Sweden-base mobile payments firm iZettle has raised 60 million euros ($67.79 million) as it expands beyond its core card reader business to launch a financing service giving clients access to capital through advances on future card sales.
CONIX Systems unveiled Cross-Bank Inquiry (CBI) product. CBI provides a practical and effective solution for cross-bank identification of duplicates and fraud prior to presentment.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Jonathan Davidson, executive vice president and general manager, Juniper Development and Innovation (JDI).
Accenture has acquired Brazils’ AD.Dialeto, strengthening its digital marketing services provided through Accenture Interactive, part of Accenture Digital.
BBPOS is set to unveil its new WisePOS, an Android smartphone cum mPOS device in just a few weeks. Achieving flexibility and seamless integration into back-end systems, WisePOS demonstrates its uniqueness by combing a smartphone and mPOS features. It provides superior flexibility for merchants to use the Android platform to develop custom applications and services to reduce complexity and optimize their business.
San Francisco-based Mellanox Technologies unveiled the availability of hyper converged platforms for enterprise private clouds and telecom service providers. The reference platforms utilize VMware vSphere 6’s advanced features, including VMware Virtual SAN 6’s all-flash, and the VMware NSX network virtualization platform, connected over Mellanox’s 40Gb/s Ethernet inbox driver with DPDK support running over SwitchX switches, ConnectX-3 Pro Network Interface Cards (NICs), and LinkX cables.
CardWeb.com’s CardData Reports today features the
“Europe Online Payment Methods: First Half 2015” by yStats.
Retail Management Solutions is promoting its mobile-friendly EvolutionPOS technology. Retail Management Solutions is offering, for a limited-time, to provide free curbside pick-up parking lot signs for pharmacies that purchase an EvolutionPOS mobile device.
Cash transactions (CTX) for Visa and MasterCard credit and debit cards in the U.S. grew by 2.1% year-on-year (Y/Y) in the second quarter. Visa cash transactions are growing at a year-on-year (YOY) rate of 1.1%, compared to MasterCard’s 4.8%, according to CardData.
U.S. bank credit card active accounts (accounts with sales activity) among the nation’s top 4 issuers grew 2.1% year-on-year (YOY) and 1.6% quarter-to-quarter (QOQ) in the second quarter.
Gemalto reported second quarter total revenue soared 35.3% to €813 million, compared to €813 million in the prior quarter and €601 million in the year ago quarter. For the first six months of the year, revenue growth in Payment jumped 22%, Machine-to-Machine increased 23%, and Government Programs rose 17%, at constant exchange rates, largely exceeds lower SIM products and related services revenue.
North American Bancard will introduce the newest version of its PayAnywhere Mobile credit card reader, available exclusively in Apple Stores nationwide and www.apple.com in September.