Monday , October 3, 2022

Person-to-Person Payments

Nacha Issues a New ‘Framework’ Aimed at Shifting Industry Emphasis to Credit Push Frauds

As payments fraud grows more threatening by the year, a report on Thursday from the governing body for the automated clearing house network recommends the payments industry shift its emphasis from combatting unauthorized debits to preventing crimes involving credit payments. Dubbed a “new risk-management framework,” the recommendation issued by Nacha …

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Block’s Cash App Expands Its Merchant Reach in a Deal With Adyen

Adyen Inc. has become the first third-party processor to offer Block Inc.’s Cash App mobile wallet to merchants. The news comes hard on the heels of reports earlier this month that Block had opened its Cash App wallet for payments to e-commerce merchants outside the Square seller network. Square is …

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Early Warning And Its Zelle Network Celebrate Five Years of Rising P2P Volume

Underscoring the rapid growth of digital payments between individuals, the Zelle Network early Thursday celebrated five years in business with numbers showing it has processed more than 5 billion transactions worth almost $1.5 trillion. In that time, almost 1,700 banks and credit unions have added Zelle to their mobile apps, …

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The Fed Sets a May to July 2023 Window for Its Launch of the FedNow Real-Time Service

The Federal Reserve Board on Monday afternoon narrowed the window for the launch of FedNow, its real-time payment service, to the weeks between May and July of 2023. The announcement, which came in a short address by Fed Vice Chair Lael Brainard, is the latest in a series of updates …

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Jack Henry Will Launch a Real-Time Fraud Detection Platform in 2023

To make modern fraud detection technology more accessible to community banks, Jack Henry & Associates Inc. late Thursday announced plans to launch early next year Financial Crimes Defender, a cloud-native platform for detecting fraud and other suspicious account activity that can hurt consumer’s financial health, as well as financial crimes, such …

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No Going Back as Digital Payments Transformation Has Cemented Itself, Report Suggests

Digital identity, new ways to move funds, the speedy pace of innovation, and changing consumer payment preferences are all quickly altering the payments arena, suggests the latest payments report from Deloitte Consulting LLP. “The things that really stood out the most for us when we looked at the data is …

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Tulip Completes Moneris Integration And Other Digital Transactions News briefs from 8/17/22

Tulip.io Inc., a Toronto-based point-of-sale system provider, said it has a certified integration with Moneris Solutions Corp., a large payment processor in Canada. Moneris had a U.S. presence prior to 2016 when it sold the U.S. business to Vantiv Inc.The Western Union Co. said it has renewed an agreement to support digital …

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Choice Hotels Adds Choice Direct Pay Billing Option And Other Digital Transactions News briefs from 8/16/22

Choice Hotels International Inc. launched Choice Direct Pay, which allows businesses to make reservations for employees and guests at multiple properties with billing through a centralized invoice. The service works with more than 5,000 U.S. properties.Grocery Outlet Holding Corp. announced customers can order groceries for delivery from nearly 400 stores via online-delivery …

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ParTech Acquires Menu Technologies And Other Digital Transactions News briefs from 8/9/22

Restaurant-technology provider ParTech Inc. announced it has acquired Menu Technologies AG, an omnichannel ordering platform serving international restaurant brands. Terms were not disclosed.The Western Union Co. expanded its integration of Visa Direct, Visa’s real-time payment service, to its U.S. network, enabling consumers to send or receive funds directly to their eligible Visa debit …

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‘We Are…Regaining Our Momentum,’ Says PayPal’s Boss As Payments Volumes Grow

After a few stumbles in recent months, PayPal Holdings Inc. returned to growth mode in its June quarter as the big payments provider refocused its energies on its basic businesses, including checkout, peer-to-peer payments, and the Braintree processing operation. “We are well under way toward regaining our momentum,” chief executive …

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