Samsung Pay has corralled another 19 issuers including support for eligible PNC Visa credit and debit cards and KeyBank MasterCard credit and debit cards.
Samsung Pay had added eight more credit and debit card issuers and now supports eligible Chase Visa credit, debit and Liquid cards.
NJ-based Heartland Payment Systems (HPS) reported Small and Mid-Sized Enterprise (SME) Q3 transaction processing volume set a new quarterly record $24.5 billion, up 13.1% year-on-year (YOY). HPS also acquired privately held Digital Dining, a provider of restaurant point-of-sale (POS) and management systems throughout the USA.
Just four weeks after its launch in the U.S., Samsung Pay is proving its biggest advantage is broad acceptance enabled by Samsung’s MST (Magnetic Secure Transmission) in combination with NFC. Blackhawk Network has teamed with Samsung Pay to enable the integration of gift cards into the Samsung Pay mobile payment solution.
Verifone has expanded its taxi and car-for-hire electronic hailing (e-hail), payment and media business with the acquisition of Curb, a business that connects people in approximately 60 U.S. cities with rides from professional, insured, and fully-licensed taxi drivers. Using Curb’s e-hail app, passengers take more than 100,000 rides each month.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Biff Matthews, President & Founder of Cardware International.
Master Your Card, a community empowerment program sponsored by MasterCard has formed a new coalition that will work to help financially underserved African Americans build financial strength and gain financial inclusion through the effective use of electronic payment technology.
Convenience store chain Sheetz has inked a deal with First Bankcard to offer its first private label credit card. Sheetz has more than 500 locations in the mid-Atlantic region. First Bankcard is a division of First National Bank of Omaha.
Global Tel*Link has begun to include key-injected credit card scanners in all of its new payment kiosk deployments, as well as to perform quarterly inspections and audits of all payment kiosks. With this move, GTL is emphasizing its commitment to the protection of customer data by complying with and going beyond industry standards for customer data security.
Watch out WEX, VA-based Quarles has unveiled Watchcard, a new national fleet card branded offering. The new universal fleet card is available to businesses across the country to help them manage their fleet’s fuel expenses.
Fifth Third Bank will support Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) in a promotion giving customers $150, and gives $150 to SU2C when customers open a new Essential Checking Account with direct deposit, and make three online bill payments.
CardWeb.com’s CardData Reports today features the
Middle Market Power Index: Taking the Global Stage from American Express and Dun & Bradstreet.