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Twitter Buying Payments Company CardSpring
An article in PaymentSource indicates that Twitter will acquire CardSpring to...
Amazon Quietly Launches Its Consumer-Facing Mobile Wallet App, Amazon Wallet
In a move that’s only surprising for how long it has taken, Amazon recently...
PayPal Launches Small Business Support Program in UK
Global online third party service provider PayPal announced it will be...
Is the Money Drying Up for Payments Start-Ups?
Venture capitalists are starting to avoid payments start ups, in part because...
Realizing Africa’s Immense Payments Potential: Mercator Advisory Group Report
When companies are looking at regions for overseas investment, Africa generally...
Westpac to Pilot HCE-Based Mobile Payments
The New Zealand arm of Westpac announced it will become the first financial...
ACI Worldwide Acquires UK Based ReD
Leading global electronic processor, ACI Worldwide announced it is set to...
Web-Based Mobile Transactions Grow 48-percent in North America: Report Says
New data released by Adyen show strong growth in mobile commerce. Web based...
Mercator Advisory Group to Host Complimentary Analyst Roundtable Webinar: Midyear Review of Payments and Banking Innovation
The Mercator Advisory Group will be hosting a complimentary for members...
Fraudsters Successfully Prosecuted for Red Cross Prepaid Card Hack
Red Cross disaster relief prepaid cards were hacked by a criminal ring, but the...
Swipe Fees Still Making Headlines
An article posted today on the Detroit Free Press website, succinctly captures...
E-commerce Boom Fuels Online Payments Innovation
Global smartphone adoption continues to support the proliferation of electronic...
Australian Supermarket Chain to Compete With Big Banks With Revamped Payment Offerings
One of Australia’s leading supermarket chains, Coles, has announced that it...
Prepaid Cards Outpace Credit, Debit in June
Prepaid cards were the fastest growing non cash payment type in June,...
Transport for London Makes Capital's Buses Cash-Free
You can no longer buy a bus ticket in London with cash. In order to ride on...
Bonobos Raises $55 Million to Expand Its Online-Offline Shopping Experience
Bonobos Inc. has built its successful retail business on a model that relies on...
Osper Reinvents Banking for Young People, Parents
Prepaid accounts, while having similar functions, have begun to take off with...
Why I Chose to Relocate My Mobile Payments Start-up From California to Boston
It has become received wisdom these days that if you want to strike it rich,...
Mobile Revenue Up 111% for 26 Retailers as Mobile Traffic Nears 50%
Consumers are shopping more through the devices they spend the most time on....
The Buck Stops Here: Prepaid Debit Card Lets Man Function Financially
Prepaid often becomes the de facto financial instrument of choice for...
Allpoint Network to Accept Check, Cash Deposits
Cardtronics, Inc. the world's largest retail ATM owner, announced its Allpoint...
Prepaid Loses Its Magic Johnson Card
Magic Johnson is following Suze Orman to the exit of the prepaid business,...
Suze Orman’s Prepaid Card Shutting Down
Financial guru Suze Orman’s prepaid card is shutting down, according to a...
KCB Launches Prepaid Card to Enhance Cashless Transactions
Within developing countries, where unbanked rates can be significantly higher...
Is Google Instant Buy a Game Changer?
Mobile Commerce Daily is excited to report that Google Wallet has enabled...
BNP Paribas, Orange to Boost Mobile Banking in Africa
Global financial institution, BNP Paribas and leading international...
Payments ‘App Store’ Approach to Revolutionize Product Development for Banks
Ixaris has announced an alternative approach for banks to bring new payments...
eGifter Launches New Virtual Gift Card Product for Merchants
The social gifting platform provider, eGifter, has launched a new product to...
Facebook, Amazon Set Sights on PayPal’s Mobile Payments Leadership
As mobile payments increase, various companies are joining the push to...
UK Based Powa Acquires MPayMe for $75 Million
UK based digital commerce company Powa Technologies announced it will acquire...
First Signs of an MCX Pilot Appear at Walmart
Jefferies, an investment bank, has recently issued a report that indicates...
Bitcoin: Spreading the Word by Spreading the Wealth
The president of the Bitcoin Association has been working to spread the word...
Mercator Advisory Group Appoints Ben Jackson Director of Prepaid Advisory Service
Boston, MA – June 11, 2014 – Mercator Advisory Group has announced the...
Prepaid, Cash Are Key Budgeting Tools
Financial institutions can use cash or prepaid cards to help their customers...
Contradictory Cash Reports Emerge in UK
In the past week, statistics from the UK Cards Association (http...
Gift Cards Not Just For Gifting
If there had been any previous doubts, the Prepaid Press article from Rivka...
Apple Subject of More Mobile Payment Speculation
Every now and again the media trove through Apple’s patents looking for clues...
Mercator Advisory Group Expands Payments Innovation Coverage: Tim Sloane appointed VP, Payments Innovation
Sloane to focus on developing payments innovation taxonomy to measure market...
OTI Launches Trio Modular Payments Reader
On Track Innovations has put its standards certified Trio Modular reader...
How Banks Can Win Back 'Mind Share' from PayPal, Google, Amazon
By now it is clear that banks' younger customers are there for the taking,...
Business-to-Business Sales Drive Closed-Loop Prepaid Growth in UK
The UK Gift Card and Voucher Association has released data showing that...
Dwolla Introduces Next Day Transfers for Small Businesses
Payments provider Dwolla announced that it has launched service to help small...
Intuit to Buy Mobile Bill Payment Provider Check
Intuit Inc. announced this week that it has agreed to buy Check, a company that...
Sign Up for Omni-Integration Webinar by Vantiv
The Omni Integration Imperative Webinar, sponsored by Vantiv, will be held...
Prepaid Blamed for Identity Theft, Tax Fraud, Money Laundering
Because prepaid cards have been used by criminals to hold the proceeds of...
Groupon Replaces POS Systems With iPads
Groupon recently launched Gnome, an iPad based POS system that the company...
CNET Founder Launches Company to Reduce Bitcoin Volatility
The founder of the tech news site CNET announced plans to create a site called...
Utilities Are Moving From Checks to Prepaid to Deliver Rebates
Electricity utility cooperatives are switching from checks to prepaid cards...
TSYS Looks to Opportunities in Mobile, Prepaid, EMV
TSYS has invested in prepaid with its purchase of NetSpend and expects to see...
Waiting for a Compelling Mobile Wallet
A recent article on readwrite.com reflects on the lack of progress mobile...
Chicago Test of Mobile Payments for Parking Accelerates Into Massive City Rollout
Drivers in Chicago will be able to use their smartphones to park on all...
Singapore’s OCBC First to Use New Real-Time Payment System
Looking to utilize Singapore’s newly installed real time payment system, OCBC...
FIS, Fiserv Say They're Studying Bitcoin
While Jamie Dimon and Warren Buffett express doubts about bitcoin, executives...
Mercator Advisory Group Free Analyst Roundtable Webinar
The Mercator Advisory Group will be holding a free hour long webinar, “Payments...
Deutsche Telekom Launches NFC Mobile Wallet in Germany
German mobile network operator, Deutsche Telekom has official launched its new...
Coinstar Plans to Accept Gift Cards Along with Jars of Coins
Coinstar has begun rolling out gift card exchange kiosks that work much like...
Moneygram Partner Facebook’s Payments Platform PicomoPay
Leveraging recent developments in social networks payments, Moneygram will be...
Starbucks Thinking about Sharing it Mobile App With Other Retailers
Starbucks Coffee Co. CEO Howard Schultz said in an earnings call last week that...
Free Webinar - Analyst Roundtable: Payments and Banking 2014 the Disruption and Opportunity Factor
Mercator Advisory Group will host a free, hour long webinar Tuesday, May...
Delaware Joins Lawsuit Over Unclaimed Gift Card Balances
The state of Delaware claims that several retailers formed a shell corporation...
Mobile Banking Lifts Bank of America
Bank of America is seeing progress on the mobile banking front. On Wednesday,...
China’s Alipay Looks to Japanese Market With Rakuten Deal
The Chinese equivalent of PayPal, (Alipay), has announced a new deal with...
Walmart, Ria Launch Domestic Money Transfer Service
Wal Mart Stores Inc. has partnered with Ria, a division of Euronet Worldwide...
Are ATMs the Right Channel for Serving the Under-Banked?
The automated teller machine — a technology that dates to the 1960s — is taking...
Wrapper Company Launches Prepaid Card to Convert Bitcoin into Brazilian Currency
Bitinvenst, a Brazilian electronic currency company, has created a prepaid...
The Technological Imperative: Why Banks Need to Keep Up with Changing Consumer Demands
We live in a digital world where customers think less and less about the...
Fujitsu Launches Biometric ATMs across Europe
Japanese electronics manufacturer, Fijitsu has announced a new range of ATMs...
