Amazon Takes Cues from Alipay; Retailers Embrace the Smartphone: News Roundup

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Amazon Takes Cues from Alipay; Retailers Embrace the Smartphone: News Roundup
PaymentFacilitator’s News Roundup is a curated mix of the past week’s news and articles from around the web, including company announcements, global payments news, and other coverage and analysis of topics relevant to payment facilitators.

“There Still Seems to Be a Lot to Do”: Investors Talk Valuation and the Future of the PF Market

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“There Still Seems to Be a Lot to Do”: Investors Talk Valuation and the Future of the PF Market
A panel of investors at this fall’s PF WORLD 2018 discussed what has attracted them to this intersection between software and payments and what they think payment facilitators – or SaaS companies thinking about integrating payments – should know.

Japan Moves Towards Cashless; Fintech Potential Skyrockets: News Roundup

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Japan Moves Towards Cashless; Fintech Potential Skyrockets: News Roundup
PaymentFacilitator’s News Roundup is a curated mix of the past week’s news and articles from around the web, including company announcements, global payments news, and other coverage and analysis of topics relevant to payment facilitators.

Uber Drives Competition in Valuation; eBay Moves to Simplify Payments: News Roundup

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Uber Drives Competition in Valuation; eBay Moves to Simplify Payments: News Roundup
PaymentFacilitator’s News Roundup is a curated mix of the past week’s news and articles from around the web, including company announcements, global payments news, and other coverage and analysis of topics relevant to payment facilitators.

Payment Facilitators and PCI: “Everybody Has to Start Somewhere”

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Payment Facilitators and PCI: “Everybody Has to Start Somewhere”
An organization’s PCI scope – the components of its business that need to be included in an assessment – can have a dramatic impact on the costs for that company to comply with the security standard’s requirements. According to Chris Bucolo, that’s the fundamental reason payment facilitators need to “engage early.”