Sionic Mobile launched its all-new ION Rewards app v4.0 for consumers, free in both App Store and Play. The latest release introduces new features and functionality including an interactive user interface, simple, yet secure two-tap checkout process and instant, real-time rewards for every purchase completed using the app.
Jewelry Exchange, a direct diamond importer with 16 U.S. locations, has re-inked its private label credit card financing program with Synchrony Financial.
TouchSuite Firefly Salon POS now enables users to simply program appointment reminders to send to clients at a preselected time frame prior to their scheduled appointment for 10 cents per text.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Balendran Thavarajah, Chief Texhnology Officer, Bluedot.
Only 39% of students correctly know that paying off a delinquent loan or credit card balance is not enough to remove it from a credit report. Sixty percent believe using checks and debit cards can help build credit.
Silicon Valley Shmoop, a digital publisher known for its award-winning Test Prep and certified Online Courses, has released free guides to financial literacy and they are on a roll.
Using a prepaid card is like paying with cash, offering the consumer no ability to establish a credit history. In fact, many prepaid cards lack security features. While the CFPB hopes to regulate better transparency about what prepaid card issuers do and don’t cover, currently these cards fall into a “buyer beware” category.
Los Angeles-based AVT, a manufacturer of automated retailing systems, self-service kiosks, and custom vending machines, released a video demonstration of their new integrated mobile payment system developed by PayRange.
The primary second quarter earnings season for payment card industry gets underway on July 14, before the market open, with reports from Chase and Wells Fargo, according to CardData. Visa is slated to report July 23rd after the market close, while MasterCard will release on July 29 before the market open.
One of the nation’s largest commercial card issuer is expected to report $17.8 billion in outstandings and $16.8 billion in purchase dollar volume (PDV) for the second quarter, according to RAM Research. CardData reports U.S. Bank posted an 6.3% year-on-year (YOY) increase in purchase dollar volume (PDV) in the first quarter (Q1/15).
Bank Alfalah and MasterCard recently signed an agreement to bring MasterCard Internet Gateway System (MIGS) to Pakistan. The system connects online merchants and websites with customers by accepting credit cards on the internet.
Gemalto is supplying wristbands embedded with its Optelio Contactless Chip for NFC transport in Wuhan, China. The capital of Hubei province, Wuhan is one of the most populous city in central China with a population of over 11 million.