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Accenture in German digital and US innovation drives

Accenture

Accenture will acquire German digital agency SinnerSchrader to boost its Accenture Interactive services in the country. Also, the company plans to launch ten new innovation hubs in the US in the next three years. Accenture has agreed to purchase a 62% majority of SinnerSchrader shares from co-founder and CEO Matthias Schrader, CFO Thomas Dyckhoff, and […]

Boston Firefighters CU in tech overhaul with COCC

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Boston Firefighters Credit Union has outsourced its core processing to Connecticut Online Computer Centre (COCC).

Chase to launch new self-service mortgage platform with Roostify

Buying a mortgage

Chase is planning to launch a new self-service mortgage platform for its 43 million digital users, and will allow customers to digitally track their application – from start to finish.

Joy for Bankjoy as three credit unions sign contracts

Joy for Bankjoy

Fintech start-up Bankjoy has signed three credit unions for its digital banking software: CommunityWide Federal Credit Union in Indiana; Advantage Plus Federal Credit Union in Idaho, and One Detroit Credit Union in Illinois.

Kaiperm Diablo FCU chooses Nymbus core banking system

Acquisitive banking software vendor Nymbus buys fellow supplier SDS.

California-based Kaiperm Diablo Federal Credit Union has selected Nymbus’ SmartCore core banking system as part of its technology revamp. Leslie Chan, chairman, board of directors, Kaiperm Diablo FCU, says: “Only Nymbus was positioned to deliver the technology innovation with the speed, agility and urgency we required.” SmartCore is supplied on a hosted basis, and will […]

Amazon looking to buy Capital One?

Acquisition

Amazon is rumoured to be pondering the acquisition of Capital One. Banking Technology contacted both parties for a comment but received no response.

SCE Federal Credit Union outsources with Jack Henry’s Symitar Ease

Jack Henry

California-based SCE Federal Credit Union has chosen Jack Henry and its Symitar subsidiary’s Ease as an outsourced delivery model of the Episys core processing platform. SCE FCU, a $650 million-asset institution, chose outsourcing to give it “all of the benefits of Episys while alleviating the need to manage on-premise systems or hardware updates”. Dan Rader, […]

This Virtual Piggy went to market for young mobile consumers

Virtual Piggy

US-based mobile banking firm Virtual Piggy will soon begin testing a mobile wallet for consumers aged 17 and younger, the latest move in the parent-supervised world of mobile payments, reports Banking Technology‘s sister publication Paybefore. The test, set for April, will involve a mobile payments platform that enables parents to supervise spending by their children. […]

Global ATM hacker gets eight years in prison

Light in prison cell

The ringleader of three highly organised, global cyberattacks on ATMs resulting in $55 million in losses has been sentenced to eight years in prison and ordered to pay more than $55 million in restitution, reports Banking Technology‘s sister publication Paybefore. Turkish citizen Ercan Findikoglu had pleaded guilty last March to computer intrusion conspiracy, access device […]

First Data and KeyBank team up for payments and merchant services

KeyBank

US-based First Data and KeyBank have teamed up to offer merchant services to the latter’s commercial, business and government clients across the country. The partnership will allow KeyBank to offer First Data’s entire portfolio of business tools, including the Clover platform which lets business owners accept payments, manage inventory, track sales, and access analytics and […]

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