GoPayment Allows Political Donations Anywhere

Fundraisers can now maximize political donations by accepting credit cards wherever they are. Based on GoPayment’s success helping small businesses increase their sales, Intuit announced that GoPayment, its free mobile credit card app and card reader hardware, has been enhanced for political donations. Fundraisers can now use GoPayment to process credit card donations on the most popular mobile devices while collecting the donor information often required of campaigns to be legally compliant. GoPayment is one of the first mobile payment offerings to provide this capability to political campaigns without requiring them to customize an existing app or create a new one.

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TSYS Introduces Business Payments Initiative

TSYS launched its “People-Centered Payments” initiative. This purpose driven brand reflects TSYS’ “higher calling” as a company to improve the lives and businesses of people around the world through payments. The company believes this unique focus on people and placing the needs of clients and their customers, the end consumer, at the very center of the payments business is a differentiator and provides a distinct competitive advantage.

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FIS Completes Private Offering of $700mm, Senior Notes

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] FIS, the world’s largest provider of banking and payments technology, announced the completion of its private offering of $700 million aggregate principal amount of 5.0% senior unsecured notes due March 15, 2022 (“the Notes”). FIS intends to use the net proceeds of the Notes to repay certain existing indebtedness and to…

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Bluepoint, Catalyst Corporate Partner on Teller Capture & mDeposit

Bluepoint Solutions and Catalyst Corporate FCU expanded their partnership to offer Bluepoint’s teller capture and mobile deposit applications to Catalyst Corporate’s members, giving them access to Bluepoint’s entire suite of Check 21 applications. Bluepoint Solutions provides remote deposit capture, item processing and enterprise content management solutions to credit unions, corporate credit unions and CUSOs nationwide. Catalyst Corporate provides item processing, electronic funds transfers and investment services for more than 1,000 member credit unions nationwide.

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VSoft Inks Texas Trust Credit Union

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] VSoft Corporation, a global information and technology provider of process improvement solutions for financial institutions, announced today that Texas Trust Credit Union in Mansfield, Texas has chosen its branch item capture, home office capture and ATM image processing solutions. The credit union will deploy the solutions through VSoft’s data center, VServe.…

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Northrop Grumman FCU Implements Fiserv Acumen

[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 and the largest provider of business-driven technology solutions for credit unions, announced that Northrop Grumman Federal Credit Union (FCU), an $872 million institution headquartered in Gardena, Calif., selected the Acumen account processing solution from Fiserv with in-house delivery. Northrop Grumman FCU…

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INSIDE Secure and SecureKey Simplify mAuthentication, Payments

INSIDE Secure and SecureKey Technologies are collaborating to make mobile, online payments and other authentication transactions more secure. Going beyond using an NFC-enabled smartphone to make payments at local merchants, the combined INSIDE Secure and SecureKey solution enables a smartphone, tablet, laptop or other device to act as a secure terminal to read chip-based contactless cards for point-of-sale and other authentication applications. This integrates SecureKey technology into the INSIDE “SecuRead” NFC solution, available in a SecuRead version upgrade. These devices can support strong two-factor authentication using a contactless credential on a smartphone or contactless card.

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Fiserv launches retirement planning tool

Fiserv solutions launched its “Retirement Illustrator” interactive and collaborative retirement income planning tool. The “Retirement Illustrator” from Fiserv helps advisors present retirement spending requirements and distribution alternatives, overlaying risk events such as withdrawal, longevity, survivor needs and healthcare risks to ensure their clients’ greatest concerns are addressed throughout their planning and retirement phases. It provides financial professionals with the ability to forecast varying market conditions and the impact financial products can have on an investor’s retirement outlook.

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Gemalto to Issue 15mm eHealth Cards

Gemalto digital security will issue 15 million second-generation eHealth cards to AOK (Allgemeine Ortskrankenkasse, German Health Insurance Fund) in 2012. Gemalto is responsible for the entire card production process for Germany’s largest health insurance company. With the secure authentication function of the operating system, users are further protected from fraud. Additional personal information can be stored on the card, including emergency data such as allergies or drug intolerance. When using the services and added-value applications offered, insurees benefit from the card certified by the BSI1 and Gematik2.

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Callatay & Wouters & Wincor Nixdorf Partner, Deploy Bank Software

Callataÿ & Wouters core banking software and services integrated Wincor Nixdorf to implement the Thaler software platform for Polish retail banking group Bank Polskiej Spółdzielczości (BPS). The has a network of about 80 branches that serve consumers, small- to medium-sized businesses as well as corporate clients, with the bulk of its offices located in Southeastern Poland. In 2011, BPS decided to modernize its IT and software infrastructure.

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Payfirma Launches Android mPayment App

Payfirma mobile point of sale apps launched its Android Mobile Payment App. Available on the iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Blackberry, anyone with a Payfirma merchant account can now accept all major credit cards and VISA Debit on their Android mobile and tablet devices. The Android app has all the updated features from the recent mobile payment re-vamp released in January of this year. Payfirma is also working on NFC support for all its mobile payment applications, enabling users to simply wave or tap their NFC enabled credit or debit card to Payfirma’s point-of-sale system to accept payments.

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