Payments NewsNOVEMBER 24, 2014
Survey: Most Consumers Prefer Gift Cards to Physical Gifts
Many Feel Guilty Asking for Them
PORTLAND, ME (November 24, 2014) Gift cards have topped holiday wish lists among Americans of all ages year after year. A new survey from CashStar reveals that a majority of consumers would like to receive gift cards instead of physical gifts, but many feel guilty admitting that they...
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Converged NewsNOVEMBER 21, 2014
Oink Launches Prepaid Card for Teens
Payments Provider Develops New Payment Service
LOS ANGELES, CA (November 21, 2014) Virtual Piggy, Inc. (OTCQB:VPIG), provider of Oink, online payment technology for families and teens, has launched the Oink Discover prepaid card, a physical extension of the company’s digital wallet. The new prepaid card allows teens to shop at...
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Payments NewsNOVEMBER 18, 2014
ALINE Card by ADP Enables More Payments
Tip, Commission and Per Diem Payments Added
ROSELAND, NJ (November 18, 2014) ADP, a provider of human capital management solutions, says that employees using the ALINE Card by ADP now can elect to have their tips, commissions and per diems loaded in near real-time electronically onto their paycard if their employer offers that...
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Payments NewsNOVEMBER 18, 2014
Novel Prepaid Card Applications Spur Market Growth
New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.
SAN JOSE, CA (November 18, 2014) Prepaid cards are plastic payment cards that are preloaded with money and can be used to make in-store or online purchases. Prepaid cards are gradually evolving into a mainstream market driven by widening acceptance. These cards act as portable checking...
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Converged NewsNOVEMBER 18, 2014
Mobetize Partners with DCR/TruCash
Launches Mobile Financial for Prepaid Card Customers Globally
BLAINE, WA (November 18, 2014) Mobetize Corp (OTCBB:MPAY) has completed the integration with DCR Strategies Inc – TruCash and is launching this quarter the joint solution as a mobile wallet and mobile financial services (MFS) platform to DCR-TruCash customers. DCR shall be converting...
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Converged NewsNOVEMBER 17, 2014
InComm Launches New eCommerce Site
B2B Bulk Gift Cards from InComm Incentives
PORTLAND, OR (November 17, 2014) InComm, a leading provider of integrated point-of-sale (POS) technology solutions to retailers, has launched InComm Incentives, a B2B eCommerce store for purchasing multi-brand physical and digital gift cards in bulk. Companies who use gift cards for...
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Telecom NewsNOVEMBER 16, 2014
Strategy Analytics: Surge in ZTE Smartphone Shipments
Up by 42%Worldwide in Third Quarter 2014
SHANGHAI (November 16, 2014) Global shipments of ZTE smartphones were up by a notable 42 percent year-on-year in the third quarter 2014, according to a recent report from global market research organization, Strategy Analytics. ZTE also saw a 15 percent year-on-year increase in overall...
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Payments NewsNOVEMBER 14, 2014
InComm and PayPal Collaborate
PayPal to Offer Digital Gift Cards
PORTLAND, OR (November 14, 2014) InComm, a provider of integrated point-of-sale (POS) technology solutions to retailers has announced that PayPal will utilize the InComm Digital Solutions (IDS) platform to support PayPal's digital gifts services. IDS will enable PayPal to expand the...
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Converged NewsNOVEMBER 13, 2014
TSYS and FICO to Deliver Analytics-Powered Card Marketing
Timed and Targeted Customer Communication Geared to Engage
COLUMBUS, GA and SAN DIEGO, CA (November 13, 2014) TSYS (NYSE: TSS) has signed a new licensing agreement with FICO (NYSE:FICO), a predictive analytics and decision management software company. The agreement will deliver an analytics-powered marketing product for card issuers called...
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Payments NewsNOVEMBER 13, 2014
Regions Cards Available for Use with Apple Pay
Will Work with iPhone 6 in Participating Stores
BIRMINGHAM, AL (November 13, 2014) Regions Bank (NYSE:RF) customers can now take advantage of Apple Pay, a safe and convenient way of making purchases. Regions now offers debit, consumer credit and reloadable prepaid card customers access to Apple Pay.

Apple Pay will...
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Converged NewsNOVEMBER 3, 2014
CashStar Releases New Digital Gifting Capabilities for Retailers
New Innovations for Consumer Gifting, B2B Sales and Marketing
LAS VEGAS, NV (November 3, 2014) CashStar, a digital gifting company, has announced new capabilities in its omni-channel digital gifting platform, CashStar 5.

Since launching CashStar 5 earlier this year, the company has released a range of capabilities available through...
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Payments NewsNOVEMBER 3, 2014
CPI Launches EMV Prepaid Cards to Canadian Market
Partners with Berkeley Payment Solutions
LITTLETON, CO (November 3, 2014) CPI Card Group, a provider of financial and EMV chip card production and related services, has launched its first EMV Prepaid card program in Canada with its long-standing customer, Berkeley Payment Solutions.

CPI says it has developed...
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Telecom NewsOCTOBER 29, 2014 Announces More Top Ups
Adds Options to Europe, Asia, Africa and America
ATLANTA, GA (October 29, 2014) For everyone interested in sending mobile credit across the borders or willing to credit their own cell phone and save money, is now offering more options for top ups to Europe, Asia, Africa and America.
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Converged NewsOCTOBER 27, 2014
Mobetize Partners with SurePay
To Provide Mobile Wallet, Remittance in UAE
BLAINE, WA (October 27, 2014) Mobetize Corp. (OTC:MPAY), a provider of mobile commerce payment solutions, has partnered with SurePay Payment Services, an emerging global payment solutions provider in UAE funded by the Royal Group UAE Mobetize says it will enable...
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Payments NewsOCTOBER 27, 2014
Vantiv and VeriFone Launch “Secure Your Future Today”
Promo Gets Merchants Ready for New Payment Methods
CINCINNATI, OH & SAN JOSE, CA (October 27, 2014) Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE:VNTV), a provider of payment processing services and related technology solutions for merchants and financial institutions of all sizes, and VeriFone Systems, Inc. (NYSE:PAY), have launched their “Secure Your Future...
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