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Having Built Its Own Processing Platform, TransFirst Prepares for a Partial IPO
Jul. 30, 2014 - By Jim Daly The big merchant acquirer TransFirst Inc. gave notice Wednesday that it is planning a partial initial public offering. Hauppaug...

Amazon Dongle Unconfirmed, But E-Commerce Giant Could Rely on Powerful Assets
Jul. 28, 2014 - By John Stewart Amazon.com Inc. on Monday refused to comment on a report that the big online retailer is preparing to launch a mobile ca...

Tokenization Plays the Central Role in Visa’s New Cloud Payment Suite
Jul. 24, 2014 - By Kevin Woodward Visa Inc. moved on Thursday to commercialize mobile payments using cloud-based near-field communication technology with its release of Vi...

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...



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