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Eye on Mobile: Mobile Devices Becoming More of a Retailer Ally in Authenticating Online Consumers
March 27, 2015 - By Kevin Woodward Smart phones may become a strong ally to fraud-plagued e-commerce merchants in helping to verify the location and identity of an online s...
Eye on Risk: CyberSource Offers ‘What-If’ Tool; How Mobile Affects Fraud
March 26, 2015 - By Kevin Woodward Merchants face relentless and ever-changing attempts to make fraudulent online transactions, but measuring the effectiveness of rules in place to counter t...
Acculynk’s Mobile Update Brings PIN Authentication to Online EMV Purchases
March 26, 2015 - By Kevin Woodward Merchants looking for a way to secure e-commerce and mobile-commerce transactions made with credit and debit cards have a new option with the debut of an u...
COMMENTARY: Banks Are Responsible for Weak Authentication in Apple Pay Fraud
March 25, 2015 - By Bob Graham Apple Inc.’s Apple Pay mobile-payment system has taken some hits over rumors of rampant fraud. According to some reports, Apple Pay fraud is 60% higher than ...
ShopKeep Buys Long-Time ISO Partner Payment Revolution To Offer Integrated Payments
March 25, 2015 - By Jim Daly ShopKeep.com Inc., a provider of tablet-based point-of-sale technology, on Wednesday announced the formation of a new payments division built around its long-tim...
An AmEx Appeal Likely as Network, DoJ Still Far Apart on Anti-Steering Rules
March 24, 2015 - By Jim Daly American Express Co. and the U.S. Department of Justice submitted proposals Monday for rules changes conforming to a federal judge’s ruling that AmEx’s curre...
Optimal Buys Skrill for $1.2 Billion, Eyes Gaming Opportunities
March 23, 2015 - By Kevin Woodward Online-payments provider Skrill Group has a new owner. United Kingdom-based ...
EMV May Crush POS Fraud, But Will Losses Online More Than Offset That Gain?
March 23, 2015 - By John Stewart The U.S. payments industry is counting on EMV chip cards to eliminate much if not all of the counterfeit and lost-and-st...
Square Unveils Debit-Based Square Cash for Businesses, and ‘$Cashtags’
March 23, 2015 - By Jim Daly Square Inc. on Monday introduced a business-oriented version of its Square Cash person-to-person payments service aimed at d...
Analyst: Target Settlement Signals a Change in How the Courts View Data Breaches
March 20, 2015 - By Jim Daly Target Corp.’s ...
Plenti Offers Cross-Merchant Rewards—But Will Consumers Use It?
March 19, 2015 - By Kevin Woodward When the Plenti loyalty program—announced Wednesday by ...
Target To Pay $10 Million To Settle Data-Breach Consumer Class Action
March 19, 2015 - By Jim Daly Lawyers for Target Corp. and consumers affected by the big discount retailer’s 2013 data breach were scheduled to meet in ...
With 92% Backing, NACHA’s Same-Day Proposal Will Go to Ballot Within Weeks
March 18, 2015 - By John Stewart A proposal to speed up processing on the automated clearing house network from next-day to same-day settlement will go to a ballot am...
The clearXcxhange P2P Payment Service Adds U.S. Bank As An Owner And User
March 17, 2015 - By Kevin Woodward Person-to-person payment company clearXchange has a fifth owner. ...
Pot Payments Piteously Poor in an Otherwise Smokin’ Industry
March 17, 2015 - By Jim Daly Legal U.S. marijuana sales grew 74% to $2.7 billion in 2014 from $1.5 billion the year before, but you wouldn’t know it by...
As P2P’s Popularity Shoots Upward, Facebook Enters the Game With Messenger
March 17, 2015 - By John Stewart The viral popularity of peer-to-peer payments among younger consumers hasn’t gone unnoticed at the massive social networks that ser...
With Small Merchants Lagging, Visa Embarks on EMV Education Tour to Hit Basics
March 16, 2015 - By Kevin Woodward As the U.S. payment card industry migrates to EMV chip cards, there’s one group to which the payments industry needs...
Eye on ATMs: BMO Harris Bank’s New Cardless App; Diebold Buys Software Maker
March 16, 2015 - By Jim Daly Chicago-based BMO Harris Bank on Monday unveiled a mobile app for cardless ATM cash withdrawals and claimed it has the natio...
After Just 10 Months, Square Shuts Down Order, the Successor to Square Wallet
March 16, 2015 - By John Stewart Payments observers have known for some time that not all companies introducing mobile wallets have met with success, but...
Intuit Extends POS, E-Commerce Reach for QBO With Shopify, Bigcommerce Deals
March 13, 2015 - By John Stewart Intuit Inc., which markets the highly popular QuickBooks accounting product for small businesses, continues to reinforce...

