Home Depot will activate EMV chip-and-PIN checkout terminals at all its stores by the end of 2014, the company’s CEO told an investment conference on Thursday (Sept. 4). The announcement by CEO Frank Blake, who will step down on Nov.
The World Bank is pushing the G20 nations to increase digitized payments to the world’s 2.5 billion unbanked adults, saying that less cash will mean more economic growth, more financial inclusion and improved empowerment for women.
Apple is investigating reports that a security hole in one of its online services allowed cyberthieves to download nude photos from the iCloud accounts of celebrities, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday (Sept.
The Foxconn Technology Group has locked down 10 percent control—after writing a $2 million check—of AirSig, a Taiwanese mobile authentication startup, TechCrunch is reporting. That would place AirSig’s valuation at $20 million.
At its launch next Tuesday (Aug. 9), Apple may be able to announce the final elements needed for it to truly leverage the hundreds of millions of payment card details stored within its iTunes and AppStore databases, thanks to deals quietly cut with...
My son is a digital artist. A graphic tablet and a workstation are the tools of his trade. About a week ago, his machine started to exhibit weird behaviors: unexpected shutdowns, slow response and seemingly random error messages.
Store Financial announced that it has teamed up with Home Safe Card to launch a prepaid card that encourages a safe ride home for students, families, and business travelers, according to a company release.
Nordstrom will don the wardrobe of Apple’s apparel mobile payment partner, according to a report Tuesday (Sept. 2) in Bank Innovation, which noted that Nordstrom is suddenly sporting the identical mobile POS used in Apple Stores.
A new analyst report sent Visa shares tumbling almost one percent late last week, after the analyst group said it expected much tougher negotiations between banks and Visa regarding Visa-branded credit cards.
PaymentsSource Apple's iCloud Scandal Problematic for iWallet PaymentsSource Even if Apple is blameless, the high-profile incident erodes the perception that iCloud is a secure service and could create doubts about Apple's ability to protect other...
Visa has cut a deal to license TrialPay’s transactional advertising platform for a loyalty and offers program, the card brand announced in a Visa Tumblr post. Visa invested in TrialPay as part of a $40 million Series C funding round in January 2012.
Financial services and EMV card production firm CPI Card Group will acquire EFT Source, Inc., according to an EFT announcement. EFT specializes in turnkey card programs and personalization services for ATM and debit cards for financial institutions.