Payments

Southeast Asia’s Top E-commerce Sites by Country

Although the internet penetration in much of the Southeast Asian region is significantly lower than other countries that have thriving E-commerce industries, the growth in this technology-enabled sector over the past few years has been phenomenal.  Entrepreneurs have looked to exploit this untapped potential, and have targeted large population bases...

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Authentication & Security

6 Major Updates From the Indian FinTech Space

In recent years, the Indian FinTech industry not only attracted attention from traditional financial institutions and disrupted certain sectors, but also made a significant transformation in consumers’ minds. In this article, we cover the latest updates from the Indian FinTech sector which includes initiatives taken by wallet companies to curb...

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Payments

The Last Flight of Paper Checks

Before 2003, an average of $6bn in paper checks was flown on airlines to their final destinations every day.  In an attempt to do away with this enormous inefficiency, the Check 21 act was signed into law, allowing banks to settle using electronic images instead of sending physical checks. Fraud...

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Enabling Technologies

NRF 2016: 5 Updates From the Payments Space

The NRF is the world’s largest retail trade association which represents discount & department stores, home goods & specialty stores, main-street merchants, grocers, wholesalers, chain restaurants and Internet retailers from the United States and more than 45 countries. The NRF's Annual Convention & EXPO earned the nickname "Retail's BIG Show"...

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Payments

Creditcall & ID TECH to Provide Attended and Unattended EMV Solutions to Developers and Retailers

Creditcall’s EMV SDKs and ID TECH’s readers simplify and speed up EMV Migration New York – [Press Release] – Creditcall, the EMV-ready omni-channel payment gateway and EMV migration specialist, has partnered with ID TECH, a leading manufacturer of point of sale (POS) peripherals, to provide EMV chip-card acceptance to retailers, kiosk...

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Enabling Technologies

Shelfbucks Acquires Bluetooth Smart Platform Company Emmoco

Market leading platform for building mobile connected devices and solutions expands Shelfbucks offerings to retailers and brands AUSTIN, Texas – {Press Release} Shelfbucks Inc., the in-store SmartDisplay™ and SmartShelf™ marketing platform for retail stores and brands, today announced it has finalized the acquisition of Emmoco, the market leading Internet of...

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Payments

Volta Ventures Leads €1 Million Funding Round in Innovative Cash Management Startup Cashforce

Herentals – {Press Release} Today Cashforce announced a €1 million Series A funding round led by Volta Ventures, marking the fund’s fourth investment of 2015. Pamica NV, the investment company of Michel Akkermans, former Chairman and CEO of financial technology company Clear2Pay, is co-investor. Both Volta Ventures and Michel Akkermans...

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Enabling Technologies

Study: New Digital Consumer Research from Contact Solutions Reveals Shift in Customer Engagement Preferences

Recent Data Expose Disconnect Between E-Commerce Experience and Consumer Preferences RESTON, VA [Press Release] – The e-commerce landscape is changing. Today, mobile commerce accounts for nearly one-third (1/3) of all U.S. transactions, creating a demand for enterprises to evolve and accommodate new customer behavior and expectations. Contact Solutions surveyed 1,004 consumers on their...

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Payments

Quisk Partners With Network International to Deploy Innovative Cashless, Cardless & Mobile-Free Payment Method

Advanced solution, led by Dubai Smart Government and developed by Quisk, uses only mobile numbers and secure PIN for transactions Dubai, UAE [Press Release] : Quisk Middle East FZ LLC, a global payments technology company specialising in digitising cash, has signed an agreement with Network International, the leading payment solutions...

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