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Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - April 24, 2017

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 07:02:16 -0700

Headline News is brought to you by Glenbrook Partners. Glenbrook provides payments strategy consulting and education services to payments professionals worldwide! ON THE WEB How Peer-To-Peer Payment Pioneer Venmo Grew Up And Got Serious - Fast Company - "Today, Venmo is the service to beat in the growing peer-to-peer payments space. It shuttled nearly $18 billion between people last year—$5.6 billion in the final quarter alone, up 126% from the previous year. (Though Venmo doesn’t release user figures, Verto Analytics estimates it has more than 7 million active monthly users, which still pales next to PayPal’s 197 million accounts.) The...



Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - April 21, 2017

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:56:12 -0700

Headline News is brought to you by Glenbrook Partners. Glenbrook provides payments strategy consulting and education services to payments professionals worldwide! ON THE WEB BBVA Taps Blockchain to Make International Payments in Seconds - Bloomberg - "Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA, Spain’s No. 2 lender, has executed its first cross-border payments through a system based on the software that supports bitcoin, the company announced Friday. Using a program built by Ripple, a San Francisco firm, BBVA has transferred about 50 euro-denominated payments to Mexico from Spain in seconds. Such transactions normally take up to four days to clear, the bank...



Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - April 20, 2017

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 10:37:59 -0700

Headline News is brought to you by Glenbrook Partners. Glenbrook provides payments strategy consulting and education services to payments professionals worldwide! ON THE WEB MasterCard adds fingerprint sensors to payment cards - engadget - "MasterCard is testing out new fingerprint sensor-enabled payment cards that, combined with the onboard chips, offer a new, convenient way to authorize your in-person transactions. Instead of signing a paper receipt or entering your PIN while struggling to cover up the number pad, you simply place your thumb on your card to prove your identity." Nothing new in UK Govt cyber security survey - Enterprise Times...



Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - April 19, 2017

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 07:11:18 -0700

Headline News is brought to you by Glenbrook Partners. Glenbrook provides payments strategy consulting and education services to payments professionals worldwide! ON THE WEB Mastercard rolls out Messenger payment bots with US retailers - NFC World - "Subway, FreshDirect and The Cheesecake Factory have begun rolling out payment bots for Facebook Messenger across the US, allowing their customers to secure and complete payments using Mastercard’s Masterpass digital payment platform without having to leave the instant messaging service." Microsoft replaces the password with a phone-based log-in - endgadget - "Microsoft's Authenticator app can now save you a step when logging into...



Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - April 18, 2017

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 07:02:26 -0700

Headline News is brought to you by Glenbrook Partners. Glenbrook provides payments strategy consulting and education services to payments professionals worldwide! ON THE WEB PayPal teams up with Android Pay for mobile payments - TechCrunch - "The integration in Android Pay will begin by allowing Android users to select their PayPal balance as a method of payment, but will expand to include the cards users have added to their PayPal account in the months ahead. The deal follows other moves on PayPal’s part to form partnerships with the major card networks, which also had similar goals of expanding PayPal’s footprint...



Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - April 17, 2017

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 14:41:56 -0700

Headline News is brought to you by Glenbrook Partners. Glenbrook provides payments strategy consulting and education services to payments professionals worldwide! ON THE WEB Ant Financial Raises MoneyGram Bid 36% to Fend Off Euronet - Bloomberg - "The revised bid is worth $18 a share in cash, up from a previous offer of $13.25, the companies said in a joint statement. The new deal, which has the backing of MoneyGram’s board, values all the common and preferred stock at $1.2 billion, it said. Euronet Worldwide Inc. last month offered $15.20 a share for the Dallas-based payments company." With new govt...



Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - April 13, 2017

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 08:34:20 -0700

Headline News is brought to you by Glenbrook Partners. Glenbrook provides payments strategy consulting and education services to payments professionals worldwide! ON THE WEB Android Pay links to mobile banking apps to simplify setup process - NFC World - "Android Pay has been integrated into the mobile banking apps of “several banks around the world” so that users can add their cards to the mobile payment service with “just the click of a button”. The feature will also work for those who have not installed Android Pay on their handset, giving them access to “the capabilities of Android Pay” without...