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Peter Lucas

Processor NAB Enters the SoftPOS Sweepstakes With Tap to Pay on iPhone

North American Bancard has joined a growing list of processors offering Tap to Pay on iPhone or its Android-based equivalent to merchants for contactless transactions. A big advantage of Tap to Pay on iPhone, especially for small and micro-merchants, is that it enables them to accept in-person contactless payments on …

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With Congress Back in Session, CCCA Proponents Put on a Full Court Press To Garner Support

Supporters and U.S. Senate sponsors of the Credit Card Competition Act stepped up pressure to pass the bill Wednesday with a Washington press conference featuring Senators Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Roger Marshall (R-Kan.), and Peter Welch (D-Vt.). The legislators attacked merchants’ card-transaction costs as price gouging and said the levies make …

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Square Teams Up With Jane To Bring Online Payments to Canadian Cannabis Merchants

Square, Block Inc.’s merchant-processing unit, announced Wednesday it has partnered with e-commerce technology provider Jane Technologies Inc. to process online payments for cannabis dispensaries in Canada serviced by Jane. Square will initially begin processing for dispensaries in Ontario, Canada, through its Early Access Program. That will allow dispensaries in the …

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Zebra Joins the Race for Mobile POS Market Share

Zebra Technologies Corp. has entered the highly competitive mobile-payments market with the introduction of Zebra Pay, a software-based, PIN entry, consumer off-the-shelf mobile payment solution for merchants. With solutions like Zebra Pay, the cardholder’s PIN is entered on an acquirer’s app running on the mobile device, while the card is …

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Stripe Eyes Its Checkouts for Consumers And Conversions for Merchants

Stripe Inc. early Monday launched a series of enhancements aimed at improving checkouts for merchants. The new features—which include one-click checkouts and a no-code A/B testing tool for businesses to evaluate how different payment methods perform—rely on pre-built user interfaces. This should allow merchants to quickly deploy the new features, …

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How Amazon Looks to Boost Order Size And Conversions Using Buy With Prime Cart

Amazon.com late Thursday unveiled Buy with Prime cart, a new feature of the e-commerce giant’s Buy With Prime benefit intended to increase order sizes. Buy With Prime users can now place multiple items in their shopping cart, whereas they were previously limited to a single item per order, Amazon says. …

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GoTab Inc. Dives Deeper Into Restaurants With a Mobile Terminal And Self-Service Kiosk

GoTab Inc., a provider of digital ordering and payment solutions for the hospitality industry, has introduced Pocket POS, a mobile point-of-sale terminal about the size of a mobile phone that enables servers to take orders, manage tabs, process payments, and communicate with hosts and hostesses, as well as kitchen staff, …

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Shift4 Agrees to Process for Timeshare Rental Marketplace RedWeek.com

Shift4 Payments Inc. has reached an agreement to become the processor for timeshare rental and resale marketplace RedWeek.com. Under the terms of the deal, Shift4 will process RedWeek.com’s timeshare rental and membership transactions, handle direct customer billing and recurring payments, and manage chargebacks, fraud, and reporting capabilities. A competitor to …

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PayPal Expands a Processing Agreement With Uber, While BitPay Supports PayPal’s Stablecoin

In an expansion of its existing processing relationship with PayPal Holdings Inc., ride-sharing technology provider Uber Technologies Inc. will begin making use of PayPal’s domestic debit network routing in the United States and other markets and enable Uber drivers to receive wages directly in their PayPal and Venmo wallets. PayPal …

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The CFPB Eyes Tech Firms’ Role in Governing Tap-to-Pay

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau late Thursday released a report raising questions about the part restrictions imposed by big technology firms like Apple Inc. and Alphabet Inc’s Google subsidiary may play in hampering innovation, consumer choice, and the growth of open and decentralized banking and payments in the U.S. The …

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