Saturday , July 4, 2020

ATMs

SMBs Expect Further Demand Drop and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 3/25/20

A national survey of 850 small businesses found 69% have seen a “large drop” in demand because of the coronavirus pandemic, while 60% say they believe demand will drop further. The survey was conducted by America’s Small Business Development Centers and Thryv Inc., a software vendor specializing in small businesses.The U.S. Faster Payments …

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BlueSnap Adds Marketplaces Features and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 3/24/20

E-commerce payments provider BlueSnap Inc. said it is enhancing its Payments for Marketplaces product, which allows online merchants to launch and operate global e-commerce marketplaces. New services include auto-onboarding, split payments, and cross-border payment capabilities.Square Inc. will have an investor conference call at 5:00 p.m. Eastern on Tuesday to discuss how it is …

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Perk Adds Alipay Support and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 3/5/20

Perk Labs Inc. announced an agreement with Alipay that will enable Alipay users to make payments on the Perk platform.EVO Payments Inc. said it will offer the Nexgo Inc. N5 Android smart point-of-sale terminal.Certemy Inc., a professional certification and licensing management platform, introduced new payment gateway options, including Stripe Inc., PayPal Holdings Inc., …

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Cardtronics Eyes Deposit-Taking ATMs and Surcharge-Free and Branding Deals for Growth

Thanks mainly to strong results in North America, leading non-bank ATM network owner Cardtronics plc saw fourth-quarter revenues rise, and in 2020 is seeking new growth from more partnerships with banks and fintechs and the deployment of deposit-taking ATMs. Houston-based Cardtronics now has nearly 1,000 deposit-taking and cash-accepting ATMs in …

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Green Dot Dollar Volume Up and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 2/20/20

Prepaid card and banking services provider Green Dot Corp. reported $10.6 billion in gross dollar volume on its products for the fourth quarter, up 8% year-over-year. Green Dot also announced a multi-year extension of its contract with Apple Inc. for issuing the Apple Cash card.ATM network operator Cardtronics plc said Amazon.com customers can now add cash to …

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PayPal Funds Firearms Payments Research and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 2/12/20

PayPal Holdings Inc. said it and the Center on Crime and Community Resilience at Northeastern University, along with the University of Chicago Crime Lab, formed a research project to examine payment methods used to finance illegally-sourced firearms with the goal of combatting the illegal sale of guns.Processor Fiserv Inc. announced its “Scan to …

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RILA Urges Lower Durbin Debit Cap and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 2/11/20

The Retail Industry Leaders Association issued a statement calling on Congress to press Federal Reserve Board chairman Jerome Powell to “set a true rate” for debit card transactions that would reflect the intent of the Durbin Amendment to the Dodd-Frank Act. The amendment regulates debit card transaction pricing for large issuers. Powell is scheduled …

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Bitcoin Depot Expands ATM Fleet and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 2/6/20

Bitcoin ATM deployer Bitcoin Depot said its network now includes more than 500 machines worldwide, with more than 100 in the Atlanta area. The company projects it will have more than 1,000 Bitcoin ATMS by the end of 2020.Lael Brainard, a Federal Reserve Board governor, said in a Wednesday speech that the Fed, …

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Cornerstone Purchases Move Your Mountain and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 2/3/20

Cornerstone Payment Systems announced the acquisition of Move Your Mountain, a crowd-funding platform. Terms were not disclosed.Digital cross-border payments provider Remitly Inc. launched Passbook by Remitly, a mobile app aimed at immigrants in the United States that features a no-fee account from Sunrise Banks N.A. and real-time transfers via Visa Inc.’s Visa Direct …

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U.S. Bancorp’s Merchant Volume Rises 10% While BofA Sees Big Zelle Growth

U.S. Bancorp, owner of the big merchant acquirer Elavon Inc., reported Wednesday that its fourth-quarter 2019 merchant volume rose 10.5% year-over-year on a nearly 14% increase in transactions. And U.S. Bancorp rival Bank of America Corp. said its volume for the Zelle person-to-person payments service jumped 76%. Minneapolis-based U.S. Bancorp …

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