arvato Accelerates Global BPO Growth

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Business process outsourcing (BPO) partner arvato is increasing investment in its Manila operations to support multimillion-dollar BPO programs for some of the world’s leading brands. arvato has already increased its highly skilled workforce in the region by 50% in the last six months. The expansion plans will enable a 50% growth…

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Mobile Payment Market, Users Worldwide & Countries Forecast to 2014

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Mobile Payment Market, Users Worldwide & Countries Forecast to 2014” report to their offering. Mobile payment or M-payment is a service which is continually gaining in popularity as there are huge number of mobile phone users and bank card holders. This service…

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Rising Temperatures, Rising Card Rates

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Just like the unusually high spring temperatures, credit card APRs- which stay pretty low throughout the summer months- are unusually high as well. Peaking at well over 15% following the holiday shopping season, credit card interest rates have plummeted to 14.85% around the beginning of March. The figure experienced a .26%…

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AJB Integrates First Data Security

The First Data “TransArmor” data security solution, is now integrated within AJB’s payment processing application suite. Close to 230,000 U.S. merchants, combining for nearly a half billion transactions to date, are processing transactions more securely using the TransArmor solution. AJB’s integration of the TransArmor solution provides retailers with an easy way to achieve a stronger level of security within their payment card acceptance environment. It enables complete, end-to-end encryption with the option of tokenization — from point of card swipe to formatting and routing of data to the financial institution. AJB’s payment processing suite includes Flexible Integrated Payment System (FIPay)-responsible for integrating the PIN pad device into First Data’s TransArmor solution-and Retail Transaction Switch (RTS), a robust, multi-purpose transaction switch that scales to meet performance demands.

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US Dataworks Launches Channel Partner Program

US Dataworks payment processing solutions announced the launch of a Channel Partner program designed to strategically build a network of trusted advisors to sell, service and extend the Clearingworks payments platform. Demand from the channel partners, combined with immediate customer acquisition opportunities, drove the signing of four partners prior to the official launch. The Channel Partner program is focused on recruiting strategic partners that share US Dataworks’ core values of innovation and white glove support and service while extending the total solution provided by the Clearingworks payments platform. The four initial channel partners signed increased US Dataworks’ effective sales force to include more than 20 sales representatives covering the Northeast, Southeast and lower central states.

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Harland Financial Posts Strong 2011 Self-Service Suite Sales

Having acquired uMonitor, Harland Financial Solutions signed more than 70 new clients for its “uOpen” online account opening and funding solution. The “uBanking” suite enables financial institutions to offer various online services to customers, including account opening and funding for deposits, consumer loans and mortgages, person-to-person (P2P) payments, account transfers, account aggregation, and more. Financial institution clients can customize these solutions with their brand and provide a unified experience across all delivery channels.

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SIGNiX and Vertex Partner

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] SIGNiX offers the next generation of digital signature technology and is the leading provider of an enterprise class solution for immediately and securely executing critical documents online. The Company announced a partnership with VERTEX, a premier provider of professional services and innovative software to the financial services industry, to bring to…

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Ingenico Mobilizes Terminals in Taxis

Ingenico payment solutions deployed its iPA280 solution with Oryx Grupa d.o.o. for its fleet of taxi cabs. Developed in partnership with Intenda Net, an in-house software products/solutions company, via its Taxi business management solution: ‘inTaxi’. Thanks to the Ingenico iPA280 and the integrated solution “inTaxi”, Croatian taxis of Oryx Grupa d.o.o. have an efficient and complete service to offer for the use of the drivers and their customers. Based on the ‘all-in-one’ Ingenico POS solution iPA280 device with GPRS and GPS connectivity, integrated thermal printer and touchscreen display, the units will equip a complete fleet of taxis in Croatia. The solution will benefit real end-customer by enabling the payment through different types of cards such as bank card, proprietary card payment (prepaid, postpaid, voucher) in addition to the cash payment.

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38% Lack Proper Savings

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Canadians are playing the odds: 38% of Canadians don’t have any money set aside in case they lose their job, have to cover significant medical bills, out-of the-blue home repairs or other unexpected expenses. According the 2012 TD Canada Trust Report on Savings, 53% of Canadians admit they have been in…

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Al Ansari Exchange signs agreement with International Money Express

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Al Ansari Exchange, one of the UAE’s largest exchange house networks that provides worldwide remittance and foreign exchange services, has announced that it has recently signed an agreement with International Money Express (IME), Nepal’s leading money transfer company, offering remittance services to Nepal through ‘Cash Express’ service. Al Ansari Exchange will…

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Visa Offers Saudi Fransi Credit Cardholders Rewards

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Visa, one of the leading global payment solution providers, in partnership with Banque Saudi Fransi is offering its Classic and Gold credit cardholders the opportunity to upgrade to Platinum credit cards and enjoy an even wider range of rewards and privileges. The campaign, which runs this month March 2012 gives Visa…

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