Blockchain

QSR Payments acceptance, 14 stories from N. America

We recently reviewed the payment systems at 14 leading quick service restaurants (QSRs). Here is a summary of what we observed: 10 have their own online/app checkout systems. 3 of them accept Apple Pay/Google Wallet/ISIS/Other contactless payment system. Only 1 of them has its own checkout system and accepts either of...

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BankTech

Real-Time Payments just got a Billion Dollar Boost in Australia

Four large banks and eight other financial institutions in Australia are planning to build a more efficient network for real-time payments. The target is to make the new network robust enough so that transfers can be made from both mobile devices and fixed computers. With the new network in place, businesses...

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BankTech

Interview with Dave Matter, Head of Product at Marqeta

Q.1) It is being said that the payments and fintech industry has received more attention in the last two years than in the previous ten years. What are your thoughts on that? Dave: Innovation in payments technology is moving at warp speed. Across security, infrastructure, and mobile we see considerable...

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Payments

ACI Worldwide is Expanding its Payments Solutions to New Areas

ACI Worldwide, one of the leading global providers of electronic payment and banking solutions, recently announced that Pennsylvania-based Eastern University has selected the company to power its payment plan and tuition payments across multiple channels. With an enrolment of about 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students, Eastern University wanted a proven...

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Authentication & Security

Gemalto Trusted Service is the Choice for Norway’s First NFC Mobile Payment Service

Gemalto, a leading company in digital security, has announced that its Allynis Trusted Service Hub is enabling the commercial rollout of Valyou. Valyou is Norway's first mobile NFC payment service developed jointly by Telenor, DNB and SpareBank 1. Telenor is Norway's leading mobile operator with three million subscribers in the...

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Payments

Klarna Spending $100M to Expand Payments Solution to U.S.

The Swedish e-commerce company has announced plans to expand to the U.S. market in early 2015. A well-known player in Europe for almost a decade, Klarna delivers a much needed payment solution for online U.S. retailers and consumers alike. To drive U.S. expansion, Klarna has recruited past executives from Alliance...

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Authentication & Security

7 Moves PayPal Made that Shows Who’s The Boss

PayPal is indeed the good old pal helps us pay. PayPal does offer a robust payment system that is device independent, platform independent and technology independent as well. There has been digital disruption causing a dramatic change in the function, purpose and design of the payments channel in just over...

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