Online Debit: Selling Convenience (And Trust)

Mercator Advisory Group report examines online payments opportunity and risk for debit card issuers. Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 06, 2011

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The high cost of cash - community blog from Bo Harald

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Mercator Advisory Group New Report - UK Prepaid Market 2011

New international research report by Mercator Advisory Group continues global coverage of prepaid card markets and strategies.

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AB&T Retaliates Big-Bank Debit Card Fee Battle With Humor

In reaction to recent news about debit card fees, one bank in Georgia seized the opportunity to stand out from the crowd. (PRWEB) November 05, 2011

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U.S.: Discover Financial to Trial iPhone Attachment with Employees

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Trial
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MasterCard's Ajay Banga Sets Aside $500 Million for Price Fixing Suit


MasterCard's Ajay Banga Sets Aside $500 Million for Price Fixing Suit
During the company's earnings conference call, MasterCard CEO Ajaypal Banga updated the status of the price-fixing class-action suit pending against MasterCard and Visa
While there has been progress with the individual merchant plaintiffs, that is not the case with class plaintiffs who have made a “significantly higher d...
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Did You See This Cool Technology? Death to Keyboards Monitors: the OmniTouch




OmniTouch: Wearable Multitouch Interaction Everywhere

Did You See This Cool Technology? Death to Keyboards Monitors: the OmniTouchToday’s mobile computers provide omnipresent access to information, creation and communication facilities. It is undeniable that they have forever changed the way we work, play and interact. However, mobile interaction is far from solved. Diminutive screens and buttons mar the user experience, a
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HSBC ATM and e-banking services fall over

HSBC has been hit by a major glitch, leaving customers unable to access their online accounts or use cash machines....
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German Technical Relief Agency commences cashless procurement pilot with Citi

Today, the Technical Relief Agency of the German government (Bundesanstalt Technisches Hilfswerk, THW) started a pilot project in the area of ......
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US Card Fraud Disproportionately High Last Year


Posted on 4th Nov 2011 Gemalto Blog by Philippe Benitez

As cited in a previous blog post, The Nilson Report has released its annual fraud figures, and they are a bit unsettling.
The United States now accounts for 47 percent of global card fraud even though it generates only 27 percent of the total volume of purchase...
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The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo Co., Visa and Mastercard


The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo Co., Visa and Mastercard

CHICAGO, Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC),JPMorgan Chase...
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Veritec Awarded New Patent From Republic of South Africa - Improving Highly Secure Two-dimensional Bar Codes


Veritec Awarded New Patent From Republic of South Africa - Improving Highly Secure Two-dimensional Bar Codes

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn., Nov. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Veritec, Inc. (OTC –VRTC) today announced that it has been awarded a patent from the Republic of South Africa Patent Office.  This patent improves the Veritec VeriCode® and VSCode® two-dimensional Matrix Symbology codes by changing the code structure to more accurately locate cells a...
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J.P. Morgan Recognizes Commercial Card Clients for Industry Leadership

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Commercial Card Award Winners Include Coca-Cola Refreshments, ING Insurance U.S., Marriott International, Memorial Sloan-Kettering, P.F. Chang’s and Zep Inc.
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--J.P. Morgan’s Commercial Card Solutions unit today announced that it has recognized a...
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Mobile Payments: USA Market Analysis


Mobile Payments: USA Market AnalysisDUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Mobile Payments: USA Market Analysis" report to their offering.

Payments have been evolving for thousands of years. From the age-old bartering system, to cash, to check to electronic forms of payments, people have found innovative and more efficient ways to make...
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New Zealand Mobile Payment Market Forecast: Gross Transaction Value to Rise to $2.4 Billion in 2015


New Zealand Mobile Payment Market Forecast: Gross Transaction Value to Rise to $2.4 Billion in 2015

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets has announced the addition of IE Market Research Corp.'s new report "3Q.2011 New Zealand Mobile Payment Market Forecast 2009 - 2015: Gross transaction value of mobile payments in New Zealand to rise to $2.4 billion in 2015" to their...

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AuthenTec Reports Q3 2011 Financial Results


Record Quarterly Revenue Drives Profitability and Positive Net Cash Flow

MELBOURNE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AuthenTec (NASDAQ:AUTH), a leading provider of mobile and network security, today reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011.
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  • Third quarter revenue increased 19 percent sequentially to $19.3 million
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Italy Mobile Payment Market Forecast Gross Transaction Value to Rise to $38.7 Billion in 2015


Italy Mobile Payment Market Forecast Gross Transaction Value to Rise to $38.7 Billion in 2015

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets has announced the addition of IE Market Research Corp.'s new report "3Q.2011 Italy Mobile Payment Market Forecast 2009 - 2015: Gross transaction value of mobile payments in Italy to rise to $38.7 billion in 2015" to their offering.

“3Q.2011 Italy Mobile Payment Market Forecast 2009 - 2015: Gross t
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Fiserv to Speak at the 2011 Citi Financial Technology Conference


Citi Financial Technology Conference 2011

Fiserv to Speak at the 2011 Citi Financial Technology Conference
BROOKFIELD, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, announced today that its Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Thomas Hirsch, will present at the...
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TSYS to Present at Citi 2011 Financial Technology Conference


Citi Financial Technology Conference 2011

TSYS to Present at Citi 2011 Financial Technology Conference
COLUMBUS, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Philip W. Tomlinson, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of TSYS, will be presenting at the Citi 2011 Financial Technology Conference in Boston on Tuesday, November 8, from 11:10 – 11:50 a.m. EST. Interested persons may listen to this presentation via a s...
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U.S. Bancorp to Speak at the Citi 2011 Financial Technology Conference

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Citi Financial Technology Conference 2011

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB) announced today that Pamela Joseph, vice chairman, is scheduled to participate in a discussion regarding the global payments industry and Elavon, a wholly owned subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp and a leading global payments provider, at...
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