Saturday , July 4, 2020

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Bluefin Device Encryption Roster Grows and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 3/4/20

Bluefin Payment Systems LLC said several devices were added to its PCI-validated point-to-point encryption listing.Forte Payment Systems, a unit of CSG International Systems Inc., launched BillPay, a billing product that features security enhancements, the ability for users to pay online, via kiosk, or in person, and other enhancements.Installment-payment specialist Splitit Payments Ltd. said …

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Eye on Acquisitions: Fiserv Acquires ISO MerchantPro Express; RevSpring Adds Loyale Healthcare

After a more than 10-year relationship with MerchantPro Express LLC, processor and banking-services provider Fiserv Inc. is bringing the Melville, N.Y.-based firm in house with an acquisition of the independent sales organization. Announced Tuesday, the deal sees the long-time partner—likely with First Data Corp., which Fiserv bought last year—acquired as a …

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Shazam To Offer TCH’s Real Time Payments and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 3/3/20

Debit network Shazam Inc. said it will offer The Clearing House Payments Co. LLC’s Real Time Payments service to its member financial institutions.POS Supply Solutions said it acquired Paper-Net, a point-of-sale consumables supplier, earlier this year. Terms were not disclosed. Paper-Net will take on the POS Supply Solutions branding.Professional Data Solutions Inc. (PDI), …

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COMMENTARY: Worldline And Ingenico: The What, the Why, And What’s Next? Part II

The combination of the French payments colossi Worldline S.A. and Ingenico Group S.A. spans multiple adjacent, but historically distinct, markets across the payments value chain. Issuer processing has been an oligopoly of ponderous, industrial-strength scale players such as Worldline, FIS, Fiserv/First Data, Total Systems, SIA/SSB, Nets, and Evry/Tieto. The traditional …

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USAePay Adds Shopaccino Integration and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 2/28/20

Payment gateway USAePay announced it now offers the Shopaccino eCommerce product and an integration with the USAePay gateway to merchants via its resellers.Craver Solutions Inc., which provides a branded mobile app to restaurants, said it is now integrated with the Clover point-of-sale platform from Fiserv Inc.Sphere, a service of payments-software provider TrustCommerce, said …

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With $70 Million in Fresh Funding, PayRange Is Ready To Displace Cash in Unattended Payments

PayRange Inc. said its recent procurement of $70 million in funding will help accelerate its efforts to displace cash and convert cash-and-coin-only machines to electronic payments. Announced Tuesday, the funding will help with PayRange’s 2020 Consumer Choice Program. That is an effort to convert cash-only machines to electronic payments. Laundry operators, …

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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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As Mobile Wallets Proliferate Globally, Pricing Emerges As a Key Tactic for Growth

Mobile wallets aren’t the revolutionary products they were a few years ago, but as more and more entities launch new ones across the world, the apps are getting much more diverse and cheaper to use. That’s because, while sponsors continue to battle for adoption, they’re finding pricing to be a …

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USA Technologies Eyes Growth in Software-Based Services And Expansion Into Japan

While playing defense in a proxy war with the company’s largest shareholder, vending-machine payments provider USA Technologies Inc.’s top executives are looking for growth through software-based services, and expansion into adjacent markets and other countries, particularly Japan.  “Our go-to-market strategy is to advance our sales efforts as an integrated software …

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Perk Hero Debuts as Glance Technologies Changes Its Name Amid a Quest for Younger Consumers

The payment habits of Generation Z and Millennial consumers are providing some of the motivation for Glance Technologies Inc. to change its name and mission. Millennials were born between 1981 and 1996, and those born in 1997 and later are Gen Z members. Announced Tuesday, the new corporate name is …

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