Special Breaking News Mentions in Today’s CardFlash

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Breaking News: DRA (licensing); PARKMOBILE (NYC); CARDFELLOW (Indigo); and THREATMETRIX (Fuji Soft). DRA – Canada-based Digital Retail Apps (DRA) will begin licensing its purchase verification technology to merchants and partners. As well, the company has earned an additional patent on its system and method of facilitating secure self-payment transactions of retail…

MOVO Hits Pay Dirt For Free Alternative Banking

MOVO Hits Pay Dirt For Free Alternative Banking

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] MOVO has raised an initial $700K to finalize the development of its beta product, scheduled to launch this spring in the US. For MOVO, that means offering a free alternative banking platform with a first-of-its-kind P2P payments app for this neglected market. MOVO accounts are opened and loaded without a bank…

On-Premise IVR w/Cloud-Based PayItByPhone = Future

On-Premise IVR w/Cloud-Based PayItByPhone = Future

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] USAePay has partnered with DemandVoice to offer merchants a Certified Level 1 PCI compliant phone payment method. This partnership will integrate DemandVoice’s premier product, PayItByPhone, which securely collects payments any time, on any phone, and in any language.   DemandVoice is a hosted telephone application provider that brings the power and…

Blur PW Manager for Android Payment Systems to Rule

Blur PW Manager for Android Payment Systems to Rule

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Abine unveiled its new Blur password manager for Android (also available for iOS). Blur is the only password manager in the world that includes privacy protection and a digital wallet for fast, secure virtual (tokenized) e-commerce credit card payments.  The Blur App for Android devices enables anyone to create tough-to-crack passwords,…

Special Breaking News Mentions in Today’s CardFlash

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Breaking News: MASTERCARD (CU Wallet); ESERVGLOBAL (Djibouti); GSMA (women); and ALLIED (WooCommerce). MASTERCARD – MasterCard and CU Wallet are partnering to deliver a customized digital service to credit unions. CU Wallet will speed the development and deployment of mobile wallets and payment solutions for community financial institutions by offering the MasterPass…

PayCommerce Ankles New Head of European Business

PayCommerce Ankles New Head of European Business

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] PayCommerce has ankled Jose Martinez-Benavente as VP, European head of global business development in Europe. This role will not only deepen PayCommerce’s regional customer relationships; but also further strengthen the firm’s European footprint. Mr. Martinez-Benavente is based in Frankfurt, Germany and brings over 20 years experience in the non-cash electronic payments…

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Fiserv’s Account Processing Platform CUnify Leaps

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Fiserv has inked 25 credit unions, with approximately $2.5 billion in assets and 250,000 members collectively to commit to the CUnify account processing platform from Fiserv. Five of these credit unions are new core processing clients of Fiserv, and will be converting to CUnify in 2016. CUnify is a scalable account…

Coin to Enable MasterCard Digital Enablement Service

Coin to Enable MasterCard Digital Enablement Service

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Coin announced a developer program for accelerating the integration of payments into wearables. The program will enable access to the MasterCard Digital Enablement Service (MDES) to securely digitize MasterCard payment credentials and further reduce the barrier to entry for device manufacturers. The program, compatible with a range of wearables such as…

Visa Token Service Extends to Automobile Manufacturers

Visa Token Service Extends to Automobile Manufacturers

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Visa says it is making the Visa Token Service available to auto manufacturers, helping to pave the way for easy and secure car-based commerce. To further advance car-based commerce, Visa is also offering a range of related digital payment solutions, including new standards for Bluetooth (BLE) and QR codes that could…

Bunker Wallet Uses Pocket Firewall to Stop Bad Hackers

Bunker Wallet Uses Pocket Firewall to Stop Bad Hackers

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Mutbak, a new company launched by a former hacker and security expert, who recently announced the launch of their first product, a Premium Quality Leather Wallet with RFID Blocking Liners designed to protect the wallet owner’s sensitive information. According to the company, the Bunker uses “Pocket Firewall”, the highest signal and…

MasterPass Dominates 97% of M-Payment Conversations

MasterPass Dominates 97% of M-Payment Conversations

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Digital wallets including Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, Android Pay and MasterPass dominated – 97% – of total mobile payments conversations in 2015, centered on product launches, service improvements and how users are evaluating them. In 2015, consumers embraced the increasing choice of digital payments options available to them, moving beyond the…

Special Breaking News Mentions in Today’s CardFlash

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Breaking News: TIMETRIC (France); LOYLOGIC (loyalty); CSI (Texas); and SAFETYPAY (expansion). TIMETRIC – The ‘The Cards and Payments Industry in France: Emerging Trends and Opportunities to 2019’ Timetric report provides detailed analysis of market trends in France’s cards and payments industry. It provides values and volumes for a number of key…