Payment service providers (PSPs) are an overlooked stakeholder that can benefit from the ongoing mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) revolution. A new white paper from data protection specialist Thales reveals the top three benefits that mPOS solutions deliver PSPs. Specific use cases support the notion that mPOS makes it possible for PSPs to save, time, money and improve security – three important attributes that are often impossible to get together.
Discover Financial Services has a long history of trying to do things differently, starting out with the Cashback Bonus for card transactions and no annual fees. In doing so, it doesn’t try to emulate what’s occurring in the... Read More
Secure payment-technology provider Bluefin announced today it became the first company in the U.S. to receive PCI validation for a point-to-point encryption (P2PE) solution. While the PCI Security Standards Council, which... Read More
I had the chance to visit with Mike Passilla recently to get the scoop on the Chase Merchant Services (CMS) Group he leads at Chase and the value it delivers to consumers and merchants. I’ve written before that my view on CMS... Read More
LoopPay, founded in 2013, is a provider of a mobile wallet solution that currently works for most existing retail locations. LoopPay Chief Technologist George Wallner sat down with MPD CEO Karen Webster to explain why he... Read More
Cybersecurity and debit represent the two major common themes as it relates to recent regulatory attention globally, a top official at Visa noted in a recent analyst discussion. During the discussion with Morgan Stanley... Read More
Wayfair – March 7, 2014 – $157 Million Wayfair, an online home-goods retailer, has announced it has raised $157 million in new funding. Wayfair’s service allows users to shop for home goods, and benefit from... Read More