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Amadeus partners with U.S. Bank to offer virtual cards for B2B payments

  • 00,00,25,04,2017

U.S. Bank, a commercial bank card issuer, and Amadeus, a technology provider for the travel industry, have signed an agreement, whereby Amadeus will offer the bank's virtual payment technology to its travel agency subscribers in the US. read more

MasterCard signs deals with Changi Airport and Takashimaya Shopping Centre

  • 00,00,25,04,2017

MasterCard has announced partnerships with Changi Airport (CAG) and Takashimaya Shopping Centre, a shopping destination in Singapore, to offer travellers and shoppers an enhanced selection of dining, shopping and lifestyle experiences. read more

UnionPay partners with Westpac to expand card acceptance in New Zealand

  • 00,00,25,04,2017

UnionPay International and Westpac have signed an agreement under which Westpac will accept UnionPay cards at all its ATMs and nearly 1,300 online merchants in New Zealand. read more

UMB launches instant issuance of Visa-branded cards

  • 00,00,25,04,2017

Universal Merchant Bank (UMB), a Ghana-based full-service financial institution, has rolled out instant issuance of Visa-branded cards that will help the lender to offer better customer service. read more

MasterCard to offer cashless payment options to McDonald's customers in Egypt

  • 00,00,24,04,2017

MasterCard and McDonald's have forged a strategic partnership to offer cashless payment options to McDonald’s customers in Egypt while buying meal in store, at the drive thru or when ordering it online. read more

Vantiv to offer card processing services to On Tap Credit Union

  • 00,00,24,04,2017

US-based On Tap Credit Union has selected Vantiv, a credit card processor, as its payment partner for ATM, debit and credit card processing. read more

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Staying one step ahead in the ATM security challenge

  • 11,57,19,04,2017

This year marks 50 years since the introduction of the first ATM, which was put into use by Barclays in its Enfield branch in north London on 27th June 1967. Richard Broadbent, General Manager - Banking, Wincor Nixdorf UK/I, writes read more

PSD2 – a catalyst for Pay By Mobile

  • 13,06,4,04,2017

PSD2 marks a revolutionary industry development and will have a far-reaching impact on payments and digital commerce. The integration of Third Party Providers (TPPs) into the FCA’s regulatory framework will provoke new levels of transparency and security in online money transfer, and open the way for a new wave. Simon Pepper, head of product at Tola, writes read more

Alternative payment networks beginning to challenge incumbents

  • 00,00,30,03,2017

The US payments market has long been dominated by a small group of networks and service providers controlling the transfer of funds through banks. However, alternative payment providers are beginning to offer competitive lower-cost networks that banks can use to offer P2P transactions, bill payments, and point-of-sale payments. Robin Arnfield reports. read more

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Canadians less keen on mobile payments than their US peers

  • 13,10,12,04,2017

The US is relatively unique in that mobile proximity payments are increasingly popular despite the absence of a contactless cards market. Meanwhile in Canada, consumer interest in mobile proximity payments remains muted. read more

High interest rates on credit cards continue to drive revenue of Brazilian issuers

  • 16,43,10,03,2017

According to GlobalData’s Payment Cards Analytics, Brazil reported the second largest level of balances outstanding on credit cards in the Americas in 2015, largely due to the size of the market. read more

Time for credit card issuers to up their mobile game

  • 14,08,6,03,2017

UK customers are increasingly willing to multi-bank, and already more than a half (53%) take their credit card from an alternative to their current account provider.
Is there scope for credit card issuers to win market share by sharing consumers’ financial data with third parties in return for benefits? read more

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