Virtual Piggy Adds Family-Friendly Merchants to Partner List

Virtual Piggy added family friendly merchants to their growing network of businesses that sell sporting goods, activities, toys and games for the U18 market online. With an acceleration of retailers signing up over the last three weeks, Virtual Piggy is in the process of integrating more than 30 new merchants to the Virtual Piggy ecosystem. New merchants include LA-based fun and innovative snowboarding company Dual Snowboards; Wild Creations, a fast growing toy company from South Carolina with many environmentally focused products including the award-winning EcoAquarium™ Flipoutz, the brainchild of three sibling tweens, is a real world social game that allows children to collect and trade coins held by colorful bracelets; California Creations, the fastest growing collectable plastic wind-up toy company in the world, popular with adults and children of all ages,

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Micropayments on the rise with Facebook, Vodafone and Zynga

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/x8wcwh/making_money_from) has announced the addition of the “Making Money from Micropayments” report to their offering. Micropayments are transactions with a low value, but the exact definition depends on the business case and the target group. This report considers low value payments to be transactions below €5/$6.50/£4, based on…

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Bill.com Integrates NetSuite Cloud-Based Financial Management

Bill.com bill payment, online invoicing and cash flow management solutions for businesses, integrated with NetSuite’s cloud computing platform. Bill.com’s award-winning Cash Flow Command and Control™ System provides NetSuite’s users with a new and easy way to automate their bill pay and workflow online. The ability to pay bills, eliminate redundant data entry, collaborate with vendors, simplify paper management and sync the entire bill payment process with NetSuite enables them to save time and get back to what matters most – their business, not their bills. This reduces wait times, eliminates manual check printing and mailing and allows payment to anyone electronically.

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Intuit Launches Sharon Credit Union mBanking

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Managing finances anytime, anywhere is now a reality thanks to Sharon Credit Union’s mobile banking solutions powered by Intuit Financial Services. With more than $400M in assets and five branch locations located southeast of Boston, Sharon Credit Union is extending its services by offering these mobile banking solutions to provide members…

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Fiserv to Host Meeting of Shareholders

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Fiserv, a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, announced that the 2012 Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held at the company’s headquarters in Brookfield, Wis. on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. CDT. The company will provide a live webcast of the event over the Internet. The…

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JPMorgan Chase Declares Common Stock Dividend

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] The Board of Directors of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) today declared a quarterly dividend of 30 cents per share on the outstanding shares of the corporation’s common stock. The dividend is payable on July 31, 2012, to stockholders of record at the close of business on July 6, 2012. JPMorgan…

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ControlScan Publishes White Paper on Top Five Data Security Best Practices

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] ControlScan, an expert provider of Payment Card Industry (PCI) Compliance and Security solutions for small to mid-sized merchants and the acquirers that serve them, has published a free educational white paper, entitled “The Top 5 Security Best Practices for Small Merchants.” The white paper is designed to help small merchants become…

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Al Bilad Deploys Gemalto Cards Issuance

Gemalto announced Al Bilad Bank is deploying the Dexxis Instant Issuance solution for EMV payment cards in over 120 branches. Gemalto delivered its unique end-to-end solution encompassing EMV DDA* high-end security smart cards, on-the-spot card personalization and issuance solution as well as full services and support. Gemalto’s intuitive solution is customized in Arabic language and easy to use, allowing staff at Al Bilad branches to instantly issue new cards to any customer in less than three minutes. By eliminating the need for courier services, Al Bilad guarantees that all cards are delivered in person, while also optimizing costs. The Gemalto solution uses the Evolis Dualys card printer which encodes both chips and magnetic stripes and also embosses the card body with the holders’ personal data managed by Dexxis.

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Western Union Acquires Travel Global Business Payments

The Western Union Company global payment services has completed the acquisition of cross border payments leader Travelex Global Business Payments (TGBP). The acquisition of the French part of Travelex Global Business Payments was planned to close after Western Union’s global acquisition of TGBP due to regulatory and licensing requirements, which have now been completed. Businesses can make payments in more than 135 currencies, check real-time exchange rates and fees, and receive live customer support. Customers will also be able to utilize Western Union Business Solution’s online service platform, which enables clients to make and manage international payments 24 hours a day, seven days a week from their computers on a dedicated French website: business.westernunion.fr.

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BME Makes Available Co-location Solution

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] BME announced it will offer co-location services to all its Members, after expanding its communication infrastructure and IT systems in its Data Processing Centre, in Madrid. In addition, BME will provide high-tech facilities to house Member’s automatic trading systems. The goal of this service is to improve the speed of access…

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ACI Announces Quick Sepa Migration Solution

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] ACI Worldwide has launched its ‘fast-start’ solutions to offer faster time-to-market for high-value and SEPA payments processing, and global messaging services. ACI Money Transfer System is now available pre-configured and ready to deploy to ‘fast-start’ high-value payments processing in any banking environment. Banks can now benefit from pre-packaged solutions for different…

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