Motion Introduces Mobile Productivity Solution

Motion Computing mobility solutions launched its “Motion CL900 SlateMate,” a patent-pending and industry-first productivity tool that extends the functionality of the CL900 Tablet PC. Securely integrated into the tablet PC’s internal frame, the first CL900 SlateMate module includes a magnetic stripe reader (MSR) and barcode scanner (BCS) for mobile data acquisition and transaction processing. Built on the foundation that purpose-built integrated tools maximize the benefits of tablet PC deployments, SlateMate was designed to enable the future delivery of new integrated configurations that meet the needs of users across vertical markets. The CL900 SlateMate with MSR and BCS transforms the CL900 into an enhanced data acquisition and transaction processing device.

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Constant Contact Offers Email Marketing Solution

Retail Pro International and Seamless Receipts have partnered with Constant Contact to bridge the gap between securing email addresses from customers and transferring those email addresses into marketing databases. Integrations allow retailers to eliminate the process of manually extracting data from their POS system and move segmented customer lists directly to their Constant Contact Email Marketing database. Full customer name, address and phone number, as well as almost all other customer fields such as store credit, charge balance, and UDF fields can be exported from Retail Pro POS into Constant Contact, and with Seamless Receipts, retailers can deliver electronic receipts to customers, engaging them with branded communications and personalized promotions beyond the purchase.

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Moneris Launches mPayment Terminal

Moneris Solutions credit and debit card processor launched its e-Select plus Mobile App, letting merchants accept credit card payments using their smartphones and capture sales. Merchants can obtain real-time authorization, send email receipts to customers, and generate reports on transaction history through their mobile devices. The bundled card reader accessory plugs into the audio port of the smartphone, allowing credit cards to be swiped for ease-of-use.

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Mint Partners to Kickoff Transaction Processing

Mint Technology has signed a binding MoU with Carta Worldwide transaction processing to introduce its Mint Global Processing (MGP), 55% ownership to Mint and 45% to Carta Worldwide. Mint Global Processing will process Mint’s own prepaid and payroll card’s and in addition will be a full service, third-party transaction processing company capable of processing a range of mobile banking and other financial products throughout the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) for other financial institutions.

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GlobalCollect Educates Payment Industry on Gaming Platforms

Business Development Manager EMEA, Online Video Gaming at GlobalCollect, presented insights and findings on online gaming trends at Vendorcom’s recent eCommerce Special Interest Group (SIG) event. With this was a detailed overview of the various online video gaming genres before delving into best practice payment strategies to turn players into payers, having covered various aspects of how to monetize online video games in different markets across the world and share of wallet across all platforms while addressing Overview online video gaming markets Europe and the US; How emerging markets differ from established Western markets; Spending on social and MMO games and player/payer demographics; Business models: Virtual item sales versus subscriptions; and Payment preferences broken down by country and payment methods.

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Citigroup Posts 2011 Net Income Up $1.5B Y/Y

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Citigroup posted a net income of $3.8 billion for its 3Q/11, 74% higher than the year ago period and 13% over 2Q/11, while revenues reached $20.8 billion, up only marginally from the year ago and 2Q/11 figures.Citicorp revenues, excluding CVA, were down 2% from the prior year period largely due to…

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Capital One Launches Spark Small-Business Minded Cards

Capital One Financial Corporation is offering small business more rewards with the introduction of its “Spark Business” Small Business Credit Card portfolio. The “Spark Miles” and “Spark Cash” cards offer double miles or 2% back on every purchase and are intended to fill the void in the small business credit card category with value, tools and benefits to help manage a business and save time. It also has no limits to the amount of cash back that can be earned while the “Spark Miles” card offers double miles on every purchase with miles that will not expire. Also, “Spark Cash” offers a One-time $100 bonus and a one-time $50 bonus for signing up for one or more employee cards while the “Spark Miles” has a One-time 10,000 mile bonus and a one-time 5,000 mile bonus for signing up one or more employee cards.

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First Data Addresses New Security Implementations

First Data Corporation electronic commerce and payment processing expanded its product solutions, adding Consumer & Commercial Payments, Information & Analytics Solutions and Advanced Solutions & Innovation offerings for merchants and financial institutions. This includes “DefenseEdge” decisioning solution gives financial institutions (FIs) a more accurate measure of potential risk and the ability to identify fraud as it happens, reducing the number of false positives while offering a higher level of transaction security. Meanwhile, its “SpendTrend Insights” Fraud Analysis offers a robust, ad hoc reporting tool that captures and analyzes transaction data to improve fraud trend identification within an FI’s portfolio. Additionally, “Merchant Alerts” is available to merchants through an application within the BusinessTrack secure portal and “Token Pay/Self-Checkout” solution lets merchants offer payment services within a mobile application.

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Certified Payment Processing Appoints Senior VP

Tom Shaw has been appointed Senior VP, Operations and Administration with Certified Payment Processing (CPP). Here he will oversee such strategic areas as training, human resources and the telemarketing center, to which he brings more than 25 years’ experience. Prior to this, Shaw served as VP, Human Resources for Noble Royalties, Vice President, Human Resources and Administration at Crescent Real Estate Equities, and Senior VP, Human Resources at The Associates. He holds a BBA in Management and concentration in Human Resources from the University of Texas in Austin.

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Secopay & Veritec Ink Visa Debit Card Agent Agreement

Veritec two-dimensional matrix technology and mobile banking debit card solutions forged an agent agreement with Secopay. With this, Secopay market Veritec’s “blinx On-Off Debit Card” to the banked and un-banked population. Veritec’s mobile banking software platform processes debit, pre-paid and gift card solutions to debit card issuers and sponsoring organizations and can be deployed on both a closed or open loop processing platform. The card will allow cardholders to send funds to family members instantly anywhere in the world, receive notification on card usages, and turn a card on or off via phone or Internet.

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CreditNowUSA.com Now Offers Different Types of Credit Cards

CreditNowUSA believes its own varied selection of credit and prepaid cards can improve the chances for anyone to get a credit cards. Understanding the importance of being able to make good buying decisions, as well as tracking what you spend is key to why we offer our varied selectoin of credit and prepaid cards. This is very important for people with bad credit, poor spending habits, or not much experience with financial responsibilities. Credit cards and prepaid cards are both valid, yet different, ways to buy goods & services. Credit cards and prepaid cards can both be used to make online purchases, they can be used in other countries, and costumers can track their spending with them online.

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