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12/21/2015

It is no longer “beginning to a look a lot like Christmas” so much as it looks entirely like Christmas everywhere you turn — a fact as distracting as it is festive. Something about the combination of twinkling lights, extremely discounted consumer goods and egg nog renders human beings increasingly less capable of focusing on anything not directly holiday related. The closer Christmas gets, the stronger the effect. Such that today, five days out, most of us sitting at our desks are straining to keep a clear mind focused on facts. And while we cannot do much to cure the Christmas-cognition cloud, we can at least help keep all the most important information front and center.

12/18/2015

MPD Managing Director Gloria Colgan was joined by three players at the crossroads of payments security: Lori Breitzke, Marketing at Verifone, Shan Ethridge, Vice President and General Manager of North America Financial Services Group at Verifone and Brian Hamilton, Senior Director of Risk Products and Business Intelligence at Visa. The conversation dug into the current payment security landscape, persistent challenges for merchants and what the future holds for securing payments here in the U.S. and abroad.

12/18/2015

Last weekend, I found myself in a familiar situation: It was after midnight, I was far from my apartment, and I wanted to go home and go to sleep. I was in an area of Brooklyn where I couldn't just walk outside and hail a cab, so I opened Lyft to try to get a ride home. But demand for cars was off the charts, so "Primetime" pricing was in effect, meaning prices were exorbitantly high.

12/18/2015

Verifone, a payments and commerce solutions provider, has announced the latest addition to its mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) portfolio, Verifone e265. Verifone e265, which is expected to be available in early 2016, enables independent and micro merchants to accept all major payment types and integrate with smart devices for value-added commerce functionalities.

12/17/2015

Verifone has unveiled a new point of sales (POS) platform for smartphones and tablets. The e265 can be paired with any smartphone or tablet, offering card payment acceptance, contactless or near-field communication, mobile wallet and traditional magnetic stripe.

12/17/2015

Verifone has announced the latest addition to its mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) portfolio. The Verifone e265 offers independent and micro merchants the flexibility to accept all major payment types and integrate with smart devices for value-added commerce capabilities.

12/17/2015

Verifone Wednesday announced the latest addition to its mobile point-of-sale portfolio, the Verifone e265, which is intended to give independent and micro merchants the flexibility to accept all major payment types and integrate with smart devices for value-added commerce capabilities.

12/17/2015

The latest addition to Verifone’s mobile point-of-sale solution offerings is keeping independent and micro-merchants in mind. Verifone said the durable and compact nature of its e265 mPOS terminal will enable merchants to bring globally certified payment acceptance directly to consumers, no matter the merchant environment.

12/16/2015

Verifone (NYSE: PAY), the world’s leader in payments and commerce solutions, today announced the latest addition to its mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) portfolio. The Verifone e265 offers independent and micro merchants the flexibility to accept all major payment types and integrate with smart devices for value-added commerce capabilities.

12/16/2015

VeriFone Systems Inc., the world’s leading payment and commerce solutions provider, is ‘going app’. As the company announced, it plans to unveil an app marketplace for its products and services in Q2 2016. This will enable VeriFone clients and third-party app developers to create and deploy payment and commerce applications on VeriFone devices, per the company’s CEO, Paul Galant.

12/15/2015

Verifone’s latest quarterly results got a boost from the movement by companies to embrace chip cards, in tandem with the Oct. 2015 EMV deadline in the United States. The quarter, which ended in October, topped the company’s own expectations, with net income per share of $0.33 coming up year over year from 2014’s $0.27 and, on an adjusted basis, the number rose to $0.49, up from $0.44.

12/15/2015

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 on VeriFone devices,” the company’s CEO, Paul Galant, told investors yesterday.

12/14/2015

SAN JOSE, Calif.­­(BUSINESS WIRE)­­ VeriFone Systems, Inc. (NYSE: PAY), the global leader in secure electronic payment solutions, today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended October 31, 2015.

12/14/2015

VeriFone Systems Inc. issued guidance for the current quarter and year mostly below analysts’ expectations as the point-of-sale payments-equipment company reported earnings rose 23% for the three months ended in October.

