Payment Alliance International & MagTek Deploy Cardless ATM Transactions

Payment Alliance International (PAI) electronic payment processing solutions and MagTek secure mobile payments technology partnered to launch the MagTek “Qwick Codes” across PAI’s nationwide network of over 50,000 ATM machines. The “Qwick Codes” solution provides a revolutionary new way to pay for goods and services at stores and online or to access cash from ATMs, without compromising sensitive payment information or consumer identity. PAI’s integration of Qwick Codes into its nationwide ATM network signifies a major leap forward in the quest for a secure Mobile Wallet solution that consumers can use everywhere without actually carrying a payment card. Payment Alliance International offers credit card, check processing, ATM network management, and business information services, all designed to maximize customer success and make business easy.

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iovation Presents Top Methods for Detecting High Risk Transactions

iovation Device Reputation Authority protecting online businesses from fraud and abuse is set to present at the CUTech Spring Forum on the latest innovative cyber fraud prevention methods. iovation has protected over 5 billion transactions worldwide from fraud and abuse such as identity theft, credit card fraud, ACH or debit fraud, account takeovers and credit application fraud. As with other financial services customers, credit unions can leverage iovation’s fraud detection service to assess risk in real-time by checking the reputation of the device (computer, tablet or smartphone) being used to interact with the Credit Union’s website.

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Malauzai Launches Next Generation Mobile Banking Platform Conference Call

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Malauzai Software: WHAT: Austin, Texas-based, Malauzai Software, a provider of next generation mobile banking applications, is holding a conference call to officially launch the company and introduce its user-driven, “Cool SmartApps” based mobile banking platform. Leveraging a powerful, end-user focused platform, Malauzai develops and delivers “Cool SmartApps” for community financial organizations.…

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ProPay mPayment Platform Featured at ETA Showcase

ProPay Merchant Services and its “Zumogo” End-to-End Payment Security, credit card processing, and electronic payment services will be highlighted at the 2011 Electronic Transaction Association (ETA)’s Technology Showcase Challenge. Zumogo is a social mobile payment platform that enables a new connection between merchants and consumers. Using bidirectional communication and geo-location, Zumogo enables commerce through social technology. Zumogo is a new mobile payment technology allowing smartphones to be used not only as a payment device, but also as a social technology allowing merchants and consumers to communicate with each other in real time.

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Merchant Data Systems Renews Contract with ControlScan

Merchant Data Systems merchant credit card processing services reviewed several solutions in the marketplace for technology, technical support, customer service and industry participation and expertise and extended its contract with ControlScan PCI compliance solutions. Businesses looking to Merchant Data Systems for credit card merchant services will continue to utilize ControlScan’s “PCI 1-2-3” compliance solution, available online via a merchant portal called myControlScan.com. PCI 1-2-3 provides industry-leading tools and support to analyze, remediate and validate PCI compliance for small merchants at an affordable rate.

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Community Bank of Bergen County Partners with the StarSF/Allpoint

Community Bank of Bergen County, NJ has partnered with StarSF and Allpoint Network, a Cardtronics affiliate and surcharge free ATM network to offer customers access to more than 36,000 surcharge-free ATMs nationwide. Community Bank of Bergen County (CBBC) customers who utilize a participating Allpoint ATM are not charged the standard fee assessed by ATMs not owned and operated by CBBC. Additionally, CBBC customers now have access to a new level of ATM convenience at leading national and regional retailers such as 7-Eleven®, Target®, Costco® Walgreens® and CVS/pharmacy.

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AmEx Opens Universal Orlando Resort Lounge

American Express and Universal Orlando Resort have unveiled its lounge located within Universal Studios Florida theme park for American Express Cardmembers visiting Universal Orlando Resort. Open to guests who purchase a multi-park ticket or an Annual Pass with their American Express Card at UniversalOrlando.com or at the theme park front gate, the Lounge will offer guests a break from the excitement of the theme parks by providing an inviting, air-conditioned space with complimentary chilled beverages and light refreshments. The Lounge will be staffed with a concierge to help guests make dining reservations, secure tickets and learn about special American Express offers available throughout the theme park. The Lounge also will be equipped with an electronic charging station for guests’ cameras, phones, and other devices.

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American Express and LevelUp Introduce Seamless Loyalty Redemption

At Google’s San Francisco offices, American Express and LevelUp announced a multi-city pilot with the Levi’s® brand that introduces a big advancement in the social deal space: “couponless” loyalty offers. American Express’ Smart Offer APIs will now enable cardmembers to redeem LevelUp deals by simply enrolling and using their cards – removing the need for punch-cards, coupons, and the associated hassle at the point of sale. When a cardmember uses his or her enrolled card at a merchant, the LevelUp savings will be automatically delivered via a statement credit to the card account. Eligible cardmembers will instantly receive notification via their mobile devices indicating that a statement credit is on its way and that they have “leveled up,” unlocking the next, richer offer from that merchant. This launch also marks the first time Android’s new push notification technology is used in market. The LevelUps include Level #1: spend $10, get $20; Level #2: spend $10, get $30; and Level #3: spend $10, get $50.

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InMobi Launches First Global mPayments Solution

InMobi independent mobile ad network launched its “InMobi SmartPay” performance based global mobile payments solution. It will let app developers, game companies, and content providers in the US’ $200bn mobile content and virtual goods space expand business and monetize their users quickly and easily into new markets by providing a one-time, no-cost, single point of integration across multiple countries. The solution offers consumers a seamless, pure mobile checkout experience using secure, direct to carrier billing to start, but expanding to all forms of mobile payment methods including credit cards, PayPal, and local mobile wallets by the end of the year. The “InMobi SmartPay” combines InMobi’s massive global ad network of nearly 32 billion ads monthly in 200 countries with a mobile payments solution, enhancing its core competitive advantage for clients by integrating actual purchasing behavior into its real-time ad-serving feedback loop.

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Tabbedout and MICROS Launches Mobile Payment

Tabbedout secure and convenient way to open, view and pay a tab with a smartphone is now fully integrated with the POS technology of industry leader MICROS Systems. This offering means a larger segment of the hospitality industry across the country can now promote a mobile payment option – and the more than 69M U.S. consumers with smartphones in their pockets have an instant, secure and free way to experience mobile payment today. Available for free on both iPhone and Android smartphones, the Tabbedout application was built by security experts and allows users to store credit card information directly on their phone, under passphrase protection, instead of on host servers. Users can view and pay their tab at their own pace.

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TSYS to Offer Merchant Services for Caledon Card Services

TSYS Acquiring Solutions announced forged agreements with Caledon Card Services payments technology provider specializing in e-commerce, tokenization and card-not-present (CNP) environments. Caledon’s full-service processing agreement will leverage TSYS’ platforms with an end-to-end solution for its merchants and partners. TSYS will facilitate authorization, capture, settlement and related payment services for Caledon’s merchants using TSYS’ established interchange system. Caledon Caledon Card Services provides PCI compliant internet gateway payment processing for merchants across North America.

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SagePay Facilitates Webtogs one click checkout

Webtogs outdoors store has launched one click checkout using the Sagepay Token system, allowing customers to securely checkout without having to re-enter credit card details.The outdoors store Webtogs has launched one click checkout at www.webtogs.co.uk to further streamline and improve the customer experience.The Sagepay Token system lets Webtogs customers securely checkout without having to re-enter their credit card information. The Sagepay Token system keeps customers card details without actually storing them. They are converted via an encryption process into a secure token or “alias” to ensure that no sensitive customer data is ever put at risk.

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