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Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - February 24, 2017

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:40:41 -0800

Headline News is brought to you by Glenbrook Partners. Glenbrook provides payments strategy consulting and education services to payments professionals worldwide! ON THE WEB Bitcoin Price Sets New All-Time High - Coindesk - "The price of bitcoin has reached a new all-time high." In Argentina the AFIP will oblige all businesses to accept payments with credit cards - Payment Media (translation necessary) - "All businesses, professionals, health centers, cultural or entertainment will have to comply with the obligation to accept debit card for their operations, in a process that will begin in April and end in December, announced the Federal...



Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - February 23, 2017

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 07:18:45 -0800

Headline News is brought to you by Glenbrook Partners. Glenbrook provides payments strategy consulting and education services to payments professionals worldwide! ON THE WEB Silicon Valley Tried to Upend Banks. Now It Works With Them. - New York Times Dealbook (Paywall) - "The venture capitalists who have invested billions of dollars in this wave of new financial technology — think Venmo and Bitcoin — have been left waiting for a breakout star that actually looks like a threat to even a part of the big banks’ business." Square Tops Sales Estimates on Growth of Bigger Merchants - Bloomberg - "Square...



Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - February 22, 2017

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 08:04:23 -0800

Headline News is brought to you by Glenbrook Partners. Glenbrook provides payments strategy consulting and education services to payments professionals worldwide! ON THE WEB Swift Reveals Future Global Payment Tech – Blockchain Not Included - Coindesk - "After months of testing, Swift, the interbank payments platform that connects 11,000 global banks, has formally launched the system it believes will be the future of its cross-border payments services. And notably absent was any integration with blockchain or distributed ledger technology." Mahindra Comviva launches payPLUS Aadhaar Pay for Rural India - Data quest - "Mahindra Comviva, the global provider of mobility solutions,...



Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - February 21, 2017

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:06:15 -0800

Headline News is brought to you by Glenbrook Partners. Glenbrook provides payments strategy consulting and education services to payments professionals worldwide! ON THE WEB Episode 48 – APIs, ACH, and Faster Money – Dwolla - Glenbrook’s Payments on Fire podcast - "Sometimes a change in direction is the way forward. Network aspirant Dwolla has recently pivoted its work toward the product and development teams inside financial institutions. Instead of being a system operator, Dwolla now offers a broad set of APIs designed for those FIs to take advantage of the ACH’s overnight and Same Day ACH services. Dwolla’s shift also...



Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - February 17, 2017

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:16:37 -0800

Headline News is brought to you by Glenbrook Partners. Glenbrook provides payments strategy consulting and education services to payments professionals worldwide! ON THE WEB The Clearing House calls for overhaul of AML practices - Finextra - "US bank lobby group The Clearing House has called for an overhaul of how its members deal with AML requirements, arguing that they should spend less time and money on submitting suspicious activity reports and instead concentrate on using more innovative methods to thwart money laundering and terrorist financing." Top 3 technologies revolutionizing ecommerce - Mobile Commerce Daily - "We analyzed the top 3...



Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - February 16, 2017

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 07:05:58 -0800

Headline News is brought to you by Glenbrook Partners. Glenbrook provides payments strategy consulting and education services to payments professionals worldwide! ON THE WEB Caring for Smart Chip Cards - New York Times - "Like their magnetic-stripe predecessors, the smart chips on the front of the card can be damaged by scrapes from keys, coins and other items with sharp edges. Exposure to liquids and other substances can also harm the chip. " IBM links with Indiegogo, Visa, Bosch and more in $3B IoT push - TechCrunch - "The Visa deal will see IBM embed Visa’s tokenization technology (the security...



Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - February 15, 2017

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 07:32:12 -0800

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 buys TIO Networks for $233 million - TechCrunch - "PayPal has agreed to buy bill payment management company TIO Networks for $233 million in cash. The deal will allow PayPal to gain access to a market of customers who pay their utility and cable bills at kiosks in locations like Rite Aid. This will help the company reach the “underserved” chunk of North Americans who are living paycheck-to-paycheck, some who even lack bank accounts. “There’s...