American Express has announced the availability of its 3-D Secure authentication tool SafeKey in South Africa, intended to improve the security of online transactions.
American Express cardholders in the US can now pay for their Big Mac and fries in real time with reward points.
Compass Plus, an international provider of innovative retail banking and electronic payments software to processors and financial institutions, has announced that TranzWare e-Commerce, it's online authentication solution, now supports American Express SafeKey.
Worldline [Euronext:WLN], the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, has entered into a partnership agreement with Alpha Card Merchant Services, allowing Worldline to acquire merchants onto the American Express network in Belgium.
The US telco-backed Softcard consortium has received a welcome boost with news that the giant fast food chain Subway is to deploy its Card Rewards Program as part of a national roll-out of the SmartTap payment app.
American Express is inviting academics and non-profit groups dealing with financial inclusion to submit ideas for commercial testing at a new 'Financial Innovation Lab'.
Entersekt, an innovative pioneer in transaction authentication, announced that Zurich, Switzerland-based Swisscard AECS AG has implemented its mobile application Transakt to enable safer, more user-friendly 3-D Secure protection of online purchases.
American Express is harnessing the latest technology to get tennis fans on-site and around the world involved in the action on the courts at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center during the 2014 US Open Tennis Championships.
Privredna Banka Zagreb (PBZ, Intesa Sanpaolo Group), Intesa Sanpaolo Card Ltd. and American Express today announced that the three companies have initiated a pilot to test - for the first time - HCE (Host Card Emulation) for mobile NFC (Near-Field Communication) payments at POS (Point-of-Sale) terminals in Croatia.
American Express has struck a deal that will let customers of the Uber car service use card reward points to pay for their rides.
© Finextra Research 2014