Category Archives: Vendor Zone

Equifax partners with Jumio for mobile commerce

Equifax has announced its partnership with Jumio, an industry leader in the mobile commerce space that specializes in payments and ID scanning and validation products for mobile and web transactions. The companies will be working together in developing a series of solutions that will create a more streamlined, secure mobile transaction process for both consumers and retailers. One of the ...
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eBay urges shareholders to reject PayPal spin off

eBay has suggested that its shareholders and customers are best served by keeping payment processor PayPal and the company together. Further, the e-commerce giant said it does not support activist investor Carl Icahn’s proposal to spin off PayPal and urged its shareholders to reject the proposal at their 2014 annual meeting. In a letter to its shareholders, eBay noted that ...
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MasterCard launches MasterPass in Italy

MasterPass is now available in Italy. Following its success in the US, Australia, Canada and the UK, MasterPass is now debuting in Italy thanks to agreements with the country’s major banks and an increasing number of participating retailers. Over 3,500 of Italy’s leading brands and companies have recognised the new business opportunities e-commerce has to offer. With digital shopping becoming ...
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Live @ MWC: Accenture launches mobile wallet platform

Joining the fray, Accenture says it has launched a new Mobile Wallet platform that features integrated advanced analytics and big data capabilities, recommendation tools and security elements to provide a modular platform for a trusted digital payments ecosystem. In a leap towards making traditional physical wallets obsolete, the platform allows end-users to manage and operate all their cards, including credit, ...
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Jumio launches ID scanning product

Jumio a mobile payments and credentials management company, announced the availability of Jumio Fastfill, a service that automates key entry of personal customer information, by ID scanning, in mobile apps, providing a faster and more convenient way for consumers to open accounts, complete web registration forms, and remove friction from the check-out process. Fastfill provides value to any business with a ...
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PayPal acquires StackMob for mobile payments capabilities

PayPal announced it has acquired StackMob, a backend-as-a-service company that helps developers easily implement features in mobile apps. You can, for example, use it to add social network logins and push notifications to your app. StackMob will join PayPal’s core engineering team to help refresh its platforms, which should help when it comes to developing future apps and services, as well ...
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Thales secures ROYALGATE’s new mobile point of sale

Thales announces that ROYALGATE has deployed Thales payShield 9000 hardware security modules (HSMs) to secure its PAYGATE mobile point of sale (mPOS) solution allowing businesses to process secure card payments for magnetic stripe and EMV-compliant contact and contactless payment cards. To address significant security requirements around cryptographic key generation and overall management, ROYALGATE chose Thales payShield 9000, a hardware security ...
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NXP enables NFC and secure internet payment

NXP has announced that the PN544PC, a derivative of the most widely adopted near field communication (NFC) radio controller (PN544), is being integrated into select new computing devices. Intel’s 4th Generation Core platform with Intel Identity Protection Technology (Intel IPT) together with the embedded NXP NFC solution will provide a basis for secure secure internet payment and convenient e-commerce transactions. This ...
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FICO and Validsoft partner to crack down on card fraud

FICO, a leading predictive analytics and decision management software company, has announced the availability of a proximity correlation service for credit and debit card issuers aimed at improving the safety of payment card transactions. The FICO Proximity Location Service, part of FICO Fraud Resolution Manager, compares the physical location of a cardholder’s registered mobile phone against the location of the ...
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PayPal waives $50,000 of payment fees for startups

PayPal is giving digital startups a helping hand by waiving up to $50,000 in payment processing fees for 18 months. PayPal’s Startup Blueprint Program reduces the costs for startups helping them get up and running quickly, removing the complexity of payment processing, and helping them to expand while maintaining them as payment customers as they successfully go forward. “Startups weren’t interested in ...
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