Wirecard Issues First Visa Prepaid Cards in Singapore

Wirecard Issues First Visa Prepaid Cards in Singapore

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Wirecard Singapore has been approved as a Principal Member of Visa as the first non-Financial Institution members in Singapore. This move is a continuation of Wirecard’s strategic partnership with Visa Inc. in Asia Pacific to enable easier access to prepaid card issuing for parties across the ecosystem, following the acquisition of…

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Jia Liu

CSI globalVCard Enters the China Payment Market

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Bonita Springs, FL-based CSI globalVCard has ankled Jia Liu to lead the company’s expansion into China. She will officially serve as Vice President of International Payments. Earlier this year, CSI announced its cross-border payments offering, which completed the award-winning ‘total AP’ platform, globalVCard paysystems. With one file upload, business payments can…

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Top 3 Emerging Trends for U.S. EMV POS Terminal Market

Top 3 Emerging Trends for U.S. EMV POS Terminal Market

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] A new market research study identifies the following three emerging trends expected to propel the growth of the EVM POS terminal market in the US: shift toward cloud-based solutions; big data management; and need for effective information management. The Technavio “EMV (Europay, MasterCard and Visa) POS terminal market in the US”…

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BRIEFS – WISEKEY; ACORNS; PAI; and NOW

WISEKEY – Swiss-based WISeKey announced its trusted technology for integrating wearable technology with secure authentication and identification, in both physical and virtual environments, by empowering IoT and wearable devices to become secure transactional devices. WISeKey has patented this process in the USA as it is currently used by many IoT providers. ACORNS – Investing app,…

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e-Payments Drive Consumer Consumption & Creates Jobs

e-Payments Drive Consumer Consumption & Creates Jobs

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] The increased use of electronic payment products, including credit, debit and prepaid cards, added US$296B to GDP, while raising household consumption of goods and services by an average of 0.18% per year. The 2016 study conducted by Moody’s Analytics for found the equivalent to 2.6 million new jobs were created on…

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Botnet Bank Attacks - a New Low and Slow Game

Botnet Bank Attacks – a New Low and Slow Game

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Botnet attacks on card issuers are becoming more complex and harder to predict than ever before. Alongside the loud and fast attacks, there are now low and slow attacks that are designed to evade rate controls and appear more like normal user traffic. In addition to 311 million bot attacks over…

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Discovering Real Marketing Value in Mobile Payments

Discovering Real Marketing Value in Mobile Payments

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Businesses are a bit blind to the tremendous potential mobile payments offers. Crafting powerful, customer-centric marketing messages is only one element. BluePay, a provider of technology-enabled payment processing for merchants and suppliers, notes now is the critical time to harness the power of m-payments given smartphone ownership has reached critical mass…

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CUP’s Belt and Road Initiative Paying-Off in Spades

China’s UnionPay (CUP) says its “Belt and Road” initiative has taken off through multiple measures—local card issuance, exchange students service and innovative services—on the basis of the expansion of its acceptance footprint. Now, nearly 50 of the over 60 countries and regions along the “Belt and Road” accept UnionPay cards. UnionPay top management has paid…

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