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August 31, 2016

Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - August 31, 2016

Headline News is brought to you by Glenbrook Partners. Glenbrook provides payments strategy consulting and education services to payments professionals worldwide!

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  • QikServe and FreedomPay Address the EMV Challenge in Hospitality - "QikServe's patented 'Waiter in Your Pocket' technology lets guests order and pay for their food and drinks directly from a smartphone, web site or kiosk. The integration with FreedomPay's Commerce Platform enables QikServe to quickly deploy mobile ordering solutions that require traditional and emerging payments technologies like magstripe, EMV, ApplePay and near-field communication (NFC)."

GLENBROOK PAYMENTS EDUCATION EVENTS

Our next Glenbrook payments education events are coming this fall - in Palo Alto, CA and New York City. See our fall schedule here. We hope to see you there!

Bring your colleagues along! Group discounts are available. For more information or to learn about our private workshops conducted at your location, contact Glenbrook's Russ Jones.

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Note: Headline News is compiled by Glenbrook Partners. Throughout the day, as we spot interesting developments, this post is updated. Do you have news to share? Tell us here: gotnews@paymentsnews.com!

August 30, 2016

Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - August 30, 2016

Headline News is brought to you by Glenbrook Partners. Glenbrook provides payments strategy consulting and education services to payments professionals worldwide!

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  • Merchants Just Want to Sell Stuff - Payments Views (Glenbrook’s Allen Weinberg) - "Anyone who’s been in a Glenbrook Payments Boot Camp session with me has heard me emphatically stress that merchants “just want to sell stuff – they don’t want to be in the payments business”."
  • Aadhaar-Based Cash Transfers: Promising Reform, but More Data Needed - Center for Global Development - "India’s shift towards direct benefit transfers (DBTs) is on the fast track. According to official statements, in the 2015-16 fiscal year the central government deposited nearly $5 billion of subsidy and welfare payments directly into the bank accounts of 300 million beneficiaries. It has also set an ambitious target to transfer all payments to the Aadhaar-based biometric DBT platform by the end of 2017. This will surely be the greatest subsidy reform in the world, but we need more data to accurately evaluate its impact."
  • Why Walmart Pay Doesn’t Measure Up To CVS, Starbucks And Taco Bell - Bryan Pearson blog (Forbes writer) - "Rewards, frequency, fringe benefits. Of all the features that describe a trip to Walmart, these are not high among them. Yet they may form the backbone of a successful retail payment app. Early reports indicate Walmart Pay, which launched nationally July 6 following seven months of testing, is struggling to get traction. The absence of these elements may be why."
  • How Same Day ACH Can be Advantageous for Small Businesses - Pay Simple Blog - "If your business does use ACH, you’ve probably heard rumblings about “Same Day ACH” which has been in the news recently as the date for initiating Phase 1 of the program approaches. That date is September 23, 2016. For consumers and businesses alike, it means the ability to move money faster, which is in most cases a good thing. But, will Same Day ACH help your small business operate more efficiently? If your business can benefit from sending and receiving funds more quickly, and the benefit warrants paying a premium for it, then Same Day ACH will be a welcome enhancement."
  • Get ready for Apple Pay on the Web - Stripe Blog - "Apple Pay on the Web will be available later this fall. (Apple has not yet published an exact date.) We’ve received a lot of questions about how the integration will work and we’ve been working closely with Apple to ensure that the implementation will be quick and easy for Stripe users."
  • Singapore Central Bank Proposes New Rules for Bitcoin Startups - Coindesk - "The proposed framework would require applicable companies to obtain a license from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), and divides payment activities into several categories. Digital currency exchanges would be covered by a provision overseeing startups that provide "money transmissions and conversion services"."

