FICO is making additional versions of the FICO Score available to consumers. Anyone who buys a product with a base FICO Score 8 from myFICO.com now also receives up to 10 additional FICO Score versions ” five based upon Equifax data and five based upon Experian data.
Monitise inks a deal to move its production hosting and cloud requirements to IBM, including SoftLayer. The news comes admidst revenues from consumer-originated payments predicted to increase from $249 billion worldwide in 2012 to $460 billion in 20221, there are multiple opportunities for banks to capitalize on this growth via mobile money services.
Fujitsu front-end solutions and Triton Systems ATMs and ATM management software announced they will offer the Fujitsu G60 bill recycling unit in the ARGO 7 ATM. The integrated solution will be on display in the Triton booth number 508 at the ATMIA 2014 US Conference in Orlando, FL. The ATMIA USA annual conference and expo is the largest ATM-focused event in the world and this year’s event marks its 15th anniversary. Triton’s ARGO 7 ATM features a color touchscreen, supports the eco-friendly option of sending SMS text, email or printed receipts, reducing each machine’s carbon footprint and resulting in cost savings over the life of the ATM. Also it can be configured with a business hours or level one safe and is EMV ready. The Fujitsu G60, with up to 1,900 notes capacity, features 4 recycling cassettes, 1 deposit cassette and 1 optional F53 loading cassette. The loading cassette increases up time and productivity by increasing capacities, start of day replenishment or providing an additional denomination when necessary.
Fiserv launched Biller Advantage multi-channel electronic billing and payment platform for small and mid-sized billers. Designed for the segment of billers that send 2,000 to 500,000 bills a month, Biller Advantage makes it practical for these companies to send electronic bills (e-bills) and accept electronic payments through a variety of channels including their website, mobile-optimized website, automated phone system (IVR) or customer service center. Biller Advantage is available as a white-label product to financial institutions and industry-specific service providers in areas such as healthcare, government and property management. With Biller Advantage, financial institutions and other providers can enable their biller customers to reduce costs and potentially reduce the amount of time it takes to receive payments as they eliminate lag times associated with paper-based billing and payment methods. A dedicated module allows a financial institution or other provider to manage administrative functions for their corporate and treasury customers. It will enable e-bill delivery and electronic payments via the thousands of financial institutions throughout the U.S. that offer Fiserv-supported electronic billing and payment services.
Net Element International is pleased to announce the launch of “TOT Platform” – a value-added transactional services platform. Launched in partnership with PAY.ON, the world’s leading operator of multi-channel payment infrastructure systems, TOT Platform will be the first offering of its kind in the region and will allow Net Element’s subsidiary TOT Group to offer its client-base innovative solutions in mobile payments and transactional services. TOT Platform is a high-performance transaction processing platform that complies with security standards and requirements applicable to the international payments market. The launch of TOT Platform will enhance TOT Group’s suite of value-added, innovative technologies and services in emerging markets.
Hermosillo has awarded Fujitsu the bid to furnish F50 bill dispensing units required by CFE, thanks to its compliance with the technical specification, pricing and country of origin requirements in the public bid. The F50 bill dispensing unit will be integrated into more than 1,000 CFE self-service utility bill payment kiosks, called CFEmaticos. The F50 bill dispensing unit, designed especially for the OEM channel, is a high-volume, single-denomination currency dispenser designed for integration into a number of applications and verticals. CFE began the rollout of their automated bill payment kiosks, including the F50 bill dispensing unit, to nearly 500 locations in December 2012.
Fiserv financial services technology solutions has established a partner relationship with TOPS Software property management software products and services, to make payment processing faster and more efficient for property managers. Fiserv clients who use the RemitStream Exception Handling property management solution and also use TOPS Condo/HOA management software are now able to automatically resolve exceptions during payment processing through integration of homeowner data between the two solutions. Fiserv worked with TOPS to create a specialized file that is in a specific format for loading into the Fiserv processing system without any further manipulation.
Presented by LoyaltyOne and Visa, the 3rd Annual COLLOQUY Loyalty Awards- loyalty awards decided by members of the loyalty industry- announced its recipients. Among them is American Express, selected by the panel for its “Digital Loyalty Innovation.” American Express won for a suite of digital innovations, including its first mobile redemption service, a loyalty experience for the iPad, barcode scanning and price comparisons. From November 2011 to March 2012, mobile/tablet redeemers increased by 117 percent and point redemption, as a share of overall redemption, rose 300 percent. COLLOQUY launched the awards in 2010 to salute the most innovative loyalty initiatives in the industry and, through its more than 45,000 subscribers- select the winning initiatives across 10 industry categories.
Wincor Nixdorf IT solutions for retail and Quad POS systems partnered for cooperation. With this, Quad will take over the distribution of POS systems from Wincor Nixdorf to resellers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. In taking this step, Wincor Nixdorf is continuing its overall expansion by extending its partner business. The cooperation will in future allow specialty retailers or catering companies, for example, to use POS solutions from the market leader Wincor Nixdorf.
Distra, a software provider transforming payments globally, has appointed payments visionary George Dishman into the role of Strategic Sales Executive North America. Distra enables rapid innovation for real-time payments, from point-of-sale, Internet and ATM transactions, and increasingly mobile and social media channels. With its Universal Payments Platform (UPP), Distra empowers issuers, acquirers, schemes and merchants…
Piracle, a leading provider of secure payment solutions, announced the availability of the Create-A-Check SuiteApp, built using NetSuite’s SuiteCloud Computing Platform. Designed and developed for NetSuite users by a NetSuite user, Create-A-Check SuiteApp is a MICR laser check printing and ACH solution developed to prevent fraud and streamline payments. The solution allows NetSuite users to…
Heralding a new era in online commerce, BlueSnap today announced the immediate availability of a complete suite of services designed to enable the adoption of software as a service (SaaS) based “virtual ownership” eCommerce business models by enterprise and fast growth companies. These BlueSnap services support vendors that want to offer consumers and businesses the…