- Segpay Corp. debuted its Merchant Services Group, which is tasked with direct merchant-account placement, gateway, and other services for e-commerce merchants. Segpay has operated as a payment facilitator since 2005.
- A subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Financial Services Committee will have a hearing at 2 p.m. Est. Feb. 13 to investigate access to banking services by cannabis businesses. Witnesses haven’t yet been announced.
- Mobile movie-ticket application Atom Tickets added Samsung Pay as a payment method and also integrated a capability from Google Pay that allows users to save tickets to the Google Pay Android app. Atom Tickets has accepted Google Pay as a payment method since 2017, and also accepts Chase Pay, Amazon Pay, and Apple Pay.
- The ATM Industry Association and the ATM Security Association signed an agreement that has the ASA falling under the governance and ownership of ATMIA. The ASA will retain its name and logo. The two organizations began working on the merger in 2018.
- Payments provider Payscape said it will offer its services to members of the Professional Photographers of America. Members using the mobile point-of-sale option pay 2.45% per swiped transaction plus 10 cents.
- New York Community Bancorp Inc. will convert to a core platform and digital-payment capabilities from Fiserv Inc., Fiserv announced.
- Bluefin Payment Systems LLC said Stephen W. Orfei, former general manager of the PCI Security Standards Council and Mastercard executive, will be the chairman of the company’s Product Advisory Board. Rodney Farmer, a member of the PCI Council’s board of advisors, joined the Bluefin board, too.
- Installment-payment provider Splitit Payments Ltd. named Nathan Mairs vice president of U.S. sales. Mairs had been an executive with payments provider Klarna working on its installment-payment service.
Compliance with the Payment Card Industry data-security standard remains an elusive goal for many merchants …