Viva Wallet brings Apple Pay to UK customers
Aug19

Viva Wallet brings Apple Pay to UK customers

Viva Wallet, a global, fully cloud-based digital payments factory, today brings its customers Apple Pay, a safer, more secure and private way to pay that helps customers avoid handing their payment card to someone else, touching physical buttons or exchanging cash — and uses the power of iPhone to protect every transaction. Customers simply hold their iPhone or Apple Watch near a payment terminal to make a contactless payment. Every...

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Emerging Payments Awards 2020 Finalists Announced!
Aug04

Emerging Payments Awards 2020 Finalists Announced!

The Emerging Payments Awards celebrate innovation, collaboration and emerging payments by recognising companies that have made significant advances in how we pay today. With a 50% increase in submissions for this year’s Awards, entrants demonstrated examples of high-quality and innovative payment solutions, and selecting the finalists was a challenge indeed with so many deserving entrants. Today at Pay360 Conference, the EPA...

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Natwest brings Apple Pay to business credit cards
Aug04

Natwest brings Apple Pay to business credit cards

NatWest today brings Apple Pay to its Business credit card customers, providing a safer, more secure and private way to pay that helps customers avoid handing their payment card to someone else, touching physical buttons or exchanging cash — and uses the power of iPhone to protect every transaction. NatWest and its subsidiaries including Royal Bank of Scotland and Ulster Bank have integrated Apple Pay across a range of Mastercard...

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Facing Uncertainty after Wirecard Collapse: An Insider’s View on Mitigating Situation and Third-Party Necessity
Jul02

Facing Uncertainty after Wirecard Collapse: An Insider’s View on Mitigating Situation and Third-Party Necessity

Just recently, the payments market was struck by surprise, when Wirecard entered insolvency proceedings, as, upon audit, the industry-leading payment processor revealed to have a 1.9 billion dollar gap in its balance sheet. Following the developments concerning the parent company, Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) enforced its subsidiary in the UK to temporarily “cease all regulated activity” and freeze all currently held assets....

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Payment Pain Points – a fraction is too much friction for shoppers
Feb24

Payment Pain Points – a fraction is too much friction for shoppers

With demand for friction free payment transactions, such as contactless payments, using cards and digital wallet, are predicted to grow by 300% globally over the next five years1, retailers need to diversify and reimagine the traditional point of payment in-store and online, RetailEXPO’s latest report suggests. Original research of 2,000 UK consumers in the Retail Trends: How retailers can harness digital to capture the consumer in...

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Apple Pay Coming to Cornèrcard’s Customers in the UK this October
Nov06

Apple Pay Coming to Cornèrcard’s Customers in the UK this October

Offering an Easy, Secure and Private Way to Pay Cornèrcard UK today brings its customers Apple Pay, which is transforming mobile payments with an easy, secure way to pay that is fast and convenient. Contactless acceptance in the UK is at an all-time high, as is demand from consumers for a payment solution that is both fast, convenient and secure. Integrating Apple Pay means that Cornèrcard UK expands upon its pre-existing contactless...

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Checkout.com Brings Apple Pay to its Customers in the UAE
Oct26

Checkout.com Brings Apple Pay to its Customers in the UAE

Checkout.com launches one touch payments with Apple Pay for 10+ companies Leading international online payments company Checkout.com has today announced it will bring Apple Pay to its customers in the UAE. Already offered in Europe for Checkout.com customers, Apple Pay is now available in the UAE, the first country in the Middle East to accept Apple Pay. With the desire for frictionless payments a priority in the region, Checkout.com...

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Apple Pay coming to Nordea’s Customers
Oct24

Apple Pay coming to Nordea’s Customers

Today Nordea brings Apple Pay to customers in Denmark, Finland and Sweden. Apple Pay is transforming mobile payments with an easy and secure way to pay that’s fast and convenient. With 1.7 billion card transactions per year and high mobile usage in the Nordics, delivering the benefits of digitalisation to customers is a cornerstone in Nordea’s strategy. Over the last few years, Nordea has systematically built up its mobile payment...

