Briefs: ATOM; UNIONPAY; PARKMOBILE; and ACI

In Other News: ATOM (tickets); UNIONPAY (c-store); PARKMOBILE (CT); and ACI (FL). ATOM – Atom Tickets, the first-of-its-kind mobile movie ticketing platform, expands its service to moviegoers in more than 70 major metros across the U.S., including: New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Boston, Washington, DC, Cleveland, Indianapolis, and Baltimore in collaboration with leading exhibitors AMC Theatres,…

Gemalto & RioCard Implement Contactless Ticket Wristbands

Gemalto & RioCard Implement Contactless Ticket Wristbands

Gemalto has teamed with RioCard, Rio de Janeiro’s public transportation ticketing operator, to implement contactless transport ticket wristbands. When fully implemented, the solution will simplify secure payments and improve convenience ensuring smoother travel in any mode of transportation (bus, ferry, subway and train) for more than 10 million residents and visitors to Brazil’s second largest…

Bank Audi and Verifone Team for Cashless Payment Solutions

Bank Audi and Verifone Team for Cashless Payment Solutions

Bank Audi, Lebanon’s largest bank, has teamed with Verifone to provide thousands of merchants with point-of-sale (POS) devices designed to bring new payment and commerce capabilities to the country’s expanding retail market. The deal is part of the country’s retail infrastructure upgrade. Supporting Bank Audi’s merchant services in both countertop and mobile retail sales environments,…

PAYFORT Integrates Mastercard Payment Gateway Services

PAYFORT Integrates Mastercard Payment Gateway Services

Mastercard and PAYFORT, a major Arab online payment service provider, have announced a strategic collaboration to introduce the next generation of payment solutions – enabled by Mastercard Payment Gateway Services. Building on Mastercard’s proven approach to helping businesses create better online purchase experiences for their customers, the agreement will enable e-commerce merchants using PAYFORT’s online…

Masterpass Global Digital Payment Service Set to Explode

Masterpass Global Digital Payment Service Set to Explode

MasterCard unveiled the foundation for the future of commerce with the new Masterpass global digital payment service. This enhanced solution enables consumers to look no further than their own trusted bank or credit union to make fast, simple and secure digital payments – across devices and channels – anywhere they want to shop be it…

GraspPAY Integrates with Concur

GraspPAY Integrates with Concur

Grasp Technologies reports its business travel payment solution, GraspPAY now seamlessly integrates with Concur, an industry first. As one of the world’s leading automated corporate travel and expense management solutions, Concur is widely used by travel managers to manage travel bookings and expense reconciliation. GraspPAY automates not only the process of issuing single-use virtual card…

In Other News: ADS (deal); WISEKEY (BVLGARI); ICBA (CEO); and FIS (PAI)

In Other News: ADS (deal); WISEKEY (BVLGARI); ICBA (CEO); and FIS (PAI). ADS – Alliance Data Systems announced its Columbus, Ohio-based card services business, a premier provider of branded private label, co-brand and commercial credit programs, has inked a new long-term agreement to provide private label credit card services for Secaucus, N.J.-based The Children’s Place,…

Cardinal Commerce Racks Up More than 60 Global Payment Patents

Cardinal Commerce Racks Up More than 60 Global Payment Patents

CardinalCommerce has significantly expanded its global patent portfolio. The company’s U.S. and international patent portfolio now totals 63 issued patents, with a dozen new patents recently granted from five countries. Cardinal’s patents include sophisticated technology, architecture, engineering and applied sciences to protect its business and provide a safe haven for its Customers and Partners. Cardinal…