In Other News: ADS (deal); WISEKEY (BVLGARI); ICBA (CEO); and FIS (PAI)

In Other News: ADS (deal); WISEKEY (BVLGARI); ICBA (CEO); and FIS (PAI). ADS – Alliance Data Systems announced its Columbus, Ohio-based card services business, a premier provider of branded private label, co-brand and commercial credit programs, has inked a new long-term agreement to provide private label credit card services for Secaucus, N.J.-based The Children’s Place,…

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Cubic and Transport for London Ink a Major Deal

Cubic and Transport for London Ink a Major Deal

Cubic Transportation Systems inked a technology licensing agreement with Transport for London (TfL) positioning the company to deliver an unprecedented level of performance for public transit payment solutions. The licensed TfL solutions, EMV contactless chip card and mobile device payment acceptance and account-based systems can now be available for transportation agencies worldwide. Under the agreement,…

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Dai Nippon Printing Integrates Gemalto Ezio Mobile Suite

Dai Nippon Printing Integrates Gemalto Ezio Mobile Suite

Gemalto will deliver its Ezio Mobile Suite to Dai Nippon Printing (DNP), a leading provider of financial solutions in Japan, to help them secure mobile payments, internet banking, and related services. With Gemalto’s solution, DNP can offer a strong and scalable cloud-based authentication platform – supporting a wide range of authentication and transaction signing methods,…

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Briefs: EXPENSIFY; CORECARD; TSYS; and MERCATOR

In Other News: EXPENSIFY (platform); CORECARD (EMV); TSYS (Lloyds); and MERCATOR (debit). EXPENSIFY – Expensify announced an integration platform that will eliminate receipts for business purchases. Called ReceiptBurner, the program’s initial launch partners include Uber, HotelTonight, Revel Systems, SaneBox, and Fujitsu ScanSnap, with more planned in the coming months. These services utilize the ReceiptBurner integration…

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Ira Bornstein

TouchSuite Ankles New Chief Operating Officer

Ira Bornstein has reunited with the fast-growing team at TouchSuite, one of the country’s leading U.S. technology companies. In his position as Chief Operating Officer, Ira will once more play an integral role in the company’s enhancement of operational workflows, risk mitigation, new product development and improving overall profitability, a role previously held from 2008-2012.…

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Seamless SEQR Acquires MeaWallet with HCE Technology

Seamless SEQR Acquires MeaWallet with HCE Technology

Seamless has snagged the Norwegian technology company MeaWallet. The purchase price amounts to approximately SEK 42,8 million and payment is made through an issue in kind of 4,574,328 new shares in Seamless. Through the acquisition Seamless controls important technology in the rapidly growing field of contactless payments. Through the acquisition of MeaWallet, Seamless acquires important…

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AAdvantage Credit Card Inks Deal with Citibank & Barclaycard

AAdvantage Credit Card Inks Deal with Citibank & Barclaycard

American Airlines and its partners in the AAdvantage credit card program have inked new agreements to extend their relationships and continue providing AAdvantage miles and other benefits to customers. The deal will allow Citi to continue offering its lineup of cards to new customers through multiple exclusive channels such as digital – including aa.com –…

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Big 6 U.S. Issuers Struggle with Active Accounts

Big 6 U.S. Issuers Struggle with Active Accounts

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] U.S. bank credit card active accounts (AAC) (accounts with sales activity), among the top six U.S. issuers, inched up 0.8% year-on-year (YOY) in the first quarter (1Q/16). There were 158.4 million active bank credit card accounts for 1Q/16 in the U.S. among the top six issuers: Citibank; Capital One; Chase, Bank…

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