NCR Corporation reported 3Q/11 revenue of $1.40 billion, up 16% from the year ago period. This is thanks in part to continuing operations (attributable to NCR) of $16 million compared to income from continuing operations of $78 million. Income from continuing operations in the third quarter of 2011 included $62 million of pension expense, $24…
Payment Alliance International electronic payment processing solutions and the Electronic Transactions Association’s (ETA) 2011 “ISO of the Year,” has been named a Fast 50 Company by Business First of Louisville for the third consecutive year. Fast 50 award recipients represent companies from the fastest-growing businesses in the 13-county greater Louisville area. Businesses must be independent, for profit, privately held, and have realized at least $1 million in annual revenue for each of the last three years. PAI has been recognized on the Fast 50 list in each of its three years of eligibility and was ranked 20th on this year’s esteemed list. Payment Alliance International payment processing solutions provides ATM processing and maintenance services, ATM equipment sales and support, and ATM branding programs.
Easy Solutions fraud detection and prevention is now designated a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) by PCI Security Standards Council. Easy Solutions has demonstrated the highest levels of quality and professionalism required to assess compliance to the PCI Data Security Standard (DSS). As a QSA Company, Easy Solutions is now certified to help merchants manage data security risks, evaluate the security of their payment data storing systems, and achieve compliance with the PCI DSS.
Wells Fargo & Company is canceling its planned five-state pilot of a monthly $3 fee for users of its debit cards as a response to customer feedback the bank has received. In an effort to change business and provide more of what customers want, the Bank will provide debit card services free of charge for the time being.
Fifth Third Bank has deployed the FIS banking and payments technology “Payment Manager” online bill payment and money movement solution. The Payment Manager provides Fifth Third Bank a comprehensive online bill payment solution to provide its customers enhanced functionality including eBills, electronic delivery of bill payments, balance worksheets for tracking funds and money movement features such as expedited payments.
The Western Union Company reported financial results for 3Q/11, with a revenue of $1.4 billion, 6% over the year ago figure, with a consumer-to-consumer (C2C) revenue increase of 6% as well. Additionally, Europe, Middle East, Africa and South Asia (EMEASA) region revenue increase of 5% on transaction growth of 3%; Americas region revenue increase of…
ScanSource international distributor of AIDC (automatic identification and data capture), POS, communications, and physical security products for the reseller market, announced its fiscal first quarter (3Q/11) posted net sales up 21.4% to $770.3 million compared to $634.5 million for the quarter ended September 30, 2010. Meanwhile, operating income increased by 27.3% to $31.6 million from…
BPC Banking Technologies Open System e-payment solutions completed its certified Visa PayWave launch as Alfa-Bank finishes implementing chip technology. The BPC SmartVista Alfa-Bank offers customers speed and convenience of contactless payments at the POS, namely with the BPC “SmartIssuer” full end-to-end card management including rapid product development, application processing, cardholder servicing and, in conjunction with SmartPro, card personalization and production for all card types, including EMV.
NCR entered into a new agreement with Einstein Noah Restaurant Group to implement its Aloha Enterprise solution and Radiant hardware within each of the company-owned Einstein Bagels and Noah’s New York Bagels restaurants. The restaurants can now improve their front-of-house operations and deliver superior service to customers. NCR’s Aloha solution was chosen to drive faster service, improve order fulfillment and reduce operating costs, enabling the company to take advantage of its integrated functionality, including point-of-sale (POS) software, back office monitoring, systems management tools and kitchen production capabilities.
Mountain West Capital Network (MWCN) recognized three Grant Victor companies, eGlobal, ATMequipment.com and OptConnect, during its 17th Annual Utah 100 Awards Program Oct. 6. eGlobal and ATMequipment.com were ranked among the 100 fastest growing companies in Utah. OptConnect was recognized as one of 15 Emerging Elite Companies. Rankings are determined by the percentage of revenue increase from 2006 through 2010. The Emerging Elite are selected among companies with less than five, but more than two years of operation and show significant promise for future success.
appMobi launched its “MobiUs” mobile Web App Browser. Developed to run apps written in HTML5, “MobiUs” mobile browser powers Web apps and even websites with the exact same capabilities as native apps from the app stores. MobiUs works either as a standalone mobile browser, or it can power Web apps and websites with full native app functionality from a person’s favorite mobile browser, such as the Safari browser for iPhone. This provides mobile-optimized Web app caching for instant access to Web apps even when the device isn’t connected; its “DirectCanvas” offers supercharged game speed and performance; Web-based Push notifications for user engagement; Built-in eCommerce capability through appMobi’s 1Touch digital wallet technology; and tabbed browsing.
TGate Payments launched its “RMSLINK” plug-in for its “PayLINK” PCI PA-DSS certified payment thin client solution. Designed to act as a bridge between “PayLINK” and Microsoft’s Dynamic Retail Management System (RMS), RMSLINK is a built-in RMS plug-in module that integrates instantly and then operates seamlessly in background. Once activated, the processing parameters are bridged and users can immediately begin using all of PayLINK’s value-added capabilities in addition to RMS’ standard feature set. This includes multiple processor support increases flexibility while lowering costs; instant installation and seamless configuration with RMS POS; ans extensive customer-facing peripheral, all with no change to merchant’s POS experience.