Bell ID Token Service Provider Integrated with Android Pay

 Bell ID, the mobile payments specialist recently acquired by Rambus Cryptography Research, today announces it will support international issuing banks, payment schemes and processors to integrate with Android Pay. Bell ID customers can utilize its Token Service Provider (TSP) software to enable and secure near field communication (NFC) payments functionality on Android phones. Read more »

Visa Europe to Launch Tokenisation Service

Tokenisation replaces the traditional 16-digit Visa account number with a unique series of numbers, helping to prevent exposure of sensitive consumer account information in online and mobile payments. Trumpeted by Visa as a key new tool in the fight against fraud, it arrived in Europe a year ago, having already been introduced in the States for the launch of Apple Pay. Read more »

Amadeus to Release Virtual Wallets for B2B Travel Agency Payments

Amadeus to release digital wallet to target market for €332 billion of B2B travel agency payments. Read more »

Yorkshire Building Society Selects NoteMachine as their Cash Machine Provider

Yorkshire Building Society is the second largest building society in the UK. It has a national network of branches and agencies, assets of £38.5 billion, employs approximately 4,600 people and has 3.3 million customers. In addition to replacing their existing estate with brand new NCR ATMs, NoteMachine will be providing additional services such as automated deposits, mini-statements and voice guidance for visually impaired customers. Read more »

Rakuten Kobo to Benefit from Worldpay in Canada

Toronto-based Rakuten Kobo Inc., one of the world’s most innovative eReading companies, has selected Worldpay, a leader in global payments, to manage its online payment processing and acquiring in Canada. Rakuten Kobo had been working with Worldpay in the US, Europe and Japan, and will now benefit from the eCommerce provider’s broad range of payment solutions and global expertise in its home country.  Read more »

Meridian Selects Linedata's Solution to Enhance its Lending Business

Linedata (NYSE Euronext: LIN), the global solutions provider dedicated to the investment management and credit industries, is pleased to announce that Linedata Capitalstream, the Best-in-Class solution that provides leading financial institutions with the tools and services they need to automate multiple lines of business around the globe, has partnered with Meridian. Read more »

Western Union Partners with Viber to Offer Fast Way to Money Transfer

The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payment services, and Viber, a leading mobile messaging app with 664M+ unique users worldwide, today announced an agreement to offer a fast and simple way to send money to friends and family virtually anywhere in the world from the convenience of the Viber app. Leveraging the recently released WU® ConnectSM platform, the collaboration between Western Union and Viber will focus on three key... more Read more »

London Taxis Drive to Cashless Society

Travelling in one of London's iconic black cabs is about to become even easier. It was confirmed that every London taxi will be required to accept card payments for their fares by October this year. The move was approved by the Board of Transport for London (TfL) following a consultation in which an overwhelming 86% of respondents backed the move. Read more »

paysafecard is a Payment option for PlayStation®Store

paysafecard, the global market leader in prepaid online payments and a member of Paysafe Group plc, is pleased to announce that it is working with Worldpay and Sony Network Entertainment Europe to allow customers to use paysafecard as a payment option for PlayStation®Store (PS Store) on PC, tablets, smartphones and PlayStation®4 (PS4™) in 19 countries* (including Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom) with more to... more Read more »

Zapper and PayPal Join Forces to Provide Alternative Payment Option

 Zapper, the fast growing global data insights platform enabled by mobile payment has partnered with PayPal, the renowned worldwide online payments system. The partnership will provide customers with an alternative payment option to quickly, securely and seamlessly pay their bill using PayPal’s new One Touch™ Technology. Read more »

paysafecard Enhances its App

paysafecard, the global market leader in prepaid online payment methods and member of Paysafe Group Plc, has, following comprehensive usability tests, updated its app to meet concrete user requests regarding its visual layout, as well as adding additional services and extended features. All essential features are displayed on the app’s home screen, allowing users to immediately access those services they need from the entire range available: Read more »

FIS to Launch ATM TestBench

FIS™ (NYSE:FIS), a global leader in financial services technology, has unveiled the industry’s first test solution that focuses on automated application testing for physical ATMs. FIS ATM TestBench helps banks and ATM service operators shorten test cycles, increase efficiency and safeguard a hard-earned brand reputation. Read more »

Compass Plus is PCI DSS version 3.1 Certified

Compass Plus, an international provider of retail banking and electronic payments software to processors and financial institutions, has announced that its processing centre has been recognised as fully compliant with PCI DSS version 3.1. Read more »

Two China's Banks Select Magpie's Smart Wallet Services

Magpie, the business that aims to help people successfully navigate the increasingly complex digital world, today announced that it has secured deals with two of China’s biggest banks to roll out its Smart Wallet services. The deals are part of a programme intended to extend Magpie’s services across the two banks and their respective customers. Both will initially have access to Smart Wallet – one of Magpie’s apps - with the option to add on... more Read more »

Visa to Launch Visa Checkout in Singapore

Visa today announced the launch of Visa Checkout, a quick and easy payment service that enables Singaporean consumers to pay for goods online, on any device, in just a few clicks. This new service addresses the frustration experienced by many online shoppers by reducing the number of steps required to complete a purchase online. Read more »


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