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Apple Pay Coming to Cornercard’s Customers in the UK this October
Oct19

Apple Pay Coming to Cornercard’s Customers in the UK this October

Cornercard UK brings its customers Apple Pay, which is transforming mobile payments with an easy,secure way to pay that is fast and convenient. Contactless acceptance in the UK is at an all-time high, as is demand from consumers for a payment solution that is both fast, convenient and secure. Integrating Apple Pay means that Cornercard UK expands upon its pre-existing contactless functionality, by allowing their customers to use their...

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Rambus, eftpos Team Up in Australia to Support Apple Pay
Oct19

Rambus, eftpos Team Up in Australia to Support Apple Pay

Rambus Inc. has teamed up with eftpos to help support secure transactions with Apple Pay for users in Australia. Through integration with the Rambus Token Service Provider (TSP) technology, eftpos is able to support Apple Pay, the easy, secure and private way to pay. By utilizing tokenization, this TSP technology replaces sensitive information with unique reference numbers and is more secure than traditional plastic cards. “With...

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Pennies’ Digital Charity Box now Accepting in-app Donations with Apple Pay
Sep22

Pennies’ Digital Charity Box now Accepting in-app Donations with Apple Pay

Pennies, the digital charity box, is now accepting in-app donations with Apple Pay – widening the potential for the micro-donation movement through participating retailers. Pennies, the fintech charity, digitises the traditional collection tin – enabling consumers to round-up or top-up by a few pence when they pay. Over the last seven years, Pennies has collected over 40millon micro-donations across 60 participating retailers,...

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Global Processing Services supports Apple Pay for Issuers
Sep07

Global Processing Services supports Apple Pay for Issuers

Global Processing Services now supports Apple Pay using Mastercard Digital Enablement Service (MDES). Apple Pay is now available to all clients using the pioneering GPS Apex platform. Apple Pay is transforming mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay that’s fast and convenient. MDES is a tokenisation solution that integrates with Programme Managers to offer Apple Pay to cardholders so they can make secure...

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Starling Bank to offer Apple Pay to Customers in the UK
Jul18

Starling Bank to offer Apple Pay to Customers in the UK

Apple Pay arrives for Starling Bank customers, offering an easy, secure & private way to pay Starling Bank  today brings its customers Apple Pay, which is transforming mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay that’s fast and convenient. Starling Bank will be the first bank in the UK to offer ‘in-app provisioning’. This means that new Starling customers will be able to load their card into their digital wallet...

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Wirecard Now Offering Boon With Apple Pay in Spain
Jul06

Wirecard Now Offering Boon With Apple Pay in Spain

Wirecard has launched boon with Apple Pay in Spain, thus furthering its expansion in Europe. After launching in the Spanish market, customers can now benefit from boon by Wirecard with Apple Pay in six European countries, including United Kingdom, France, Switzerland, Ireland and Italy. Apple Pay, an easy, secure and private way to pay that’s fast and convenient, is transforming mobile payment. Boon is based on an automatic...

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Western Union Announces Apple Pay Support In-App for Mobile Money Transfers
Apr06

Western Union Announces Apple Pay Support In-App for Mobile Money Transfers

The Western Union Company has announced that United States customers using its mobile app can now pay with Apple Pay when sending money transfers originating in the United States to more than 200 countries and territories worldwide, including domestic bill payments. The capability to pay with Apple Pay for sending money transfers through the Western Union app in the United Kingdom is planned for later this year. The Western Union app...

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ING DIRECT brings Apple Pay to Customers
Feb21

ING DIRECT brings Apple Pay to Customers

ING DIRECT today brings its half a million Orange Everyday customers Apple Pay, which is transforming mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay that’s fast and convenient. John Arnott, Executive Director, Customers, at ING DIRECT said there has been high demand for Apple Pay from the bank’s customers: “At ING DIRECT we are digital-first, and increasingly mobile-first. Our customers are the most digitally engaged of...

