty…
The number of FIDO certified products soared in the first quarter. FIDO authentication is now enabled on devices from the top five global handset manufacturers. Additionally, service providers including Google, PayPal, Samsung, Bank of America, NTT DOCOMO, Dropbox, and GitHub have made FIDO authentication available to protect hundreds of millions of end-users’ desktop and mobile…
Verifone has added another gizmo to its mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) portfolio. The new Verifone e265 offers independent and micro merchants the flexibility to accept all major payment types and integrate with smart devices for value-added commerce capabilities.
Samsung Pay has corralled another 19 issuers including support for eligible PNC Visa credit and debit cards and KeyBank MasterCard credit and debit cards.
Samsung wqnts to usher in the new year. Samsung Pay users will have the chance to be treated to an exclusive, special performance and private New Year’s Eve party featuring the platinum-selling recording artist, Usher, in Los Angeles.
Samsung Pay now supports 50 popular merchant gift cards as well as a gift card store that enables users to buy gift cards from supported merchants for themselves, friends and family directly within the Samsung Pay app starting today.
Since launching in August in Korea, Samsung Pay has reached KRW 250 billion in accumulated transaction volume and over 10 million in accumulated number of transactions. This week Samsung Pay has expanded to transportation.
Globally, Alternative Payment Methods (APMs) inched past card payments for the first time ever with 51% of market share.
It is also likely eWallets will overtake credit cards in the global eCommerce market by 2019.
Samsung Pay had added eight more credit and debit card issuers and now supports eligible Chase Visa credit, debit and Liquid cards.
Cyber security specialist WISeKey has made available its Cryptographic Root of Trust to Japanese IoT manufacturers and Chipmakers allowing them to add digital certificates on their chips at the hardware level to encrypt the communication and authenticate the devices.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: NAB (Poynt); BUZZ POINTS (INOVA);
MASTERCARD (Hemas); and MasterCard (Africa).
Navy Federal Credit Union, the world’s largest credit union, is adding Samsung Pay as a mobile payment option for its nearly six million members worldwide. The CU says credit cards alone saw total sales reach $1.18 billion in September.