27 August 2014

Company announcements


PayPal and Braintree launch v.zero SDK to six new countries

3 hours ago  |  625 views  |  0

Innovation happens everywhere. But when it’s supported by the right tools, it can happen much faster and more seamlessly. The right platform can help unlock and support innovation that otherwise wouldn’t be possible.

Retail banking

Diasoft becomes Bian member

8 hours ago  |  555 views  |  0

Diasoft, a leading financial software vendor, has joined the Banking Industry Architecture Network (Bian) to help drive banking innovation and participate in the development of banking technology standards.

Trade execution

SEC preps pilot to assess tick size impact on small firms

9 hours ago  |  601 views  |  0

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that the national securities exchanges and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (Finra) filed a proposal to establish a national market system plan to implement a targeted 12-month pilot program that will widen minimum quoting and trading increments (tick sizes) for certain stocks with smaller capitalization.


Osper enlists allpay for prepaid card aimed at under-18s

10 hours ago  |  522 views  |  0

allpay, the UK’s fastest growing card services provider, is supporting prepaid innovator, Osper, with its first class manufacturing, personalisation and fulfilment application for its signature bright orange plastic prepaid card.


Ethiopia's banks selects BPC Smartvista for national switching operations

10 hours ago  |  625 views  |  0

BPC Banking Technologies, the leading provider of Open System payment solutions, announces that EthSwitch has chosen SmartVista to power its national switching operations in Ethiopia.

Retail banking

Inside Secure appoints Martin Bergenwall head of mobile security business division

10 hours ago  |  636 views  |  0

Inside Secure, a leader in embedded security solutions for mobile and connected devices, today announces it has appointed Martin Bergenwall, currently vice-president of the group's embedded security solutions product line, to the position of head of the Mobile Security business division.

Mobile & online

Ingenico mobile acceptance tech gets Cartes Bancaires CB certification

10 hours ago  |  696 views  |  0

Ingenico Group, global leader in seamless payment, announced today that it has been awarded the first certification in France for an m-acceptance (or mobile acceptance) solution by Cartes Bancaires CB Group.


Japan's NTT Docomo taps Gemalto for NFC services

26 August 2014  |  1004 views  |  0

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653), the world leader in digital security, announces the selection by NTT Docomo, INC., the No.1 mobile operator in Japan with over 63 million subscribers, for its mobile NFC services.

Retail banking

Omlis forms alliance with Orion Software and Services

26 August 2014  |  750 views  |  0

Global mobile payment solutions provider Omlis has confirmed a strategic partnership with leading technology distributor Orion Software and Services.

Retail banking

Nacha membership approves rules to boost ACH network quality

26 August 2014  |  670 views  |  0

The Electronic Payments Association today announced its voting membership approved two new amendments to the Nacha Operating Rules that will further improve ACH Network quality by reducing the incidence of ACH transactions that result in exceptions and returns.

Retail banking

Wells Fargo expands El Salvador ExpressSend remittance network

26 August 2014  |  824 views  |  0

Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) announced today that it has added SCOTIABANK and Remesas BAC Credomatic to its network of ExpressSend® payout locations in El Salvador. The new remittance network members will bring the total number of payout locations in El Salvador to more than 500, along with more than 1,200 ATMs.


Western Union expands digital capabilities in Europe

26 August 2014  |  833 views  |  0

The Western Union Company (WU), a leader in global payment services, today announced that consumers in Austria, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom now have the option to fund online and mobile Western UnionMoney Transfer transactions using their bank accounts.

Retail banking

Bank of Maharashtra installs FIS payments platform

26 August 2014  |  1001 views  |  0

FIS (NYSE: FIS), the world's largest provider of banking and payments technology solutions and a global leader in consulting and outsourcing solutions, today announced its selection as electronic payments partner by Bank of Maharashtra, one of India's leading public sector banks.


Sequent Software receives one-touch m-payments-related patent

26 August 2014  |  902 views  |  0

Sequent Software, the world’s leading provider of digital issuance and open wallet platform-as-a-service, announced today that it has been awarded a key patent for simplifying mobile payments and enabling fast and seamless transactions at merchants through the “One Tap” mobile payments functionality.


Apriva partners GoCoin on digital currency processing

26 August 2014  |  1039 views  |  0

Apriva, the leading provider of secure end-to-end wireless transaction and information solutions, today announced a strategic technology partnership with GoCoin to process digital currencies like Bitcoin, Litecoin and Dogecoin for Apriva's 1,000+ channel partners.

Retail banking

Chaps slashes costs for low volume participants

26 August 2014  |  749 views  |  0

Chaps Co, the UK's same day high-value payment system, is pleased to announce today an update to its funding model. In 2015, Chaps will make participation in the scheme even more cost effective by charging low volume Participants 50% less.

Trade execution

Taiwan Stock Exchange rolls out trading system

26 August 2014  |  685 views  |  0

Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) has successfully rolled out its second generation FAST (Fully Automated Securities Trading) system, replacing all existing trading platforms. The new proprietary system boosts TWSE's trading capacity by three times, reduces latency by seventeen times and doubles system efficiency.


Citi launches branded digital wallet

26 August 2014  |  1540 views  |  0

Citi cardmembers now have a quicker and simpler way to make online purchases with the new Citi Wallet.

Wholesale banking

Bursa Malaysia introduces Asean post-trade services

26 August 2014  |  1178 views  |  0

Bursa Malaysia Berhad ("Bursa Malaysia") introduced ASEAN Post Trade services to its Participating Organisations (POs) for outbound (non-Bursa Malaysia Securities') trades executed on participating ASEAN stock exchanges that are currently on the ASEAN Trading Link. These post trade services are available on subscription basis.


SafeCharge becomes Visa Europe principal member

26 August 2014  |  727 views  |  0

SafeCharge (SCH.L), leaders in advanced payment technologies, today announces it has been granted principal membership status for merchant acquiring by Visa Europe.

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