Advanced DMP Offers Detailed Purchase-Based Marketing for Radio

Westwood One, America’s largest radio network, picked Nielsen Marketing Cloud and its advanced data management platform (Nielsen DMP) to launch the first-ever audio DMP. Advertisers can now make sharper buying decisions across Westwood One’s over-the-air radio and streaming audio channels, which reach almost a quarter of a billion listeners weekly across all U.S. media markets.…

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New Solution Detects Compromised POS, CNP & ATM Cards Faster Than Ever

FICO has unleashed FICO® Card Compromise Manager, an anti-fraud solution that proactively detects and prioritizes compromised merchants and data breaches involving card data. A powerful companion to FICO® Falcon® Platform, Card Compromise Manager is capable of detecting card present, card not present and ATM fraud. It uses advanced analytics to provide a ranked list of…

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Android Pay + WorldRemit = C2B Payments w/No CC, 3DS, 3G, Wifi or Agents

Digital money transfer service WorldRemit has added Android Pay to its service, offering a new way for WorldRemit’s Android Pay users to send money internationally and reach millions using mobile money accounts. Pioneering a mobile-first approach to the $600 illion a year remittance industry, the move sees WorldRemit bringing together the leading players in mobile…

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Payfone API-Based SIM Swap Fraud Solution Nabs a Major Patent

A patent for a first-of-its-kind technology thwarting SIM swap scams, one of the fastest-growing types of fraud plaguing consumers, has been awarded. Mobile identity authentication for digital channels specialist Payfone, landed the patent wherein the API-based solution detects and prevents SIM swap fraud by leveraging the company’s unique partnerships with the U.S.’s largest mobile network…

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V+MA Q1 U.S. GAC Up 8% YOY Driven by V Credit & Debit

Visa and Mastercard U.S. gross (open) payment card accounts (GAC) for the first quarter (1Q/17) grew 8.2% year-on-year (YOY). U.S. credit GAC was up 8.3% YOY and U.S. debit GAC increased 7.6% YOY in 1Q/17, according to CardData. The overall U.S. GAC growth was driven by Visa credit and debit products. Totally, Visa and Mastercard…

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JCB Card SEPA Acceptance Expansion Fueled by CardPay

Pan-European CardPay has inked a direct License Agreement to acquire JCB’s e-commerce card transactions across the SEPA region. With this agreement in place, JCB and CardPay will develop connectivity during Q3’17 and target to go live during Q4’17. JCBI’s acquiring strategy is to aggressively increase its acceptance footprint across the SEPA region by expanding its…

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Zelle P2P Payments Ready to Explode in Q3 – w/30+ Banks & 5+ Processors

More than 86-million U.S. mobile banking consumers will be able to send and receive money through Zelle – a new person-to-person (P2P) payments network from bank-owned Early Warning Services. Zelle allows for funds to be sent from one bank account to another in minutes, using only a recipient’s email address or mobile number. “Send Money…

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Five Factor Framework for Mobile Biometrics Slowly But Surely Evolving

Whether using a fingerprint, an iris scan or a “selfie” to confirm identity, banks see biometric technology as a way to provide greater convenience and security to customers as they use their accounts. But, it’s still early days in mobile biometrics. A new report from Mastercard and the Department of Computer Science at the University of Oxford…

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Visa Steps on the Gas to Accelerate B2B Payments – Inks 5 Partners

Visa rolled-out the Visa Ready Program for Business Solutions, a strategic framework to help technology companies that integrate with Visa’s business-to-business (B2B) payment services and data solutions ensure that they meet Visa’s standards and are market ready. Bora Payment Systems, Bottomline Technologies, CSI globalVCard, MineralTree and Priority Commercial Payments are the first partners to obtain…

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V+MA+AXP+DFS Q1 U.S. Credit+Debit PDV Up 6.5% YOY

Purchase dollar volume (PDV) for the Major 4 networks (Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover) cards (credit + debit) in the U.S. climbed 6.5% year-on-year (YOY) in 1Q/17 hitting $1288 billion. Visa led the way in the first quarter posting nearly a 12% YOY gain for U.S. PDV. The Major 4 collectively posted $1288 billion…

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