Microsoft Expands Payments Relationship with Worldpay from FIS Globally

Microsoft has expanded its long-standing relationship with Worldpay from FIS in Latin America to process payments in the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific, creating a global partnership. Worldpay will provide online credit and debit card processing for the technology company across Microsoft’s online store fronts, including Xbox, Microsoft Advertising, Microsoft Azure and more. In addition

Visa Helping Fuel ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ Growth Around the World

FIS, Moneris, Global Payments, ANZ, CIBC, HSBC, ScotiaBank and more rolling out Visa Installments Solution to their customers, adding scale, brand trust and convenience to popular financing option Klarna signs global brand deal with Visa to accelerate expansion and scale in several markets As consumer demand for ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ (BNPL) solutions continues to grow, Visa has announced a growing list of

ACI Worldwide and RocketFuel Launch Cryptocurrency Payment Acceptance for Merchants Globally – Pioneering Zero Fees

Merchants can enable more than 50 cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, as alternative payment methods grow in demand ACI Worldwide, a leading global provider of real-time digital payment software and solutions, has announced a strategic partnership with RocketFuel Blockchain, Inc. (OTC QB: RKFL), a global provider of payment solutions via Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. ACI Secure eCommerce will offer RocketFuel’s solution via

RBR | Card Spending Rises as COVID-19 Encourages New Spending Habits

The credit card sector was hit hard by COVID-19 lockdowns and the economic downturn, but increased spending on debit cards as consumers shunned cash drove overall growth in card expenditure Concerns about COVID-19 saw consumers turn to contactless New research shows that, despite a decline in the amount spent on credit card purchases last year

Clickatell Announces Chat Commerce Platform with New Payment Capabilities

Brands can now deliver immediate value to consumers through chat Clickatell, a leader in mobile communications and chat commerce, has announced it will unveil new payment capabilities via its Chat Commerce Platform at Money 20/20 Las Vegas, Oct. 24-27. Clickatell helps businesses easily deploy payments in chat channels with low to no execution risk associated

Futurex Expands Key Management Leadership with Support for Verifone Remote Key Loading

Futurex, a leader in hardened, enterprise-class data security solutions, has announced a next-generation encrypted key loading (EKL) solution together with Verifone, a global leader in payment and commerce solutions. Remote key loading, which leverages encrypted key loading, is an essential part of managing point of sale (POS) terminals and PIN pad devices. This technology securely delivers

Industry Feedback Drives Updates to PCI P2PE Standard

The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) published a minor revision to the PCI Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) Standard. The PCI P2PE Standard provides a comprehensive set of security requirements for the validation of PCI P2PE solutions to protect payment card data via encryption. PCI P2PE v3.1 includes clarifications and updates previously released via bulletins and

EMVCo Publishes EMV® 3-D Secure 2.3 to Support More Secure and Convenient E-Commerce Authentication

EMV® 3DS Version 2.3 expands support for digital channels and devices to help issuers, acquirers and merchants fight card-not-present fraud, while improving the consumer experience. Global technical body EMVCo has enhanced the EMV® 3-D Secure (3DS) Specifications to improve the consumer experience and fraud fighting capabilities for issuers, acquirers and merchants across e-commerce channels and devices. The latest version,

EBA CLEARING, SWIFT and The Clearing House Join Forces to Speed Up and Enhance Cross-border Payments

With the support of banks from both sides of the Atlantic, EBA CLEARING, SWIFT and The Clearing House (TCH) have joined forces to make cross-border payments as seamless as the fastest domestic payment options. The three private-sector, member-owned companies have completed a proof of concept as part of a new initiative, Immediate Cross-Border Payments (IXB),

ATM Industry Association Announces New Membership Designed Specifically for Financial Institutions

The ATM Industry Association (ATMIA) announced the release of a new membership level designed specifically for small- and mid-size financial institutions.  It includes a package of benefits of particular value to FIs with less than $100 billion in assets.  More than 50 of the world’s largest banks, and 9 out of the top 10 in