Chase Sapphire Announces 8 Great Plates Competition Challenges

Diners can now vote with their palates and raise funds for charity in the new 8 Great PlatesSM restaurant competition to determine the most-loved international cuisine in ten U.S. cities. Chase Card Services, a division of JPMorgan Chase & Co. [NYSE: JPM], announced today the start of public voting for consumers’ favorite international dishes among…

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Heartland to Present at J.P. Morgan Global Tech Conference

Heartland Payment Systems, one of the nation’s largest payments processors, announced that Robert Baldwin, President, and Maria Rueda, Chief Financial Officer, will be participating in the J.P. Morgan 40th Annual Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference. The conference will be held at the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel, in Boston, Massachusetts with the Company’s presentation scheduled…

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Alfa-Bank Launches Compass Plus Processing Center

Compass Plus retail banking software and electronic payments systems announced Alfa-Bank has launched its processing center into commercial operation based on the TranzWare product suite from Compass Plus. The in-house processing center lets Alfa-Bank develop its retail banking business, including payment cards. The project implemented TranzWare CMS, TranzWare Online, TranzWare Card Factory, TranzWare Messaging Gate, which provide the full functionality of the processing center.

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DirectCash Payments Posts Solid 1Q/12

DirectCash Payments announced consolidated financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2012. DCPayments’s consolidated financial statements for the three months ended March 31, 2012 and Management’s Discussion & Analysis, as well as additional information about the Corporation are available on SEDAR (www.sedar.com). Financial and Operational Highlights: — Canadian business continues to generate solid…

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Online Resources Appoints EVP

Greg Haney has been appointed Executive VP, Operations with Online Resources digital financial services. He will oversee Electronic Bill Presentment and Payment (EBPP) business. Bringing to the role over 20 years’ experience, Greg was most recently senior VP, Operations of Biller Services for Fiserv, overseeing daily operations and played a major role in developing strategic relationships with Visa, MasterCard, Discover and others. Haney was also instrumental in creating the business model which allowed BillMatrix (now part of Fiserv) to provide electronic payment services to clients within the boundaries of ACH and card association compliance. He was also a financial services consultant for electronic payments and interchange management to merchants, payment processors and card-issuing clients to improve their overall operations.

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Chase to Intro New Reloadable Card

Chase is launching its “Chase Liquid” reloadable card. designed to give customers control and flexibility with the convenience of Chase’s extensive branch and ATM network, “Chase Liquid” will kickoff this summer. Charging a flat monthly fee of $4.95 with no fee for making withdrawals and deposits at Chase ATMs and branches, the “Chase Liquid” solution lets cardholders refill their card with cash or checks at Chase’s 10,500 DepositFriendly℠ ATMs and 5,500 branches nationwide; withdraw cash at Chase’s 17,500 ATMs and 5,500 branches nationwide; sign up for direct deposit – paychecks or government benefits such as Social Security; receive online or paper statements; and charges no overdraft fees, though it does require an initial deposit of $25.

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ControlScan Acquires CRE Secure

ControlScan has acquired Atlanta-based CRE Secure cloud-based secure payment solution for undisclosed financial terms. CRE Secure provides a hosted payment page that utilizes patent-pending HTML cloning technology to deliver a more consistent experience for the online consumer as well as a secure, PCI-compliant ecommerce solution for the merchant. CRE Secure’s technology and existing partnerships with payments industry leaders complement ControlScan’s PCI compliance and security solutions. The CRE Secure solution offers ecommerce merchants, and the acquirers who serve them, a way to significantly reduce PCI scope, making the compliance process simpler and more affordable.

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Fiserv Expands Reach of Efficiency Platform

Fiserv, a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, announced that Cornhusker Bank community bank will deploy its “Common Origination Platform.” Cornhusker Bank, a Fiserv client since 2003, selected Common Origination Platform from Fiserv as a result of its search for an origination system that could help the bank initiate and board loans more efficiently. Common Origination Platform from Fiserv is a single-platform solution that gives a lender a view of its borrowers across all lending channels and products, with data in one place regardless of the point of origination or loan type. Consolidating the origination and boarding of consumer, equity, commercial and mortgage loans creates efficiencies for an organization by streamlining data and enabling employees to learn only one system.

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New Balance, Samsonite Latest to Deploy VeriFone mPOS

New Balance and Samsonite are now among major retail brands that have selected VeriFone GlobalBay’s mPOS solution. The VeriFone GlobalBay mPOS makes it possible engage the customer in a more meaningful way by untethering the store associate from a fixed location POS register to provide mobile checkout at the point of interaction where its really needed. VeriFone GlobalBay apps also provide store associates with access to inventory, price and product information, as well as customer purchase history and recommendations.Samsonite and New Balance will utilize the VeriFone GlobalBay mPOS app for iPod touch.

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USA Technologies Showcasing Contactless Payment Service

USA Technologies is showcasing its turn-key “ePort Connect” service, a wireless, cashless and contactless telemetry and M2M solution for the small-ticket, self-service retail industry at the International CTIA WIRELESS Show on May 8-10. USA Technologies will be highlighting its leading-edge cashless payments and telemetry services on a Susie’s Lemonade-branded machine as featured in Verizon Wireless’ national commercial campaign and website. In addition, USAT will demonstrate several of the new customer engagement services announced last week at a major industry trade show, including its prepaid and loyalty program. This program was customized for Verizon Wireless at CTIA to deliver a Susie’s Lemonade coupon to a mobile phone in real time when a purchase is made at the Susie’s Lemonade vending machine. USAT will also be demonstrating additional NFC/Mobile payment capabilities at this event.

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