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    Amazon to drop ‘just walk out’ at some grocery stores

    The e-commerce giant will replace the grab-and-go tech with its smart shopping carts in its Amazon Fresh grocery stores, a tech media outlet reported.

    By April 2, 2024
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    Nuvei goes private in stock sale to Advent

    The sale of the Canadian payments processor’s stock to the private equity firm will hand some investors a $560 million windfall.

    By April 2, 2024
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    E-commerce drives digital payment advances

    As e-commerce activity continues to climb, providers of digital payment tools are likely to keep evolving their online offerings.

    By Payments Dive staff
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    Deep Dive

    Fiserv has ambitious goals for Clover. Can it meet them?

    To achieve growth targets, Clover will need to fend off competition from rivals, especially Square, and make headway in new verticals and geographic regions, analysts and consultants said.

    By Caitlin Mullen • April 1, 2024
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    CFPB warns remittance firms about false ads

    The agency told international money transfer companies that “deceptive marketing” may run afoul of federal law.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • March 29, 2024
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    Private plaintiffs follow DOJ’s Apple antitrust case

    The follow-on class actions are substantively similar to the federal government’s case, making them dependent on the agency’s lead in breaking the company’s smartphone stranglehold.

    By Robert Freedman • March 27, 2024
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    X lands money licenses in Illinois, New Mexico

    The social media platform is now nearly halfway to securing the state licenses needed to fulfill owner Elon Musk’s vision of a nationwide payments app.

    By March 27, 2024
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    DOJ calls Apple card fees ‘significant expense’ for banks

    The tech giant’s fees for credit card transactions “cut into funding for features and benefits that banks might otherwise offer smartphone users,” the Department of Justice said in suing the company earlier this month.

    By March 26, 2024
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    JPMorgan seeks embedded payments niches

    The biggest U.S. bank aims to offer embedded payments software solutions in more industries for its corporate clients.

    By March 25, 2024
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    How Visa handled ‘BidenCash’ card fraud incident

    The card network giant identified 556,000 card accounts that were put at risk as a result of the cybercrime ring BidenCash’s release of data online in December.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris and Lynne Marek • March 25, 2024
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    Crypto fraud losses rose to $3.9B in 2023, a 53% yoy increase: FBI

    SEC enforcement actions against cryptocurrency players were up last year, but the commission is under attack for not issuing new rules for the industry.

    By Vincent Ryan • March 25, 2024
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    Wisconsin passes EWA law as states’ paths diverge

    Wisconsin became the third state to pass a law requiring that earned wage access providers be licensed, and leaving the payments unregulated under lending laws.

    By March 22, 2024
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    Digital wallets to overtake debit cards in stores: report

    Having already dominated e-commerce transactions, digital wallets are projected to overtake at least one traditional form of payment in stores, according a Thursday report by Worldpay.

    By March 22, 2024
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    DOJ sues Apple over antitrust violations

    The tech giant called the suit a threat to its identity and principles, vowing to "vigorously defend against it.”

    By March 21, 2024
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    PayPal’s new CEO takes the Venmo challenge

    PayPal has been striving for more than a decade to better connect Venmo to merchants and make it pay off. Now, a new CEO has inherited the challenge.

    By March 21, 2024
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    ABA, U.S. Postal Services jointly combat check fraud

    American Bankers Association and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service are working together to educate postal and banking employees as well as consumers on the rising form of fraud.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • March 21, 2024
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    Meta’s payment plays may pay off this year: report

    A partnership between tech giants Meta and Amazon “could represent the tipping point of transforming social media into a transaction platform,” Mizuho Securities analysts said in a report this week.

    By March 20, 2024
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    Clearing House’s ACH growth rate outstrips Fed

    Automated payments volume processed by The Clearing House grew at a faster rate than at the Federal Reserve last year.

    By March 19, 2024
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    Mastercard extends tie to Alipay

    The card giant said the expanded partnership will let the Chinese digital wallet company’s 1 billion users send payments to 180 markets.

    By March 19, 2024
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    Nuvei forms committee to evaluate ‘strategic alternatives’

    The Canadian payments company confirmed it’s in talks about a potential transaction with a third party, noting the committee will explore possibilities.

    By March 18, 2024
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    Marqeta CFO touts EWA expansion

    The card-issuing fintech has seen adoption of its debit card-linked EWA product increase as hourly workers at Walmart and Uber have been added, CFO Mike Milotich said.

    By March 18, 2024
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    Q&A

    FreedomPay doubles down on gateway focus

    The company, which provides point-of-sale payments and other technology services to merchants, isn’t interested in handling acquiring, said President Chris Kronenthal. 

    By Caitlin Mullen • March 18, 2024
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    Afterpay extends reach beyond apparel

    The Block-owned buy now, pay later provider said its expansion is a response to younger consumers looking for new tools to manage inflation.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • March 18, 2024
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    3 pieces of modern infrastructure needed to manage tech-disrupted finance flows

    Soon, all payments will begin and end with software. Which innovations should companies prioritize now?

    March 18, 2024
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    CFPB warns of ‘dangers’ on standards for open banking

    “We know dangers exist when more powerful players weaponize industry standards,” Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Rohit Chopra said in advance of finalizing an open banking rule later this year.

    By March 15, 2024
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    Fiserv searches for ‘tuck-in type’ deals

    Despite a focus on smaller acquisition options, the processor doesn’t feel confined to a particular price range, CFO Bob Hau suggested Thursday.

    By Caitlin Mullen • March 15, 2024