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Payment security reaches critical juncture: Federal Reserve

Payment security reaches critical juncture: Federal Reserve

Written by on October 19, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Reserve is stepping-up its focus on payment security as the industry reaches a “critical juncture” driven by new technologies, Federal Reserve board governor Jerome Powell said on Wednesday. Speaking at a conference in New York, Powell said the U.S. central bank would early next year launch a study analyzing […]

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Banks fight back against non-bank P2P payment providers

Banks fight back against non-bank P2P payment providers

Written by on March 13, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Banks are fighting back against P2P money transfer apps as competition in the mobile transfer market heats up. The battle between banks and non-bank P2P payment providers has been heating up over the last few years as consumers, especially millennial aged consumers increasingly turn to non-traditional providers like Venmo for a variety of everyday tasks. […]

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In payments, the POS should be a platform not a system

In payments, the POS should be a platform not a system

Written by on March 2, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

A funny thing happened on the way to Merchant Payment Ecosystem in Berlin. Three funny things, actually. I tried to use an app to buy something on the way and I got a message saying “transaction failed”. It didn’t tell me why. I’m sure the service provider didn’t know either, as they just got a […]

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Five Things to Despise About Upsales

Written by on January 10, 2013 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

It is often repeated that almost any customer interaction represents an opportunity for upsales. Maybe I’m in the minority, but I’m willing to bet that pretty much everyone hates upsales. When folks who offer upsales capabilities try to convince us that they, in fact, like upsales, they lose credibility pretty fast. So, here are five […]

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Real-Time Imbues Billing with New Purpose

Written by on November 14, 2012 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

You know how some people look like zombies after too much plastic surgery? That’s kind of like billing. Coming out of the recent ETIS gathering in Athens, my esteemed colleague Mr. Leslie proposed that with the rise of real-time will come the death of post-paid billing as we’ve known it.  Could be. But I wondered […]

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