CardFellow Attacks the Rules Surrounding Card Surcharges

CardFellow Attacks the Rules Surrounding Card Surcharges

CT-based CardFellow released an infographic version of its popular blog post offering detailed information about the rules surrounding surcharges. The infographic combines information on card brand regulations, consumer opinions of surcharging, and details on credit card usage in order to highlight the multiple facets involved. Credit card processing costs have long been a thorn in…

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Western Union & PrivatBank Launch online Ukraine Money Transfer

Western Union & PrivatBank Launch online Ukraine Money Transfer

Western Union has launched online money transfer in Ukraine. The new service is available in collaboration with Public Joint Stock Company Commercial Bank PrivatBank. With this capability, Western Union customers in Ukraine can now make fast, convenient and reliable online money transfers on www.westernunion.ua using their Visa or MasterCard credit cards and debit cards issued…

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Thai Payment Network & China UnionPay Join Forces

Thai Payment Network & China UnionPay Join Forces

Bangkok Bank, Krung Thai Bank, Kasikornbank and Siam Commercial Bank, says TPN (Thai Payment Network), Thailand’s local switching network constructed based on UnionPay technical standards officially went live. Previously UnionPay IC card standard became the industry standard of Thailand. Through the incorporation of a joint venture, UnionPay now offers the technical standard for building the…

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Minneapolis Metro Transit Bus Fleet Go-To Switch to Cubic

Cubic Transportation Systems has installed mobile validators on the Minneapolis Metro Transit bus fleet to replace previous card validators used in the Go-To smart card system. The state-of-good-repair project was awarded under a $5 million contract. The new validators meet Europay, MasterCard and Visa (EMV) compliance and include the capability of adding technologies in the…

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BJ’s to Deploy Zipit Enterprise Critical Messaging Solution

BJ’s to Deploy Zipit Enterprise Critical Messaging Solution

BJ’s Wholesale Club has selected the Zipit Enterprise Critical Messaging Solution for use in improving order processing and fulfillment efficiency across all 213 BJ’s locations. After undergoing a comprehensive trial, BJ’s chose to implement the Zipit solution because of its patented priority messaging feature as well as its ability to provide detailed business analytics, enabling…

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Moneris Solutions Accredited to Self-Certify EMV

Moneris Solutions Accredited to Self-Certify EMV

Moneris Solutions has been accredited to self-certify EMV-chip and PIN, and chip and signature terminals for five major credit card brands. With this authorization, Moneris is the only processor in North America with the ability to perform self-certification for merchants on behalf of American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa and Union Pay. Today, businesses making the…

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Special Breaking News Mentions in Today’s CardFlash

Breaking News: DRA (licensing); PARKMOBILE (NYC); CARDFELLOW (Indigo); and THREATMETRIX (Fuji Soft). DRA – Canada-based Digital Retail Apps (DRA) will begin licensing its purchase verification technology to merchants and partners. As well, the company has earned an additional patent on its system and method of facilitating secure self-payment transactions of retail goods. The new patent…

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