Synaptics has unveiled a new Match-in-Sensor fingerprint authentication technology, the industry’s first fully hardware encapsulated fingerprint sensor and matching solution. Synaptics’ innovative Match-in-Sensor secure authentication technology is literally off the grid, isolating fingerprint image enrollment, pattern storage and biometric matching within the fingerprint sensor to provide ultimate protection against on-device threats.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Sunil Bharti Mittal, Chariman of Airtel Money.
TV and video ads from Discover “Freeze” totally rocks in the second quarter. Ads from Discover Card tap into what is called the “professor personality” to inform and reach consumers.
American Express has redesigned its U.S. Amex Mobile app for iPhone and Android. Available for Personal, Small Business and Corporate Card Members, the redesigned app includes the convenience of Touch ID login, nearby offers on a map, rewards information and unique mobile service features like on-the-spot fraud alert verification.
American Express has brought to the market Amex Express Checkout, a first-ever, fast and secure way for U.S. cardholders to check out quickly at participating online merchants by using their americanexpress.com account login.
CU Wallet, a Credit Union Service Organization (CUSO) providing the industry’s first credit union driven mobile payments application, and Relevant Solutions, the provider of mobile in-store shopping content for financial institutions, have entered a strategic alliance integrating merchant offers and promotions with CU Wallet’s mobile wallet.
CardWeb.com’s CardData Reports today features the
Middle Market Power Index: Taking the Global Stage from American Express and Dun & Bradstreet.
Kount, released its list of the top five Fraudulebrities, celebrities who have fallen victim to fraud, to remind consumers to be mindful of where fraud lurks and how people can protect themselves.
Widely reported Chase has agreed to pony up $125 million regarding collections and sales of consumer credit card debt. An announcement is expected today. The CFPB has been on a rampage regarding credit card “add-on” products.
Yields among the nation’s top 6 credit card issuers are expected to remain healthy in the second quarter with Capital One leading the way with its average yield hovering at 14.2%. Chase and Discover are effectively tied for second place at 12%+.
MasterCard has launched its Travel Service program in the Latin America and the Caribbean region. The program is now available to cardholders in the following markets: Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Panama, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Guatemala.
Moneris Solutions has unveiled PAYD Pro Plus. The mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) solution combines robust, cloud-based POS capabilities with the flexibility of the Apple iPad.