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

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 and error method used…

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MoneyGram to Present at Analyst Conferences

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 Dan O’Malley Executive vice…

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TransCard Continues Expansion, Inks Latest Client

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 be participating in the…

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Giesecke & Devrient Unveils Secure MicroSD Card

Giesecke & Devrient Secure Flash Solutions is launching its Mobile Security Card Premium, offering a secure microSD card with a “data safe” embedded in the card to protect confidential data. This card automatically encrypts all content that is stored in the microSD card’s flash memory. To unlock that secret content, owners must first enter the correct PIN. The Mobile Security Card Premium is ideal for all applications in industrial and consumer segments where sensitive data is stored on a microSD card. In combination with the smartcard, larger, more complex security applications can run solely within the microSD card environment and bolsters security for mobile applications.

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General Patent Corporation Settles Patent Infringement Giesecke & Devrient

General Patent Corporation (GPC), a leading patent licensing and enforcement firm, settled a patent infringement lawsuit filed on behalf of its subsidiary, Leighton Technologies LLC (Leighton), with Giesecke & Devrient America, Inc. of Dulles, Virginia. Leighton Technologies LLC v. Giesecke & Devrient America, Inc. (1:2011cv04803) was filed in U.S. District Court for the Southern District…

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Kount Provides maxiPago! Multi-Currency Fraud Protection

maxiPago!, the first gateway/payment services provider built for Latin America which provides local payments solutions with global processing standards, announced the selection of Kount, Inc. as its strategic partner in delivering world-class fraud detection and prevention services for its customers. Kount specializes in card-not-present (CNP) fraud prevention, protecting some of the best-known brands in the…

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