Tuesday , May 28, 2024

Automated Clearing House

COMMENTARY: Why Merchants Should Embrace Network Tokenization

If you know anything about the payment space these days, you know that the natives are restless. Merchants have been fed up with interchange rates for years, with no shortage of lawsuits to voice their complaints. Even after winning the right to pass on interchange costs to the consumer, merchants …

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Visa Revamps its Payments Approach

Visa Inc. is taking up the notion of a digital payment identity and making it part of its product mix. Announced Wednesday at the Visa Payments Forum in San Francisco, the Visa Flexible Credential is but one of several products the payments network formally debuted, including broader tap-to-pay capabilities, a …

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Mastercard Begins Domestic China Processing and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 5/10/24

Mastercard Inc. has started processing card payments domestically in China, working with its partner NetsUnion Clearing Corp. (NUCC), China’s nationwide processing platform. Gift card and loyalty provider Factor4 completed an integration with commerce services provider Shopify Inc. that enables Shopify customers to sell and accept physical and digital gift cards in store and …

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Behind Open Banking’s Growing Appeal to Consumers, Merchants—And Card Networks

Open banking has been attracting the attention of bankers, merchants, and card networks. It’s also drawing notice from regulators. The concept of making a payment through a direct transfer from a bank account can appeal to consumers because it’s fast and easy, and to merchants because the transaction is reportedly …

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Pax Unveils Vendall and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 5/8/24

Point-of-sale terminal company Pax Technology Inc. launched Vendall, a payments system for vending machines, minimarkets, and other unattended markets. Nacha, the automated clearing house governing body, noted the 50th anniversary of its formation, noting there were 31.5 billion ACH network payments made in 2023 valued at $80.1 trillion. In related news, Phixius, a …

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PayNearMe in Trustly Deal and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 5/7/24

PayNearMe, a payments provider for iGaming, online sports betting, and other markets, announced it is integrating open banking capability through a new agreement with Trustly. Visa Inc. launched Visa Account Attack Intelligence, a platform that harnesses generative artificial intelligence to generate a score indicating the probability of card-testing attacks by fraudsters …

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PayNearMe Enables Cash Toll Payments on Cashless Tollways

Growth in cashless tollways has been a boon for moving traffic. Now, PayNearMe Inc., a fintech that enables paying for online transactions with cash among other payment methods, says it is working with Kapsch TrafficCom to enable a way for those without access to in-car wireless toll payments to pay …

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Chase Adds a Pay-Per-Use Real-Time Payments Option for SMBs

Chase, the banking arm of giant JPMorgan Chase & Co., introduced a suite of digital products it says will help small businesses improve their cash flow and payment processing. Among the services are the ability to choose a payment speed, such as standard automated clearing house, same-day ACH, or real-time …

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Eye on Acquiring: Mohegan Picks PayNearMe in Pennsylvania; Xplor Capital Debuts

Online-gambling consumers in Pennsylvania using Mohegan Digital iGaming services will be able to use PayNearMe Inc.’s deposit and payout services. Announced Tuesday, the collaboration sees Santa Clara, Calif.-based PayNearMe’s MoneyLine as the exclusive payments platform for Mohegan Digital in that state. Mohegan, the Uncasville, Conn.-based parent company of numerous casinos, …

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Paysafe Adds a Pay by Bank Option for Online Bettors

Payments platform Paysafe, already a competitive processing option for online gaming sites, added a pay-by-bank option enabling online bettors to fund deposits instantly in their accounts. It also can be used for cashing out winnings. The service, which Paysafe says carries no fees to bettors but offers a tiered pricing …

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