Friday , October 19, 2018

Kevin Woodward

Kevin's role at Digital Transactions is to write news and features stories for publication on the Web site and in the magazine. He also oversees the digital editorial aspect of the site and the Digital Transactions News daily newsletter.

Eye on Acquiring: Vantiv Debuts an API; ExaDigm Launches a Hospitality Terminal

Merchant processor Vantiv Inc. on Monday launched triPOS Cloud, a cloud-based application programming interface intended for independent software vendors and merchants looking to integrate payments with point-of-sale systems. As an API, triPOS Cloud enables developers to integrate payments functions with a few pieces of code. The service incorporates encryption and tokenization, …

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As Cross-Border E-Commerce Continues To Grow, Expect Payments To March in Step

Enabling cross-border payments for e-commerce transactions will take on greater importance if forecasts hold true. That means payments companies wanting to serve these merchants will have to adopt services that accommodate international payments. While U.S. and Canadian consumers will spend an estimated $72.7 billion on cross-border e-commerce in 2017, that …

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Online Fraud Detection And Prevention Bill Will Hit $9.3 Billion by 2022, Says Juniper

With a rapidly expanding e-commerce market, online fraud-detection and -prevention efforts are poised to grow over the next few years. Merchants are expected to spend $9.3 billion annually on these efforts by 2022, says Juniper Research. That’s a 22% increase from the 2017 spending total, though it pales in comparison …

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Not So Fast, Visa: Cash is Still King, Says ATM Operators Trade Group

Visa Inc.’s “Cashless Challenge” campaign to promote electronic payments is not finding much support from the ATM industry, to put it mildly. Last week, Visa announced the campaign, which will award up to $500,000 to 50 eligible U.S. food-service owners who convert their point-of-sale systems to electronic payments only. Visa …

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