Retailers Push Into Crowded Mobile Payment Market
Big retailers are muscling in on the likes of Visa, MasterCard and...
MasterCard Reports Global Contactless Surge
MasterCard has announced that the number of contactless transactions...
Survey Says Fraud Increased in 2013, But So Did Anti-Fraud Measures
Fraud on credit and debit cards increased in 2013, but more measures were...
Unwanted Gift Card? CoinStar and Blackhawk Can Help
Coinstar started by helping people make use of the money sitting unused in...
Wrapper Louisiana Bill Would Replace Tax Refund Cards with Checks
A bill in the Louisiana legislature seeks to replace prepaid tax refunds...
MasterCard Identifies International Prepaid Numbers
While not sharing the total spend volume, this press release from...
Company Begins Selling Prepaid Bitcoin Cards
A Canadian company is selling prepaid cards denominated in Bitcoin to help...
Green Dot Plans to End the Scam Fest
This press release from Green Dot doesn’t use the word MoneyPak, only...
Big Banks Looking into Wearable Banking
Banking giants like Wells Fargo, U.S. Bank, and ING Direct Canada are...
InComm Introduced a B2B Service for Merchant Gift Card Programs
InComm has announced the launch of a Corporate B2B service that they will...
Prepaid Processor i2c gets into Debit Processing
Companies like i2c that have specialized in prepaid processing have been...
Using Prepaid to Reduce the Use of Cash at Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
This Finextra article reminds us of a lesson long forgotten that cash has a...
Casino Prepaid: The Devils Tool or a Consumer Convenience?
Curtis Arnold, a contributor to Forbes, would like to protect consumers,...
Millennials aren’t abandoning brick-and-mortar banks
A Bankrate.com survey released today found that millenials are not abandoning...
Insight: Fuel Card Competition Intensifies
UK Commercial Card issuer Barclaycard is set to launch a new Fleet card in...
CFPB Blog Proposes Style and Format Standards for Disclosure
A recent blog by Eric Goldberg of the CFPB indicates that the CFPB expects to...
JetPay Card Services Introduces MAC- Visa Payroll Card
JetPay Corp., of Berwyn, Pa., announced Tuesday that it has launched a general...
Starbucks Enables Digital Tipping
Starbucks soon will debut a long overdue addition to its popular mobile app...
Cachet Acquires DeviceFidelity’s Moneto Mobile Application Platform
In a surprise move that greatly broadens its reach and partner depth, Remote...
Amex Invests in the Unbanked & Underserved
American Express will establish a fund for startups focusing on financial...
Prepaid Gets An A- Grade from CFSI
The Center for Financial Services Innovation has given the prepaid industry an...
CashStar Releases A New Digital Gifting Platform
Digital prepaid card company CashStar announced Monday it has released the...
Visa Creates Clearinghouse to Prevent Prepaid Fraud
Visa announced this week that it is launching a new service to let prepaid card...
Massachusetts Doesn’t Understand Prepaid Cards
The Massachusetts Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation doesn’t...
Chase Changes Its Disclosure to Match Pew Recommendations
Chase is giving the disclosure for its Liquid prepaid card a makeover based on...
InComm Announces Partnership to Expand Presence in Southeast Asia
InComm announced Wednesday it has partnered with Money Online, a leading online...
Gambling With Prepaid
The Nevada Gaming Commission recently approved the use of prepaid cards to...
Amex Moves Forward in Asia With Mobile Wallet and Virtual Card Agreement
Matchmove, a company that helps Asian based online businesses deploy...
GPR Profit at Any Cost?
Just what the prepaid industry doesn’t need now a GPR product bragging about...
Fitch: Prepaid Cards Will Continue To Grow
Fitch Ratings is predicting that the prepaid business will continue to growth...
GAO Says Student Payment Card Contracts Should Be More Clear
The Government Accountability Office says students need better access to...
Account Now: First GPR Adopting Mobile As New Distribution Channel
Account Now has acquired two mobile properties that deliver access to prepaid...
Mainstream Media Highlights PEW's Prepaid Findings
Last week, CNN Money and other media outlets highlighted a report from PEW...
UK’s Birdback Raises $2.4M from Passion Capital for Card-Linked Offers
United Kingdom based, a firm that has created a card linking loyalty platform,...
Smart Card Alliance Warns Industry not to Forget About CNP Fraud
The Smart Card Alliance is warning industry stakeholders not to forget about...
Use Your Starbucks Card to Buy Bitcoin!
A software developer has come up with a site that will let people use balances...
Digital Gift Cards Add to Retailer Holiday Sales According to InComm
Data from gift card distribution company InComm shows that offering digital...
Cash Use Up, Polls Suggest, But Payments Companies Aren’t Talking
Shoppers say they are using more cash, and some evidence of increased...
Promoting the Virtues of the Google Wallet Prepaid Card
A recent Forbes article written by Curtis Arnold reviewed the virtues of the...
Vodafone and ICICI Bank Launch M-Pesa in India
Vodafone India and ICICI Bank announced the formal launch of the Indian version...
T-Mobile Takes Heat for Failure to Heed NBPCA Best Practices: Washington Post.
This article in The Washington Post by Danielle Douglas looks at T Mobile’s...
Are There $44 Billion in Unused Gift Cards Lying Around?
The New York Post reports that a study by CardHub estimates there is $44...
Office of Inspector General Says Postal Service Should Offer Financial Products
A paper issued by the U.S. Postal Service’s office of the Inspector General...
20-Minute “Open to Buy” Mobile Prepaid MasterCard Now Available in 3 Cities
A Mobile Payments Today article describes a virtual prepaid MasterCard that...
Who is T-Mobile Challenging With Prepaid Offering?
T Mobile is ready to shake up the finance industry with its new prepaid card,...
T-Mobile Launches Prepaid Card/Mobile Application Combination
Joining Metro PCS and Boost Mobile, wireless provider T Mobile has launched a...
Public Transportation Shows the Hurdles for Mobile Payments
An article in Mobile Commerce Daily explores why transit systems are having a...
Starbucks App Has Security Flaws, Stores Information in the Clear
Starbucks Coffee Co. has confirmed that its mobile payments app can be hacked,...
MasterCard and Ecobank Reach Deal on Financial Inclusion in Africa
MasterCard announced it has reached a landmark deal with Ecobank to bring...
i2c Collaborates With CardFlex Japan on Prepaid Products
i2c, a company specializing in cloud prepaid processing and emerging commerce...
Better ATM Services Adds Advanced Network Inc. to Reseller Network
Better ATM Services, expanded its reseller network Wednesday when it signed an...
Starbucks Customers Load $1.3 Billion in U.S. and Canada in Fourth Quarter
Starbucks Coffee Company had $1.3 billion in loads in the United States and...
The Next Regulatory Round Begins with the Prepaid Card Disclosure Act of 2014
Senator Mark Warner (D Va.) announced yesterday that he has introduced...
Chase Is Leaving Payroll and Government Prepaid, Liquid Will Remain
Reuters is reporting that Chase has decided to get out of two prepaid segments...
A Starbucks-Like Card for Every Retailer? Mercury Payments Says ‘Yes’
Mercury Payments Systems, a payments processor, has launched a gift card...
Misaligned Goals in Banking Can Also Cause Trouble in Prepaid
A recent American Banker article written by Penny Crosman identifies how Wells...
Starbucks Launches Prepaid Cards in China
Starbucks announced today it has begun selling gift cards in China to coincide...
Porn, Not Charity, Wins Attention For Third-Party Gift-Card Acceptance
Huffington Post has found a giggle worthy, post holiday story in the news that...
Indian Retailers See Sharp Increase in Gift Card Use
Several leading Indian retailers have announced their stores saw a distinct...
Target to Honor Gift Cards That Were Not Activated
Despite a technical glitch that left some shoppers with gift cards that were...
Blackhawk Adds Electronic Gift Cards to Coinstar Kiosks
Prepaid card distributor Blackhawk Network Holdings announced this week it has...
epay and PayPal Team Up to Offer Digital Gift Cards
Prepaid distributor epay announced this week that it will offer digital gift...
MasterCard Introduces Payroll Card Standards
Today MasterCard released new standards designed to help employees take...
Start-Up Kiind Offers Send Now-Pay Later Gift Cards
Kiind Inc. is a Canadian start up that allows users to send digital gift cards...
Coin's Buzz Continues to Grow, but What's in it for Retailers?
From Mobile Commerce Daily Coin, a recent innovation in the payments space that...
Mercator Research: Gift Cards Remain at the Top of Holiday Shopping Lists
For the past couple of year, Mercator Advisory Group has made its holiday gift...
Square Updates Reader With Slimmer Design
Square has introduced a thinner device which also contains a custom chip meant...
