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Cyberint Warns About Prime Day Threat Traffic and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 7/12/19

Likening Amazon Prime Day, which takes place July 15-16, to Black Friday and Cyber Monday, threat-detection firm Cyberint warns that so-called threat traffic will run 30% higher than usual in the days leading up to, including, and shortly after Prime Day, in line with the volume experienced during the holiday …

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Amazon Prime Day Starts Monday And Is Shaping up To Be a Payments Bonanza

Amazon Prime Day is set for next week, and by all accounts Amazon.com Inc.’s online and in-store shopping frenzy is likely to be a payments-palooza. The event, which despite its name is set to cover two full days—July 15 and 16—this year, will generate $5.8 billion in sales, with $3.6 …

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Primetime for Amazon Pay

Amazon long ago mastered e-commerce, and now its payments unit is making moves in physical stores and in voice commerce. Will it succeed here as it has online? In the fall of 2009, a certain big company in Seattle launched a service that let consumers authenticate themselves for online purchases …

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Payments That Meet the Needs of Today And Tomorrow

The time has come to stop patching the nation’s outmoded payments system. Here’s a proposal for a modern, open, and secure alternative that leverages the existing rails. As the payments world continues on its evolution to more and more transactions performed via remote means, such as Internet, mobile, pay buttons, …

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Amazon’s New Prime Reload Service Could Crimp Card Issuers in Two Ways

By Peter Lucas @DTPaymentNews With the launch of its Prime Reload rewards service, Amazon.com Inc. has positioned itself to deal a serious blow to bank card issuers’ revenues earned from interchange on Amazon.com purchases, and limit the visibility banks have into their cardholders’ behavior on the e-commerce giant’s Web site. …

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Prepaid’s Day in the Sun

In the United States, prepaid money is the most rapidly growing payment instrument. It is a lifesaver to the unbanked and the underbanked. It is the payment vehicle used in an increasing number of creative arrangements. But it is also the platform of choice for many fraudsters, and it amounts …

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A Brighter Day for Cross-Border Payments

For too long, companies have suffered with substandard service. New firms with new technology are about to change all that for the better, says Karla Friede. Any company that does business with suppliers in different countries knows the pain of making cross-border payments. Domestic supplier payments are difficult enough. Cross-border …

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NACHA: Most Top Financial Institutions Are on Track To Offer Same-Day ACH This Year

Automated clearing house governing body NACHA says nearly all of the nation’s biggest financial institutions plan to originate same-day ACH payments this year. The January-February telephone survey of executives at 22 of the nation’s top 25 ACH originators found that 95%, which works out to all but one of the …

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As Real Time Hits Prime Time, Early Warning And Fiserv Target Bill Payments, Deposits

The Federal Reserve may be shepherding a nationwide effort to bring real-time payments to the United States, but that doesn’t mean payments companies are marking time while that process unfolds. The latest development is Tuesday’s announcement that bank processor Fiserv Inc. will work with risk manager Early Warning Services LLC …

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Digital Wallets Are Pushing up Conversions, Making Them a Prime Target for Acquirers And Gateways

  Digital wallets, especially when used for mobile commerce, are gaining increasing favor among consumers, finds a report from the Adobe Digital Index, a research unit of Adobe Systems Inc., which carries implications for acquirers and payment gateways. In a survey of 400 U.S. consumers, Adobe found that the number …

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