This week in Payment news

Back to School 2016 With Mobile Payments as Remind Hits Some Classrooms

August 25, 2016 by

For some schools, a new mobile payments feature will be added to the fray as Remind adds a feature allowing schools to take mobile payments for certain class activities.

Mobile Banking Use Rises as Mobile Wallet Use Falls

August 25, 2016 by

A recent study from Clarabridge showed us the unexpected figures of a mobile market where some unexpected developments are taking place, as mobile banking use is on the rise, but mobile wallet purchases are falling.

CSX Cyber Challenge to be Held at ISACA’s Global CSX Conferences

August 25, 2016 by

ISACA and The Center for infrastructure Assurance and Security will host new CSX Cyber Challenge competitions at ISACA’s upcoming CSX conferences around the world.

Venezuela Becomes Lucrative Region for Digital Currency DASH

August 25, 2016 by

Cryptobuyer, a Caracas, Venezuela based cryptocurrency brokerage; today announced that Dash, a rapidly growing digital currency, has joined Bitcoin to its platform due to increased demand.

PayPal Executive Rahul Shah Joins Applause Executive Team to Scale Customer Success for Long Term Growth

August 25, 2016 by

Applause, the global leader in digital testing, today announced former PayPal executive, Rahul Shah, has joined Applause as Senior Vice President, Global Delivery & Customer Success.

St. Louis Mobile Payment Firm OPER Lands Decent Funding Round

August 24, 2016 by

Reports note OPER CEO and co-founder David Laiderman is out to land a full $1.5 million, putting OPER at about half its goal thus far.

Small Businesses Cut Credit Cards Off at the Knees, Turning to Mobile Payments Instead

August 24, 2016 by

Small retailers, as it turns out, are increasingly turning away from EMV and turning instead to mobile payments systems to handle customer payments.

Bank of America and Viewpost Free Small Businesses from Crippling Cash-Flow Bottleneck

August 24, 2016 by

Viewpost announced today a revolutionary initiative to transform the way small businesses view and manage their cash flow.

OT, Compliant with Discover’s Latest Specifications on Dual Payment Cards

August 24, 2016 by

OT today announced that its dual EMV payment cards are certified by Discover with its latest specifications, D-Payment Application Specification version 1.1.

Why the Mobile Payments Revolution Must Have Tokenization

August 23, 2016 by

Thanks to the growing number of mobile payments options out there there are as a result more potential failure points for security and more points where data can be intercepted, stolen and misused.

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