Payments

BlackBerry To Partner With PayPal

BlackBerry has teamed up with PayPal for a trial that lets BBM users in Canada send and receive money through the messaging service. Once they have connected their PayPal account, BBM users can send money to friends and family within a chat by hitting a PayPal icon and entering the amount. Read more »

BitX Selects Zazoo to Offer Interoperable Spend via Mobile Virtual Card Technology

 ZAZOO, a business unit of Net 1UEPS Technologies, Inc. ("Net1") (NASDAQ: UEPS)(JSE: NT1), has signed an exclusive deal with BitX, a leading universal Bitcoin platform that wi Read more »

Geoswift Joins Forces with UnionPay International and Western Union Business Solutions to Offer Tuition Payment Promotion

Geoswift, Western Union Business Solutions, a subsidiary of The Western Union Company, and UnionPay International today announced a promotion where UnionPay will pay for medical insurance coverage for eligible students that process tuition payments through their payment network. Read more »

Japan Post Bank chooses Earthport Payment Network to provide cross-border services for its customers

Earthport (AIM: EPO), the leading payment network for cross border transactions, announces an agreement to enable cross-border services for Japan Post Bank, Japan’s largest retail bank in terms of deposits. The first of its kind, this partnership will enable the bank to provide improved customer experience and reach for cross border consumer remittances.   Read more »

WorldRemit Introduces Mobile Money Transfers to Burundi

Online money transfer service WorldRemit today launches instant Mobile Money transfers to Burundi, the first remittance service to do so. Customers in 50 countries can now send money direct to EcoCash mobile wallets – just like an instant message. WorldRemit’s mobile-to-mobile remittance service already enables people to send funds direct to Mobile Money wallets in countries across Africa, Asia and Oceania. Now the 350,000 Burundians who live... more Read more »

Canada to Modernise National payments infrastructure

The Canadian Payments Association has hired global consulting firm McKinsey to draw up plans to modernise the nation's core payments infrastructure. McKinsey will conduct stakeholder interviews and prepare a fact-based analysis to support the multi-year project to renew the CPA's payments clearing and settlement infrastructure. "By mid-2016, our goal is to identify user needs and priorities, as well as likely go-forward requirements, and to... more Read more »

Taiwan's CTBC Bank To Pilot Face Recognition ATM Machine

Taiwan's CTBC Bank has launched a pilot version of an ATM that uses both facial recognition and finger-vein scanning to verify identity. Should the trail be successful, users will be able to withdraw funds without the use of a card or a PIN. The pilot project comes just weeks after engineers in China claimed to have developed the first ever cash machine to use facial recognition technology. Read more »

BitPay Announced Partnerships With Payments Companies From Around The Globe

During the first half of 2015, the company has signed deals with PSPs Payfirma, Sonic Payments, BillPro, Kadu, OpenPay, and Ixopay. These payments companies are based on three continents and, in total, serve more than 100 countries. Read more »

Ezetap Mobile Solution To Raise $23 million To Fund Rapid Growth

Ezetap Mobile Solutions, the Bangalore-based pioneer in mobile payments for emerging markets, today announced that is has raised Rs. 150 crores in fresh funding. Ezetap’s current investors; Social+Capital, Helion Advisors, and Berggruen Holdings are joined by Horizons Ventures, the private investment arm for Li Ka-Shing, and the Capricorn Investment Group in this round. Social+Capital founder Chamath Palihapitiya will become Chairman of Board –... more Read more »

PayItSimple USA Inc. Named BAI-Infosys Finacle Global Banking Innovation Award Finalist

PayItSimple has been named a finalist in the Most Innovative Non-Financial Institution category at the 2015 BAI-Infosys Finacle Global Banking Innovation Awards, presented at the BAI Retail Delivery 2015 Conference and Expo. PayItSimple was selected from a field including over 250 entrants. Read more »

Computop and ACI Worldwide partner To Provide eCommerce Merchants Integrated Online Payments And Fraud Solution

 Computop, a leading global payment service provider (PSP) has signed an agreement with global payments specialist ACI Worldwide to provide merchants an integrated online payments and fraud prevention solution powered by ACI's ReD Shield, a premier card-not-present (CNP) fraud detec Read more »

BW-Bank To Extend Its Contract With Worldline

The bank came to its decision based on the longstanding and successful collaboration between the two companies. Worldline has managed issuing processing for the bank’s extensive range of cards for the past 17 years. Now, in addition to extending the existing service, development and introduction of innovative and future-oriented solutions are in the pipeline. Read more »

Glory Global Solutions partners with Atos

Atos, an international leader in digital services, and Glory Global Solutions, a pioneer in the development and manufacture of cash managing equipment and systems, today announced a preferred partnership agreement to enhance the provision of Managed Services to customers throughout the retail cash chain.   Read more »

linked2pay To Launch Bank Centric Payments

linked2pay, an award winning provider of ACH and credit card payment solutions announced today the launch of Bank Centric Payments™. Initial bank and reselling partners are deploying the solution. Read more »

Samsung To Launch Samsung Pay on TV

The payment service on Samsung Smart TV was designed from scratch to provide an easy and safe payment experience specifically for the TV. It supports major credit cards, debit cards, PayPal as well as other mobile billing options. The beauty of it is that in most cases, users can complete a payment in just three steps after the initial registration setup. First, choose the item you want to purchase. Then simply press the ‘Pay Now’ button, and... more Read more »

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