ON THE WIRES

  • Billtrust launches Quantum, the innovative end-to-end solution for Payment Cycle Management - "Today Billtrust announces the launch of Quantum Payment Cycle Management, a comprehensive, cloud-based, invoice-to-cash solution. Quantum supports businesses by improving efficiency, accelerating cash flow, and increasing customer satisfaction rates."
  • Online Purchases via Apple Pay & Android Pay to Reach $8Bn by 2018, Up Fifteen-fold from 2016 - "New findings from Juniper Research claim that the value of digital and physical goods purchased through mobile 'OS-Pay' platforms will increase by fifteen times in the next two years. A combination of in-app purchases and website retail payments is projected to drive annual spend via Apple Pay and Android Pay to $8 billion in 2018, up from $540 million this year."
  • Retail Takes Lead in Advanced Indoor Sensing as IoT Grows - "Retail has emerged as the most active adopter of advanced indoor sensing (AIS), a diverse toolkit of capabilities and technologies that offers strong potential to drive topline increases, rather than cost-related reductions, according to Lux Research."
  • Mobile Phones Replace Checkbooks, Fingerprints Trump Passwords, Says Fiserv Research - "The perception of security plays a key role in whether consumers choose to adopt a technology. Biometric security appears to have the potential to provide people with greater assurance than more conventional measures. While 41 percent of consumers indicated they would feel secure using a password as an authentication method to confirm their identity when using a mobile app, 62 percent said they would feel secure using fingerprint technology. This could have significant implications for overcoming consumer security concerns related to mobile payment methods."
  • Uber and Visa Introduce ‘Local Offers’ Program to Help Merchants Tap Into Local Spend Opportunities - "Uber and Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) today announced Uber Local Offers, a new way for riders to earn discounted rides by simply using the same Visa credit card on file with Uber at their favorite local merchants*. With Uber Local Offers, Uber riders get more out of shopping and dining, while merchants get a simple new way to acquire customers, drive loyalty and increase sales. Local Offers will initially be rolled out in phases to Uber riders in San Francisco and Los Angeles."
  • OT Introduces Flybuy, a Complete Range of Wearable Options Enabling Secure Payment on the Go - "According to IHS Technology, the number of wearable devices used for payments is projected to increase from 10 million units in 2015 to over 150 million units in 2020. As a pioneer in this market with the first payment sticker and keyrings, OT has been very active working with banks, processors and partners to propose a comprehensive range of wearable options."
  • New Micro Loan Lender Goes Completely Mobile, Bank Account Not Required - "CashOnCell is shaking up the traditional payday loan industry by offering small convenient loans that can be added to your cell phone bill."

GLENBROOK PAYMENTS EDUCATION EVENTS

Our next Glenbrook payments education events are coming this fall - in Palo Alto, CA and New York City. See our fall schedule here. We hope to see you there!

Bring your colleagues along! Group discounts are available. For more information or to learn about our private workshops conducted at your location, contact Glenbrook's Russ Jones.

UPDATES FROM GLENBROOK

Note: Headline News is compiled by Glenbrook Partners. Throughout the day, as we spot interesting developments, this post is updated. Do you have news to share? Tell us here: gotnews@paymentsnews.com!

August 29, 2016

Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - August 29, 2016

Headline News is brought to you by Glenbrook Partners. Glenbrook provides payments strategy consulting and education services to payments professionals worldwide!

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  • Paytm Said to Get $300 Million in Funds at $5 Billion Valuation - Bloomberg - " Share on Twitter Indian digital-payments and e-commerce startup Paytm is raising $300 million in a funding round led by Taiwan’s MediaTek Inc. and other investors, more than doubling its valuation to $5 billion, a person with knowledge of the matter said."
  • Google Wallet debuts automatic transfers so you can skip “cashing out” - Tech Crunch - "Google today is stepping up its battle with Venmo, Square Cash and other person-to-person payment applications with an update to its Google Wallet mobile app, which now allows for automatic transfers to your bank account. That is, transfers will no longer require you to cash out money from your Wallet balance first. This will speed up the time it takes for Wallet users to gain access to their cash, something that has been slower in the past."
  • Prepaid Card Gets First New Features After Glitch - Wall Street Journal - "RushCard, which was founded more than a decade ago by hip-hop producer and entrepreneur Russell Simmons, will introduce a revamped mobile-phone application that lets customers temporarily put their accounts on hold if they misplace their cards. The revamp will also give customers the option to open the app by authenticating it with a fingerprint for additional security."
  • The Next Wave of EMV - NACS Online - "With the October 1, 2017, EMV liability shift looming for automate fuel dispensers, many U.S. convenience store operators are preparing for the switch—to the tune of $6 billion. Upgrading fuel dispenser point-of-sale technology comes with a price tag as high as $17,000 per pump, Gray Taylor, executive director of Conexxus, told CNBC, an expense that will cut into the bottom line of the more than 90,000 single-store operators with the 154,000-plus convenience store universe."
  • Meet Monero, the Currency Dark Net Dealers Hope Is More Anonymous Than Bitcoin - Motherboard - "Now, there’s an alternative. On Monday, AlphaBay—the largest online market for drugs and other unsavoury items like fraud tools—announced on Reddit that the platform is adding support for an ostensibly super-anonymous cryptocurrency called Monero starting on September 1st, citing its “security features.”"
  • Sorry Blockchain, Any Joe Schmoe Shouldn’t Be Able to Start a Bank - Coindesk - ""You can't really base the financial system of the future on computers rather than humans, on trusting to immutable code no matter what happens. Financial systems are supposed to work for humans. If the code rips off the humans, something has gone wrong.""

