BOKU & Sprint Offer Consumers mPayment Options

BOKU online payments partnered Sprint, allowing Sprint customers to easily and securely charge online purchases to their Sprint wireless bill through a simple two-step authorization process. Sprint customers will be able to make purchases online from BOKU’s extensive merchant network of Web-based gaming companies, social networks and service providers. BOKU’s mobile payments system on Sprint includes top-tier merchant partners Electronic Arts, Riot Games, Jagex, Stardoll, Kingisle and Gaia Online.

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CPM Partners LogRhythm on PCI DSS Compliance

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] LogRhythm, the leader in log management and SIEM 2.0, announced that CPM, a global integrated sales strategy specialist, has deployed its integrated log management and Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solution, to ensure compliance with Payment Card Initiative Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) regulatory requirements. The system also enhances the…

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Bluepoint 1Q/12 Sees Continued Growth

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Bluepoint Solutions, a provider of remote deposit capture, item processing and enterprise content management solutions to more than 1,800 financial institutions nationwide, reported the completion of 12 successful go-live installations in the first quarter of 2012. The majority of the installations were Bluepoint’s ImagePoint Foundation item processing suite, and its ImagePoint…

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MasterCard Launches Twitter Sweepstakes

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Americans are using less cash today than they did 10 years ago, according to the results of a survey released today by MasterCard. The “World Beyond Cash” survey asked Americans for their two cents about the growing trend towards a cashless society, including their spending plans for Mother’s Day and the…

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Obopay Launches Licensed Payment Services for Partners

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Obopay, a leading provider of mobile and instant payment solutions for market-leading brands, announced the availability of Obopay Licensed Payment Services for Partners. Obopay Licensed Payment Services for Partners is a new offering that enables partners to leverage Obopay’s money transfer licenses throughout the U.S. and its expertise in compliance to…

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ACI Worldwide 1Q/12 Revenue Explodes 34% Y/Y

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] ACI Worldwide reports ‘solid’ first quarter ACI Worldwide, a leading international provider of payment systems, announced financial results for the period ended March 31, 2012. “ACI had a solid first quarter. Revenue from backlog grew 34% over prior-year as we concluded service implementations and added higher recurring maintenance and hosting revenues…

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BOKU Payments Partners Deutsche Telekom

BOKU online mobile payments forged direct billing agreements with Deutsche Telekom mobile network operator. The partnership offers over 34 million subscribers in Germany the ability to pay for digital and virtual goods and services simply using their existing wireless account. Customers can access the portfolio of BOKU merchant partners to purchase a wide variety of digital goods and services, including virtual goods found in online games, digital goods, and Facebook credits. Customers simply enter their phone number to checkout, and respond via SMS to confirm the payment; the charge appears on their wireless bill.

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MasterCard Posts Net Revenue Up 17% Y/Y

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] MasterCard Incorporated posted 1Q/12 net income up 21% from the year ago figure to $682 million while net revenue was up 17% to $1.8 billion. This was thanks to an increase in cross-border volumes of 18%; an 18% increase in gross dollar volume on a local currency basis to $849 billion;…

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Consumer Confidence Steady in April

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Consumer confidence was flat in April as more people saw their personal finances improving in correspondence with higher gas prices. These findings, according to the Discover U.S. Spending Monitor, concludes 39% rated their personal finances as good or excellent, a 3-point increase from the month before, while over 50% said high…

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First Data 1Q/12 Revenue Up a Tick Y/Y

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] First Data posted a 1Q/12 consolidated revenue of $2.6 billion, up $20 million by 1% from the year ago figure, while djusted revenue was up $78 million by 5% year-over-year to $1.6 billion. For the first quarter, the net loss attributable to First Data was $153 million, compared to a loss…

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USA Technologies Appoints New Director

USA Technologies cashless payment and M2M telemetry solutions appointed Albin F. Moschner to its board of directors, making him the ninth member of the USA Technologies board. Moschner comes to USA Technologies most recently as chief operating officer of Leap Wireless International, responsible for all operating activities of the company. He grew this company’s customer count from 1.5 million to 5.5 million. Prior to this, he was president, Verizon Card Services for Verizon Communications, where he managed the company’s prepaid card business- growing it over $100 million- as its credit card business”a $4 billion portfolio. Moschner holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the City College of New York, as well as a Master of Science degree from Syracuse University.

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