Fingerprint Cards has scored a big one with QiKu. The Qihoo 360 smartphone brand, announced three Android smartphones, “Professional version”, “Flagship version” and “Young version”, all featuring FPC’s touch fingerprint sensor FPC1025.
A new report suggests co-branded credit cards last year generated 31% of general purpose credit card purchase volume, or $809 billion among Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express branded credit and charge cards. Roughly 43% of U.S. adult consumers own at least one co-branded or affinity credit card.
Delinquency rates (90+ days) in Canada for credit cards inched up slightly in the second quarter. However, overall delinquency among all loans declined by more than 4%.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Tony Gallippi, Co-Founder, Executive Chairman of BitPay.
Everlink Payment Services announced the release of their new PIN Services Locator for credit union cardholders. A member of Credit Union A will now be able to change or reset their PIN at a PIN Station located in a Credit Union B branch.
Yapital and A&O HOTELS and HOSTELS have teamed to enable fast and easy payment by smartphone at 21 A&Os in Germany. Guests simply need to open the free Yapital app on their smartphones, scan the QR code displayed on the card terminal and confirm the amount.
ClickBank, a global Internet retailer of digital products, has ankled Tricia Phillips as the new Chief Operating Officer. She brings more than a decade and a half of experience in the e-commerce, payment and risk management space.
San Diego-based Ameranth says the U.S. Patent And Trademark Office (USPTO) has concluded its review process of Ameranth’s lead ‘data synchronization’ patent under a second attempt to invalidate it under the Covered Business Method (CBM) review process initiated by many infringing Defendants.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: THREATMETRIX (award); AMERICAN EXPRESS (SCA); YSTATS (report); and ENTERPRISE (Chase).
New research reveals account takeover fraud, in which fraudsters steal an established account with personally identifiable information (PII) attached to it, continues to beat credit card fraud. Account creation fraud has increased by more than 100% since February 2015.
The U.S. financial institutions cybersecurity market is the largest and fastest growing private sector cybersecurity market. Its cumulative 2016-2020 size is forecasted to exceed $68 billion.
Paris-based INSIDE Secure says its award-winning mobile payments security solution is now functionally Visa Ready approved by Visa Inc., for use in Visa Inc. territories.