VeriFone Bringing Lottery to Taxi Card Payment Screens

Partnering Linq3, VeriFone Systems is set to deliver lottery sales through card payment acceptance systems in taxis and at fuel dispensers. VeriFone payment-enabled media systems provide consumer-interactive digital screens at which consumers will be able to select a lottery purchase, swipe or tap a debit card and get receipts from integrated printers while the actual…

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Western Union Agreements Turning into Big Results

Western Union global payment now has mobile money transfer agreements with a total of 26 mobile wallet providers in 22 countries.Twenty of these agreements are with mobile network operators, serving over 285 million subscribers, while the remaining six are with banks and independents. This after four new strategic alliances announced at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, including a strategic alliance with Ericsson to integrate the Western Union Mobile Money Transfer network and the Ericsson suite of mobile commerce solutions; an agreement with WIND Italy to launch a service to allow subscribers to send money-transfer transactions directly from their phones; an agreement with Roshan to introduce the Western Union Mobile Money Transfer service in Afghanistan; and an alliance with Millicom International Cellular S.A. to introduce cross-border mobile money transfers in Latin America.

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Fiserv Refines P2P Payments Network

Fiserv is set to combine its “ZashPay” into the “Popmoney” person-to-person (P2P) payment networks. The resulting network will connect 1,400 financial institutions and reach 35 million consumers through their existing online and mobile banking relationships. The “ZashPay” network was launched by Fiserv in 2009 as a P2P payment product that leveraged the company’s industry-leading bill payment network. Meanwhile, “Popmoney” became part of Fiserv as a result of the acquisition of CashEdge in September 2011. The combined network also includes some of the largest financial institutions in the U.S. and more than 1,300 regional and community-based institutions.

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Virtual Piggy Execs To Speak At Game Developers Conference

Dr. Jo Webber, Chair and Founder of Virtual Piggy, an innovator in safe online youth purchasing, and Pradeep Ittycheria, Co-Founder, announced that they would join Albert Donahue, Executive Vice President and Co-Founder of Xsolla (an in-game payment solutions company specializing in online games) in a panel discussion at the 2012 Game Developers Conference. The Game Developers Conference (GDC) is the world’s largest professionals-only game industry event. The panel is titled “Like, OMG: Reaching Tweens & Teens (Presented by Xsolla)” and will provide attendees with insight in to how to effectively reach tweens and teens in games, and how to gain parents’ trust in the process.

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Mako Networks and Phoenix Managed Networks launch PaySecure

Mako Networks, a cloud-based network management company, and Phoenix Managed Networks, a payment network services provider, have announced an international agreement to provide a new solution called PaySecure to simplify payment security and compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS). Under the terms of the multimillion dollar agreement, Mako will provide…

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Bill.com Launches CashView Command and Control System

Bill.com, the leader in integrated bill payment, invoicing and cash management solutions for businesses, introduced CashView™, a powerful, first-of-its-kind Cash Flow Command and Control™ System that provides organizations with an entirely new strategic level of insight and control over their finances. CashView leverages Bill.com’s proprietary, cloud-based AP and AR systems to deliver a more powerful…

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Partner Colorado Credit Union Introduces Mobile Banking

Partner Colorado Credit Union (PCCU) released new mobile banking services for iPhone and Android mobile smartphones, designed to improve the efficiency and convenience of banking on-the-go for PCCU members. “Partner Colorado Credit Union continues to invest in technology to make life easier and more convenient for our members,” said PCCU CEO Sundie Seefried. “Since more…

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Card Compliant and IDology Partner, Meet Compliance Regulations

Card Compliant compliance partnered IDology identity verification provider, announced a partnership to better serve the prepaid access and prepaid card industry. Card Compliant is leveraging IDology’s identity proofing solutions to meet CIP/KYC regulations and comply with FinCEN’s Regulatory Requirements on prepaid access cards. The partnership between the two companies allows for consumers purchasing closed loop, open loop, GPR and other prepaid cards to be verified quickly and easily when compliance regulations need to be met. IDology’s identity verification solution is based on a broad amount of information, which allows Card Compliant to locate more cardholders compared to other data providers such as credit bureaus. IDology’s flexible and configurable solutions are designed specifically to identify the under and un-banked demographics associated with prepaid, resulting in more cardholder acceptance.

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MDT and Bluepoint Solutions Offer Home, Mobile Capture

Member Driven Technologies (MDT), a Michigan-based credit union-owned service organization (CUSO), and Bluepoint Solutions, a leading provider of remote deposit capture, item processing and enterprise content management solutions for financial institutions, announced a partnership that enhances MDT’s online banking and mobile banking offerings. QwikDeposit will be offered through both MDT’s online and mobile banking offerings, allowing credit union members to make check deposits from home using any TWAIN scanner or from their smartphone using the device’s camera. Members simply key in the deposit amount and then either scan or take photos of the front and back of each check deposited.

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Orange adds sicap and Wincor Nixdorf

Orange Cote d’Ivoire, long term partner of solutions provider Sicap, has extended its Orange Money offer with the deployment of sicap and Wincor Nixdorf Easy Cash ATMs solution. The sicap Easy Cash ATMs improve the interface between virtual cash and real money, and provide a 24/7 self-service opportunity. Sicap and Wincor Nixdorf Easy Cash ATMs were unveiled and are in place at Five Orange shops. During the coming months, Orange will install more ATMs with the help of local product support from Wincor Nixdorf.

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