Hackers Compromised 465,000 Chase Payroll and Benefits Cards
JPMorgan Chase & Company has said that as many as 465,000 prepaid card...
CARD.com Raises $3M To Convert Trendiness into GPR Gold
This article on Socialtech.com announced that Ben Katz, formerly of Green Dot...
Better ATM Services Agrees to Let Express Teller Services Sell Its Technology
Better ATM Services, a company that enables the sale of gift and prepaid cards...
Blackhawk Buys German Prepaid Card Distributor Retailo
Blackhawk Network Holdings Inc., a prepaid card mall operator and distributor,...
PayPal Gift Card Mall: Sold Out (almost)!
Patrick Gauthier, Head of Emerging Retail Services at PayPal, announced through...
PayPal Accepts Open-Loop Gift Cards Through PayPal Checkout
PayPal has developed a method of accept open loop gift cards for online...
Card Manufacturer Turning Out 1 Million Gift Cards a Week
The Tennessean profiled National Business Products, a card manufacturer based...
Municipalities Are Finding It Difficult to Bank the Unbanked
In this MainStreet article, Simone Baribeau indicates that prepaid debit card...
Green Dot Wins Regulatory Approval to Buy Wal-Mart MoneyCard Deposits
The Federal Reserve has given Green Dot Bank approval to buy the deposits of GE...
Oakland’s ID/Prepaid Card Provider Cuts Fees
SF Global, the program manager for the City of Oakland’s combination...
MasterCard rePower Reload Network Debuts at Wal-Mart via Green Dot
In a joint press release, MasterCard indicates it has extended its Green Dot...
Would You Like Some Plastic With Your Google Wallet?
Google announced Wednesday it is extending the functionality of its Wallet...
Can Alternative Providers Take Market Share From Traditional Banks?
From American Banker Two leading alternative providers in the banking industry,...
Visa and i2c Announce Global Prepaid Alliance
Visa and international prepaid processor i2c have announced the formation of a...
Cartes 2013 News Roundup
The annual Cartes show is underway in France and as usual, there is plenty of...
First Data's SpendTrend Conveys Optimism for Holiday Spending
First Data released its most recent SpendTrend Analysis, which tracks same...
Mobile Gift Card Distributor Gyft Steers Shoppers Away from Credit Cards
Gyft, a company that allows shoppers to buy, send, and redeem closed loop gift...
Startup Coin to Introduce One Card That Replaces All Cards in Your Wallet
In his Wall Street Journal blog post, Greg Bensinger discusses the startup Coin...
Gift Cards Remain the Preferred Gift for the Holidays
Gift cards will be on the lists of 80% of holiday shoppers, according to a...
South Africa Sees Decline in Unbanked Population
More South Africans are banked these days thanks in large part to citizens...
Virtual Currencies Pose no Threat to Cash, Bank of Canada Says
A Bank of Canada working paper concluded virtual currencies pose no real threat...
Isis Announces Nationwide Availability
Isis today announced the company has completed its preparations for a national...
InComm Creates Mobile Shopping Cart for Gift Cards
Prepaid card distribution company InComm has created a mobile optimized...
Company Offers Girl Scouts Prepaid Cards as Part of Financial Literacy Training
SpendSmart Payments Co., a financial company in San Diego that specializes in...
Russian Subways Accept Exercise for Fare Payments
In an effort to promote physical fitness around the upcoming 2014 Winter...
Rogers, MasterCard Partner on Mobile Prepaid in Canada
From Techvibes Rogers and CIBC last year launched Suretap, a mobile payments...
Prepaid Debit Cash Withdrawals Help Cardtronics in Third Quarter
Cardtronics in the third quarter saw 16% of cash withdrawals from the ATMs it...
Hyperwallet Launches Instant Issue Corporate Prepaid Cards
Payment technology company hyperWALLET has announced the launch of an instant...
Google Wallet Beats Passbook for Mobile Loyalty Programs
Google Wallet has beaten out Apple’s Passbook program for some significant...
Green Dot Launches New Cards at Wal-Mart, Says It is Competitive to Amex
Green Dot Corp. has launched a new suite of prepaid products in Wal Mart stores...
Could NSA Leaks Affect the Payments Industry?
Loyalty programs, geofencing, and other incentives and marketing schemes may be...
Venture Capitalist Has the Wrong Idea About Gift Cards
In a guest post on the tech site Readwrite.com, venture capitalist Josh...
PayPerks Drives Use of Government Benefits Prepaid Cards
PayPerks is a start up company that uses sweepstakes style incentives to teach...
Why Apple Shouldn't Buy American Express
Apple has a lot of cash, more than $40 billion according to the company’s most...
Starbucks Brings Gifting to Twitter
Twitter is not the first social media platform that comes to mind when...
Group Urges People to Contact Congress in Support of Small Dollar Lenders
Consumers for Choice is an advocacy group that is encouraging people to contact...
InComm Launches Cashtie Cloud Service
From an InComm press release InComm today announced the launch of Cashtie Cloud...
Federal Reserve Appeals Ruling Requiring Lower Interchange and Four Networks on Debit Cards
Earlier this week, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve Board filed an...
Incentives Survey Shows that Prepaid Cards Lead Non-cash Rewards
In analyzing the latest survey by the Incentives Federation, Meetingsnet.com...
Blackhawk to Provide Virtual Gift Cards for PayPal
Blackhawk Network will provide digital gift cards for Paypal’s customers in the...
Bitcoin Users Can Buy Wal-Mart Gift Cards at eGifter
Bitcoin news site Coindesk.com is heralding the sale of Wal Mart gift cards on...
Blackhawk Network Announces Deal to Buy InteliSpend Prepaid Solutions
Blackhawk Network, a prepaid card distributor, announced on Monday that it has...
Processor Outage Cuts Food Stamp Benefits for Some, Increases Them for Others
An outage at Xerox Corp. shut down Electronic Benefits Transfer systems and...
Will Walgreens Lead Other Retailers into Prepaid?
Walgeens recently announced it was launching its own general purpose prepaid...
UK Government Formally Announces New Payment Regulator
Following months of discussion, the United Kingdom government announced...
Utah Transit Authority Planning to Launch Reloadable Fare Prepaid Cards
Transit agencies move slowly when it comes to adopting new payment types, in...
New Association Wants to Improve Card-Linked Offers Experience
Microsoft, Bank of America, Discover, Facebook, and First Data have partnered...
