Category: Technology

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 ....

January 28, 2019

What Are Alternative Payment Methods?

Despite card payments only over taking cash this year, could (and should) another big change be just around the corner with Alternative Payment Methods (APMs for short). In this blog ....

December 21, 2018

Payment Trends of 2018

Here we are, in the season of yearly industry roundups and predictions for the coming year. As we countdown to 2019, we want to look forward to the changes and ....

June 12, 2018

Cardstream Featured In Top 32 Tech Businesses In South West

In the Business Leader Magazine April-June 2018 South West Edition, thirty-two of the South West's most innovative tech businesses are showcased. As part of the Go:Tech awards launch, the magazine ....

June 5, 2017

Cardstream Functionality

In eCommerce and FinTech, the technologies that are most versatile are the ones that thrive. Your business must provide a solution that protects your merchants and gives them the tools ....

February 23, 2017

The Payment Facilitator

Behind the Payment Facilitator There is no one-way to process card payments. We always have a fundamental model of card processing: a terminal, a merchant account, and the party’s own ....

January 25, 2017

Just What are Blockchains Anyway?

Blockchains, a Work in Progress. I find it hard to imagine a topic more debated in FinTech than blockchains. I see speculation on blockchains is rife - however, blockchain's progress ....

December 20, 2016

Recurring Payments

What are Recurring Payments? Technology and buying behaviours both change. Cloud-based rentals via recurring payments are popular where we used to see physical products. Think Blockbusters versus Netflix, or Spotify ....

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