Payments

Sign2Pay- An Innovator in the Mobile Commerce Checkout Space

This year’s Innovation Award winner at the Merchant Payment Ecosystem Conference (MPE), Sign2Pay, allows people to buy online in the most secure way possible by authenticating payments on touchscreen devices with their signatures. Sign2Pay won this year’s Innovation Award at the MPE Conference with votes from 600 payments experts and...

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BankTech

Ripple Technology to Power Money Transfers Among Commonwealth Bank's Subsidiaries

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) is poised to adopt Ripple technology to enable money transfers among its subsidiaries. Ripple technology basically involves a peer-to-peer distributed payments network that supports cryptocurrency besides traditional currencies. The Ripple network has been developed in accordance with an open-source Internet protocol called “Ripple Transaction...

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BankTech

In the US, Credit Cards Are Not Doing that Bad Compared to Debit Cards

Credit cards have still not lost their significance in the US. The new revolution in the payments technology space—like Apple Pay, digital wallets, mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) and other contactless payments methods—has however increased the convenience of people using cards in their day-to-day life. Though there are other payment methods like...

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Payments

Exclusive Interview with the CEOs of CARD.com and Arroweye

We did an exclusive interview with CEO of CARD.com Ben Katz, and CEO of Arroweye Render Dahiya. Recently CARD.com and Arroweye collaborated on dynamically incorporating consumer-centric preferences. The hyper customization witnessed in CARD.com is enabled via Arroweye’s CustomerConnect solution and digital on-demand printing. CARD.com is known for its online prepaid...

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Enabling Technologies

Facebook Messenger Payments Gets Spiffy Updates

This year in March, Facebook had launched a P2P payments system built entirely around the Messenger platform. Facebook’s P2P payments begins as a conversation within the Messenger app. Then, with the press of the new “$” icon and the entry of an amount, one can send money that will arrive...

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Payments

Target CEO Praises Apple Pay, Plans to Integrate Soon

Target CEO Brian Cornell confirmed at the Code Conference in Palos Verdes, California that the company plans to offer in-store support for Apple Pay but the company is first focusing on implementation of chip and PIN payments systems. Though Target was the first retailer to adopt Apple for in-app purchases,...

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Payments

Mobile Payments Evolve in South Africa With Beacon-Based Payments

Mobile payments technology is evolving at a faster pace with the introduction of payment apps, wallets in smartphones backed by NFC and other technologies. Developers and innovators are trying different ways to make payments frictionless and core banks are joining hands with technology providers to bring good payment experiences. One...

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