Samsung Pay Makes It Easy to Purchase, Store, Use and Share Gift Cards Directly from Your Phone

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced that Samsung Pay, the most accepted mobile payment system that works at the majority of merchants today, now supports 50 popular merchant gift cards as well as a gift card store that enables users to buy gift cards from supported merchants for themselves, friends and family directly within the Samsung

Stonegate Bank and MasterCard Enable U.S.-Issued Debit Cards for Use in Cuba

Stonegate is pleased to announce that the bank is now offering a Debit MasterCard that can be used at any of Cuba’s 10,000 hotels, restaurants and other card-accepting merchants. “This is the first step in relieving the burden of U.S. travelers carrying cash when travelling to Cuba and another step in normalizing commercial relations between

TSYS Announces Support of Samsung Pay

TSYS announced its relationship with Samsung Pay, which will offer TSYS clients — both issuing banks and acquirers — and their merchants a simple and safe way to offer and accept mobile payments using nearly any terminal where you can swipe or tap your card. Combining Samsung’s pioneering Magnetic Secure Transmission (MST) technology with Near Offers Access to Latin America Through Partnership with SafetyPay announces new partnership with online banking payment method SafetyPay, extending Checkout’s payment options available to merchants wishing to sell to the Latin America market and around the world. SafetyPay payment method extends’s offering to Latin America.’s partnership with SafetyPay complements the existing payment methods available within its unified payment platform and Announces the Addition of SOFORT to its Payment Mix is diversifying its online banking payment method mix by offering SOFORT, an important European payment method, to its e-commerce merchants. Access to this payment method and others is simpler than ever with’s integrated platform. Strong Local Presence in Europe SOFORT, a popular European payment method, is now available within’s Checkout platform. With

Bitnet and Zooz Enable Merchants to Accept Bitcoin

Zooz announces their strategic partnership with Bitnet, an enterprise Bitcoin payments processor, that will enable merchants to accept Bitcoin as a payment method on the Zooz payment platform. Bitcoin is a digital currency that allows merchants to accept payment from anyone anywhere in the world at low cost and with no chargeback risk. Its reach,

TRANSAXpay from FIS Helps Merchants with UK Launch of Apple Pay

FIS, a global leader in banking and payments technology as well as consulting and outsourcing solutions, announced its readiness to support merchants in accepting Apple Pay. FIS currently secures and processes all card payments – including debit, credit and contactless – for Costa. It also supports Apple Pay – which Apple describes as an easy,

Digital River Teams up with Global Mass Payments Provider Payoneer

Digital River, Inc., a leading global provider of Commerce-as-a-Service solutions, announced it has teamed up with Payoneer Inc., a leading online payments company transforming the way businesses send and receive cross-border payments. Designed to provide quick, simple and cost-effective mass payouts and fund transfers to professionals and businesses worldwide, Payoneer’s technology complements the Digital River

TNS and Verifone to Make P2PE Technology More Accessible to Merchants

A new agreement between Transaction Network Services (TNS) and Verifone has been established to help merchants enhance payment data security with streamlined, expedient point-to-point encryption (P2PE) technology deployment. The two companies, which began working together more than six years ago, are integrating their complementary payment security solutions to provide complete end-to-end protection for in-store payment

MasterCard Becomes First Network to Add Tokenization Support for Private Label Credit Cards for use in Digital Wallets

MasterCard became the first payment network to provide tokenization services to private label (store-branded) credit card issuers, enabling merchants to take advantage of the latest digital payment innovations. BJ’s Wholesale Club, Kohl’s and JCPenney will be among the first retailers to bring mobile payments to their private label cardholders later this year. The company also