27 March 2015


Nigel BeattyProxama Digital Payments Division - London

US Adoption of Chip and PIN - Pressure Grows

10 March 2015  |  1261 views  |  1  |  Recommends 1

There’s a groundswell of opinion in the US calling for the widespread adoption of 'Chip and PIN' to go alongside the move to EMV chip cards for credit and debit purchases. Last year the President signed an order mandating Chip and PIN for all federally-issued payment cards and all federal acceptance points. This week the Consumer Policy Solutions ...

Jes BreslawDelphix - London

Sealed with a glitch: Why are technical errors sneaking into payments systems?

06 March 2015  |  3206 views  |  6  |  Recommends 0

Valentines day was sealed with a less than loving glitch for retailers this year. Thousands British businesses were left helpless after a technical fault hit their card payments system, on Valentine’s Day weekend. The outage from Global Payments is the latest in a long line of IT glitches from the banking and payments sector. We’re less two months ...

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Anthony LouposMisys - New York

Would you bank with your bank?

26 February 2015  |  1787 views  |  0  |  Recommends 3

Would you bank with your bank? Consider this real life scenario that just happened a few weeks ago. 8:45 PM, Wednesday, ubiquitous Irish pub midtown Manhattan. Ba-Ding! Reflexively my eyes glance

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Paul UnderwoodThames Card Technology - Essex

Plastic is dead? Long live plastic!

24 February 2015  |  2131 views  |  3  |  Recommends 0

Apple Pay, Google Wallet, Samsung Pay and PayPal are just a few of the solutions which financial technology commentators predict will bring about the downfall of cash and the plastic card. Others pred...

Lu ZurawskiACI Worldwide - London

Do payments exist on the big screen?

03 February 2015  |  3102 views  |  6  |  Recommends 1

This week’s announcement (www.finextra.com/news/fullstory.aspx?newsitemid=26946 ), of Visa’s product placement deal to show contactless payment technology on popular ITV soap operas like Coronation S...

Martin GloorAbrantix Pty Ltd - Sydney

Mobile Wallets for Major Scheme Cards

19 January 2015  |  2364 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Mobile payment is THE hot topic in the card payments industry. The main focus is certainly around the major card schemes like Visa and MasterCard and how to put their cards into a mobile phone. Once t...

Ketharaman SwaminathanGTM360 Marketing Solutions - Pune

Why I Went From Card To COD

18 January 2015  |  3246 views  |  5  |  Recommends 1

I’ve been shopping online since circa 1998 but, over the years, the following factors have taken the shine off my initial enthusiasm for ecommerce in India: Driven by VCs braying for profits, many ec...

Lu ZurawskiACI Worldwide - London

How to be charitable with electronic payments

16 January 2015  |  3861 views  |  1  |  Recommends 1

What do you do when a homeless person asks you for cash? No-one is judging you. We are a broad church here across Finextra and acceptable answers may include giving a donation, doing absolutely nothin...

Charmaine OakShift Thought - Bristol

The year 2014 was a tipping point for NFC payments

09 January 2015  |  2617 views  |  1  |  Recommends 1

I recently caught up with Jonathan Vaux Director, New Digital Payments and Strategy at Visa Europe, to discuss the trends he observed over 2014 and the outlook for 2015. In short, 2014 has been a real...

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Charmaine OakShift Thought - Bristol

How payments changed in UK in 2014 and what's next

02 January 2015  |  7432 views  |  6  |  Recommends 1

We in the United Kingdom already use so little cash that we could easily have gone the way of the Nordics, where consumers have such good payment systems that mobile payments took a back seat. Yet thi...

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