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June, 2021

  • 18 June

    360 Payments Teams With AutoVitals to Provide a Range of Contactless Payments

    AutoVitals Inc., a provider of auto-repair shop management software, announced Friday it is teaming with payments processor 360 Payments to provide independent auto-repair shops a range of payment options, including text-to-pay functionality. By adding 360 Payments to its platform, AutoVitals said it will round out its digital offering to provide …

  • 18 June

    ZoidPay Enters the Race to Bring Cryptocurrency Into the Mainstream of Payments

    For all the publicity cryptocurrencies generate, consumers and merchants are still left wondering when the digital money can be used as a medium of exchange rather than simply be seen as an investment asset.  The latest effort to answer that question comes from a 3-year-old, Romania-based company called ZoidPay, which …

  • 18 June

    Atlantic-Pacific Processing Acquires Clique Payments and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 6/18/21

    Atlantic-Pacific Processing Systems NV Corp. has acquired Clique Payments Inc., a provider of cloud-based software, for undisclosed terms. The deal will allow APPS to extend its integrations to include QuickBooks, FreshBooks, Xero, Sage, and other programs. The company supports more than 20 payment gateways.MoneyGram International Inc. said it has raised $97.6 million …

  • 17 June

    DailyPay Teams With TCH And PNC to Enable Businesses to Pay Workers Daily in Real Time

    With more and more hourly wage workers needing access to their earnings sooner than the typical two-week pay period, on-demand payment platform DailyPay is betting that offering real-time payments through The Clearing House Payments Co. will enable employers to give workers greater autonomy over managing their finances.  Providing daily access to …

  • 17 June

    Sightline Payments Gets Set to Support Cashless Wagering for a New Las Vegas Resort

    A new resort will open in Las Vegas next week, and with it will come cashless wagering, the ability to place bets via a mobile phone. Resorts World Las Vegas says it will be the first casino in the city to offer cashless betting at both slot machines and table …

  • 17 June

    236% Uptick in Entertainment Purchases and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 6/17/21

    Credit union service organization PSCU released its June edition of the PSCU Payments Index that found purchases made with debit cards in the entertainment category increased 236% in April over April 2020 and by 208% for credit cards.Cardtronics plc said CVS Health is enabling the ATM operator’s Allpoint network of surcharge-free ATMs at …

  • 16 June

    Contactless is King

    If you’re not offering contactless solutions or online ordering to your current book of business, what’s holding you back? By: Angela Carranza, Manager, Strategic Partnerships, First American Payment Systems As recently as 2018, contactless payment technology was in its infancy in the United States, with just 0.18%* of POS transactions …

  • 16 June

    Shopify Expands Shop Pay to Non-Shopify Merchants Selling on Facebook, Instagram, And Google

    Shopify Inc. is making Shop Pay, its one-click checkout engine, available to all merchants selling on Facebook, Instagram, and Google, including those that don’t use the Shopify e-commerce platform to manage their online stores. It is the first time a Shopify product has been made available to non-Shopify merchants, the …

  • 16 June

    Visa Brings Its Tap to Phone Payments to U.S. Merchants in a Pilot

    Visa Inc. is bringing a point-of-sale payment-acceptance application that uses commercially available consumer smart phones on tour to U.S. small businesses, it announced Wednesday. Using a smart phone from ZmBizi LLC loaded with the POS app, 50 small businesses in Washington, D.C., will be able to accept payments without having …

  • 16 June

    Repay Closes on BillingTree Deal and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 6/16/21

    Payments provider Repay Holdings Corp. closed on its $503-million cash-and-stock acquisition of BillingTree, an 18-year-old payments-technology provider. The deal, the largest in Repay’s history, was announced May 10.NCR Corp. said it expects to close its $2.5-billion acquisition of ATM-network specialist Cardtronics plc on June 21. The merger agreement was announced in January.Freight-payments provider PayCargo received a $125-million Series …

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