US Banks & Credit Unions Can Offer UnionPay Gift Cards

 U.S. banks and credit unions can now offer the UnionPay Gift Card--an ideal solution for the growing number of U.S. consumers traveling to Asia. UnionPay Gift Cards can be used at about 34 million merchants worldwide--including 100% of merchants that accept payment cards in China. Produced and processed by FIS (NYSE: FIS), a global leader in financial services technology, the prepaid cards provide a safe and convenient payment option for... more Read more »

Balance Credit Unveils Cash Payment System with MoneyGram and PayNearMe

 Balance Credit a leading online lender to hardworking families and individuals, announced today new agreements with MoneyGram  and PayNearMe, providing Balance Credit customers the convenience of cash payments. Read more »

Pret A Manger Customers Able to Use Android Pay

The Logic Group, a leading provider of omni-channel managed payment services, today confirmed that customers of its managed payment service are able to offer shoppers the option to pay for goods and services with Android Pay. Read more »

Bell ID Collaborates with First Data Poland to Offer Cloud-Based Mobile Payments

 Bell ID – the mobile payments specialist recently acquired by Rambus – has announced a new collaboration with First Data Poland to offer cloud-based mobile payments as a service to Polish banks. Read more »

Mobeam’s Beaming Technology Integrates with Samsung Pay

 Mobeam, the unique global leader in mobile barcode beaming, today announced that its technology has been incorporated into Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.’s popular Samsung Pay mobile payment service. Mobeam technology has been used in Samsung Pay for a number of months for the redemption of gift cards that are barcode based. Read more »

Ex Al-Qaida Member to Discuss Risks and Security Threats of Payments at PayExpo Europe

A former Al-Qaida member who became a British spy is set to provide a unique view on the changing threat of terror financing. Aimen Dean will discussManaging the risks and security threats of mobile payments at PayExpo Europe, a major payments event taking place 7 & 8 June at London’s ExCel. Read more »

ACI Worldwide Accredited to Provide Access to Faster Payments in the UK

ACI Worldwide, a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, today announced that it has been awarded the new certificate of technical accreditation ‘trust mark,’ after passing the technical tests required by Faster Payments Scheme Ltd (FPSL), the System Operator behind Faster Payments.  Read more »

MasterCard Unveils New Fraud Prevention Tool

Further delivering on its commitment to fight fraud, MasterCard today launchedSimplify Controls, allowing small- and medium-sized businesses to control, prevent and monitor e-commerce transactions in real time. The solution, a complement to payments platform Simplify Commerce, helps businesses maximize online sales by letting legitimate orders through and keeping fraudulent transactions out. Read more »

TCF Bank Launches ZEO Prepaid Card and Cash Services

TCF Bank, a subsidiary of TCF Financial Corporation unveils the introduction of ZEOSM, a suite of products that provides choice, convenience and control to consumers who want alternative ways to manage their money. Available today in all 342 TCF branch locations, ZEO helps consumers choose the money-management solution that best meets their needs with the guided expertise of TCF relationship bankers. ZEO's products and services include a prepaid... more Read more »

Bankia Spain Selects NCR Technology to Enhance Customer Service and Account Access

NCR Corporation, the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, announced today that Bankia Spain, the fourth largest bank in Spain, will upgrade its ATM network with more than 600 NCR SelfServ 34 and NCR SelfServ 32 cash deposit ATMs in the course of 2016. The decision was made following a thorough evaluation process, highlighted by NCR’s technical excellence and level of service. The upgrade project is part of Bankia’s long term... more Read more »

Samsung Pay and Alipay Cooperate to Boost Mobile Payments in China

Samsung Electronics today announced the partnership with Ant Financial Services Group, parent company of Alipay, to expand Samsung Pay in China. A simple, safe and easy-to-use mobile payment service, Samsung Pay works virtually anywhere you can swipe or tap a card. Users will now be able to use their Alipay account on eligible Samsung mobile phones with Samsung Pay. Read more »

FIME Reports its Strategic Partnership with Alhamrani Universal

FIME today announces its latest partnership with Alhamrani Universal Co Ltd. in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). Issuing and acquiring banks in KSA can now access FIME’s full range of test tools, consultancy, training and testing services directly from Alhamrani Universal. Banks will benefit from the close support network delivered by a regional partner in local languages and currency. Read more »

INSIDE Secure’s MatrixHCE Integrated with Visa’s Token Services

INSIDE Secure  a leader in software security solutions for mobile and connected devices, today announced that financial institutions can now select INSIDE Secure’s MatrixHCE, a VisaReady, approved mobile banking and payment solution, to easily and confidently roll out mobile wallet applications within a few weeks. Read more »

Wirecard and Curve Collaborate to Deliver Next Generation Payment Cards

Wirecard reports a partnership with the London based startup Curve to introduce a new payment solution. Curve allows people to connect up an unlimited number of bank cards into one physical payment card, accepted everywhere. It is supported by a mobile app that gives people a clearer picture of their payments putting them back in control. The card and smartphone app solution is supported by Wirecard's technology, ensuring global usage of the... more Read more »

BPC Banking Technologies Launches National Payment System of Ethiopia

BPC Banking Technologies, a world leading provider of payment solutions, announces the launch of the national payment system of Ethiopia, EthSwitch S.C. based on SmartVista. As of today for the first time, all 17 of the countries retail banks are connected together via the unified payment system. EthSwitch was formed by all the banks in Ethiopia, and with the backing of the Ethiopian Bankers’ Association and the country’s central bank known as... more Read more »


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