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Shazam, Co-Op and CU24 License Visa’s Identifier for EMV Debit Card Transactions
Apr. 16, 2014 - By Jim Daly The Shazam Network on Wednesday reported that it had licensed Visa Inc.’s so-called common application identifier (AID), the third such announceme...

In a Move Aimed at Aggregators And Small Sellers, Visa Tweaks FANF Fees Effective April 2015
Apr. 15, 2014 - By John Stewart Visa Inc. has tweaked its controversial fixed acquirer network fee (FANF), with the changes scheduled to take effect 12 months from n...

With MintChip for Sale, Can Digital Currencies Outlast S&H Green Stamps?
Apr. 8, 2014 - By Jim Daly In the wake of Bitcoin’s continuing problems with price volatility and unstable processors, the future of virtual currencies got even cloudier ove...

NACHA’s New Same-Day Settlement Plan Draws Plenty of Questions From a Curious Crowd
Apr. 8, 2014 - By Jim Daly You might call it the first stop on a long road show looming for automated clearing house network oversight body NACHA’s new proposal for same-day...

In the Wake of Its Effort to Tokenize Card Numbers, The Clearing House Turns to the ACH
Apr. 7, 2014 - By John Stewart The Clearing House Payments Co. LLC, which last summer announced its effort to tokenize payment card numbers, is now mulling a relate...

NACHA Unveils Opt-In Program To Reduce Exceptions in ACH Bill Payments
Apr. 7, 2014 - By Jim Daly In a further escalation of its war on costly bill-payment exceptions, automated clearing house governing body NACHA on Monday announced a new progra...

With Abandonment Soaring, Equifax And Jumio Aim To Ease Mobile Commerce Pain
Apr. 4, 2014 - By Kevin Woodward Consumer affinity for shopping on smart phones and tablets is unlikely to abate any time soon. And that poses a problem for retailers as ...

Exposure to Card Fraud Spikes in 2013 As Shift to EMV Looms, AFP Survey Reports
Apr. 3, 2014 - By John Stewart Some 43% of businesses report they were exposed to card fraud in 2013, a whopping rise of 14 percentage points from 2012...

Banks That Sued Trustwave and Target Have Second Thoughts and Withdraw Lawsuit
Apr. 1, 2014 - By Jim Daly Two banks that sued Target Corp. and data-security services provider Trustwave Holdings Inc. in the wake of Target’s massive data breach have...

Square Market Accepts Bitcoin As Good News/Bad News Pattern Continues for Currency
Mar. 31, 2014 - By John Stewart The up-and-down course Bitcoin has followed in recent months continued on Monday as Square Inc. announced it has started accepting the digi...



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