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July 08, 2014

Headline News from - July 8, 2014

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  • Opus Global Announces Acquisition of Hiperos - "Hiperos is a recognized global leader in third party management connecting over 300,000 third parties to many of the world’s largest companies across a range of industry verticals including energy, financial services, food, real estate, pharmaceuticals, and technology. Hiperos provides rapidly deployable, highly flexible SaaS-based solutions for a broad range of information management, risk, compliance and performance needs for many of the world’s Global 2000 companies..."

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September 18, 2013

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  • Join us for our new series of Glenbrook Payments Boot Camps coming this October - 8th/9th in the San Francisco Bay Area and 23rd/24th in New York City!
  • Glenbrook's Allen Weinberg and Erin McCune will be at Money2020 in Las Vegas October 6-10 - please reach out to them directly to catch up in person or set up a briefing at the conference. Erin will be moderating an Invoicing, Billing & Collections panel with CEO Rene Lacerte, Billtrust CEO Flint Lane and Billhighway Chairman Vince Thomas.
  • Glenbrook's Elizabeth McQuerry will be speaking at this year's NACHA Global Payments Forum on October 17-18 in New York City. She'll be speaking on the topic "Mobile Payments, Interoperability & Faster Funds Transfer".
  • Glenbrook's Carol Coye Benson will be speaking at this year's American Bankers Association Annual Convention on October 20-22 in New Orleans. She'll be participating in a panel discussion on The Future of the Payments Industry.
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September 11, 2013

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September 09, 2013

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June 09, 2013

Headline News from - June 9, 2013

New book for eCommerce merchants - available for pre-order:

  • Introduction to Online Payments Risk Management by Ohad Samet - "If you’ve been tasked with building a team to handle risk management for online payments, this practical introduction provides a framework for choosing the technologies and personnel you need. Author and financial services executive Ohad Samet explains the components of payments risk management, and presents a coherent strategy and operational approach."

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March 25, 2013

September 20, 2012

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August 09, 2012

TapBase Introduces TapPay Mobile Payments Platform

Tapbase logo 140x60TapBase has announced the release of its TapPay and TapWallet mobile applications for the iPhone as key elements of its Tap mobile payments, loyalty and rewards platform.

“Although there are a number of mobile payment solutions now available in the marketplace, our system mitigates some of the risks inherent in performing payment transactions away from the traditional bricks-and-mortar retail store. For example, a customer can request a bill be sent to their own device; the customer can then complete the transaction without having to directly share sensitive credit card data with the merchant.”

TapBase is a Palo Alto-based payments startup. Website is

July 03, 2012

June 19, 2012

Western Union Launches Bill Presentment Solution for Smartphones

WesternUnion logo 140pxWestern Union announced the release of an enhancement to its Western Union Speedpay service designed to help billers meet growing consumer demand to receive electronic bills through smartphones and mobile devices.

“Our Western Union Payments Money Mindset Index shows that consumers, whose use of mobile devices is outpacing all other media, are looking for a wider range of payment options from billers,” David Shapiro, senior vice president, Payments, Western Union, said. “Western Union is dedicated to providing billers with robust bill pay solutions, while giving consumers a variety of user-friendly options to receive and pay their bills.”

The enhancement was developed with eBill presentment specialist, Striata, and operates across multiple platforms and devices, including Android, Blackberry, iPhone, iPad.

May 31, 2012

Money See, MoneyDue

Intuit logo 140pxIntuit has launched MoneyDue, a free app that turns business appointments into payment reminders on iPhone and iPod Touch devices. "The new app from Intuit PaymentNetwork uses the calendar feature on the iPhone or iPod Touch to convert calendar appointments into payment reminders, and gives small business owners the ability to see payments owed and payments received through their calendar appointments."

April 10, 2012

February 13, 2012

appMobi’s Launches In-App Purchasing for iOS, Android, Facebook

Appmobi logo 140x40appMobi has announced public beta availability of playMobi, a cross-platform HTML5-based game development, deployment, and monetization SDK.

playMobi enables cross-platform in-app purchasing with its 1Touch in-app payment system. When a player makes a purchase, playMobi automatically completes the transaction using the correct in-app-purchase backend system, based on the device in use. When running on iOS, playMobi uses iTunes; on Android, Google Payments; on Facebook, Facebook Credits; and on the Open Web, PayPal.

More information is available from the appMobie website,

November 29, 2011

November 02, 2011

TapBuy Brings Simplified Mobile Checkout for Remote Purchases

Tapbuy iconSeveral media outlets are reporting on a new mobile checkout technology from Kima Labs called TapBuy Deals. The app stores the buyers card details and shipping information and then uses that data to emulate the checkout process on supported merchant sites. Internet Retailer has a quick overview; TechCrunch has a bit more detail. More details about TapBuy Deals is available on the Kima Labs site.

October 20, 2011

Payments Views: Give a Listen - It's Conversational Commerce

GP Logo Horizontal 140pxOver on our sister blog, Payments Views, Glenbrook's Russ Jones has shared his thoughts on how the Siri "personal assistant" on the iPhone 4S might someday be payment-enabled.

