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September-October 2011

Western Union Business Solutions to introduce electronic wallet for small businesses

October 31, 2011-- The Western Union Company today announced plans to launch an electronic wallet for clients of Western Union Business Solutions. The technology supported by hyperWALLET’s global payment platform will allow clients using Business Solutions’ Online FX platform to add and hold funds on balance for future use and enable them to make simple email payments to international recipients.

October 26, 2011-- Chase Paymentech, a leading merchant acquirer and payment processor, today announced the launch of its Safetech Encryption in Canada, a solution to help protect merchants and consumers from payment card fraud and data theft.


ebpSource implements advanced e-billing and payment web portal to improve customer experience for Canadian road-toll users

October 25, 2011-- ebpSource, the leading provider of high volume e-billing and payment solutions worldwide is proud to announce its involvement in helping the Canadian Tolling Company International Inc. (407 ETR) to go live with a dynamic new customer self-service portal.


Refog surveillance software safeguards customers' privacy and security

October 6, 2011-- Refog Inc. has updated their entire range of its computer surveillance products with a long-requested feature: the ability to disable the interception of financial information. The new option effectively disables keystroke logging if a credit card number is being entered.


Capital One Canada expands into Quebec

September 27, 2011--Research conducted by Capital One Canada  shows that in the past year only a quarter (26%) of Quebeckers have taken the time to research different kinds of credit cards. Furthermore, Quebeckers are unique in their credit card preferences with almost half (43%) preferring cash back rewards compared to the rest of Canada (28.5%) who prefer to redeem their rewards for travel.


TIO Networks launches PG&E mobile bill payment app for Android users

September 21, 2011--TIO Networks Corp., North America’s leading multi-channel expedited bill payment processor, today announced the launch of its Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) mobile bill payment application for Android.  This new app allows PG&E customers in Northern and Central California to conveniently pay their utility bills on an expedited basis through their Android smartphones.  Android users can now download the application for free from the Android Market.


Open Solutions acquires assets and employees of Calypso Canada

September 20, 2011--Open Solutions Inc., a leading provider of integrated enabling technologies for financial service providers across the United States, Canada and other international markets, announced today that it has acquired the assets and employees of Calypso Canada from Transaction Network Services of August 31, 2011.


BMO first major Canadian bank to roll out 'Tap and Go' payment solution for mobile phones

September 13, 2011--BMO Bank of Montreal announced today it has launched its Mobile   PayPass  Tag, a technology that allows BMO personal credit card customers to make purchases through a sticker affixed to their mobile phone and receive an instant email verification of each transaction.


Canadians prefer online banking to manage everyday finances

September 8, 2011---The cheque book and passbook have taken a back seat in the financial lives of many Canadians, as people continue to embrace online banking to streamline and simplify their everyday banking habits. According to the 2011T D Canada Trust Everyday Banking Poll, Canadians selected online banking as the most preferred method of paying bills (65 percent), followed by preauthorized debits (16 percent), branch banking (eight percent), telephone banking (five percent), at an ATM (three percent) and by cheque in the mail (two percent).


New mobile app makes it easier for group plan members to connect with Sun Life

September 7, 2011---Today Sun Life Financial launched its free mobile application for the iPhone mobile digital device and BlackBerry®  smartphone. This new application, my Sun Life ( Canada), provides existing group benefits and group retirement and savings plan members across Canada the ability to submit benefit claims, check plan balances and find ways to save for the future in a single mobile app.


Moneris launches mobile payment app for merchants October 31, 2011

G&D promotes idea-sharing among security technology October 13, 2011

Canadians must do more to avoid deceptive marketing tactics: Visa October 11, 2011

VendTek Systems partners with ezetop LLC September 16, 2011

Canada's Everlink wins ACT Canada Innovation Award September 15, 2011

Latest ecommerce technology unveiled September 12, 2011



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