12/14/2015

The company said its bottom line climbed to $56.2 million, or $0.49 per share. This was higher than $50.1 million, or $0.44 per share, in last year's fourth quarter. Analysts had expected the company to earn $0.48 per share, according figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

12/10/2015

In 2002—long before the U.S. began its migration to EMV—BBVA Bancomer processed the first EMV transaction in Mexico, which was conducted at La Casa del Fumador in Mexico City using one of Verifone’s portable terminal solutions. Just recently—on September 22, 2015—BBVA Bancomer made history once again by using one of Verifone’s solutions to process the first ever Host Card Emulation (HCE) mobile payment transaction in Mexico.

12/09/2015

Earlier this year, BBVA Bancomer made history by processing the first Host Card emulation (HCE) mobile payment transaction in Mexico. BBVA is the largest financial institution in Mexico, with more than 200,000 payment terminals — of which more than half offer contactless-enabled payment solutions from Verifone. Carlos Lima, Verifone’s President of Latin America and the Caribbean, provided an exclusive interview to PYMNTS to discuss BBVA Bancomer’s efforts to provide consumers in Mexico with access to NFC mobile transactions and the benefits that come from using them.

12/09/2015

Panera Bread, the fast casual bakery-café with more than 1,900 locations in North America, was among the first wave of brick-and-mortar merchants to accept in-store and in-app payments with the Apple Pay mobile wallet in 2014. Blaine Hurst, Panera Bread’s chief transformation and growth officer, spoke with eMarketer’s Bryan Yeager about the adoption of Apple Pay and other mobile payments among the company’s customers.

12/09/2015

It has been a busy year for BBVA Bancomer. Just last month, the Spanish banking group celebrated a milestone when it announced that more than 1 million consumers globally had downloaded its HCE mobile wallet.

12/04/2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn. & BRECKSVILLE, Ohio -- Tri Star Energy and Truenorth Energy LLC have each selected a comprehensive suite of EMV (Europay, MasterCard & Visa)-ready petroleum and convenience-store management and point-of-sale (POS) solutions from Verifone for deployment across all company-owned and affiliate locations, the technology provider recently announced.

12/04/2015

Verifone has appointed former Oracle executive Christophe Job as a senior vice-president and chief technology officer in charge of global solutions delivery. The San Jose, Calif.-based payment technology company announced the appointment on Dec. 2. According to his LinkedIn profile Job, who had worked for 20 years at Oracle, joined Verifone in August.

12/03/2015

For a true omnichannel service to consumers, merchants need to offer check-out and in-store experiences that are equal or better than the online ones

12/03/2015

Verifone, a payments and commerce solutions provider, announced today (Dec. 3) Christophe Job, has joined Verifone as senior vice president and chief technology officer of its solutions delivery organization.

12/03/2015

Verifone Media UK Wins DailyDOOH Gala Award for Best Transport Campaign

12/02/2015

Verifone (NYSE: PAY), the world’s leader in payments and commerce solutions, announced today that former Oracle senior executive, Christophe Job, has joined Verifone as senior vice president and chief technology officer of its solutions delivery organization.

12/01/2015

How’s EMV doing to stamp out fraud in the U.S.? According to Joe Majka, Chief Security Officer at Verifone, that’s a present that the payment industry will have to wait until after the holidays to unwrap.

11/27/2015

Andrew Fowkes, head of retail centre of excellence, SAS UK & Ireland, on how retailers could’ve been better prepared.

11/25/2015

Verifone announced today the wider regional availability of its VX 690 portable payment terminals, following a successful pilot at the Zurich Film Festival.

11/25/2015

Verifone and Swipp, a leading Danish mobile payment app, today announced an agreement to integrate Swipp as an accepted payment method for more than 30,000 Danish merchants using Verifone devices.

11/25/2015

Verifone has signed an agreement with Danish mobile payment app Swipp to integrate Swipp as an accepted payment method for Danish merchants

11/24/2015

Verifone and Swipp, a leading Danish mobile payment app, today announced an agreement to integrate Swipp as an accepted payment method for more than 30,000 Danish merchants using Verifone devices.

11/24/2015

More than 30,000 Danish merchants using Verifone POS devices will now be able to accept in-store mobile payments through Swipp — a service owned and supported by a consortium of more than 70 banks.

11/24/2015

Verifone and Swipp, a Danish mobile payment app, recently announced an agreement to integrate Swipp as an accepted payment method for more than 30,000 Danish merchants using Verifone devices.

