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2011-07-13 07:00:00

MONETT, Mo., July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (Nasdaq: JKHY), a leading provider of computer systems and electronic payment solutions primarily for financial services organizations, today announced that its JHA Payment Processing Solutions(®) (PPS) division will offer Visa-branded EMV (Europay, MasterCard, and Visa) chip-and-signature cards to its credit union customers. These cards, which have gained wide acceptance outside the U.S.,...

2011-06-30 11:14:00

BRUSSELS, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - 1st Online Payment Institution to Join the "Groupement carte bancaire" - A Decisive Stage in the Imminent Provision of Payment Solutions for European e-Commerce In accordance with its corporate operating plan, Rentabiliweb announced its having joined the Groupement Carte Bancaire interbank network, in the capacity of a member, on 24th June 2011. It is associated with the BPCE Group (Banque Populaire Caisse d'Epargne), the...

2011-06-29 05:00:00

GENEVA, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Incard, a leader in smart cards for the mobile telecom industry worldwide and a division of STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), is supplying smart SIM cards and technical support enabling Telecom Italia to develop exciting new services for its mobile subscribers, hosted on the handset. Incard's MUSE (Multimedia USIM Environment) family of SIMs support Smart Card Web Server (SCWS) technology, a new standard enabling visually appealing, graphical web-style...

2011-06-23 14:50:00

LOS ANGELES, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartSoft, a leading provider of card payment, card issuance, NFC payments and EMV chip-based training technologies and services to the global banking and payment industries announced a major breakthrough in NFC payments today. Together with partners Turkcell and Plastkart, the companies unveiled Europe's first MNO (Mobile Network Operator) Trusted Service Manager (TSM) mobile solution for NFC Payments approved by MasterCard. The announcement...

2011-06-15 02:00:00

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. and ZURICH, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (Nasdaq: VDSI; www.vasco.com), a leading software security company specializing in strong authentication products, launches DIGIPASS 836, a smart card reader with an optical interface and replaceable batteries. With this optimized optical card reader VASCO increasingly meets the demand of banks for efficient solutions with minimal impact on the environment helping them to reduce their...

2011-06-01 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), the premier bank for companies in the technology, life science, venture capital and premium wine industries, announced today it is the first bank to make chip-enabled, or Smart, credit cards available to businesses in the U.S. Beginning today, SVB clients can apply for the new chip and signature World Elite(TM) MasterCard® for Business with EMV chip technology. (Photo:...

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2011-05-18 07:22:24

Apple is considering using a smaller SIM card in its iPhone 4 and iPad to allow the company to produce thinner devices, Reuters reported on Tuesday. A spokesman for the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) confirmed that Apple had proposed a new standard for SIM cards, although a decision about whether to begin the lengthy standardization process, which can take more than a year, has not yet been made. "This process may take some time, up to a year or more, if there is...

2011-04-27 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) opened its fourth Global Security Summit today with a keynote address by chief enterprise risk officer Ellen Richey, in which she applauded the collective progress in making electronic payments more secure from criminals. While acknowledging this important success - achieved through closer industry cooperation, coordination with law enforcement and technological advancements - Richey also warned of future challenges that will...

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2011-04-14 12:45:00

Wells Fargo & Co. is testing microchip-embedded credit cards with frequent travelers to address complaints of customers who have had trouble using their cards internationally. According to San Francisco-based Wells Fargo, the program announced today marks the first effort made by a U.S. bank to deploy Visa Inc. credit cards with so-called EMV-chip technology, which has become a standard in Europe and much of the rest of the world. "It's not an infrequent message from our customers of...

2011-04-12 07:45:00

TORONTO and PORTLAND, Ore., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartSoft, a leading provider of card payment and instant card issuance solutions to the global payment and banking industry announced today that one of Canada's premier payment industry providers, Everlink Payment Services, Inc. has teamed with SmartSoft to begin providing EMV based chip and pin instant card issuance solutions to Canada's banks and credit unions. Everlink is licensing SmartSoft award-winning Palmaris(TM)...


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