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VeriFone to App Up

VeriFone to App Up

by December 15, 2015 at 11:25 am 0 comments

VeriFone Systems Inc., the payments hardware company, is going whole hog into apps. In the second quarter of next year, VeriFone plans to unveil an app marketplace for its products and services. The app marketplace will “[enable] our clients and third-party app developers to create and deploy payment and commerce applications onRead More

Apple to Use NFC, Tokenization in Payments, Sources Say

Apple to Use NFC, Tokenization in Payments, Sources Say

by September 7, 2014 at 8:53 pm 120 comments

Multiple sources confirm that Apple has been working on tokenization technology and will include it and NFC in the new iPhone 6.

6 Reasons Why the iPhone 6 Will Include Payments

6 Reasons Why the iPhone 6 Will Include Payments

by June 9, 2014 at 10:48 am 1 comment

Rumor continue to churn out reports that Apple will build a payments system into the iPhone 6, which will likely be introduced in September, especially after last week’s Apple Worldwide Developers Conference, better known as the WWDC. The fact is the iPhone 6 rumor mill has kicked into overdrive. JustRead More

What Does Apple’s POS Update Bode for NFC and the iPhone 6?

What Does Apple’s POS Update Bode for NFC and the iPhone 6?

by May 22, 2014 at 4:07 pm 1 comment

Apple is reportedly updating the point-of-service device its store employees use to allow them to process payments with the iPhone 5S, rather than just the iPod Touch. To some, this is a sign that Apple will add near-field communication (NFC) capabilities to its upcoming iPhone 6. This is a questionableRead More

Plug and Pay: A Gallery of 26 Mobile Card Readers

Plug and Pay: A Gallery of 26 Mobile Card Readers

by August 20, 2013 at 10:52 am 4 comments

Dongles, dongles everywhere. Since the launch of Square’s lozenge-shaped credit card reader in 2010, dongles to process credit card transactions have proliferated with ecstatic abandon. Many are free. Many are odd-looking. Most are black. We’ve corralled a wide sampling of them here for your viewing pleasure. Have we missed aRead More

VIDEO: VeriFone is Finally Using the Point Technology It Bought in 2011

by August 6, 2013 at 1:32 pm 0 comments

VeriFone introduced a “payment as a service” solution, VeriFone Point, yesterday. The company acquired the Sweden-based payment processor Point in November 2011 for $820 million. Point’s technologies are “at the heart” of the current effort, according to a VeriFone representative. Payment is moved from the software to the device itself, which, the companyRead More

After Limp Quarter, VeriFone Ends Battle With Square

by December 14, 2012 at 9:30 am 0 comments

Lackluster quarterly earnings at VeriFone were overshadowed by the payments company’s plan to ditch its SAIL initiative that competed (and brutally so) with Square. From Reuters: VeriFone, a leading provider of card readers and payment processing services, unveiled SAIL in May, a service that lets small and individual merchants acceptRead More

Verifone Goes to War with Square

by March 9, 2011 at 11:30 pm 1 comment

In a stunning PR/rub-it-in-your-face move, Verifone today launched a broadside attack on startup Square, claiming its mobile payments device contains a “serious security flaw that Square has overlooked that places consumers in dire risk.” Verifone, which markets a similar produce call PAYware Mobile, even started a website dedicated to blastingRead More