Tokyo-based JCB is launching a new JCB global website on August 3rd. The website has a portal function to link to a wide range of other JCB websites in many countries/territories. The new site is a new and easy-to-navigate website that offers comprehensive information about JCB corporate, products and services. At the same time as…
PayPal and Braintree named the $100,000 USD grand-prize winner of its 2015 BattleHack Series. The 24-hour BattleHack World Finals took place at PayPal Headquarters in Silicon Valley and hosted 14 teams of developers from across the globe, all winners of their regional BattleHack competitions.
Dai Nippon Printing (DNP), a NFC technology supplier and solution provider for financial institutions in Japan, has inked Gemalto to provide its mobile payment solutions to DNP.
JCB is slated to start a trial of payment using palm vein authentication in corporation with Fujitsu . The trial will be held at the JCB World Conference in October, an event attended by JCB partner companies and financial institutions from around the world.
MUFG has ankled Kanetsugu (“Sugu”) Mike to serve as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors effective October 23rd. Current Executive Chairman Masashi Oka will be Special Advisor to BTMU President Nobuyuki Hirano.
MUFG Americas Holdings, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, has ankled Donna Dellosso as the Chief Risk Officer for the Americas for MUFG Americas and its U.S. banking subsidiary, MUFG Union Bank.
Japan’s GMO Payment Gateway has invested US $1 million via the GMO Global Payment Fund to enhance its capital and business alliance with Neweb Technologies a major online payment service provider in Taiwan.
NTT Communications will begin operating prepaid SIM card vending machines for foreign visitors to Japan at Narita International Airport from July 24.
The third annual Key Business Drivers & Opportunities in Cross-Border E-Commerce survey is now open for input from merchants and payment professionals from around the world. Last year’s survey polled nearly 700 e-commerce and omnichannel merchants, payment service providers, acquirers and consultants, quantifying stakeholder attitudes about this increasingly important segment of payments.
Powa Technologies has gone to bed with S-Cubism Technologies to become the first Japanese-based POS software provider to complete integration with its PowaPOS tablet-based hardware. The full-featured solution will use its EC-Orange POS for iPad and Windows, and is available from Billing System Corporation, a leading payment gateway and reseller.
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, a major credit card issuer, announced the opening of a Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (Canada) – BTMU Canada – office in Calgary.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Rodrigo Vaca vice president of marketing at Zoho.