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Visa Brings Big Acquirers on Board To Build Momentum for Its New Visa Checkout Service
Aug. 28, 2014 - By Jim Daly Visa Inc. on Wednesday said eight merchant acquirers and e-commerce platform providers will be rolling out the 1-month-old Visa Checkout online...

Effective in 2015, Two New ACH Rules Will Change Returns Threshold, Impose New Fees
Aug. 26, 2014 - By John Stewart The regulatory body for the automated clearing house network on Tuesday unveiled two new network rules that, among other changes, will lowe...

Don’t Expect Apple To Radically Remake Electronic Payments, Researcher Says
Aug. 25, 2014 - By Jim Daly Apple Inc. is expected to release its iPhone 6 next month and, not surprisingly, speculation about the coming smart phone’s features is intense. B...

Consumers Shy Away from Target’s Debit Card in the Wake of the Retailer’s Data Breach
Aug. 20, 2014 - By Jim Daly Target Corp. on Wednesday reported second-quarter financials reflecting its lowered expectations, but the discount retailer’s top brass also...

Eyeing Transaction Dropouts, PayPal Unveils One Touch for Single-Click Mobile Payments
Aug. 19, 2014 - By John Stewart In a move that could significantly boost mobile-payments activity, PayPal Inc. on Tuesday unveiled a single-click paymen...

As Card-Industry Use of Tokens Increases, MasterCard Plans “Digital Enablement” Fees
Aug. 14, 2014 - By Jim Daly MasterCard Inc. is planning new “digital enablement” fees, one for merchant acquirers and the other for card issuers, that will generate re...

Future U.S. EMV Card Shipments Could Garner A Larger Share: Report
Aug. 7, 2014 - By Kevin Woodward Shipments of smart cards capable of payments that adhere to the Europay-MasterCard-Visa (EMV) standard are expected to be six times great...

COMMENTARY: Chip, Signature, And Square—Perfect Together
Aug. 6, 2014 - By Rick Oglesby Rather than jumping to conclusions about the implications of Square Inc.’s decision last week to implement a Europay-MasterCard-Visa (EMV...

Merchant Warehouse Strikes Deal to Integrate PayPal into Its Genius Point-of-sale Platform
Aug. 4, 2014 - By Kevin Woodward Merchant acquirer and payment-technology developer Merchant Warehouse is adding PayPal acceptance to its Genius point-of-sale platform, t...

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...



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