Monday , November 19, 2018

ACI Reports Quarterly Earnings and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 11/8/18

  • Payment processor Worldpay Inc. said pro-forma net revenues in its Technology Solutions e-commerce segment grew 17% year-over-year to $420 million while pro-forma revenues in its Merchant Solutions segment rose 4% to $506 million. Pro-forma revenues in the Issuer Solutions segment increased 4% to $91 million. Worldpay also promoted Mark Heimbouch to president. Heimbouch will retain the chief operating officer position.
  • ACI Worldwide Inc., a payments-technology and real-time payments provider, reported $245.5 million in revenue for the quarter ended Sept. 30, up 11% over the year-ago quarter, with $28.4 million in operating income, up 148%.
  • House Advantage LLC said its eTouchMenu unit will integrate point-of-sale technology from SkyWire, a provider to the hospitality industry.
  • Prepaid card program manager InComm announced it is working with Xsolla, a resource for game developers, to access InComm’s cash-based payment platform, Vanilla DirectPay. The fist deployment is with GameStop, a videogame retailer with 3,800 U.S. stores.
  • Gateway provider USAePay said it received certification from Electronic Payment Exchange, a processing platform owned by North American Bancard Holdings.
  • Blockchain specialist HashCash Consultants introduced a white-label Bitcoin-processing service for e-commerce. It includes a “pay now” button and code to integrate the service into some shopping-cart software.
  • American Express Co. launched a new, $295-per-year business gold card made of metal and offering four times the rewards points in the two categories where the business spends the most in a billing cycle.
  • Infineon Technologies AG and Next Biometrics announced they developed a reference design for a smart payment card with an integrated fingerprint sensor.
  • In the inaugural Citizens Point of Sale Survey, Citizens Bank found that 76% of U.S. consumers are more likely to make a retail purchase if a payment plan is provided.

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