ON THE WIRES

  • Square Teams Up with TouchBistro and Vend Point-of-Sale Systems to Bring Payments and Financial Services to More Sellers - "Today, we’re announcing integrations that will give TouchBistro and Vend sellers the ability to process payments with Square. For the first time, these sellers can access the same affordable hardware, fast deposits, and financial services our sellers use to run and grow their businesses."
  • Innotribe and Innovate Finance launch Global FinTech Hubs Federation initiative - "nnotribe, SWIFT’s innovation arm, and Innovate Finance, the independent membership organisation for global FinTech, today announced the launch of the Global FinTech Hubs Federation (GFHF) to help foster innovation across the world’s financial services industry. To date, more than 20 countries - including Canada, China, Germany, Mexico, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom, to name a few – are participating in the GFHF, with more countries expected to join in the coming months."
  • UnionPay Offers Secure and Convenient Payment Service for Chinese Students Studying Abroad - "The US is students' first choice for overseas study. UnionPay credit cards are accepted at the campus bookstores in over 20 top colleges and universities. Almost all the local ATMs accept UnionPay cards, and 80% of the local merchants accept UnionPay credit cards. Students can pay with UnionPay cards at websites like Amazon and eBay. Some merchants, like B&H, provide exclusive privileges for students."
  • SafetyPay starts operations in Belgium, consolidating its footprint in 21 countries - "SafetyPay, a secure cash payment platform, has announced the start of its operations in Belgium. By entering this European country SafetyPay is now present in 21 countries in Europe and the Americas (North, Central and South)."
  • TerraPay Expands Footprint in 32 Countries in Europe Through Acquisition of Pay2Global - "Pay2Global is a regulated digital international money transfer company with passporting rights into the European Economic Area (EEA). One in five migrant workers - approximately 50 million people - live and work in Europe, making the region home to a quarter of global remittance flows[1]. The acquisition helps TerraPay instantly scale its service footprint in the 32 countries of the EEA, accelerating growth by expanding the reach and the range of its money transfer products."

GLENBROOK PAYMENTS EDUCATION EVENTS

Our next Glenbrook payments education events are coming this fall - in Palo Alto, CA and New York City. See our fall schedule here. We hope to see you there!

Bring your colleagues along! Group discounts are available. For more information or to learn about our private workshops conducted at your location, contact Glenbrook's Russ Jones.

UPDATES FROM GLENBROOK

Note: Headline News is compiled by Glenbrook Partners. Throughout the day, as we spot interesting developments, this post is updated. Do you have news to share? Tell us here: gotnews@paymentsnews.com!

August 26, 2016

Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - August 26, 2016

Headline News is brought to you by Glenbrook Partners. Glenbrook provides payments strategy consulting and education services to payments professionals worldwide!

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  • America’s Biggest Banks Have a New Name for Their Venmo-Killer: Zelle - Wall Street Journal - "Early Warning, a bank-owned entity that is running the payment service, confirmed the name after The Wall Street Journal reported it earlier Wednesday. The service, which allows customers to use their mobile phones to zap money from their banks’ accounts to accounts at other financial institutions, has been operating for several years under the name clearXchange. That name, however, was never promoted as a corporate brand."
  • Apple Plans iPhone for Japan With Tap-to-Pay for Subways - Bloomberg - "Apple Inc. is planning a new iPhone feature for Japan that will enable users to pay for mass-transit rides with their smartphones instead of physical payment cards. A future iPhone will include technology called FeliCa, a mobile tap-to-pay standard in Japan developed by Sony Corp., according to people familiar with the matter."
  • Samsung Pay hits 100m transactions in first year - NFC World - "Users can add membership cards, gift cards and redeem coupons, and today there are more than 4m registered membership cards in the US and South Korea, providing more convenient and flexible payment experiences in users’ everyday lives. Samsung Pay also continues to add banking and merchant partners across the globe, with more than 440 bank issuers currently supported by the service."

