Sionic Mobile Says ION Loyalty is Kicking Serious Butt

Sionic Mobile Says ION Loyalty is Kicking Serious Butt

Atlanta-based Sionic Mobile reports its proprietary, mobile-to-mobile, three-digit checkout process is gaining traction among small business owners. Requiring no new hardware or upfront investment, ION Loyalty provides small business owners with mobile checkouts that are faster, easier and safer than cash or plastic – a preferred alternative to Square, PayPal Here and others – along…

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MC’s X-Border Volume YOY Gain Blows-Out Visa

MC’s X-Border Volume YOY Gain Blows-Out Visa

MasterCard’s cross-border transaction volume, on a currency adjusted basis (FX), exploded in the first quarter (1Q/16) outpacing Visa for the first time by 130 basis points (bps) year-on-year (YOY). Sequentially, quarter-to-quarter (QTQ), MasterCard scored a 540 bps YOY gain, compared to Visa’s 100 bps gain YOY. Cross-border volume refers to payments and cash volume where…

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SIX Payment Services Takes Up OT WISE

SIX Payment Services Takes Up OT WISE

Oberthur Technologies released its supply of White Label Independent Secure EMV (WISE) Solution to SIX Payment Services, one of Europe’s largest card transaction processors and market leader in Switzerland, Austria and Luxembourg, in the framework of the EMVI’16. EMVI’16 new chip specification, on behalf of Swiss debit card issuers, facilitates the transition from contact to…

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FreshBooks Intros First Card Reader for Android

FreshBooks Intros First Card Reader for Android

Toronto-based FreshBooks has introduced the FreshBooks Card Reader for Android. FreshBooks’ first piece of hardware, the card reader helps small business owners accept credit card payments from anywhere using their mobile device. Offering the most up-to-date EMV security technology, the FreshBooks Card Reader provides dual chip-and-swipe capability to protected small business owners from fraudulent transactions.…

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