Wednesday , April 14, 2021


April, 2021

  • 14 April

    POS Software Provider ParTech Lands Culver’s And Its Nearly 800 Locations

    ParTech Inc., a point-of-sale software provider to the restaurant industry, announced Wednesday that it will provide Culver’s restaurants with its Brink POS software across the company’s more than 790 locations. As part of the deal, Culver’s worked with long-time partner Retail Data Systems of Wisconsin, a provider of POS services, …

  • 14 April

    With PayPal, UATP Expands Its Installment Options As Consumer Air Travel Rebounds

    It’s a relatively new arrival among payment options for general merchandise, but the newest buy now, pay later concept has been available for air travel for some time, helping boost airlines after a tough year in 2020. In the latest development, Universal Air Travel Plan Inc. on Wednesday announced it …

  • 14 April

    Cardlytics Acquires Bridg and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 4/14/21

    Cardlytics Inc., a specialist in deriving marketing data from payments flows, has agreed to acquire customer-data platform Bridg Inc. for $350 million.Pay Theory, a specialist in payments technology for school districts, is integrating its services with, a provider of administration platforms for elementary and high schools.Airvet, a provider of …

  • 13 April

    Empowering consumers by providing options

    SME: Norman Marraccini, SVP, Head of Retail and Commercial Digital Payments Providing consumers options when they purchase and pay is how organizations can provide the best customer experience. COVID-19 has brought this idea to the forefront, with more and more consumers choosing to use technology such as mobile wallets, person …

  • 13 April

    With the EMV-At-The-Pump Deadline Looming, a Retrofit Kit Promises to Ease Installation

    With the deadline for EMV-at-the-pump compliance up to four days away—and with a shortage of installation technicians slowing compliance—Sound Payments Petro Solutions, a provider of technology solutions for the petroleum industry, announced Monday it is partnering with fuel-dispenser parts specialist Freedom Electronics to provide preconfigured EMV retrofit kits to simplify …

  • 13 April

    Toast Aims to Smooth Ordering And Payment As Restaurants Tentatively Open for Dining in

    Cloud-based point-of-sale system provider Toast Inc. has issued updates for its Toast Order & Pay services designed to smooth the ordering and payment aspects. Announced Tuesday, the updates include the ability to gain a pre-authorization against a credit or debit card using the diner’s own device.  Boston-based Toast also made …

  • 12 April

    More Than a Year Into the Pandemic, Concerns Are Still Swirling About Bans on Cash

    More than a year after the Covid-19 pandemic hit, igniting fears that the virus could be spread by handling currency, a group of three financial associations and a Chicago-based cash-in-transit and money-protection service sent a letter Monday to members of Congress, governors, and state legislators around the country warning about the …

  • 12 April

    Buy Now, Pay Later Reveals a ‘More Nuanced Picture,’ According to the Latest Research

    The buy now, pay later capability now offered by myriad providers is sweeping the country, but may include a few drawbacks that could hinder future growth, according to a report issued Monday. Research for the report, which included a survey early this year of some 1,500 U.S. consumers, revealed that …

  • 12 April

    3-D Secure Use up 73% and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 4/12/21

    Cybersecurity provider RSA said payment transaction volume using 3-D Secure increased 73% globally in 2020 over 2019 in its RSA Quarterly Fraud report for the 2021 first quarter.The payments provider FreedomPay said the Foot Locker Inc. chain has installed its payments system across Foot Locker’s more than 2,000 U.S. stores.Workflow-automation company DocuPhase announced it has acquired …

  • 9 April

    Account Takeover Is Still A Major—And Underestimated— Problem, Says Arkose Labs

    While account takeover is a major concern for financial institutions and merchants, many underestimate the cost as well as the frequency of attacks, says a report released Thursday by Arkose Labs, a San Francisco-based provider of fraud-prevention technology. Indeed, one of the costliest aspects of account takeovers is the loss of …

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