NetSecure Intros Non-Profit Credit Card Terminals

NetSecure Payments secure payment solutions launched its “Kudos” credit card acceptance kit for eligible non-profits and charities, offering added donation method in the hope of encouraging extra giving this holiday season. It is an ideal solution for charities seeking donations via credit card with a plug-in swipe terminal for smartphones and connected tablets allows an individual to take payments from anywhere with ease and convenience. The “Kudos” solution works with Android, iOS, and BlackBerry devices using end-to-end encryption for complete security.

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OnPoint Community FCU Deploys Tyfone mWallet

Tyfone with OnPoint Community Credit Union launched the “iCashé” Mobile Wallet program. The “iCashé” Mobile Wallet allows OnPoint members to purchase gift cards on their mobile phones and send to anyone instantly by text message or email. Gift card recipients can use their cards in-store or online via their smart phone or with a printed copy of the confirmation email. More than 50 national retailers and restaurants are now offering the mobile gift cards for purchase, with local retail options expected to be added in the future.

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Merchant Data Systems and Karma Snack Form JV

Merchant Data Systems payment processing company and Internet Marketing Company Karma Snack are announcing a joint venture designed to help merchant and re-seller clients of Merchant Data Systems increase their sales. This will provide both traditional and e-commerce businesses with products and services including business-enhancing search engine optimization (SEO) to complement wholesale merchant processing. Included in the JV is the ability to generate qualified leads for Sales Agents, which will offer merchants a suite of Financial Services products including working capital, merchant cash advances, equipment financing as well as Gift & Loyalty programs, Payroll Services and merchant-friendly PCI-DSS solutions. MDSSEO will deploy a consultative approach with business owners in order to assure their business is equipped with the financial products and services they need while keeping costs very low.

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Retail Realm Signs More Presenters for Retail Conference

Retail Realm global software development and distribution added additional solution providers to participate in their 2nd annual “Microsoft Dynamics Retail” Reseller and User Conference in Las Vegas. These providers include nChannel; Avalara; Payment Processing, Inc; New West Technologies (www.newestech.com); OpSuite; Merchants Technology Designs; Dinerware; and Robust System. This Microsoft-sponsored event will showcase leading software and hardware providers, allowing attendees to see and experience firsthand premier retail, POS, and business management solutions.

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Varolii Achieves ISO 27001 Certification

Varolii Corporation personalized SMS, voice and email customer communications achieved ISO 27001 certification, the internationally recognized Information Security Management System (ISMS) standard. Varolii now meet ISO 27001 certification, Payment Card Industry Data Security Specification (PCI DSS), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) compliance. ISO 27001 (ISO/IEC 27001) is the most rigorous global security standard that sets out requirements for an Information Security Management System. Varolii ensures client data protection while securely delivering more than five billion intelligent, personalized communications to consumers and employees on behalf of Fortune 1000 companies.

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Air NZ Combines Loyalty With Credit Card

Air New Zealand now plans to launch its “OneSmart” card, combining its loyalty card and credit card to feature Airports membership on one side and an optional Prepaid Debit MasterCard on the other side. The card can not only be used to use to skip the lines in New Zealand domestic check-in but can also be loaded with funds in four different currencies to make everyday purchases and shop online. Other features of the card include no commission charge to load foreign currency, no charge for international ATM withdrawals as well as built with PayPass for quick transactions less than NZ$80.00.

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Redha Al-Ansari Exchange joins Luup

Redha Al-Ansari Exchange network that provides worldwide remittance and foreign exchange services implemented Luup’s universal mobile payment platform to enable its services to be delivered through the mobile handset. The strategic partnership will enable Redha Al-Ansari Exchange to offer quicker, secure and more convenient services to all its customers. Luup has previously announced partnerships with several money transfer organisations in the Middle East and South East Asia. Adding Redha Al-Ansari Exchange, with their financial and remittance expertise, significantly extends the mobile remittance infrastructure and will bring benefits to hundreds of thousands of workers in the UAE and beyond.

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BBK Expands ATM Network

BBK launched a new offsite ATM, bringing its numbers to 43 ATMs. BBK ATM machines provide such services as Cash withdrawals; Account balance enquiries; Printing of mini statements; Transfer of funds between linked accounts maintained with BBK; Cheque book requests Batelco bill payments and prepaid top-ups; Zain bill payments and prepaid top-ups; Electricity bill payments; and “CrediMax” Credit Card bill payments and PIN change. BBK has been incorporating the latest technologies to offer e-banking solutions to provide new generation services through its user friendly award winning website www.bbkonline.com.

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Aconite & Thales Rationalize Quick PCI Compliance

Thales e-Security achieved PCI HSM certification for its “paySh ield 9000″ hardware security module (HSM). This is the first HSM standard introduced by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) to address security requirements when handling cardholder data. Aconite smart application management and EMV transaction processing solutions and Thales have together completed an integration program that allows Aconite solutions in card and mobile application management, key management and smart transaction processing ” already designed and built for PCI compliance ” and Thales payShield 9000 HSMs, to work seamlessly together.

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Wincor Nixdorf to Maintain Supermarket POS

Wincor Nixdorf forged out a 3-year deal to take over services for the more than 830 POS systems with the Sviluppo Discount supermarket chain it currently operates in its 250 stores across Italy. With this, Wincor Nixdorf will assume responsibility for the complete rollout of POS systems for new Sviluppo Discount stores- which will profit from increased POS availability and subsequent faster service- for classic hardware maintenance and service for the POS systems and help desk services for software requests.

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Gate2Shop Ecommerce Platform Deploys with Tanki Online

Tanki Online Multiplayer Online Action Game has implemented the Gate2Shopglobal ecommerce platform to handle online payments. Tanki Online required a secure e-commerce solution for global payment coverage – with the ability to expand payment options in future. With over 80 payment options in more than 160 countries, Gate2Shop’s global ecommerce platform allows the developers at Tanki Online plenty of scope to grow. Gate2Shop is a provider of e-commerce solutions designed for the software, games and digital service industries and gives vendors a complete e-commerce platform to market and sell their products online, including Risk Management, Affiliation, Fraud Prevention and Payment Processing.

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Sberbank of Russia Implements OptiCash ATM Software

Sberbank of Russia has purchased an institutional license for installation of the OptiCash/OptiNet software developed by Transoft International Inc. The software is designed to optimize cash management processes for the bank’s branches and ATMs. The solution was initially implemented in the Moscow network of Sberbank branches and ATMs, where OptiCash/OptiNet proved to be highly effective resulting in the bank improved cash availability in cashpoints while reducing operational and funding costs. Sberbank purchased an institutional license to replicate OptiCash/OptiNet across all Sberbank cashpoints in the Russian Federation and centralized all cash flow management processes within the institution.

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