Xpress Money Partners KwartaGram, Adding 300+ Locations

Xpress Money instant money transfer service has partnered with KwartaGram super agent. Bringing to Xpress Money 180+ flagship locations plus more than 800 sub agent locations operating under them, KwartaGram will ultimately offer Xpress Money’s services from most of its locations in the coming months. Xpress Money is a UK based instant money transfer brand with a thriving presence in more than 95 countries in 5 continents across 85,000 agent locations worldwide. KwartaGram is a trusted money transfer provider that has operated since 2004 and has been one of the fastest growing operator in 2011.

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OrderDynamics Offers PCI Level 1 Compliant Solutions

OrderDynamics can now deliver Level 1 PCI compliant solutions thanks to its core platform integration with Hosted PCI. Combining Payment Vault Tokenization technology with the OrderDynamics On-Demand eCommerce Platform, this offers retailers worry-free PCI compliance without compromising front-end flexibility, or backend integration options. OrderDynamics’ merchants will also benefit from 100% credit card breach indemnity as no sensitive card holder data ever enters the merchants environment.

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Webroot Appoints Chief Information Security Officer

Jacques Erasmus has been appointed chief information security officer with the Webroot Internet security service company. Bringing with him more than a decade of technical expertise, including nine years leading malware detection efforts at Webroot and Prevx, which was acquired by Webroot in 2010, Erasmus has led incident response and PCI-DSS activities for many large companies worldwide and discovered a number of high-profile threats and breaches. His studies in behavior-based threat protection and cloud-based technology systems provide a key source of input across product development and threat research.

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Gemalto Posts 3Q/11 Revenue Up 7% Y/Y

Gemalto digital security indicates its 3Q/11 Mobile Communication, Machine-to-Machine, Secure Transactions, and Security business segments represent nearly 100% of its revenue. The Machine-to-Machine segment includes mainly the activity of Cinterion, which was acquired in July 2010 and consolidated as of August 1st 2010. Gemalto revenue for the main segments was up by 7% year-on-year at…

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Ðiauliø bankas Expands ATM network

Ðiauliø bankas has joined the joint ATM network of Ûkio bankas, “Citadele” bankas, Nordea and Danske banks. With this, forty ATMs of Ðiauliø bankas will be connected to the joint network of automated teller machines. It is the fourth ATM network in Lithuania by size which soon will cover 270 ATMs in forty seven towns of the country. The network is managed and administrated by the provider of electronic commerce and payment solutions “First Data Lietuva”. The cooperation of banks in this project enables not only improving the accessibility and quality of cash withdrawal by optimal location of ATMs but also assists in rational management of network development costs.

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Vivonet Makes Deloitte Technology Fast 50 List

Vivonet is being recognized as one of the top 50 Canadian companies on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 for making world-class achievements and evolving the Canadian technology sector. Vivonet is ranked 43 in Canada for the 2011 Fast 50 and 243 in North America on the Technology Fast 500 list, the rating is based on five successive years of growth. Vivonet is well known for “reinventing the cash register” with its innovative, web-based point of sale (POS) software Halo(TM) revolutionizing retail transaction data management in the North American restaurant industry. Over the last five years, Vivonet has experienced 365 per cent growth with over $110 million in customer transactions per month.

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Chase Partners United, Expands Rewards Program Flexibility

Chase Card Services added MileagePlus Holdings of United Continental Holdings as its newest “Ultimate Rewards” point transfer partner. Chase “Sapphire Preferred,” “Ink Plus” and “Ink Bold” cardmembers will now be able to instantly transfer Ultimate Rewards points to MileagePlus accounts at full value – meaning one Ultimate Rewards point is equal to one MileagePlus award mile. There are no restrictions or limits to the number of points cardmembers can transfer to MileagePlus – an unparalleled offer no other credit card rewards program currently provides. The Chase “Ultimate Rewards” program, offers virtually limitless opportunities to earn and redeem rewards without earnings caps, airfare blackout dates or points expiration.

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MasterCard to Present $4mm Donation to Stand Up To Cancer

During Game 4 of the 2011 MLB World Series, MasterCard Worldwide will make an on-field donation presentation to Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) to signify the culmination of the Eat, Drink and Be Generous campaign. Launched during the MLB All-Star Game in July, MasterCard made a donation to SU2C every time cardholders used their MasterCard when dining out. Qualifying purchases included everything from a single cup of coffee or quick meal, to take out and fine dining. To acknowledge the millions of consumers who helped contribute to this over $4 million donation, MasterCard will also debut its “thank you” spot tonight during the broadcast of the 2011 Major League Baseball (MLB) World Series. Once the $4 million milestone was reached in September, the fundraising efforts didn’t stop there. MasterCard partnered with Rewards Network, who powers the leading dining rewards programs in North America, including iDine, to keep the momentum going.

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Global Payout Appoints Board Member

Gil Hooper has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Global Payout. Bringing with him international payments sales and marketing experience in international banking, debit card issuing and processing, eWallet systems, cross border remittance and mobile payment applications. Currently the CEO of Boundless Payment Solutions and the Managing Partner of 3G Consulting, Hooper is a co-founder and principal partner in a lending organization headquartered in Mexico City called Mi Adelanto and, through the 3G organization, an issuer of debit cards throughout Mexico.

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CU Business Partners BankServ

CU Business Group business services for credit unions is set to partner BankServ to provide mobile remote deposit, mobile banking, remote deposit capture and a variety of payment solutions to credit unions for their business members. With this, BankServ’s mobile RDC platform and mobile banking app available at a discount to CUBG’s more than 375 member credit unions in 43 states. BankServ’s partnerships with leading mobile banking providers allow it to offer an mBanking system that lets the bank or credit union add or subtract features as needed.

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