Bluefin Payment Systems Inks a Big Deal with WorldNet

Bluefin Payment Systems Inks a Big Deal with WorldNet

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Atlanta-based Bluefin Payment Systems, inked a new partnership with Dublin-based WorldNet. The partnership will further enhance data security for companies using the WorldNet platform with the addition of Bluefin’s Decryptx PCI-Validated Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) solution, which enables merchants utilizing the WorldNet gateway to get the security and scope reduction of PCI…

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ams and STMicroelectronics Team for NFC Wearables

ams and STMicroelectronics Team for NFC Wearables

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] ams and STMicroelectronics say ARM is using the companies’ NFC solution to provide the secure, high-performance NFC and micro controller functionality in its new wearable reference design. The NFC solution developed jointly by ST and ams is comprised of the ST54E from ST, a system-in-package featuring an NFC controller (NFCC) and…

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Giesecke & Devrient Powers Chinese Smart Band JiePay

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Giesecke & Devrient powers the Chinese smart band ‘JiePay’, or smart watches, such as the ‘Swatch Bellamy’, and the connectivity for the ‘Samsung Gear S2’, G&D has now established itself as one of the leading players in the market for smart wearables. According to the International Data Corporation (IDC), the worldwide…

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Zwipe and Fingerprint do the Deed for Biometrics

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Norway-based Zwipe and Sweden-based Fingerprint Cards have inked a strategic partnership. The companies will take a leading role in developing the market around biometric smartcards in the payment industry and carry out joint activities and industry thought leadership.   Zwipe has developed and introduced the World’s first biometric system that fits…

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Special Breaking News Mentions in Today’s CardFlash

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Breaking News: MASTERCARD (CU Wallet); ESERVGLOBAL (Djibouti); GSMA (women); and ALLIED (WooCommerce). MASTERCARD – MasterCard and CU Wallet are partnering to deliver a customized digital service to credit unions. CU Wallet will speed the development and deployment of mobile wallets and payment solutions for community financial institutions by offering the MasterPass…

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Interac Token Service Provider Hits Prime Time

Interac Token Service Provider Hits Prime Time

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Interac/Acxsys has unveiled enhanced innovative capabilities that are setting the standard for secure debit payments and accelerating the growth of digital payments in Canada. A key development is the Interac Token Service Provider (TSP), which is among the first for a domestic debit network globally. This proprietary token generation and management…

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PayCommerce Ankles New Head of European Business

PayCommerce Ankles New Head of European Business

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] PayCommerce has ankled Jose Martinez-Benavente as VP, European head of global business development in Europe. This role will not only deepen PayCommerce’s regional customer relationships; but also further strengthen the firm’s European footprint. Mr. Martinez-Benavente is based in Frankfurt, Germany and brings over 20 years experience in the non-cash electronic payments…

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Fiserv’s Account Processing Platform CUnify Leaps

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Fiserv has inked 25 credit unions, with approximately $2.5 billion in assets and 250,000 members collectively to commit to the CUnify account processing platform from Fiserv. Five of these credit unions are new core processing clients of Fiserv, and will be converting to CUnify in 2016. CUnify is a scalable account…

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Coin to Enable MasterCard Digital Enablement Service

Coin to Enable MasterCard Digital Enablement Service

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Coin announced a developer program for accelerating the integration of payments into wearables. The program will enable access to the MasterCard Digital Enablement Service (MDES) to securely digitize MasterCard payment credentials and further reduce the barrier to entry for device manufacturers. The program, compatible with a range of wearables such as…

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Visa Token Service Extends to Automobile Manufacturers

Visa Token Service Extends to Automobile Manufacturers

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Visa says it is making the Visa Token Service available to auto manufacturers, helping to pave the way for easy and secure car-based commerce. To further advance car-based commerce, Visa is also offering a range of related digital payment solutions, including new standards for Bluetooth (BLE) and QR codes that could…

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Bunker Wallet Uses Pocket Firewall to Stop Bad Hackers

Bunker Wallet Uses Pocket Firewall to Stop Bad Hackers

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Mutbak, a new company launched by a former hacker and security expert, who recently announced the launch of their first product, a Premium Quality Leather Wallet with RFID Blocking Liners designed to protect the wallet owner’s sensitive information. According to the company, the Bunker uses “Pocket Firewall”, the highest signal and…

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Wincor Nixdorf and Mahindra Comviva Hook-Up

Wincor Nixdorf and Mahindra Comviva Hook-Up

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Wincor Nixdorf and Mahindra Comviva have hooked-up to enable seamless transaction experience at the ATM. With advent of this new solution, consumers using mobile wallets powered by Mahindra Comviva’s mobiquity® Wallet will be able to withdraw cash and top up their mobile wallets at the ATM by simply scanning or presenting…

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