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Banking

September 15, 2021

Why Real-Time Payments and Why Now?

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Billers

September 9, 2021

Understanding Alternative (Bill) Payment Methods

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Merchants

September 8, 2021

Getting Medieval: A (Modern) Multilayered Approach to Payments Security

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Merchants

September 2, 2021

Payments Orchestration: Music to the Ears of Merchants?

Cyber crime, A hacker using a virus to attack software

Merchants

September 8, 2021

Getting Medieval: A (Modern) Multilayered Approach to Payments Security

PCI compliance is a detailed and grueling process for a reason; fraudsters will exploit any weakness they can uncover. History has shown that even major merchants that consumers would assume are fully protected can get breached.

Man holding a credit card and using smartphone for online shopping.

Merchants

September 2, 2021

Payments Orchestration: Music to the Ears of Merchants?

Payments orchestration is a hot topic in eCommerce and involves working with multiple payment providers to optimize customer conversion, enhance cost savings and improve fraud prevention processes.

Data Security

Merchants

August 24, 2021

Data Is Evolving – Are Your Fraud Prevention Services Keeping Pace?

It’s a constant struggle – as consumer behavior evolves, so do fraud tactics, as fraudsters seek vulnerabilities exposed by rapid change. And there’s no disputing that the pandemic has changed consumer behavior and accelerated the adoption of digital payment methods.

Merchants

August 18, 2021

Big Data, Bigger Potential: How Retailers Can Benefit From Payment Analytics

Our lives are now subjected to more statistical analysis than ever before.

Merchants

August 5, 2021

A Comprehensive Strategy for Fighting Gaming Fraud

By and large, video games are based around the principle of good guy versus bad guy. To defeat the bad guy(s), the good guy generally must deploy a multitude of weapons and devices through various levels, while not suffering too much damage.

Banking

July 8, 2021

Southeast Asia: Primed for Real-Time Payments to Enter the Mainstream

There has been an exponential increase in demand for digital services across Southeast Asia (SEA), with the COVID-19 pandemic changing the way we live, work and shop.

Prime Time for Real-Time

Global Payment Trends
As the world adopts real-time payments, how does your market stand to benefit?

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Merchants

July 7, 2021

Buy Now Pay Later Growth: PayPal Pay Later

In our ongoing blog series covering Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL), we’ve begun exploring the explosive growth of such payment methods while wondering if BNPL is really worth the hype. We then spotlighted Klarna, one of the major BNPL providers. We’ll now examine another leading BNPL provider, PayPal.

Merchants

June 24, 2021

Amazon Prime Day: We All Love a Good Bargain… So Do Fraudsters

Each year, Amazon’s Prime Day event proves to be even more successful than the last in terms of sales volume. And this year was no exception.

Data and Analytics

Merchants

June 23, 2021

Monetizing Payments Data: How Merchants Can Leverage the Power of Analytics

In the world of commerce, everything is driven by data. The information that merchants collect and analyze determines the marketing channels they use, what products they stock and which customers they focus on.

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Merchants

June 22, 2021

Converting Holdouts to Digital Payments: An Opportunity for Grocers?

Consumers have increasingly turned to online shopping over the past year, including for groceries and essentials, accelerating the pace of digital adoption as consumer behavior rapidly evolves. For Millennials and Gen Z, this wasn’t much of an adjustment. For older generations, this represented a marked shift from pre-pandemic behaviors.

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Merchants

June 18, 2021

QR Codes Strike Back!

In the early 2010s, quick response (QR) codes were widely viewed as a challenger to NFC-based payments. While that held true in various Asian markets, QR codes remained largely absent from the U.S. and other western markets.

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Merchants

June 8, 2021

The Buy Now Pay Later Boom: Spotlight on Klarna

In the first blog post of our new series on “Buy Now Pay Later” (BNPL), we looked at the phenomenal growth of this payment method and the value it can deliver to merchants.