11/12/2015

Get ready for a more immersive checkout experience thanks to Verifone’s new POS system

11/10/2015

In his Q&A with PaymentMedia, Carlos Lima, president of Verifone in Latin America and the Caribbean, introduces Verifone Engage and discusses how Verifone is changing the point of sale and powering interactive commerce between retailers and consumers.

11/10/2015

Verifone, a payment technologies provider, has acquired InterCard AG, a Payment as a Service provider in Germany in order to develop payment capabilities and expand business operations.

11/10/2015

Payment system provider Verifone has announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire InterCard, a Munich-based payment service provider.

11/10/2015

Electronic payments technology provider Verifone has entered into an agreement to buy Payment as a Service provider InterCard AG.

11/10/2015

Payments giant Verifone said Monday (Nov. 9) that it is buying InterCard AG, a Payment-as-a-Service provider based in Germany.

11/10/2015

Payment technology firm Verifone has agreed to acquire InterCard, a payment as a service provider in Germany. Financial terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.

11/10/2015

Verifone Monday announced it has signed an agreement to acquire InterCard AG, a leading payment-as-a-service provider in Germany.

11/10/2015

Verifone Pone A La Region En Buenas Manos

11/09/2015

Verifone (NYSE: PAY) announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire InterCard AG, a leading Payment as a Service provider in Germany.

11/09/2015

Many people know Verifone, the payments platform as the technology that's used in taxis across the United States to accept credit cards. What many don't know is that they're also running a powerful digital place-based advertising network that spans taxis, gas stations and more.

11/06/2015

Moneris Solutions Corporation (“Moneris”), one of North America’s leading credit and debit card processors, announced today it has completed EMV certification of Verifone’s line of unattended payment devices. With this certification, merchants can now adopt a secure unattended payment solution that can be deployed quickly and easily to ensure they are ready for EMV and NFC payment acceptance.

11/05/2015

As the holiday shopping season quickly gears up, retailers are worried about how sales will stack up over last year.

11/02/2015

Money20/20, one of the biggest US fintech and payments conferences, was held last week in Las Vegas. Companies at the three-day event largely focused on the importance of reaching millennials, who are digital-savvy, mobile-focused, and now the largest working generation.

11/02/2015

In 2015, more than ever before, Innovation is at the heart of CARTES SECURE CONNEXION event. The 33 SESAMES Awards finalists and the 5 Startup Challenge finalists can prouve it. These two highly awaited events reward the best innovations in the fields of secure payment solutions, identification and mobility.

10/30/2015

Tri Star Energy and truenorth have each selected a comprehensive suite of EMV-ready petroleum and c-store management and point of sale (POS) solutions from Verifone for deployment across all company-owned and affiliate locations.

10/30/2015

Verifone has announced Verifone Engage, the next generation family of payment devices that globally redefines what’s expected of point-of-sale (POS) hardware and software.

10/28/2015

It sure doesn’t look like mPOS is stalling.

10/27/2015

Verifone suite rollout is underway at both chains.

10/26/2015

Payment and commerce solutions provider Verifone has unveiled Verifone Engage—the next-generation family of payment devices redefining point-of-sale (POS) hardware and software.

10/26/2015

The Who’s Who of Money 20/20’s Top Financial Tech Innovators

10/23/2015

Verifone Announces A Next Generation Family of Payment Devices, called Verifone Engage.

10/23/2015

To empower merchants, acquirers, and service providers with new commerce opportunities and experiences in store and protection against escalating security threats—Verifone (NYSE: PAY), the world’s leader in payment and commerce solutions, today announced Verifone Engage, the next generation family of payment devices that globally redefines what’s expected of point-of-sale (POS) hardware and software.

10/23/2015

Verifone this week announced a new line of payment devices called Verifone Engage, the company's first-ever, fully integrated, Linux-based product family, encompassing a complete range of payment products for merchants, acquirers, and service providers.

10/22/2015

Direct Source, a tier-one retail technology consultant and solutions provider, and Aava Mobile are bringing EMV-ready mobile point of sale (mPOS) solutions to retailers through a new partnership.

10/22/2015

Verifone has launched what it describes as the future of the point of sale: Verifone Engage. Verifone Engage brings together the functions of physical, mobile and online consumer interaction that not only adds value to the POS, but also delivers an enhanced payments experience for consumers through connected, commerce-enabled solutions.

10/22/2015

Verifone, one of the world’s leading payment and commerce solutions are seeking to enable merchants, acquirers, and service providers with new commerce opportunities, in store experiences, and above all protection against increasing security threats.

