Creditcall chalks up five EMV processing certifications

Creditcall, an omnichannel payment gateway and EMV kernel provider, has added TSYS and Heartland to its roster of U.S. processors that have certified the company for EMV transactions. According to a press release, the company's other EMV certifications include First...

Wal-Mart sues Visa in chip-and-signature spat

Wal-Mart Stores Inc has filed suit against Visa USA Inc in a complaint alleging that the retailer is being pushed to use chip-and-signature rather than chip-and-PIN transactions so that Visa can route transactions over its own networks and reap the...

AnywhereCommerce EMV mPOS devices certified by First Data

AnywhereCommerce, an mPOS solutions provider, has announced that its Walker chip-and-signature and Nomad chip-and-PIN acceptance devices have achieved end-to-end certification with the First Data Rapid Connect program. The devices are also EMVCo-certified, a press release said. The certification covers the...

Appetize chooses FreedomPay for EMV and P2PE

Point-of-sale solutions provider Appetize has selected FreedomPay Commerce Platform to enable EMV and PCI validated point-to-point encryption to its tablet devices. FreedomPay is designed to provide security validation for a variety of industries, according to a company press release. Appetize has 11,000 business units across the U.S.

Discover taps FIME for terminal certification

Discover is engaging payment consultancy FIME to provide approval services for terminal end-to-end certification of its Discover Network and Diners Club international acceptance system using D-Payment Application Specifications. The services allow acquirers to integrate new EMV chip terminals into Discover...

UL type approval program for mobile devices gets EMVCo OK

UL has announced that it is now able to provide official certification of mobile devices under new EMVCo requirements, according to a press release. The EMVCo Mobile Type Approval phase two qualification program represents an evolution of the existing test...

MasterCard joins Visa in effort to speed up EMV transactions

MasterCard has unveiled M/Chip Fast, an application based on the company's existing technology and intended to help speed EMV transactions and shoppers through checkout lines, according to a press release. The move comes a week after Visa announced its own...

Moneris, talech partner on mPOS product distribution

As part of the partnership, talech's mobile point-of-sale product will be offered to merchants exclusively via Moneris bank channels.

Visa aims to make EMV transactions faster

The company is upgrading software on chip cards to make this happen.

Ingenico's SDK to 'help mobile developers integrate EMV payment acceptance'

The SDK's semi-integrated approach handles all the payment logic and enables ISVs and developers to bypass the EMV certification process and reduce their PCI scope.

FIME test tools selected to support mobile payments in China

The Shanghai Integrated Circuit Technology & Industry Promotion Center will use FIME's RF Test Bench and Global Device test tool to support local mobile vendors with the evaluation of EMV and trusted execution environment products.

Apriva, iPayment extend partnership on EMV mPOS

The companies said that this extension of iPayment's point-of-sale products brings EMV functionality to customers using the iPayment MobilePay application.

TouchBistro, iZettle partner on restaurant payment services

With iZettle integration, bills totaled by TouchBistro are automatically processed using the iZettle iPad chip-and-PIN or contactless card readers.

MasterCard reports continued progress for U.S. EMV Adoption

With industry-wide cooperation, the company says, the US might reduce fraud by as much as 80 percent as other EMV-adopting nations have done.

Square expands payments processing service with new APIs

Build with Square enables merchants and software developers to add payment acceptance options either at the register or online.

Study turns up lackluster stats on EMV in the US

A study by CardHub finds that more than half of consumers do not understand the difference between card security standards and don't care whether a retailer's POS terminal is enabled for EMV.

POS provider Lavu join forces with PayPal

PayPal will bring payment processing of EMV or traditional swipe credit and debit card payments to restaurants, bars, food trucks, and other food and beverage businesses nationwide.

Mobile POS provider iZettle releases Pro device in more countries

Merchants in Denmark, The Netherlands, Spain, Finland, Norway and France can now buy the chip-and-PIN reader.

Smart Card Alliance opens Washington, DC-area training center

The National Center for Advanced Payments and Identity Security in Crystal City, Virginia, will be a permanent facility for live educational activities hosted by SCA.

EMV solution by CreditCall, ID Tech promises time, money savings

ID Tech card readers will be supported by the Creditcall EMV software development kit, ChipDNA for Windows and Linux, which can be integrated by developers.

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