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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...

Durbin Routing Rules Should Apply to ATMs, ATMIA Urges in Meeting with Fed
Jul. 22, 2014 - By Kevin Woodward The ATM Industry Association met today with members of the Federal Reserve staff to discuss making ATM debit transacti...

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...

Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan’s Deal for First American Underscores Profitability of Merchant Processing
Jul. 21, 2014 - By Kevin Woodward An investment consortium led by the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is buying First American Payment Systems L.P., a Fort Worth, Texas-b...

Another Zero Option: Cloud-based POS Provider Pose Drops Its Software Fee
Jul. 21, 2014 - By Kevin Woodward Pose POS Ltd., a cloud-based point-of-sale system, has changed its pricing model to a free one, at least for the monthly fee. ...

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...

Merchants Face A SNAP Decision on Payment Terminals
Jul. 17, 2014 - By Kevin Woodward Many merchants that accept Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program transactions face an important decision between now and Sept. 21. By...

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...

PayPal Brushes off a ‘Challenging’ Period for Parent eBay, Posting Solid Gains
Jul. 16, 2014 - By John Stewart PayPal Inc. enjoyed a solid quarter of growth despite what eBay Inc. chief executive John Donahoe characterized Wednesday as a “cha...

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...

ISOs And Acquirers Face Myriad Issues Over the Next 12 Months: Survey
Jul. 15, 2014 - By Kevin Woodward Increasing competition, slow growth, and staying abreast of changing technology top the list of issues facing independent sales organizat...

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...

Eye on Management: Leadership Change at the PCI Council; Roam Data’s Paull Leaves
Jul. 10, 2014 - By Jim Daly and John Stewart The PCI Security Standards Council has hired a former MasterCard Inc. executive as its new general manager ...



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