AmEx Videos Help Small Businesses Utilize Social Media

American Express improved upon its “Social Media Show + Tell” series for small businesses with tutorial videos explaining how small businesses can put the power of popular social media platform foursquare to work for them. Accessed through American Express’ Business Knowledge Share LinkedIn user group for small-business professionals, videos feature Eric Friedman, Director of Business Development at foursquare, explaining why small businesses should consider using the platform, and giving a step-by-step primer on how to take advantage of its tools. This is with the intention of demystifying social media platforms for small businesses while “Social Media Show + Tell” on Business Knowledge Share is open to all small-business professionals regardless of their affiliation with American Express.

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WorldPay Offers BOKU mPayment Method to Merchants

WorldPay Payment Service Provider (PSP) has selected BOKU as its global mobile payments partner, integrating BOKU’s payments platform into its payment network. This lets WorldPay customers make a purchase and pay directly via their mobile operator bill and demonstrates mobile payments are becoming a mainstream payment vehicle that allows merchants to acquire new customers. Moreover, WorldPay merchants will now be able to instantly offer a secure, convenient and fast mobile payment experience, as well as enabling payments for mobile users without a credit or debit account. BOKU’s mobile payment network is available in 67 countries through more than 260 mobile network operators, offering merchants a potential customer base of up to 4 billion consumers.

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Heartland Financial Deploys Fiserv Loan Servicing

Heartland Financial USA has implemented the Fiserv “LoanServ” online, real-time loan servicing solution. The “LoanServ” allows Heartland to optimize and automate most of its loan servicing operations and processes while pursuing its lending growth strategy. This development will help Heartland facilitate its increased loan service volume and complexity. The highly automated “LoanServ” platform offers default management and loss mitigation that are designed to streamline the management of assets and maximize loan performance.

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Vantiv Wins Processing Contract with Six Credit Unions

Six credit unions recently signed new contracts for single-sourced, comprehensive processing services with Vantiv integrated payment processors. Vantiv will provide ATM and debit card transaction processing, ATM driving, card production and network gateway access, in addition to strategic consultation and guidance to credit unions helping them to acquire and retain members, build loyalty and increase revenue while creating payment efficiencies.

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Memento and Orbograph Intro Check Fraud Prevention

Memento Inc., a leader in Enterprise Fraud Management solutions, announced an agreement with Orbograph Ltd. to deliver enhanced check fraud detection solutions to the financial services industry. Orbograph Sereno™ software will provide a broad set of image analysis capabilities to the Memento Check Fraud Solution. Despite a reduction of 4-7% in the number of checks…

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eMerchantPay Opens United States Office

eMerchantPay, the trusted global leader in international online payment processing gateway services for eCommerce, recurring bill payment, virtual terminals and more, announced today the opening of a United States office in Boca Raton, Florida through its USA subsidiary eMerchantPay Corporation. The company also announced the appointment of payment industry veterans Garima Shah as Head of…

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Harp’s Food selects NCR POS checkout technology

NCR Corp. announced that the company’s point-of-sale terminals will now be the preferred checkout technology at Springdale, Ark.-based Harp’s Food Stores, an employee-owned company, which operates 66-plus grocery stores in Arkansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. NCR’s RealPOS 60 checkout terminals will be used in all new Harp’s stores and will replace checkout equipment at 10 existing…

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CONIX Refines Fraud Detection Database for Payments Industry

CONIX Systems has enabled financial institutions and payment processors to aggregate payment anomalies in a shared SaaS database. CONIX, a leading international provider of payment processing solutions to the financial services industry, has developed an integrated duplicate detection and fraud detection system that can be implemented as an in-house solution. Since launching its automated enterprise duplicate detection solution Dupe Detective(R) in 2005, CONIX has concentrated on helping financial institutions and payment processors adapt to the shift toward electronic payment types. The CONIX Fraud Detective processes payments from all payment sources and channels, including image exchange, ACH, RDC, and Mobile Capture.

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First Community Bank Deploys Jack Henry Processing

Jack Henry & Associates technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for the financial services industry announced First Community Bank has selected its “SilverLake” core processing system to provide enterprise-wide automation. In addition to SilverLake, First Community Bank will initially implement an array of Jack Henry Banking’s complementary solutions including Vertex Teller Automation System; NetTeller Online Banking; InTouch Voice Response; the jhaPassPort ATM and debit card transaction processing platform; the jhaKnow data warehousing, analysis, and reporting solution; the Smart GL general ledger reconciliation and compliance solution; Relationship Profitability Management (RPM); components of the Synergy Enterprise Content Management (ECM) solution; Yellow Hammer Fraud Detective; Yellow Hammer BSA; and jXchange for open connectivity with third-party products.

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paythru achieves Level 1 PCI DSS 2.0 compliance

Customers can complete transactions in a single text message or email through a tokenised password authentication system mCommerce payments platform provider paythru has achieved Level 1 PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards) 2.0 compliance, the payment card industry standards for secure payments. PCI DSS 2.0 provides requirements and guidelines on how to store,…

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CHARGE Anywhere Intros Spanish Language mPayment App

CHARGE Anywhere secure mobile payment applications and payment gateway technology is set to publicly introduce their latest release of the Mobile Payment Application for Android with Spanish language functionality at the CARTES in North America Expo & Conference in Las Vegas. The CHARGE Anywhere Mobile Payment Application for Android allows business owners to securely process payments such as credit cards, ACH and cash from their Android smartphone or tablet; now they have the flexibility to do so in Spanish. CHARGE Anywhere’s payment applications for smartphones and tablets- powered by the “ComsGate” PCI DSS Level 1 validated payment gateway- will be on display in English and Spanish.

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