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COMMENTARY: Can the Payments Industry Meet the Challenge of Digital Commerce?
May 22, 2017 - By Laura Townsend The payments industry is going to have to make some changes to ensure the long-term success of digital consumer-to-bus...
Bitcoin at $2,000: The Digital Currency’s Heady Ascent Obscures Its Payment Function
May 22, 2017 - By John Stewart @DTPaymentNews Like it or not, Bitcoin has momentum behind it. On ...
Parking Kitty Debuts in Portland and other Digital Transactions News briefs
May 22, 2017 - • Universal Secure Registry LLC, a developer of computer-security and mobile-payment services, alleges in a federal lawsuit that ...
Visa Gets a Lot of Likes, But the Card Brands as a Group Don’t Get Much Love
May 19, 2017 - By Jim Daly@DTPaymentNews Consumers may like the leading payment brands, especially...
Cayan’s New Card Reader Targets Software Developers And Vendors
May 19, 2017 - By Kevin Woodward@DTPaymentNews Cayan’s new Genius Mini card re...
Congressman Speaks Up on Durbin Amendment and other Digital Transactions News briefs
May 19, 2017 - • U.S. Rep. Ted Budd, R-N.C., a former retailer, delivered a speech in the House of Representatives in favor of re...
Android Pay Makes a Deal With First Data’s Clover And Extends One With PayPal
May 18, 2017 - By John Stewart @DTPaymentNews Recruiting massive processor First Data Corp. and e...
North American Bancard Buys Total Merchant Services As Acquirer Consolidation Continues
May 18, 2017 - By Kevin Woodward@DTPaymentNews Two powerhouse independent sales ...
Clearent Offering Quick Chip Technology and other Digital Transactions News briefs
May 18, 2017 - • Processor ...
Square Lays out Its Strategy for Growth at an Upbeat Investor Day Presentation
May 17, 2017 - By Kevin Woodward@DTPaymentNews Square Inc. outlined its growth ...
Cash Flow Woes Imperil Some Merchants and other Digital Transactions News briefs
May 17, 2017 - • An increasing number of small-business owners have a positive outlook on the economy and on their own prospects, according to a survey from ...
COMMENTARY: Build a Better Shopping Experience With Digital Layers
May 16, 2017 - By Amitaabh Malhotra Remember the Pokémon GO craze? The game was a ...
Masterpass Books Expedia and other Digital Transactions News briefs
May 16, 2017 - • Mobile-payments provider ...
MoneyGram Shareholders Give a Thumbs-Up to Ant Financial’s Buyout Offer
May 16, 2017 - By Jim Daly @DTPaymentNews Shareholders of MoneyGram International Inc. voted overwhelmingly in favor of A...
Why Alipay Is So Intent on ‘Ubiquity’ in North American Merchant Acceptance
May 15, 2017 - By John Stewart @DTPaymentNews When it comes to establishing merchant acceptance in North America, Al...
ISO Acquisition Boosts Merchant Acquirer JetPay’s Revenues
May 15, 2017 - By Jim Daly@DTPaymentNews Thanks in part to its acquisition of a Florida independent...
The Pays Users To Surpass 150 Million by the End of 2017, Predicts a Juniper Report
May 15, 2017 - By Kevin Woodward@DTPaymentNews The number of consumers using at least one of the major third-party mobile-payment ser...
EVO Makes Another Acquisition and other Digital Transactions News briefs
May 15, 2017 - • ...
CardFree Charges That Rival LevelUp Fraudulently Accessed Its Order-Ahead Service
May 15, 2017 - By John Stewart @DTPaymentNews It could be taken as a sign of how competitive the ...
For Payments Players, Not Much Cause for Optimism in the Age of Trump, Analysts Warn
May 12, 2017 - By John Stewart @DTPaymentNews While much of the corporate world has high hopes for ...

Digital Transactions May 2017

Ninth Annual Field Guide to Alte...
Surcharging Ahead
Why the Secret Sauce Isn’t So ...
Nonstop Upgrades
Chip Cards Aren’t on the Menu
Why Big Banks Shouldn’t Own th...
EMV in the United States: A Post...
The Top-Heavy Acquiring Industry
Slow on the Uptake for Faster Pa...
The IoT Challenge: Securing Devi...
Chuck Your Password
Should Fintech Be Regulated?
Digital Transactions April 2017

Nearing the Finish Line
The Battle of the Contactless ...
Mobile Payments Or EMV?
Account Takeover: Just a Phone ...
What To Do With the CFPB?
Why ID Theft Must Be Defeated
Faster Payments: Are We There Yet?
An Incentive for Wallet Provider...
The Risky World of Payments Gets...
Now There’s an API for Same-Da...
Americans Have Yet To Connect Wi...
Merchants Take Another Look at D...
Digital Transactions March 2017

