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Payments

Sep 26, 2022

New Mastercard guidance for NFT transaction processing

NFTs can have use cases that change over time. New Mastercard guidance now lets you use an MCC that describes the digitized product or service you’re selling.

Stacey Ruggles

Product Marketing Specialist, Checkout.com

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Payments

Sep 26, 2022

Customize your Hosted Payments Page and Payment Links

Checkout.com is excited to let you know that our Hosted Payments Pages and Payment Links are now customizable.  

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Payments

Sep 26, 2022

Mastercard updates for gaming and gambling merchants in Switzerland and Germany

New Mastercard on how to comply with legal restrictions on gambling merchants in Switzerland and Germany has recently come into force – read more here.

Keep up-to-date with all things payments

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Payments

Sep 26, 2022

Optimize your Checkout.com payment flow for 3D Secure

Essential tips to optimize your Checkout.com integration that help you maximize your 3D Secure success rate and authorize more transactions.

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Payments

Sep 26, 2022

Updates to Visa’s Marketplace Program

Visa is updating their Marketplace Program. If you’re classified as a marketplace, you may be affected by these changes – read our article to find out more.

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Payments

Sep 26, 2022

New Mastercard standards for subscriptions, recurring payments, and negative option billing models

Merchants who offer subscriptions must now show their terms and capture the cardholder’s acceptance of those terms at the point of payment.

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Payments

Sep 26, 2022

Visa security update and new requirements for Australia and New Zealand

Checkout.com explains how Visa recommendations can help protect your business from card testing, brute force, and BIN attacks.

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Technology

Sep 23, 2022

GameFi may usher in a new wave of crypto adoption

GameFi is one of the hottest things in the crypto space right now. Read more about how GameFi works and how it benefits gamers and game publishers.

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Technology

Sep 23, 2022

My Career in Crypto with Ian Taylor at KPMG

Ian Taylor, KPMG’s new Head of Crypto and Digital Assets, discusses the delicate balances shaping the sector and why a career that has taken him from the trading floor to regulation’s top table leaves him well-placed to influence the future. 

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Ecommerce

Payments

Sep 22, 2022

Announcing Checkout.com's new retail report

New research shows how merchants must adapt to the changing nature of digital consumption.

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Payments

Sep 21, 2022

Why it’s graduation time for higher-ed payments

During the pandemic, higher education institutions moved services online. Here’s why these businesses must master better ways to pay by graduating to digital payments. 

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How Zomato’s marketplace is redefining dining experiences

Zomato is capturing growth by providing its restaurants with the tools they need to grow their business.

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Unlocking the next wave of growth for marketplaces and payment facilitators

Checkout.com delivers a fully customizable Integrated Platforms solution to help marketplaces and payment facilitators thrive in a platform-first world.

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Technology

Sep 06, 2022

How stablecoins can revolutionize ecommerce

As consumer use of crypto increases, is it time for ecommerce businesses to adopt stablecoins for payments and settlement?

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Payments

Sep 02, 2022

What to look for in a payments partner

Uncover the perfect payment provider for your business with these 12 questions. 

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Payments

Sep 02, 2022

What is a card issuer?

Issuing banks are the arbiter of payment processing. They ultimately decide whether or not to approve a transaction. Here, we explore why and how.

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Payments

Sep 02, 2022

What is a payment processor?

If you accept cards online, you are part of the payment processing lifecycle. Here we explain how a payment processor fits into this lifecycle. 

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Technology

Aug 25, 2022

How businesses can benefit from stablecoin adoption

With more speed and lower cost, stablecoins could offer all sorts of online merchants greater transactional efficiency.

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Ecommerce

Aug 23, 2022

The trends shaping Black Friday, Cyber Monday and the holiday sales

Úna Dillon, VP of Global Expansion and Advocacy at the Merchant Risk Council and Rohan Shah, Co-founder and CRO at Extend, join Checkout.com ecommerce experts Tyler Heun and Maxime Colas to discuss the big trends shaping peak season 2022.

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Ecommerce

Payments

Aug 23, 2022

Five ways retailers can prepare payments for the peak season rush

Checkout.com's ecommerce payments experts Tyler Heun and Maxime Colas share insights into how retailers can prepare their payments to meet demand this peak season. 

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Payments

Aug 23, 2022

What is a merchant acquirer?

Understanding the acquiring bank and the role it plays in the payment ecosystem will help you know where you can optimize your payments.

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Payments

Aug 23, 2022

What is a payment gateway and how does it work?

As the first step in the payments journey, the payment gateway plays an important role. Here, we explain what a payment gateway is, how it works and how to choose a payment gateway.

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Introducing the next generation of authentication

Delivering the performance, customization and features merchants need to thrive in the new era of Strong Customer Authentication. Learn about the enhancements to our Authentication solution.

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Payments

Aug 15, 2022

WhiteBIT uses Checkout.com to further its position as one of Europe's largest exchanges

By allowing users to cash in and out of crypto using cards and alternative payment methods, Checkout.com is giving WhiteBIT's users more ways to engage with the Web3 ecosystem. 

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Payments

Aug 10, 2022

My career in crypto with Ari Redbord at TRM Labs

Payments experts from HelloFresh, The Merchant Risk Council and Checkout.com, discuss what's top of mind for the year ahead.

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Technology

Payments

Aug 08, 2022

The sunsetting of 3DS1 and how businesses can prepare

The old version of the 3DS technology is being deprecated industrywide. Merchants must make sure that they are ready. 

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Payments

Jul 29, 2022

Regulate stablecoins to unlock their economic potential

Clear ground rules will give consumers and businesses the confidence to transact in new ways. 

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