March 2, 2015

Samsung Electronics Co. added new fire to the mobile payment market and its competition with Apple, unveiling two new flagship Galaxy smartphones and a mobile payments system in partnership with MasterCard.

February 24, 2015

American Express has officially launched its Small Merchant EMV Assistance Program, which was announced last October by President Obama.

February 19, 2015

The Merchants Payments Coalition applauded U.S. District Judge Nicolas Garaufis’ ruling on Thursday that American Express credit card rules constitute an unlawful restraint on trade.

January 21, 2015

With only nine months until the EMV migration deadline, retail and technology professionals are still unprepared, according to a recent survey by ACI Worldwide.

January 20, 2015

The National Retail Federation (NRF) has publicly expressed disappointment at the U.S. Supreme Court’s announcement that it would not review an appellate court ruling on whether the Federal Reserve set a 2011 cap on debit card swipe fees higher than the level sought by Congress in legislation passed the year before.

January 14, 2015

PayPal will release a new PayPal Here credit card reader that will include payment support for Microsoft Surface and other Windows devices.

January 13, 2015

In a pilot implementation, NCR will deploy its SelfServ 90 for Japan’s Muji department stores.

January 12, 2015

As the use in-store mobile payment becomes more pervasive, consumers require increased education on the performance and ease of use of mobile pay services, a recent survey by Verifone of U.S. consumer attitudes suggested.

December 19, 2014

The industry will lose an estimated $10.9 billion to return fraud this year, with  $3.8 billion accounted to this holiday season alone, up slightly from last year’s $3.4 billion. 

December 17, 2014

Payment technology provider First Data and secure payment acceptance technology vendor Verifone, are partnering to help retailers reduce exposure to large-scale consumer payment data breaches and expedite acceptance of EMV-enabled credit and debit cards in advance of the October 2015 liability shift for EMV-enabled payment card fraud.  

December 8, 2014

Chick–fil–A is mobilizing its customers, at least when it comes to payment and ordering. 

November 19, 2014

Most Americans won’t shop on either Black Friday or Cyber Monday this year. According to a new Bankrate.com survey of 1,000 consumers, only 28% of Americans plan to shop in a store on Black Friday. 

 

November 10, 2014

Heartland Payment Systems, the nation's fifth largest payments processor and a leading provider of merchant business solutions, has acquired leading foodservice industry enterprise-level POS software provider, XPIENT Solutions.

November 4, 2014

Apple Pay is off to a fast start—but will it last? Will any of these mobile wallet systems gain traction, or will they remain a novelty for a small subset of consumers?

November 3, 2014

Verifone and MasterCard are providing Las Vegas taxi cab passengers with card-linked offers in a pilot program running from from Nov. 2-6.

November 3, 2014

Verifone is making its secure commerce architecture, designed to significantly reduce merchant exposure to large-scale data breaches, available globally. 

October 31, 2014

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) and a group of merchant associations have sent a letter on the state of cybersecurity in the U.S. and how the payments system works in a letter to the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) and the National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU).

October 30, 2014

EBay Inc. will offer Visa Qiwi Wallet as a payment option on EBay in Russia. Starting Nov. 5, all Russian EBay customers will be able to pay for their purchases with Visa Qiwi Wallet. 

October 22, 2014

In Russia alone, stolen payment card information is a $680 million-per-year industry, according to Moscow-based security company Group IB. With that much money to be made, it’s no wonder cyber-attacks are so common. 

October 20, 2014

Almost half of Americans are likely to avoid shopping at stores that were affected by data breaches in the past year.

October 17, 2014

President Obama on Friday signed an Executive Order designed to reduce cyberfraud and identity theft.

October 13, 2014

Kmart is the latest retailer to be hit by a payment data breach.

October 2, 2014

3dcart, a hosted e-commerce provider for small businesses, is launching a partnership with MasterCard for MasterPass, the MasterCard digital payment solution, into its commerce offering.

October 1, 2014

The security of credit and debit card information is a bigger concern for consumers (93%) than their health (84%), retirement savings (81%) or losing their cell phone (63%), according to a new consumer trust survey from Honeywell.