PokitDok introduced its Health Credit Outcome (HCO) product, designed to aid qualification tools used by lending institutions, payment solutions, health systems and medical practitioners, as they make new financing options available to their customers for non-acute medical services.
San Francisco area – based Feedzai has inked a new customer in Brazil. The new customer in Brazil can handle more than 10,000 transactions per second and is licensed by both Visa and MasterCard.
MoneyGram announced a new agreement with the mobile platform company DeviceFidelity to become the exclusive money transfer provider for DeviceFidelity’s award-winning moneto™ mobile financial service offering. The new service is available to moneto users immediately on iPhone and Android platforms. The agreement brings together a leading provider of mobile plug and play solutions and the world’s second largest global money transfer company to give moneto users a fast, convenient, and secure way to send money using a mobile device to any of MoneyGram’s more than 321,000 locations in 198 countries. Consumers simply sign up for a moneto account by downloading the free moneto mobile app from the iPhone App Store or Android’s Google Play. Once registered, users receive a moneto prepaid MasterCard card in the mail, and then have access to the moneto app’s award-winning features.
Chase took top honors in the Keynote Mobile Banking Scorecard for overall mobile web experience in Q1 2013. This is Chase’s third consecutive win in Keynote’s ranking of mobile offerings among the 15 largest U.S. banks. In the latest Keynote Scorecard, Chase ranked #1 in two of four categories – Functionality and Ease of Use – to take the top spot overall. Features include “QuickDeposit” mobile check deposit capability; “QuickPay” person-to-person payment service; and Chase Instant Action Alerts to notify customers of a low balance. The Scorecard measures and ranks the 15 largest retail banks in the United States based on a list of more than 100 criteria in four main categories, developed from user testing and research.
Shareholders of Diebold elected its board of directors at its annual meeting and declared the second-quarter cash dividend and re-elected company officers. Newly elected directors include Roberto Artavia, chairman of the board, Viva Trust, (Nassau, Bahamas and San Jose, Costa Rica) and Robert S. Prather, Jr., president and chief operating officer, Gray Television, Inc. (Atlanta, Georgia). Re-elected to the board of directors were Patrick W. Allender, retired executive vice president, chief financial officer and secretary, Danaher Corporation, Washington, D.C.; Bruce L. Byrnes, retired vice chairman of the board, Procter & Gamble, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio Phillip R. Cox, president and chief executive officer, Cox Financial Corporation, Cincinnati, Ohio; Richard L. Crandall, managing partner, Aspen Venture LLC, Aspen, Colorado; Gale S. Fitzgerald, retired president and director, TranSpend, Inc., Bernardsville, New Jersey; Rajesh K. Soin, chairman of the board and chief executive officer, Soin International LLC, Beavercreek, Ohio; Henry D.G. Wallace, executive chairman of the board, Diebold, Incorporated; and Alan J. Weber, chief executive officer, Weber Group LLC, Greenwich, Connecticut.
New U.S. Bank FlexPerks Visa are invited to try a new m-payment service called U.S. Bank “Go Mobile,” which allows customers to securely pay for everyday purchases with a wave of their iPhone 4 or iPhone 4S. U.S. Bank is introducing the service in Beta with FlexPerks Travel Rewards Visa Signature account holders before introducing it more broadly in 2013. For this, U.S. Bank FlexPerks customers who opt-in for the service will receive a customized U.S. Bank Go Mobile iPhone NFC case along with their new card, accepted wherever Visa payWave is deployed. U.S. Bank “Go Mobile” ultimately lets customers pay for purchases with their iPhone with their FlexPerks card, even when they don’t have the card with them.
U.S. Bank partnered Plastic Jungle secured gift card exchange, allowing FlexPerks Travel Rewards Visa Signature cardholders to exchange select merchants’ gift cards for highly valued FlexPoints, reward points that can be redeemed for travel, merchandise and more. U.S. Bank and Plastic Jungle pioneered this concept of offering credit card rewards in exchange for gift cards. FlexPerks Travel Rewards cardholders can visit the FlexPerks Visa Promotion Center to exchange their gift cards for FlexPoints. Cardholders simply enter the details of the card, such as the merchant, gift card number and card value. Plastic Jungle determines the value of the cardholder’s gift card, which then is translated into a FlexPoints value.
Digital Chocolate Inc., a leader in cross-platform social games, announced today the release of two premium games into the Android Market that feature ad hoc, proximity-based multiplayer capability based on AllJoyn™ peer-to-peer technology. AllJoyn is an open-source, radio-agnostic application development framework, developed by Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, which…
Intuit has acquired mobile Web banking technology assets from Mobile Money Ventures, or MMV, next-generation mobile financial solutions. This transaction bolsters Intuit Financial Services’ position as a leading online and mobile technology provider to financial institutions. The acquired assets will also help the company bring new innovations to financial institution customers faster. Intuit also provides text message and downloadable application solutions to enable financial institution customers to conduct their critical banking tasks from virtually any mobile phone. Intuit also gains a small team of employees with significant mobile expertise and a strong history of deploying mobile banking solutions to financial institutions to continue to help existing and new customers on the mobile web banking platform.
Diebold announced the election of Patrick W. Allender to its board of directors at the company’s annual meeting. In conjunction, chief financial officer and secretary Danaher Corporation was elected. Also, re-elected to the board of directors were Bruce L. Byrnes, retired vice chairman, global brand building training, Procter & Gamble, Inc., Cincinnati, Mei-Wei Cheng, president and chief executive officer; Phillip R. Cox, president and chief executive officer; and Richard L. Crandall, non-executive chairman of the board.
Medagate “OTCNetwork” OTC healthcare benefits payments platform launched its “OTCMedicaid” card platform, developed to help Medicaid Programs improve Health Effectiveness Data Set (HEDIS) scores through administered OTC benefit and health incentive programs. Due to new Health Care Reform mandates, Medicaid programs nationally are seeking to improve compliance with HEDIS-based wellness as a measure of program success and funding. The “OTCMedicaid” Card enables Medicaid Programs to more efficiently provide and administer OTC benefits for use in member self-care, and also provide cash incentives for OTC items to influence behavior around routine health maintenance. With acceptance integrated into front-of-store POS terminals at over 35,000 leading retail locations, the “OTCNetwork” is today being leveraged by Medicare Advantage plans to more efficiently disburse and administer OTC benefits, and improve Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) Star Ratings.
DeviceFidelity expanded its “In2Pay” microSD technology to support the Blackberry Tour 9630, and Android based Samsung Epic 4G, Samsung Fascinate, Mesmerize and Showcase models, allof which recently completed Visa Inc.’s compliance testing process including extensive technical, security and usability tests. The DeviceFidelity “In2Pay” mobile contactless payment solution achieved approval for inclusion in the list of Visa compliant products. The DeviceFidelity “In2Pay” microSD technology is the world’s leading plug and play mobile contactless solution that transforms user-preferred smartphones into interactive mobile payment devices. The “In2Pay” solution features multiple account wallet capability, TSM compatibility for Over the Air provisioning, as well as support for secure personalization and distribution by financial institutions.