CashStar Tech Gives Gift Cards a Clear Path into Mobile Wallets
Mobile wallets are designed to make it easy to pay from a linked credit or debit card, but the process of using loyalty and gift cards can be a bit trickier. CashStar is working to take some of the pain out of this process for users of its gift card platform.
Ben Kaplan, CEO, CashStar
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Dan Henry (left), NetSpend's outgoing CEO and his successor, Chuck Harris, NetSpend's president.
Dan Henry is leaving his job as chief executive of NetSpend effective July 31, and will be succeeded by Chuck Harris, who is president of the prepaid card company, a unit of the processor TSYS. Henry's exit will be the second departure of a top TSYS executive this month. more »
The SEQR mobile wallet
Sweden's Seamless has entered into an agreement with InComm that will enable the Atlanta, Ga.-based company to offer digitized versions of reloadable closed-loop cards. more »
Priya Haji, CEO and co-founder, SaveUp
In SaveUp's first foray into the payments industry, the financial management provider is linking its reward program to PayPal's prepaid MasterCard to attract younger consumers. more »
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Nearly 20% of consumers worldwide lack confidence that their banks can protect them from payment card fraud, yet nearly half do things that potentially expose them to fraud, new research says. more »
Phil Silver, director of business development, Urban Insights
When people pay to use transportation, they're generating substantial data that's not being used to its full potential, says Phil Silver, director of business development for Urban Insights. more »
Philip W. Tomlinson
Philip W. Tomlinson, CEO of Total Systems Services (TSYS), will retire on July 31. He will be succeeded by M. Troy Woods, the company's president and COO. more »
Thien Truong
Green Dot has hired former American Express executive Thien Truong as senior vice president of business development and sales. more »
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Walmart is testing a program that uses its mobile app, website and tracking technology to give back to customers who paid too much for something at the Bentonville, Ark.-based retailer. more »

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