Mobilizing the Store Card
A Remedy for Attrition Headaches
What Comes After 15 Minutes of ...
Circling the Payments Industry
Look Who’s Going for Network E...
A Divided Front Over Durbin
Prepaid’s Day in the Sun
Can We Predict Successful Innova...
A Payments Divide Over Dumping D...
How Ant Financial Is Laying the ...
Banks’ Upbeat Report on Same-D...
Biller Sites Are Running the Tab...
Spoofed IDs Help Darken the Secu...
Digital Transactions February 2017

The Contest Over P2P
Going Down?
The Time Value of Money
The Great EMV Hangover
Why App Stores Have Come to the ...
The Next Generation in Payments ...
Want Bitcoin? Call Your Broker
Hacking 2.0
Decision Time Regarding APIs
A Higher Gear for Dashboard Comm...
Remote Fraud Set To Dethrone Cou...
Notes on Loyalty: Apple Pay, USA...
Do Surcharge Bans Suppress Free ...
Digital Transactions January 2017

The Age of Bots
The Big Payoff in Big Data
Interesting Times
A Cultivated Palate for POS
What the Age of Trump Means for ...
Interesting Times, Indeed
Innovation And Regulation
Next Up: Cognitive Payments
Catching the Faster-Payments Wav...
Why Visa And Mastercard Are Play...
Not So Ready After All
Debit Costs Drop, But the Durbin...
Image Exchange Leader ECCHO Expl...
Digital Transactions December 2016

How Fragile?
Finding the Right Word
Visa’s QIR Mandate: Don’t As...
Who’s Afraid of Amazon?
The New Battle: Surcharge Fraud
Subscription Payment Is the Futu...
Open Platforms And the IoT
Digital Money And the IoT
Year End Round-Up
Routing Wars Draw in the Fed And...
Want To Work With an ISV? Plenty...
Mobile POS Is Growing Fast, But ...
A New, Improved 3-D Secure Debuts
Why Holiday Gift Card Loads Will...
Card Controls Gain Usage As More...
Digital Transactions November 2016

10th annual: The 10 Most Pressin...
Simple Yet Complex
Assessing a Decade of PCI
The Parallel Universe in Faster ...
Mobile-Wallet Roundup: Action An...
Why Semi-Integrated Solutions Ar...
A Celebration of Randomness
Doing Payments Strategy Anew
A Way Forward?
A Ponderous Prepaid Rule From th...
Kohl’s Pay: A Marriage of Paym...
Only One Direction for ATM Fees:...
A Year Later, Most Consumers Are...
Machine Learning Gets Hot, While...
Digital Transactions October 2016

How Ready Are They?
The Ever-Growing Pressure to Fin...
Ditch That Terminal, Grab a Plat...
Beyond the Coffee Plantation
The Durbin Amendment And the Fut...
Stockpile’s Moment of Truth
Millennial Money: If You Want It...
Is Same-Day Fast Enough?
Ransomware’s Perfect Storm
A Case of EMV Blues for the Term...
Will Zelle Be the Belle of the P...
NACHA Wants Banks to Know More A...
As Hackers Press Their Attack, C...
The PCI Council’s Beefed-Up Ru...
Digital Transactions September 2016

Routing Wars
Credit Card Interchange Is Back ...
Why Payments M&A Won’t Cool off
The Password Is Passé
What’s the Matter With Wallets?
The Real Lesson of EMV
Time to Get Past Passwords
Next up: the Money of Things
Payments: The Long View
EMV’s Chargeback Toll: $5.8 Bi...
Behind the Rise in Debit Fraud
Could Quick Chip Tech Mean More ...
CVS’s Rx for Mobile Wallets: L...
Digital Transactions August 2016

Your Guide to Keeping up With Ch...
Digital Transactions July 2016

Masterpiece or Showpiece?
Triumph And Challenge at the ETA
Debit Diversification
Securing the Future of 3-D Secure
MCX, Softcard, And the Conundrum...
The Networks’ Signature Moment
Cyber Passport: The Technology
Notes From a Payments Veteran
Now Retailers Are Battling Honor...
Will Wal-Mart Give Visa the Boot...
Certification Delays Crash VeriF...
Durbin Spars With Visa And Maste...
Digital Transactions June 2016

Payments up Your Sleeve
Risky Business
Gravitational Pull
Loyalty And Fraud: How To Keep O...
Here Come the Developers
A Brighter Day for Cross-Border ...
It’s Time for Cyber Passports
Being Strategic About Payments
Durbin Redux
Wal-Mart’s Visa Suit Uncorks a...
Why a Bitcoin Processor Is Offer...
Online Merchants Are Beating Fra...
Putting Gift Cards on a Short Le...
It’s Confirmed: More Fraudster...
Digital Transactions May 2016

