Friday , January 19, 2018

Acquiring

Irma Rains on PCI Council Meeting and other Digital Transactions News briefs

Q2 Holdings Inc., a provider of digital-banking solutions, launched CardSwap, an application that allows consumers to automatically switch credit or debit card information across their network of subscription and retail merchants. The first client to adopt the service is Chime, which provides branchless bank accounts. Because of Hurricane Irma, the PCI Security …

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‘Not a Good Day’ at Equifax As Payment Implications Emerge from a Huge Data Hack

In the hours after credit-reporting giant Equifax Inc. disclosed a massive data breach, consumers and businesses were left scrambling Friday to piece together the implications. But a range of consequences could affect Equifax itself as the Atlanta-based company struggles to recover from an epic hack that affected potentially 143 million …

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Zelle Notes 100 Million Transactions and other Digital Transactions News briefs

Bank-owned Early Warning Services LLC said its new Zelle person-to-person payment service processed 100 million transactions in 2017’s first half for payments totaling $33.6 billion. More than 50,000 consumers are enrolling daily in a network that could connect 86 million consumers through the mobile-banking apps of participating banks and credit unions, Early Warning …

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Global Payments Completes Active Deal and other Digital Transactions News briefs

Francisco Partners, a private-equity fund, has made an investment in Network Merchants Inc., a provider of payments technology and gateways to merchants and independent sales organizations. The unspecified investment is said to be “substantial.” Consequent to the deal, existing investor Bregal Sagemount will exit, and existing investor Great Hill Partners will …

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A Merchant Focus Tops Tech Savvy in Integrated POS Systems Sales, A New Report Says

Marketers of integrated, cloud-based point-of-sale systems take note. It’s not enough to have full-featured service replete with multiple functions. It also takes a sales approach that is responsive and knowledgeable. That may sound like common-sense idea, but it’s one that has been vetted by The Strawhecker Group in its “The …

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Eye on Harvey: First Data, Chick-fil-A Offer Payments Aid to Houston Businesses

As businesses in the Houston area attempt to recover following the devastation of Hurricane Harvey in late August, the payments industry is offering assistance. First Data Corp. is offering thousands of its Clover Go mobile credit and debit card readers free to business owners affected by the hurricane. The offer includes …

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My Payment Network Adds Customer and other Digital Transactions News briefs

Performance Matters, which offers professional instruction for public-school educators, has agreed to use SchoolPay, a unit of My Payment Network, to process payments for professional development for teachers in kindergarten through 12th-grade classrooms. MoneyOnMobile Inc., a Dallas-based company with operations in India, said it processed more than 1 million domestic transfers in …

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