Ogone Named Launch Partner for MasterCard PayPass Solution

Ogone European online payment services provider partnered MasterCard to offer the “PayPass Wallet.” The “PayPass Wallet” global solution for banks, merchants and partners that will make it faster and easier for consumers to make purchases in stores or online by allowing them to securely pay with a simple click of the mouse, touch of the tablet screen or tap of the smartphone. Now e-retailers using the Ogone platform will be able to offer their customers the “Paypass Wallet” service allowing consumers to store payment and shipping information in one, convenient and secure place. The Wallet is open so consumers can use American Express, Discover, Visa and other branded credit, debit and prepaid cards.

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Samsung and Visa Showcase mPayments at the Olympics

The Samsung GALAXY S III will be Samsung’s Olympic Games Phone during the London 2012 Games through its partnership with Visa. Visa “payWave” will be available for Samsung and Visa sponsored athletes and trialists, making it possible to buy merchandise with a wave of the device at thousands of retail locations throughout London. Samsung’s Olympic Games phone for the London 2012 Games, comes equipped with NFC payment capability and is the next step in the partnership between the two global Olympic Games sponsors as they work together to drive the availability of commercial mobile payments around the world. There will be more than 140,000 contactless terminals hosting spectators from the moment they land, in taxis, retail outlets and the Olympic Park itself.

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Bank of America Launches Three Travel Rewards Credit Cards

Bank of America is launching three new travel rewards credit cards that give consumers and small businesses the flexibility to use points to pay for a variety of travel expenses, including flights, hotels, vacation packages, cruises and rental cars. They include the BankAmericard Travel Rewards™, BankAmericard Privileges® with Travel Rewards, and WorldPoints® Travel Rewards for Business and charge no foreign transaction fees, no expiration on points and no blackout dates. All three travel credit card programs include no limit on the total number of points earned and no expiration on points; no blackout dates; ability to purchase travel through any website or travel agent; 24 hour travel and emergency assistance; auto rental collision damage waiver; travel accident insurance and lost luggage reimbursement; complimentary access to concierge service.

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Clairmail mobile RSA Certified

Clairmail mobile banking and payment solutions has been accepted to the Secured by RSA ® Certified Partner Program and has certified interoperability between its Mobile Banking Solution and RSA Adaptive Authentication software from RSA®, The Security Division of EMC (EMC). This interoperability partnership comes after rigorous RSA certification testing of Clairmail’s Mobile Banking Solution and reinforces Clairmail’s commitment to continually advancing platform security for end users and Financial Institutions (FIs). By expanding their partnership via a thorough testing and certification process of the interoperability of the Clairmail Mobile Banking Solution, Clairmail and RSA are working to mitigate these dangers and stop new mobile risks before they threaten end users, while minimally affecting overall user experience. RSA® Adaptive Authentication software provides Clairmail customers risk-based protection, helping to minimize consumer and financial institution risk by confirming user identities through device identification, user behavior profiling and monitoring fraud data while also working with additional FI and Clairmail-specific resources to further determine suspicious activity.

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DataArt Delivers Visa mBanking App

DataArt software development firm completed its Kindle Fire mobile banking application for Plastyc for “UPside” Visa cardholders, which can now can be downloaded from Amazon. The new Kindle Fire application has been designed to optimize the tablets’ 7-inch screen resolution and provides a range of services for personal banking. These services include new account activation, signing up for direct deposit, redeeming cash back points, bill payment, funds transfers, issuing paper checks and balance checking, transaction history. Users can also tap into MoneyPak retail locator searchable by zip code.

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Affinity Partners First Data, Unveils Discount Debit Program

Affinity Solutions launched its “Coupon-on-a-Card” real-time offer redemption technology through First Data Corporation. The “Coupon-on-a-Card” solution is to be demonstrated for the first time at FinovateSpring 2012 in San Francisco and is designed as a next-generation marketing system for financial institutions that delivers and electronically links offers directly to consumers’ credit and debit cards and allows these offers to be redeemed in real time. It is designed to offer consumers merchant offers from there financial institution, which can be linked to his credit card or debit card so the specific coupon can be automatically redeemed at the time of purchase.

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Linkable Networks Launches SKU-Level Card Linking

Linkable Networks card linked technology announced the launch of its SKU-level offer capability. Allowing brands and retailers to capitalize on card linked offers with individual products, while offering financial institutions an additional source of revenue, this addresses the need to be “top of wallet” to drive consumers to use a particular credit or debit card the most while reducing the need for credit reward programs. Brands and retailers can now promote specific product level items directly to customers. This also links coupon directly to consumers’ existing credit or debit cards.

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NEBA Fraud Monitoring Service Protects Bank Credit Card Portfolios at Brute Force Fraud

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] NEBA has developed and deployed NEBA Account Status Fraud Monitoring Service, a fraud monitoring protection service to guard against the results of “brute force” attacks on client bank credit card portfolio accounts. Specifically, the service targets the potential for fraud during Account Status transaction authorization. Brute force is a malicious trial…

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Consumer Action & AmEx Intro Prepaid Card Guides

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Prepaid cards are the financial tool of the moment for a growing number of consumers. They are helping consumers to manage their finances, pay bills and take advantage of direct deposit services ” all without a bank account. A new generation of reloadable prepaid cards is giving many consumers a safe,…

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MoneyGram to Present at Analyst Conferences

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] MoneyGram International announced it will present at the J.P. Morgan Technology, Media and Telecom Conference and JMP Securities Research Conference, both on May 15, 2012. Pamela H. Patsley Chairman and chief executive officer J.P. Morgan Technology, Media and Telecom Conference Boston, MA Tuesday, May 15, 2012 2:10 p.m. ET/1:10 p.m. CT…

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TransCard Continues Expansion, Inks Latest Client

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] TransCard is proud to announce the launch of the latest in an ever-expanding list of financial institution prepaid programs. First Citizens Bank, Luverne, Alabama has signed with TransCard to market payroll, gift, and everyday prepaid cards through all their branches in Crenshaw, Butler and Lowndes counties. First Citizens Bank will also…

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