Starbucks Is Going to Release an App That Will Let You Order and Pay For Your Drink Before You Even Get There: CBS Local
Serving the SMB Market: Making Payments Work: Vantiv
Mark Zuckerberg Doesn't Want to Monetize Messaging Yet. Here's What He's Missing: Bloomberg
Apple Talking to Visa About Mobile Payments - Report: Finextra
TSYS Reports Second Quarter 2014 Total Revenues Increased 30.4%: TSYS
Network Branded Prepaid Card Association Names Doug Bower as Executive Director And President Of The Association: PR Newswire
Study: The Problem With Mobile Payments Isn’t Awareness — It’s Utility: Street Fight Mag
PayPal Signs 'Ten of Thousands' Customers in Nigerian Launch: Reuters
EU to Roll Out Cybercrime Taskforce: Bank Info Security
CFPB Expands Complaints System to Prepaid Cards, Pawnshops: Credit Cards
Ex-Google Wallet Boss Bedier Becomes PayRange Director: Finextra
Target Fires Back at Amazon With its Own Image Recognition App: Mobile Commerce Daily
Isis Needs a Phoenix-Like Reincarnation For its Mobile Wallet: Mobile Payments Today
Starbucks Has Bigger Plans in Mobile Payments Than Most People Realize: Recode
Financial Institutions Unprepared For Digital Future: The Financial Brand
Four Years Later, Economic Cost of Dodd-Frank Remains Elusive: American Banker
Privacy Groups, Security Experts, Others Implore Obama to Veto CISA: SC Magazine
Russian Espionage Malware Adapted for Ransomware Scams: SC Magazine
Alibaba Now Eyes September for U.S. Mega-IPO: Source: Reuters
CashStar Launches Digital Gift Card Solution for Google Wallet: Business Wire
Consumers' Real-World Cost of Cash: A Defining Moment for ATM Deployers, Merchants: ATM Marketplace
ProPay Partners With ThreatMetrix For Fraud Prevention Solutions: Payment Eye
Issuers – Why You Need to Plan for EMV Now: Payments Leader
What the BRICS Tell Us About Payments: Payment Views
Investors Cash Out Of Payment Technology Startups: Tech Crunch
First Data Announces Closing of $3.5 Billion Private Placement: Digital Journal
CARDFREE and XPIENT Solutions Partner for Omni-Channel Services for Restaurants: Business Wire
New GfK Survey Shows 60% of US Consumers Have Used a Branded Prepaid Payment Card: Business Wire
Apple, IBM Forge Global Partnership to Transform Enterprise Mobility: Apple
Host Card Emulation Can Change the Game for Contactless Payments: Payment Source
WEX Signs Prepaid Fuel Card Processing Agreement with Shell: Investors
First Data Introduces Perka Mobile Loyalty to Merchants: Finextra
Zooz Closes $12M Investment Round: Digital Journal
Daily Fantasy Sports Site DraftKings Acquires DraftStreet: Yahoo Finance
Mobile Wallets: Will Value Actually Drive Adoption?: Mobile Payments Today
Motel 6 Adds Google Wallet For Online Bookings: Mobile Payments Today
ProPay Launches TSYS Guardian CyberShieldSM in Partnership with ThreatMetrix to Provide Advanced Fraud Prevention Solutions: Market Watch
World First Launch New Mobile App as International Payments Go Mobile: Payment Eye
Protiviti Launches Anti-Corruption Portal: American Banker
High Schoolers Learn Personal Finance Through On-Campus Banking: US News
Could Apple or Google Smash the Banks? ATM Marketplace
Migrating to Mobile Payments: Bank Info Security: Mobile Payments
Staples Launches Website Refresh to Make Omni-channel Shopping Easier for Largest European Markets: Business Wire
Alipay's Mobile Ticketing Plans Could Have an Impact Outside the Far East: Mobile Payments Today
Vodafone Moves Into Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands: Mobile World Live
Botnet Takes Advantage of Weak Passwords to Hack POS Systems: Finextra
How Prepared is Restaurant Industry for End of Swipe & Sign?: Hospitality Technology
Former PayPal Founder Levchin Wants to Upend Consumer Finance: Finextra
Payment Processor’s Singapore Office Will Serve as a Hub for Addressing Regional Market Needs: i2cinc
US Students in Middle of Pack on Financial Know How: Ledger-Enquirer
Survey Finds American Cardholders Are Ready for EMV: NFC World
NY Tech Investor David Tisch Just Raised $7.5 Million For a New E-Commerce Startup That Turns 'Instagram Into a Mall': Business Insider
First Data Ups the Ante with New Gambling, Gaming Payment Suite: First Data
The Walmartization of EMV: ATM Marketplace
Apple Granted a Patent for a Secure Enclave Processor: Patently Apple
Payment Card Data isn't The Only Lucrative Loot In a Data Breach: Forbes
IBM Study: Mobile to Play Major Role in Online Holiday Shopping: Chain Store Age
Google Raises $500 Million to Compete With AmazonFresh: Inc
Online Art Gallery Experiments with Bitcoin Payments: Coin Desk
Seamless Has Swedish Consumers Covered With Mobile Payments for Parking: Mobile Payments Today
The Rise of Thin, Mini and Insert Skimmers: Krebs on Security
Self-Serve Beer Stations Debut At Target Field Ahead Of All-Star Game: NESN
Hackers Are Costing Companies Millions — And It's Going To Get Worse : Business Insider
How E-commerce Experts View Loming Threats to the Internet: Internet Retailer
New PIN-Compatible M-Payments Card Reader Available for MYOB PayDirect: Payment Eye
London Buses Go Cashless: Finextra
Payza Adds Payment Processing, eWallet Service in US:Yahoo
Two Fintech Startups Tackle Small-Business Problem: Slow Payers: American Banker
Cybercrime Scheme Uncovered in Brazil: New York Times
Champs Sports Drives 183-Percent Increase in Mobile Sales: Mobile Commerce Daily
Paysafecard Launches in Peru, Uruguay: Payment Eye
NatWest, RBS Allocate $1.7B to Improve Digital Services, ATM Access: ATM Marketplace
SBI Launches Six Digital Banking Branches: The Hindu
How Does Brazil Score in Financial Services?: ATM Marketplace
First Data Appoints Gretchen Garrigues Chief Marketing Officer: Finextra
McDonald’s Testing Mobile Ordering, Payments App: Mobile Payments Today
JCB Launches Global Payment Service Using NFC: Payment Eye
Host Card Emulation is Payments' New Green Field: Payment Source
Breach Suit Filed Against P.F. Chang's: Bank Info Security
Mobey Forum appoints CaixaBank Head of Mobile Payments as Chairman: Payment Eye
Smartphone Apps That Make It Easier to Create, Stick to a Budget: Boston Business Journal
Foodpanda Catches Up With New Mobile Payment App: Mobile Payments Insider
FISMA Reform Heads to Senate Floor: Bank Info Security
U.S. Prepares for Sale of Bitcoins Seized in Its Raid on Silk Road: New York Times
Enabling Mobile Wallets Will Enhance All-Around Business: Mobile Commerce Daily
Dwolla Speaks Out on Net Neutrality: Credit Union Times
Mobey Forum Issues Report on Prepaid Mobile Wallets: Greensheet
TSYS CEO Philip W. Tomlinson to Retire: Payments Source
Emerging Payment Technologies Will Create New Winners, Losers In The Giant Credit Card Industry: Bank Insider
Weve CEO Sear Quits: Finextra
ProPay(R) Releases Account Updater Service: Wall Street Journal
Stripe Inks Deal With Alipay to Connect Chinese Shoppers With Western Brands: Recode
PayPal Brazil Seeks Acquisitions to Lure Smaller Retailers: Payment Source
Wells Fargo Extends Commercial Cards to Europe, EMV-Enabled Cards Globally: CPI
FORECAST: US In-Store Mobile Payments To Reach $189 Billion By 2018: Business Insider
Use Gift Cards to Stick to Your Entertainment Budget: Lifehacker
Daily's Convenience Chain Selects NCR Radiant POS: Chain Store Age
Thwarting Card Fraud at Retailers: Bank Info Security
Veridu Beats Competition to Win Payments’ Dragons Den at PayExpo 2014: Payment Eye
The Future of Mobile Shopping is Not Ready For Prime Time: Mobile Commerce Daily
Oracle to Acquire Columbia-based Micros Systems for $5.3 Billion: Washington Post
Alipay Reportedly Launches NFC-Enabled Transit App: Mobile Payments Today
Brazil's Mobile Payments Market Comes Into Focus After Regulations: Mobile Payments Today
Path Looks To Combine Commerce And Messaging With TalkTo Acquisition, Release Of New ‘Talk’ App: Tech Crunch
Apple's Plan For The Future Of Payments Is Coming Into Focus:Business Insider
UPG Buys Accept Cards: Finextra
Dwolla's Ben Milne on What It's Really Like Working With Marc Andreessen: Inc.
