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Mastercard CEO ‘Very, Very Optimistic’ About the Coming Common Buy Button for E-Commerce

“Mastercard Inc. president and chief executive Ajay Banga says he’s “very, very optimistic” about the Secure Remote Commerce initiative to reduce clutter on online checkout pages. Banga’s comments came Tuesday morning as he reviewed Mastercard’s results for the third quarter, a period in which U.S. purchase volume rose 10.7% year-over-year to $385 billion and profits jumped […]
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Standards

As an E-Commerce Payment Spec Goes out for Comment, ‘Commercial Applications’ Could Emerge by Early Spring

“The specification, known as Secure Remote Commerce, has emerged from work by EMVCo, the standards body managed by six global card networks, and is aimed at both simplifying consumer checkouts online and at tightening transaction security with tokenization. After comments have been considered and perhaps implemented, EMVCo will publish the final spec, probably early in 2019, […]

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Companies

Discover Supports EMVCo’s Release of EMV® SRC Draft Specification, Welcomes Additional Step to Address Broader Industry Feedback

“Discover today announced its support of EMVCo’s v0.9 release of the EMV [®*] Secure Remote Commerce (SRC) draft specification and emphasized the importance of EMVCo’s additional step to provide an opportunity to all industry stakeholders to comment on the standards before the first complete version is issued in 2019.”
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Companies

Visa Brings a Simpler, Safer Experience to Digital Payments

“The draft EMV SRC Specification provides a foundation for digital transactions that gives consumers, merchants and issuers a single digital point-of-sale, resulting in a consistent, convenient and secure way to pay. EMVCo has spent the last year gathering feedback from across the payment ecosystem on the specification. Visa now encourages merchants, issuers, acquirer gateways and […]
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