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Accenture Simplifies Implementation Process and Enhances User Experience with New Version of Accenture Life Insurance Platform
11/5/2014 1:37:43 PM
Accenture (NYSE: ACN) released a new version of the Accenture Life Insurance Platform (ALIP), an advanced life insurance and annuity software suite. Announced at the Accenture Life and Annuity Software Client Advisory Board event this week, the latest version of ALIP includes new capabilities that help insurance providers streamline operational processes, increase system …
MasterCard Sponsors Copa América for the 10th Consecutive Edition
11/5/2014 1:32:57 PM
To tweet this news, copy and paste MasterCard has just announced that it has signed an agreement with Wematch to be the official card and preferred payment method for Copa América Chile 2015. The event, organized by CONMEBOL, is the primary national team tournament in Latin America and will be the most highly watched national team soccer event …
Eurozone’s reliance on Germany for economic growth looks shaky
11/5/2014 1:29:36 PM
Eurozone growth is stuck in neutral, with Germany unlikely to ride to the rescue according to PwC economists in their latest monthly Global Economy Watch report. In the aftermath of the financial crisis, the Eurozone relied on Germany to push up its economic growth rate. But in the absence of a pick-up of growth in the core economies of France and Italy – as well as in the …
South Africa Lifts 3.6 Million out of Poverty Thanks To its Fiscal Policies
11/4/2014 6:01:19 PM
South Africa lifts 3.6 million people out of poverty and cuts the rate of extreme poverty by half, as a result of its use of fiscal policy. Tax and social benefits effectively redistribute income from the rich to the poor, according to the South Africa Economic Update released by the World Bank today. “ This report provides evidence that activist fiscal policies have helped …
First Capital Cashflow provides Metro Bank with “Next Generation Direct Debit Solution”
First Capital Cashflow provides Metro Bank with “Next Generation Direct Debit Solution”
11/4/2014 12:52:58 PM
Metro Bank, the UK’s first new high street bank in over 100 years, offers banking focused on the customer through providing unparalleled levels of service and convenience. With its unique, customer-focused business, it brings simpler and more convenient banking to customers. First Capital Cashflow , an FCA accredited payment institution, has over 10 years’ experience in …
Azul Systems and Orc partner to enable smarter high performance trading
11/4/2014 9:14:07 AM
Orc (, the global leader in derivatives trading technology and Azul Systems (, the award-winning leader in Java runtime solutions, today announced a partnership that enables Orc customers to leverage the power of Zing®, Azul’s Java Virtual Machine (JVM) targeting environments requiring low latency and high performance. By …
WorldRemit launches money transfer App as financial services move to mobile
11/4/2014 8:52:18 AM
WorldRemit announces the global rollout of its new mobile App , enabling customers to send fast, secure and low-cost money transfers from their Android devices. The App makes it possible for people to send money to more than 110 countries across six continents. Transfers can be received as a bank deposit, cash pickup, Mobile Money or mobile airtime top-up, depending on the …
American Express and the NBA Bring Fans Closer to the Game They Love with Enhanced "Home Court Advantage" Digital Destination
11/3/2014 4:07:13 PM
American Express and the National Basketball Association (NBA) this week unveiled their digital destination on," Home Court Advantage ." The site will provide fans with the personal insights and stories behind some of the biggest players in the game through exclusive video content, NBA player roundtables, interactive social chats, as well as access to NBA tickets and …
NCR Celebrates 130 Years of Service and Innovation
11/3/2014 1:26:10 PM
NCR Corporation (NYSE:  NCR), the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, is marking the 130th anniversary of its founding this month. To celebrate this milestone, NCR employees around the world are participating in a new volunteer effort, “130 Hours of Service.” Led by the NCR Ambassadors, a group of 300 employees in nearly 100 locations, NCR employees are being …
VASCO Launches Bluetooth-enabled DIGIPASS Authenticators to Protect Mobile Banking Transactions and Enterprise Access
11/3/2014 1:20:22 PM
VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ: VDSI), a global leader in authentication, electronic signatures , and identity management, today announced two new DIGIPASS® Authenticators with Bluetooth capabilities. The DIGIPASS 875 is a smart card reader solution, and the DIGIPASS GO215 is a compact, one-button device offering powerful, portable and flexible Two-factor …
BofA Merrill Announces Enhancements to Global Card Capabilities for Companies and Public Sector Clients
