18 September 2014

Company announcements

 
Cards

Wallaby announces extension for Firefox

8 hours ago  |  904 views  |  0

Wallaby, the leader in mobile and web-based credit card optimization solutions, today announced the launch of its extension for the Firefox browser.

 
Payments

Spanish JV Yaap launches P2P payments app

9 hours ago  |  613 views  |  0

Yaap, the joint-venture between CaixaBank, Banco Santander and Telefónica, today releases Yaap money - a mobile app that facilitates the secure transfer of money instantaneously between users' mobile phones.

 
Retail banking

Fonetic brings linguistics analytics to retail banking

9 hours ago  |  637 views  |  0

Fonetic, the recognised leader in voice management solutions, today launched SPi Compliance for Retail Banking to tackle the latest obligations faced by financial institutions as set out by the enactment of Title X of the Dodd Frank Act.

 
Trade execution

Redi beefs up Boston presence

9 hours ago  |  564 views  |  0

Redi Holdings LLC, the independent, industry-backed provider of the RediPlus execution management system (EMS), today announced the strengthening of its sales, account management and development capabilities in the New England region with the hiring of Sean Graham and Roseann Hoffman Woodford, two seasoned equity trading professionals, and Jeremy Warburg, a veteran buy-side software developer.

 
Payments

Collinson Group buys Welcome Real-time

10 hours ago  |  523 views  |  0

Collinson Group, a global leader in shaping customer behaviour to drive revenue and add value to its clients, has announced the acquisition of Welcome Real-time, an international provider of payment based loyalty solutions.

 
Risk & regulation

Australia and Singapore to open reciprocal access to trade repository data

10 hours ago  |  569 views  |  0

ASIC and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to allow trade repositories licensed in one jurisdiction to provide relevant data to the authority in the other jurisdiction.

 
Retail banking

VeriFone PAYware Ocius gets PCI SSC certification

10 hours ago  |  684 views  |  0

VeriFone Systems, Inc. (NYSE: PAY), today announced that its Payments as a Service (PaaS) platform for the UK market-PAYware Ocius-has been certified by the PCI Security Standards Council (SSC) as an approved Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) solution.

 
Post-trade & ops

Dubai Financial Market and Korea Securities Depository to collaborate on post-trade

10 hours ago  |  346 views  |  0

Dubai Financial Market (DFM) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Korea Securities Depository (KSD) in order to promote close cooperation and further develop the post-trade securities market infrastructure between Dubai and Korea.

 
Risk & regulation

Dassault Systèmes names 3D FinTech Challenge finalists

10 hours ago  |  1256 views  |  0

Dassault Systèmes today announced the 6 finalists selected to participate in the 3D FinTech Challenge 2014, an immersive accelerator programme designed to empower and accelerate technology innovation within financial services and this year, specifically within the Investment Management industry.

 
Risk & regulation

BME Clearing receives Emir auhtorisation

10 hours ago  |  334 views  |  0

BME Clearing, the BME subsidiary that provides clearing services as a Central Counterparty (CCP), announced today that its national competent authority, CNMV, has approved its application as a CCP in accordance with the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).

 
Wholesale banking

Iosco consults on OTC derivatives risk standards

10 hours ago  |  321 views  |  0

The International Organization of Securities Commissions today published the consultation report Risk Mitigation Standards for Non-centrally Cleared OTC Derivatives, which proposes nine standards aimed at mitigating the risks in the non-centrally cleared OTC derivatives markets.

 
Payments

LightSpeed to move into payments on $35 million funding round

10 hours ago  |  387 views  |  0

LightSpeed, the commerce platform for serious retailers, today announced that it closed $35 million in new funding led by Canadian investment firm, iNovia Capital, and previous investor, Accel Partners.

 
Security

Bitcoin startup Gem secures $2 million funding round

10 hours ago  |  550 views  |  0

Gem, a Venice-based Bitcoin startup, today announced the completion of a $2 million seed round of funding to accelerate the growth of its recently launched full-stack API that provides developers with a complete solution, eliminating the pain of building Bitcoin security infrastructure into their apps.

 
Cards

Net Element brings Apple Play to merchants

10 hours ago  |  415 views  |  0

Net Element, Inc. (NETE) ("Net Element" or the "Company"), a technology-driven group specializing in mobile payments and value-added transactional services in emerging countries and in the United States, today announces it will integrate Apple services into its point-of-sale payment acceptance hardware and software, enabling Company merchants the ability to accept Apple Pay from customers.

 
Wholesale banking

Deutsche Bank Switzerland migrates core-banking platform to Avaloq

13 hours ago  |  283 views  |  0

The Avaloq group has successfully completed the transformation project to exchange the core banking platform at the Wealth Management Operations Back Office of Deutsche Bank (Switzerland) Ltd to the B-Source Master, the Swiss Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) platform based on the Avaloq Banking Suite.

 
Retail banking

Wausau teams with Cummins Allison on cheque and cash scanning

15 hours ago  |  617 views  |  0

WAUSAU Financial Systems, the provider of best-in-breed financial technology, services and solutions, today announced it's teaming with Cummins Allison to offer banks unprecedented ability to capture checks and cash using just one scanner.

 
Mobile & online

Wells Fargo text banking services says hola to Spanish-speaking customers

15 hours ago  |  714 views  |  0

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) today announced its text banking service is now available in Spanish, giving Spanish-speaking customers a safe and easy way to manage their personal and small business finances.

 
Payments

US Bank releases mobile app for treasury management clients

15 hours ago  |  701 views  |  0

U.S. Bank Mobile SinglePoint clients can now access banking functionality while away from the office with an iPhone or iPad app.

 
Wholesale banking

NovaSparks unveils NovaTick

15 hours ago  |  513 views  |  0

NovaSparks™, the leading field programmable gate array (FPGA) market data company, today announced NovaTick, its third generation pure FPGA feed handler solution built on a new hardware platform.

 
Mobile & online

Spanish retailer Loewe selects Ingenico iPhone-based payment tech

15 hours ago  |  362 views  |  0

Ingenico Group (Euronext: FR0000125346 - ING), the global leader in seamless payment, today announced that Loewe, the Spanish luxury retailer, has turned to Ingenico Group for a fully managed iPhone-based in-store mobile payment solution to be deployed across its pan-European and global retail network, starting in Milan (Italy) and Omotesando (Japan).

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