8th Annual Field Guide to Altern...
Extreme Merchant Vexation
Democratizing Money
What Has Durbin Done?
Interchange...Again
The ‘Pays:’ Usage Remains a ...
Same-Day ACH Talk Turning Into A...
After Years of Retreat, Payments...
For Startups, Funding Deals Aple...
Refining Asymmetric Encryption
New Payments Pros And Cons
Digital Transactions April 2016

A Rude Awakening
A New Norm
Near Field of Dreams
Look, Ma, No Card! How Cardless ...
Enlisting Resellers in the Secur...
What’s in Your Mobile Wallet? ...
Omni-Channel, Semi-Integrated, a...
Don’t Disguise, Randomize!
Faster Payments’ Fast Arrival
EMV’s Litigious Phase
Will Chargebacks Convert EMV Hol...
Just How Bad Are EMV Chargebacks...
Wallets: Low Usage, High Satisfa...
The CFPB Sends an Ominous Messag...
ExxonMobil Brings Apple Pay to t...
Digital Transactions March 2016

Opening up the Club
What Can Be Learned From the Bre...
Getting to Next-Generation, Real...
The Risk Posed by Biometrics
The Bank of Uber? Really?
Alternative Lending: Friend Or F...
Detecting Fraud with Big Data an...
NFC’s Assist from EMV
EMV? NFC? Does It Matter If ‘U...
Visa’s Bid to Woo Developers
Consumers’ Mixed Response to A...
Dwolla And the Demand for On-Dem...
Digital Transactions February 2016

Whither the Herd?
Adyen Goes to the (Physical) Store
Why Transit Is Boarding the Mobi...
Why Beacons Beckon
The $8 Billion Problem
How Regulation Will Reshape the...
The Beacon of Hope
Visa Tightens the PCI Harness
The Specter of Regulation Haunts...
In-App Payments: A Juicy Channel...
Its Portfolio Sold, Chase Exits ...
The New Technology of Money
Should You Or Shouldn’t You?
A Good Start for Klarna
Digital Transactions January 2016

Guarding the Online Channel
Do Merchants Know What They Want?
Pumping Up Lottery Payments
Ingo’s Nifty Niche
Why Today’s Token Picture Won...
Why Global’s Heartland Deal Ma...
Wal-Mart’s Big Wallet Gambit
What’s in Your (Digital) Wallet?
Preparing for Hack Attacks
What’s Ahead in 2016?
Is the Physical Wallet the Death...
Digital Transactions December 2015

The Surge in Online Fraud Is Alr...
Measuring the Opportunity in P2P...
Visa’s $23 Billion Deal for Eu...
EMV Cardholders: Ready To Skip t...
The Networks Pay a High Price fo...
Payments in a Time of Calamity
The Spotlight Shifts to the Bloc...
ATM Operators Prepare for the EM...
Merchant Pay
Mystery Shopping
What Now for First Data?
Why Mobile Wallets Are Inevitable
Digital Transactions November 2015

Still Waiting for the Right Wall...
Banker: Customers Want PINs on E...
Why ATM Surcharges Defy Gravity
How To Sell Mobile Capture to Mi...
Tokenization’s Double-Edged Sw...
The Steady March of Mobile Onlin...
Digital Money on the Move
Is It Fatal—Or Merely a Disrup...
Putting Pizzazz Back in Profits
Repelling the Card-Not-Present F...
9th Annual The 10 Most Pressing ...
Putting Self-Checkout on a Mobil...
How to Close The Understanding ...
Digital Transactions October 2015

Why Is This Stuff Still Going on?
Sam’s Club Only Partially Solv...
How False Rejections Cost More T...
Has PayPal Finally Found the Key...
Nashville Cat Prowls For a Mobil...
The ACH Steps It up
Happy Holidays? Hiccups Trip Up ...
To Trap a Thief
The Next Way To Pay
The Big Bang It Ain’t
A Card Manufacturer’s EMV Wind...
Worlds Beyond Bitcoin
Overstock.com’s Daring Plan fo...
Who’s Doing What With the Bloc...
A Good Place To Be
Aggregation Forever
Time for the Abuse To Stop
How Merchants Can Capitalize on ...
Dropped Call
Let Competition Do Its Job

