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Host Card Emulation Heightens Security Responsibility for Issuers
Host Card Emulation (HCE) is getting a lot of attention, since it offers virtual payment card issuers the promise of removing dependencies on “secure element issuers” such as mobile network operators (MNOs).
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The vision that Apple’s founder Steve Jobs once had of a new type of mobile phone that could become so instrumental and integrated into people’s lives that they’d rather leave their wallet at home than their iPhone is starting to take shape. more »
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Apple's iPhone 6 Plus
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Apple Pay appears to be missing one key thing: A reason to use it. Most other mobile wallets come with a reward program, but Apple currently isn't going that route. more »
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Most ISOs don’t promote automated clearinghouse (ACH) payments to their merchants. In fact, if you asked a random salesperson in the payments industry to explain what an ACH payment is and how it works, you would most likely get an incorrect answer. more »
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It’s unfortunate that some outlets lump all forms of two-factor authentication factor together as if all two-factor form factors were equal. more »
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Electronic payments are increasingly becoming part of our everyday lives. For most people, it can be hard to imagine a single day where we do not make a purchase using our payment cards in a physical store, or perform some form of online payment or money transfer. more »
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With anticipation building for Apple's special event and what CEO Tim Cook will announce, it is a fun time to dig into the rumors and speculate about what could be coming to a pocket, wrist or desktop near you and, more importantly, what this may mean to the market ecosystems we all exist in today. more »
WePay's Bill Clerico
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When crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo emerged in 2008, many people dismissed them as a novelty. more »
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Although unintentional, missteps in communications by regulators can create headwinds for companies developing payments innovation. more »
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Two is better than one, especially when it comes to protecting a consumer's identity. more »
CreditCall's Jeremy Gumbley
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EMV is no stranger to the news cycle, with the card network 2015 liability shift approaching for many U.S. businesses. more »
Direct Connect's Matt Clyne
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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. more »
WinMagic's Mark Hickman
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According to Javelin Strategy & Research’s 2014 Identity Fraud Report, 13.1 million consumers became a victim of identity fraud in 2013—the second highest level on record. This means that 5% of the U.S. population is now being affected by identity fraud every year. more »

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