Tuesday , April 16, 2024

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How J.P. Morgan’s Ambitious Commerce Platform Enables Cross-Channel Payment Acceptance

J.P. Morgan Payments sees the future of electronic commerce as one pipeline accessed by consumers across channels. Its role in that scenario is outlined by the debut earlier this year of what it calls a full-stack omnichannel service, one that offers in-store, online, and mobile checkout capabilities. “We realized merchants …

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Affinipay’s Tap-to-Pay Play And Other Digital Transactions News briefs from 2/6/24

AffiniPay, a specialist in payments for professional offices, launched a refreshed version of its In-Person-Payments service featuring new payments devices that include tap-to-pay functionality. Fiserv Inc.’s Small Business Index for January remained unchanged from December at 138. Year-over-year sales grew 1.7%, down from December’s 2.6% rate. The Index, introduced in January, measures …

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Eye on POS: CardFlight Enables Mobile Invoicing; Clover Sport Hits the Ice

Point-of-sale specialist CardFlight Inc. extended the ability to create invoices to its SwipeSimple app, a feature that was previously only available via the Web version. Meanwhile, Fiserv Inc. says the Prudential Center, where the National Hockey League New Jersey Devils play, will adopt Clover Sport point-of-sale hardware and software. New …

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PayRange Licensing Victor And Other Digital Transactions News briefs from 1/31/24

KioSoft Technologies has agreed to license technology from PayRange Inc. in a deal that could exceed $62 million in value over a 10-year period. The agreement stems from a settlement of a four-year dispute in which PayRange, a provider of payments technology for the laundry and vending industries, alleged KioSoft infringed its …

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Visa Revenue up 9% And Other Digital Transactions News briefs from 1/26/24

Visa Inc. reported $8.6 billion in net revenue for its December quarter, up 9% year-over-year, on $3.9 billion in credit and debit card volume, up 7.8%. Apple Inc. announced changes to iOS, Safari, and its App Store to meet European Union rules, including new options on its App Store to use payment …

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Bit.Store’s Crypto Card And Other Digital Transactions News briefs from 1/22/24

Digital-currency platform Bit.Store launched its Visa Virtual Crypto Card, a prepaid card that can store Bitcoin and offers cashback rewards on transactions. The social-media platform X has reportedly established a “dedicated account” that could transact in cryptocurrency for the platform’s expected peer-to-peer payments service. There has been no official word so far from X, formerly …

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MagicCube’s iAccept Gets a Shot in the Arm Via a Shift4 Partnership

MagicCube Inc. has partnered with processor Shift4 Payments Inc. to make its iAccept softPOS application available to Shift4 merchants. MagicCube’s i-Accept app turns Android smart phones and tablets into PCI-compliant payment devices that can accept contactless payments using tap-to-pay with or without a PIN. The deal is considered a boost …

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NRF News: NCR Voyix’s Self Checkout; Equinox’s New Terminal

With a variety of checkout strategies confronting merchants, NCR Voyix, which styles itself the “world’s largest self-checkout vendor,” has launched new self-checkout technology that relies on a software-as-a-service foundation that enables stores to offer barcode scanning, contactless payments, and other features. The company’s announcement came on the opening day of …

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Tap to Pay on Android Comes to GoDaddy Merchants

Web services and payments provider GoDaddy Inc. released its Tap to Pay on Android point-of-sale service for merchants, complementing the Tap to Pay on iPhone technology it already offers. Tap to Pay on Android enables merchants to use consumer-grade smart phones as contactless payment-acceptance devices without a need for separate …

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Eye on POS: Elo Pay Debuts; How Soft POS Transactions Will Bloom

The hotly competitive point-of-sale technology arena just got more so with the launch of Elo Pay and an accompanying POS terminal from Elo Touch Solutions Inc. Coming from Milpitas, Calif.-based Elo, Elo Pay provides payment acceptance, encryption, tokenization, and terminal-management tools in one service. Elo Pay also offers remote key …

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