January 5, 2017
• Merchant processor EVO Payments International has acquired payments-solutions specialist Sterling Payment Technologies. Paul Hunter, Sterling's president and chief executive, will manage the Sterling unit within EVO. Terms of the deal were not announced.
• An app called Clarity Money has debuted to help consumers manage their finances by performing such chores as negotiating bills, choosing credit cards, and creating savings accounts.
• The Portlander Inn has adopted property-management and payment-gateway tools from Agilysys Inc.
• Kroll, a specialist in risk mitigation and incident response, has been certified as a PCI Forensic Investigator by the PCI Security Standards Council. The company says it is the only PFI that is also a full-service investigative firm.
• Mobile-deposit software developer Mitek Systems Inc. said the American Cancer Society has licensed and integrated Mitek's Mobile Deposit and MiSnap products into its FUNdraising mobile app for iOS and Android devices, enabling participants in such American Cancer Society events as the Relay For Life and Making Strides Against Breast Cancer to electronically deposit checks they collect from donors.
• Point-of-sale terminal maker Equinox Payment Solutions appointed Bohdan Myroniw as vice president of strategic alliances. Prior to joining Equinox, Myroniw worked at VeriFone Systems Inc.
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