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South Africa: Home Affairs, SABRIC join forces against identity theft

(The Paypers) Africa’s Home Affairs Department and the South African Banking Risk Information Centre (SABRIC) have joined forces to introduce an online fingerprint verification system....
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Amex to invest $100m

American Express is to invest US$100 million in digital commerce startups over the next several years. A new Silicon Valley office will fund innovative technologies in loyalty and rewards, mobile and online payments, fee-based services,...

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MK Tech, Aconite to distribute card products in Vietnam

(The Paypers) Aconite, a UK-based provider of mobile application management and EMV transaction processing services, has signed a strategic partnership with MK Technology JCS (MK Tech), a Vietnam-based provider of card-related and security products....
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Digital River to deliver In-Product Commerce technology to enterprise software publishers

(The Paypers) Global e-commerce services provider Digital River now provides enterprise software publishers with a new revenue channel through its In-Product Commerce technology....
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Samsung joins OSPT alliance

Samsung Electronics has joined the Open Standard for Public Transport (OSPT) Alliance, becoming the seventh company to join the association developing the Cipurse open standard for secure transit fare collection. Dojun Rhee of Samsung explained...

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Dedicated security for mobile issuance - community blog from Steve Brunswick

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Linkable Networks, 24/7 Real Media partner for digital coupons and card linked offers

(The Paypers) Linkable Networks, a linkable offers technology provider, and 24/7 Real Media, an ad technology company, owned by advertising and marketing services provider WPP, have entered an agreement which taps into consumers’ growing interest in digital coupons linked to credit and debit cards. In addition, Linkable Networks has also...
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UNI Credit Union, WV United Federal Credit Union roll out Dwolla tool

(The Paypers) Financial service providers UNI Credit Union and WV United Federal Credit Union have made available Dwolla, an online, social, mobile and location-based payments tool distributed by The Members Group (TMG), a credit union service organization....
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Alacriti introduces PatientCollect service

(The Paypers) Electronic payment and financial services provider Alacriti has launched PatientCollect, a SaaS-based patient payment service for healthcare providers....
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EBA on e-invoicing - community blog from Bo Harald

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Compass Plus unveils TranzAxis

The world's first open application development platform, for the retail banking sector, is launched today, by global payments software provider ......
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Aconite teams up with MK Technology JCS in Vietnam

Aconite, a leading provider of smart and mobile application management and EMV transaction processing solutions, today announced the signing of a ......
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Mobile financial services in India: Interview with Dr. Gaurav Raina, I.I.T. Madras, India

(The Paypers) "Any discussion regarding India’s mobile financial services ecosystem should first be placed in the context of the growth of mobile phones in India"....
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McDonald's, Wal-Mart Leaders Pull Back Support for Debit Reform


  
McDonald's, Wal-Mart Leaders Pull Back Support for Debit Reform
Executives from Wal-Mart and McDonald's believe the new debit card transaction rules now appear to be less effective than initially anticipated at reducing their expenses and may even increase costs, according to the Chicago Tribune. One 7-Eleven leader, meanwhile, thinks the results will be a mixed bag for his company.  

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CardinalCommerce and STAR Network Announce Universal PIN Debit Service Initiative


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Nov. 10, 2011, 8:00 a.m. EST
MENTOR, Ohio and ATLANTA, Nov 10, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- CardinalCommerce and the STAR Network today announced that STAR has signed a non-binding letter of intent to participate in the Universal PIN Debit Service (UPDS(TM)) enabled by Cardinal. STAR is one of the nation's leading electronic
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Spain Mobile Payment Market: Gross Transaction Value to Rise to $15 Billion in 2015


Spain Mobile Payment Market: Gross Transaction Value to Rise to $15 Billion in 2015
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets has announced the addition of IE Market Research Corp.'s new report "3Q.2011 Spain Mobile Payment Market Forecast 2009 - 2015: Gross transaction value of mobile payments in Spain to rise to $15 billion in 2015" to their offering.
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South and Central America Mobile Payment Market: Gross Transaction Value to Rise to $46 Billion in 2015


South and Central America Mobile Payment Market: Gross Transaction Value to Rise to $46 Billion in 2015

Research and Markets: 3Q.2011 South and Central America Mobile Payment Market Forecast 2009 - 2015: Gross Transaction Value to Rise to $46 Billion in 2015

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets has announced the addition of IE Market Research Corp.'s new report "3Q.2011 South and...
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First Data's October 2011 SpendTrend®

First Data's October 2011 SpendTrend®

First Data Releases October 2011 SpendTrend®

Card Spending Growth Remained Strong in October

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--First Data Corporation, a global leader in electronic commerce and payment processing, today released its First Data SpendTrend® analysis for the full month of October 2011 compared to October 2010. SpendTrend tracks...
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Discover Cardmembers Enjoy 5% Cashback Bonus® on Fashion and Restaurants...more for Holiday Season


Discover Spreads Holiday Cheer by Providing More Value to Cardmembers This Holiday Season
Cardmembers Enjoy 5% Cashback Bonus® on Fashion and Restaurants, Increased Cashback Bonus Offers from Top Online Retailers, and the Option to Pay with Cashback Bonus on Amazon.com

Discover Cardmembers Enjoy 5% Cashback Bonus® on Fashion and Restaurants...more for Holiday SeasonRIVERWOODS, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--It’s that time of year again w...
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Tabbedout Continues Expansion; Brings Mobile Payment to Seattle


Consumers can now pay tabs with their phones in local bars and restaurants

Tabbedout Continues Expansion; Brings Mobile Payment to Seattle
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seattle residents no longer have to worry about leaving a credit card at a bar or waiting to close their tab. Tabbedout, the mobile payment solution that enables customers to pay their bar or restaurant tab with their phone, has launched service in...
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