Chase and Hyatt Launch EMV Chip Card

Chase Card Services announced the Hyatt Credit Card with EMV chip and signature technology. With the addition of EMV chip technology, cardholders benefit from no foreign transaction fees while earning 3 Hyatt Gold Passport Points for every $1 spent at Hyatt destinations worldwide, among many other first-class features. The Hyatt Credit Card’s EMV chip technology…

MasterCard mPartnership Targets 1Billion User Expansion

MasterCard outlined its vision on how to reach the next billion consumers through mobile innovation and partnerships. MasterCard and mobile partners Comviva, Intel, iZettle, Santander and Turkcell intend to reach the next billion consumers through a mobile channel with collaboration and innovation in a collective effort. This comes on the heels of unveiling of “Wanda” joint venture with Telefónica to provide mobile payment solutions to over 87 million Movistar customers in its Latin American markets.

Payment Alliance International Intros ATM Data Breach Protection

Payment Alliance International (PAI) electronic payment processing and information solutions, will launch the “PAI Secure” ATM. This indemnification coverage program protects PCI-related data breaches at ATMs, fee notice sticker suits and legal fees. The “PAI Secure” ATM program covers expenses and/or fines associated with ATM data breaches and sticker suits, plus provides information on how businesses can bring their locations into compliance with the Electronic Funds Transfer Act (ATM sticker suits). The PAI Secure ATM program allows participating distributors and ATM owners will be protected with indemnification coverage for expenses and fines associated with ATM data breaches, sticker lawsuits and legal fees.

Fiserv updates fee billing and revenue management

Fiserv, a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, today announced new enhancements to Advantage Fee, its fee billing and revenue management solution. Through Advantage Fee, Fiserv offers financial services organizations a robust solution that streamlines billing processes, thereby automating the new generation of complex fee structures and dramatically reducing revenue leakage. “The enhancements…

eProcessing Network Launches mCard Reader

eProcessing Network payment gateway launched its “ePNMobile Pro” Encrypted Audio Jack Reader processing solution for the latest in smart phone technologies to small and mid-sized merchants. This allows merchants to use their own mobile device to securely process any form of accepted electronic payment from virtually any location. ePN’s mobile device offers MagStripe reading through bi-directional card swiping capabilities, allowing merchants to qualify for swiped rates and lower their costs. This is combined with the enhanced features of the ePN Gateway and easy-to-download Mobile Apps.

Vantage Card Services & ControlScan to Support Level 4 Merchants

Vantage Card Services, a top provider of payment processing and systems for merchants, businesses and banks, has expanded its relationship with ControlScan, the leading provider of PCI compliance and security solutions designed for small merchants and the acquirers that serve them, to help their small and mid-size merchants achieve and maintain PCI compliance. For years,…

Card Compliant and IDology Jointly Offer Compliance

Card Compliant, a compliance specialty company, and IDology, a leading identity verification provider, announced a partnership to better serve the prepaid access and prepaid card industry. Card Compliant is leveraging IDology’s identity proofing solutions to meet CIP/KYC regulations and comply with FinCEN’s Regulatory Requirements on prepaid access cards. The partnership between the two companies allows…

Oberthur Demonstrates Long-Range Transaction SIM

Oberthur Technologies security and identification solutions and services based on smart card technologies, and Ingecom, a market leader in Radio-Frequency products, have collaborated to introduce the “AirSIM” high frequency chip and antenna in a SIM card. This identifies mobile users and communicates with a receiver remotely located. The NFC technology allows proximity transactions as “AirSIM” allows wide field communications at a distance ranging from few centimetres up to 15 meters.

Oberthur Technologies to Integrate Interop Technologies

Oberthur Technologies announced a key partnership agreement with Interop Technologies mobile device management, connectivity gateway, and messaging solutions for CDMA operators. Oberthur Technologies will integrate Interop’s CDMA OTA provisioning platform into its broader OTA management solution in order to serve CDMA wireless network operators worldwide. Oberthur Technologies currently supports GSM operators with its Application Loader and Management (ALM) solution, a field-hardened SIM OTA management platform deployed in 2G and 3G networks. By adding Interop’s CDMA solution to its product suite, Oberthur Technologies enables CDMA operators to manage the full range of available handsets.