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Multiple Waves of Upgrades Keep ATM ISO Dolphin Debit Busy As Growth Sizzles
Jan. 29, 2015 - By Kevin Woodward The expense of managing multiple upgrades to fleets of ATMs has small banks and credit unions turning to companies lik...

As Apple Closes in on Samsung, the Rivals Get Set to Lock Horns in M-Payments
Jan. 29, 2015 - By John Stewart With Apple Inc.’s record results in the fourth quarter, the computer giant appears to be closing in on long-time rival...

Visa Chief Scharf Holds out Digital Payments As Olive Branch to Fee-Weary Retailers
Jan. 29, 2015 - By John Stewart In the wake of an important Supreme Court decision early last week, Visa Inc.’s chief executive Thursday afternoon sounded a concil...

As M-Commerce Increases, So Too Does Fraud, But Disproportionately: Study
Jan. 27, 2015 - By Kevin Woodward As mobile commerce becomes ever more important to merchants, so too does the number of mobile payments made via apps a...

Observers Applaud Fed’s Payments Plan, But Lament Slow Pace of Progress
Jan. 27, 2015 - By John Stewart Now that the Federal Reserve has released its plan for ...

Apple CEO Pronounces Apple Pay’s ‘First Inning’ a Success, but Gives Few Details
Jan. 27, 2015 - By Jim Daly Apple Inc. chief executive Tim Cook said Tuesday afternoon that Apple’s new Apple Pay mobile-payment service is doing well three months after its launch, but h...

C-Store Chain Wawa Debuts a Mobile Payments And Rewards App
Jan. 26, 2015 - By Kevin Woodward Starbucks Corp. has proven that consumer apps for buying coffee are becoming more popular, and now convenience stores have joined in with...

The Fed Releases Strategies, Plans for Faster Payments, Looks for Industry Participation
Jan. 26, 2015 - By John Stewart and Jim Daly In a blueprint released Monday for a faster and more secure U.S. payments system, the Federal Reserve calle...

Hoping to Avoid ‘Or Else,’ Card Networks and the PCI Council Step Up Compliance Efforts
Jan. 23, 2015 - By Jim Daly The private sector often lives in fear of government regulation, but the payment card industry’s indigenous regulators are piling on new disclosure, monitoring...

Inexperience Plus Product Restrictions Likely Killed Amazon Wallet, Analysts Say
Jan. 23, 2015 - By Kevin Woodward The newness of mobile payments likely was a contributing factor to Amazon.com Inc.’s decision this week to pull the ...

Eye on Earnings: Card Volume Up for AmEx And Discover, But AmEx To Cut Jobs
Jan. 22, 2015 - By Kevin Woodward American Express Co. reported $182.5 billion in U.S. card-billed business in the fourth quarter, up 7.9% from $169.1 b...

Despite Top Court’s Rebuff, Merchants Seek Debit Relief With Fed’s Own Data
Jan. 22, 2015 - By John Stewart The U.S. Supreme Court may have rebuffed merchants seeking to cut debit card transaction costs, but that doesn’t mean they’re entirely out of...



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