PayPal’s Major Mobile Milestone

PayPal’s Major Mobile Milestone

PayPal has reached a major milestone: It’s been 10 years since the company rolled out its first mobile payments service—a service that gave users the ability to send money via text. And over the past decade, PayPal’s mobile payments volume has grown remarkably, from...
Putting the Finishing Touches on PAR

Putting the Finishing Touches on PAR

EMVCo is getting formal about tokenization.   The chip card standards body, which manages the Europay/MasterCard/Visa (EMV) payment technology standard, this week officially updated its tokenization specification to include the new Payment Account Reference (PAR) data...
A Slow Year for Tax Returns Processing

A Slow Year for Tax Returns Processing

Uncle Sam doesn’t accept excuses for late tax returns,and neither do state governments. However, it seems both entities are going to be late with tax returns processing—and hence, the issuance of refunds—this year, data security specialist Brian Krebs reported in his...