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May 20, 2015

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  • NYSE to Launch NYSE Bitcoin Index, NYXBT - “Bitcoin values are quickly becoming a data point that our customers want to follow as they consider transacting, trading or investing with this emerging asset class,” said NYSE Group President Thomas Farley. “As a global index leader and administrator of ICE LIBOR, ICE Futures U.S. Dollar Index and many other notable benchmarks, we are pleased to bring transparency to this market. By combining our technology infrastructure with our expertise in index calculation and data management, we will continue to launch complimentary products based on our rigorous standards and proprietary index methodology.”
  • The BPCE Group and Oberthur Technologies Launch a World-Exclusive Innovation: the First Dynamic Cryptogram Payment Card - "Banque Populaire and Caisse d’Epargne, in association with Natixis Payment Solutions and Oberthur Technologies (OT), a world leader in digital security solutions, announce the pilot of the first payment card integrating Motion CodeTM, OT’s dynamic cryptogram solution. This world-first replaces the three-figure security code on the back of the card with a 'mini-screen' displaying a code that automatically changes periodically."
  • TA Associates Announces Investment in Procare Software - "Procare’s payment processing offering, Tuition Express®, allows for automated collection of tuition, fees and other payments, and is directly integrated into the company’s software suite. Tuition Express helps increase the reliability of billing information, simplify reconciliation and reduce duplicate data entry."
  • Telecom Companies Gain Easy, Digital Way to Collect Cash Payments Through PayNearMe and Telinta Partnership - "Having an easy way to pay for telecom services is a necessity for all consumers," said Danny Shader, PayNearMe's founder and CEO. "This partnership helps friends and families stay in touch across thousands of miles, regardless of whether they choose to pay through plastic or cash. Telecom service providers who use PayNearMe will find that it is a unique competitive advantage over others in the industry who are not yet serving this segment of the population."

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August 27, 2013

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May 29, 2013

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December 07, 2010

Amazon Cloud Achieves Level 1 PCI Compliance

aws_logo_140px.png Amazon Web Services has announced that "it has achieved Level 1 compliance with the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS). Merchants and other service providers can now run their applications on AWS PCI-compliant technology infrastructure to store, process and transmit credit card information in the cloud."

July 14, 2009

The Amazon Payments Prize for 2009

AWS-Startup-Challenge.jpgAmazon Web Services 2009 Startup Challenge includes a prize from Amazon Payments for the AWS Start-Up Challenge finalist with the most creative monetization strategy and use of Amazon Payments solutions. Winner of the Amazon Payments prize will go home with $10,000 in combined cash and Amazon Payments credits. Details here.

February 05, 2009

Amazon Flexible Payments Service Out of Beta has announced that the Amazon Flexible Payments Service (Amazon FPS) is now out of beta and also easier to use with Amazon FPS Quick Starts. Using FPS, developers can enable your applications with common payment transactions such as one time payments, recurring payments and pre-payments in hours rather than days. Amazon is also offering free payment processing for a limited time to developers who build an application using Amazon FPS. More info on the Amazon Payments Blog.

July 29, 2008

Amazon Launches Checkout by Amazon, Amazon Simple Pay

Amazon Payments has launched both Checkout by Amazon, a complete ecommerce checkout solution including payments, shipping, sales tax, promotions, etc., and Amazon Simple Pay , a set of payment-only products that allows websites to enable their customers to use their payment information for payments. A comparison chart shows the key differences between Checkout by Amazon, Amazon Simple Pay, and Amazon's Flexible Payment Service.

May 19, 2008 Enhances Flexible Payments Service

Last wee, announced a new Amazon Flexible Payments Service Marketplace Widget that provides developers the ability to create a widget for moving money between two other parties, with complete control of fees paid to the developer. Money moves from buyer to seller, and the seller pays a fee to the developer. The fee can be a fixed amount and/or a percentage of the transaction. Amazon also added several other features to FPS including instant payment notification and new transaction details including providing the buyer's email address to the seller.

March 20, 2008

Amazon Introduces Fulfillment Web Service

For some time, has offered merchants Fulfillment by Amazon - where they could have Amazon hold their goods for shipment at Amazon's fulfillment centers. Now, Amazon's introduced a new Fulfillment Web Service that enables merchants to programmatically manage their inventories, replenishment and shipment activities using FBA. "Products that are fulfilled by Amazon qualify for all of Amazon's buyer shipping and customer promotions (such as free Super Saver shipping and Amazon Prime) and Amazon takes care of customer service and returns." More on the Amazon Web Services blog.

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