Archive | May, 2011

Important Stories for May 31,2011

South Africa: VeriFone to acquire Destiny Electronic Commerce, trading as CSC http://bit.ly/mnJU0T US-based electronic payment services provider VeriFone Systems has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Destiny Electronic Commerce (trading as CSC), a South Africa-based electronic payments services provider. CSC is a provider of payment technologies and services at the PoS for Sub-Saharan Africa and […]

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Important Stories for May 30,2011

Crescent Completes Successful A$8.84 Million Capital Raising http://mwne.ws/lufyZC Gold producer, Crescent Gold Limited, has raised A$8 million in convertible debt. Due to overwhelming demand a further A$844,000 was raised through a share placement using the Company’s existing 15% capacity. The issue, managed by Oracle Securities, has been placed with sophisticated and professional investors and was […]

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Important Stories for May 27,2011

NFC Enables Secure Mobile Transactions for Google Wallet http://bit.ly/iV7fyw “This latest move by Google is truly unleashing the full potential of NFC,” said Ruediger Stroh, executive vice president and general manager, Identification Business, NXP Semiconductors. “NXP’s NFC technology essentially converts smart phones into loyalty cards, single-tap location ‘check in’ devices, concert tickets, coupon carriers, contactless […]

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Important Stories for May 26,2011

Google to release m-payment service http://bit.ly/iDQWL4 Google is reportedly planning to roll out a mobile payment system on 26 May 2011, in a bid to enable consumers to pay at checkout by using their mobile phones, media outlet reuters.com reports. According to the source, the upcoming m-payment service is expected to be available for Android-powered […]

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Important Stories for May 25, 2011

New Mobile Application from Tycoon Unlimited Protects Consumers from Credit Card Fraud and Identity Theft http://bit.ly/juIQWh Tycoon Unlimited today announced the development of a new system for mobile payments that can eliminate up to 99% of consumer credit card fraud and identity theft. Called NO MORE CARDS, the system allows consumers to use their mobile […]

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Important Stories for May 24,2011

Web merchants call upon the financial industry to improve online payment services http://bit.ly/iCxF2T On 23 May web merchants and their national representatives, together with representatives of the financial industry, gathered in Barcelona to talk about the E-payment Merchant Initiative (EMI). This merchant led initiative is started to urgently improve the quality of online payment services. […]

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Important Stories for May 23,2011

US: 44% of consumers read product reviews before purchasing online – survey http://bit.ly/lpw8s3 In the US, almost 44 percent of consumers involved in a study read product reviews before buying it online. According to a new national survey called “Behavioral commerce is critical to sale“and released by research companies eNation and Steel House, online shopping […]

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Important Stories for May 20,2011

CreditCards.com Launches Mobile Site to Serve Smartphone Market http://bit.ly/kd6bc7 Bankrate, Inc.’s CreditCards.com, the Internet’s leading credit card comparison and information Website, launched a mobile-device optimized site today to enhance the user experience for those using Web-enabled cell phones and smartphones. BilltoMobile Launching Global Mobile Payments Offering Covering 200+ Carriers in More Than 60 Countries http://mwne.ws/mFAn8e […]

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Important Stories for May 19,2011

Ingenico’s Fujian Landi stregthens partnership with Bank of China http://bit.ly/l1i05o Fujian Landi, Ingenico’s affiliate in China has resumed in April its 2011 purchase plan of POS terminals.Additionally, smaller banks such as CMSB (China Minsheng Bank) have also started to develop POS acquiring services via Landi. Landi’s products in China include POS terminal, IC card readers, […]

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Important Stories for May 18,2011

Telemundo, mun2 and Western Union Sign Agreement to Offer Co-Branded MasterCard® Prepaid Cards http://bit.ly/lxM1gz NBC Universal-owned Telemundo, a leading producer of high-quality content for Hispanics in the U.S. and audiences around the world, and mun2, part of Telemundo and the first television channel created for young bicultural Hispanics in the U.S., have teamed up with […]

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