Payments

EMV Myths - Infographic

In only two short months the EMV deadline will be upon us. Many retailers remain confused about the deadline and what it means for their business, as a result there are many myths and misconceptions about the impact the deadline will have. This infographic is aimed at answering three of...

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BankTech

Beware Banks! Chip-And-PIN Technology Not Safe Anymore

A majority of financial institutions and merchants in the US have started using chip-and-PIN technology with a belief that it has a high level of security for everyone, including their customers. However, a recent investigation by Damage Control S.A. in Mexico questioned the security of chip-and-PIN technology in card readers....

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Payments

TSYS Executives Discuss Women’s Impact in Payments Industry

Research, preferences and attitudes all addressed at Women in Payments Symposium TSYS announced that Sarah Hartman, senior director of Consumer Payment Solutions, and Christina Hall, director of business development for Commercial Services, will speak at today’s annual Women in Payments® Symposium in Atlanta. Hartman will co-present along with Patricia Hewitt, vice president and...

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Enabling Technologies

Optimizing the Innovation Curve – Primary Goal for MasterCard Open API, Says Dan Martin, VP of MasterCard Open API

The MasterCard Developer Zone provides the developer community with dozens of APIs encouraging them to develop innovative e-commerce and mobile payment applications. MasterCard is also currently running its global hackathon series “Masters of Code.” The series was initially planned for 10 cities: Sydney, Hong Kong, Singapore, Sao Paulo, Tel Aviv,...

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Payments

ePlumbing Is What We Need to Build for a Truly Cashless Society

There are several enabling components that are required across all personalized transactions, whether they are for finance, retail, health, education or government. The components that should be considered by corporates and governments while developing a payments infrastructure are: The ability to aggregate disparate domains Allow transaction over all channels and...

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Enabling Technologies

Stripe Now Supports China's Most Popular Online Payment Method, Adds 500 Million New Customers to Its Portfolio

Stripe, a California-based online payments company, has recently announced its support for Alipay, China’s largest payment processor for checking out. Stripe users can sell to 500 million new customers by accepting payments through Alipay. Stripe is headquartered in San Francisco and has over 210 employees working for the company. It...

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Authentication & Security

Mobile Payment Strategy—the Next Stage for FIs and Credit Unions, Says a 2014 Survey of FIs in Five Federal Reserve Districts

The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston had recently published a report based on the survey on mobile banking and payments practices followed by banks and credit unions in five Federal Reserve Districts: Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, Minneapolis, and Richmond. The survey was conducted in the third quarter of 2014 with the...

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