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Mobile Payment Industry News November 15 2015

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Banks at a crossroads: Build or buy mobile payment apps

Rajesh Sharma, vice president of mobile banking and payment apps from INSIDE Secure, discusses some of the areas banks need to consider when it comes to mobile payments.

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Mobile P2P from Apple? You'll need the banks for that

Apple is reportedly in discussions with major U.S. banks to develop a mobile person-to-person payments service.

Microsoft to launch its own version of faster blockchain

Microsoft is launching its own version of the blockchain, which reports indicate is almost 40 times faster than the bitcoin blockchain.

Mobile is big for Alibaba's record-breaking Singles' Day sales

Consumers bought $14.3 billion in goods on the holiday, which is up 60 percent from last year.

Payment Strategy - Renew the Old, Ring in the New
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Fortumo intros cross-platform license management solution for digital merchants

The voucher platform has built-in support for giving users access to content for multiple accounts on several platforms through a single voucher.

Cardtek partners with MasterCard processor for HCE mobile payments

The collaboration will enable MasterCard Payment Transaction Services to provide managed services to its banking customers for NFC payments on smartphones.

Mobile payments come to London's black cabs

HailoPay enables passengers to use their smartphone to charge their journey to a credit or debit card by visiting a secure site, entering the driver's badge number and confirming the payment amount.

Study: People use their mobiles everywhere ...

As if you didn't know, right? But what's surprising is how little thought goes into protecting the vital information we store on them.

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Mobile Wallet Comparison Guide 2015

Picking the right mobile wallet can be tricky and time-consuming, but we've done the research for you. Our guide goes in-depth with 151 leading mobile wallets for our first edition of this guide. It breaks them down by various critical attributes and capabilities.

ATM Marketplace News November 14 2015

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ATM-maker NCR signs off on equity deal with Blackstone

After months of rumor, speculation and innuendo from "people close to the story," Bill Nuti, the NCR executive at the middle of it, finally has something to say.

Blackstone, NCR deal all but done, WSJ reports

An exclusive report by the Wall Street Journal says that The Blackstone Group has agreed to sink $800M into the company in exchange for a 15 percent stake.

FIME tool automates complex EMV terminal integration testing

The company says that its Savvi test solution is the first terminal integration tool to provide end-to-end project automation across multiple payment systems.

GPS steps up fraud prevention with StrongHold risk management

The multinational processing company says it has teamed with Latvia's D8 Corp. for real-time management of fraud incidents.

Maharashtra postal centers to get 75 more ATMs by month-end

So far, India's postal system has installed 1,000 ATM centers at locations nationwide, all sharing a common network.

Study: People use their mobiles everywhere ...

As if you didn't know, right? But what's surprising is how little thought goes into protecting the vital information we store on them.

NCR breaks ground on new HQ

The company envisions its new campus as an 'East Coast tech hub.'

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Just.Cash solves interoperability problem for cardless ATM withdrawals

A free software application from Miami, Florida, Just.Cash works on any manufacturer’s ATM by allowing all digital wallet providers and FIs to integrate Just.Cash into their mobile platform. Download Now

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Mobile Wallet Comparison Guide 2015

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A fine line between innovation and regulation for fintech industry

A panel discussion at the Money 20/20 payments conference in Las Vegas focused on some of the ongoing issues between regulators and fintech companies.

OmnyPay latest mobile payments effort for retailers

The company this week announced what it calls the first integrated mobile loyalty, rewards and payment system designed specifically for retailers.

Apple Pay coming to more countries

The mobile payment scheme is set to go live in Australia and Canada.

GSMA: North America leads new mobile tech adoption

A new report highlights that the region has been an early adopter of 4G networks, which are driving considerable growth in mobile data traffic.

Samsung Pay rounds out offering with Blackhawk gift cards

Samsung Pay users will be able to add a number of gift cards from provider Blackhawk.

Chase Pay coming to gas pumps through P97 partnership

The companies said that Chase's strategic partnership with P97 will enable Chase Pay to integrate easily with retail site systems through P97's PetroZone Mobile Commerce Platform.