COMMENTARY: Can the Payments Industry Meet the Challenge of Digital Commerce?
May 22, 2017 - By Laura Townsend The payments industry is going to have to make some changes to ensure the long-term success of digital consumer-to-bus...
Bitcoin at $2,000: The Digital Currency’s Heady Ascent Obscures Its Payment Function
May 22, 2017 - By John Stewart @DTPaymentNews Like it or not, Bitcoin has momentum behind it. On ...
Parking Kitty Debuts in Portland and other Digital Transactions News briefs
May 22, 2017 - • Universal Secure Registry LLC, a developer of computer-security and mobile-payment services, alleges in a federal lawsuit that ...
Visa Gets a Lot of Likes, But the Card Brands as a Group Don’t Get Much Love
May 19, 2017 - By Jim Daly@DTPaymentNews Consumers may like the leading payment brands, especially...
Cayan’s New Card Reader Targets Software Developers And Vendors
May 19, 2017 - By Kevin Woodward@DTPaymentNews Cayan’s new Genius Mini card re...
Congressman Speaks Up on Durbin Amendment and other Digital Transactions News briefs
May 19, 2017 - • U.S. Rep. Ted Budd, R-N.C., a former retailer, delivered a speech in the House of Representatives in favor of re...
Android Pay Makes a Deal With First Data’s Clover And Extends One With PayPal
May 18, 2017 - By John Stewart @DTPaymentNews Recruiting massive processor First Data Corp. and e...
North American Bancard Buys Total Merchant Services As Acquirer Consolidation Continues
May 18, 2017 - By Kevin Woodward@DTPaymentNews Two powerhouse independent sales ...
Clearent Offering Quick Chip Technology and other Digital Transactions News briefs
May 18, 2017 - • Processor ...
Square Lays out Its Strategy for Growth at an Upbeat Investor Day Presentation
May 17, 2017 - By Kevin Woodward@DTPaymentNews Square Inc. outlined its growth ...
Cash Flow Woes Imperil Some Merchants and other Digital Transactions News briefs
May 17, 2017 - • An increasing number of small-business owners have a positive outlook on the economy and on their own prospects, according to a survey from ...
Do Business Owners Realize That You Are The One to Ask?
May 17, 2017 - Business owners today can’t avoid hearing the industry’s new buzz words:  Big data, omnichannel marketing, data analytics, mobile payments and loyalty, to name a few.  Merchant...
COMMENTARY: Build a Better Shopping Experience With Digital Layers
May 16, 2017 - By Amitaabh Malhotra Remember the Pokémon GO craze? The game was a ...
Masterpass Books Expedia and other Digital Transactions News briefs
May 16, 2017 - • Mobile-payments provider ...
MoneyGram Shareholders Give a Thumbs-Up to Ant Financial’s Buyout Offer
May 16, 2017 - By Jim Daly @DTPaymentNews Shareholders of MoneyGram International Inc. voted overwhelmingly in favor of A...
Why Alipay Is So Intent on ‘Ubiquity’ in North American Merchant Acceptance
May 15, 2017 - By John Stewart @DTPaymentNews When it comes to establishing merchant acceptance in North America, Al...
ISO Acquisition Boosts Merchant Acquirer JetPay’s Revenues
May 15, 2017 - By Jim Daly@DTPaymentNews Thanks in part to its acquisition of a Florida independent...
The Pays Users To Surpass 150 Million by the End of 2017, Predicts a Juniper Report
May 15, 2017 - By Kevin Woodward@DTPaymentNews The number of consumers using at least one of the major third-party mobile-payment ser...
EVO Makes Another Acquisition and other Digital Transactions News briefs
May 15, 2017 - • ...
CardFree Charges That Rival LevelUp Fraudulently Accessed Its Order-Ahead Service
May 15, 2017 - By John Stewart @DTPaymentNews It could be taken as a sign of how competitive the ...

ISOs, ISVs, And the New World of Integrated Payments
April 7, 2017 Increasingly, merchant demands for payments capability integrated with inventory control, order management, and myriad other point-of-sale functions are forcing independent sales organizat...
Why Merchants are looking to their PSP for Fraud Protection
January 19, 2017 Fraud is on the move and your online merchants need help. Fraudsters have more tools and better data to steal from merchants than ever before. Online Processors, Gateways, and eCommerce P...
A Post EMV World: Lessons Learned
December 8, 2016 Hear all about the EMV evolution and a few things we’ve learned along the way. We’ll also dive into marketing best practices and how EMV has impacted fraud, both in card-pres...
Mobile ID Verification for Account Opening and Payments
November 10, 2016 In today’s mobile first world, acquiring customers seamlessly and allowing them to securely transact in the mobile channel is key for any organization looking to win and retain cus...
Online Fraud: Prepare for the Rising Tide
October 4, 2016 EMV at the point of sale is already driving more and more criminals to the e-commerce channel, pushing online fraud losses ever higher. In this one-hour webinar, learn from experts how to stem that...
7 Ways to Make EMV Easier
June 28, 2016 EMV chip cards promise more secure transactions, which means less fraud, but so far implementing EMV has been problematic for many merchants, ISVs, and ISOs. Issues range from inte...
Making Sense of Faster Payments
June 14, 2016 From NACHA to the Fed to FIS to The Clearing House and a wide range of other organizations, various efforts have been mounted over the past few years to speed up clearing and settlement in...

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