Drync, a wine-related software developer, is using Google Wallet to distill the complex process of shopping for wine from a mobile app.
At first glance, it might seem discouraging that eBay and PayPal each list only one woman on their respective executive leadership teams, but to Sarah Hodkinson, director of offers and marketing at PayPal, "looking at leadership in such a narrow, title-driven way is a mistake." In truth, 42% of eBay's employees are women, including 28% of its leaders.
Amazon's launch of a mobile card reader should force many mobile point of sale companies to reevaluate whether their own offerings are distinct enough to ensure their survival.
Card data security has to become a 24-hour priority for businesses, not just when PCI compliance assessors come around for annual checkups, according to the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council.
Merchants now operate in many channels, presenting challenges for merchant service providers to locate payments technology that's flexible, easy to deploy and ready to accommodate emerging security mandates.
Imagine arriving at an international airport and one of the first greetings you get is from your bank, welcoming you to the new country and saying where to find free ATMs.
Jamie Topolski, the new director of alternative payment strategies for the Output Solutions division of Fiserv, expects that the U.S. migration to EMV will take as many as 10 years to complete.
Rossi is best known for starting the first Satoshi Square, a gathering of Bitcoin enthusiasts who trade the virtual currency for cash in New York City's Union Square, in 2013. He has since brought his ideas to new companies and new parts of the world.
Beer and wine are often used to lower inhibitions about anything new. Why should payment technology be any different? Many companies that manufacture or sell alcohol are at the forefront of payments innovation. read more »