Hilton and Starwood this week acknowledged they have been hacked following last month’s data breach discovery by Trump Hotels and one earlier this year by Mandarin Oriental.
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.
Velocity Mobile has acquired Tab Payments, a mobile payments app for tastemaker diners in Canada accepted at over 100 restaurants in Toronto and Montreal. The acquisition further expands Velocity’s reach, which now connects premier restaurants with global diners in six major cities in the US, UK, and Canada.
Digital Retail Apps, developer of the Shop In-Store, Pay In-App SelfPay technology, has inked deal to showcase SelfPay’s “skip-the-checkout-line” mobile self-checkout solution at the Visa Innovation Center at One Market in San Francisco.
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%.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: UBER (Adyen); METABANK (PayQuicker); PASSPORT (campuses); and REPORTLINKER (Malaysia).
CardWeb.com’s CardData database of Company Profiles today features Denmark’s Cryptomathic.
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.
Toronto-based BitGold has launched its payments platform in the US and US territories. US residents can sign up on the BitGold platform and buy, sell, or redeem gold using BitGold’s Aurum payment and settlement technology.
Tyro Payments and TouchBistro have teamed up to provide users of TouchBistro point of sale (POS) systems in Australia with a fully integrated, easily set up and highly secure electronic card payment system to process patron payments for food and drink orders.
Moneris Solutions Corporation announced it will be entering into a relationship with Powa Technologies to be the preferred Canadian provider of PowaTag, a unique mobile solution that extends the world of online commerce to traditionally offline environments.
Moneris, one of North America’s largest processors of debit and credit card payments has certified all unattended self-serve payment kiosks for Union Pearson Express (UP Express).