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Small Businesses Get Mobile

Smartphones are firmly stamping their mark on the payments and merchant landscape in many forms. Whatever their role in the purchasing process, smartphones can offer convenience, speed, mobility and security – all ‘must-haves’ for...

Square begins EMV chip-card reader launch

Mobile payments platform provider Square has made an EMV chip-card reader available to its customers. But rather than offering the reader for free, Square is charging customers $29 as part of a pre-sale, and...

SumUP and payleven agree merger as mPOS market consolidates

As the inevitable consolidation of the European mPOS market begins, SumUp and payleven  announced a merger which will see the combined company operate under the name SumUp. The companies, currently processing more than €1bn annually in...

Point of Sale (POS) forecast report

At 93% of total US retail dollar volume, the point of sale (POS) retail market towers above the online market and will continue to do so for years to come. But the growing popularity of...

First Data unveils Clover Mobile

First Data has unveiled Clover Mobile, a new mPOS business solution that brings new flexibility and versatility to the Clover family. Clover Mobile enables more personal consumer engagement for innovative small- to mid-sized businesses...

SumUp integrates Bitcoin payments through BitPay

SumUp has announced that it has integrated Bitcoin into its mPOS solution through BitPay, the world’s largest Bitcoin payment processor. The integration means that any bricks and mortar retailer can now easily accept Bitcoin payments. With SumUp’s streamlined...

Amazon Wallet

Amazon has quietly released a new Android and Fire Phone app, dubbed Amazon Wallet, which lets users scan cards with their phone and save them in the Amazon cloud, so they're easily accessible when...

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...

The power of mPOS

The rapid growth of the mPOS sector worldwide is making a profound impact on the wider industry, with banks, vendors and non-bank players all fighting for a piece of the action - by Victoria Conroy,...
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Verifone network compromised by Russian hacking group

Verifone is reportedly investigating a breach of its internal computer networks that appears to have impacted a number of companies running its POS solutions, according to sources. Verifone says the extent of the breach was limited to its...

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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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