Restaurants Seek to Enhance In-Store Experience Through Customers' Smart Devices: Mobile Payments Today
Planet Sub Picks LevelUp For Mobile Payments, Rewards: NFC World
InteliSpend Honored with Canadian Award for Alberta Flood Relief: MSN
Amazon Unveils 3-D Fire Phone: CNN
CIBC Mobile Payment App Coming to Select Bell Smartphones in Canada: Mobile Payments Today
Swiss Farms App Entices With Mobile Payments, Rewards Program: Mobile Commerce Daily
Americans Are Getting Into Debt —Just to Get by: Market Watch
Bit-Wallet Launches Italy’s First Home-Grown Bitcoin ATM: Coin Desk
Interactive Banker and the Branch of the Future: ATM Marketplace
eBay’s New App Will Sell Your Items For You: Fox Business
500 Million Dogecoins Mined by Unknown Hacker in Malware Attack: Coin Desk
E-Commerce Gateway Services Provider Digital River Flows Into Bitcoin’s Expanding Sea: Digital Transactions
Investing in the Future of Shopping: Street Fight Magazine
Dakshidin Corporation Completes First Acquisition: Market Watch
Cloud Payables Solution to Be Launched by Spendvision in Australia: CPI
Cantor’s Defeat: Impact on Breach Law: Bank Info Security
Bank Account Screening Tool is Scrutinized as Excessive: New York Times
More Than 100M Chip Cards to be Issued in US By Year-End: ATM Marketplace
BPI Sees Strong Growth in Prepaid Cards: CBN News
Survey: Consumers Want Digital Benefits, Won’t Trade Privacy: Chain Store Age
Apple Starts Letting Bitcoin Transfer Apps Back Into Its App Store: Tech Crunch
SunTrust Enhances Security of Consumer, Business, Commercial Credit Cards to Include EMV Chip Cards: SunTrust
Delta Financial Offers Interest-Bearing Bitcoin Accounts: Coin Desk
DigitalBTC Makes History With Australian Stock Market Debut: Coin Desk
InteliSpend Announces 5% Back on Canadian Universally Accepted Visa Prepaid Cards When Used at Select Canadian Merchants
Alibaba Gives More Business Details Ahead of IPO: Toshiba
UK Payments Industry Prepares For New Watchdog: Finextra
Green Dot Names Joshua Goines as General Manager of GoBank: Business Wire
Five Things to Consider When Planning a Payments Strategy: American Banker
Estimates Vary, But There’s No Doubt: EMV Cards Soon Will Be in Millions More Wallets: Digital Transactions
The King’s College New York is Now Accepting Bitcoin for Tuition Payments: Coin Desk
Toronto Restaurants Offer Mobile Payments: NFC World
Monitise Expands Its Mobile App Design Arm to North America: American Banker
As Apple Enters The Space, Jumio Brings Its Automatic Card-Scanning Technology To Mobile Web: Tech Crunch
In Mobile Payments iOS is King: Mobile Payments Today
WorldRemit Partners With Econet to Enable Instant Online Money Transfers: Payment Eye
First Data, Trustwave Partner to Bring New level of Data Security: Payment Eye
CFPB Opens Inquiry Into Mobile Financial Services’ Impact On Low-Income Consumers: Consumerist
Balanced Adds Push-To-Card Payment Option For Marketplaces: Tech Crunch
Millennials are Spending Half of Their Paychecks to Pay Down Debt: The Street
Walmart U.S. E-commerce Names New Head as Joel Anderson Leaves for Five Below: Chain Store Age
BlackBerry in Deal With EnStream on Mobile Payments System: Reuters
P.F. Chang’s Investigates Possibility of Data Breach: Bloomberg
How a 15-Year-Old’s $1,000 Bitcoin Investment Led to Startup Success: Coin Desk
Uber Demonstrations Snarl Traffic From London to Berlin: Blomberg
Expedia Wants You to Book Your Next Hotel Stay With Bitcoin: Washington Post
Capital One Alum Nigel Morris Joins Prosper's Board: American Banker
China Telecom taps Gemalto for Commercial Lunch of NFC Services: Finextra
CheckAlt Acquires ERAS Subsidiary from Diebold to Extend Imaging and Item Processing Capabilities: MarketWatch
Public Transport Buses to Get Prepaid Card System: Myanmar Times
PS4 Gamers Now Can Use Direct Carrier Billing Via Boku to Buy Content: Mobile Payments Today
Bitcoin Betting Kicks Off for Brazil World Cup: Coin Desk
Mr. Gas Selects Ackroo as Their Gift Card, Loyalty, Rewards Partner: Press Release
Facebook Poaches PayPal President David Marcus To Run Messenger, Maybe Monetize It With Payments: Tech Crunch
Akbank Tackling Fraud With FICO System: Payment Eye
Banks Lay Plans to Build Fingerprint Technology into Mobile Apps: American Banker
Report: Amazon Entering Online Payment Arena: Chain Store Age
BBB Issues Warning Against Btcoin Mining Company Cointerra: LA Times
Barclaycard unveils contactless wristband - Finextra
Amazon is Quietly Moving in on PayPal's Turf: Business Insider
Comic Relief Explores Bitcoin Donations For Next Telethon: Finextra
Are Cash, Prepaid Cards the Secret to Helping Consumers Budget?
Half of UK Payments Still in Cash: Finextra
Though Facing Slim Odds, A Merchant Group Takes its Durbin Case to the Supreme Court: Digital Transactions
New Player Enter Campus Banking Game: cr80news
eBay CEO: PayPal Will Have to Integrate Digital Currencies: Coin Desk
Restaurant Industry Views Mobile Payments as Critical Strategy Going Forward: Mobile Payments Today
Green Dot Supports Visa’s New Prepaid Card Designation: Business Wire
London Buses Go Completely Cashless: Total Payments
Mobile Still Isn’t Convincing UK Consumers:Total Payments
Did Bitcoin Just Have Its First-Ever Reaction To A Central Bank Announcement?: Business Insider
Best Retail Banks Both Efficient, Customer-Centric: ABA Banking Journal
UK Card Spending Tops £0.5 Trillion in 2013: Finextra
Mobile Wallets Quietly Coming on Strong: ABA Banking Journal
The CEO Of Ebay Said Something That's Making Andrew Ross Sorkin Change His Mind About Bitcoin: Business Insider
Businesses Should Move on From Cold Hard Cash: Huffington Post
N.J.: Sports Bet Law Infringes on States' Rights: Boston Globe
FBI, Interpol Bust International Bank Hacking Operation: Report: American Banker
CardFlight to Incorporate Fingerprint-Scanning Technology: Payment Eye
The Future Trends of Card Payments: Total Payments
NRF: Spending on Father’s Day to Top $12.5 Billion: Chain Store Age
2-Retailers to Ask U.S. Supreme Court to Hear 'Swipe Fee' Case: Reuters
Visa Elevates Prepaid Cards to New Levels: Payment Eye
Sheldon Adelson is Winning His War Against Online Gambling: Forbes
Kalixa Acquires PXP Solutions: Payment Eye
Target Board Defends its Role Before and After Data Breach: Star Tribune
Isis Achieves Consumer Adoption Milestone: Mobile Payments Insider
Clipper Card Prevails, Despite Complaints: Green Sheet
Wet Seal Bets on Oink, Fanreel, Tumblr to Boost Mobile Commerce: Mobile Commerce Daily
The Next Generation of ATM’s Comes to the West Bank: WGNO
JPMorgan Chase & Co. Commits $30 Million to Establish the Financial Solutions LabSM, Improve Financial Capability: Market Watch
Vantiv Announces Pricing of Secondary Public Offering: Reuters
Apple Begins Mobile Payments Talks With Retailers: NFC World
Pheeva Bitcoin Wallet Gets Gyft Gift Card Access: Mobile Payments Today
Census Bureau: Online Shopping, Mail-Order Businesses Jump 27%: Chain Store Age
Target Breach: Hold Board Responsible?: Bank Info Security
Finland Burger Chain Uses Seamless Mobile App for Payment, Loyalty: Mobile Payments Today
Target Forms New Digital Advisory Council: MarketWatch
Spindle Teams Up With Moolah: The Payers
Japan: MasterCard, WebMoney Launch Prepaid Card Dubbed WebMoneyCard: The Payers
iPayment Partners With Verifone to Bring Next Generation POS to Main Street Merchants: Twst.com
Ukash Extends Partnership With beCharge: Payment Eye
Cardtronics Unveils New Branding for UK ATM Estate: Payment Eye
Revel Adds A Drive-Through Option To Its iPad-Based Retail And Restaurant Sales Systems: Tech Crunch
Intuit to Buy Bill-Payment Service Check for $360 Million: Wall Street Journal
Genstar Seeks Buyer for Prepaid Benefits Card Company Evolution: Dow Jones Company
Corporate Gift Card, Voucher Sales up by 6%: Employee Benefits
Subway Worker Sues Over Getting Paycheck on Prepaid Card: Business Week
Achieving Impact Through Financial Inclusion – Reaching the unbanked in East Asia?
