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September, 2023

  • 29 September

    Cloud-Automated Onboarding: A New Approach

    By Tom Byrnes, SVP, Marketing, PayiQ After a sale is closed, the key to success is quickly assessing and onboarding the new merchant and processing them. Initiating processing is the lifeblood of every payments business, but what should be a routine, standardized process is frequently anything but smooth with most …

  • 29 September

    Visa’s Friendly Fraud Rule Change Could Cut $1 Billion From Small Firms’ Chargeback Costs

    Visa Inc. is touting recent changes to how chargebacks that could be first-party fraud, also known as friendly fraud, are processed as potentially saving small businesses globally $1 billion in costs over the next five years. Expectations are that the streamlined process will increase merchants’ ability to provide more accurate …

  • 29 September

    COMMENTARY: Banks Must Embrace Fintechs If They Want to Reshape the Future of Global Payments

    The world of global payments is undergoing major changes as new technologies and players enter the payment space. While banks and financial institutions have historically dominated international payments, we are seeing new innovations and non-traditional competitors redefine how money moves across the globe. In recent years, the entire payments chain …

  • 29 September

    TNS Lines up 1,500 ATMs Contract And Other Digital Transactions News briefs from 8/29/23

    U.S.-based network-management company Transaction Network Services said its technology will manage connectivity for Spain-based Euro Automatic Cash, a network of 1,500 ATMs. Tiptap, a donation platform, said it will enable Visa member financial institutions to offer customers a platform to make small donations to community charities while they are performing routine banking …

  • 28 September

    How ISVs are Adapting to Rapid Market Shifts

    By Tom Byrnes, SVP, Marketing, PayiQ The current ISV market is growing exponentially and is expected to show a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 14.1% from 2022 – 2030. This growing scope of opportunity has attracted new players into the market. According to recent research by the Retail Solutions …

  • 28 September

    Shift4 Looks to Bring Amazon’s Just Walk Out Checkout to Stadiums And Other Venues

    Shift4 Payments Inc. announced Thursday it is integrating Inc.’s Just Walk Out technology into its VenueNext application for sports stadiums and other arenas. The big payments processor says it will introduce the checkout system at the United Center in Chicago, a venue where Shift4 already provides processing for purchases …

  • 28 September

    Eye on POS: Olo Adds AI-Based Voice Ordering, And an International Restaurant Group Taps Lightspeed

    Unceasing competition for restaurant payments revenue has spurred two developments among point-of-sale system makers catering to the segment. Santa Clara, Calif.-based SoundHound AI Inc. says Olo, a New York City-based hospitality specialist, will make SoundHound’s voice-ordering service, which relies on artificial intelligence, available to its approximately 77,000 merchant locations. When …

  • 28 September

    Visa Alters Chargeback Rules And Other Digital Transactions News briefs from 9/28/23

    Visa Inc. says a change to its dispute rules and processes will make it easier for merchants to fight so-called friendly fraud in card-not-present transactions. With such fraud, cardholders dispute legitimate transactions to claim a refund. Payments provider Deluxe Corp. will offer bill-payment technology from Aliaswire Inc. to its banking clients through a new …

  • 27 September

    J.P. Morgan Agrees to Provide Account Validation to Prevent Wayward Treasury Department Payments

    The United States Treasury Department has selected J.P. Morgan to provide account-validation services to federal-government agencies when they disburse funds to consumers. Under the terms of the five-year contract, which was awarded after a competitive selection process, the banking giant will validate the accounts of consumers receiving payments from federal …

  • 27 September

    Eye on Restaurants: Inspire Turns to Fiserv; Shift4 Picks SkyTab Rescue Mission Winners

    The hotly contested restaurant point-of-sale market shows no signs of cooling off. Inspire Brands Inc., a global restaurant chain that is home to Arby’s, Baskin-Robbins, Dunkin’, and four other brands, has expanded its work with processor Fiserv Inc. with the goal of unifying in-store, in-app, and online transactions for more …

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