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David Heun

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Bank Consortium clearXchange Debuts Real-Time Payments
June 15, 2015 The mega-banks' P2P venture, clearXchange LLC, has developed technology that could give it a key role in any implementation of...

Visa's McInerney: China Is a 'Very Long-Term Opportunity'
May 20, 2015 Visa Inc. isn't expecting a near-term financial boost from processing domestic card transactions in China, even though the...

How Prepaid Can Light the Way to Success for Mobile
April 13, 2015 Mobile wallet developers can find a suitable business partner in prepaid-card providers, who have already been down the path...

Banks Need a 'Team America' Approach to Security: Tim Pawlenty
March 30, 2015 At a recent conference, industry leaders including Pawlenty of the Financial Services Roundtable and Ellen Richey of Visa...

MyCheck Lands Santander Innoventures' First $5M Investment
March 30, 2015 Santander Innoventures Fund says it has earmarked $5 million to Israel-based mobile payment and loyalty provider MyCheck as...

Square's Changes to Cash App Cement Its New Strategy
March 23, 2015 The design of Square Cash's new "$Cashtag" system may seem like a cutesy move to appeal to more consumers, but the underlying...

Android Pay Developers' Platform Coming Soon: Google
March 2, 2015 A Google executive has confirmed the company has established Android Pay, a previously rumored platform upon which developers...

Softcard Concedes the Mobile Wallet Race
February 27, 2015 Mere days after disclosing that Google Inc. purchased Softcard's technology and intellectual property, the telcos' mobile...

Gemalto Plans to Reveal Hack Probe Findings in Two Days
February 23, 2015 Responding to reports last week that its encryption keys had been stolen by U.S. and British spies five years ago, Gemalto...

Gemalto Hack Report Raises Questions About Payments Security
February 20, 2015 Gemalto, which manufactures SIM cards and EMV chips, is investigating a report that U.S. and U.K. spy agencies hacked into the...