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Congressional Report Says Equifax Breach Was Preventable and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 12/11/18

Cloud-based point-of-sale system maker ShopKeep said it closed a $65 million funding round, led by Tribeca Venture Partners, that it will use for expansion and growth purposes. New investors include First Data Corp. and Salesforce Ventures. A staff report released by Republicans on the U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform …

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SpotOn Transact Initiates Crypto Acceptance and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 12/3/18

FreedomPay announced Nando’s, an international fast-casual restaurant chain, will use FreedomPay’s point-to-point encryption payments platform in its Oracle Micros Simphony POS system installations. Payments provider SpotOn Transact LLC agreed to offer acceptance of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to merchants via a partnership with Vaultbank, a blockchain-technology firm. Kevin Jones, founder …

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Starwood Breach Raises the Question of Whether Hackers Have Keys to Encrypted Data

Friday’s disclosure from hotel giant Marriott International Inc. that hackers compromised information on up to 500 million guests held in its Starwood reservation system raises the question of whether fraudsters will be able to use an unknown quantity of encrypted payment card numbers because they also might have stolen the …

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British Competition Regulators Probe PayPal’s Takeover of iZettle

The United Kingdom’s Competition and Markets Authority announced Monday that its initial investigation has found that PayPal Holdings Inc.’s September acquisition of Swedish processor iZettle AB could reduce competition or raise prices in the payments market. But whether the antitrust regulator will unwind the deal is far from certain. “While …

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Fuel Dispenser Vendor Offers Chevron, Texaco Dealers EMV Update Program

Chevron and Texaco fuel retailers have another option when considering EMV upgrades at the pump with the debut of a Gilbarco Veeder-Root program. Launched this week, the program enables these convenience-store operators to trade in their current non-EMV-compliant equipment from their pumps for the Passport POS service from Greensboro, N.C.-based …

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Pay-at-the-Table Comes to a Restaurant Group With Ingenico Devices

A restaurant franchiser is deploying Ingenico Group point-of-sale terminals as part of a migration to pay-at-the-table payment acceptance at its TGI Friday’s and Zinburger Wine and Burger Bar locations, Ingenico announced Wednesday. The deal ultimately will see pay-at-the-table service, where the server brings the POS terminal to diners at their …

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Ingenico Sacks Its CEO As It Considers ‘Strategic Options’

Point-of-sale terminal maker and payment processor Ingenico Group on Monday announced an executive shakeup that saw long-time chairman and chief executive Philippe Lazare replaced by the former CEO of Visa Europe. Lazare’s replacement and other boardroom changes come shortly after the Paris-based company said it was exploring “strategic options” in …

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EMV Finds a Seat in Restaurants

Forget an a la carte approach to point-of-sale services. EMV has trained restaurant operators to want inclusive features to help run their businesses. Ask point-of-sale system experts to describe the state of EMV acceptance among restaurants, and their choice of words may not be what many expect, or would hope, …

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Eye on Restaurants: BAMS Caters to Full-Service Restaurants; CardFree Launches Pay-At-Table

Payments provider Bank of America Merchant Services announced it and talech, developer of a cloud-based point-of-sale system that uses Apple Inc. iPads, are going after full-service restaurant and bar owners. Announced Tuesday, the deal will see BAMS, which is a merchant-acquiring alliance between First Data Corp. and Bank of America …

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CardinalCommerce Notes 3-D Secure 2.1 Milestone and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 10/19/18

E-commerce payments provider CardinalCommerce said it completed its first series of 3-D Secure 2.1 transactions with American Express Co., Mastercard Inc., and Visa Inc. The transactions, which were not part of a test, were part of an early-adopter program in which merchants and issuers enabled EMV 3-D Secure 2.1 via CardinalCommerce, …

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