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Yandex.Checkout To Provide Websites And Apps With Apple Pay
Feb02

Yandex.Checkout To Provide Websites And Apps With Apple Pay

Online stores and other merchants, which accept payments via Yandex.Checkout, Russia’s leading payment service provider, can now offer consumers fast and convenient contactless payment via Apple Pay. Yandex.Checkout clients can add a new payment method in apps and on websites. Online shopping has never been easier: paying via Apple Pay is as simple as the touch of a finger. With Touch ID there is no need to manually fill out lengthy...

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Yandex.Money Enables Users to Pay for Traffic Fines via Apple Pay
Dec12

Yandex.Money Enables Users to Pay for Traffic Fines via Apple Pay

Russian mobile application Yandex.Fines for iOS has implemented a new feature, which enables paying for traffic fines via Apple Pay. The option is available for iPhone 6 as well as iPad Pro, Air2, mini 3 and later smartphone and tablet versions. Paying for a traffic fine has never been easier: users need to type the driver’s license number and the vehicle registration certificate in Yandex.Fines app, and the application will show all...

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Commentary: Banks Take Note: Apple is not Your Friend
Oct06

Commentary: Banks Take Note: Apple is not Your Friend

Daniel Döderlein says: “Banks take heed: Apple Pay is not your friend. The already have the consumer in their grip and the moment PSD2 regulation enables Apple to have direct accounts access, there will be no stopping them. They will not need any bank partnerships built on friendliness and will essentially be in a position to kill card business… Read: banks are out of the loop.  As Alipay starts to increasingly prove that...

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Metro Bank Customers Now Have Apple Pay
Oct04

Metro Bank Customers Now Have Apple Pay

Metro Bank is now offering customers access to Apple Pay the easy, secure and private way to pay. Through its instant account opening process, the challenger bank has become the first UK bank to allow its customers to use Apple Pay as soon as an account has been opened. Security and privacy is at the core of Apple Pay. When customers use a credit or debit card with Apple Pay, the actual card numbers are not stored on the device, nor...

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Raphaels Bank adds Apple Pay to Cash Passport Multi-currency card
Aug17

Raphaels Bank adds Apple Pay to Cash Passport Multi-currency card

A first of its kind, Raphaels Bank Payment Services, a niche payments bank now offers Apple Pay to the bank’s Cash Passport Multi-currency card customers. The Cash Passport Multi-currency card – which is enabled by Mastercard Prepaid Management Services – will be the first facility to transact in up to 10 currencies using Apple Pay and demonstrates a continued commitment to leading innovation in the payments sector. With security and...

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Apple Pay Coming to Parking Panda’s Customers
Jun24

Apple Pay Coming to Parking Panda’s Customers

Offering an Easy, Secure & Private Way to Pay Parking Panda, the nation’s leading app for on-demand parking in over 40 cities in the U.S. and Canada, today brings its customers Apple Pay, which is transforming mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay that’s fast and convenient. Adding Apple Pay to the Parking Panda app helps take the parking industry to the next level with the most technologically...

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Apple Pay to Come to Hong Kong
Jun15

Apple Pay to Come to Hong Kong

Offering Customers an Easy and Secure Way to Pay Visa, a leading global payments technology company, will bring consumers Apple Pay, which transforms mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay that’s fast and convenient, this summer. Apple Pay utilizes the Visa Token Service (VTS), a security technology that replaces cardholder information, such as account numbers and expiration dates, with a unique digital...

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Grubhub to Get Apple Pay
Jun03

Grubhub to Get Apple Pay

Offering an Easy, Secure & Private Way to Pay Grubhub, the nation’s leading online and mobile food-ordering and delivery platform, today brings its customers Apple Pay, which is transforming mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay that’s fast and convenient. “We’re always looking for ways to make it easier for our diners to find and order the type of food they want, when they want it,...

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Interac debit Cardholders Now have Apple Pay
Jun01

Interac debit Cardholders Now have Apple Pay

The next evolution of debit payments extends to BMO Financial Group, Scotiabank and TD Bank Group Interac Association/Acxsys Corporation (“Interac”), Canada’s domestic debit network, is pleased to announce the participation of additional financial institutions offering Apple Pay to Interac debit cardholders. Interac debit cardholders from BMO Financial Group, Scotiabank and TD can now use Apple Pay on supported Apple...

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