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Spurning Publicity, Amazon Launches a Mobile Wallet with Modest Features—So Far
Jul. 22, 2014 - By John Stewart Without fanfare, Amazon.com Inc. last week introduced a trial version of its first digital wallet. The free Android app, known as Amazon Wa...

ACI To Expand Its Fraud-Protection Services Menu Through Its Acquisition of ReD
Jul. 21, 2014 - By Jim Daly After beefing up its bill-payment services through two acquisitions in 2013, ACI Worldwide Inc. is now turning its attention to fraud preventio...

Twitter, Facebook Make Payments Moves, But Do They Threaten Payments Firms?
Jul. 18, 2014 - By Jim Daly Twitter Inc. and Facebook Inc. both made moves in the electronic-payments space this week, but analysts question whether the giant social netwo...

Visa Revamps Its Online Wallet, And Gives It a New Name: Visa Checkout
Jul. 17, 2014 - By Kevin Woodward Visa Inc. says its new online payment service, Visa Checkout, should help improve conversion rates for e-commerce retailers by making it ...

PCI Council Puts Trustwave’s Payment-Software Assessment Practice ‘In Remediation’
Jul. 16, 2014 - By Jim Daly The PCI Security Standards Council has placed Trustwave Holdings Inc.’s business of assessing payment-processing software for compliance with...

Digital Transactions’s Jenisch Wins Industry Achievement Award from MidWest Acquirers
Jul. 16, 2014 - By John Stewart Robert A. Jenisch, publisher of Digital Transactions, Digital Transactions News, and Digitaltransactions.net, received th...

Federal Officials Tell Their Side of the Operation Choke Point Story
Jul. 15, 2014 - By Jim Daly They came in for more bashing at a House subcommittee hearing Tuesday, but several federal government officials at least got a chance to give t...

Countering Operation Choke Point, Acquirers Canceled 10,000 Fraudulent Merchants
Jul. 14, 2014 - By Jim Daly Seeking to contrast the merchant-acquiring industry’s actual practices with the impression created by the government’s Operation Choke Point tha...

Deciding to Change the Isis Brand May Be the Easy Part Compared to Doing It
Jul. 8, 2014 - By John Stewart The decision by JVL Ventures LLC to rename its Isis mobile-payments company may have been the easy part. Actually scrapping the brand and repl...

It May Be Late to Faster-Funding Game, But PayPal Boasts Size And Experience Edge
Jul. 8, 2014 - By John Stewart Catching up with rivals, PayPal Inc. on Monday joined a growing list of e-payments providers that are speeding up settle...



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