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Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - March 27, 2017

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 03:46:38 -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 U.S. Supreme Court won’t review Visa, Mastercard fees settlement - Wall Street Journal - "The high court in a brief order said it won’t review a federal appeals court decision from last June that invalidated the settlement. In that ruling, the New York-based 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the settlement was problematic because some groups of merchants weren’t adequately represented." Now negotiable: Credit-card annual fees - Wall Street Journal - "More than 80% of...



Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - March 24, 2017

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 07:25:56 -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 Demystifying India’s Digital Payment Infrastructure - Payments Views (Glenbrook’s Shiv Vadivelalagan) - "There is a growing curiosity about India’s payments systems. These systems, and their role in the “India stack”, have been the subject of many articles speculating their importance in shaping India’s future. Despite this attention, there is still considerable confusion about what these initiatives are, and how they interact with each other. " Starbucks to add gift cards to iMessage as Mobile Order &...



Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - March 23, 2017

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 07:08:06 -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 Banks and Tech Firms Battle Over Something Akin to Gold: Your Data - New York Times Dealbook - "The big banks and Silicon Valley are waging an escalating battle over your personal financial data, including the amount you spent on dinner last week and how much you are paying for your mortgage." LG to launch mobile payments service using magnetic communication technology - NFC World - "LG will launch its LG Pay mobile payments service in...



Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - March 22, 2017

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 05:47:17 -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 Samsung Pay goes live across India with support for Paytm and UPI money transfers - NFC World - "Samsung Pay has launched in India with support from Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Axis Bank, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, SBI Cards and Standard Chartered Bank, with Citibank India support expected “shortly”. The service has also integrated India’s leading mobile wallet Paytm and comes with support for peer-to-peer (P2P) money transfers through the Indian government’s Unified Payments Interface (UPI)...



Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - March 21, 2017

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 05:51:55 -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 Walmart Expands Its E-Commerce Ambitions With a New Investment Arm - New York Times Dealbook - "Walmart announced on Monday that it had formed Store No. 8, an internal venture meant to hatch new online retail businesses. It is the latest sign that Walmart is trying to revamp its e-commerce playbook. That effort began in earnest last year, with the acquisition of Jet. And last week, Walmart struck a deal to buy ModCloth, an online purveyor...



Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - March 20, 2017

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 06:01:01 -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 Wells Fargo’s Checking Account and Credit-Card Openings Keep Falling - Wall Street Journal - "The San Francisco-based bank said checking-account openings fell 43% year-over-year to around 300,000 while new credit-card applications fell 55% from a year-earlier to around 200,000." IBM Goes Live With First Commercial Blockchains - Coindesk - "Previously released in beta and scheduled for official release today, the offering – dubbed "IBM Blockchain" – is formally debuting in front of a group of 20,000...



Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - March 17, 2017

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 06:43:31 -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 Amazon adds Alexa to its main shopping app - TechCrunch - "Amazon’s virtual assistant just got a much wider audience. The company announced it’s integrating Alexa into its main shopping app on iPhone, starting today with a full rollout expected by next week. The assistant can do more than just provide a voice interface to Amazon’s retail store, however – it can also control your smart home, play your music or Kindle books, answer questions, check...