ON THE WIRES

  • RETAILERS WELCOME RELEASE OF GOODLATTE ONLINES SALES TAX BILL - "“We hope this move will bring the attention needed to get Congress to move forward in treating purchases made online the same as those made in local stores when it comes to sales tax collection,” NRF Senior Vice President for Government Relations David French said. “With online shopping increasing every day, it’s time for Congress to act. The price advantage held by online sellers when they don’t have to collect sales tax has resulted in the shuttering of bricks-and-mortar retail stores in almost every community across the nation over the last few years. That cannot be allowed to continue.”"
  • Contactless spending outstrips 2015 total - "Spending on contactless cards in the first half of 2016 has already outstripped contactless spending for the whole of 2015, new figures show. Some £9.27 billion was spent using contactless methods between January and June of this year, new figures from The UK Cards Association show, more than the total 2015 contactless spend of £7.75 billion. There were 1.1 billion contactless transactions in the first half of the year, compared to 1.05 billion for the whole of 2015.Contactless card payments accounted for 18 per cent of total purchases in June, the latest monthly card expenditure statistics show. This is in contrast to the June 2015 figure of seven per cent."

GLENBROOK PAYMENTS EDUCATION EVENTS

Our next Glenbrook payments education events are coming this fall - in Palo Alto, CA and New York City. See our fall schedule here. We hope to see you there!

Bring your colleagues along! Group discounts are available. For more information or to learn about our private workshops conducted at your location, contact Glenbrook's Russ Jones.

UPDATES FROM GLENBROOK

Note: Headline News is compiled by Glenbrook Partners. Throughout the day, as we spot interesting developments, this post is updated. Do you have news to share? Tell us here: gotnews@paymentsnews.com!

August 25, 2016

Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - August 25, 2016

Headline News is brought to you by Glenbrook Partners. Glenbrook provides payments strategy consulting and education services to payments professionals worldwide!

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  • Mobile Bank Heist: Hackers Target Your Phone - Wall Street Journal - "Malicious software programs with names like Acecard and GM Bot are gaining popularity around the world as criminals look for new and lucrative ways to attack the financial-services industry. Cyberthieves are using such so-called malware to steal banking credentials from unsuspecting consumers when they log onto their bank accounts via their mobile phones, according to law-enforcement officials and cybersecurity specialists."
  • If cash is king, it’s time for a revolution - Boston Globe - "There’s a professor at Harvard University who’d like to take all your cash, and not for tuition. In a witty new book, “The Curse of Cash,” economist Kenneth Rogoff argues the human race would be better off without paper money. He’s onto something. The US is adopting digital payment systems so universal and — in theory — so secure there will be little need for cash. But America is taking its sweet time about it."
  • NIST declares the age of SMS-based 2-factor authentication over - Tech Crunch - "2-factor authentication is a great thing to have, and more and more services are making it a standard feature. But one of the go-to methods for sending 2FA notifications, SMS, is being left in the dust by the National Institute of Standards and Technology."
  • Ant Financial, Tencent Win Digital Wallet Licenses in Hong Kong - Bloomberg - "Ant Financial and Tencent Holdings Ltd. have won approval to operate digital wallets for customers in Hong Kong, a significant step in the two Chinese internet giants’ overseas expansion."
  • Case Study: Small Retailers Are Going Bigger When It Comes To Payments Security - Point of Sale News - "Combating cyber criminals can be tough for businesses that lack the technical and budgetary resources of a large enterprise. Partners with the expertise and perspective to support the unique needs of small businesses can be few and far between. Epicor Software Corporation is one such partner. It was founded to serve just these types of businesses, and today the company supplies state-of-the-art enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions to small and mid-sized retailers in North America."

