7-Eleven and PayNearMe Introduce the First Mobile Bill Payment Center for Cash Users

PayNearMe, a financial services technology company, has partnered with 7‑Eleven, Inc. to introduce the PayNearMe Bill Pay app, enabling U.S. consumers to pay over 17,000 national and local billers with cash using a convenient barcode scan at participating 7‑Eleven stores. The domestic bill payment service is the first in a line of affordable financial services

MasterCard Continues to Define the Future of Digital Payments

MasterCard announced it will offer tokenization services to merchants with app, eCommerce, and recurring billing card-on-file programs, further protecting consumers and increasing convenience when storing MasterCard cards in merchant databases. By expanding its Digital Enablement Services (MDES) to serve merchants’ needs, MasterCard continues to lead the industry in securing cardholder credentials – no matter where

MasterCard Secure Digital Payment Services Come to China

A cornerstone in the foundation of a fully digitized payment system was laid as MasterCard announced to Chinese financial institutions the launch of its cloud-based payment services for cross border payments. As a result, Chinese consumers will soon be able to make purchases around the world from various connected devices safely and conveniently in-store, in-app

PAYONE is the New Partner of the Smart Thermostat Provider Tado°

Tado°, a young and modern company headquartered in Munich, has set its sights on developing an energy saving solution that is both smart and sustainable. Using the app of the same name, the heating and cooling systems of private households, small offices and retail shops can now be controlled remotely and intelligently. When no-one is

Ogone Provides the Mobile Payment Solution for the Thalys App

Ingenico has announced that the new mobile payment interfaces designed for the Thalys app – in addition to their on-line payment website – have been deployed by Ogone, its online payment subsidiary and one of the largest online payment service providers in Europe. Based on Ogone’s secure solutions and technology, this app will offer passengers

FNB’s Digital Channels Rated Best by South African Banking Customers

FNB’s digital banking channels are voted as having the best experience by South African banking consumers, this is according to the 2014 South African Customer Satisfaction Index (SAcsi). In the banking channel measure, the SAcsi surveyed 7337 banking customers about their experiences with the different banking channels. FNB scooped top spot across all the digital

MTN Partners PriceCheck to Release App

South African mobile operator MTN has partnered Naspers-owned PriceCheck.co.za to release a mobile application for price comparison in the country. The app will be available on iOS, Android and Windows Phone devices, and will come preloaded on MTN’s Steppa smartphone. The companies said the partnership between a mobile operator and e-commerce platform highlights the importance

Starbucks Accelerates Mobile Payments

Starbucks has announced upcoming enhancements to its mobile app for iPhone, which will extend the company’s leadership in mobile payment and allow customers to recognize Starbucks partners (employees) with a tip directly from the Starbucks App for iPhone. Beginning March 19, customers using Starbucks App for iPhone in the U.S., U.K. and Canada will experience

Ukash Launches Instant Issue, Mobile App-enabled Prepaid MasterCard

Online cash payments provider, Ukash, has launched a General Purpose Reloadable (GPR) prepaid card, supported by a mobile app that makes uploading of funds quick and easy. Putting customers in control of their money, the free smartphone app (iPhone and android) makes it easy to check transactions and balances while cardholders are out and about