Showing posts tagged with '2Checkout'

April 9, 2014

A Few Words on the Heartbleed Bug

Posted by Sean Edgar Category Icon2Checkout Category IconTechnology

Yeah, we know: the recent Heartbleed fiasco is kind of a big deal, and the news avalanche that’s followed hasn’t quelled fears of stolen passwords and hacked financial data. For those who haven’t been following, Heartbleed is a coding bug that allows outside parties access to the memory of servers running OpenSSL. This bug essentially “undoes” encryption,...

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April 1, 2014

2Checkout Expands Payments Options for Klingon Merchants

Posted by Sean Edgar Category Icon2Checkout

2Checkout is positively ecstatic to announce a new partnership with the United Federation of Planets that allows online retailers to accept Klingon currencies and provide automatic translation for any Klingon buyers on homeworld Qo’noS, as well as other planets including Krios Prime, Morska, Rura Penthe, and even the Qu’Vat colony.

This partnership concludes...

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March 31, 2014

2Checkout Announces ‘Inline Checkout’

Posted by Sean Edgar Category Icon2Checkout

At 2Checkout, we’re devoted to empowering merchants with a universal solution to accept online payments on a global scale, without sacrificing the unique user experience built into an online business. With our Inline Checkout, we redefine seamless with a platform that integrates directly into any e-commerce website, creating an uninterrupted checkout that maintains the...

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March 10, 2014

2Checkout Offers Instant Underwriting for New U.S. Merchants

Posted by Sean Edgar Category Icon2Checkout

We empathize with anyone who’s in a hurry. Especially online retailers who sell to a global audience. There’s just way too much to do: create a marketing campaign, role out your new product line, enhance your shipping options, switch from instant coffee to french press, and discover dozens of new AdWords you should have been buying yesterday. We know:...

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February 21, 2014

Introducing the 2Checkout Payment API BETA

Posted by Bob Zabloudil Category Icon2Checkout

It’s a universal truth —  business never stands still, and when it comes to online business, it can be a perpetual sprint. The rules of e-commerce change constantly, driven by breakneck technology development and evolving customer demands. With this mind, 2Checkout is proud to announce its newest platform, the Payment API BETA.  This versatile interface...

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January 29, 2014

FoxyCart Partners with 2Checkout

Posted by Sean Edgar Category Icon2Checkout

FoxyCart, a platform that helps developers create flexible, powerful, custom e-commerce in marginal time, has joined with 2Checkout to offer global merchants a new dynamic tool to convert more customers in more markets. FoxyCart can easily be integrated into any site with basic HTML knowledge, and offers modest transaction-based fees that cover all products, downloads, subscriptions, coupons,...

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January 27, 2014

Introducing the 2Checkout E-Commerce Glossary: The Language of Online Business—“Acquiring Bank”

Posted by 2checkout Category Icon2Checkout

In the 2Checkout Glossary, we review the fundamental terms and players who help define the landscape of online business today in simple and easy terms. Today, we’re taking a look at Acquiring Bank. Come back to the 2Checkout Blog, your guide to global e-commerce.

Acquiring Bankac - quir - ing bank

noun  A bank or financial institution that authorizes a debit or credit card transaction for a cardholder.

How an Acquiring Bank...

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January 21, 2014

An Open Letter to WePay Customers: Feel the Hosted Checkout Love

Posted by Sean Edgar Category Icon2Checkout

Our distinguished competition at WePay recently announced the decision to completely retire their hosted checkout option, effective March 12th. While we understand the value of different payment interfaces, we’re still incredibly fond of the hosted checkout. And why wouldn’t we be? For thousands of new e-commerce companies, hosted checkouts offer an intuitive and agile way to jump into business without the hassle of formatting pages of...

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January 14, 2014

Brink’s and 2Checkout Partner to Launch Brink’s Checkout

Posted by Sean Edgar Category Icon2Checkout

2Checkout has recently banded together with the security gurus at Brink’s to launch Brink’s Checkout, a new payment processing service that guarantees a safe way for online merchants to sell worldwide. The collaboration uses the technology that 2Checkout has spent the last 15 years honing while Brink’s will market and connect a new network of...

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January 6, 2014

2Checkout CEO Tom Dailey Discusses Company History & Differentiation on “The Price of Business”

Posted by Sean Edgar Category Icon2Checkout

Last month, 2Checkout CEO and digital payments expert Tom Dailey spoke with syndicated radio host Kevin Price about the world of e-commerce and the history of 2Checkout. Dailey also addressed a host of new developments in the space, including the wireless revolution in India, the innovation of a checkout experience designed for international utility, and Europe’s consumer behavior savvy. Listen in on the conversation above and come back to...

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