AnywhereCommerce Receives Two More Patents for EMV Payment Technology

AnywhereCommerce, a global provider of mobile commerce technology, has been issued two United States patents for its payment acceptance technology using communication devices. The company is a leader in mPOS technology and has an ever-growing patent portfolio that makes transaction data movement possible across a communications device’s audio jack. With...

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Apriva Partners With Miura Systems to Deliver Additional Functionality to MPOS in the US

Apriva, the leading provider of secure end-to-end wireless transaction and information solutions, has partnered with Miura Systems, a UK-based mPOS platform provider for product integration. Apriva said that the integration will certify Miura’s M010 hardware to Apriva’s AprivaPay Plus mPOS application. AprivaPay Plus is a white-label mPOS application that turns...

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Enabling Technologies

'Analytics and Loyalty - Something Acquirers and Processors Can Turn to Their Advantage'  Says VISA Chief

Bill Gaida, SVP Devices, Platforms and Mobile Operations of Visa said, “The idea of using data analytics technology and skills is something that Visa can turn to their advantage.” The global m-commerce market has nearly reached the $500-billion mark. According to a prediction by eMarketer, 22% of all retail commerce...

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Ixaris Launches €4m OPE Project at PayExpo

Ixaris, a leading innovator in payments technologies, has chosen the week of the UK’s largest payments conference, PayExpo, to announce the initial phase of its €4m Open Payments Ecosystem (OPE) project. The pioneering two year project is financially backed by EU Horizon2020 under the OpenDisruptive Innovation Scheme (ODI). EU Horizon2020...

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Authentication & Security

Citi, Capital One & JPMC Don't Support MasterCard’s Proposal of Paying 11% of Target Breach's Estimated Cost

Probably one of the most infamous payment data breach cases ever was the massive attack on Target stores in 2013 which led to the loss of 110 million payment card numbers and the personal information of over 70 million shoppers. However, Target’s “confident” customers’ accounts haven’t been compromised because the...

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Synchrony Financial Syncs With Apple Pay

Synchrony Financial is pleased to be among the first issuers to offer private label credit cardholders the ability to add their cards to Apple Pay, preserving the value and benefits those cards deliver for an easy, secure and private way to pay. As announced at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference,...

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