PIN on Mobile (PoM) and PIN on Glass (PoG) are two of the most commonly mislabelled emerging technologies. While the two terms are treated as though interchangeable, each has differing benefits and features. They also serve merchants in a different manner, so choosing the right one for a particular business is crucial, according to David Poole, global head of mobile POS solutions for MyPinPad.
While using a cryptocurrency as a means of payment instead of an investment may not be unique, most are challenged in environments that require speed, security and the need to work around cash or payment cards. Dash attempts to differentiate from competitive cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, by addressing those concerns.
The logistics company said it intends to use the funds to invest in supply chain technology and serve merchants on its platform, which connects scooter-riding drivers in about 400 cities with about 1.2 million online merchants and delivers everything from packages to groceries.
Cash discounting, or informing customers that items in the store are priced less expensively if purchased with cash, does not have the legal barriers of straight surcharging, which is simply charging more for products to cover card fees.
The onset of artificial intelligence and machine learning could serve as the safety net some companies need, providing a different and more thorough twist on traditional underwriting and credit checks.
The cryptocurrencies join more than 60 different payment methods across 200 counties on Flow’s cross-border e-commerce platform, which includes Visa, Mastercard, PayPal, Alipay, WeChat Pay, Union Pay and many more