CDS Global Acquires PayDQ eBilling

CDS Global billing and remittance processing is acquiring PayDQ Electronic Bill Presentment and Payment (EBPP) solutions allowing it to manage the comprehensive billing and payment processing needs of billers. With this, CDS now offers paper-based remittance processing and mailing services to e-billing and e-payments with solutions for mobile, Interactive Voice Response (IVR), walk-in and remote deposit capture. This acquisition provides CDS Global with the electronic billing and payment technologies needed to allow the company to deliver a combined paper and electronic solution across multiple channels.

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Globoforce Improves on Social Recognition

Globoforce SaaS-based employee recognition solutions made new social and mobile enhancements to help companies better manage and motivate a global workforce. This amplifies Social Recognition corporate social network, igniting company culture through employee recognition and providing HR a more effective solution to demonstrate how core values are lived throughout their organization. This extends the power of social across mobile and internal corporate platforms, including the recognition industry’s first RSS recognition feed for corporate intranets.

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Earthport Implements Western Union

Earthport global payments utility has contracted, integrated and is processing live transactions for a Western Union “direct to bank” solution. With this, Earthport will provide payments processing capabilities for a Western Union service providing international money transfer. Initially launched from selected Western Union agent locations and westernunion.com sites worldwide, this will allow people to send money directly to any bank account in more than 35 countries.

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Protegrity Sponsors Tokenization Conference & Expo

Protegrity USA end-to-end data security solutions is a platinum sponsor at the Teradata PARTNERS User Group Conference & Expo in San Diego. Teradata and Protegrity have been strategic partners since 2004, and the Protegrity Data Security Platform (DSP) currently protects sensitive information like credit card and social security numbers, email addresses and electronic health records stored within Teradata systems for more 30 Teradata customers. Protegrity’s patented approach to tokenization creates a very small system footprint that makes it the most high-performance, cost-effective and secure tokenization solution available.

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ACOM Partners EasyAccess, Intros Paperless Invoice Processing

ACOM Solutions forged a new partnership with EasyAccess, combining their services and technologies into a near turn-key accounts payable (AP) system that quickly works to drive down AP costs and improve productivity. ACOM and EasyAccessAP demonstrate how this state-of-the-art AP solution improves payable departments by reducing costs and increasing speed in a recent recorded webinar. The webinar reviewed an array of features and benefits including how departments can save $8 to $10 per invoice by going paperless from day one; improve AP clerk productivity from 1,500 to 4,000 invoices per month; retrieve copies of invoices and their related transaction history documents directly from their ERP screens; automate invoice and purchase order matching; and save up to $2.00 per AP payment by automating vendor enrollment in ACH along with electronic remittance.

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Angel Achieves Level 1 PCI Compliance

Angel enterprise-focused, cloud-based Customer Experience Management solutions, announced its cloud-based Customer Experience Platform, including its interactive voice response (IVR) technology, has been approved and certified as Level 1 Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliant. Angel’s Customer Experience Platform offers a comprehensive suite of voice solutions, which runs in the cloud and helps organizations efficiently manage the entire life cycle of any customer interaction through voice applications and analytics.

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Silex Microsystems Appoints Marketing VP

Peter Himes has been appointedVP, Marketing and Strategic Alliances with Silex Microsystems. Bringing with him more than 25 years’ experience in the semiconductor and foundry markets. Himes began his career in engineering and over the fifteen years at National Semiconductor held a number of positions in marketing, corporate strategy development, sales, business development and general management. He was VP of Worldwide Sales for SiTime from 2008 through 2009 and President of QuickSil, a niche wafer foundry in Fremont California, until its sale at the end of 2010. He received a BSEE in solid state electronics from the University of Connecticut and an MBA from Santa Clara University.

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CR2’s Protects National Societe Generale From Card Fraud

National Societe Generale Bank (NSGB- Egypt) has implemented CR2’s “CardWorld FraudTRAP.” Helping protect the bank’s customers from debit card fraud, the system has so far proved to be an invaluable tool in addressing card fraud. “BankWorld,” CR2’s multi-channel platform, delivers a complete suite of integrated channels including ATM, Internet, Mobile, Kiosk and IVR through one single, unified, self-service platform and provides banks with a consolidated view of all of a customer’s accounts at every point of client contact.

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TestLink Prevents ATM Fraud With Security Upgrades

Increasing ATM fraud can cost banks and ATM service providers millions of pounds annually and damage their reputations, but TestLink offers ATM security upgrades in order to stay ahead of the ATM criminals. These include “PINGuard,” designed to protect customers’ pin numbers, ensuring privacy. It helps prevent possible “shoulder surfing” and hidden cameras from recording customers’ pin numbers – making ATM skimming harder for criminals. Also, “PINGuard” can be fitted without tools in 15- 30 minutes, with no need for costly engineering resources to access the inside of the ATM and fit the device. Additionally, the “Raminator” and “PINGuard” provide affordable ATM protection with PINGuard saving up to 80% against most anti-skimming devices.

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Transact Network Offers Service Through Visa Europe

Transact Network prepaid card issuer signed agreements to offer its services through Visa Europe, completing its implementation of its first Visa bank identification numbers (BINs). Transact Network is one of only a handful of European prepaid issuers offering prepaid card programs under both major card schemes, giving more choice to existing and new program managers and brand partners.

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Citibank Responds to Growing eBanking Market

Over 40% of Citibank India customers’ bank online regularly and more customers receive e-statements than paper statements while close to 60% receive e-statements and nearly 90% of all customer communication is now electronic, confirming urban India is increasingly consuming digital content for banking and commercial services for solving real needs. So Citibank’s now offering its online banking platform offers customers an integrated view of their account, allowing them to conduct over 110 financial and non financial transactions online. It also offers them in-depth investment research and wealth management facilities besides all of the regular transaction related banking services.

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