JCB Cards Coming to Belgium Through Worldline License Agreement: Payment Eye
Mercator Webinar: ‘Corporate Buyers Need Their Suppliers’ Participation’ For e-Payment Program
Mobile Wallets in 1 in 5 Handsets by 2018, Juniper Research Finds
What Can FIs Learn From Gas Stations?: ATM Marketplace
Business Q&A: Gift Cards Make Perfect Presents for Grads: Oklahoman
Which Plastic is the Best? Debit Cards, Credit Cards or Prepaid Cards?: Huff Post Blog
The Design of Gift Cards May Influence Purchasing Behavior: Pacific Standard
School Branches, Classroom Financial Education Show Results: Credit Union Times
Call Kurtis Undercover: California’s Gift Card Refund Law: CBS Sacramento
Cardholder Account Controls Gaining Traction: ABA Banking Journal
Gift Cards Not Just for Gifting: Prepaid Press
Nexonia Expense Reports With PEX Visa Prepaid Card: CBS 19
Euro Board to fix Post-Sepa Focus on Mobile, 'Innovative' Payments: Finextra
Target Earnings Show Pain of Data Breach is Far From Over:: Business Week
All New ATMs to be Installed by Banks from July 2014 to Provide Audible Instructions, Braille Keypads: India Times
American Express CEO Ken Chenault: 'There's a $25 trillion Opportunity': CNN
eBay Suffers Cyber Attack, Urges Users to Change Passwords: Syracuse Post-Standard
FIDO Alliance Welcomes Visa to the Board of Directors: Wall Street Journal
Verifone Rolls Out New Handheld EMV Payment Terminal: Banking Technology
Pro-Marijuana Wireless Phone Service Launches: The Prepaid Press
Survey: Breach Has Little Long-Term Impact on Target Customers: Chain Storeage
Keeping Graduates Connected With Alumni Onecard: CR80 News
Online Gift Card Registries: Keloland
Groupon Unveils Gnome POS Platform: Finextra
Western Union, eBay Try to Horn in on Bitcoin With New Patents: TECH CRUNCH
Tech Breathes Life Into Branches - Nationwide Chief Beale: FINEXTRA
Shoppers Know Brands Are Watching Them: Wall Street Journal
Cashless Customers Hold Riches for Retailers: New York Times
Skyhook Releases Open-Source Bitcoin ATM for Merchants on a Budget: Coin Desk
Gift Card, Voucher Industry on the Rise: Essential Retail
Heartland Secure Launched to Offer Card Data Security: Payment Eye
Circle Debuts Easy-to-Use Bitcoin Accounts for More Consumers: Boston Globe
Keylogger Malware Leaves Student Data Vulnerable to Attack: CR80NEWS
Smart-Chip Cards Are Safer, But They’re Hardly Foolproof: Buffalo News
Mobile Disruption Isn't Killing Off The Market For Traditional Checkout Registers — Yet: Business Insider
Google Glass Wearers Nod to New Eaze Payment Application: Mobile Commerce Daily
Delivering Seamless Cross-Channel Banking Experiences: The Financial Brand
MoneyGram Launch ‘Cash to ATM’ in Bulgaria: Payment Eye
Prepaid Credit Card Firm Scores With Sir Alex Ferguson: Manchester Evening News
Mexico's Cards, Payments Industry: Emerging Opportunities, Trends, Size: PR Newswire
Banks Need to Undergo ‘Digical’ Transformation: Bain & Co: Gulf News
LevelUp, Zuppler Partner to Bridge Gap in Online Ordering, Mobile Payments: Mobile Payments Today
7-Eleven Looks to Nail Mobile Check-ins to Build 360-Degree Digital Strategy: Mobile Commerce Daily
MPOS Set to Make up Almost Half of all Point-of-Sale Installations Within Five Years: Finextra
Microsoft Half of Retailers Lack Breach Response Plan: Chain Storeage
Desktop-Based e-commerce Spending Up 12%: Chain Storage
Contactless Card Shipments Jump, Say SPA: Payment Eye
Amazon's Potential Mobile Payments Plans Start With Good Brand Standing: Mobile Payments Today
ATMIA Europe's New Director: A Strong Voice for Cash: ATM Marketplace
Stockpile Emerges To Offer Digital Gift Cards Backed by Stock to ‘Everyday’ Consumers: Digital Transactions
Attracting Women Customers for Digital Banking Engagement: The Financial Brand
Yogurty’s Loyalty Program Boosts New Mobile Wallet Feature: Mobil Commerce Daily
Is Enthusiasm for Mcommerce Waning? Mobile Commerce Daily
Vodafone Lets Customers Store Loyalty Cards in Mobile Wallet: Finextra
The Most Personal Way to Send a Not-So-Personal Gift Card Via Email: COOLMOMTECH.com
How Prepaid Debit Cards Can Teach Teens Financial Responsibility: Huffington Post
EMV Migration Means Card Not-Present Fraud is on Deck for Issuers: Payments Source
Target's Interim CEO: Customers Are Safe: CNN
Donation Feature to Go Live on Triton ATMs This Month: ATM Marketplace
Blackhawk Adds Barcode Gift Cards to Rogers NFC Wallet: NFC world
GiftCardRescue.com Announces Top 10 Gift Cards for Mother’s Day: Intercooleronline.com
Retail Gift Card Association Announces America's Top Picks for the Spring/Summer Gifting Season
8pip Launches Bitcoin Prepaid Card to Make Bitcoin More Accessible to Public: Tech Nasia
Capita Integrates Barclays Pingit: Finextra
HyperWallet Unveils Direct-to-Bank Payment Services in Malaysia, Chile: The Paypers
The Critical Factors that Drive Mobile Wallet Adoption: Payments Source
Target CEO Steinhafel to Step Down Following Data Breach: Blomberg
MTA Commuters to Get Mobile Ticketing Option: Finextra
Green Dot Reports First Quarter 2014 Non-GAAP Revenue Growth: CNBC
Does Starbucks Have The Answers For Everyone's Mobile Problems? : Mobile Payments Today
Report: M-Commerce Market to Reach $467 Billion in 2019: Chain Storeage
Apple Has at Least Twice as Many Credit Cards on File as Amazon: 9 to 5mac
5 Tips for Purchasing the Best Gift Card: Wall Street Cheat Sheet
ECB Steps up Sepa for Cards plans: Finexta
Quick Fuel Selects Comdata for Card Processing Equipment: PRWeb
Payments Council Helping Customers Recover Accidental Payments: Payment Eye
Starbucks Whips up Clever SMS, MMS Campaign for Summer Drink Buzz: Mobile Commerce Daily
Yodlee Partners Incubators to Catalyse Fintech Innovation: Finextra
Imperial College London Launch Yoyo M-Payment, Loyalty App: Payments Eye
Square Plans Major Staff Expansion in NYC: Gigaom.com
Here's Why Having One Credit Card is a Terrible Idea: Yahoo
Retail Gift Card Association Announces New Additions to Board of Directors: ABC27.com
OPINION-The Flaws of Card-Linked Offers: Payments Source
Heartland launches OneCard Mobile App for University Students: Paymenteve.com
PayPal, Starbucks Pilot Beacon-Enabled Payments Using Samsung Wearables: Mobile Commerce Daily
Review: Loop Mobile Wallet:CNN
PayPal boss Marcus Softens Stance on NFC but Insists BLE Will Win Out: Finextra
Is Prepaid Ripe for Entrants Like T-Mobile and USPS?: Payments Source
Square Denies it Discussed Sale to Google:Finextra.com
Down to the Wire on Campus Banks Partnerships, Debit, Prepaid Cards CR80News
Deep Discounts,Prepaid Card Spending Cause Uptick in Rebates: Chief Marketer
Target Beefs up its Online Subscription Services: Internet Retailer
Rethinking Debt Collection Analytically: Banking Strategies
Verizon Data Breach Report: Payment-Card Theft Can Be Avoided at Little Cost: Wall Street Journal
Domino’s Pizza Starts Accepting Google Wallet Payments: TECHOBUFFALO
Santander hires Plush as CFO, Tedesco to retail role: Boston Business Journal
For Square, Making Money Remains a Challenge: New York Times
Indiana League Sells Card Processing to PSCU: CU Times
Fiorano launches B2B Gateway to Simplify Business Transactions: Business Wire
On Smartphones, More Older Folks Make Purchases Than Youngsters: Internet Retailer
A New Mobile Messaging App Combines Communication With Commerce: Internet Retailer
Will Apple Acquire Mobile Payments Startup Square: India Times
Swipe These Credit Card Deals While They Last: Marketwatch.com
How Better Wi-Fi Will Help Burger King Sell More Burgers: Mobil Commerce Daily
78-Percent of Millennials Want Mobile Options When Picking a Bank: Mobile Commerce Daily
IDC Financial Insights Unveils Results from 2014 Consumer Payments Survey: Business Wire
States Advance Breach Notification Laws: Bankifosecurity.com
Target Beefs Up its Online Subscription Service: Internet Retailer
Tripwire Donates Cybersecurity Analytics Cloud Service to Penn State
Clean, Crisp, Fewer Clicks: the Redesigned Chase Mobile App for iPhone:Marketwatch
Pay-by-sleeve: Heritage Bank Unveils Contactless Payments Suit: Finextra
Yellen Stresses Employment, Inflation in Fed's Coming Decision:FOX Business
TransferWise Sends Up Banks in Video Prank: Finextra
Walmart Introduces Exclusive Money Transfer Service, Cuts Fees by up to 50 Percent for Customers:Marketwatch
Filene Testing Debt-Reducing Card:CU Times
Merchant Warehouse And TabbedOut Partner To Enhance The Reach Of Mobile Payments, Digital Marketing: Bsminfo.com
Moelis Jumps in Trading Debut After Scaled-Back IPO: Bloomberg
Bitcoin Miner Taps Dad’s Power Plant in Virtual-Money Hunt: Bloomberg
Hardware Vendor LaCie Warns of Card Data Breach:Finextra
Citi Launches Block Pricing Tool on Bloomberg App Portal: Finextra
PayPal Encouraging UK Shoppers to Pay Later:Pymnts.com
EU to Approve Bank Rules Before May Election Slows Legislative Machine:Gnom
