Archive | June, 2011

06/30/11: Facebook Ads, American Express, Internet Banking Environment, ETL solutions

Facebook Ads Can Be Paid For With Amex Membership Rewards Points http://bit.ly/lQrYzK American Express’ industry-leading Membership Rewards program is a featured benefit used by millions of American Express small business and consumer Cardmembers. Facebook is the most popular social media site for small business owners, and Facebook’s advertising platform reaches more than 500 million people […]

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06/29/11: Mobile Money Ventures, U.S. Bank Corporate Card Payments, CorFire, InComm

Intuit Buys Mobile Money Ventures Platform http://bit.ly/k3sNQQ Intuit has announced it has acquired mobile Web banking technology assets from Mobile Money Ventures, or MMV, a “leading global provider of next-generation mobile financial solutions.” Mobile Money Ventures, based in San Mateo, Calif., was formed in 2008 as a joint venture that combined the strengths of Citigroup, […]

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06/28/11:OrderDynamics, Bolster Mobile Banking, PA-DSS program

OrderDynamics to launch integrated mobile commerce service http://bit.ly/mzFf9I The upcoming mobile commerce service will include consumer features such as inventory, pricing, personalization, promotions, one-click checkout, ratings and reviews, wish lists and cross channel account tools. Additionally, OrderDynamics Mobile will enable merchants to control the mobile channel via the integration with the OrderDynamics platform which includes […]

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Important Stories for June 27,2011

ARTS Announces Release Of New Digital Receipts Standard http://bit.ly/mf1jT4 “Retailers love digital receipts because they are environmentally friendly and provide their shoppers with added convenience, especially since mobile devices now play such a large role in the shopping experience,” said ARTS Executive Director Richard Mader. “We believe the release of Version 2 of the standard […]

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Important Stories for June 24,2011

American Express and foursquare Roll out National Partnership http://bit.ly/muQ8wR American Express and foursquare have announced the national rollout of their partnership, which “enables American Express Cardmembers who link their foursquare profiles to their cards to ‘load’ and seamlessly redeem merchant Specials without the need for coupons, special codes, or showing their mobile devices to cashiers. […]

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Important Stories for June 23,2011

Metanga Launches Cloud Billing Solution on Microsoft’s Windows Azure http://bit.ly/jXwGGp MetraTech has announced the launch of Metanga, its multi-tenant software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based billing solution, on Microsoft Windows Azure. “As a native Windows Azure building block solution, Metanga is immediately available and provides Microsoft’s 78,000 independent software vendor (ISV) customers with the shortest path to cloud-based enrollment, […]

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Important Stories for June 22,2011

Wells Fargo Named Best U.S. Trade Bank http://bit.ly/lrxZKK Wells Fargo & Company announced today that Wells Fargo was named “Best Trade Bank in the USA” by Trade Finance magazine. Winners of the 14th annual Award for Excellence were selected by a Trade Finance reader’s poll. Evaluating financial institutions on their level of expertise and customer […]

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Important Stories for June 21,2011

TSYS Releases 2011 Research Results Regarding Consumer Debit Behavior http://bit.ly/kubqQq “There are significant changes occurring within the payments industry, particularly regarding debit,” said Sarah Hartman, senior director, TSYS. “TSYS determined that one of the ways we can help financial institutions better understand these changes and the many decisions facing issuers is to provide actionable information […]

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Important Stories for June 20,2011

Vodafone enters m-payments JV with UK operators http://bit.ly/iRuQYr Mobile network operator Vodafone has formed a mobile payments venture with a number of UK operators, namely telecommunications and ICT services providers Telefonica and Everything Everywhere, the name for the partnership between France Telecom and Deutsche Telekom, media outlet Bloomberg.com reports. Majority of UK consumers not aware […]

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Big steps forward to the Alpha Version

We worked so hard these past few days on the first release of the SociallyPay Alpha version! We coded and thought, rethought and recoded! And of course, we’ve been fueling our coffee addiction (as hackers usually do)! Unfortunately, we are a bit scruffy now, but hey, if this could lead to a small revolution in […]

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