Friday , July 12, 2024


July, 2024

  • 10 July

    Payzli Joins Visa Acceptance Platform and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 7/10/24

    Payments provider Payzli said it now offers services from the Visa Acceptance Platform, including Tap to Phone and contactless payments. Swipesum, a merchant-services company, and Visa Inc.’s unit said they will support payments for 4aGoodCause, an online donation service. Relay Payments Inc. said 22 Onvo travel plazas will use its payments services that …

  • 9 July

    Cross River Pairs With MassPay to Bring Real Time Payments to a Broader Market

    Barely more than a year after the Federal Reserve launched its FedNow platform, banks and service providers are finding ways to bring real-time payment capability to niche businesses. The latest example emerged early Tuesday with an announcement that Cross River Bank, a technology-oriented financial institution, is working with payments platform …

  • 9 July

    CC’s Coffee House Debuts an App Developed by Paytronix

    With more than 40 locations across Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas, CC’s Coffee House looked to provide its customers with what it saw as a more personalized ordering and loyalty service. It enlisted Paytronix Systems Inc. to support the launch of the CC’s Coffee House app, which incorporates ordering, loyalty, and …

  • 9 July

    Skim Swipe’s POS Role and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 7/9/24

    Wireless and cybersecurity developer Berkeley Varitronics Systems Inc. launched Skim Swipe, a tool that can help detect card skimmers hidden in point-of-sale terminals. Galileo Financial Technologies, a payments-technology platform, announced it is offering wire-transfer capability via an application programming interface that links clients of Community Federal Savings Bank to the Federal Reserve’s …

  • 8 July

    Issuer-Provided Installment Plans Are Catching up to Traditional BNPL Plans

    Issuer-provided installment plans, such as American Express Plan It, My Chase Plan, and Mastercard Installments, are on par in popularity with in-store installment offers, finds Auriemma Group’s The Payments Report. American Express Co. was among the first issuers offering its own buy now, pay later plan, having launched it in …

  • 8 July

    Discover Unveils Balance+ to Offer Overdraft Protection on Debit Cards

    Consumers may be well acquainted with the concept of overdraft protection when writing checks, but early Monday Discover Financial Services said it is extending the service to its debit cards. Cardholders who hold the company’s Cashback Debit Checking account are eligible for the new service, called Balance+. “With Balance+ we …

  • 8 July

    Fiserv Small Business Index Dips and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 7/8/24

    Fiserv Inc.’s Small Business Index dipped four points in June to 140 amid a slowdown in consumer spending. Lower average tickets helped bring the separate transaction index down to 111 from 113 in May. Canada-based Digital Commerce Payments announced it has closed on its $1.5-million acquisition of the product information management business of Jasper …

  • 3 July

    Coinbase Wins a Federal Contract to Store Digital Assets

    Cryptocurrency exchange and management provider Coinbase Inc. has won a $35.5-million contract to safeguard and trade digital assets on behalf of the U.S. Marshals Service. The Service, a unit of the U.S. Department of Justice, is responsible for asset forfeitures arising from federal legal cases, including cases that involve recovery …

  • 3 July

    Canadian Processor Helcim Looks to Draw More Partners With a Revenue Split

    The Canada-based payments provider Helcim Inc., which like many processors works with a range of third-party partners, said late on Tuesday it is stepping up that collaboration to allow these integration partners to share in the company’s transaction revenue. Helcim figures revenue sharing will help attract yet more developers and …

  • 3 July

    Netevia Lines up $120 Million in Funding and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 7/3/24

    Payments provider Netevia Group LLC said it raised up to $120 million committed and uncommitted capital from private investment firm WhiteHorse Capital. Ant Group and Mastercard Inc., and 12 other Ant payment partners have extended the International Consumer Friendly Zones program to Chengdu and Chongqing because inbound tourist travel is increasing in the region. They launched …

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