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VeriFone fail with Sail

VeriFone has given up trying to sell Sail, its app and dongle-based system for turning smartphones into card acceptance devices, directly to merchants and will instead offer the technology to banks. Terminal manufacturer VeriFone launched...

PayAnywhere soon sold everywhere

PayAnywhere has announced its credit card reader for smartphones will be shipping to retailers across the country beginning this month. The PayAnywhere credit card reader easily attaches to iPhones, iPads, Android smartphones and tablets, and...

Stripe banks $70m in fundraising

Online payments start-up Stripe on Monday closed a $70m fundraising round that has seen the company’s valuation double in less than a year to $3.5bn, as investors see promise in a group that is...

New service to revolutionise card payments in the UK

A new payment system is launching in the UK that will enable companies of all sizes to accept credit and debit card payments through their mobile phone. mPowa is a service that includes a mobile...

Spire Payments acquires Thyron

Spire Payments has acquired Thyron Payments Systems.  The purchase, which concluded 04/03/2012, sees Spire Payments solidifying its position as the third largest player in Europe by providing a market leading Chip and PIN/PCI SRED...
NFC ready POS and mPOS terminals

NFC-ready POS terminals to reach 16.1 million in 2016

According to new research from Berg Insight, the market for NFC-ready POS terminals continues to show strong momentum in 2016 with annual shipments anticipated to reach an estimated 16.1 million units worldwide. The attach rate...

Visa introduces Visa Ready Partner Program

Visa has launched a new partner program designed to accelerate the introduction of innovative payment solutions globally and further drive the global migration from cash to electronic payments. “The pace of innovation in the payments...

SumUp launches first proprietary Chip & PIN device in Europe

Mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) company SumUp announced the launch of the first proprietary mobile Chip & PIN device of an mPOS provider in Europe. The device, called PIN+, is available in Poland and Switzerland as...

Bank of America launches MPOS

Square may get a lot of credit for making mobile payments mainstream, but the ability to accept a credit card using a smartphone is turning into an unmistakable commodity. The latest to enter the space...

TapBase introduces apps for the iPhone

TapBase has announced the official release of its TapPay and TapWallet mobile applications for the iPhone as key elements of its Tap mobile payments, loyalty and rewards platform. 'After a significant development and testing effort,...

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Payment industry history with first AES DUKPT key management implementation

Verifone says it has implemented AES DUKPT with its end-to-end encryption solution, VeriShield Total Protect, its Engage family of payment devices, and Carbon 8 & 10. Co-designed by Verifone, AES DUKPT...
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