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Movie Chain Promotes Contactless Payments as It Reopens and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 8/14/20

  • Movie theater chain Cinemark Holdings Inc. announced it is encouraging consumers to use contactless payments when it reopens its locations beginning Friday.
  • Curb, a mobile platform for taxi-ride hailing and payments, said the city of Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection is the first client for a new service aimed at enabling wheelchair accessible service.
  • The growth of live-streaming for paid events during the pandemic has led TicketSocket, a provider of technology supporting event registration and payment, to partner with Blue Jeans Network Inc., a platform provider for live video streaming.
  • Payments services provider Plastiq said it is now a member of the U.S. Visa Small Business Hub, which offers tools and tips for small businesses.
  • Payment card manufacturer CPI Card Group Inc. said it has joined First Mile, an organization dedicated to using recycled plastic.
  • R. Wayne Johnson, formerly a partner at PriceWaterHouseCoopers LLP, has joined USA Technologies Inc. as chief financial officer. USAT is a provider of payment technology for the vending industry.

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