Month: November 2019

Eye on Contactless: Credit Unions’ Contactless Cards Grow; Mastercard’s New Transit Partner

A leading credit-union service organization reported Wednesday that it has distributed half a million contactless payment cards through some of its members, and Mastercard Inc. has paired up with a French investment firm with an eye on bringing new fare technology to mass-transit systems. St. Petersburg, Fla.-based PSCU says it has distributed 500,000 contactless cards…
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November 20, 2019 0

Mobile Pay Was in Decline – It’s Back in a Big Way!

Don’t miss another episode of Truth In Data! Click on the red bell in the lower-left corner of your screen to receive notifications as soon as the episode publishes. Data for today’s episode is provided by Mercator Advisory Group’s report – Mobile Payments: Making a Comeback Mobile pay was in decline – it’s back in a…
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November 19, 2019 0

Convenience Trumps Security as Main Driver Behind Consumer Payment Needs in 2019

PSCU has announced the release of its annual Eye on Payments study. For the second year in a row, the nation’s premier payments CUSO set out to explore payment preferences among credit union members and other financial institution customers (“non-members”) and how they have shifted over the past year. Through this research, PSCU aims to gain a better…
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November 18, 2019 0

Transforming Ocean Waste into Payment Plastic

November 5, 2019 In response to rising consumer demand, card manufacturers and issuers are actively working to develop and provide more environmentally-conscious solutions to address the growing problem of plastic waste. The challenge for card manufacturers is in sourcing materials that are not only durable, but able to handle the complex security and technology requirements…
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November 14, 2019 0