Discover and DoSomething.org Bring Financial Education to High Schools

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Discover partnered DoSomething.org non-profit organization to encourage teenagers to petition their high schools to bring financial education into their classrooms. Students can visit DoSomething.org to sign the petition, which they can then either print or email to their school administrators. By sharing the petition with five others, the petitioning student is…

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MBank Implements PhoenixEFE Core Processing

Harland Financial Solutions announced its “PhoenixEFE” enterprise solution has been chosen by MBank for its real-time core processing solution. The bank has purchased numerous integrated solutions such as Cavion Internet Banking, Cavion Mobile Banking, Cavion Bill Pay, ActiveView® Content Management, ActiveView Item Processing, ActiveView Merchant Capture, Electronic Funds Transfer services and FMS financial accounting solutions.

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USA Technologies to Present at Investor Conferences

USA Technologies cashless payment and M2M telemetry solutions for small-ticket, self-serve retailing industries is to be represented by its Chairman and CEO, Stephen P. Herbert, at two investor conferences in September. These include the Wall Street Forum’s 23rd Annual Investor Conference in Boston and the Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference in New York City. The Wall Street Forum 23rd Annual Investor Conference will be held September 7 at the Omni Parker House in Boston while the Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference will be held September 10 at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City.

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American Express Active Sponsor at 2012 U.S. Open

As American Express embarks on its 19th season as a partner with the US Open, it’s introducing its digital and on-site benefits, designed to serve tennis fans at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. American Express is offering even more ways for tennis fans to get involved with the action of the US Open with the “US Open American Express Fan Experience.” For the second year at the US Open American Express Fan Experience, fans can perfect their game, catch the action on the courts and challenge their friends to a match. The Experience, which is located just inside the East Gate, has moved indoors and now features 20,000 square feet of interactive elements for all fans at the US Open. This offers Swing Analysis; a Game Center with virtual tennis; a Fan Court with live programming, match previews and player meet-and-greets; and Exclusive Offers for Cardmembers.

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Discover Partners to Bring PayPal to Brick & Mortar Stores

PayPal partnered Discover to bring PayPal to more than 7 million merchant locations across the U.S., and potentially to millions of international merchant locations in the future. Discover will work with PayPal to enable participating merchants to accept PayPal easily through their existing relationship with Discover. Consumers will be able to take advantage of the benefits of PayPal at these merchant locations, providing them with the simplicity, speed and security they’ve come to expect from PayPal across any channel, any time. Participating merchants will be enabled to accept PayPal easily through their relationship with Discover. To offer PayPal, merchants will not have to install or upgrade existing point-of-sale hardware or software and consumers will know of this additional payments option through in-store signage.

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CDNetworks Dynamic Network Acceleration Gains PCI-DSS Certification

CDNetworks has received PCI-DSS certification renewal and meets the Business Associate requirements for HIPAA Privacy Rule compliance. CDNetworks’ Dynamic Network Acceleration adheres to the technical requirements of the PCI standards regarding system- and application-level policies that include log data centralization, monitoring, and reporting for security and audit purposes. HIPAA stands for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and was enacted as a standard for protecting healthcare patient data on the internet. CDNetworks meets the HIPAA Privacy Rule standards, including risk assessment and documentation, encryption, and audit controls.

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AmEx Tops Customer Satisfaction for 6th Year Running

American Express has been ranked highest in customer satisfaction among U.S. credit card companies on the annual nationwide consumer study by J.D. Power and Associates. This places American Express highest in overall satisfaction among 11 of the largest card issuers in the U.S. American Express has received the study’s top ranking every year since it was launched in 2007. The J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Credit Card Satisfaction StudySM looks at six factors to determine overall satisfaction: Customer Interaction, Billing and Payment Process, Credit Card Terms, Rewards Programs, Benefits and Services, and Problem Resolution. This is through an enhanced website to provide an improved user experience; “tagging” to help Cardmembers create a customized view of their charges and simplifies the experience of managing their expenses; an all new Account Manager feature, making it easy for Cardmembers to list additional individuals, like a spouse or a business partner, who are authorized to access and manage their card accounts; and “My Offers” mobile offer engine that recommends and ranks relevant merchant offers in real time for U.S. Cardmembers based on their spending history and location.

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Foregenix Forges International Expansion

Foregenix payment security expanded to South Africa after significant growth in its payment card industry customer base. Foregenix has established a reputation for providing an experienced, thorough and pragmatic approach to navigating PCI Compliance and to integrating PCI DSS within an overall information security programme. With the increased awareness of PCI within the region, Foregenix has experienced increased demand to deliver its full suite of information security consulting services and innovative compliance solutions to the Southern African payment card industry.

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Maybank Deploys Tagit Mobile Banking

Maybank Singapore’s latest mobile banking app is running on Tagit’s proprietary Mobeix platform. Maybank’s mobile banking application suite offers customers account inquiries, bill payments and online funds transfers on-the-go via their mobile devices. Tagit’s platform enables dynamic changes in the app without the hassle of customers upgrading or reinstalling the app. It provides customers with an advanced user experience that is unrivalled in the marketplace. The adoption of the platform by some twenty banks in ten countries across three continents is testimony to its mainstream adoption by financial institutions. Maybank’s new mobile app also integrates personal features that will allow users to customize the loading page with their pictures as reminders of their personal savings goals.

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State Savings Bank and OpenWay certify payWave and PayPass

The State Savings Bank of Ukraine (Oschadbank) and OpenWay is certified for contactless payWave and PayPass functions. OpenWay software solutions for issuing and processing payment cards and electronic money, and Oschadbank, one of Ukraine’s largest banks, have successfully completed a project to certify Visa payWave and MasterCard PayPass contactless card acquiring. The project was completed in record time; the Visa payWave case was accomplished in less than one calendar month in the spring of 2012. Following this, the MasterCard international payment system also confirmed Oschadbank’s full compliance with the requirements of PayPass technology.

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TSYS Launches Investor Relations App

TSYS launched its free investor relations app for iPhone, iPad and Android mobile devices, powered by theIRapp. TSYS’ investor relations app allows users to navigate the company’s investor relations materials, receive a stock quote and view other important stock information. The app will also include the latest press releases and SEC filings from the company, along with marketing and background information, videos, audiocast conference calls and presentations. Investors will have multiple ways to be notified when new information is posted to the app, including updates through Facebook, Twitter and e-mail.

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