November 20, 2014 – One occasion of note is on the payments horizon: the holiday shopping season. To meet it head-on, ETA is offering projections on holiday spending trends and has released important educational resources for merchants to navigatemore . . .
November 18, 2014 – ETA, in partnership with ETA member Circle, today hosted a Digital Currency Day in Washington, D.C. which featured in-depth discussions surrounding the new frontier of payments.
Digital currency innovators were joined by state and federalmore . . .
November 13, 2014 – Electronic payments enable merchants to sell goods and services to customers who increasingly choose electronic forms of payment over other payment types. We swipe, click and e-transfer our money more than 100 billion times a year inmore . . .
November 12, 2014 - Today, ETA held its third annual Silicon Valley Day at the PayPal Campus in San Jose, CA. This at-capacity networking event, co-sponsored by PayPal and Discover, helped senior level payments executives representing financial institutions, technology<><>more . . .
REPUBLICANS TAKE SENATE MAJORITY
Last night’s voting has given Republicans a majority in the Senate and increased it in the House. As of early this morning, Republicans picked up at least 7 seats to hold at least 52 seats.<><>more . . .
October 30, 2014 - Let’s talk about competition.
Payments is in the news this week as two large retailers (members of the MCX mobile payments consortium) shut off NFC-enabled terminals that had permitted their customers to use Apple Pay,<><>more . . .
October 24, 2014 - The technical differences between the five most commonly used ecommerce processing methods can be a bit confusing, especially when considering the new PCI DSS 3.0 A-EP Self-Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ). The key is to understandmore . . .
October 20, 2014 - Apple Pay launches today, and I set up my new iPhone 6 on Friday afternoon, just in time to enjoy the launch. I’m excited for Apple Pay not only because Apple has joined ETA<><>more . . .