Headline News from PaymentsNews.com – October 8, 2015

Written by Payments News Editor on October 8th, 2015. Posted in Africa, Apple, Apple Pay, Bitcoin, CardFlight, India, Mobile Payments, Mobile POS, Nigeria, p2p - Person to Person Payments, Payments News - Headline News, Remittances, Starbucks, Wells Fargo

On the Web Apple Pay Will Soon Work at Starbucks - Re/code.net - "Apple Pay head Jennifer Bailey broke the news Thursday onstage at Code/Mobile at The Ritz-Carlton in Half Moon Bay, Calif." Fast-tracking Merchant Payment Acceptance in India! - Sanjay Swamy - "Many people think the cost of signing up a merchant, the cost of the terminal and the Merchant Discount Rate are the reasons why the penetration is low — and while these are factors, they are not the real reason. The reality is many merchants who want to accept cards are just not allowed to, and those who are...

Headline News from PaymentsNews.com – July 13, 2015

Written by Payments News Editor on July 13th, 2015. Posted in Bitcoin, CardFlight, Healthcare Payments, Mobile Banking, Mobile Payments, Mobile POS, Mobile Shopping, NCR, Payment Alliance International, Payments News - Headline News, Point of Sale (POS), Private Label, Synchrony Financial, US Bank, Virtual Currency

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  • Your Community App Powered by U.S. Bank Launches - “We are continually looking for new and innovative ways to connect with our customers through their mobile devices,” said Dominic Venturo, chief innovation officer for U.S. Bank. “Your Community also allows our business clients to make offers available to individuals near the merchants’ locations. We encourage everybody to download the app and check out all the offers and helpful financial tips.”

  • NCR Small Business Launches NCR Silver Concierge Program, Continues Transition to an Added-Value Services Provider - “Small businesses have great technology at their disposal but often don’t have the luxury of spending time maximizing its potential or making sure elements such as menus are up to date,” said Chris Poelma, president, general manager of NCR Small Business. “We have launched NCR Silver Concierge with the goal of helping merchants maximize their time and technology spend in a way that delivers a quick return on investment, simplifies their businesses, and helps them make better business decisions.”

  • Synchrony Financial and Newegg Introduce Two New Consumer and Business Financing Programs - “We’re excited to work with a company that shares our passion for delivering excellent customer service and a comprehensive shopping experience,” said Glenn Marino, executive vice president and CEO, Payment Solutions, Synchrony Financial. “Offering financing options to individual and business consumers will enhance that experience, providing more purchasing power and flexibility to help them get the products they want and need.”

  • legeus Technologies Introduces Innovative Card-Based Reimbursement Method for Consumer Directed Healthcare Claims - "With card-based reimbursement, consumers receive their reimbursed dollars directly onto their benefit debit cards. The reimbursed funds are credited to a special ‘purse,’ linked to consumers’ existing cards. This reimbursement purse is designed to be completely unrestricted, allowing consumers to use their card to spend their reimbursed dollars anywhere, for anything."

  • Payment Alliance International Offers CardFlight EMV Mobile POS - "The multi-faceted co-branded solution provides encrypted EMV-ready mobile card readers that attach to iOS and Android devices via audio jack, payment acceptance applications, a real-time reporting and administrative dashboard, and a reseller portal for easy on-boarding and portfolio management. Transactions will be processed by PAI through CardFlight’s Payment Card Industry (PCI) Level 1 compliant payment gateway."

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Note: Headline News is compiled by Glenbrook Partners. Throughout the day, as we spot interesting developments, this post is updated. Do you have news to share? Tell us here: gotnews@paymentsnews.com!

Headline News from PaymentsNews.com – October 2, 2013

Written by Payments News Editor on October 2nd, 2013. Posted in Apple, Australia, Banking Industry, Biometrics, Bitcoin, Capital One, Card Technology, CardFlight, Cardfree, Chip and PIN, Cover, Credit Unions, Debit Cards, Dwolla, EMV, EU, Fidelity National, Financial Inclusion, Financial Regulators, Interchange Fees, MasterCard, Mobile Banking, Mobile Payments, Mobile Wallets, Near Field Communication (NFC), Online Banking, Payments News - Headline News, PayPal, Spain

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  • Looking for consulting help from Glenbrook? Let us know your needs here - and we'll get right back to you!
  • Join us for our new series of Glenbrook Payments Boot Camps coming this October - 8th/9th in the San Francisco Bay Area and 23rd/24th in New York City!
  • Glenbrook's Allen Weinberg and Erin McCune will be at Money2020 in Las Vegas October 6-10 - please reach out to them directly to catch up in person or set up a briefing at the conference. Erin will be moderating an Invoicing, Billing & Collections panel with Bill.com CEO Rene Lacerte, Billtrust CEO Flint Lane and Billhighway Chairman Vince Thomas.
  • Glenbrook's Elizabeth McQuerry will be speaking at this year's NACHA Global Payments Forum on October 17-18 in New York City. She'll be speaking on the topic "Mobile Payments, Interoperability & Faster Funds Transfer".
  • Glenbrook's Carol Coye Benson will be speaking at this year's American Bankers Association Annual Convention on October 20-22 in New Orleans. She'll be participating in a panel discussion on The Future of the Payments Industry.
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Note: Headline News is compiled by Glenbrook Partners. Throughout the day, as we spot interesting developments, this post is updated. Find something interesting to share? Tell us about it: gotnews@paymentsnews.com!

Headline News – May 8, 2013

Written by Payments News Editor on May 8th, 2013. Posted in Africa, Banking Industry, Barclays, Biometrics, Bitcoin, Card Issuers, Card Technology, CardFlight, Coinbase, Discover, Elavon, EMV, Google, Identity Management, India, MasterCard, Mobile Payments, Mobile POS, Mobile Technology, Payments News - Headline News, PayPal, Point of Sale (POS), Prepaid Cards, TabbedOut, Venture Capital, Wells Fargo

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