News for Sterling Payment Technologies

Capital One purchases company for $9 billion, regulatory review pending


One of the largest credit card companies in the country recently made headlines after a major purchase of an online banking unit. ... more

Discover discloses lobbying totals


During the second quarter of the year, Discover Financial Services spent a total of $200,000 on lobbying members of the government on issues important to business operations. ... more

Amex spent $610,000 in second quarter lobbying efforts


A major credit card company in the United States spent more than half a million dollars lobbying members of the federal government. ... more

Online credit card payments key to engaging more consumers


According to many experts, in order for merchants to find success in the changing consumer market, they must make sure that they have the ability to use online credit card processing. ... more

Technology event focuses on payment processing, other business operations


At one recent technology event in San Francisco, leaders from merchant services and other sectors came together to discuss the latest in innovation and make predictions about the future. ... more

Retailers turning iPads into cash registers


Retailers in many parts of the country have been jumping on the bandwagon when it comes to using new technology in order to accept credit card payments. ... more

White paper discusses mobile payments


A recent white paper released by one industry group points to the growing market for mobile payments in the United States, with the market expected to be worth $214 billion by 2014. ... more

Taxis must accept credit card payment in many cities


When it comes to paying for a ride in a taxi, many consumers have been told that they are not allowed to use credit or debit cards. However, while many municipalities have mandated that cabs be willing to accept them, more and more drivers refuse to ... more

MasterCard announces new partnership with Starwood Hotels


One of the leading credit card companies in the world recently made headlines after it signed a deal with a major hotel company. ... more

Experts say U.S. falling behind when it comes to 'smart' credit cards


The United States is falling behind the rest of the world when it comes to implementing credit card with smart chips. ... more

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