Payfirma mPayment App Now Open for Integration

Payfirma mobile POS products for businesses officially opened up its mobile payment platform to developers. Any third party mobile application for iPhones, iPads, or Android devices can now accept mobile payments in-person with the swipe of a credit card. Developers can leverage Payfirma’s payment platform to manage transactions, PCI compliance, and credit card reader integration. Payfirma’s integration kit seamlessly and securely shares information between third party apps and Payfirma, automating business processes, increasing efficiency, and improving usability. Integration with Payfirma allows apps to pass transaction information to Payfirma, such as the transaction type (sale or refund), transaction total, and the email address of the receipt recipient. After a transaction is complete, Payfirma can pass back information such as the transaction ID, time, date, and order details, which creates a complete and integrated experience.

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Verifone Reassures Growth Projections

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] VeriFone Systems, issued the following statement regarding a report on organic growth calculations that was disseminated this morning from Deutsche Bank. VeriFone uses a methodology of calculating organic growth prescribed by the vast majority of investors and Wall Street analysts: excluding revenue of all acquired companies, large and small, until 12…

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SalesVu 2.0 Claims mPayment Edge on Square and Intuit

SalesVu just released its latest mobile payment application, SalesVu 2.0 for iPhone’s and iPad’s, and is subsequently proclaiming its leadership position as the only mobile payment solution with centralized cloud-based management, reporting, and social media marketing. That’s because new retail functionality built into SalesVu 2.0 includes the ability to print receipts and scan barcodes for faster transaction processing; the ability for employees to clock-in and out; and allowing retailers to simplify their close-out process with SalesVu’s cash drawer functionality. The launch of SalesVu 2.0 will also now include the application and credit card reader at no cost to businesses, offer lowest credit card processing fees of any mobile payment solution at a flat 2.7% rate for both swiped and keyed-in transactions.

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TrustCommerce Partners With Latisys to Host PCI Compliant Payment Services

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Latisys, a leading national provider of outsourced IT solutions — from colocation to cloud — announced an IT infrastructure services agreement with TrustCommerce, a provider of secure payment and risk management solutions. TrustCommerce provides services to some of the largest HealthCare Providers, Insurance Companies, State Transportation Agencies, Municipalities, and Fortune 100…

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Trustwave Validates NWP Payment Services Compliance

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] NWP Services Corporation (NWP), a leading provider of utility management, resident and property operation services that enable multi-housing properties to drive down their costs and create new revenue opportunities, announced it has been validated compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) as a Level 1 service provider…

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Trusteer Heads mPayments Conference Panel

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Trusteer: WHO: Rakesh Loonkar, president of endpoint cybercrime prevention firm Trusteer. Mr. Loonkar is an expert on enterprise IT security technologies. He has held executive positions at security vendors Juniper Networks, NetScreen, and OneSecure. Rakesh earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Joe Bernik, Head, Global Technology Risk…

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SunGard AvantGard PayNetExchange PCI-DSS Compliant

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] SunGard’s AvantGard PayNetExchange has attained the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS) Report of Compliance as a Level I Service Provider. This certification helps assure companies that AvantGard PayNetExchange provides a secure, integrated payments platform that safeguards against fraud and protects sensitive customer data. Through this report, AvantGard PayNetExchange has…

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Heartland Payment Posts 70% Increase in 1Q/12

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Heartland Payment Systems, one of the nation’s largest payment processors, announced GAAP net income of $13.8 million, or $0.34 per share, for the three months ended March 31, 2012. Adjusted Net Income and Adjusted Earnings per Share were $15.7 million and $0.39, respectively, for the quarter ended March 31, 2012, compared…

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FirstBank licenses Paragon ATM Software

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] FirstBank, Tennessee’s largest independently owned and operated bank, has licensed Paragon’s ATM configuration management software, ConfigBuilder, to enhance its ATM configuration file development. FirstBank required a solution that would provide more control over its ATM screens and fully test its ATM load files prior to deployment. With ConfigBuilder, FirstBank can customize…

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89 Degrees Names Director of Digital Marketing

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] 89 Degrees, a next-generation marketing solutions provider that uses advanced analytics to drive better results for data-intensive marketers, has named Tim Pounanov director of digital marketing technology. In this new position, Pounanov will lead 89 Degrees’ Digital Marketing Technology Services, managing a team of digital marketing application developers and engineers to…

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BMO Bank of Montreal Implements Cummins Allison Coin Counting

Cummins Allison provider of coin currency and check handling solutions will be providing BMO Bank of Montreal with Cummins Allison self-service coin counting machines for use in many of its new branches. Cummins Allison high-speed self-service coin machines are able to count mixed Canadian coins at a rate of up to 4,000 per minute. After coins are deposited, the Cummins Allison coin machine issues a receipt for the total, which can then be exchanged at the branch for cash or deposited into a BMO bank account.

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April Card Rates Teeter Off for Consumer

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] After demonstrating consistent increases throughout February and March, credit card APRs leveled off, but remain unusually high in April. Peaking at well over 15% following the holiday shopping season, credit card interest rates plummeted briefly to 14.85% around the beginning of March before rocketing past 15%. Throughout April, average APRs crept…

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