Bank Of America: On The Road To Doubling Returns On Shareholder Capital:Seeking Alpha
Pay by Palm? Pynmts.com
Westpac Tests Fingerprint Scanning for Mobile Banking Login
Telefonica, CaixaBank, Santander Establish E-Commerce Joint Venture Company:Finextra
Amazon Just Says No to Bitcoin:Pymnts.com
PayPal Tries Fingerprinting to Cement Smart Watch-Triggered Sales Mobile Commerce Daily
What you need to know about prepaid cards We put 26 cards to the test and found three to recommend:Consumer Reportrs
Despite Age, Creator of Gift Card Thrives in Young Tech World :PR NEWS CHANNEL
The $160 Billion Burning a Hole in Apple's Pocket:PYMNTS.com
How Armor Payments Hopes to Make B2B Payments Secure, Reliable, Cost Effective: PYMNTS.com
Bypassing the Credit Card: Apple Patent Application Reveals Major Financial System Beyond iWallet:MacDaily News
RPT-Europe's Top Banks Cut 80,000 More Staff in Post-Crisis Overhaul :Reuters
Citi Earnings, Data Lift Wall Street; Eyes on Ukraine:Reuters
MasterCard Contactless Tech Paves Way for M-Payments in Canada: Mobile Payment Insider
Heartbleed Fixes Taking Longer as Websites Plug Gaps:Bloomberg
Fees Should Not be the Only Prepaid Card Consideration:Consumer Affairs
SVM Announces the DQ® System as Latest Addition to Gift Card Roster:PR Web
Birdback Launches Credit-Card Linked Offer:Finextra
New Cryptocurrency Exchange – Virtex to Launch in Lithuania: Crpyto Coins News
GR continues brand refresh with new design for prepaid card
epay Extends its Partnership with Dixons by Supplying Steam Cards
Global Payments Announces Expanded and Renewed Relationship with Caesars Entertainment for Gaming and Cash Access Services
The Register’s Editorial: Problems with payroll debit cards piling up
Green Dot Announces New and Improved Retail Cash Reload Process for Customers of Its Industry-Leading Green Dot Reload Network
Metrobank aims to double number of issued cards by 2015
Prepaid Cards Find Wide Appeal
Industry Views: M&A on the Rise
Open-Loop Prepaid Programs Escape Unaffiliated Network Trouble Thanks to Appeals Court
Fed Swats Down Judge Leon Ruling on Durbin Amendment
How We Use Gift Cards
Visa eyes more than 3m prepaid cards
Report: Nine-in-10 women research before purchase
Wal-Mart trades gift cards for your used video games
Microsoft announces $50 gift card for those who ditch Windows XP
mPOS Market Splitting in Two: Tablet and Smartphone Solutions
hyperWALLET Launches Prepaid Cards for Karrot’s Loyalty & Rewards Programs
Payoneer Selected as a Global Payments Provider for the Google Trusted Stores Program
SSS salary loans’ release via Citi prepaid cards
Should You Put Your Tax Refund On A Prepaid Card?: Forbes
Starbucks reduces mobile payments friction as app’s reach grows: Mobile Commerce Daily
First Data Releases February 2014 SpendTrend Analysis
CardLab Names Glen Holbert Chief Revenue Officer: PR Newswire
SelectCore Signs 5 Year Prepaid Card Agreement With AdBrokers: MarketWired
New scheme puts gamblers' winnings on prepaid card: ATM Marketplace
ICICI Bank & UPSRTC launch Combo Prepaid Card: ICICI Bank
Tanzania: CRDB Launches Prepaid Cards for KCMC: All Africa
Why Is the City of New Haven Selling Gift Cards?: AFSCME
A Digital Wallet That Works Almost Everywhere: re/code
Darin Petty Joins the Team at Cardplatforms and Payventures as New Chief Operating Officer: PR Web
Prepaid cards taking the place of bank accounts: Orange County Register
Access pioneers visa prepaid card service: Ghana Web
Why Venture Capital Has The Hots For Financial Services: Wall Street & Technology
How Do You Win The Mobile Wallet War? Be Like Starbucks: Forbes
Payment Industry Trends in 2014: CreditUnion Times
Three reasons prepaid products will be hot in 2014: CreditUnionTimes
Competition Giving Prepaid Card Prices That Sinking Feeling: Consumerist.com
Elvis prepaid debit card launches: BizJournal
Telcom Predictions : PrepaidPress
Blackhawk Network Q4 Profit Up 36%, But Results Miss View
GAO calls for improved transparency for US campus debit and pre-paid cards: Finextra
Orange Cash launches in Spain: Finextra
Testing out Loop’s programmable credit card: Gigaom
Amazon brings Coins to all Android devices: Finextra
NICE Bus to Become One of the First U.S. Bus Transit Systems To Offer Mobile Ticketing: Masabi
Oink Revolutionizes Teen Payments Landscape: Business Wire
PPA gives up on its Smart Card system: Philly.com
Retail Gift Card Association Announces New Executive Director, Management Firm and Board Members: PR Newswire
AccountNow Acquires Prepaid Wireless Assets
The Post Office Banks on the Poor: NYT
JetPay appoints Ralph A. Bianco to launch prepaid card services: The Paypers
Cashless Societies Tend to be Better off, Study Suggests: Total Payments
US Federal Reserve pushes ahead with Faster Payments planning: Finextra
Ex-Rocket Internet crew all-in on Nigerian gift card startup Suregifts: Ventureburn
First Data Reports Fourth Quarter 2013 Financial Results: Business Wire
Medical Greens Announces Launch of Janes Card Loyalty and Payment Card: Market Wired
What Is Starbucks Brewing For Mobile Payments?: Forbes
Heartland sues Mercury Payment Systems over unfair practices
ElectraCard ties up with Chase Bank, Kenya to launch prepaid students card: India Times
MasterCard Incorporated Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2013 Financial Results: Business Wire
Post Office Looks to Financial Service: NACS
Rise in prepaid debit cards entices banks to sponsor them: Washington Post(2)
Take Two for a Sale of J.P. Morgan’s Prepaid Card Business
StoreFinancial and Minnesota Twins Form Partnership in Prepaid: Business Wire
What the CFPB Has in Store for 2014: Nerd Wallet
Rev Worldwide and UnionPay International Partner On Prepaid Products: PR Newswire
Gift Card Impressions Announces Launch of New Platform, GCI Digital: Market Wired
Rise in prepaid debit cards entices banks to sponsor them: Washington Post
Government Prepaid Programs Deliver Unexpected Benefits: MasterCard Blog
Comdata Payroll MasterCard Named Winner in 8th Annual Paybefore Awards: PR Web
New e-commerce platform adds practicality to gifting in Nigeria: Human IPO
Papa John's Digital Gift Cards Now Available On Mobile-Optimized Web Site: WSJ
TD Bank unveils reloadable prepaid card for teenagers: BBR
Canada’s First Bitcoin ‘gift card’ Launched: Epoch Times
OneCard, the Coin of China, readies crowdfunding campaign: CNET
JPMorgan Chase Reports Fourth-Quarter 2013 Net Income of $5.3 Billion: Chase
First Data Releases December 2013 SpendTrend Analysis: First Data
Vodafone expands its retail presence: Gulf Times
Want to drink better coffee with your Starbucks gift card? Tonx coffee will match it: L.A. Times
TransCard to Offer Prepaid Gift Card Program at MGM Resorts International World-Class Destinations: TransCard
The payments impasse: Reuters
Fitness apps reward mobile check-ins with gift card sweepstakes: Mobile Commerce Daily
Gift Cards For Porn: Trade That Unwanted Starbucks Card For A Naughty America Subscription: Huffington Post
Food gift card campaign thrown together to make Wynne look good: Toronto Sun
CaixaBank will be Spain’s first online distributor of Spotify, Xbox and SonyPlayStation prepaid cards: CaixaBank
Survey: Cash, gift cards top holiday wish lists: Bank Credit News
We Have a Google Wallet Card, and it’s Awesome: Digital Trends
Rebtel Launches Sendly, A Money Transfer App For Topping Up Pre-Paid Phones: TechCrunch
HDFC bank launches co-branded prepaid card: Business Lines
The Case That Lets You Swipe Your Phone Just Like a Credit Card: Wired
Gift Card Marketplace Raise.com Gives Itself A Raise With $18.1 Million In New Funding: TechCrunch
MasterCard Has More Room to Run in 2014: The Street
PayPal Invests in Loop Commerce: PR Newswire
First Data Releases November 2013 SpendTrend Analysis: Business Wire
Be Careful With Coin: New York Times
Evolve Money Offers Consumers More Choices For Paying Bills With The Addition Of Debit And Prepaid Card Payment Options: Business Wire
Has Prepaid Become a Victim of Its Own Success?: PaymentsSource
Western Union and Moat Housing Association pilot prepaid card for Universal Credit: Bob’s Guide
Bomb Threats New Scam in Prepaid & Gift Card Fraud: Storefront Backtalk
The Indian Prepaid Card Market Report: PR Web
Digital Gift Cards Rising in Popularity: Convenience Store News
Ireland: Half of vouchers and gift cards never cashed in: Independent
Starbucks' $450 metal gift cards will go fast: USA Today
Google Wallet Cards Arriving Now, But Consumer Benefits Remain Unclear: TechCrunch
Prepaid credit cards draw Ottawa crackdown: CBC News
Canada: This holiday, consider skipping the gift card and giving cash instead: The Globe and Mail
India: Yatra.com hopes 10% revenues will come from gift cards: e27
Are Online Retailers Ready for Showtime?: Keynote.com
