USAePay and DigiCom Partner on Payment & Processing

USAePay has introduced its payment processing gateway to work in conjunction with the DigiCom “POS810.” USAePay teamed with additional fraud-prevention services to provide the most secure processing available and gives current DigiCom users the option to process credit card payments via the most secure methods available. The fanless “POS810” is a triangular aluminum structure boasting reliability and sturdiness. The unique design is suitable for a wide range of applications with multi-purpose benefits, with optional integrations including a thermal receipt printer, magnetic stripe and smart card reader, VFD type customer display, and more.

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Ramtron Implements Low Energy Nonvolatile Memory

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Ramtron International Corporation (NASDAQ: RMTR), a leading developer and supplier of nonvolatile ferroelectric random access memory (F-RAM) and integrated semiconductor products, revealed at the Silicon Valley Design West/Embedded Systems Conference, a new low energy F-RAM memory that expands the company’s capability to improve energy efficiency, access speed, and security in its…

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EVERTEC Posts 4Q/11 Results up 4%

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] EVERTEC reported consolidated results for the fourth quarter and the year ended December 31, 2011. Fourth Quarter Highlights Total revenues were $85.6 million, up 4% as compared to the fourth quarter of 2010. Operating costs and expenses, excluding depreciation and amortization and non-recurring expenses, decreased 2%, as compared to the fourth…

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ECi RockSolid POS Lands True Value in 3-Year Agreement

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] ECi Software Solutions, a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, announced that ECi RockSolid POS has entered into a new 3-year agreement with True Value Company. Now more True Value retailers will be able to take advantage of the value RockSolid POS provides hardware dealers. ECi RockSolid POS is a Preferred…

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LogRhythm Implemented for Williams Lea Regulatory Compliance

LogRhythm log management and SIEM 2.0 announced that Williams Lea processing will deploy its integrated log management and Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solution for compliance with ISO 27001 and PCI DSS regulatory requirements. Williams Lea is also using LogRhythm’s solution to help optimise the efficiency of its UK operations, and to improve security across its IT infrastructure. Williams Lea is entrusted with high volumes of valuable information from many of the world’s most respected brands across a wide range of industries including financial services, retail, telecoms, pharmaceutical and public sectors. Williams Lea chose LogRhythm’s integrated log management and SIEM platform due to its advanced functionality, its intuitive log analysis and reporting capabilities, and the fact that it offered File Integrity Monitoring (FIM) as an integrated part of its solution at no extra cost.

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Ingenico Partners Visa to Offer Contactless Payment Option

Ingenico payment solutions deployed wireless terminals for the first program of payments with contactless Visa cards. More than 5,000 clients of the financial entity Cajasiete will now be able to benefit from payment with the “SINcontacto” card in more than 500 stores throughout all the Canary Islands. Cajasiete intends to extend this type of payment system to other stores and to more clients throughout the Canary Islands over the next few months. All the cards and stores which enable the use of this technology will be identified with the “Wave” icon to facilitate their recognition. Initially, 645 Ingenico terminals are being installed in more than 500 stores, providing wireless terminals belonging to the iWL220 family. Compliant with PCI PTS v2 and v3 for contact transactions or PayPass and payWave for contactless, the iWL200 range ensures the integrity of operations in every circumstance.

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WorldPay Adds Discover to its Portfolio

Streamline card payment processing in the UK and Europe has given small and medium sized businesses in the UK improved access to Discover and Diners Club cards as a standard option to its portfolio of payments. This expands the relationship between Streamline, which is part of the WorldPay group, and Discover, one of the most recognised brands in US financial services. WorldPay and Discover initially announced the forming of a strategic alliance to increase acceptance in Europe back in November 2011. Through Streamline, WorldPay will now offer Discover, Diners Club, BC Card and DinaCard acceptance to all merchants and will support D-PAS, Discover’s EMV-compliant payments solution, as well as enabling chip-based terminals.

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Bankomat orders Wincor Nixdorf ATMs

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Bankomat AB, which operates the ATM networks of the five leading banks in the country, recently signed a three-year framework agreement with Wincor Nixdorf and has already placed an order for 800 ATMs and up to 80 cash recycling systems. The rollout of these systems is scheduled to begin in September…

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Western Union Launches mMoney Transfer Service

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] The Western Union Company and MTN Group announced the launch of a mobile money transfer service in Uganda, allowing MTN customers to send and receive money across borders using just their mobile phones for the first time. The service, announced today at a press conference in Kampala, marks the debut of…

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Accumulate and Potevio Implement mPayment

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Accumulate and Potevio, a leading IT equipment manufacturer and service provider in China, has signed an agreement. The companies will cooperate to develop and deploy secure, innovative and easy to use mobile financial and mobile authentication services on the Chinese market. Projects will include a unique NFC solution that will have…

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Conference Board Index Shows Waxing Consumer Optimism

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] The Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) for the U.S. was up 0.7% in February to 95.5 (2004 = 100). This contributes to growth in the sector seen in prior months with a 0.2% increase in January and a 0.5% increase in December. Meanwhile, the Conference Board Coincident Economic Index (CEI)…

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Ritz-Carlton Partners Chase to Offer Luxury Travel

Chase Card Services added The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company as its newest “Ultimate Rewards” point transfer partner for consumers. With this, Chase “Sapphire Preferred,” “Ink Plus” and “Ink Bold” cardmembers can now instantly transfer Ultimate Rewards points to The Ritz-Carlton Rewards accounts at full value – meaning one Ultimate Rewards point is equal to one The Ritz-Carlton Rewards point. Once transferred, points can be redeemed for Ritz-Carlton hotel & resort stays as well as at 3,400 partner hotels around the world. Customers may access Ultimate Rewards via http://www.ultimaterewards.com, a single, comprehensive website that provides simplicity, flexibility and ease of navigation.

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