NFC Data Set to Intro NFC Payment

NFC Data NFC is touting its “padloc” NFC “e-wallet” and POS. The pre-release “padloc” mobile wallets will come with coupons pre-loaded in its “tap2sav” app. The pre-sale offering is at www.nfcsocial.com and accepts pledges through January 8th 2012. This is an opportunity for technologists, early adopters, consumers, and merchants to inexpensively get an NFC key fob that turns ANY smartphone, tablet, or PC into an NFC e-wallet and an NFC payment acceptance device.

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McAfee Launches Improved PCI Certification for Merchants

McAfee announced the availability of an improved McAfee(R) PCI Certification Service to help merchants successfully and confidently complete PCI DSS certification. To meet PCI compliance requirements, merchants are invited to try the McAfee PCI Certification Service free for 90 days. The McAfee PCI Certification Service includes scanning, remediation assistance, technical support, self-assessment, and validation of merchant compliance status. The service is easy to use and specially designed for Level 2, 3 and 4 merchants to audit their initial and ongoing PCI compliance status.

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National Bankcard Ranks #1 In December Person Processing

topcreditcardprocessoprs.com authority on credit card processors released their list of the best retail credit card processing companies for the month of December 2011. National Bankcard has been named the best processing company for in person processing requests as the result of a meticulous evaluation process covering hundreds of credit card and sale processing companies. topcreditcardprocessors.com evaluates credit card processing companies using an evaluation process which identifies the best in person processors and compares them across the most critical aspects of in person processing which determine success for their customers. The list of the best which topcreditcardprocessors.com creates is released on a monthly basis for consumers of credit card processing services.

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Recurly Intros Subscription Billing Payment Gateway

Recurly pay-as-you-go subscription billing service provider released a payment gateway designed to handle recurring billing. The Recurly payment gateway enables companies who provide services on a subscription basis, to benefit from subscriber renewal management capabilities as well as credit card error optimization achieved only by extremely expensive, custom-built systems in the past. Recurly’s payment gateway helps businesses optimize their customer retention rates, minimize customer churn, and extend the lifetime value of their subscribers under management thanks to integration with the TSYS “Total Systems Service” credit card processing service.

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PreCash Intros Secure Payment Services

PreCash payments and transaction processing company announced the launch of PreCash Secure Payment Services. PreCash offers Money Service Businesses (MSBs) agent agreements that ensure compliance with applicable state and federal regulations and include risk management and settlement features. PreCash agents are able to sell, load or unload prepaid debit stored value products and can transmit money for the purpose of prepaid wireless refills and bill payment.

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E-Global Selects INETCO for Transaction Management

E-Global electronic payment processor purchased INETCO “Insight” business transaction management software to manage its expanding payment operations. E-Global provides switching and card processing services for large merchant retailers and major banks in Mexico, including BBVA Bancomer and Citibank’s Banamex Mexico. E-Global can now reliably process more than 100 million transactions per month and proactively manage their growing volume of POS, ATM, e-commerce and mobile phone transactions. INETCO Systems offers transaction monitoring and application performance monitoring for the payment processing, ATM and banking industries.

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POS Supply Solutions Expands With Wide Format Inkjet Rolls

POS Supply Solutions is expanding their comprehensive line of products to include wide format inkjet rolls and engineering rolls. POS Supply Solutions engineering rolls are perfect for engineering firms, architects, manufacturing, home and landscape design, construction and municipalities. Applications including CAD, engineering plans, architectural plans, diagrams and charts. Small businesses and reprographics shops can utilize the wide format inkjet rolls for trade show graphics, point-of-purchase or event signage, fine art reproduction, custom wall coverings and much more.

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Treasury Committee calls to remove ATM restrictions

The Chairman of the Treasury Select Committee called on Lloyds TSB (Lloyds) and the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) to reconsider recent moves restricting access to cash machines for their basic bank customers. The Chairman expressed concern that basic bank account customers may be prevented from using the majority of the UK’s free cash machine network.

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Giesecke & Devrient to Cease Banknote Printing Operation

Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) announced a restructuring of its BA International banknote printing operation and will cease printing banknotes by the end of 2012 subsequent to market demand. This is thanks in great part to the introduction of polymer banknotes, which significantly changes the local banknote market, as they are expected to last longer. Giesecke & Devrient remains committed to carrying on other business opportunities with the production and personalization of payment and ID card systems for the.

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sQuid & Travel Agency Partner on rewards smart card

Barrhead Travel travel agency made available its next generation rewards smartcard, based on sQuid’s world-leading technology. To offer a 5% cashback reward for any travel booking made, with additional discounts offered to existing sQuid account holders, the scheme will initially be piloted in Barrhead Travel’s Dundee store with a view to rolling it out across other branches in the near future. The contactless smartcard-based solution will be operated by sQuid, the digital payments network.

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QUORiON Introduces All-in-One POS System

QUORiON POS system manufacturer is set to unveil its “QTouch10” All-in-One POS system. The POS system will come with a touch screen, an integrated printer, and a graphic capable customer display in the back. Traditional POS systems always required the purchase of a receipt printer, an external customer display as well as procurement of POS software. Moreover, all of these extras necessitated installation, taxing a business owner’s resources even further. With a POS solution that has these devices fully integrated, these drawbacks no longer apply. The company also plans to offer its POS software pre-installed as standard. The company will continue to offer its QMP POS software with each product, as it reduces the learning curve for those already familiar with QUORiON POS systems.

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