31 July 2014

Company announcements

 
Retail banking

Ingenico H1 net income soars

13 hours ago  |  524 views  |  0

Ingenico Group (Euronext: FR0000125346 - ING) announced today its reviewed interim financial statements for the six-month period ended June 30, 2014.

 
Risk & regulation

Wipro partners OpenLink for energy/commodity IT services

14 hours ago  |  475 views  |  0

Wipro Ltd. (WIT), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced a global strategic consulting partnership with OpenLink, the global leader in Transaction Lifecycle Management (TLM) software for the commodity, energy and financial services industries.

 
Retail banking

BitPay sets one million merchant goal with new pricing plan

14 hours ago  |  527 views  |  0

BitPay, the world leader in business solutions for the bitcoin digital currency, announces a new pricing plan which offers basic payment processing free-of-charge, forever.

 
Retail banking

Las Vegas gets first bitcoin ATM

14 hours ago  |  586 views  |  0

Gucci, Prada, Louis… and now Bitcoin! Coin Cloud opens the "Bitcoin Bodega" with the Las Vegas Strip's first bitcoin ATM.

 
Trade execution

Bloomberg opens new ticker plant in Toronto

14 hours ago  |  484 views  |  0

Bloomberg today announced a new ticker plant in the Toronto Markham data center, giving financial institutions faster access to real-time market data from Canadian exchanges.

 
Payments

First Data acquires mobile gift card startup Gyft

14 hours ago  |  1083 views  |  0

First Data, the global leader in payment technology and services solutions, has taken a key step to provide consumers with spending flexibility and help businesses grow through the acquisition of Gyft Inc., the Silicon Valley-based company that entered the $100 billion gift card market in 2012 and pioneered the concept of a mobile wallet for gift cards.

 
Mobile & online

Blackhawk Network works with Amazon on gift card wallet

15 hours ago  |  475 views  |  0

Blackhawk Network, Inc., a leading prepaid and payments network, and Amazon have teamed up to bring customers a better way to manage and spend their gift cards.

 
Payments

CoinTerra chooses CenturyLink data centres for bitcoin mining ops

15 hours ago  |  505 views  |  0

CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL) today announced that it has signed a multi-megawatt data center deal withCoinTerra, Inc . to host CoinTerra's rapidly growing Bitcoin-mining operations in CenturyLink data centers.

 
Retail banking

First Trade Union Bank revamps digital platforms

16 hours ago  |  562 views  |  0

First Trade Union Bank launched its enhanced digital banking platform with new industry-leading Online Banking features, a new FT Mobile app for iOS and Android devices, and a public website built using responsive web design, ftub.com.

 
Payments

Privredna Banka Zagreb and AmEx pilot HCE-based mobile NFC payments in Croatia

16 hours ago  |  1083 views  |  0

Privredna Banka Zagreb (PBZ, Intesa Sanpaolo Group), Intesa Sanpaolo Card Ltd. and American Express today announced that the three companies have initiated a pilot to test - for the first time - HCE (Host Card Emulation) for mobile NFC (Near-Field Communication) payments at POS (Point-of-Sale) terminals in Croatia.

 
Payments

Boku launches direct carrier billing in India

16 hours ago  |  372 views  |  0

Boku, Inc., the global leader in mobile payments, has developed technology and mobile network operator (MNO) relationships that make advanced mobile payments technology available in India, one of the largest of the "BRIC" nations.

 
Payments

EU lays out RFID data protection framework

16 hours ago  |  621 views  |  0

New EU-wide technical standards have been agreed that will help users of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) smart chips and systems comply with EU Data Protection rules and the Commission's 2009 recommendation on RFID (see IP/09/740). A "data protection impact assessment" process has also been agreed.

 
Cards

Shivalik Mercantile Cooperative Bank signs for FIS 'bank in a box'

16 hours ago  |  486 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, has been selected by India's Shivalik Mercantile Cooperative Bank Ltd to provide a completely outsourced "bank in a box" solution for the bank.

 
Cards

Old Mutual launches prepaid and reward reward programme in Namibia

17 hours ago  |  445 views  |  0

BPC Banking Technologies, the leading provider of Open System payment solutions for the financial industry, announces the successful completion of the Omcard Namibia project.

 
Payments

First Data narrows Q2 net loss

17 hours ago  |  475 views  |  0

First Data Corporation today reported record financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Consolidated revenue for the second quarter was $2.8 billion, a new record, up $128 million, or 5%, compared to a year ago.

 
Payments

Adyen introduces JCB card acceptance

17 hours ago  |  500 views  |  0

JCB International Co., Ltd. (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB, the only global payment brand based in Japan, and Adyen, the global provider of international and omni-channel payment solutions, are pleased to announce their partnership to enable Adyen merchants in 28 European countries to accept payments both online and in stores from over 84 million JCB card members worldwide.

 
Wholesale banking

Thomson Reuters reports Q2 results

17 hours ago  |  611 views  |  0

Thomson Reuters (TSX / NYSE: TRI) today reported results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014.

 
Retail banking

Croatia's Hypo Alpe-Adria-Bank implements 2-factor authentication with HID Global tokens

18 hours ago  |  664 views  |  0

HID Global, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, today announced that its ActivID Authentication Appliance and ActivID Soft Token identity assurance solutions have been deployed by Hypo Alpe-Adria-Bank in Croatia to provide their customers secure mobile and internet banking.

 
Payments

Miura Systems unveils M010 chip & PIN reader for mobile and tablet

19 hours ago  |  669 views  |  0

Miura Systems; the UK based manufacturer of secure electronic payment hardware to the leading Mobile Point of Sale (mPOS) payment providers, has announced today that it is launching the M010. The Chip & PIN card reader comes with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity allowing it to work with a smartphone, tablet and other Wi-Fi enabled devices.

 
Retail banking

Jamaica National Building Society's small business loans subsidiary chooses Mambu

19 hours ago  |  398 views  |  0

JN Small Business Loans Limited (JNSBL), the small business loans subsidiary of Jamaica's third largest financial institution, Jamaica National Building Society, has selected Mambu as its new core banking platform.

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