ON THE WIRES

  • China Leads Global Fintech Investments, Accenture Finds - "Investments in Asia-Pacific have eclipsed North America, which as of July 31 garnered $4.58 billion in fintech investments; and also tops Europe, which attracted $1.85 billion in the same period. However, deal volume remains higher in North America and Europe, as the Asia-Pacific increase is due to big investments in a few select fintech companies in China. There have been 192 deals in Asia-Pacific so far this year, as compared with 509 in North America and 230 in Europe."
  • The Password is Dead: MobileIron and Entrust Datacard Partner on Derived Credentials for Next-Generation Multi-Factor Authentication - "MobileIron (NASDAQ: MOBL), the stand-alone EMM leader, and Entrust Datacard, a leader of trusted identity and secure transaction technologies, today announced a technology alliance partnership to deliver derived credentials for next-generation multi-factor authentication. MobileIron Derived Credentials with Entrust IdentityGuard Mobile Smart Credential ("Derived Credentials") will provide government agencies that want to use mobile technologies the ability to protect sensitive data while eliminating the need for passwords and hardware tokens."
  • Conexxus and National ATM Council Announce Issuance of Skimming Detection & Deterrence Guide for Convenience Stores ATMs - "Conexxus and the National ATM Council (NAC) today announced issuance of their jointly developed ATM Skimming Detection & Deterrence Guide (Guide) for use at U.S. convenience stores. The Guide was created to help ensure that America's convenience stores and retail ATM providers maintain their excellent track record for providing safe and secure transactions at in-store ATMs, despite a heightened near term card "skimming" risk from current implementation of EMV at U.S. ATMs."
  • OT’s Leading eSE Gets 4 New Certifications for Biometric-Compliant Payment and for Transport - "OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products and services, today announces that its embedded Secure Element, PEARL by OT®, is the first eSE worldwide to be certified by Visa, MasterCard and Amex for biometric-compliant payment applets (VISA VMPA v1.4, MasterCard MCM v1.1 and AMEX v2.0), as well as by OSPT Alliance (CIPURSE™ V2) for urban transport applications and value added services. With these new certifications granted to PEARL 800K Classic v4, OT confirms the position of PEARL by OT® as the most advanced multi-application eSE on the market."

GLENBROOK PAYMENTS EDUCATION EVENTS

Our next Glenbrook payments education events are coming this fall - in Palo Alto, CA and New York City. See our fall schedule here. We hope to see you there!

Bring your colleagues along! Group discounts are available. For more information or to learn about our private workshops conducted at your location, contact Glenbrook's Russ Jones.

UPDATES FROM GLENBROOK

Note: Headline News is compiled by Glenbrook Partners. Throughout the day, as we spot interesting developments, this post is updated. Do you have news to share? Tell us here: gotnews@paymentsnews.com!

August 24, 2016

Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - August 24, 2016

Headline News is brought to you by Glenbrook Partners. Glenbrook provides payments strategy consulting and education services to payments professionals worldwide!

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  • Why the chip-card transition in the U.S. has been such a disaster - ReCode - "Why are we bothering? Because EMV is already working. MasterCard said counterfeit card fraud is down at its Top 5 EMV-enabled merchants by more than 60 percent since October 2015."
  • Big Banks Band Together to Launch 'Settlement Coin' - Coindesk - "BNY Mellon, Deutsche Bank, Santander and UBS – the latter of which first disclosed its work on a so-called "settlement coin" last year – are hoping to launch a commercial-grade blockchain system by 2018, according to The Financial Times. The banks are working with blockchain startup Clearmatics, based in London."
  • How Nigeria’s Central Bank disrupted the disruptors trying to cut remittance fees - Quartz - "It is difficult to explain just how infuriating this move by the CBN really is. It is nakedly using its powers to benefit big players who were deservedly losing market share due to their costs and bad service. It has rolled back all the progress of the last five years and taken Nigerians hostage to achieve its aim. All of a sudden, people in Nigeria now have to go to the bank again to get money sent to them. "
  • China Imposes Caps on P2P Loans to Curb Shadow-Banking Risks - Bloomberg - "China imposed limits on lending by peer-to-peer platforms to individuals and companies in an effort to curb risks in one part of the loosely-regulated shadow-banking sector."
  • Remind enters the payments space by letting parents pay for field trips with a credit card - TechCrunch - "So what makes this better than PayPal or Venmo or any other established payment provider? Mainly the fact that so many parents and teachers already use Remind on a daily basis to communicate. It would be hard to convert an entire of classroom of parents to a “new” service like Venmo, but if they are already using Remind to check their child’s homework every night, why not just ask them to quickly enter their credit card?"
  • Australian Retailers Back Banks' Right to Negotiate With Apple - MacRumors - "Australian retail giant Coles, the Australian Payments Clearing Association (APCA), and the Australian Retailers Association have all expressed their support to allow some of the country's banks to collectively negotiate with Apple over access to its NFC-based digital payment technology."

