Fiserv Joins BIAN to Continue to Develop the Standardised IT Framework for the Banking Industry
The Banking Industry Architecture Network e.V (BIAN) welcomes three new members to its fast growing global network today, creating an international network of 60 of the leading banks, service providers, software vendors and academic partners.
The international software and BPO provider Avaloq, Lebanese banking core applications developer BML Istisharat and financial services technology provider Fiserv, will now work with the current members to continue to develop the standardised IT framework for the banking industry.
Friday, July 24, 2015 - 11:00
Ipreo to Acquire iLEVEL; Form Private Capital Markets Division
Ipreo, a global leader of data, market intelligence and productivity solutions to capital markets and corporate professionals, today announced the acquisition of iLEVEL, a leading portfolio monitoring, analytics and transparency platform for global private capital markets. iLEVEL will be merged with Ipreo's Alternative Assets group to form a new Private Capital Markets division within Ipreo.
Friday, July 24, 2015 - 10:53
Rackspace Collaborates With Intel to Accelerate OpenStack Enterprise Feature Development and Adoption
Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced a collaboration with Intel® Corporation to form the OpenStack Innovation Center. This center of excellence will help accelerate the development of enterprise capabilities and significantly add to the number of developers contributing to upstream OpenStack code. The project will bring together OpenStack engineers from Rackspace and Intel to advance the scalability, manageability and reliability of OpenStack by adding new features, functionality and eliminating bugs through upstream code contributions.
Friday, July 24, 2015 - 10:32
MasterCard To Open Digital Security Facility To Its Customer
Located in England, the MasterCard DigiSec Lab is focused on proactively testing threats to all forms of digital payments in coordination with government security agencies and leading academics.
Friday, July 24, 2015 - 10:27
WorldRemit To Launch Mobile Money Transfers in Sri Lanka
WorldRemit, the ‘WhatsApp of money’, today launches instant Mobile Money transfers to Sri Lanka.
Customers in 50 countries can now send money direct to eZ Cash mobile wallets – just like an instant message.
WorldRemit’s ground breaking mobile-to-mobile remittance service already enables people to send funds straight to Mobile Money wallets in countries across Africa, Asia and Oceania. Now customers can send instant, low-cost money transfers direct to the mobiles of family and friends in Sri Lanka.
Friday, July 24, 2015 - 10:18
PayPal and TransferTo Bring Mobile Airtime Top-Up to Canada
PayPal today announced that they have teamed up with TransferTo, a global airtime remittance leader, to offer mobile airtime top-up in Canada. Without any transfer fees, Canadians can now use their PayPal account to instantly top-up prepaid mobile phones of their relatives and friends that are registered with over 400 carriers in more than 100 countries.
Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 20:00
Palestine Monetary Authority goes live on SmartVista
BPC Banking Technologies, the leading provider of Open System payment solutions, together with Palestine Monetary Authority (PMA) announces the launch of the National Switch of Palestine. The National Switch, based on SmartVista, is considered a cornerstone for the Electronic Retail Payments in Palestine.
Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 20:00
Bank of Mauritius’ ADF-XBRL Reporting Mandate: What lies ahead for Mauritian Banks
As the Bank of Mauritius (BOM) embarks on an ambitious journey to make reporting by banks in the region more timely, accurate and consistent, it has also opted for XBRL as the ideal reporting taxonomy.
The mission features two key milestones -
Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 14:58
Alliance between EXIN and Huawei to promote e-Competences Framework
EXIN and Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd are joining forces for the development of ICT professionals based on the e-Competence Framework (e-CF). This partnership, signed in Beijing, is a breakthrough for Huawei, a leading global ICT solutions provider, and EXIN, a leading international certification institute in the ICT domain, opening up a new route for the development of ICT competences.
Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 14:55
Clandestine Cloud Culture discovered in UK
Despite being one of the most highly regulated industries, UK Financial Services organisations could be taking risks by circumventing the IT team when it comes to public cloud deployments across the business, a new study from EMC, VCE and VMware today reveals.
Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 14:51