Wirecard to Process Bechtl AG IT e-Commerce

Wirecard AG will take over credit card acceptance and end-to-end fraud prevention for Neckarsulm-based Bechtle AG’s IT eCommerce division. When making payments by credit card, customers of the subsidiaries Bechtle direct, Comsoft direct and ARP will thus benefit from processing that is both secure and simple using Wirecard’s payment platform. Bechtle AG operates in Germany, Austria and Switzerland with around 60 IT system houses. The Group is one of the leading providers for IT eCommerce with retail companies in 13 European countries. Wirecard AG’s PCI-compliant payment platform provides secure, flexible, simple and transparent payment processing.

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Nodal Exchange and LCH.Clearnet Partner on power contracts

Nodal Exchange, LLC and LCH.Clearnet Limited (LCH.Clearnet) introduced new power contracts for energy plus congestion for over 50 locations in PJM. Offered in direct response to requests from the trading community, these contracts will settle against the Day Ahead Energy plus Congestion prices published by PJM. These contracts will be available for current month plus…

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Chase and United Launch Refine Club Card

Chase Card Services and United Airlines have partnered to refine the “United MileagePlus” Club Card. Offering “United Club” membership, “Premier Access” travel services and a 50% mileage bonus on purchases, the “United MileagePlus” Club allows cardmembers to earn 2 miles/$1 of spend and 1.5 miles/$1 of spend on everything else. Cardmembers who purchase tickets directly…

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U.S. Bank Intros Global EMV Corporate Card

U.S. Bank officially launched its Global EMV commercial card this week, bringing U.S.-based corporate travelers greater convenience when traveling abroad. The U.S. Bank Global EMV Card contains the magnetic stripe technology used in the United States, but also includes the EMV Chip technology widely used in Canada, Europe and other geographies. Combining both technologies on one card ensures that purchases can be conveniently processed around the world. It also gives employers a smooth way to introduce EMV technology to their cardholders. This Global EMV card is being offered as an optional component on most U.S. Bank commercial card lines and as a standard offering for the U.S. Bank Executive and Executive Platinum card.

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Lotaris and Digital River World Payments Partner

Lotaris mobile application licensing and transaction management for enterprise software publishers, announced a global agreement with Digital River World Payments. Software publishers using Digital River’s World Payments solution now will have access to extended mobile application licensing and monetisation capabilities provided by Lotaris. Lotaris’ mobile monetisation delivery platform enables software publishers to drive end-user engagement in-application by enabling mobile-appropriate business models, including free trials, freemiums, subscriptions and renewals. The platform also delivers in-app analytics to explore user behaviour and trigger relevant purchase propositions and transactions.

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AJB Integrates First Data Data Security for Payment Processing

AJB Software Design integrated payment solutions and First Data partnered to integrate the First Data “TransArmor” data security solution within the AJB’s payment processing application suite. Close to 230,000 U.S. merchants, combining for nearly a half billion transactions to date, are processing transactions more securely using the TransArmor solution. AJB’s integration of the TransArmor solution provides retailers with an easy way to achieve a stronger level of security within their payment card acceptance environment. It enables complete, end-to-end encryption with the option of tokenization — from point of card swipe to formatting and routing of data to the financial institution. TransArmor allows merchants to significantly reduce the scope, risk and costs associated with PCI compliance without requiring new hardware or extensive changes to existing business processes.

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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

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 customers’ products. Ramtron also…

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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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