Category Archives: M POS

Verifone signs major Payment as a Service deal

Verifone says that Westpac Banking Corporation will be the first bank in Asia Pacific to deploy its new handheld EMV and NFC-enabled terminal solution that is fully supported with payment as a services from Verifone. With more than 13 million customers, Westpac (more…)...
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First Data launches Clover Mini POS

First Data has launched a tablet-based mini POS system dubbed Clover Mini. Aimed at small businesses, the Clover Mini is a small POS system that is aimed at competing with Poynt, former Google Wallet lead Osama Bedier’s recently launched (more…)...
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Miura raises $16m in VC round

Miura Systems has closed a $16m fundraising round, led by London-based investmend syndicate, DFJ Esprit Secondaries (DFJES). The company has sold off a minority stake to speed-up growth in a VC round that included participation from various DFJES funds. “This (more…)...
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Apple selects POS software Vend

During its Q2 2015 earnings call, Apple announced that it is working with a select group of business app developers to bring innovative mobile solutions for business to iPad users. According to Luca Maestri, Apple’s CFO, this focus is a result of (more…)...
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New POS malware family named Punkey

In conjunction with a US Secret Service investigation, Trustwave SpiderLabs researchers have unearthed a new family of POS malware. POS malware is a sinister and often difficult-to-detect threat that preys on retailers running Windows-based payment terminals. This menace has been around for (more…)...
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Verifone launches cloud POS solution

Verifone says that it is launching a new cloud POS solution for small-and-medium-sized businesses (SMBs). The Android-based solution, Verifone Cloud POS, will be distributed through Verifone’s network of ISO and acquirer partners. “SMBs need more than a payment solution, but until (more…)...
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Ingenico introduces mPOS

Ingenico has launched the RP170c, an audio jack-based mPOS dongle that can accept payments made by mobile phone. The RP170c offers support for both NFC/contactless and mag-stripe payments via a 3.5mm standard audio (more…)...
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iZettle launches free chip and PIN reader

Swedish mPOS specialist iZettle is launching the world’s first free-of-charge chip and PIN reader for merchant customers across Europe. The new iZettle Card Reader Lite connects to tablets and smartphones via cable. iZettle has enjoyed rapid growth over the past year, (more…)...
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orderbird and ConCardis provide NFC POS

orderbird, an iPAD POS provider, and its strategic payment partner ConCardis have launched a solution for cashless payment with card or contactless via NFC such as Apple Pay. The newly developed chip and PIN card reader allows for secure card payments (more…)...
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Microsoft deploy PayPal mobile payments

PayPal has joined forces with Microsoft to bring its PayPal Here hardware card readers to Windows devices, as well as develop EMV-compliant readers. The collaboration is aimed at small and midsize businesses (SMBs) and merchants looking to enahnce (more…)...
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