Kazkommertsbank to Expand Diners Club Acceptance

Kazkommertsbank to Expand Diners Club Acceptance

SC Kazkommertsbank, one of the largest acquirers and credit card issuers in Kazakhstan, is commencing Diners Club card business operations in Kazakhstan. Diners Club International is part of Discover Global Network. Kazkommertsbank will be the exclusive acquirer in Kazakhstan for Diners Club and other cards issued on Discover Global Network, which is made up of…

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Restaurant Operators Dealing with Biggest Technology Shift Since 80s

Restaurant Operators Dealing with Biggest Technology Shift Since 80s

GA-based Agilysys announced availability of The 2016 Smart Decision Guide to Restaurant Management and POS Systems, published by Starfleet Research. Based on exhaustive industry research, the document reveals how food and beverage service operators are looking to next-generation point-of-sale technology to improve efficiency, enhance guest satisfaction and increase revenue. According to the study, today’s restaurant…

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Entrata and Visa Team to Lower Processing Costs for Landlords

Entrata and Visa Team to Lower Processing Costs for Landlords

Entrata inked a strategic alliance with Visa to introduce an improved payment and authorization program to the multifamily industry. The resulting program introduces a lower cost payment method for Visa debit card holders and reduces the number of steps it takes to authorize and process rent payments. Entrata says high, restrictive fees and cumbersome processing…

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Business Owners Frustrated With Excessive Federal Regulations

Business Owners Frustrated With Excessive Federal Regulations

According to new research, 52% of small business owners rank the “cost of health insurance” as a critical problem.  That figure is virtually unchanged from four years ago. Furthermore, all of the top problems for small businesses relate directly to excessive federal regulation and taxation.” The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) released its quadrennial…

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Briefs: UATP; SUPERCOM; HOYOS; and USAT

In Other News: UATP (Affirm); SUPERCOM (Nofshonit); HOYOS (Veridium); and USAT (FreshBrew). UATP – UATP has teamed up with Affirm, an innovative financial services provider, to provide technology that will allow airlines’ customers to purchase airfare in flexible installments, without a credit card. The partnership builds upon UATP’s payment technology platform providing speed to market for…

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Benefits and Challenges of Implementing User Authentication

Benefits and Challenges of Implementing User Authentication

The Electronic Funds Transfer Association (EFTA), which works to advance electronic payments and commerce through responsible federal government relations and member education, released its second white paper on, “User Authentication,” which details the benefits and challenges of utilizing user authentication as a component of an overall security strategy. According to the Department of Commerce, U.S.…

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