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 •  February 22

Few problems are as much of a headache for the modern corporate worker as buying things on the company’s dime. Companies are loathe to hand out credit cards to everyone in the building, but they also want their employees to do your job without having to fill out six forms in triplicate to requisition a pencil. They also want to control spending and...

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 •  February 22

Greenlight's Mission to Drive Financial Literacy for Kids Strengthened Through Partnerships with SunTrust Bank, Ally Financial, nbkc bank, Canapi, and Amazon Alexa Fund
Greenlight Financial Technology, Inc., creator of the smart debit card for kids, teens, and college students, today announced it has raised $16 million in Series A financing. The funding round was led by TTV Capital with...

Payments News

 •  February 22

Source: Worldpay Today, Vantiv, now Worldpay, Inc. (NYSE: WP), announced the release of DataEdge for Financial Institutions (FIs), a data insights and analytics tool powered by Worldpay’s Vivid Data Engine. DataEdge for FIs is an advanced reporting solution that gives banking professionals convenient and immediate access to credit and debit card...

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 •  February 22

Token Management Service: Smarter Tokens for a Connected Digital World (Photo: Business Wire) SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Visa (NYSE: V) today introduced Token Management Service, a solution designed to unify management and secure customer payment data. Token Management Service enables an integrated view of payment preferences and behaviors...

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 •  February 22

The U.K. Treasury has today announced that it will conduct an inquiry into cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. Launched by the Treasury Committee, the investigation will take several angles including examining the role of cryptocurrencies in Britain, including potential "opportunities and risks" for consumers, the business community and...

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 •  February 22

Checking Customers will Earn 1 percent Cash Back on Qualifying Debit Card Purchases RIVERWOODS, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Discover announces the launch of a new and innovative rewards program for its Cashback Checking product where customers can earn cash back for making everyday debit card purchases. Discover Cashback Checking® customers now earn 1...

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 •  February 22

Fingerprints Card, a Sweden-based biometrics company, has launched the first commercial third-generation fingerprint sensor, dubbed FPC1291. The new single-chip, single-die solution eliminates the need for a companion chip while delivering the performance benefits of the dual-chip platform. Apart from improving performance, the third-generation...

Payments News

 •  February 22

By Myles Dawson, UK country manager at global payments platform Adyen. Chinese New Year is an important milestone for a large population across the world. It also serves as a reminder to the payments industry to not underestimate the spending power of the Chinese shopper. Chinese consumers are truly global shoppers, leading the world on...

Payments News

 •  February 22

Montreal-based Mobeewave has signed a global partnership agreement with Samsung Electronics that will enable Mobeewave to offer its patented in-person contactless payment acceptance product on Samsung devices, according to a press release. Mobeewave offers this technology to banks as a white-label product, a company spokesperson told Mobile...

Payments News

 •  February 22

Docomo Digital has partnered with Safaricom to give customers the option to pay for content on the Google Play Store using M-Pesa, according to a press release. The integration, which is powered by Docomo Digital's mobile commerce enabling platform using Google Play's payment API, enables M-Pesa customers to use the mobile money service to pay for...