ON THE WIRES

  • Ingenico Group and Datacap Deliver Seamless and Secure Pay-at-the-Table Solution to the Restaurant Industry - "Using Ingenico Group’s iCMP mobile smart terminals and Datacap’s NETePay™ EMV-enabled payments solution, Uncle Oogie’s is now able to manage tableside and curbside payments using a Quest tablet from Touch Dynamic. "
  • Paying College Tuition with a Credit Card Comes with a High Cost - "College students who pay their tuition bills with a credit card incur an average "convenience fee" of 2.62%, according to a new CreditCards.com report, which surveyed 300 of the largest U.S. public, private and community colleges. That can amount to $262 for every $10,000 of tuition. Community colleges are the most fee-friendly. Out of the 100 largest community colleges surveyed, 97% accept credit cards for tuition payments and only 8% charge convenience fees. By contrast, 93% of public universities and 77% of private institutions that accept credit cards charge convenience fees."

GLENBROOK PAYMENTS EDUCATION EVENTS

Our next Glenbrook payments education events are coming this fall - in Palo Alto, CA and New York City. See our fall schedule here. We hope to see you there!

Bring your colleagues along! Group discounts are available. For more information or to learn about our private workshops conducted at your location, contact Glenbrook's Russ Jones.

UPDATES FROM GLENBROOK

Note: Headline News is compiled by Glenbrook Partners. Throughout the day, as we spot interesting developments, this post is updated. Do you have news to share? Tell us here: gotnews@paymentsnews.com!

August 23, 2016

Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - August 23, 2016

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 Lender Raises Nearly $50 Million for Subprime Credit-Card Push - Wall Street Journal - "LendUp Global Inc., the startup online lender that has attempted to reinvent the payday loan, is plotting to take on a more mainstream financial product: the credit card. The San Francisco-based lender said it raised $47.5 million in an equity deal designed to expand its card business. The investment values LendUp at about $500 million, people familiar with the matter said."
  • Android Pay adds Walgreens for first retail store loyalty card integration - 9to5Google - "To get the most out of purchases, users can add their Balance Rewards card information to the Android Pay app downloaded on Google Play. Before payment, members simply hold their Android device near the PIN pad and the appropriate rewards information is applied. To checkout, members then hold their Android device again near the PIN pad for payment. Android Pay is easy to set up and users will continue to receive all of the rewards and benefits offered by credit and debit cards."
  • Shopify launches its POS app and card reader in the UK - Techcrunch - "Shopify is launching its retail hardware and point-of-sale app for merchants in the UK. The reader supports tap, chip and swipe payments, letting retailers accept both contactless and traditional card-based payments, and the free app works in tandem with the reader device on either iPhone or iPad."
  • Digital Asset to Open Source Smart Contract Language - Coindesk - "Though no date has been set for the transition, the Blythe Masters-led blockchain startup credited its bid to "advance industry adoption" of the tech as the impetus for the move."
  • Happy 25th birthday to the World Wide Web - CNET - "On August 23, 1991 -- 25 years ago today -- the public gained access for the first time to the World Wide Web, designed and deployed by computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee at CERN in Switzerland. It gave rise to the internet as we know and use it today. "

ON THE WIRES

GLENBROOK PAYMENTS EDUCATION EVENTS

Our next Glenbrook payments education events are coming this fall - in Palo Alto, CA and New York City. See our fall schedule here. We hope to see you there!

Bring your colleagues along! Group discounts are available. For more information or to learn about our private workshops conducted at your location, contact Glenbrook's Russ Jones.

UPDATES FROM GLENBROOK

Note: Headline News is compiled by Glenbrook Partners. Throughout the day, as we spot interesting developments, this post is updated. Do you have news to share? Tell us here: gotnews@paymentsnews.com!