Digital Transactions March 2015

Less Static for NFC
Diverging Views of Big Merchants...
Boomtown Banks on a Boom in Call...
Bill Pay: Paper in, Digital Paym...
The ACH Adds Some Octane to a Re...
Prepaid: A New Currency in Disgu...
Why Payments Are Crucial
Getting Merchants to Click
The Other Chip Card Conversion
Flush With Cash
Prepaid’s Legal Headache
Agent Compensation In an Age of ...
Minimizing Your Data Footprint
In Confronting Cyberattacks, Pre...
Digital Transactions February 2015

At Last, Finality on Durbin
Data Breaches Show Worrisome Gro...
Can EMVCo Rescue 3D Secure?
With Same-Day Clearing in Pros...
Restaurateurs Order up Omnichannel
Resignation And Retreat
Five Tests for Innovation
Elevated Acquiring Risk in the E...
A Contact Sport
Silicon Valley’s Payments Fever
Changes to PCI 3.0: Are You Re...
Bitcoin’s Achilles’ Heel: Ma...
Digital Transactions January 2015

Too Soon To Say Bitcoin And Appl...
How To Cash in on Mobile P2P?
NACHA Moves on Same-Day ACH...
...But Will Those Pesky Checks S...
A Reset for Bitcoin
What 2015 Will Bring
The Complicated World of Integra...
Bitcoin Leaves the Station
A Quickening Pulse
The CFPB’s New Prepaid Rule: T...
Digital Transactions December 2014

The Apple Pay of Its Day
Will Merchants Get the Poynt?
Online Fraud Will Rise, But Don'...
Where the Chargebacks Are
Visa’s New Year’s Resolution
Consumers Warm up to Wallets
It’s Time to Declare War
How Apple Pay Gets It Right
Apple Pay: What’s in It for Ac...
A New Age for Growth Capital
The Tug of War Over Tokenization
Say Hello to the 21st-Century Re...
Getting From Here to EMV
Digital Transactions November 2014

Don’t Write off POS Terminals ...
Do Small Businesses Plus Mobile ...
BofA Takes the EMV Lead With D...
ATM And Overdraft Fees Set Rec...
A Post-PayPal eBay Can Stock up ...
How About Apple eCash Pay?
Doing mPOS Strategically
POS Terminals Have a Future, And...
Behind the Acquirers’ M&A Spree
The 10 Most Pressing Issues in E...
Should They Stay Or Should They ...
Here Come the Bitcoin ATMs
Why It’s Different With Apple ...
Digital Transactions October 2014

The Gimlet Eye: NFC’s Day in t...
Chip Cards Mean Cash for VeriFone
Braintree Likes Bitcoin Now, W...
Apple Swamps Twitter’s Buy But...
Prepaid for the Masses—of Bank...
The Cure for Merchant Breaches
Acquiring: How To Fight Margin C...
Cover Story: Can Apple Save Mobi...
Strategies: What We Can Learn fr...
Endpoint: Don’t Leave These Am...
Digital Transactions September 2014

The Gimlet Eye
Trends & Tactics
Security Notes: No Sweat, My Rob...
Payments 3.0: Where is the ACH G...
Acquiring: How Acquirers Are Tot...
Cover Story: Is it Still Hip to ...
Security: Unintended But Predict...
Endpoint: The Networks’ Sign...
Digital Transactions August 2014
Digital Transactions July 2014

The Gimlet Eye: Five Truths Abou...
Trends & Tactics
Security Notes: Time To Bone up ...
Acquiring: Transit’s New Payme...
M-Commerce: For Billers, Mobile ...
Cover Story: I Want You For EMV
Security: Locking Down the Smart...
Endpoint: Not All Mobile-Payment...
Digital Transactions June 2014

