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January 3, 2020

Bridging the gap – Three change-drivers for an increasingly cashless society

Bridging the gap – Three change-drivers for an increasingly cashless society “Just 9% of all payments will be cash by 2028” The use of cash continues to plummet. While still the ....

December 1, 2019

Merry Selling Season – 5 payment strategies to boost sales over Christmas

Merry Selling Season – 5 payment strategies to boost sales over Christmas In 2018 consumers hit the high street and their smartphones with force, spending £446,000 every minute of every ....

December 1, 2019

Hosted Fields and Hosted Forms Modal – New Integration Methods

Hosted Fields and Hosted Forms Modal – A Make Over and the option to Make it Your Own You already trust in our securely hosted forms from Cardstream. Being PCI ....

October 15, 2019

What is happening with SCA?

What is happening with SCA? 51% of online sellers in the EU would have missed the 14 September 2019 SCA deadline Blogs were written; letters were sent; emails were read. There ....

September 26, 2019

Benefits of using an online payment gateway

The benefits of using an online payment gateway By now you know HOW to start accepting card payments online, and WHAT an online payment gateway is. Let’s now tackle WHY ....

August 28, 2019

How to Identify a great payment partner for your software business

As a software developer, you know just how important user experience is. In fact, you’ve probably spent many an early morning and late-night slaving over the design of your interface, ....

July 26, 2019

PSD2: Understanding Strong Customer Authentication

PSD2: Get Set for Strong Customer Authentication PSD2 has changed the landscape of banking forever – breaking the monopoly that banks have traditionally held over their customers’ account data. Good ....

June 28, 2019

How do online payment gateways work?

Online payment gateways 101 – All you need to know EDI, HTTPS, VBV – shesh, payment gateways sure do love their acronyms (and if you need a little help with ....

May 28, 2019

What improvements can be found with 3DS 2.0?

3DS 1.0 - consumers and merchants the world over may not have known its name, but they sure knew of the maddening problems it could cause at the checkout. False ....

April 28, 2019

Will Biometrics Replace Plastic Cards?

Biometric technology is everywhere – from smartphones to buildings, onto schools and even airports. So the natural next step for biometrics seems to be banking. Indeed, with Apple having launched ....