UnionPay & Russia’s NSPK to Issue MIR Debit Cards

UnionPay & Russia’s NSPK to Issue MIR Debit Cards

UnionPay International and NSPK signed an agreement in Shanghai to jointly promote the participating banks of NSPK to issue UnionPay-MIR debit cards so as to provide new payment options for the local residents’ daily life and global travels, and to better support Sino-Russian communication. NSPK, established by Central Bank of Russian Federation in 2014, is…

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While Ready - Consumer Embrace of Biometrics is Cautious

While Ready – Consumer Embrace of Biometrics is Cautious

Securing card and mobile wallet transactions while meeting customer’s demands for streamlined experiences requires a variety of solutions that reach beyond what happens at the payment terminal. Today Javelin Strategy & Research released The Future of Cardholder Verification Methods: Beyond Chip and Signature, which explores an array of authentication solutions for point-of-sale incorporating rich customer…

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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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