The Gimlet Eye: The Missing Link...
Trends & Tactics
Security Notes: Lessons from Hea...
Acquiring: Congress Sees a Need ...
Cover Story: NFC’s Cloudburst
Endpoint: Leading the Industry t...
Digital Transactions May 2014

The Gimlet Eye: The Next Chapter...
Trends & Tactics
Security Notes: Taming Bitcoin...
Acquiring: Doubling Down on Gamb...
Cover Story: Annual Field Guide ...
Endpoint: The Real Reason Consum...
Digital Transactions April 2014

The Gimlet Eye: Data Security...
Trends & Tactics
Security Notes: Digital Cash, R...
Acquiring: How Merchant Aggregat...
Acquiring: A Smoky Incongruity
Cover Story: The Googleization ...
Opinion & Analysis: The Furious ...
Components: A Dongle Do-over
Endpoint: Why PCI Is Winning
Digital Transactions March 2014

The Gimlet Eye: Questions, Quest...
Trends & Tactics
Security Notes: Security Newton,...
Acquiring: The Tech Touch—And ...
Components: April Fools?
Cover Story: Prepaid’s Big Mak...
Security: Buyer Beware
Endpoint: The Sorrows of Young B...
Digital Transactions February 2014

The Gimlet Eye: How To Make Rea...
Trends & Tactics
Security Notes: Lessons from Ta...
Acquiring: Hailing Payments
Networks: Transaction Transporte...
Cover Story: Bitcoin’s Bid For...
Components: EMV: Has Its Day Come?
E-Commerce: Better Transaction R...
Endpoint: To NFC Or Not To NFC? ...
Digital Transactions January 2014

The Gimlet Eye: The Next 10 Years
Trends & Tactics
Security Notes: Digital Cash And...
Acquiring: In Your Face
Opinion & Analysis: The Time Is ...
Cover Story: Digital Transaction...
Endpoint: Better Get Moving on I...
Digital Transactions December 2013

The Gimlet Eye: The Nasty Sound ...
Trends & Tactics: Feeling Insecu...
Security Notes: Health Care: The...
Acquiring: The Baby And the Bath...
E-Commerce: Amazon Muscles up in...
Cover Story: Targeting the Tradi...
Security: Changing the ‘Checkb...
Endpoint: Getting Over Visa Envy
Digital Transactions November 2013

The Gimlet Eye: Glimmers of Hop...
Trends & Tactics
Edward Snowden’s Valuable Lesson
Acquiring: The Zero Option
Security: Peace of Mind: Is It W...
Card Makers Look To Fill Their E...
Cover Story: The 10 Most Pressin...
Endpoint: Transformational, Not ...
Digital Transactions October 2013

The Gimlet Eye: Acquirers’ App...
Trends & Tactics
Security Notes: Get Ready for Al...
Acquiring: Europe’s Card-Fee C...
Strategies: It’s Time for Mobi...
Cover Story: States’ Rights
Opinion & Analysis: Why Have Bi...
Security: Dealing with Dupes
Endpoint: What Acquirers Need To...
Digital Transactions September 2013

The Gimlet Eye: Here Comes the J...
Trends & Tactics
Security Notes: Digital Currency...
Acquiring: ISOs Enter the Age of...
Strategies: How AmEx’s Bluebir...
Security: Are Small Merchants Fi...
Cover Story: Wall Street Pulls t...
Networks: Once Again, with Feel...
Networks: UnionPay’s Play for...
Components: Ticket Sales Get Pum...
Endpoint: Why the Risk of Mobile...
Digital Transactions August 2013

