21 September 2014

Company announcements

Mobile & online

Mint introduces TouchID for iOS app

18 September 2014  |  784 views  |  0

We're always working closely with others to build on new technologies and platforms to ensure that our Mint community has the best experience managing and understanding their finances. That's why we're thrilled to announce support for iOS 8 by bringing Touch ID technology to Mint.


Ceams deploys Everlink CCI for Interac Flash debit-card issuance

18 September 2014  |  624 views  |  0

Everlink Payment Services Inc. is pleased to announce that Credit Union Electronic Account Management Services (CEAMS) - an association of 43 credit unions in Saskatchewan and Manitoba representing 253,000 credit union members and $8.9 billion in assets - will begin leveraging Everlink's Central Card Issuance (CCI) solution to begin issuing Interac Flash™ enabled debit cards in 2014.

Risk & regulation

Expertus integrates Firco watch-list filtering tech

18 September 2014  |  595 views  |  0

FircoSoft, the leading global provider of watch list filtering solutions, announced today that its Canadian partner Expertus has added Firco Continuity to the Expertus Corporate Payment Platform (ECPP) to form the Expertus Bulk Payment Filtering (EBPF) solution.

Wholesale banking

MNI Main Wire news arrives on FactSet workstations

18 September 2014  |  624 views  |  0

MNI, the leading real-time news agency dedicated to the global fixed income and foreign exchange markets, announced that its market leading product MNI Main Wire will be available on the FactSet workstation this month.

Wholesale banking

DigitalTangible launches P2P bitcoin and gold marketplace

18 September 2014  |  815 views  |  0

DigitalTangible, a leader in digital hard asset finance and bitcoin marketplaces continues its rapid expansion with the launch of its Peer-to-Peer Gold and Bitcoin Marketplace.


Odyssey to offer First Data's Clover POS package to merchants

18 September 2014  |  1132 views  |  0

Odyssey Merchant Services (OMS) today announced it is now offering First Data's Clover Station to its clients.

Retail banking

Wallaby announces extension for Firefox

17 September 2014  |  1593 views  |  0

Wallaby, the leader in mobile and web-based credit card optimization solutions, today announced the launch of its extension for the Firefox browser.

Retail banking

Spanish JV Yaap launches P2P payments app

17 September 2014  |  1079 views  |  0

Yaap, the joint-venture between CaixaBank, Banco Santander and Telefónica, today releases Yaap money - a mobile app that facilitates the secure transfer of money instantaneously between users' mobile phones.

Risk & regulation

Fonetic brings linguistics analytics to retail banking

17 September 2014  |  1137 views  |  0

Fonetic, the recognised leader in voice management solutions, today launched SPi Compliance for Retail Banking to tackle the latest obligations faced by financial institutions as set out by the enactment of Title X of the Dodd Frank Act.

Trade execution

Redi beefs up Boston presence

17 September 2014  |  889 views  |  0

Redi Holdings LLC, the independent, industry-backed provider of the RediPlus execution management system (EMS), today announced the strengthening of its sales, account management and development capabilities in the New England region with the hiring of Sean Graham and Roseann Hoffman Woodford, two seasoned equity trading professionals, and Jeremy Warburg, a veteran buy-side software developer.

Retail banking

Collinson Group buys Welcome Real-time

17 September 2014  |  939 views  |  0

Collinson Group, a global leader in shaping customer behaviour to drive revenue and add value to its clients, has announced the acquisition of Welcome Real-time, an international provider of payment based loyalty solutions.

Post-trade & ops

Australia and Singapore to open reciprocal access to trade repository data

17 September 2014  |  898 views  |  0

ASIC and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to allow trade repositories licensed in one jurisdiction to provide relevant data to the authority in the other jurisdiction.


VeriFone PAYware Ocius gets PCI SSC certification

17 September 2014  |  1072 views  |  0

VeriFone Systems, Inc. (NYSE: PAY), today announced that its Payments as a Service (PaaS) platform for the UK market-PAYware Ocius-has been certified by the PCI Security Standards Council (SSC) as an approved Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) solution.

Post-trade & ops

Dubai Financial Market and Korea Securities Depository to collaborate on post-trade

17 September 2014  |  554 views  |  0

Dubai Financial Market (DFM) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Korea Securities Depository (KSD) in order to promote close cooperation and further develop the post-trade securities market infrastructure between Dubai and Korea.

Wholesale banking

Dassault Systèmes names 3D FinTech Challenge finalists

17 September 2014  |  3302 views  |  0

Dassault Systèmes today announced the 6 finalists selected to participate in the 3D FinTech Challenge 2014, an immersive accelerator programme designed to empower and accelerate technology innovation within financial services and this year, specifically within the Investment Management industry.

Risk & regulation

BME Clearing receives Emir auhtorisation

17 September 2014  |  568 views  |  0

BME Clearing, the BME subsidiary that provides clearing services as a Central Counterparty (CCP), announced today that its national competent authority, CNMV, has approved its application as a CCP in accordance with the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).

Wholesale banking

Iosco consults on OTC derivatives risk standards

17 September 2014  |  494 views  |  0

The International Organization of Securities Commissions today published the consultation report Risk Mitigation Standards for Non-centrally Cleared OTC Derivatives, which proposes nine standards aimed at mitigating the risks in the non-centrally cleared OTC derivatives markets.

Mobile & online

LightSpeed to move into payments on $35 million funding round

17 September 2014  |  554 views  |  0

LightSpeed, the commerce platform for serious retailers, today announced that it closed $35 million in new funding led by Canadian investment firm, iNovia Capital, and previous investor, Accel Partners.


Bitcoin startup Gem secures $2 million funding round

17 September 2014  |  853 views  |  0

Gem, a Venice-based Bitcoin startup, today announced the completion of a $2 million seed round of funding to accelerate the growth of its recently launched full-stack API that provides developers with a complete solution, eliminating the pain of building Bitcoin security infrastructure into their apps.


Net Element brings Apple Play to merchants

17 September 2014  |  566 views  |  0

Net Element, Inc. (NETE) ("Net Element" or the "Company"), a technology-driven group specializing in mobile payments and value-added transactional services in emerging countries and in the United States, today announces it will integrate Apple services into its point-of-sale payment acceptance hardware and software, enabling Company merchants the ability to accept Apple Pay from customers.

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