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News & Commentary
Content tagged with Payments posted in September 2011
Banks Going the Way of Airlines, Netflix, With Debit Fees
News  |  9/30/2011
Industry experts say that the introduction of debit fees by big banks such as Bank of America echoes a trend that extends beyond the banking industry -- one that is causing customer dissatisfaction and drop-off.
Cloud Payments Offer Real Opportunity for Banks
Commentary  |  9/30/2011
Banks can cut out the middleman with a robust cloud payments offering, according to a new report from IDC Financial Insights.
JPMorgan Chase Hires Susan Ehrlich to Lead Next Generation Payments Division
News  |  9/29/2011
The executive will help the bank create payments services and solutions for consumers, small businesses and retail merchants.
Report: Most Businesses Lack Proper Payment Card Security
News  |  9/28/2011
A Verizon report found that many businesses are struggling to comply with credit and debit card security standards.
Isis Announces Deal With Mobile Handset Makers
News  |  9/27/2011
The mobile payments consortium is partnering with HTC, LG, Motorola Mobility, RIM, Samsung Mobile and Sony Ericsson on NFC-enabled mobile devices.
Google Wallet: An Anticlimactic Launch
Commentary  |  9/22/2011
Google Wallet has been touted as the payment method of the future, but right now, the majority of people can't even use it.
Fiserv, Wells Fargo Partner on Foreign Currency Exchange Solution
News  |  9/21/2011
The partnership is designed to offer streamlined foreign currency payments.
Cisco and Distra Partner on Payments Solution
News  |  9/20/2011
The companies have teamed up to release a platform aimed at phasing out legacy payment systems.
Visa Signs Mobile Payment Deal With Google
News  |  9/19/2011
The companies have formed an agreement to allow Visa account holders around the world to use Google Wallet with Visa's payWave mobile payment application. Discover and American Express pledged their commitment as well.
MasterCard Demos the (Google) Wallet of the Future
Commentary  |  9/16/2011
Media and analysts were able to to get a firsthand look at the future of mobile payments as the company demoed some of the features of the Google Wallet app.
Fundtech Ends Merger Agreement With S1, Takes Offer from GTCR
News  |  9/15/2011
After receiving an acquisition offer from BankServ's majority shareholder GTCR, Fundtech intends to terminate its previous merger agreement with S1.
U.S. Bank Offers New Mobile Banking Tool for Businesses
News  |  9/13/2011
U.S. Bank Mobile SinglePoint aims to give business customers on-the-go banking services.
MIG Acquires Zaypay
News  |  9/12/2011
The digital communications business has come to terms to buy the Netherlands-based mobile payments firm.
SWIFT Offering One-Stop Shop for Reference Data
News  |  9/6/2011
The financial messaging services provider is rolling out a new suite of products for payments-related data.
PayPal Hires Former Visa Executive
News  |  9/2/2011
Rupert Keeley will run the company's payments business in the Asia Pacific market.
Is EMV Past Its Prime?
Commentary  |  9/1/2011
Dena Hamilton, detection and fraud expert at Detica, says the slowly burgeoning card payment standard might not be the security solution that many think it to be.

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