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Google Advises Canadian Businesses to Modernize

Addressing the Vancouver Board of Trade as the keynote speaker, the Managing Director of Google Canada, Sam Sebastien, took Canadian merchants to task for their slow adoption of digital technology. Sebastien expressed exasperation, claiming that the “bad slow” move towards these new technologies “does not [...]

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Mobilegeddon- The Aftermath

With the onslaught of Mobilegeddon late last month and the recent announcement from Amazon that they are shuttering their Webstore, the online world has become increasingly more hostile to small businesses who are not up-to-date on the latest news about online advances.   [...]

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Introduction to EVO Canada News blog! Welcome!

May 4, 2015 | evo, evo canada

Greetings readers! We are pleased to announce that we have officially relaunched EVO Canada’s blog! To those readers of the past who are rejoining us, welcome back! At EVO Canada , we pride ourselves on being more than just a payment processor- though we [...]

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PayPal builds cross-border cred with Xoom acquisition

July 6, 2015 | Uncategorized

Xoom’s iPhone app PayPal’s $890 million acquisition of digital money transfer company Xoom reflects the company’s ongoing efforts to retain and build on its status as a mobile payments leader as competition in the space continues to grow. By adding [...]

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Barclays forgoes Apple Pay while boosting wearables-based contactless payments

June 30, 2015 | Uncategorized

Barclays is adding new devices to bPay As Apple Pay gears up to launch in Britain in July, Barclays Bank – one of the region’s major financial institutions – remains an important holdout while ramping up its own wearables-based contactless [...]

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How On The Border gets mobile payments right

June 30, 2015 | Uncategorized

On The Border is going mobile with its payment options On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina is promoting its recent foray into mobile payments and educating customers about how to take control of their dining experience via in-store signage [...]

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Cale shifts the parking payment industry with Apple Pay

June 30, 2015 | Uncategorized

Cale brings mobile payments into the parking payment Parking technology manufacturer Cale is easing customers’ payment experience with the introduction of Apple Pay into its terminals, suggesting a possible shift in non-merchandise based payments. As parking and paying can be [...]

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NCR Turns to the Cloud for Less Invasive Point of Sale Overhauls

June 29, 2015 | Uncategorized

Retailers increasingly prefer software to execute fast point of sale updates, leading longtime hardware provider NCR to use a centralized digital hub to help merchants avoid the cost and time of ‘rip and replace’ projects. …read more Source:: Payments Source – Processing

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European ‘Joint ACH’ Paves the Path to Faster Payments

June 26, 2015 | Uncategorized

An Automated Clearing House joint venture in Europe will help handle increased cross-border transactions in the Single Euro Payments Area and keep the processors on track to adjust to any future faster payments initiatives. …read more Source:: Payments Source – Processing

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U.K. Council Pushes U.S. Toward Faster Payments

June 23, 2015 | Uncategorized

The U.S. likely didn’t need an extra shove to adopt an international payment messaging standard vital to a faster payments network but, just in case, the U.K.’s Payments Council is making it easier to do so. …read more Source:: Payments Source – Processing

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Global Payments Brings Amex’s Small Biz Services to Canada

June 22, 2015 | Uncategorized

Payments technology provider Global Payments Inc. is formally launching American Express’ OptBlue small business suite in Canada, providing fuel for Amex’s recovery from the loss of Costco’s cobranded card business. …read more Source:: Payments Source – Processing

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Aviva Taps Realex for Multi-Channel Insurance Payment Integration

June 22, 2015 | Uncategorized

Realex Payments, a division of Global Payments, has signed a three-year deal to process e-commerce and call-center transactions for insurance provider Aviva. …read more Source:: Payments Source – Processing

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PayPal tops privacy rankings despite payment cards’ dominance, says Javelin analyst

June 19, 2015 | Uncategorized

PayPal. NEW YORK – A Javelin Strategy and Research payments analyst at Mobile Commerce Daily’s Mobile Research Summit: Data & Insights 2015 said mobile and digital are upending perceptions of trust in financial institutions, with online services such as PayPal [...]

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