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Systems

Travel Bans Take Shine Off Banks’ Premium Rewards Cards

“For more than 20 years, Laura Chapman routinely charged thousands of dollars a month on her American Express Co. Platinum card. The 57-year-old travel agent’s income and spending took a dive after coronavirus made the kind of business trips and vacations she booked all but impossible. She canceled the card when AmEx charged her the […]
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Global

EU Says Card Fee Curbs Are Working, Retailers Want More

“Caps on the fees retailers pay to process debit and credit card transactions have helped push down prices, EU antitrust regulators said on Monday, but merchants called for even tighter limits. The Interchange Fee Regulation (IFR), which was triggered by a lengthy battle between retailers and payments groups including Visa and Mastercard, limits debit card […]
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Systems

Casinos Consider Cashless Gambling to Fight Coronavirus

“The U.S. casino industry remains a bastion of cash in an increasingly cashless world, where high-security vaults storing millions of dollars have inspired heist movies and the living-large vibe of Las Vegas is ferried in bags bulging with currency. But the coronavirus pandemic has generated concern over bills circulating among hundreds of hands on the […]

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Providers

Chargebacks911 Introduces Fi911, AI-Driven Payment Product Suite

“Chargebacks911, a global leader in the field of chargeback control and mitigation, has introduced Fi911, a new tool suite for banks and other financial institutions. Developed by Chargeback911’s experts, in collaboration with some of the world’s largest financial institutions and payments processors,Fi911 is designed to enable financial institutions to automate their procedures and deal efficiently […]
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Capital on Tap Partners With Marqeta for Expansion to Spain

“Using Marqeta, Capital on Tap allows Spanish SMEs to access funding in a more streamlined and frictionless way. Its online onboarding processes mean customers don’t need to visit their bank and wait weeks for a response; instead, decisions on funding can be made within a day. In addition, Marqeta-powered credit cards provide more suitable lines […]
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Providers

InComm Launches American Express® Virtual Reward Card

“InComm , a leading payments technology company, today announced the launch of the American Express® Virtual Reward Card, a flexible solution for any rewards program. The American Express Virtual Reward Card is a tool designed to assist businesses in engaging customers or rewarding employees. With this digitally delivered prepaid reward card, recipients can access their […]