10/22/2015

Verifone Systems Inc. on Thursday introduced a new point-of-sale terminal product line that embraces design cues from consumer electronics. With the new terminal line, Verifone also introduced its first app store.

10/22/2015

When Square created the market for mobile point of sale devices, Verifone got defensive. Today, with the rollout of its Engage platform, Verifone is going on the offense.

10/21/2015

The key is to capture their attention during idle time while pumping gas.

10/16/2015

The Retail Systems Awards, handed out for the tenth time now, recognize technology excellence and innovation within the retail industry.

10/15/2015

Why Brands Are Using Place-based Digital Out-of-Home Media for Hyper-local Marketing Campaigns

10/13/2015

Verifone announced today (Oct. 13) that it has expanded its taxi and car-for-hire electronic hailing (e-hail), payment and media business with the acquisition of Curb.

10/12/2015

Kevin Martello, vice president of convenience, Dr Pepper Snapple Group, has been named 2015–16 chairman of the NACS Supplier Board.

10/11/2015

What’s next for payments security technology? How do we know it’s really you swiping the finger, dipping your card or pushing the buttons?

10/06/2015

The industry’s most significant new-product awards to be presented at the NACS Show

10/06/2015

The recent announcement that these two giants were partnering together has also revealed a plan for transactions.

10/06/2015

Gas stations have had a complicated relationship with mobile wallets. Pump hardware is notoriously difficult to upgrade, and besides that, many consumers believe that it's a fire hazard to use their phones while fueling up.

10/02/2015

Hot on the heels of Verifone’s announcement that it is partnering with Barclays on a new mobile commerce solution that will integrate the British banking company’s Pingit as a payment method for retailers that use Verifone’s mobile commerce gateway — linking the latter’s 20,000 clients with the former’s 70,000 businesses in the region — MPD CEO Karen Webster spoke with June Felix, President of Verifone Europe, to get the details of that arrangement, as well as insight into Verifone’s plans for mobile and connected commerce throughout Europe.

10/01/2015

Something weird has been happening to our wallets: Computers have invaded them, one credit card at a time.

10/01/2015

Verifone, the leading provider of payment solutions in Sweden, has signed an agreement with Sweden’s largest pharmacy chain, Apoteket AB. The agreement will supply payment as a service solutions to Apoteket.

10/01/2015

Fifteen industry leaders share their views on the current state of EMV and what is yet to come in new PYMNTS.com eBook

10/01/2015

Partnership Fuels Mobile Commerce Though Conexxus Mobile Payment Standards

09/29/2015

Verifone (NYSE: PAY) today announced approval from JCB Co., Ltd. to support J/Speedy v1.3 —making Verifone’s merchant clients the first to be able to accept this latest version of the contactless EMV payment program used by JCB cardholders.

09/28/2015

VeriFone Systems, Inc. (NYSE: PAY) today announced that its board of directors has authorized a $200 million share repurchase program.

09/28/2015

HP today announced the HP Pro Tablet Mobile Payment Solution – a mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) solution that integrates the Verifone e355 mPOS terminal with a Windows-based 8” diagonal tablet – providing retailers and hospitality operators the ability to accept all types of payments, take orders and assist customers anywhere in the merchants’ location.

09/28/2015

VP Racing Fuels Inc. and Allied Brand Capital announced a joint partnership with CBE Inc. to provide significant savings for retailers on the RubyCi, the newest point-of-sale (POS) product offering from VeriFone Inc.

09/26/2015

Verifone CTO Alok Bhanot explains new chip technology.

09/24/2015

A new partnership between Barclays and Verifone will roll out a new mobile commerce solution aimed at enabling faster payments across 20,000 retailers.

09/23/2015

The two organisations today announce an agreement to integrate Pingit as an accepted payment method for retailers using Verifone’s m-commerce gateway.

09/22/2015

Boston cab drivers were taken by surprise when San Francisco-based Uber started up its ride-hailing smartphone app in the city four years ago.

08/05/2015

As the EMV liability shift gets closer, VARs should work to prepare merchants to support this new payment type in mobile POS and other solutions.

08/03/2015

Samsung describes the next phase of the looming EMV standard and sheds light on its strategic partnership with Verifone as an important step toward helping retailers achieve the flexibility and seamless integration with back-end systems that are prerequisites for EMV standards.

