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David Heun

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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...

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...

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...

Amex, eBay Cut Thousands of Jobs; Discover Faces Earnings Woes
January 22, 2015 2014 ended roughly for some of the biggest payment companies, and 2015 will bring even more challenges from rapidly changing...

Bankers Look Beyond Apple Pay for an Answer to Mobile Commerce
December 31, 2014 Banks are still throwing support behind Apple Pay 10 more banks signed up for the service in mid-December. Yet many say...

Square Takes a New Shape in 2015
December 31, 2014 Square is committed to its diversification strategy, furthering its transformation from a simple mobile point of sale provider...

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