eGlobalfares selects AFEX to enhance their payment solutions across the globe

eGlobalfares, a provider of multi-GDS, 24/7 web-based airline fare management systems targeted at corporate travel management companies and multinational corporations, announced selecting the AFEX global platform to expand its payment solution offerings.

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FIME and Barnes’ joint personalisation validation tool achieved latest Mastercard qualification

FIME and Barnes International announce that their jointly-developed personalisation validation tool (PVT) is qualified against the latest Mastercard PVT Tool Release 2018 Requirements v11.3 March 2018, (“Mastercard Requirements”).

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FIME accredited to deliver intelligent e-ticketing testing and certification services

FIME’s EMEA laboratory has been accredited by CNA-Paycert in line with the Smart Ticketing Alliance (STA) ticketing scheme to deliver ISO CEN 16794 testing and certification services for analogue and digital RF transit ticketing readers.

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Wirecard selects Astute Solutions for conversational service chatbot technology

Astute Solutions announced their selection by Wirecard, a global provider in digital financial technology, to implement Astute’s chatbot software into the boon app – Europe’s fastest-growing mobile payment solution.

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Digital coupon redemptions to surpass $90 billion by 2022, says Juniper Research

A new study from Juniper Research has found that the value of digital coupon redemptions will surge to $91 billion (€77.15 billion) by 2022, up from $47 billion (€39.85 billion) in 2017.

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More than 40% of Apple users will spurn facial recognition, according to Juniper survey

A new survey conducted by Juniper Research has found that more than 40% of iOS users in the US consider themselves unlikely to use facial recognition as a payment security technology. This suggests that a core use case for the iPhone X’s main security feature may struggle to gain traction amongst consumers.

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New COMPRION TraceCase helps to solve communication failures in contactless payments

In all areas where NFC is applied, especially in contactless payments, failure in communication can lead to bad user acceptance. Ralph Kamp, product manager for NFC test solutions at COMPRION explains: “Probably all of us have experienced this before:

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Tantalum Corp and SAP to deliver one-click parking payments for connected car drivers

Tantalum Corporation (Tantalum) announced an agreement with SAP to integrate SAP® Vehicles Network into Tantalum’s Pay.Car end-to-end payment platform for connected cars, making it easier for motorists to find and pay for services with just one click.

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Juniper Research: Online payment fraud detection spend to reach $9.3 billion by 2022

A new study from Juniper Research has found that spending on online FDP (fraud detection and prevention) solutions is set to rise to $9.3 billion by 2022, an increase of 22% over this year’s anticipated spend.

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SIMalliance reports 5% growth in 2016 global SIM shipments, triple SIM represents more than half

The SIMalliance membership, which represents approximately 90% of the global SIM market, has reported a 5% year-on-year growth in its 2016 shipment volumes. A total 4.9 billion units were shipped during that period.

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