08/03/2015

POS & security consultant touts the ability of Verifone’s solutions to meet the unique needs of fast-paced petroleum and convenience store operations – where EMV support, quick customer turnaround, ease-of-use, compatible equipment and minimal downtime are imperative.

08/01/2015

Verifone’s Shan Ethridge discusses factors behind the gap between large retailers and SMBs when it comes to EMV readiness as well as the pending certification bottleneck that stands to threaten EMV migration.

07/17/2015

Joe Majka, Verifone’s Chief Security Officer, explains why EMV is not a security “catch all” and that merchants should incorporate it as a single component of a multi-layered approach to security.

06/10/2015

Cybercriminals are relentless in their attacks on U.S. merchants, always devising new methods to steal credit and debit card account information. Joe Majka, Chief Security Officer at Verifone, believes that card brands should be equally aggressive in pushing encryption and tokenization as they are with regards to EMV and the October liability shift. He spoke with PYMNTS recently about this ongoing need to “change the game.”

06/03/2015

Visa and Verifone hope to reach merchants that are anxious to follow the shopping experience as consumers make purchases through a combination of apps, websites and in-store visits.

06/02/2015

Verifone’s Shan Ethridge talks with The Point of Sale News about why even small merchants should migrate to EMV.

05/26/2015

Meet Alok Bhanot, EVP and Chief Technology Officer at Verifone. Having more than 20 years of experience driving new ideas for global technology organizations, he knows what he’s talking about when he talks innovation.

05/26/2015

Members of EC3's two Advisory Groups are appointed for a term of two years. The current term for those appointed in 2013 will in principle expire on 26 September 2015 unless extended.

05/07/2015

It’s apparent that many SMBs believe that, because of their size, they don’t need to worry about EMV readiness —or that EMV migration doesn’t apply to them.

04/27/2015

Verifone (NYSE:PAY) CEO Paul Galant will ring the NYSE Opening Bell® to celebrate Verifone’s 10th anniversary of listing on the New York Stock Exchange.

03/20/2015

Verifone is one of the Top 10 most innovative companies in payments, according to the Payments Innovation Index (Pii360)— a study conducted by Market Platform Dynamics providing the first and most comprehensive look at the state of innovation in payments.

02/18/2015

A recent survey by Wakefield Research for Verifone revealed new insights on US consumers and mobile payments. The results pointed to an issue that may have been overlooked by many businesses and institutions: consumer education.

02/17/2015

When Wakefield Research surveyed U.S. consumers about mobile payments more than half wanted more stores to enable technology to allow payment with smartphones but, at the same time, many were unfamiliar with such payment options.

02/09/2015

Could accepting Apple Pay be as simple as adding a new Apple Pay-enabled Verifone terminal? The short video shows how it works

02/05/2015

Goodwin’s Market in Crestline has added new point-of-sale terminals at its checkout stands to make customer electronic transactions more secure, and data theft a lot tougher for thieves. According to store manager Mike Johnstone, the new Verifone terminals bring data encryption earlier into the purchase process than with the previous terminal system.

02/04/2015

Point-of-sale (POS) vendors are currently working on transitioning bookstores to EMV chip card technology by fall 2015. By October, retailers not equipped with EMV chip card technology will face potential liability for fraudulent purchases.

02/03/2015

Easyart, Posterscope and Verifone Media (a division of Verifone) have launched a campaign to promote up-and-coming British artists through interviews to be screened in thousands of London black cabs.

02/01/2015

Hoping for contactless chip cards? Not likely any time soon. The contact version of EMV is emerging as the clear issuer choice as October’s liability shift approaches. Here’s why.

01/20/2015

In-store mobile payments became a hot topic toward the end of 2014 with Apple Pay and CurrentC joining the arena with other contenders such as Google Wallet. All are vying for the top spot, but are consumers ready?

01/15/2015

Verifone, a global leader in secure electronic POS solutions and Samsung have partnered to launch advanced, Android-based mobile point of sale (mPOS) solutions to multi-lane and enterprise retailers globally.

01/14/2015

Verifone made three announcements this week at the National Retail Federation's annual Big Show trade conference that focus on the mobile point-of-sale market, EMV and mobile payments.

01/14/2015

As the EMV liability shift gets closer, VARs should work to prepare merchants to support this new payment type in mobile POS and other solutions.

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