Start-up Money Transfer Provider Afrocoin Looking to Launch Across Africa

A start-up mobile money transfer service is saying it will revolutionise how the African Diaspora sends money to family and loved ones back in Africa. Afrocoin Mobile Money is developing an e-money payment system that will be deployed in Zimbabwe in partnership with Allied Bank Zimbabwe. In South Africa, Afrocoin is working in partnership with

eGlobal Selected by Avendra and Sage Hospitality to be a Preferred ATM Supplier

eGlobal, one of North America’ providers of ATM services for the hospitality industry, announced a renewed four-year partnership with Avendra to be a preferred supplier of ATM services to Avendra’s customers. “We are grateful for our ongoing relationship with Avendra. Both companies have collaborated very closely over the last several years to develop and deliver

Netsize Achieves PCI DSS Certification

Netsize, a Gemalto company, has achieved PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry & Data Security Scheme) certification, extending the capabilities of its payment platform beyond operator billing to allow end user credit card details to be securely stored and thereby facilitate convenient, immediate transactions. Mobile and digital content providers will now be able to offer consumers

FireHost’s Payment Island™ Now Processing $20 Billion+

FireHost, the secure cloud hosting company, is further protecting payments processing cloud applications with its Payment Island solution. By decoupling credit card databases and transactional applications from monolithic IT environments, institutions responsible for storing, processing or transmitting credit card data can reduce their scope of compliance, provide better security, and achieve audits faster by reducing

iVeri Announces PCI-DSS Compliance Renewal

iVeri Payment Technologies has announced their successful completion and renewal for the fourth year in a row of PCI-DSS compliance certification. The iVeri services covered by this certification are: * Payment Processing-POS * Payment Processing-Internet * Payment Gateway/Switch * Payment Processing-MOTO This compliance renewal assures customers of iVeri’s ongoing commitment to international and regulatory standards.

Identive Announces New Chairman of the Board and Management Team

Identive Group, Inc.  announces Steven Humphreys as its new chairman of the board and the promotion of Lawrence W. Midland to president and Dr. Manfred Mueller to chief operating officer of the company. All appointments are effective immediately. “Identive’s ability to operate as a united, focused company is strengthened with the appointments approved by our

FIS to Showcase Key Payment Innovations at Money2020

FIS™  a provider of banking and payments technology, will bring a robust presence to this year’s Money2020 conference, an annual event for emerging payments and financial services. One of Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, FIS will demonstrate the success of its Mobile Wallet with Cardless Cash Access, which allows users to not only pay using their smart

NCR Introduces Interactive Video Technology for Banks

Cadence Bank, a leading regional bank serving the Southeast and Texas in the US, will be the first bank in Birmingham to begin using interactive video technology. In the next few months Cadence will install two drive-up APTRA™ Interactive Teller units from NCR Corporation which will extend service hours and create friendly and efficient customer

Italy’s UniCredit Opts for CINEO Systems and Services from Wincor Nixdorf

UniCredit, the biggest bank in Italy, will be gradually procuring automated teller machines and cash recycling systems from Wincor Nixdorf’s new CINEO generation over the next three years, in a replacement project addressing almost 50 percent of its installed base of self-service systems. Wincor Nixdorf will also be providing services for the bank. All this

Braintree Reaches $10B Worldwide and Brings its Payment Platform to Mojang and Other European Innovators

Braintree, the global payment platform behind many of the best next-generation online and mobile purchasing experiences, today announced more international momentum with the addition of Sweden-based Mojang, maker of the popular games Minecraft, Scrolls and Cobalt. Mojang joins a growing list of international companies, such as AVG Technologies, The Economist and Rovio/Angry Birds, using Braintree as their payment platform.