Thursday , June 1, 2023


June, 2023

  • 1 June

    Cross River And Paymints Enable Real Estate Payments Via the ACH

    Cross River Bank and Corp., a software-as-a-service platform provider for real estate payments, are teaming up to enable real-estate payments through the automated clearing house. The service will utilize the ACH rails, including same-day ACH payments, as well as wire transfers, to facilitate such payments as earnest money, cash …

  • 1 June

    Eye on Wallets: Google Wallet Adds Driver’s License Storage; Alipay’s Apple Pay Integration

    Google Wallet is adding the ability to store a digital image of a state-issued ID card along with several other features announced Thursday. In related news, Alipay, a China-based digital wallet with an estimated 1.3 billion users, is enabling users to add Alipay to their Apple IDs for use with …

May, 2023

  • 31 May

    Evolving your payments strategy for the new consumer experience

    Steven Velasquez, Senior Vice President and Head of Partner Business Development – Elavon, Inc. Delivering payments that meet consumer demand As AI, ChatGPT, and the increased adoption of instant payments become more prevalent in our day-to-day lives, the impact of truly connected payments is upending the traditional consumer experience. The …

  • 31 May

    Affirm Expands its Global Reach Through a Partnership With FIS’s Worldpay

    BNPL provider Affirm Holdings Inc. has struck a multi-year partnership with payment processor Worldpay to make its Adaptive Checkout solution available to Worldpay merchants. The deal will enable Worldpay merchants to offer consumers bi-weekly and monthly payment options. Worldpay is a unit of the big processor FIS Inc. The deal, …

  • 31 May

    As New Services Roil P2P, Fiserv Gets Set to Shut Down Its Popmoney Network

    Fiserv Inc. will discontinue its longstanding Popmoney peer-to-peer payments service on June 30, the processing giant said, following notices being posted by participating banks. The move comes as the processing giant shifts its priorities to supporting the bank-owned Zelle network, according to a Fiserv spokesperson. “Due to the tremendous success …

  • 31 May

    ACI Picks New CEO And Other Digital Transactions News briefs from 5/31/23

    ACI Worldwide Inc. named Thomas Warsop its president and chief executive effective June 1. Warsop continues to be a member of ACI’s board of directors, which he joined eight years ago. He had served as interim president and CEO since November following the departure of Odilon Almeida, who held that role since …

  • 30 May

    Friendly Fraud Is on a Sharp Rise, Chargebacks911 Finds

    So-called friendly fraud is a growing problem for many merchants. A report from chargeback-management firm Chargebacks911 reveals that nearly three quarters of the 300 merchants surveyed have seen a 19% increase in illegitimate chargebacks on average so far in 2023 compared to the same period last year. At the same …

  • 30 May

    Disbursement Platform Onbe Adds PayPal And Venmo

    Citing a strong user preference for PayPal and Venmo, the digital-disbursements provider Onbe early Tuesday said it is adding the two channels to its menu of payment choices. The move brings two major payments platforms to the Chicago-based company’s payout options, which includes the mobile -payments providers Apple Pay and …

  • 30 May

    Sylq Selects ThetaRay And Other Digital Transactions News briefs from 5/30/23

    ThetaRay Ltd., a U.S. and Israeli provider of transaction-monitoring technology based on artificial intelligence, said France-based payments provider Sylq has contracted to use its customer-screening product. Fingerprint-authentication provider IDEX Biometrics is working with security firm AuthenTrend to offer smart cards for digital authentication in such applications as cryptocurrency wallets. The product’s launch …

  • 26 May

    Stripe Supports Lotus Online Auto Sales; Fiserv Moves to the NYSE

    British automaker Lotus Cars Ltd. has selected Stripe Inc. as the processor for its direct-to-consumer sales in Europe. The deal will enable consumers to configure, order, and pay for cars online. Consumers can use such payment methods as Apple Pay, Google Pay, and bank transfers. Lotus will be able to …

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