Sunday , May 26, 2019


Cash Proves Resilient Even As Regulation to Ban Cashless Stores Builds Steam
A New Survey Casts Doubt on the Idea That Contactless Cards Will Trigger More Mobile Payments
The Acquiring Industry Wonders if BofA and First Data Are Heading To Divorce Court
Fiserv’s First Data Deal Remains on Track Despite Justice Request
Factors Align for Widespread U.S. Contactless Payments Adoption, A Fed Study Suggests

Another Major Deal Could Be on the Horizon As News Emerges of TSYS-Global Payments Talks

A potential merger, joint venture, or partnership may be in the offing for Global Payments Inc. and Total System Services ...
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An Operation Choke Point Settlement and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 5/24/19

The Electronic Transactions Association sent letters to Congress and the Canadian Parliament urging lawmakers to ratify the pending U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade ...
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AT&T Says It’s Now the First Mobile Carrier to Accept Cryptocurrency for Bill Payments

AT&T Communications said on Thursday that starting now it will accept bill payment in cryptocurrency, making it the first mobile ...
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Payday Lenders Settle Operation Choke Point Lawsuit Against Federal Bank Regulators

A five-year-old lawsuit brought by payday lenders against federal banking regulators over the government’s controversial Operation Choke Point ended with ...
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Issuers And Networks Line up for New York’s Contactless Mass-Transit System

There’s nothing like mass transit to inculcate payment habits in consumers, so it’s no surprise the major card brands are ...
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Attacks From Rogue Mobile Apps Jump 300%, and CNP Fraud Continues To Boom, RSA Finds

Fraud attacks involving rogue mobile applications jumped nearly 300% in the first quarter from the preceding quarter, and fraudulent card-not-present ...
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TriMet Adds Apple Wallet Option and other Digital Transactions New briefs from 5/23/19

TriMet, the transit agency for the Portland, Ore., region, said transit riders can now use its Hop Fastpass card in ...
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Having Put out 20 Million Contactless Cards So Far, Chase Tackles New York Mass Transit

Two powerful forces for making contactless cards a routine feature of daily life are acceptance by mass-transit systems and backing ...
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