MasterCard qualifies firms' PVT product for EMV and NFC

The test tool is intended to help issuers, card manufacturers and personalization bureaus speed up certification and launch of contact and contactless EMV card and NFC payments projects.

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How an ATM processor mined transaction data to increase profitability

A March 31 webinar will explain how one payment processor used end-to-end transaction visibility to extract greater returns from its network.

How does Apple Pay lead to more fraud?

Crooks have been using a surprisingly low tech tactic to worm their way around Apple Pay's tokenization and biometric safeguards.

Bitcoin and cash: 'Like peanut butter and jelly'

Robocoin's new (and free) software development kit gives ATM operators a 'margin-expanding opportunity,' CEO Jordan Kelley says.

Note-worthy: January's top 5 ATM features

From siloed banking channels to mobile ATMs at the Super Bowl, a countdown of our readers' favorites for the month.

Fed to roll out roadmap for faster payments

The effort comes in response to research findings that consumers want instant payments and would be willing to pay for them.

Where will payments be in 10 years?

If the last 10 years has taught us anything, it's that disruptive technologies can shift the course of events in a way few would expect.

New payments players must fight their way through space junk

The payments ecosystem is much like space: It's difficult to get to; it's uninhabitable unless you're properly equipped; and it exists in a vacuum.

EMV, encryption and tokenization: the payment fraud 'holy trinity'

Taken together, these three key pieces of security technology can ensure that the good guys continue to stay one step ahead of the fraudsters.

Being prepared: A little extra cash helps!

Being prepared but having the wrong tools doesn't really count for much when trouble truly develops ...

Fed's controversial 'Choke Point' collars ATM processors

The government's Operation Choke Point initiative has put a stranglehold on many law-abiding businesses — including payment processors and pornographers.

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New study sizes up bill payment methods

Cash constitutes just 8 percent of bill payments, but still leads credit and mobile; checks are now a distant second to online payments.

Accel debit network completes its first tokenized transactions

The ability to accept tokenized transactions will allow Fiserv clients on the Accel network to accept debit payments via Apple Pay.

Global Payments buys payments gateway Realex

The deal will help Global Payments leverage its multinational footprint and accelerate growth in Europe, CEO says.

Alaric, E-Global implement new switching solution in Mexico

Authentic, the open payments platform from Alaric, is assisting Mexico's largest payment network to process seven million daily transactions.

Elan, Euronet enter DCC agreement

Direct currency conversion allows acquirers to offer currency exchange services to consumers who use foreign-issue debit or credit cards.

India's central bank drafts contactless guidelines

NFC payments up to 2,000 rupees ($32) in value would no longer require two factor authentication under the proposed rules.

MasterCard, Itaú Unibanco ink network deal

Under a new 20-year agreement, the companies will establish and operate a new electronic payments network in Brazil.

Card Services for Credit Unions to cover EMV enablement costs for members

The CUSO says it will help 2,300 member CUs mitigate $11 million in financial impact from the migration to EMV chip cards.

Fiserv adds solutions to Financial Crime Risk Management Platform

The new components can help financial crime prevention professionals to more effectively detect, investigate and resolve crimes, the company says.

Collis tool qualified by DCI for contactless D-PAS acquirer-terminal testing

The simulator is now qualified for use in certification testing against both contact and contactless D-PAS specifications for Diners Club International.

MasterCard expands mobile remittance services in Africa

The card network announced deals that will allow customers in Nigeria and Zimbabwe to send funds via mobile phone — and cash out at the ATM.

ChangeGroup broadens market for value-added services with LINK membership

Joining the national payment scheme will allow the company to extend its multicurrency and DCC services to the UK's ATM market.

ACI, LD Systems partner on flexible kiosk payment solution

The strategic partnership will offer US consumers quick, easy and safe bill pay options at kiosks nationwide, the companies say.

ValidSoft, FICO anti-fraud partnership scores another win

The companies have teamed up to address a growing threat from fraudsters who redirect mobile calls and texts in order to defeat authentication systems.

G&D offers white label mobile cloud payment service for FIs

The Convego CloudPay payment service provides secure mobile transactions, Giesecke & Devrient says.

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