First Data Unveils New Clover Reader for Mobile Devices

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] First Data is expanding its suite of Clover business management solutions with an EMV-enabled card reader that plugs into an iOS or Android tablet or smartphone and works with a Wi-Fi or cellular connection. The new Clover Go enables business owners of all sizes to seamlessly and securely accept payments outside…

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Diebold Concept: ATM + NFC + Self Checkout

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Diebold is introducing a new mobile-enabled self-checkout concept. The new concept combines the core capabilities of the automated teller machine (ATM) with the convenience of contactless mobile payments and self-checkout. Introducing simplicity to the in-store shopping experience, the new concept enables consumers to scan items they want to purchase while shopping…

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Aila Intros iPad and iPod POS Interactive Kiosks

Aila Intros iPad and iPod POS Interactive Kiosks

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] MA-based Aila Technologies has unveiled a new iPad Pro-based Interactive Kiosk for in-store retail shoppers and an iPod Touch 6-based handheld device for sales associates. Aila’s Interactive Kiosks and Mobile Imagers feature the company’s TrueScan technology, which delivers clear, reliable scanning without the bulk of traditional scanners, giving Aila’s products the…

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MasterCard Now Offered by All Major Canadian Banks

MasterCard Now Offered by All Major Canadian Banks

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Next week MasterCard will become the only payment network in Canada to be offered by all major financial institutions. Desjardins, a Visa issuer, is adding two MasterCards for the first time. On January 18, 2016, Desjardins will begin issuing MasterCard credit cards. Desjardins currently has a portfolio of over 5.5 million…

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Member Solutions Overhauls its myVolo POS Module

Member Solutions Overhauls its myVolo POS Module

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] PA-based Member Solutions is rolling-out a brand-new Point of Sale (POS) module for its myVolo online business management software. Member Solutions provides full-service membership billing, payment processing, business management software and advisory services for Martial Arts, Fitness and Health-related businesses. The release features an overhauled POS interface — bringing a completely…

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IBM Acquires a Real-Time Payment Fraud Analytics Engine

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] IBM has acquired a German company specializing in real-time analytics to help combat payment fraud. IRIS Analytics provides a real-time fraud analytics engine that leverages machine learning to generate rapid anti-fraud models while also supporting the creation and modification of ad-hoc models, proven successful on various sized payment platforms. Acting as…

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Eurowag Picks Up a U.S. Minority Owner

Eurowag Picks Up a U.S. Minority Owner

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Prague-based W.A.G. payment solutions, a/k/a Eurowag has picked up an investment from Houston-based TA Associates to become a minority owner. Serving international trucking companies, small haulers and operators of delivery and personal vehicle fleets, Eurowag offers a portfolio of cards for vehicle fueling, as well as toll payment solutions that provide…

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Special Breaking News Mentions in Today’s CardFlash

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] CardFlash.com Breaking News: INTERNAP (PCI); CALE (exec); TRANSFIRST (Bank Mutual); and INCOMM (Switch). INTERNAP –  Internap announced the company’s managed hosting and colocation services meet the compliance requirements for PCI DSS v.3.1, the latest security standard from the PCI Council. As one of the first infrastructure providers to meet PCI’s updated…

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Chase Credit Card Portfolio Continues to Weaken in 4Q

Chase Credit Card Portfolio Continues to Weaken in 4Q

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Chase, the nation’s largest bank credit card issuer, continues to struggle with real growth as fourth quarter (4Q/15) outstandings were flat year-on-year (YOY) and purchase dollar volume (PDV) posted a weak growth rate of 5.8%. ARTICLE: Chase, the nation’s largest bank credit card issuer, continues to struggle with real growth as…

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PayPal Ankles Xapo CEO Wences Casares for its Board

PayPal Ankles Xapo CEO Wences Casares for its Board

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] PayPal has increased its Board to nine members with the addition of the CEO of Xapo, Wences Casares. Casares will serve on PayPal’s Compensation Committee. Casares is the founder and CEO of Xapo, a company that provides the tools people need to purchase bitcoins and then manage them through an easy-to-use…

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Retail Realm Integrates the Cayan Genius Platform

Retail Realm Integrates the Cayan Genius Platform

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Retail Realm is integrating with Cayan’s Genius Platform, a cloud-based payments solution that mitigates the business challenges associated with integrating payment to the point-of-sale (POS). The new integration will enable Microsoft Dynamics partners to offset security concerns, offer a completely EMV-compliant system, enable additional payment types, and create a more engaging…

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Adyen Brings its Omnichannel POS Solution to the U.S.

Adyen Brings its Omnichannel POS Solution to the U.S.

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Amsterdam-based Adyen is making its point of sale solution available in the U.S. The POS solution is geared for omnichannel businesses. As the only truly omnichannel payments platform connecting e-commerce and point of sale terminals in a single dashboard, Adyen enables merchants to grow revenue through delivering a wide range of…

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