CardWeb.com’s CardPixes database of more than 7,000 images today features the Bank Norwegian Bank Cash Points Visa.
WEX Europe announced its European travel customers now have the ability to issue and settle payments in 11 currencies, up from three currencies, through WEX Virtual Payments.
U.S. Bank will be the first in Europe to offer Visa Payables Automation. The bank will initially target its U.S.-based multinational clients with significant operations in Europe.
Norway’s Promon has inked a deal with Skandiabanken to integrate Promon Shield security technology into the bank’s new mobile banking service. Skandiabanken becomes the first Norwegian bank to introduce the extra layer of protection for their mobile banking service.
MANGOPAY crowdfunding platforms and collaborative economy players is strengthening its offering with new functionalities and accepting seven further currencies (British pound, American dollar, Swiss franc, Polish zloty, Norwegian, Swedish and Danish krone) in addition to the euro. The Australian and Canadian dollar will also soon also be accepted. In-app payment using card “tokenisation” which allows merchants to receive payments without users leaving their platform. Meanwhile, test accounts for merchants and the option to go live directly via mangopay.com. MANGOPAY helps clients accept third-party payments, create and manage e-wallets (white label), split funds and collect fees in a simple, secure and transparent way.
YourCash payment technology business offering ATMs and cash management solutions inked a new partnership with Evry, a leading Nordic IT-services provider. EVRY is the largest IT Company in Norway and the second largest IT Services company in the Nordic region, providing extensive technology services to Norwegian and Nordic companies, financial institutions, national public sector entities and health authorities. EVRY has developed a range of innovations that have transformed and simplified the way people access services across society including banking and payment services.
YourCash UK payment technology business offering ATMs and cash management solutions in the UK and Europe is pleased to announce its intentions to enter a new partnership with Evry, a leading Nordic IT-services provider. EVRY is the largest IT Company in Norway and the second largest IT Services company in the Nordic region, providing extensive technology services to Norwegian and Nordic companies, financial institutions, national public sector entities and health authorities. EVRY has developed a range of innovations that have transformed and simplified the way people access services across society including banking and payment services.
TransferWise international P2P has made it even easier to transfer money, allowing customers to enter their debit card details directly into the website. In 2012, TransferWise transferred over GBP50m worth of customer money and the team grew to 25 people. It introduced the US Dollar, the Swiss Franc, Polish Zloty, Swedish Krona, Danish Krone and the Norwegian Krone and won the coveted Europas award for best startup.
TSYS announced that SpareBank 1 signed an agreement to license its PRIME 4 card management solution to support its issuance and issuer processing of a range of MasterCard and Visa retail credit, charge, prepaid and contactless cards in order to meet the evolving needs of Norwegian consumers. TSYS licensing solutions have been designed to accommodate local market requirements. PRIME 4 offers users a Web-based, scalable solution built in accordance with Service Orientated Architecture (SOA) for improved interoperability and increased operational efficiency. PRIME has an extensive issuer and acquirer footprint throughout Europe, CIS, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.
Bank of America is deploying its chip technology on many of its consumer credit cards to increase acceptance and security of the cards for international travelers. Also known as EMV (EuroPayMastercard Visa), the cards are embedded with a microprocessor chip that encrypts and stores the account information. The cards also include the traditional magnetic stripe, which is used by U.S. merchants. The bank will include the chip technology in all newly issued Merrill Lynch credit cards, U.S. Trust Accolades, BankAmericard Travel Rewards, BankAmericard Privileges, and Virgin Atlantic travel credit cards. Customers will be able to request the chip card options at the banking center or via phone beginning this week and online later this year.
Debit cards remained the most widely used payment card type in Norway in 2011. In 2011, eight out of ten card payments were made with cards branded BankAxept, which is a national system for card transactions run by Finance Norway. According to the Norwegian central bank, the majority of these payments are categorised as debit…
Zynga, the world’s leading provider of social game services, announced the Zynga Platform, a new platform designed to bring players what they’ve asked for: new ways to play and more people to play with. As part of the initial roll out, Zynga will debut the beta release of Zynga.com, the company’s new destination for social…