Oberthur Supplies Brd MultiPass Dual Interface Payment Cards

Oberthur Technologie is now supplying BRD multi-application payment cards. This dual interface payment card featuring the latest applications from payment schemes, as well as built-in capabilities for transport, access control, PKI or biometry. BRD, a subsidiary of Société Générale and market leader in Romania, was already a pioneer in contactless payment in this country. Capitalising on their leading position, BRD’s willingness was to bring even more value to their customers, through contactless payment and related technology. In this context, they chose Oberthur Technologies to launch the MultiPass Transport card, in collaboration with RATB and Metrorex, the transport operators of Bucharest. Cardholders can now easily wave their MultiPass Transport card in front of validators in the bus, in the tram or in the metro. In addition, this MasterCard Paypass® card can also be used for contact or contactless payment.

Details

Chase Sapphire Announces 2012 Golf Experience Program

Golf enthusiasts now have access to two of the PGA’s top golfers with the Chase Sapphire 2012 Golf Experience Program. Chase Card Services, a division of JPMorgan Chase & Co., announced the 2012 Golf Experience program, hosted by celebrated professional golfers Stewart Cink and Webb Simpson. The experiential rewards program is exclusively for Chase Sapphire cardmembers and includes a series of six events in cities across the U.S. this year. Through Chase Ultimate Rewards, Chase Sapphire cardmembers can redeem their credit card rewards points to participate in unique golf experiences with Cink and Simpson. Cardmember experience packages include a shoulder-to-shoulder walking clinic with one of the professional golfers, personalized swing analysis, a round of golf at one of the country’s most prestigious courses and a chance to challenge Cink or Simpson in a “closest to the pin” competition. Through the summer, the program will take place in Philadelphia; Los Angeles; Chicago; New York; Washington, D.C.; and Atlanta.

Details

Acculynk Inks Digital River World Payments a Client

Acculynk announced it has signed a new agreement with Digital River World Payments. Online merchants using the Digital River World Payments or Global Commerce enterprise solutions now will have access to Acculynk’s “PaySecure” payment method for Internet PIN debit. Acculynk’s PaySecure is the first software-only service in the U.S. that provides consumers the option to pay for online purchases with a PIN debit card. Today, there are more than 82 million PIN-only debit card holders in the U.S., Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. With “PaySecure”, online shoppers enter their PIN on a virtual PIN-pad pop-up during the checkout process on the merchant’s commerce site. PaySecure is designed to provide an extra layer of security for debit card transactions, helping reduce fraud and charge-backs for merchants, while offering opportunities for incremental volume.

Details

BluePay Card Processing Improves in Foodservice

BluePa credit card processing now makes it easy for merchants in the foodservice industry to improve their business through improved processing services. BluePay’s restaurant credit card processing solutions include easy tab transfers and gratuity features. In addition, restaurant merchants can benefit from accounting software integration for more accurate reporting, wireless credit card terminals for tableside bill payment and mobile processing for catering events. All of BluePay’s processing products comply with PCI standards, reducing the risk of data theft and credit card fraud.

Details

MarcoSolve files patent infringement Against BofA

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] MacroSolve, Inc., a leading provider of mobile technologies, apps and solutions for business, today announced its latest patent infringement suits filed against AOL, Inc., and Bank of America Corporation. MacroSolve’s suit claims that both companies infringed upon its U.S. Patent No. 7,822,816. “We continue to successfully settle suits,” said MacroSolve Vice…

Details

Everloop to Participate on Digital Kids Conference

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Everloop.com, the leading, safe social media site for kids under 13 to connect with friends, create, share and have fun, announced that co-founder, CEO and Digital Parenting Expert Hilary DeCesare will participate on a panel titled “How Much Control Should Parents Have?” at Digital Kids Conference being held April 25-26, 2012…

Details

JP Morgan launches Image Deposit Direct Mobile

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] JP Morgan Treasury Services, a full-service provider of cash management, trade finance and treasury solutions, today announced the launch of its mobile application Image Deposit Direct Mobile (IDD Mobile). IDD Mobile enables U.S.-based companies to make check deposits using any Apple iPhone device, eliminating the need to visit a branch. IDD…

Details

TransCentra Spotlighting Multi-Channel Management and Transaction Trends

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] TransCentra, a leading provider of billing and payment software and services, announced today that three team members will be speaking to attendees on trends in the transaction industry at the IFO Fusion Conference May 13-17 in Nashville, TN. The TransCentra speakers will be addressing multiple issues in the payments and remittance…

Details

iPavement Intelligent Pavement with WiFi and Bluetooth

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] iPavement™ will be manufactured in Spain by VIA INTELIGENTE from June 2012. It will be the new generation of intelligent pavement, with an operative system, Apps and sensors will provide the streets with functionalities and communications for the city’s inhabitants. iPavement, through VIACITIES OS, integrates services such as plans of cities…

Details

Encore Offers Contactless Smart Phone Payments to Small Biz

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] In today’s fast-paced world where technology is a key component of “the everyday experience” business owners everywhere are constantly challenged to offer more versatile and cutting edge payment solutions for their customers. For the average consumer, leaving the house with smart phone in hand is just as much part of the…

Details

Government E-Payments Adoption Improves Globally

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] The Economist Intelligence Unit released the results of the 2011 Government E-Payments Adoption Ranking (GEAR) study, commissioned by Visa Inc. (NYSE:V). The GEAR study measures the extent to which governments in 62 countries provide e-payment services and the underlying factors that affect government e-payments adoption. It builds on an initial study…

Details

Unemployment Improves Marginally as Consumers Paydown Cards

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Though the March unemployment rate dropped only marginally from the February figure of 8.3% to 8.2%, U.S. prime credit card ABS chargeoffs declined to their lowest levels since 2008. Fitch’s Prime Credit Card Chargeoff Index for March recorded a three consecutive monthly decline and a 52-month low, with levels not seen…

Details