MasterCard Cardholders Reload Prepaid Cards at U.S. Walmart Stores via Green Dot Network: Business Wire
Police: Gift Cards Are Needed Most for Tornado Relief: Buffalo Grove Patch
Alternative Payments and Ecommerce Conversions: Practical Ecommerce
Digital credit card Coin adds new features after post-launch criticism: CNN Money
Ziggy's In Your Wallet (Now): PR Leap
10 Reasons Coin Card Could Be a Security Nightmare: Tom’s Guide
Visa's chief economist offers holiday shopping forecast: Retail Customer Experience
Survey of Flexible Spending Account Administrators by Alegeus Technologies Reveals Reactions and Predictions to Recent FSA ‘Rollover’ Announcement
New Ventra scare: System overrides debit card PINs
Smart Card Alliance White Paper Addresses Impact of New Payment Innovations: Smart Card Alliance
Gyft rewards platform accepts credit cards, PayPal or bitcoins: Retail Customer Experience
Loyalty provider CrowdTwist announces partnerships with VivaKi, Acxiom and IBM: Retail Cutomer Experience
RaceTrac Adds Gift Cards Through Blackhawk Network: CSP
Most Consumers Pay Less than $7.50 a Month to Use a Prepaid Card as Primary Payment Tool: PR Newswire
CardCash.com Closes on $6 Million in Growth Funding From Guggenheim Partners: PR Web
Microsoft's Next Xbox Sets a Model for Mobile, Prepaid: PaymentsSource
Treasurer McCord Introduces Mobile Applications and Other Improvements to Debit Card Program: MarketWired
Fintech for the underbanked attracts $5.2 billion investment spend in US: Finextra
Bitcoin Soars While Liberty Reserve Draws Guilty Plea: Forbes
Boosting Revenues with Prepaid Cards: Convenience Store Decisions
U.S. Bank's Contour Card Offers Flexibility and a New Way to Manage Money: U.S. Bank
Kronos Survey Shows Consumers Expect Seamless Omni-Channel Experience This Holiday Season: Kronos
New Ukash Partnership Give Brazilian Shoppers More Choice Online: Vendtek
Whistleblower: Jail is sued over debit card fees: Minneapolis Star Tribune
Starbucks: Mobile Payments Used in 11% of U.S., Canadian Sales: PaymentsSource
MasterCard Momentum Over Visa Seen Building as Europe Rebounds: Bloomberg
TransCash card to card money sharing prepaid launches in UAE: CPI International
Visa Inc. Reports Strong Fiscal Fourth Quarter: PR Newswire
Wealthiest consumers’ holiday spending put at $2,175 per household: Chain Store Age
Should We Ditch Cash for Good?: Bloomberg
NextWorth launches Discover-branded prepaid card: The Green Sheet
UK Gift card campaign aims to protect high street Christmas shoppers
Federal Reserve to host Payment System Improvement Town Halls: The Green Sheet
Report: Seven-in-10 Americans holding back on spending: Chain Store Age
For the Under-banked, Payroll Cards Have Two Faces: The Fiscal Times
Coinstar Machines to add Xbox Live Gift Cards in Return For Your Loose Change
Microsoft unveils app gift cards: PC World
Authorities Warn Consumers About Prepaid Card Scams: WJBF
9 Ways Americans Are Spending Differently (but Not Less)
Webinar: Stored Value Card ULR Contracts Overview
With UN Debit Cards, Syrian Refugees No Longer Depend on Food Rations: Mashable
Western Union Launches My WU Prepaid Card Jointly with Lottomatica and MasterCard in Italy: Business Wire
American Express Serve Unveils New Money Management Tools And Free Cash Load Network: Retail Touchpoints
America Turning Cashless as 8 in 10 Consumers Opt for Plastic: PR Web
Etsy Expands Gift Cards to Europe after Issuing $4 Million in US: Ecommerce Bytes
i2c Powers The Approved Card From Suze Orman: Market Wired
Green Dot names new chief financial officer: The Associated Press
InComm, Jackson Hewitt to unveil new GPR card: The Green Sheet
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In "Mobile Wallet Ecosystem Overview and Market Analysis," Rob Stringer, VP Products, Cortex MCP, Inc., says to succeed in creating value in the mobile wallet ecosystem, it helps to understand the roles, ambitions, strengths and weaknesses of the marketplace. His eBook tends towards the payment side of wallets rather than brands.
Improving Experience in the Prepaid Card Industry: A Customer Service Workshop
Contact Solutions LLC provides third-party contact center support for a number of government-sponsored prepaid card programs, including U.S. Treasury’s Direct Express. Contact Solutions executives facilitated a Payment Cards Center workshop during which they described some of these challenges working with the unbanked and discussed how contact centers are responding.
IdentityTheft: Trends and Issues
A Congressional Research Group provides an overview of identity theft, trends and issues.
10 Hot Consumer Trends for 2014
Ericsson ConsumerLab has identified some of the most important consumer trends for 2014 and beyond.The trends include apps that will change society, your body being your password, and video consumption being driven by friends.
The Need for Improved Disclosures for General Purpose Reloadable Prepaid Cards
The Pew Charitable Trusts released recommendations for better disclosure associated with general-purpose reloadable prepaid debit cards.
Consumers Continue to Load Up on Prepaid Cards
The present report, “Consumers Continue to Load Up on Prepaid Cards,” updates “Loaded with Uncertainty,” examining disclosures and fee structures of 66 GPR prepaid cards, looking at new trends in the marketplace since our last report, and detailing what services and protections are afforded consumers who use these cards.
USPS: Providing Non-bank Financial Services for the Underserved
The Postal Service is well positioned to provide non-bank financial services to those whose needs are not being met by the traditional financial sector. It could accomplish this largely by partnering with banks, who also could lend expertise as the Postal Service structures new offerings.
2013 Federal Reserve Payments Study: Summary of Findings
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The 2013 Federal Reserve Payments Study
The 2013 Federal Reserve Payments Study (the 2013 Study) is the fifth in a series of triennial studies conducted since 2001 by the Federal Reserve System to estimate aggregate trends in noncash payments in the United States.
Gift Cards Remain at the Top of Holiday Shopping Lists
Using information gathered as part of Mercator Advisory Group’s annual closed-loop prepaid cards benchmark survey, Mercator has created a forecast of the dollar amount that will be loaded onto gift cards that are sold in stores in the United States during the 2013 holiday shopping season.
Analysis of General Purpose Reloadable Prepaid Cards
Bretton Woods, on behalf of the Network Branded Prepaid Card Association, provides a comparative cost analysis of GPR cards using program manager and issuer data.
The Changing U.S. Payments Landscape: Impact on Payment Transactions at Physical Stores
This Smart Card Alliance whitepaper examines the evolving payments experience at the point of sale for consumers and merchants.
Some Economics of Private Digital Currency
This paper examines the status of virtual currencies in Canada.
The Economics of Prepaid
Mercator Advisory Group's Tim Sloane shared this presentation with attendees at this year's ATM, Debit & Prepaid Forum.
Driving Positive Behavior Change through Education and Motivation: Summary of a PayPerks Workshop
PayPerks co-founders facilitated a Payment Cards Center workshop where they demonstrated their product and discussed the journey it took from raw idea to commercialization.
Incentive Market Study, October 2013
The Incentive Federation, in partnership with Aspect Market Intelligence, collected data from a national sample of business executives to estimate the size of the non-cash incentives marketplace. A study of a cross-section of US businesses confirms that incentive travel, merchandise, and gift cards are popular tools for firms seeking to reward and recognize their employees, sales teams, channel, and customers.
Will state and federal regulations around Prepaid Cards result in reduced growth of these products?
The Omni-Integration Imperative: Reaching the Omniconsumer
by Lorena Harris, Vice President of Corporate Marketing, Vantiv
Top 10 Payment Trends to Watch in 2014
by Lorena Harris, Vice President of Corporate Marketing, Vantiv
Top 5 Tips for Emerging Payments: Fighting Fraud and Financial Crimes
by Kirsten Trusko, President and Executive Director, The Network Branded Prepaid Card Association
Credit Unions Need to Look At the Numbers
by Robin Romano, CEO, MariSol Federal Credit Union
Executive Thinking on Payments
by Lorena Harris, Vice President of Corporate Marketing, Vantiv
It's All About the Secret Sauce
by Mark Tepper, President, 1to1 Card
The Untapped Promise of the ATM's Capabilities
by Todd Nuttall, EVP of Enabling Technologies, Better ATM Services
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