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Quick Serve Just Got Quicker: National Processing Company Selects Hypercom’s High Speed Card Payment Terminal Technology

PHOENIX, September 24, 2002–National Processing Company (NPCR), a leading provider of merchant credit card processing and a wholly owned subsidiary of National Processing, Inc. (NYSE: NAP), has signed a multi-year agreement with Hypercom Corporation (NYSE: HYC), a leading global provider of electronic payment solutions, to provide Hypercom’s fast, secure and easy-to-use ICE? 5500Plus and T7Plus…
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Next Generation MasterCard Credit/Debit Application Provides Issuers Additional Control, Flexibility

MasterCard M/Chip, Version 4, Designed to Address Range of Industry Needs Purchase, NY, and Waterloo, Belgium, October 3, 2002–Responding to feedback received from its member financial institutions around the world, MasterCard today announced the release of MasterCard M/Chip, version 4 (M/Chip 4), a highly flexible smart card application for credit and debit cards. The new…
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Caradas and XIRING Join Forces to Secure e-Commerce

Strategic Partnership Promotes Smart Card-Based e-Payments BRAINTREE, Mass. and SEVRES, France, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/–Caradas, Inc., a leading provider of smart card authentication technology, and XIRING, a global provider of smart card based-security solutions, today announced a strategic partnership to further increase consumer and merchant confidence in e-commerce payments through the use of smart cards. As…
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EquinePassport™ Smart ID Card Features Patented Loyalty Application

DynCom Licenses Smart Chip Technologies’ Loyalty Patent and Software For Multi-Application Smart ID Card IRVINE, Calif., SALT LAKE CITY, and FORT COLLINS, Colo., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/–Smart Chip Technologies (OTC: SCTN) is pleased to announce that DynCom, Inc., an innovator in the animal identification market, has contracted to license the SCTN loyalty patent (US Patent #5,806,045)…
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BART Begins Rollout of Cubic’s New Fare Collection System

SAN DIEGO, (BUSINESS WIRE), Oct. 15, 2002–The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) today launches a new fare collection system, developed by Cubic Transportation Systems Inc., a subsidiary of San Diego-based Cubic Corp. (AMEX:CUB). “The rollout of this equipment will mean added convenience to our customers and will improve our station management,” said…
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Entrust TruePass 6.0 Achieves FIPS 140-1 Standard for Securing Government Web Sites

Second Validation for Core Component of Secure Web Portal Solution Underscores Company’s Continued Leadership in Delivering Identification, Digital Signature and Smartcard Capabilities DALLAS, Aug. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/–Entrust, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENTU), a leading global provider of Internet security solutions and services, announced today that the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Canada’s Communications Security…
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MasterCard and WorldPay Advance e-Commerce Security; MasterCard’s UCAF Now Being Implemented by 17,000 WorldPay Merchants

PURCHASE, N.Y. and CAMBRIDGE, UK, (BUSINESS WIRE), Aug. 7, 2002–MasterCard International and WorldPay, a world leader in multi-currency secure payment processing, today announced the global launch of a programme to advance e-commerce security and boost consumer and merchant confidence, using MasterCard’s UCAF™ authentication infrastructure. Building on its technical architecture for authenticating payments over the Internet,…