PayPal's Got Lots of New Buddies
Online Banking Makes Its Comeback, Boosting Bank Tech Spending
Consumer demand for more robust Internet tools is helping push forward banks' technology investments, Fiserv Inc.'s chief executive said last week.
Citi and Swift Offer Easy Passes for Corporate Treasurers
When it comes to payments, corporates face complex authentication and infrastructure˜making them targets for firms such as Swift and Citi, which separately rolled out new products last week aimed at taking byzantine out of the corporate treasury vocabulary.
Risk Management 3.0
Regulatory overhaul, new and disruptive technologies and increasingly complex management environments each play a part in today‚s financial services risk ecosystem, requiring transformational thinking and nontraditional skill sets. SourceMedia's Risk Management Summit 3.0 will delve into this new and complex world.
PayPal‚s Got Lots of New Buddies
Offering easy-to-navigate Web transactions of ever-increasing breadth is a blueprint for survival for Web-based financial services providers like PayPal, which recently developed a slew of new micropayments options and online checkout systems.
SEC Needs Strong IT Ears to Hear Whistles and Other Alarms
The Securities and Exchange Commission is in the midst of an IT project to improve its ability to review tips, follow up on complaints and investigate leads from whistleblowers, and has hired Thomas Bayer, whose career path includes stops at Capital One and Citigroup, to oversee its tech functions.
VeriFone Teams with RSA to Bite into PCI Compliance Burden
„Scope‰ is a bad word when it comes to merchant payments security˜particularly pertaining to PCI DSS compliance, which can be cumbersome for retailers. That‚s leading to lots of activity in the security tech space to alleviate PCI audit concerns, with the latest offering coming from VeriFone.
Bling Gets a Little More Social
Taking its tap and pay model for a spin into social media while launching another salvo at legacy card networks, Bling Nation has launched a product called FanConnect, which enables businesses to connect with consumers at checkout via social networks such as Facebook.
Seize the Conversation
It's long been said, typically by the derided, that everyone's a critic. Now, with social media networks like Twitter, Yelp and Facebook, everyone's a published critic.