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Samsung Launches Seven-City Tour Celebrating Samsung Pay - Mobile- Enabling Technologies Payment Service Available Now

Consumers Will Get Special Opportunity to Interact with Samsung Pay – A Simple and Safe Mobile Payment Solution that Works Almost Anywhere You Can Swipe or Tap Your Card NEW YORK (Press Release) – Samsung Electronics America, Inc. announced today a seven city tour to celebrate the launch of Samsung Pay...

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Enabling Technologies

Faster EMV Transactions: J/Speedy v1.3 Contactless EMV Acceptance for JCB Cardholders to Be Enabled by VeriFone First

Global rollout begins with Verifone Asia Pacific clients San Jose, Calif.(Press Release) – Verifone announced approval from JCB Co., Ltd. to support J/Speedy v1.3 —making Verifone’s merchant clients the first to be able to accept this latest version of the contactless EMV payment program used by JCB cardholders. “We are...

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LTP Weekly Podcast #2

This is the weekly podcast from LTP Studio, hosted by the co-founders. Firstly, we are considering a fancier name for this series, so please let us know what you think. We summarize the key stories from the past week, and discuss where we are going next...literally...we will be at Money20/20,...

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The Right Payment Processing Solutions For Midsize Businesses

The merchant payments market in the United States is going through a fast-paced tech-driven change. Today, we can witness mobile, online and social technologies revolutionizing consumers experience and hence, fostering the merchants` demand for innovative products enabling multichannel commerce, big data analytics, enhanced loyalty programs and targeted advertising. Variety of...

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SoFi Raises $1B in Series E Round Led By SoftBank Group

Social Finance Inc. (commonly called SoFi) has raised $1 billion in a Series E funding round led by Japanese media giant SoftBank Group, marking the largest single financing round in the FinTech space to date.  Launched four years ago, SoFi helps graduates of top-tier universities refinance student loans at lower...

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UK-Based Tuition Payment Provider Uni-Pay Acquired by Flywire

Acquisition continues company’s global expansion and solidifies leadership position in second-largest destination for international education Boston, MA and London, UK (Press Release)– Flywire (formerly peerTransfer), the leading provider of global payment solutions for the education industry, today announced it has acquired UK tuition processor Uni-Pay. Uni-Pay offers tuition payment services...

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