11/3/2014 1:08:08 PM
Bank of America Merrill Lynch, a leader in card services for middle-market, large corporate and public sector clients, today announced that it has enhanced its global card capabilities with new products, services and geographies. The expanded capabilities are the latest developments of a multi-year investment strategy, and reflect the continuing importance of card products to …
Your mobile becomes your payment card
Your mobile becomes your payment card
11/3/2014 12:17:15 PM
Well over 400 stores in Norway already accept contactless payment with both Valyou and contactless payment cards. 10 to 20 new stores are being added every week. Last Friday, the CEO’s of Norwegian banks DNB and SpareBank1 Group, and mobile operator, Telenor Group; demonstrated the contactless mobile payment solution, Valyou. The demo took place at the convenience store …
Basware expands e-invoicing services agreement with major German automotive company
11/3/2014 11:35:47 AM
Basware has expanded the agreement to provide e-invoicing services to one of the world’s largest automotive companies in Germany. The services enable intercompany e-invoicing between all the business units globally. The value of the deal is EUR 700,000 over three years. "Basware has been selected as the global provider of e-invoicing services for one of the world’s largest …
Bank of China Partners with IBM to Build First Smart Branch
11/3/2014 11:26:24 AM
Bank of China (BOC) Tianjin Branch and IBM (NYSE: IBM ) today announced the successful completion of the bank’s first smart branch. The new flagship location aims to provide an outstanding customer experience through the use of big data and analytics , mobile and social business tools. This flagship branch will serve as the model for all future Tianjin Branch of BOC …
Technology Collaboration to Enable Smart Transit Payment Solution
11/3/2014 11:24:37 AM
BEA Transit Technologies, Diginome, Inc. and GlobeSherpa Inc. today announce a new collaboration to offer next generation technology and customer-centric advancements for an “Automated Fare Collection” (AFC) solution. This collaboration will combine the equipment development leadership of BEA, the software experience of Diginome, and mobile ticketing and mobile payment …
Yodlee Unveils the Formula to Create Meaningful, Secure, and Reliable Data to Power the Financial Industry
11/3/2014 11:03:06 AM
Las Vegas, Nevada - Money20/20 - November 3, 2014 – Yodlee (NASDAQ: YDLE), the cloud-based platform driving innovation in digital financial services, today shared some of the key components of its unique Data Network: a unique 12-step process for adding value to transactional data to make it actionable for both financial providers and consumers. Yodlee’s 12-step process for …
Space Coast Insurance Agent Offers Companies Innovative Health Insurance Solution
Space Coast Insurance Agent Offers Companies Innovative Health Insurance Solution
11/3/2014 7:00:00 AM
While many insurance agents are ignoring a key method to help small to medium-sized companies offer health insurance to employees, lower their costs, and comply with the Affordable Care Act, one local agent is bucking the trend.   Len DellaRocco, owner of Space Coast Benefits, with 10+ years of  experience in the health insurance industry, has been helping companies get …
Golden Rule Marble Proving to be a Solution for Improved Workplace Moral, Productivity and Interpersonal Relationships
Golden Rule Marble Proving to be a Solution for Improved Workplace Moral, Productivity and Interpersonal Relationships
11/2/2014 9:39:11 AM
Many of us have experienced the unpleasant atmosphere of a disagreeable work environment. Often times the challenges related to “getting the job done” can cause a worker to forget about the people around him or her. This can lead to office strife, and is detrimental not only to moral, but also the bottom line. Harmony between employees is fundamental to an efficient …
UpWest Labs Hits Major Milestone of $50M in Follow-On Funding As Its Latest Batch of Ambitious Startups Gets Underway
UpWest Labs Hits Major Milestone of $50M in Follow-On Funding As Its Latest Batch of Ambitious Startups Gets Underway
10/29/2014 4:37:41 PM
UpWest Labs, the leading U.S. accelerator that brings aspiring Israeli early-stage companies to Silicon Valley, today revealed impressive momentum for its fund thus far in 2014. UpWest Labs recently reached $50 million in follow-on funding for its portfolio startups, bolstered by recent Series A rounds for  Honeybook ($10M) and SentinelOne ($12M). Funding has been culled …
MasterCard and collaborate to target the USD 2.5 Trillion Muslim lifestyle market
10/29/2014 12:06:58 PM
Tweet this: #MasterCard  and collaborate to target the USD 2.5 Trillion Muslim lifestyle market MasterCard today marked an important milestone in its presence in the Muslim lifestyle segment with its latest collaboration with, the world’s first global Muslim Lifestyle Marketplace platform. The launch of was …