Industry News

The latest information about the companies, products and services that are shaping the payments industry, selected by our team of specialists.

Oct 15, 2020

Rapyd and InComm Payments Partner to Support Cash Payments

The partnership will empower participating billers and other consumer-facing providers of goods and services to provide cash payment options to their customers. > See Article

Oct 14, 2020

Agora Services and Sionic Mobile Join Forces to Bring Most Advanced Rewards Program to Community Banks and Credit Unions

Through the partnership, Agora will enable users of its digital banking suites, such as Agora Junior teen banking and Small Medium Business banking, to easily take advantage of rewards through Sionic´s Mobile Rewards Marketplace. > See Article

Oct 14, 2020

Cambridge Global Payments & Ripple Partnership Goes Live

The partnership will deliver cross-border payment solutions to B2B customers by optimizing RippleNet, Ripple´s global payment network. > See Article

Oct 14, 2020

ParkMobile Expands Presence in San Diego Through a New Partnership with Diamond Parking

The partnership with Diamond Parking will expand the app´s availability to over 40 locations and adding 2,000 more parking spots throughout the city.  > See Article

Oct 12, 2020

ACI Worldwide Selected by Entergy Services, LLC for Mobile Payment Options

Entergy Services, LLC will utilize its ACI Speedpay solution to launch a new mobile wallet bill payment channel. > See Article

Oct 9, 2020

dLocal Expands Emerging Markets Payment Platform in the Caribbean, LATAM

dLocal has expanded its payments network to include three markets in Latin America and the Caribbean: Costa Rica, Panama, and the Dominican Republic. > See Article

Oct 9, 2020

BMO Announces Partnership with The Clearing House, Launches Global Pay for U.S. Business Customers

BMO business customers will have the ability to send payments via the Real-Time Payments network in 2021. > See Article

Oct 8, 2020

Alchemy Pay and QFPay Power Digital Currency Payments for Shopify Merchants

Alchemy Pay has announced that it will be launching its hybrid fiat and cryptocurrency payment services for ecommerce players on Shopify through Alchemy´s partnership with QFPay. > See Article

Oct 8, 2020

Mastercard and Marqeta Expand Strategic Global Partnership

Mastercard will help expedite Marqeta´s international expansion by streamlining its global network certification process, which governs which providers are allowed to process payments internationally through the Mastercard network. > See Article

Oct 8, 2020

Splitit Triples Global Growth, Achieves Record Third Quarter

Splitit´s merchant sales volume grew 214% from Q3 2019, with North America growing 200%.  > See Article

Oct 8, 2020

Square, Inc. Invests $50 Million in Bitcoin

Square, Inc. has purchased approximately 4,709 bitcoins at an aggregate purchase price of $50 million. The investment represents approximately one percent of Square´s total assets as of the end of the second quarter of 2020. > See Article

Oct 7, 2020

Broadridge Announces Solution to Save Banks Time and Money in Meeting ISO 20022 Payments Standard

Broadridge´s Financial Messaging and Connectivity solution for firms migrating to the new ISO 20022 standard for payments between financial institutions uses a mutualized service model on a shared cost basis. > See Article

Oct 7, 2020

Payrix Announces International Expansion as Digital Commerce Heats Up

Payrix has launched into Australia and New Zealand--as it completed the acquisition of Brisbane-based payment service provider, IntegraPay.  > See Article

Oct 7, 2020

Advanced Fraud Solutions Releases Report on Prevalence of Card-Not-Present Fraud, BIN Attacks

The report details why card-not-present (CNP) has remained so prevalent and how financial institutions can mitigate card-related fraud losses. > See Article

Oct 6, 2020

Alacriti Partners with The Clearing House to Drive Faster Payments Innovation

Alacriti provides a cloud-native platform for faster payments innovation, enabling both banks and credit unions to securely access the RTP network and rapidly deliver new products and services to their retail and corporate customers. > See Article

Oct 6, 2020

F5 Introduces AI-Powered Solution that Blocks Fraud Missed by Existing Technologies and Improves Online Experiences for Users

F5´s Shape AI Fraud Engine is a new SaaS solution that eliminates fraudulent online transactions that get past existing fraud tools.  > See Article

Oct 6, 2020

NMI Simplifies EMV and Contactless Payment Integration with Launch of ChipDNA Cloud

NMI has launched ChipDNA Cloud, an API that simplifies EMV and contactless payment integration for independent software vendors, independent sales organization, and merchants. > See Article

Oct 6, 2020

Agilysys & Shift4 Payments Renew Partnership Providing Integrated Hospitality Commerce Solutions

By adding Shift4´s end-to-end payment solution, Agilysys customers can enjoy the benefits of a fully integrated payment experience at their property, connecting everything from online reservations to checkout, onpremises dining, spa services, and more. > See Article

Oct 6, 2020

Factor4 Announces Partnership with Clearent

The partnership provides Clearent´s small to medium-sized business customers with omnichannel gift card and loyalty solutions that encompass in-store, online, and mobile strategies.  > See Article

Oct 6, 2020

PAR Technology Announces the Release of PAR Payment Services

PAR Technology has introduced PAR Payment Services to provide an all-in-one payment processing solution for restaurants. > See Article

Oct 6, 2020

Foot Locker, Inc. Selects Adyen to Power In-Store and Online Payments Internationally

Foot Locker and Adyen have been working together since 2018. > See Article

Oct 6, 2020

Introducing Mandiant Advantage: Threat Intelligence

Mandiant Threat Intelligence provides organizations with information on active threats as they emerge and is the first generally available SaaS offering on the new Mandiant Advantage platform.  > See Article

Oct 6, 2020

Macy´s and Klarna Announce New Five-Year Partnership to Provide More Payment Options

Within the department store segment, Macy´s is one of the first companies to offer its customers Klarna´s buy now, pay later offering. > See Article

Oct 6, 2020

B2B Fintech Raises $150 Million at a Valuation of More Than $2 Billion

Tipalti will use this additional funding to double-down on its product roadmap, accelerate its growth path, extend its global presence, and increase its market-leading position as the preferred solution for high-velocity companies across the globe. > See Article

Oct 6, 2020

P27 Nordic Payments Platform to Acquire Swedish company Bankgirot

Bankgirot has a central role in the Swedish payment system and handles transactions of a total value of approximately SEK 73 billion per day. > See Article

Oct 6, 2020

ASC X9 Issues New Standard for Public Key Cryptography/ECDSA

The new standard, called the Elliptic Curve Digital Signature Algorithm (ECDSA), defines a mechanism to facilitate the secure authentication and nonrepudiation of data in financial and other online transactions. > See Article

Oct 6, 2020

NMI Simplifies EMV and Contactless Payment Integration with Launch of ChipDNA Cloud

The API reduces EMV integration work, development support, and hardware and software requirements for payment devices. > See Article

Oct 6, 2020

200 Banks and Credit Unions Go Live with Zelle via Fiserv in 2020

In total, Fiserv, Inc. has enabled implementation of P2P payments for more than 400 institutions via the Turnkey Service for Zelle. > See Article

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