Industry News

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

Sept 15, 2022

NCR to Separate Into Two Independent, Industry-Leading Companies

The board of directors of NCR Corporation has unanimously approved a plan to separate NCR into two independent, publicly traded companies--one focused on digital commerce, the other on ATMs. The separation is intended to be structured in a tax-free manner and is targeted for the end of 2023. > See Article

Sept 15, 2022

Amadeus to Make Buy, Now Pay Later Option Available to Meet Traveler Demand

Uplift, the leading enterprise buy now, pay later (BNPL) solution serving the world´s top travel brands, is partnering with Amadeus for U.S. and Canadian customers. According to research with travelers, 68% would spend more on travel if BNPL options were available. > See Article

Sept 13, 2022

Brazil´s Ebanx Expands into Africa with Eye on Mobile Money

The company started operations in Kenya, South Africa and Nigeria in late August amid soaring demand for payments via mobile phones in recent years. > See Article

Sept 11, 2022

Visa, Mastercard, AmEx to Start Categorizing Gun Shop Sales in Bid to Prevent Mass Shootings

Payment processor Visa Inc. said Saturday that it plans to start separately categorizing sales at gun shops, a major win for gun control advocates who say it will help better track suspicious surges of gun sales that could be a prelude to a mass shooting. It joins Mastercard and American Express, which also said they plan to move forward with categorizing gun shop sales. > See Article

Sept 8, 2022

ACI Worldwide Enables Digital Bill Payments for GoldPoint Systems

The ACI Speedpay solution serves thousands of billers across multiple verticals in the U.S. and its suite of industry-leading products, including ACI MoBills, ACI Virtual Collection Agent and ACI Speedpay. > See Article

Sept 8, 2022

Zelle Reaches Five-Year Milestone with More than Five Billion Safe, Secure Transactions

Five billion+ transactions and nearly $1.5 trillion have moved across the network since 2017. More than 99.9% of payments are sent without any report of fraud or scams.   > See Article

Sept 7, 2022

DailyPay Launches Friday, the GPR Card and Mobile App, Powering No-Fee, Instant On-Demand Pay Transfers

Friday, created in partnership with Visa, is designed to help the everyday worker take control of their finances. Users can view and access their earned pay before payday, add the card to their mobile wallet (Apple Pay, Google Pay, and Samsung Pay), have the opportunity to make in-store and online purchases, and manage their money and track spending, all in one mobile app. > See Article

Aug 31, 2022

Choice Partners with Wix for ACH Payments

The partnership will enable Wix merchants in the United States to accept Automated Clearing House (ACH) electronic funds transfer payments. > See Article

Aug 30, 2022

Bango Acquires Global Payments Business of NTT Docomo

In addition, Bango has signed a long-term platform deal with NTT Docomo to provide payment services in Japan for the world´s largest merchants. > See Article

Aug 30, 2022

Spreedly and PPro Partner to Offer Access to Extensive Local Payment Methods Portfolio

Spreedly and PPro have partnered to offer joint customers the ability to easily access a catalog of LPM offerings via one connection to Spreedly´s payment orchestration platform.  > See Article

Aug 30, 2022

Mercury Financial Announces Launch of Mercury Rewards Visa Card

As part of the partnership, Mercury customers will continue to receive the following benefits in addition to Mercury´s other product features: cashback rewards on purchases, zero fraud liability, fraud protection and worldwide acceptance. > See Article

Aug 30, 2022

PalmPay Hits 10 Million User Milestone in Nigeria

This represents a doubling of its user base within just six months and puts its customer numbers in the same league as major institutions only 3 years after the company launched in the market.  > See Article

Aug 23, 2022

Mastercard and LMKR Formalize Partnership to Accelerate Digital Transformation Across Pakistan

Mastercard and LMK Resources Pakistan have formalized a strategic partnership to oversee the implementation of the country´s first open-loop transit payment solution in a bid to further accelerate Pakistan´s digital transformation. > See Article

Aug 19, 2022

Checkout.com Announces Major Authentication Enhancements to Deliver Payment Performance Amidst Evolving SCA Requirements

Updates enable merchants to take complete control over their payment authentication strategy, to meet regulatory demands as strong customer authentication (SCA) evolves. > See Article

Aug 18, 2022

Razorpay Acquires POS Payment Start-Up Ezetap

Fintech unicorn Razorpay has forayed into the offline payments space with the acquisition of point-of-sale (POS) payment solution provider Ezetap Mobile Solutions. This is Razorpay´s sixth acquisition and, according to sources, the deal size is nearly USD 150-USD 200 million. > See Article

Aug 18, 2022

Adyen Advances In-Person Payments with the Launch of In-House Designed Terminal Range

Adyen has announce the launch of its first in-house designed terminals. The NYC1 and the AMS1 run on the company´s single platform and remain inherently flexible in order to address a rapidly advancing payment landscape and ever-evolving customer needs.  > See Article

Aug 16, 2022

WebBank Collaborates with American Express to Expand Credit Card Issuing Alliance

The collaboration allows WebBank to issue credit card and payment solutions that include American Express benefits. > See Article

Aug 16, 2022

Payment Gateways for Telemedicine Are Now Available through the Popular Provider, Organic Payment Gateways

Organic Payment Gateways is expanding the categories of specialized payment gateways to now include telemedicine payment processing services. Additionally, it has introduced a new telemedicine payment processing section on its popular website that provides advice and information for telemedicine providers. > See Article

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