MasterCard has ankled Nandan Mer, who is currently Group Executive of Loyalty Solutions, based in London, to the role of Division President for Japan. The appointment will be effective as of September 1st.
Gemalto has been selected by the Debit Network Alliance (DNA), a consortium of leading U.S. debit network providers, to deliver EMV consulting services. Gemalto’s EMV Allynis Consulting Services are designed to accelerate the deployment of EMV, significantly reducing time between DNA’s business plan and go-to-market. Gemalto’s consultants recommended and executed a strategy that details card, terminal and personalization requirements.
Green Dot announced a new cash processing technology enabling customers to securely and conveniently add cash to their accounts at participating retailers using their mobile device. This service leverages Green Dot’s new mobile and web-enabled barcode generation system and thousands of Green Dot retail locations to provide a new cash-loading option.
The ATM Industry Association (ATMIA) has released a new research paper, “U.S. Mobile Payments: Do They Disrupt Cash?” which examines the impact of mobile payments on the growth of cash. Despite all the attention it receives, mobile payments still account for only a very small fraction of retail in-store payments.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Sandra Green, Head of Sales, EMEA, of Alpha Payment Systems.
Square Instant Deposit is now available to all Square sellers in the United States. With a tap of a button in the Square app, the money from your sale goes straight to your account ” 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
TSYS has ankled Patricia A. Watson, a 17-year veteran of the financial services industry, as senior executive vice president and chief information officer (CIO) effective September 14.
NXT-ID has launched a new sales campaign for fourth quarter. The new marketing campaign is being spearheaded by Amplitude Marketing Group.
MasterCard is firmly aboard the Samsung Pay bandwagon and ready for the September 28 launch. Earlier this year at Mobile World Congress, MasterCard announced its global partnership with Samsung to bring Samsung Pay to MasterCard cardholders and just last month we shared the news says it will be powering Samsung Pay when it launches in Europe.
While lagging a bit on introducing Apple Pay, Discover is jumping on the Samsung Pay train big time. Discover cardmembers will obtain access to Samsung Pay in 2016.
Sampath Bank in Colombo has inked a deal with UnionPay to declare all the ATMs under the flag of the bank would accept UnionPay cards and the acceptance of UnionPay cards by all POS terminals owned by the bank will be realized gradually.
PJSC Leto Bank and Wincor Nixdorf announce the successful completion of the migration of the bank’s ATM fleet to cash recycling technology. The project was launched in February 2014 and the entire network was migrated to the cash recycling system (CRS) platform by July 2015. Today, the bank’s CRS fleet amounts to 377 devices.