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Emerging Markets Payment Index: Q3 2015

The Emerging Markets Payment Index is intended to be used by web, game and app developers for benchmarking their revenue in markets with high smartphone growth and low credit card penetration. Download Now

In-store experiences #YoureDoingItWrong (Infographic)

The need for excellent in-store customer experiences to succeed isn’t a surprising, earth-shattering, or new idea. You need to adapt with an in-store digital experience or you’ll fall behind, but knowing that isn’t enough. If your in-store customer experiences aren’t where they need it to be, taking advantage of the right tools is key. Download Now

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Mobile Wallet Comparison Guide 2015

Picking the right mobile wallet can be tricky and time-consuming, but we've done the research for you. Our guide goes in-depth with 151 leading mobile wallets for our first edition of this guide. It breaks them down by various critical attributes and capabilities.

ATM Marketplace News: Strategies for Payment Transformation October 30 2015

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Fintech walks the fine line between innovation, regulation

A panel of government and private sector experts at Money 20/20 examined the ongoing issues between regulators and fintech companies.

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Yes, that was my money and I saw it on TV!

If we get omnichannel backend processing correct, it doesn't matter all that much where the channels head or what device is on the other end.

Surprise: Cardholders prefer mag stripe to EMV

No wonder: One-third of cardholders who said they had tried an EMV card couldn't complete their transaction without help from the merchant.

Early Warning intros Authentify single-interface authentication

The new solution simplifies the management of identity risk and unifies authentication across all channels, the company says.

US FIs form secure real-time payments network

Early Warning, the fraud protection and risk management arm of major US banks, will acquire clearXchange, the nation's largest bank-owned digital payments network.

Symposium explores 'The Future Tech of Customer Experience'

The two-day event aims to help B2C brands prepare for the next generation of computing technology, the ICX Association says.

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Hospitality kiosks have been deployed in a variety of venues including bill payment, wayfinding, loyalty programs and more. If used properly, hospitality kiosks can harness the tools of technology to make everyone happy, including the much sought after demographic: the millennials.

McDonald's UAE deploys 'Create Your Taste' kiosks

McDonald's customers of the United Arab Emirates can now create their own custom orders with 'Create Your Taste' kiosks.

Money transfer company launches kiosks

Money transfer company Xpress Money recently announced the launch of its own line of self-service kiosk for customers to make international money transfers.

Cybersecurity company launches remote-management solution for HSMs

Cybersecurity company Thales has announced the launch of its new remote-administration and management solution for nShield and payShield Hardware Security Modules. This solution is designed to provide enhanced security and administration capabilities for cloud-based deployments.

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Hospital sign-in kiosks add Spanish option

PatientTrak announced it has added a Spanish option to its patient sign-in kiosk to accommodate Spanish speaking patients.

Georgia utilities company deploys bill-payment kiosk at store

Dalton Utilities, based in Dalton, Georgia, has deployed a bill-payment kiosk at the Loa Bakery in the city to allow residents to pay utilities and TV bills.

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How does the Diebold-Wincor deal look to NCR?

The proposed purchase of Wincor Nixdorf by Diebold might look good to stockholders. But is it good for the industry? Here's how another ATM-maker sees it.

Diebold in talks to acquire Wincor

Proposed terms of a deal under consideration call for Diebold Inc. to buy all issued and outstanding shares of Wincor Nixcorf AG.

Diebold files patent complaint, seeks import ban on Hyosung ATMs

Diebold has alleged the infringement of six of its patents relating to improved security, enhanced deposit automation and note dispensing functionality, and simplified maintenance.

UK company intros system designed to foil ATM gas attacks

The Gryphon3 intelligent vault protection system was developed to prevent criminal gangs from blowing up ATMs and making off with their contents.

Source Technologies PTM gets mobile wallet, tablet support

An embedded NFC device lets customers conduct PTM transactions through apps such as Apple Pay, Android Pay and Samsung Pay, Source Technologies says.

Ethiopia's largest FI taps NCR for ATM network monitoring

NCR Aptra Vision will provide a single, accurate view across the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia's multivendor ATM network to empower decision-making, NCR says.

Survey: Vast majority of consumers want retailers to boost 
data security

Following major retailer data breaches, consumers want merchants to upgrade security controls and install EMV card readers to stop fraud.

NCR, Alcatel-Lucent strike global managed services deal

The new relationship strengthens each company's position and presence worldwide in managed services, NCR says.

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