GPC migrates to TranzAxis to enable alternative payments

Compass Plus, an international provider of innovative retail banking and electronic payments software to processors and financial institutions, has announced the migration of Global Processing Centre (GPC) in Antigua, the third largest processor in the Caribbean region, to its open development payments platform, TranzAxis, in just three months. The project was implemented in conjunction with Worldwide Financial Systems Solutions (WFSS), Compass... more Read more »

Bottomline Technologies reports first quarter results

Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ: EPAY), a leading provider of cloud-based payment, invoice and digital banking solutions, reported financial results for the first quarter ended September 30, 2014. Revenues for the first quarter were $81.3 million, an increase of $14.1 million, or 21%, from the first quarter of last year. Subscription and transaction revenues, which are primarily related to the company’s cloud platforms, increased 30% from the... more Read more »

Green Dot Corporation announces the third quarter ended September 30, 2014

Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT), has reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014. For the third quarter of 2014, Green Dot reported $144.7 million in GAAP total operating revenues and $0.30 in GAAP diluted earnings per share. Green Dot reported growth of 6% year-over-year in non-GAAP total operating revenues to $146.8 million and non-GAAP diluted earnings per share of $0.36, representing 50% year-over-year growth. Read more »

Compass Plus reveals main challenges of contactless payments adoption in the UK

A survey conducted by Compass Plus, an international provider of retail banking and electronic payments software to financial institutions and processors, has revealed that there are three main challenges hindering the mass adoption of contactless payments in the UK; card distribution, fears around security and regional awareness. Read more »

Forbes listed ACI Worldwide among the 100 best performing public companies

ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading global provider of electronic payment and banking solutions, today announced it has been named among the 100 best performing public companies with revenue less than $1 billion by leading business authority Forbes. Read more »


TGBEX Limited, which claims to be the world’s first and only producer of high quality physical bitcoins, was pleased today to announce its launch in the United Kingdom. Co-Founder, Adrian Forbes said, “We are excited to launch in the UK and hope to organise a number of launch parties and promotional events in various cities around the UK over the coming months”. “We have seen interest in the coins from people aged 18 to people over 60 and have... more Read more »

MasterCard releases Nearbuy for Apple Pay Users

Consumers around the United States are loading credit and debit cards from Bank of America, Capital One, Citi and Wells Fargo onto their iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus for use with Apple Pay. One of the first questions being asked is, “Where can I use it?” MasterCard has the answer – MasterCard Nearby™. Read more »

Worldpay reports an increase in the amount on British companies facing card frauds

British businesses have paid out more than £878,000 over the last three years due to hackers successfully accessing cardholder data according to figures from Worldpay, the UK’s leader in payment processing.  Small businesses are the worst hit. Of those companies whose customer card data was hacked in 2013, 61% were small companies. Businesses in the electrical, hardware, and automotive industries have had more card data security breaches than... more Read more »

Cloudera Enterprise Platform is now fully certified as PCI compliant

Cloudera, the leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop™,  has announced that its Cloudera Enterprise platform is fully certified as compliant with Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standards, with its first instance of this newly certified platform being used with MasterCard. Read more »

Bell ID releases Tokenization Manager solution

Payment credential management specialist, Bell ID, has launched its Tokenization Manager software. The solution will be used by card issuers and merchants to enhance security and limit fraud by facilitating tokenized payments. Read more »

Encap Security integrates Apple’s Touch ID fingerprint technology into its Smarter Authentication platform

Encap Security, the first in-app authentication solution to arm banks, retailers and other financial services providers with impervious security and a simple, positive user experience, has integrated Apple’s Touch ID fingerprint technology into its Smarter Authentication platform. Read more »

MasterCard together with Zwipe to release the world’s first contactless payment card

 MasterCard and Zwipe have announced their partnership for the launch of the world’s first contactless payment card featuring an integrated fingerprint sensor.  The launch of the card comes after a successful live pilot with Norway’s Sparebanken DIN, aligned to the Eika Group, as an answer to the complex challenge of providing a fast, convenient payment solution that does not compromise on security. Read more »

EnterCard extends outsourcing agreement with Tieto

Nordic financial services company EnterCard extends its existing outsourcing agreement with Tieto. The new contract is worth approximately EUR 20 million and involves the modernization of EnterCard's IT environment with new technical solutions based on cloud and capacity services. The contract runs for five years with an option for two additional years. Read more »

Fidor Bank Group cooperates with international partner to provide up-to-date, all-round financial services

Fidor Bank announces a new customer win in the shape of an international independent telecommunications provider. The aim of the partnership is to provide up-to-date, all-round financial services for the millions of customers of the telecommunications provider. The cooperation will focus on the software “Fidor Operating System”, fOS for short, developed by FidorTecS AG. Fidor Bank AG and Fidor Pay GmbH are involved in the programme as essential... more Read more »

Worldline signed a reseller-partnership with United Brands

  Worldline [Euronext:WLN],  European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, signed a reseller-partnership with United Brands. Together they offer powerful and pioneering payment terminals to the Middle East and African (MEA) market acquirers and telecoms companies. Read more »


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