Tuesday , November 13, 2018

E-Commerce

Cequence Security Joins the Anti-Bot Battle

With malicious bots bombarding the Web, tech vendors are adding services to shield banks, retailers, and other firms with data behind login pages from the onslaught. The newest is Cequence ASP from Cequence Security, which the Silicon Valley firm says detects and ends attacks through a variety of automated techniques. …

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JetPay Reports 14% Revenue Increase and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 11/12/18

Addressing doubts among at least some sellers, eBay Inc. seller advocate Jim “Griff” Griffith said sellers “can put [their] consternation aside” regarding the marketplace giant’s new managed-payments program, which will not include traditional eBay payment method PayPal until next year. Online payments provider Stripe Inc. agreed to use Visa Inc.’s push-payment …

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PayFacto Debuts With an Eye on Merchants, Payfacs, and Gateway Services

PayFacto Inc., the new name for a combination of what had been three separate companies, launched with a mission to cultivate merchants with a trio of payments services. Montreal-based PayFacto is the result of combining B2Billing, CT-Payments, and Supreme Payments. Each of the Canadian firms had different specialties that PayFacto …

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ACI Reports Quarterly Earnings and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 11/8/18

Payment processor Worldpay Inc. said pro-forma net revenues in its Technology Solutions e-commerce segment grew 17% year-over-year to $420 million while pro-forma revenues in its Merchant Solutions segment rose 4% to $506 million. Pro-forma revenues in the Issuer Solutions segment increased 4% to $91 million. Worldpay also promoted Mark Heimbouch …

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Dorsey Sees Square’s New Terminal Displacing ‘Dinosaur’ Devices on Merchant Countertops

Square Inc. on Wednesday played up its recent launch of an important new hardware product and celebrated what it called its first quarter of profitability under generally accepted accounting principles. While executives did not discuss sales numbers for Square Terminal, a $399 touchscreen-equipped handheld device the San Francisco-based company released …

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Ingenico Sacks Its CEO As It Considers ‘Strategic Options’

Point-of-sale terminal maker and payment processor Ingenico Group on Monday announced an executive shakeup that saw long-time chairman and chief executive Philippe Lazare replaced by the former CEO of Visa Europe. Lazare’s replacement and other boardroom changes come shortly after the Paris-based company said it was exploring “strategic options” in …

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PaySimple in MarketSharp Deal and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 11/6/18

E-commerce platform 3dcart announced an integration with TradeGecko, a cloud-based inventory-management platform for business-to-business companies. The integration means online retailers can synchronize their 3dcart store with their TradeGecko account, 3dcart said. Payments provider PaySimple announced its services are now available to users of MarketSharp, marketing and management software program for …

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In the Shadow of Amazon, 7-Eleven’s Scan & Pay Brings Mobile Checkout to the C-Store Chain

Consumers shopping at 14 7-Eleven Inc. stores in the Dallas area can test the convenience-store chain’s new Scan & Pay feature to make purchases without stopping at the checkout counter, 7-Eleven announced Monday. The service, part of the 7-Eleven app that also houses the 7Rewards loyalty feature, enables consumers to …

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How Two New Collaborations Could Speed up the Move Toward Digital B2B Payments

Payments between businesses have long remained ensnarled in paper processes that consumer payments have largely left behind, but lately signs have emerged that technology is at work streamlining business-to-business transactions. On Monday, fleet-fueling and corporate-payments specialist WEX Inc. said it will work with American Express Co. to allow clients to …

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Eye on the Checkout: Target Adds Mobile Checkout; Harry & David Updates Online Checkout

Target Corp. is adding mobile checkout to its stores in time for the holiday shopping season, the Minneapolis-based retailer announced Thursday. Target employees, equipped with handheld devices, can accept card payments anywhere in a store after scanning each product in a shopping cart. The service enables consumers to skip the …

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