News for Sterling Payment Technologies

Mobile payments on the move

Even though mobile payments aren't predicted to take off for the next four to six years, according to Into Mobile, some businesses have already seen the innovative method gaining traction. ... more

Mobile payments and greater payment security around the corner

Major credit card brands MasterCard, Visa and Discover have aligned their goals for EMV-chip technology adoption, which could spur merchant adoption and provide consumers with secure mobile credit card payment processing sooner. ... more

More consumers using smartphones at point of sale

Nearly half of adults in the U.S. now own smartphones, according to a Pew Research study. ... more

Consumers prefer multiple payment methods

Consumers are coming around on mobile payments, according to a new study by American Express. ... more

Universities testing mobile payments

Two Pennsylvania universities are ahead of the curve for near field communication (NFC) adoption. Shippenburg University and Villanova have initiated pilot programs to test NFC technology in dining halls and dorms. ... more

Young consumers willing to try new payments, American Express study finds

A new study by American Express found that 52 percent of young consumers aged between 18 and 24 are willing to try new payment technology, such as near field communications (NFC). ... more

Transit riders want to pay with contactless cards, study reveals

MasterCard recently released a survey by Harris Interactive showing that consumers are ready for innovative payment methods at mass transit systems ... more

Parents can buy students lunch with online payments

Bay City Public Schools in Michigan are the latest to join a rank of public schools that are offering students and parents the convenience of online credit card payment processing for buying lunches, according to M Live. ... more

Consumers slow to adopt NFC payments, Google Wallet

Google recently announced that it may be rethinking the strategy for its digital wallet after disappointing adoption rates. ... more

Hotel bookings increased every quarter with ecommerce

Consumers continued turning to hotel websites and online travel agencies in every quarter last year, according to the TravelClick North American Distribution Review (NADR). ... more

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