Our particular interest in Siri here at Glenbrook is how this (or other) intelligent voice-aware agents might be enabled at some point to truly streamline how we buy stuff online. We think of it as “conversational commerce”.

The full post is available here.

October 18, 2011

October 10, 2011

August 23, 2011

ERPLY Introduces Mobile Card Reader and Low Transaction Fee

Erply logo 140x60ERPLY has announced an iPad-optimized Mobile Card Reader.

The new credit card device connects to an iPad or iPhone and transmits a customer's encrypted credit card data to the ERPLY point-of-sale software and inventory management software suite to process payments. This gives retailers the ability to view real-time data and inventory analytics through the ERPLY inventory management system.

The ERPLY credit card reader is priced at $50 with a 1.9% transaction fee.

July 25, 2011

June 21, 2011

Payfirma Launches iPhone Mobile POS App in Canada

Payfirma logo 140pxPayfirma has announced an iPhone-based mobile payment acceptance app that is designed for the Canadian card acceptance market.

Payfirma’s proprietary app lets any business or consumer accept all major credit cards securely on an iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. Users can swipe or manually input a credit card, capture a digital signature on the screen, and authorize the transaction within 10 seconds. A customizable receipt can then be emailed directly to the customer from within the app.
Payfirma uses a dongle that plugs into the headphone jack (ala Square).

Adyen Launches Integrated Payments Solution for iPhone / Android Apps

Adyen logo 140pxAdyen has announced the availability of a new single-click mobile payment pages solution for iPhone and Android. "The outsourced solution gives application developers the ability to implement an alternative payment solution to itunes that also accepts credit cards, PayPal and a range of other payment methods within mobile applications and mobile websites."

May 31, 2011

MoreMagic Launches Mobile Commerce Applications for Smartphones

Moremagic logo 140pxMoreMagic Solutions has announced the launch of its eTopUpOnline application for smartphones. "The application is now available across all major global mobile platforms, including Blackberry, Android, iPhone and Symbian."

May 25, 2011

AisleBuyer Unites In-Store and Online Shopping

Aislebuyer logo 140pxAisleBuyer has announced that it now offers a "full multi-channel checkout solution to retailers and shoppers, available for iPhone and Android devices."

"After eliminating checkout lines with mobile self-checkout, we realized that in-store transactions and e-commerce transactions shouldn't be two separate things. In a single transaction, customers can now order some products for home delivery while walking out of the store with others," said Andrew Paradise, CEO of AisleBuyer. "With the addition of multi-channel checkout functionality, retailers and consumers have a true one-stop mobile shopping application at their disposal."

May 23, 2011

Square Targets Cash Registers and Credit Card Terminals with New Apps

Square logo 140px Square has announced a bunch of new features for its iPad POS solution. "The new, free Square Register app for iPad streamlines checkout, tracks sales, and makes it easy for businesses to communicate with customers on their mobile phones. The company also introduced Card Case, which enables iPhone and Android users to explore local businesses; view menus; track and store digital receipts; and open digital tabs to make instant, effortless purchases – all on their phones."

In related news, TechCrunch also reports the latest Square adoption metrics.

May 11, 2011

Corduro Mobile App Helps Charities Rally Volunteers

Corduro logo 140pxCorduro has announced a new mobile payment app that "lets non-profit and other organizations mobilize their volunteers in a whole new way. Available soon for iPhone, iPad or Android devices, users can share their passions by inviting others to connect with the Corduro community and join the charitable groups that they support. Corduro is kicking off this new app with a special site and contest at"

May 05, 2011

Merchant e-Solutions Launches PayEverywhere Mobile Payments Platform

Merchant eSolutions logo 140pxMerchant e-Solutions (MeS) has announced the roll out of a suite of mobile payment apps on their new PayEverywhere platform.

Early adopters of PayEverywhere mobile products include Mark Larson, Owner of Marblesoft, LLC. "We use the PayEverywhere iPhone payment solution at trade shows to take orders on the floor. For ease and reliability, it surpasses any other system we've tried."

April 26, 2011

April 06, 2011

Zuora Teams Up With To Better Serve Telco Providers

Zuora logo 140pxZuora has announced the launch of its Zuora for Communications solution, which marries Zuora's subscription commerce platform with's customer care applications.

Zuora for Communications enables communications services providers to price, quote, and take orders on the front end and manage and monetize subscribers on the back end for any type of services from broadband, WIFI, 4G, VOIP, unified communications, and wireless devices such as the iPhone, iPad, Android.
In related news, Zuora announced that Barrett Xplore, a Canadian 4G network operator, has signed on as its first Zuora for Communications client.

June 21, 2010

Cardmobili Launches Mobile Loyalty and Member Service App on iPhone

CardmobiliCardmobili has announced the launch of a free application for consumers that it says "takes advantage of cloud computing infrastructure to unburden consumers from carrying physical loyalty, membership, rewards and association cards and makes them available on their mobile phone. Cardmobili’s smart application aligns merchants and consumers with personalized communication, heightened services and greater control and ease of managing all types of card affiliations and programs through one central device." READ MORE »

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