Payments News

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Point-of-sale Technology Gets More Muscle

“To reach a wider audience, the digital payments provider linked2pay is focusing on the offline world by integrating with the terminal maker Pax Technology. The partnership illustrates the need for the physical point of sale to be as full-featured as an e-commerce site, with support for mobile wallets, rewards, loyalty programs and customer messaging. Especially […]
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Pandemic Helps Ordr’s Simple POS Platform for Bars and Restaurants Raise $12M

““Order and pay” platform for bars and restaurants Ordr has raised a €10m ($12M) Series A round from Idekapital and OpenOcean. Launched in Norway in 2020 it now counts IKEA, Nordic Choice, REKOM and Color Line as customers. The company is now launching in Sweden, Finland, Denmark and the United Kingdom. Ordr’s competitors include FlipDish, […]
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CardFlight Extends Its Reach Via Global Payments, While Small Business Sales Rebound

“CardFlight Inc. has struck a deal with processor Global Payments Inc. that will see CardFlight’s SwipeSimple point-of-sale technology added to Global’s indirect sales channels. Atlanta-based Global says adding SwipeSimple to its wholesale product lineup will give its independent sales partners an omnichannel payment option. SwipeSimple supports contactless payments, EMV dipped, and magnetic-stripe transactions.”

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QuickBooks Introduces New Hardware to Enhance Mobile Payments Offering for Small Businesses

“As the consumer shift to contactless payments becomes permanent, Intuit (Nasdaq: INTU) QuickBooks is introducing QuickBooks Card Reader, a new innovative payments device designed for today’s small business owners. Integrated with QuickBooks Payments, which processes more than $65 billion in volume annually, the card reader is the latest fintech offering to help small businesses get […]
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Slice Partners With Adyen to Enhance POS Payment Solutions

“Adyen (AMS:ADYEN), the global payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies, and Slice, the innovative tech platform powering America’s independent pizzerias, have partnered to enhance Slice’s payment processing experience. By leveraging Adyen for Platforms, Slice will scale an industry leading end-customer payment experience across its thousands of pizzeria clients. Adyen for […]
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Verizon Business and Mastercard Partner to Bring 5G to the Global Payments Industry

“Verizon Business and Mastercard today announced a strategic partnership expected to drive transformational solutions for the global payments and commerce ecosystem. From contactless shopping and autonomous checkout technology to Cloud Point of Sale (POS) solutions, Mastercard and Verizon Business will collaborate to deliver scalable innovations that drive the industry forward and create new experiences for […]
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SpotOn Introduces Sidekick To Power Food Trucks

“SpotOn, a leader in fully integrated restaurant management platforms, today introduces SpotOn Sidekick , a handheld solution designed specifically for food trucks, pop ups, cafes and other mobile food kitchens. Joining SpotOn Serve in the company’s suite of handheld restaurant technology, SpotOn Sidekick allows small-scale food businesses to take orders, process payments and print receipts […]
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Merchants Can Offer More Touch-free Ways to Pay As Fiserv Brings PayPal and Venmo QR Code Payments to the Point of Sale

“Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), a leading global provider of payments and financial services technology solutions, is enabling businesses of all sizes across a range of industries to support in-demand digital payment options and expand their touch-free payment capabilities via a new relationship with PayPal. Small and mid-sized businesses using Clover ® and large enterprises leveraging the […]
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Toast Launches Enhanced Contactless Suite to Help Increase Restaurant Revenue and Support Restaurateurs in Reimagining Hospitality

“Toast , the fastest-growing restaurant management platform, today launched an enhanced suite of contactless and guest-facing solutions to help restaurateurs reimagine operations and reduce overhead as they rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, Toast debuted updates to its Toast Order & Pay™ solution, including pre-authorization tabs and group ordering. Designed to meet the ever-increasing demand […]
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Retail Realm Partners With Citcon to Bring a Variety of QR-Based Payment Solutions to Retailers

“Citcon , the leading mobile wallet payments company, and Retail Realm, a multinational Microsoft ISV specializing in payments, announced today that they have successfully integrated Citcon’s mobile wallet solutions. This update allows Microsoft Dynamics POS users to accept mobile wallets such as PayPal, Venmo, AliPay, etc. in stores and online. Citcon is a leading mobile […]