Eye on Mobile: Mobile Devices Becoming More of a Retailer Ally in Authenticating Online Consumers
March 27, 2015 - By Kevin Woodward Smart phones may become a strong ally to fraud-plagued e-commerce merchants in helping to verify the location and identity of an online s...
Eye on Risk: CyberSource Offers ‘What-If’ Tool; How Mobile Affects Fraud
March 26, 2015 - By Kevin Woodward Merchants face relentless and ever-changing attempts to make fraudulent online transactions, but measuring the effectiveness of rules in place to counter t...
Acculynk’s Mobile Update Brings PIN Authentication to Online EMV Purchases
March 26, 2015 - By Kevin Woodward Merchants looking for a way to secure e-commerce and mobile-commerce transactions made with credit and debit cards have a new option with the debut of an u...
COMMENTARY: Banks Are Responsible for Weak Authentication in Apple Pay Fraud
March 25, 2015 - By Bob Graham Apple Inc.’s Apple Pay mobile-payment system has taken some hits over rumors of rampant fraud. According to some reports, Apple Pay fraud is 60% higher than ...
ShopKeep Buys Long-Time ISO Partner Payment Revolution To Offer Integrated Payments
March 25, 2015 - By Jim Daly ShopKeep.com Inc., a provider of tablet-based point-of-sale technology, on Wednesday announced the formation of a new payments division built around its long-tim...
An AmEx Appeal Likely as Network, DoJ Still Far Apart on Anti-Steering Rules
March 24, 2015 - By Jim Daly American Express Co. and the U.S. Department of Justice submitted proposals Monday for rules changes conforming to a federal judge’s ruling that AmEx’s curre...
Optimal Buys Skrill for $1.2 Billion, Eyes Gaming Opportunities
March 23, 2015 - By Kevin Woodward Online-payments provider Skrill Group has a new owner. United Kingdom-based ...
EMV May Crush POS Fraud, But Will Losses Online More Than Offset That Gain?
March 23, 2015 - By John Stewart The U.S. payments industry is counting on EMV chip cards to eliminate much if not all of the counterfeit and lost-and-st...
Square Unveils Debit-Based Square Cash for Businesses, and ‘$Cashtags’
March 23, 2015 - By Jim Daly Square Inc. on Monday introduced a business-oriented version of its Square Cash person-to-person payments service aimed at d...
Analyst: Target Settlement Signals a Change in How the Courts View Data Breaches
March 20, 2015 - By Jim Daly Target Corp.’s ...
Plenti Offers Cross-Merchant Rewards—But Will Consumers Use It?
March 19, 2015 - By Kevin Woodward When the Plenti loyalty program—announced Wednesday by ...
Target To Pay $10 Million To Settle Data-Breach Consumer Class Action
March 19, 2015 - By Jim Daly Lawyers for Target Corp. and consumers affected by the big discount retailer’s 2013 data breach were scheduled to meet in ...
With 92% Backing, NACHA’s Same-Day Proposal Will Go to Ballot Within Weeks
March 18, 2015 - By John Stewart A proposal to speed up processing on the automated clearing house network from next-day to same-day settlement will go to a ballot am...
The clearXcxhange P2P Payment Service Adds U.S. Bank As An Owner And User
March 17, 2015 - By Kevin Woodward Person-to-person payment company clearXchange has a fifth owner. ...
Pot Payments Piteously Poor in an Otherwise Smokin’ Industry
March 17, 2015 - By Jim Daly Legal U.S. marijuana sales grew 74% to $2.7 billion in 2014 from $1.5 billion the year before, but you wouldn’t know it by...
As P2P’s Popularity Shoots Upward, Facebook Enters the Game With Messenger
March 17, 2015 - By John Stewart The viral popularity of peer-to-peer payments among younger consumers hasn’t gone unnoticed at the massive social networks that ser...
With Small Merchants Lagging, Visa Embarks on EMV Education Tour to Hit Basics
March 16, 2015 - By Kevin Woodward As the U.S. payment card industry migrates to EMV chip cards, there’s one group to which the payments industry needs...
Eye on ATMs: BMO Harris Bank’s New Cardless App; Diebold Buys Software Maker
March 16, 2015 - By Jim Daly Chicago-based BMO Harris Bank on Monday unveiled a mobile app for cardless ATM cash withdrawals and claimed it has the natio...
After Just 10 Months, Square Shuts Down Order, the Successor to Square Wallet
March 16, 2015 - By John Stewart Payments observers have known for some time that not all companies introducing mobile wallets have met with success, but...
Intuit Extends POS, E-Commerce Reach for QBO With Shopify, Bigcommerce Deals
March 13, 2015 - By John Stewart Intuit Inc., which markets the highly popular QuickBooks accounting product for small businesses, continues to reinforce...

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