LaunchKey to Develop Next Gen Authentication

LaunchKey to Develop Next Gen Authentication

Silicon Valley Bank and MasterCard have asked LaunchKey, a mobile authentication platform, to develop and test ways to employ their next-generation authentication within the growing consumer financial services sector. As part of this partnership, LaunchKey has been selected to participate in the fourth class of Commerce.Innovated., a bi-annual virtual accelerator limited to a handful of…

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Perk.com Inks a Partnership with Thumbstar Games

Perk.com Inks a Partnership with Thumbstar Games

Perk.com has inked a partnership with Thumbstar Games, a digital developer, distributor and publisher of mobile games. Perk has partnered with Thumbstar Games in the launch of their app, Learn2Fly, which will include Perk’s Appsaholic Rewarded Moments SDK, a highly customizable software development kit that leverages Perk’s rewards platform to retain, engage and monetize users…

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HyperWallet & MoneyGram Expand Relationship

HyperWallet & MoneyGram Expand Relationship

Hyperwallet and MoneyGram are expanding their partnership via Hyperwallet’s new, comprehensive API integration. Users will be able to pick up their earnings at thousands of worldwide MoneyGram locations within just minutes of submitting their request. Hyperwallet’s relationship with MoneyGram began in early 2015. The partnership enables users of the Hyperwallet platform to request cash pickups…

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Thales Intros nShield XC & Gobbles Up Vormetric Data Security

Thales Intros nShield XC & Gobbles Up Vormetric Data Security

Thales has launched nShield XC which delivers the high assurance crypto processing demanded by high volume PKI deployments and service providers required to build trust and control across large-scale distributed systems. Thales also recently announced a definitive agreement to acquire Vormetric Data Security, strengthening our trust management strategy with the addition of Vormetric’s data security…

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LendingUSA Ankles Testa from CardCredit as President

LendingUSA, a marketplace lender and provider of consumer point-of-need financing, has ankled Mike Testa, former President of CareCredit, as its new President. Mike will immediately assume his role, working with LendingUSA founder and CEO Camilo Concha to scale and grow the company’s point-of-need financing and direct-to-consumer financing business. Under Mike’s leadership, CareCredit – a specialty…

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MobileRecharge and Smart Cambodia Beef-Up Network

MobileRecharge and Smart Cambodia Beef-Up Network

MobileRecharge.com, the platform dedicated to multi-ethnic expat groups and travelers worldwide, enhanced its network with Smart Cambodia. This way MobileRecharge.com gives Cambodians the chance to support their families and friends from abroad. Smart was added to the list of networks in Cambodia that welcome mobile top ups from abroad, and which includes: Metfone, MobiTel and…

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DHgate and UnionPay Ink Cross-Border Payments Deal

DHgate and UnionPay Ink Cross-Border Payments Deal

China’s DHgate and UnionPay have inked an agreement on cooperation in cross-border online business with DHgate enabling its B2B platform – DHgate.com to accept UnionPay cards. Subsequent to the cooperation with Yiwugou, UnionPay International joins hands with domestic cross-border export E-commerce again to enable overseas cardholders to use UnionPay cards for payment at the platform…

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Breaking News Mentions in CardFlash March 1, 2016

Breaking News: PENFED (NAFCU); UNION BANK (survey); EARLY WARNING (clearXchange); and PERK (Celltick). PENFED – PenFed Credit Union showed its appreciation for the National Association of Federal Credit Unions’ advocacy efforts with a $25,000 donation. From its founding, NAFCU has been a highly effective advocate for credit unions at the federal level. NAFCU was the…

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