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June, 2022

  • 30 June

    North American Bancard Partnership with PayTrace Offers Exciting Ecommerce, B2B Opportunities

    With the demands placed on ecommerce and business-to-business payments, it is only fitting that merchants rely on a gateway with expert-level knowledge and years of experience. PayTrace, which North American Bancard acquired earlier this year, has maintained such Level-2, Level-3, and B2B expertise for more than 16 years. Now, with …

  • 30 June

    COMMENTARY: With Digital Payments Rising Fast, Tokenization Is More Urgent Than Ever

    Network tokenization is a term that’s quickly been finding its way into the fintech and payments spaces, and that’s for good reason, given consumers’ awareness regarding data breaches and security. So, what is it exactly? Tokenization is what major payment networks like Visa, MasterCard, and Discover use to replace primary …

  • 30 June

    Paysafe Bets on Arkansas And Other Digital Transactions News briefs from 6/30/22

    Paysafe Ltd. entered the mobile sports-betting market in Arkansas with a partnership with BetSaracen, a sportsbook app offered by Saracen Casino Resort in Pine Bluff, Ark. The partnership will start with BetSaracen’s integration of Paysafe’s Skrill USA digital wallet.The technology company Bushel launched a digital-payment platform to replace paper checks in transactions …

  • 29 June

    Merchants And Issuers Are Pouncing on Inflation—But With Dueling Results

    Price inflation is rising at its fastest rate since the early 1980s, and that’s prompting dueling releases from both foes and advocates of card interchange, the fee merchants pay when consumers use credit and debit cards. Merchant groups have long inveighed against interchange—also referred to as “swipe fees”—as a cost …

  • 29 June

    FIS Launches Guaranteed Payments, a Service It Says Boosts Approvals And Cuts Fraud

    FIS Inc. early Wednesday announced a platform it says will make the big processor the first to combine higher approval rates for e-commerce merchants with relief from financial liability for chargebacks stemming from fraudulent transactions. Information was not immediately available regarding whether the new capability carries fees for merchants using …

  • 29 June

    How the Chip Shortage Is Prompting Payments Players to Adopt a Variety of Workarounds

    After more than two years, payments providers are still reeling from the chip shortage. Indeed, lead times for chips used in POS terminals and credit cards can be as long nine months, compared to six months a year ago, says Stewart Watterson, a strategic analyst for Aite-Novarica. Pre-pandemic, lead times …

  • 29 June

    Contactless Booms On Campuses And Other Digital Transactions News briefs from 6/29/22

    Transact Campus Inc., a specialist in mobile identity and payments for colleges, announced students have conducted more than 100 million contactless mobile-wallet transactions since the company’s start less than three years ago.TenureX, a platform founded in 2020 to enable correspondent-banking relationships, has added an extension to its Digital Transaction Certificate …

  • 28 June

    Eye on Mastercard: Paysafe Adds Send; PayPal Launches a Cashback Mastercard

    To provide merchants in the United Kingdom and Europe with an international and domestic payout service, Paysafe Ltd. is integrating Mastercard Send into its platform. The deal will enable businesses in those regions to send payments to cards, bank accounts, and mobile wallets. Such capabilities are expected to be highly …

  • 28 June

    In a Crowded Market, Oracle Counts on Fixed Pricing to Boost Its New Platform for Restaurants

    With restaurants scrambling to launch digital-payment options and a bevy of firms eager to satisfy that demand, the technology giant Oracle Corp. on Tuesday launched its Oracle Food and Beverage Payment Cloud Service. The Redwood Shores, Calif.-based company bills the new product as standing alone in offering contactless payments and …

  • 28 June

    Mitigating fraud risk for merchants with a layered approach to security

    By Steven Velasquez, Senior Vice President and Head of Partner Business Development for Elavon, Inc.   The rise of global eCommerce due to pandemic-related consumer behavior, disruptions to the supply chain, and the current climate of geopolitical turmoil have converged to create a perfect storm for fraudsters and cybersecurity attacks. …

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