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Looking To Expand Beyond Digital Markets, Boku Gets a Read on Magazine Subscriptions
Aug. 28, 2014 - By John Stewart Ever since the carrier-billing model for mobile payments found a foothold in the digital-goods market several years ago, processors h...

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...

Citi Scores a Digital-Wallet First for U.S. Banks, But Will Consumers Care?
Aug. 26, 2014 - By Jim Daly Citigroup Inc. claims to have become the first global bank to introduce its own branded wallet in the U.S. The questio...

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...

Visa’s Test Results: Record Peak Volume And Expected Smooth Sailing for Tokens
Aug. 25, 2014 - By John Stewart Visa Inc. can now process a peak volume of 56,000 messages per second—a record high—and foresees no glitches resulting from a new card-...

Mobile, POS Payments-Tech M&A Drives Overall Tech Deals to New Global Highs
Aug. 21, 2014 - By John Stewart Deals for financial and payments technology companies drove worldwide merger-a...

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...

Eye on Litigation: Mitek-USAA Trial Looms; Retailers Appeal to Supreme Court
Aug. 19, 2014 - By Jim Daly The spat between Mitek Systems Inc. and USAA Federal Savings Bank over remote deposit capture software is set for trial Sept. 8, but the trial ...

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...

Square Attempts to Quell Some of Amazon’s Thunder With Post Dispelling ‘Myths’
Aug. 18, 2014 - By Kevin Woodward In a recent blog post, Square Inc. is attempting to counter some of the attention foisted on Amazon.com Inc. after the announcement last ...

COMMENTARY: Amazon, Square, Groupon, and the Death of mPOS
Aug. 15, 2014 - By Rick Oglesby This week, Amazon launched Amazon Local Register, the mobile POS (mPOS) solution that may well kill mPOS solutions. That’s not to say that they wo...



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