Breaking News Mentions in CardFlash February 16th 2016

Breaking News: AVT (PayRange); INTELLING (EU M-Pay); HYPERWALLET (CarHopper); and NICE (KeyBank). AVT – AVT will incorporate the PayRange mobile payment system on the company’s innovative, new coffee kiosks. The Bluetooth-enabled payment device gives customers unparalleled freedom from carrying cash and credit cards, along with unprecedented convenience. INTELLING – Mobile wallet transactions number in the European…

VSoft Survey Finds Top Five Digital Banking Services

VSoft Survey Finds Top Five Digital Banking Services

Top five digital banking services include balance inquiries; online bill payment/ATF; money transfers; finding branch/ATM locations; and customer service support. Atlanta-based VSoft Corporation finds among consumers who have a financial institution, 99 percent say their bank currently offers digital banking services and 88 percent use at least one of those digital services. Conducted on behalf…

Remitly Ankles Krish Srinivasan as CFO

Remitly Ankles Krish Srinivasan as CFO

Remitly has ankled Krish Srinivasan to be chief financial officer (CFO). Srinivasan will bring 20 years of experience in financial planning, analysis and investor relations, having served in executive positions at Microsoft, Amazon and Lyft. Concurrent with this transition, Andy Larson, who served as Remitly’s CFO for the past three years, will take on new…

Kiwis Increase Use of Contactless Payments

Kiwis Increase Use of Contactless Payments

The number of Kiwis using contactless payments has jumped over 20% compared to just a year ago. The MasterCard survey of over 1000 New Zealanders found 85% of Kiwis have increased their use of contactless payments over the past year. Two thirds of New Zealanders are regularly using the technology citing that it is convenient…

Sierra Wireless Unveils Smart SIM Technology

Sierra Wireless Unveils Smart SIM Technology

Sierra Wireless unveiled its Smart SIM technology and connectivity service that provide customers with superior coverage and service quality to accelerate the deployment of global IoT applications. With the addition of its global Smart SIM offering, Sierra Wireless delivers the most comprehensive, fully integrated device-to-cloud solution, including hardware, managed connectivity, and cloud services for multi-operator,…

Small Business Owners Optimism is Rising

Small Business Owners Optimism is Rising

Small business owners optimism is rising over the past year. The bounce in optimism benefitted largely from small business owners feeling better about their cash flow. According to the latest Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index, conducted January 11-15, as the Index’s overall score rose to 67, a 13-point gain from November’s survey. The quarterly survey,…