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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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MCX Names Coupon Partner, But Is Silent on Manufacturers

September 1, 2015 | Uncategorized

MCX has announced Inmar will be the promotions management and processing vendor for its CurrentC mobile payments system, but it has not revealed the names or number of consumer goods manufacturer participants, a lack of disclosure that analysts say challenges [...]

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Western Union Re-Opens Outbound Money Transfers from Greece

August 31, 2015 | Uncategorized

Western Union has restored its outbound money transfer service from Greece, following its June suspension due to a temporary shutdown of Greek banks amid the escalation of the country’s debt crisis. …read more Source:: Payments Source – Credit

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Starbucks & Under Armour Are Winning Mobile — And You’re Likely Behind

August 31, 2015 | Uncategorized

What do Under Armour and Starbucks have in common? More than you think. Retailers, you might want to pay attention—these companies are winning in mobile. …read more Source:: Forbes – Technology

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Fidelity Said to Weigh Dropping Amex, B of A as Card Partners

August 27, 2015 | Uncategorized

Fidelity Investments is considering dropping American Express and Bank of America to find new partners and better terms for one of the top-rated cash-back credit cards in the U.S., according to people with knowledge of the matter. …read more Source:: [...]

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MasterCard tees up contactless payments with cardholder discounts at The Barclays

August 27, 2015 | Uncategorized

Golf fans will not miss a minute of the action at The Barclays, thanks to MasterCard MasterCard is attempting to drive adoption rates of contactless mobile payments among golf fans at The Barclays in New Jersey by offering its cardholders [...]

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Apriva, Global Payments Partner on Mobile EMV Service

August 25, 2015 | Uncategorized

Wireless transactions provider Apriva and payment technology services company Global Payments have teamed up to release a white-label EMV mobile payment offering. …read more Source:: Payments Source – Processing

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Taco Bell adds Visa Checkout to grab all smartphone owners’ orders

August 25, 2015 | Uncategorized

Taco Bell will add more payment options to its popular ordering app Fast food chain Taco Bell and books retailer Barnes & Noble College are among the 33 new merchants that have integrated with mobile-optimized checkout service Visa Checkout, proving [...]

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Processors Must Cut Out ‘Clicks’ to Win More Merchants

August 24, 2015 | Uncategorized

Stripe’s quick disruption of the payment processing industry in the U.K. is measurable in at least one simple way — counting clicks. …read more Source:: Payments Source – Processing

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Amex Loses Crown to Discover in J.D. Power Satisfaction Poll

August 20, 2015 | Uncategorized

Discover Financial Services topped peers in a J.D. Power credit-card customer satisfaction ranking, ousting American Express Co. from the No. 1 spot for the first time in the survey’s nine years. …read more Source:: Payments Source – Credit

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TD Bank taps into biometric wearables with payment functionalities

August 12, 2015 | Uncategorized

The Nymi Band eschews Touch ID verification in lieu of users’ unique heartbeats TD Bank is joining forces with MasterCard and authentication technology firm Nymi to roll out the first biometrically authenticated wearable device that identifies users based on their [...]

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