The campaign by retailers to prod the card networks and banks to move to total Chip & PIN in the U.S. and away from Chip & SIG is gaining more traction. A group of nine attorneys general dispatched a letter to the nation’s top credit card companies and banks.
Dozens of U.S. cities had chargeback rates that exceeded the 1% threshold set by Visa and MasterCard. Within the Northeast region, there are 10 cities/ZIP codes with the highest chargeback statistics.
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.
North American Bancard (NAB) has ankled Tim Oneacre as general manager of its subsidiary Electronic Payment Exchange (EPX), a full-service payment processor that provides both front- and back-end payment solutions.
FL-based ZipLine, a provider of mobile and card-based merchant branded payment (ACH) solutions, recently gained industry accolades for its cutting-edge mobile payments technology. ZipLine’s ‘mPay’ mobile solutions platform is a low-cost payment program built on the existing architecture used for merchant branded debit cards.
Visa has ankled former Acting U.S. Trade Representative Demetrios Marantis as Senior Vice President, Global Government Relations.
Cubic Transportation Systems has developed the Urbanomics Mobility Project, a new data analysis platform to fuel smarter, more inclusive cities. Built in collaboration with MasterCard, the tool will help urban planners and commercial developers better understand the relationship between how people travel and what they buy to inform growth strategies and improve the quality of life for citizens of the world’s premier cities.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: PAI (award); STRAWHECKER (Terrapin); REGIONS (Android) and NCR (Ohio).
Way2ride, the taxi app by Verifone, says it has changed the way to pay for a cab and is now changing the way we find one.
NYC-based ShopKeep, the cloud-based technology and business management solution used by more than 20,000 independent merchants, today announced its collaboration with MasterCard and the MasterCard Easy Savings® program.
Pay & iATS says its platform integrates with iATS Payments. This integration enables a new frictionless process for nonprofit fundraising.
CTIA-The Wireless Association announces finalists in its three awards programs”Hot for the Holidays, Emerging Technology (E-Tech) and The MobITs. CTIA will showcase entrants’ products and services and announce the winners Thursday, September 10 at CTIA Super Mobility 2015.