Tuesday , August 16, 2022

Mobile Commerce

Mobile Payment Use Increases and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 7/27/22

Consumers making a mobile payment at least once a week increased to 58% in the first half of 2022, compared with 46% in the same period in 2021, according to ACI Worldwide Inc.’s latest 2022 ACI Speedpay Pulse survey.E-commerce specialist Signifyd said a survey it commissioned found that 66% of respondents cut back their …

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Clover And Carat Help Propel Strong Results for Fiserv

Merchant acquiring is Fiserv Inc.’s largest and fastest-growing business, and in the second quarter it showed no signs of slowing down. Driven by technologies like Clover, a set of point-of-sale gear, and Carat, a fast-growing commerce platform, the acquiring unit posted $1.9 billion in revenue in the quarter ended June …

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Amazon.com Launches a Digital Wallet to Simplify Money Management For Sellers

To help sellers more easily manage proceeds from sales on their Amazon stores and expand their business globally, Amazon.com Inc. late Monday launched a digital wallet that allows sellers to hold, view, and transfer funds from sales on the marketplace directly to their bank accounts. The wallet, which Amazon announced …

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Waitr Secures MetLift Stadium Deal And Other Digital Transactions News briefs from 7/26/22

Waitr Holdings Inc., which is changing its name to ASAP, said it will be the exclusive mobile ordering platform for the New York Giants, New York Jets, and MetLife Stadium, the venue shared by both teams.The worldwide tokenization market is forecasted to grow from $2.6 billion in 2021 to $12.7 billion by …

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Global Digital Cross Border Transactions Are Exploding, a Researcher Reports

With digital domestic money transfers expected to exceed 300 billion transactions globally in 2026, up from a projected 207 billion transactions in 2022, a nearly 50% increase, new players are expected to push the envelope by introducing alternative forms of digital cross-border transfers, such as cryptocurrency and central digital bank …

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Albertsons Adds Online EBT Acceptance at More Than 2,200 Stores

A whopping 2,276 more grocery stores soon will accept electronic benefits transfer payments for online grocery shopping. In one move, Albertsons Cos., parent of Albertsons, Safeway, Jewel-Osco, Vons, and Pavilions stores, said the payment option is now available across its stores. Albertsons said more of its 22 brands will add …

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Cardholder Volume Booms for AmEx As a Pandemic Recovery Continues

Network volumes and interchange revenues posted hefty increases at American Express Co. in the second quarter as consumers and businesses spent more while a recovery continues from the Covid-19 pandemic that hit two years ago. AmEx reported Friday that its network volumes totaled $394.8 billion in the quarter ending June …

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The Price of Malware? Just $10

The proliferation of plug-and-play software has revolutionized the computing experience, mostly for good. But bad actors, too, are able to take advantage of the plug-and-play experience and purchase malware kits that require little to no coding expertise, which can retail for less than $10, according to a new report from …

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Visa Founder Dee Hock Forged a Network Giant Out of a Collection of Squabbling Banks

Dee Hock, who died Saturday at 93, may not have single-handedly founded the modern electronic payments industry, but he came closer than anyone else to claiming that mantle. He is widely credited as the force that harnessed a widely varied collection of banks to start the credit card system that …

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ACH-Based Dutchie Pay Debuts And Other Digital Transactions News briefs from 7/21/22

Dutchie, a provider of commerce technology for cannabis businesses, launched Dutchie Pay, which allows consumers to pay online with transactions handled on the automated clearing house network.One Inc announced Harford Mutual Insurance Group has adopted its ClaimsPay service to process claims payments digitally.The fintech Airwallex said it has launched its Online Payments App …

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