Robert McKinley, Senior Analyst/Editor Robert McKinley, with 33 years experience covering payment cards and payment systems, is Senior Analyst/Editor for CardFlash and other payments-related publications. He is the retired founder and chief executive of RAM Research, CardWeb and CardTrak. McKinley served as an expert witness in 100+ litigations including two multi-$billion trials, testified before the U.S. Congress, chaired multiple payments conferences, hired as consultant by Fortune 100 companies and several overseas financial institutions. Full Bio: www.rbm4.com

Avery Deploys Visual IQ Platform to Smoke Competitors

Avery Deploys Visual IQ Platform to Smoke Competitors

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Visual IQ says Avery Products has selected Visual IQ’s IQ Intelligence Suite to measure and optimize its digital marketing spend. Avery will use the Visual IQ platform to measure the true impact of its digital marketing efforts, identify the touchpoints that are most effective across the complex customer journey, and determine…

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Terra and LexisNexis Risk Solutions Ink a Big Paper Deal

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Terra, a mobile-first international payment network, incubated by Mahindra Comviva, has inked a collaboration deal with LexisNexis Risk Solutions. The globalization of financial markets and the growing move to digitize remittances have made it easy to move funds to any corner of the world. With an increase in the volume of…

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India’s Saavn Inks a Major mPayments Deal with Mozido

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Mozido has inked a multi-year agreement with Saavn, a top music streaming service. The partnership will leverage Mozido’s mobile wallet and engagement platform to streamline payments, rewards, financial services, and offers for Saavn’s 18 million listeners. The companies plan to introduce the wallet later this year. Under the agreement, Mozido will…

Zebit & San Diego HR Roundtable Do the Tango for Employees

Zebit & San Diego HR Roundtable Do the Tango for Employees

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] San Diego HR Roundtable (SDHR), a community of hundreds of HR professionals within San Diego’s business network, has adopted Zebit’s free employee benefit to help working Americans take control of their everyday financial lives. With the implementation, SDHR members can experience firsthand how Zebit helps HR professionals tackle financial stress in the…

Dashlane Ankles David Lapter as Chief Financial Officer

Dashlane Ankles David Lapter as Chief Financial Officer

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Dashlane, a password manager specialist, has ankled David Lapter as Chief Financial Officer. Lapter, who has worked with companies like Fab.com, Tru Optik, MakeSpace and more, will oversee legal, compliance, finance, investor relations and business operations for Dashlane. Lapter brings a wealth of finance and business management experience to Dashlane. In…

ACI Worldwide Sweet-Hearts Verifone for Europe’s Auchan Group

ACI Worldwide Sweet-Hearts Verifone for Europe’s Auchan Group

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] ACI Worldwide sweet-hearts Verifone to deliver a comprehensive pan-European card payments platform for Auchan Group, one of Europe’s largest food retailers Auchan relies on ACI’s market-leading omni-channel UP Retailer Payments solution as the foundation for its cross-border payments strategy. In addition, the ACI solution will integrate with Verifone’s VX 820 PIN…

Oberthur Finds 80% Lust for a Motion Code-enabled card

Oberthur Finds 80% Lust for a Motion Code-enabled card

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] New survey shows 80% of respondents would be more likely to use a MOTION CODE-enabled card vs. one with a printed, static CVV for online shopping. Oberthur Technologies found the static printed code (CVV) is replaced by a mini-screen that displays an automatically refreshed code generated by an algorithm (dynamic CVV)…

Nexway has inked a deal with Kingsoft

Nexway has inked a deal with Kingsoft

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Nexway, a premium e-commerce platform and digital marketing expert, has inked Kingsoft, a market leader in award-winning user-friendly software, has selected Nexway’s wide-ranging e-commerce solutions for worldwide online sales of its digital products. Nexway delivers holistic support on several levels: • A global distribution capacity: An e-Distribution network with more than…

Oberthur to Offer Watch Contactless Payments

Oberthur to Offer Watch Contactless Payments

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Oberthur Technologies announced its selection by Mondaine, a leading player in the watch industry, to offer watch contactless payments firstly in Switzerland, by providing the world’s first contactless payment chip the size of a SIM card for the watch market. OT is a world leader in embedded digital security that protects…

Other: TIMETRIC; SWIFT CAPITAL; VOXOX and TSI.

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] In Other News: TIMETRIC (report); SWIFT CAPITAL (Board); VOXOX (promo) and TSI (patent). TIMETRIC – Timetric ”US Cards and Payments: Key Trends & Drivers, Emerging Consumer Attitudes and Credit Card Growth Prospects to 2019″ is the result of extensive research into the Financial Services industry covering the credit card market in…

MyCheck Corrals Not Your Average Joe’s Restaurants

MyCheck Corrals Not Your Average Joe’s Restaurants

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Casual dining specialist Not Your Average Joe’s (NYAJ) has teamed with MyCheck, a mobile payment technology platform, to develop its first branded mobile payment app to further elevate customer convenience and engagement. The app incorporates MyCheck’s PCI DSS Level 1-compliant mobile payment technology and integrates with Not Your Average Joe’s point of…

Custom Business Hits Paydirt w/NorthStar Order Entry 4.0

Custom Business Hits Paydirt w/NorthStar Order Entry 4.0

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Custom Business Solutions has released NorthStar Order Entry 4.0, offering robust capabilities for improving operations and increasing efficiencies for restaurant and food service businesses. First developed for the restaurant industry five years ago, NorthStar Order Entry provides an omni-channel platform for guests and servers to more efficiently order while managing security,…