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With Momentum From Transit, Contactless Accounts for a Rising Share of Card Payments

With card-based transit payments picking up steam in the United States, a key Mastercard Inc. executive said Thursday that 22% of the network’s physical-world transactions globally were contactless as of the end of 2018. The time to complete a contactless transaction is down to 0.4 seconds, added Ajay Bhalla, president …

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Fiserv Debuts Contactless POS Tech and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 9/6/19

Fiserv Inc. said its First Data unit, together with Visa Inc. and Samsung Electronics, is demonstrating a new software-based point-of-sale technology that allows an everyday mobile device to accept contactless payments from contactless cards or phones or wearables equipped with near-field communication. A pilot of the technology is set for Poland …

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Contactless Gets Another Boost With Mass Transit’s Embrace of Tap-And-Pay in Miami

Is 2019 turning into the year of contactless payment for mass transit? Miami-Dade County announced Wednesday it has started accepting contactless cards and mobile wallets at gates at 23 commuter train stations, with plans to include bus fares later this summer. The move follows New York City’s adoption in May …

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Low Forecast for Contactless Mobile Payments Volume in 2019 and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 8/9/19

451 Research projects that contactless mobile payments will control less than 2% of U.S. retail sales in 2019, owing to lack of a “measurably better value proposition” for mobile payments vs. cards, as well as other factors.Chase Bank, a unit of JPMorgan Chase & Co., has canceled all credit card debt for …

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Mastercard’s Transaction Volume Jumps 18%; Secure Remote Commerce and Contactless Payments Gain

Mastercard Inc. saw strong growth in its core business in the second quarter, a time when the network continued its push for contactless cards and development of the new Secure Remote Commerce system for online payments. Mastercard said it switched 21.4 billion transactions globally in the three months ending June …

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Visa’s Bullish on Contactless And Franchise-Broadening Acquisitions, Cautious on Libra

Visa Inc.’s net income jumped by a third in the quarter ended June 30, a period when the leading payment card network’s global transaction volume rose nearly 12% and the company completed or announced several acquisitions to broaden its franchise. Visa chairman and chief executive Alfred F. Kelly Jr. told …

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