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Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - January 17, 2017

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:33:48 -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 Intel launches new IoT retail platform, plans $100 million retail tech investment - ZDNet - "It's called the Responsive Retail Platform (RRP), and according to Intel, it connects disparate islands of in-store technology and makes it easier to develop and deploy Internet of Things (IoT) software and services. Simply put, it works to bring together retail hardware, software, APIs, and sensors in a standardized way." Accenture: Blockchain Could Save Investment Banks $12 Billion Annually - Coindesk...



Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - January 13, 2017

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 06:30:21 -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 A Holiday-Shopping Test Finds Beacon-Based Mobile Offers Drive up Traffic Counts - Digital Transactions News - "This week, Swirl released some of the results of this comparison. Much of this had to do with increases in foot traffic. A specialty retailer inside a mall, for example, found a 41% rise in average basket size and a 36% increase in its mall-to-store traffic conversion. Another mall merchant, also a specialty retailer, saw a 13% jump in its...



Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - January 12, 2017

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 06:50:59 -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 47 – Blockchains and Moving Money on the Internet – Circle Internet Finance - Glenbrook’s Payments on Fire podcast - "Join Payments on Fire host George Peabody and Circle’s co-founders Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville for this discussion on Circle’s geographic expansion, its recent shift in bitcoin support, and its development of Spark, a blockchain-based open source smart contract platform optimized to share and store payments meta-data including exchange rates, KYC details, identity, etc." $100K...



Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - January 11, 2017

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 05:41:38 -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 European Central Bank calls for Europe-wide P2P mobile payments by end of 2017 - NFC World - "The Eurosystem, made up of the ECB and the national central banks of states whose currency is the euro, “expects the launch of a standardised look-up service that allows (person-to-person) mobile payments using the mobile phone number of the payee as a proxy for the IBAN,” Yves Mersch, member of the executive board of the ECB, said during a...



Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - January 10, 2017

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 06:34:35 -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 IBM Partners With Wall Street to Bring Blockchain to CDS Market - Bloomberg - "Depository Trust & Clearing Corp., the New York-based utility that settles and clears all stock and bond trades in the U.S., is seeking to reduce redundancies and cut costs in the system that manages $11.7 trillion in outstanding credit swaps, the company said in a statement Monday. International Business Machines Corp., as well as blockchain startups R3 and Axoni, will help DTCC...



Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - January 9, 2017

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 07:05:30 -0800

Headline News is brought to you by Glenbrook Partners. Glenbrook provides payments strategy consulting and education services to payments professionals worldwide! Here's to the New Year! Everyone at Glenbrook wishes you success, fulfillment, and great health for 2017. ON THE WEB Wal-Mart Ends Threat to Ban Visa Credit Cards Across Canada - Bloomberg - "“We have come to an agreement with Wal-Mart through which Visa credit cards will be accepted at all Canadian Wal-Mart stores,” Carla Hindman, a Visa Canada spokeswoman, said in a statement. She declined to elaborate." Honda unveils in-vehicle payment service for fuel and parking at CES...



Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - January 5, 2017

Thu, 05 Jan 2017 07:07:26 -0800

Headline News is brought to you by Glenbrook Partners. Glenbrook provides payments strategy consulting and education services to payments professionals worldwide! Here's to the New Year! Everyone at Glenbrook wishes you success, fulfillment, and great health for 2017. ON THE WEB As Credit Unions Adopt EMV, They Start To See Quick Gains in Fraud Reduction - Digital Transactions - "Credit unions are making fast progress in their rollout of EMV chip cards, according to an update from PSCU, a major payments processor for this segment of the financial-services industry. Some 85% of PSCU’s clients have introduced, or are introducing, EMV...