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With Its McDonald’s Deal, Softcard Gains More Access to Everyday Spend for its NFC Wallet
Oct. 29, 2014 - By Kevin Woodward While Apple Inc.’s Apple Pay mobile wallet has been grabbing the headlines, the telco-controlled Softcard mobile-payments service this ...

Theft of Users’ Email Addresses Overshadows MCX’s Attempt To Blunt ‘Misinformed’ Comment
Oct. 29, 2014 - By Jim Daly and Kevin Woodward Just hours after Merchant Customer Exchange LLC (MCX), the retailer-backed developer of the CurrentC mobi...

MCX Implies Its Ready To Accept General-Purpose Cards, but Questions Remain
Oct. 29, 2014 - By Jim Daly Attempting to do damage control in the wake of an ...

Visa’s Scharf Stresses the Network’s Digital Future, Promises ‘We Will Win’
Oct. 29, 2014 - By John Stewart Stressing new services such as tokenization, online checkout, and mobile payments, Visa Inc. chief executive Charles W. ...

Tech Firms See Opportunity As Remote Capture Leads to Rising Problem of Bad Check Images
Oct. 28, 2014 - By John Stewart For the past decade, image exchange has been one of the undisputed success stories of electronic payments—so much so, ...

Evo Payments Bundles Loyalty, Promotions, and Rewards Into Its New Mobile POS Product
Oct. 28, 2014 - By Kevin Woodward Merchants using the newly released Evo Snap Mobile smart-phone and tablet-based point-of-sale service from Evo Payments International can...

Issuers’ Apple Pay Pact Assigns Remarkable Authority to Card Networks As Well As Apple
Oct. 27, 2014 - By John Stewart Issuers signing up to have their cards included in the Apple Pay wallet may benefit from all the hype Apple Inc. is gene...

Apple Embeds NFC in Its New iPad Air 2, Stirring Speculation About Its Mobile POS Plans
Oct. 24, 2014 - By John Stewart When Apple Inc. officially launched its Apple Pay mobile-payments service on Monday, all eyes were on the new iPhone 6 and 6 P...

Pressure Builds for Faster Payments As The Clearing House Plans for Real-Time Settlement
Oct. 23, 2014 - By John Stewart The effort to bring faster payment settlement to the United States gained momentum this week with an announcement by The...

Would-Be Apple Pay Users Disappointed When Rite Aid Apparently Turns Off NFC
Oct. 23, 2014 - By Jim Daly As a complex new technology-based service, Apple Inc.’s Apple Pay was certain to hit some speed bumps after it debuted Oct...

Eye on E-Commerce: Jumio Debuts M-Commerce Service; Flint Offers Online Payment Service
Oct. 22, 2014 - By Kevin Woodward Two payment-services companies have separately introduced services designed to make it easier for merchants and consumers to engage in e-...

With New Perkwave App, Harbortouch Leverages Apple Pay for a Pay-at-Table Solution
Oct. 20, 2014 - By John Stewart With Apple Inc.’s Apple Pay mobile-payments platform launching Monday, many in the payments business are focused on th...



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