Tuesday , September 28, 2021

Fraud & Security

MX Technologies Partners With Pinwheel to Enhance Its Open Banking Platform

MX Technologies Inc. continues to grow its ecosystem of open-banking partners, announcing Monday it is partnering with Pinwheel, provider of an application programming interface for payroll applications. The deal will provide financial-technology service providers with expanded coverage of income verification and improved underwriting models for better lending decisions, which in …

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CapOne Targets False Declines Using Signifyd and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 9/27/21

Capital One has partnered with fraud-detection firm Signifyd Inc. to raise authorization rates and reduce mistakenly declined transactions on Cap One credit card transactions.The Internal Revenue Service on Friday sent more than 430,000 Advance Child Tax Credit payments via same-day ACH on the automated clearing house network, according to Nacha, the governing body …

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A New Report Shows How the Growth in E-Commerce Is Fueling a Big Rise in CNP Fraud

Despite the percentage of card-not-present fraud transactions steadily hovering in the 10% to 13% range between the first quarter of 2020 and the same period in 2021, the average ticket size for fraudulent CNP transactions has steadily grown during that time, says a report from fraud-prevention platform provider Vesta Corp. …

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Eye On Open Banking: Plaid Supports New Payments Services for Nuvei And Circle

The rapidly expanding utility of open banking for instant funding came into sharp relief early Thursday with announcements from payments processors Nuvei Corp. and Circle Internet Financial Corp. Montreal-based Nuvei, which has been cultivating its stake in the U.S. gaming market, said consumers can now move money instantly from their …

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Eye on BNPL: Affirm Combines Repayment Options And SeaWorld Offers Uplift Installments

As the buy now, pay later payment option continues to permeate commerce, Affirm Inc. fine tunes its repayment options and Uplift hooks SeaWorld as a client. San Francisco-based Affirm says its new Adaptive Checkout gives consumers the option to pay in biweekly or monthly installments. The service will dynamically present a …

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Chevron Picks P97 for App Updates and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 9/22/21

Chevron Products Co. said it is working with mobile-payments technology provider P97 Networks Inc. to enhance the company’s mobile apps for both Chevron and Texaco customers.Mercator Advisory Group’s “18th Annual U.S. Closed-Loop Prepaid Cards Market Forecast 2020-2025” found that closed-loop prepaid card loads dropped 14% because of the pandemic, but are expected …

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PayPal Launches Its ‘Super App’ With a Raft of Shopping, Payments, And Banking Features

PayPal Holdings Inc. on Tuesday launched a new version of its mobile app with a panoply of new shopping and financial features aimed at broadening the product’s appeal with consumers who are increasingly turning to online commerce. The big refresh, the first PayPal has executed on its digital wallet for …

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FNBO Launches BNPL Service and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 9/21/21

The First National Bank of Omaha launched a buy now, pay later service that enables merchants to offer installment payments to consumers. FNBO tapped EXL, an operations management and analytics company, and Skeps, a point-of-sale loan originations platform, to help develop the service. The BNPL service can be integrated into e-commerce Web …

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Priority Completes Finxera Deal and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 9/20/21

Payments provider Priority Technology Holdings Inc. completed its acquisition of Finxera Holdings Inc., a provider of banking-as-a-service software. Terms of the deal, which was announced in March, were not announced.Payment-fraud prevention provider Inetco Systems Ltd. launched BullzAI, a single technology combining a Web application firewall with a real-time fraud-detection and blocking system.The Tampa Hillsborough …

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Worldpay To Process GOL Transactions and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 9/17/21

GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A., said to be Brazil’s largest domestic airline, has chosen FIS Inc.’s Worldpay unit for payments processing in the 38 global market where the airline operates.Zum Rails, a provider of payments and open-banking software, launched anti-fraud technology for its Instant Deposit feature, which is enabled by Visa Direct.Humbl …

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