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August 15, 2011

Fortumo Selects Payfone to Power Mobile Payments

Payfone logo 140pxPayfone has announced that Fortumo has selected it to power the direct billing option for its in-app purchasing SDK.
This direct billing mobile payment method offers better reliability and higher security as well as better payouts for developers. Through the partnership, Fortumo's clients will be able to provide consumers with the ability to make safe and secure mobile payments in real-time from any device, such as PC, smartphone, tablet or Wi-Fi.

Western Union Enhanced Walk-In Payment Service Expands Nationally

WesternUnion logo 140pxWestern Union has announced the national expansion of its enhanced walk-in bill payments service as a result of a successful regional test. "The national expansion offers consumers a network of 10,000+ billers for mortgage, auto loan, insurance, credit card, utility, telecomm and cable payments including AT&T and Comcast, plus walk-in access to a network of participating Western Union Agent offices, nationally-known retailers and other locations."

Upcoming Payments-Related Conferences

CNP Payment Forum Conference 2011
Ashok Misra, Chairman of the CNP Payment Forum, has announced that the CNP Payment Forum Annual Conference will be held in London on September 12, 2011 at the Millennium Hotel, Knightsbridge, London.

Airline & Travel Payments Summit 2011
The fifth annual Airline and Travel Payments Summit (ATPS) will be held October 12-13, 2011 at the Hilton Toronto. Glenbrook's Jacqueline Chilton will moderate a panel.

Mobile Contactless Payments Innovation Summit
The 3rd Mobile Contactless Payments Innovations Summit will be held on October 17-18, 2011 at the JW Marriott, Chicago. Glenbrook's Allen Weinberg will moderate a panel on Online-to-Offline (O2O) payments.

FinovateEurope 2012
Eric Mattson has announced that the second annual FinovateEurope Conference will be held February 7, 2012 at the Old Billingsgate Market Hall in the heart of London.

PCI Security Standards Council Releases PCI-DSS Tokenization Guidelines

PCI Council logo 140pxThe PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC)has announced availability of their PCI DSS Tokenization Guidelines Information Supplement, "the latest in a series of SSC guidance documents aimed at providing the market with greater clarity on how specific technologies relate to the PCI Security Standards and impact PCI DSS compliance."


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