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Content tagged with Payments posted in January 2013
Mobile Payments Heat Up in Canada
News  |  1/31/2013
CIBC Bank's Steve Tyers, VP of e-channels products and marketing, discusses the bank's plans for mobile following its launch of an NFC-based mobile payments app late last year with BS&T associate editor Jonathan Camhi.
Google Expected to Win Mobile Wallet Wars, Study Finds
News  |  1/30/2013
A new survey released yesterday by ACI Worldwide found that the majority of retail professionals involved said Google would beat out PayPal and Isis in the mobile wallet wars.
Delaying EMV Migration Risks Significant Losses for U.S. Issuers
Commentary  |  1/24/2013
U.S. card issuers who delay migration to EMV face a rapidly increasing risk of loss, largely due to the impact of fraud migrating from countries where EMV deployment is more advanced. U.S. issuers should begin to make preparations now.
Early EMV Compliance Benefits U.S. Merchants
News  |  1/16/2013
Even though the deadlines for merchants to comply with EMV are a few years off businesses can save money and prevent fraud if they accept EMV as soon as possible.
PayPal Adds Gas Stations, Grocery Stores in Retail Push
News  |  1/15/2013
PayPal unveiled new deals with a chain of gas stations and a grocery store operator on Monday, as the payments division of eBay Inc tries to expand its service further into physical retail locations.

MasterCard to Issue Prepaid and Debit Cards in Five African Markets
News  |  1/15/2013
The company has partnered with Equity Bank of Kenya to issue 5 million cards over the next 18 months.
Security is Final Hurdle to Mass Mobile Payments Adoption
News  |  1/14/2013
A paper by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston finds that the ultimate broad adoption of mobile payments will be largely correlated with the security of each mobile platform; and that consumer education and stakeholder collaboration will be equally crucial to promoting widespread adoption.
NFC Moves Forward With Case-Based Payments
Commentary  |  1/11/2013
U.S. Bank is among those testing an NFC-enabled iPhone case
New Currency Exchange Platform Launched in U.S.
News  |  1/8/2013
USForex, a subsidiary of Sydney-based OzForex Group, allows clients to make international foreign payments and money transfers.
Celent Report Explores Top Payments Trends
News  |  1/7/2013
Celent released its annual report on the top 10 trends in today's retail payments market, which focused on digital wallets, regulations and alternative payments.
How Banks Can Overcome Disintermediation
Commentary  |  1/4/2013
The threat of disintermediation has long haunted banks, and it only continues to rise.

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