Paymetric Deploys mPayment Platform

Paymetric integrated and secure enterprise payment acceptance solutions partnered Velocitor Solutions software solutions firm specializing in mobile and wireless applications to offer merchants with mobile sales forces, a solution to secure payment transactions from their mobile devices. This leverages Paymetric’s Data Intercept technology to tokenize payment card data that is captured by field sales representatives using Velocitor’s V.Mobile solution. V.Mobile enables Field Service companies to maximize revenue, create a more efficient way to deploy their service force, and lower operating costs. The application resides on a mobile device and features mobile dispatch, DOT compliant vehicle inspection and mileage reporting, real-time inventory management, turn-by-turn directions, Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL), service history, scheduling and payment processing.

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Trusteer Appoints Security Strategist

Trusteer cybercrime prevention solutions appointed George Tubin senior security strategist for the company. To spearhead Trusteer’s thought leadership and market education initiatives relative to online and mobile banking security, he will also focus on programs that inform enterprises on how they can use lessons learned from fighting financial malware to better protect corporate assets from targeted attacks. Mr. Tubin is a recognized expert in online and mobile banking, online fraud and identity theft prevention, and enterprise fraud management strategies. Prior to TowerGroup, Mr. Tubin was a senior consultant with ADS Financial Services Solutions, providing IT strategy consulting to top-tier US banks. He has held senior ecommerce and service delivery positions with BayBank, BankBoston, and Fleet (now Bank of America). Mr. Tubin has chaired and presented at major industry conferences. He holds an MBA from Babson College and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

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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

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 The Economist magazine’s historical…

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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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ControlScan Publishes White Paper on Top Five Data Security Best Practices

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 a less likely target…

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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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