• Sri Lanka's NSB To Utilize ACI For Fraud Detection

    August 19, 2020 cybersecurityDigital payment software and solutions firm ACI Worldwide will be working with Sri Lanka’s National Savings Bank to implement a new solution for mitigating fraud, a press release states. The bank ...
  • FinTechs Enhance The Value Of Real-Time Payment Rails

    July 23, 2020 This week’s look at payment rail innovation is all about value-added offerings on existing rails, as well as on emerging real-time payment schemes. In the U.S., Nacha noted that as ACH ...
  • ACI Worldwide Adds More Digital Overlay Services For Contactless B2B Payments

    July 16, 2020 ACI Worldwide, which provides electronic payment and banking solutions, has added new digital overlay services that it says will help to speed up real-time payments, according to a press release. The ...
  • Banks Embrace Real-Time Data Connectivity With Third-Party FinTechs

    June 18, 2020 With a focus on expanding functionality for business customers, financial institutions (FIs) this week turned to FinTechs that could facilitate real-time data connectivity and analysis. Some FIs, including Western Union and ...
  • ACI Taps Bancorp, Visa For Real-Time Payments

    January 21, 2020 ACI Worldwide Visa partnerACI Worldwide is working with The Bancorp’s Direct Rapid Funds platform — powered by Visa Direct — for real-time corporate disbursements, The Bancorp announced on Tuesday (Jan. 21).  “The surge in ...
  • A Faster Payments Fix For School Invoice Woes

    December 30, 2019 ACH cross borderDespite the demonstrated benefits, the adoption of real-time payments has not been, well, particularly speedy. Many businesses cite the lack of ubiquity and high upfront costs for their halting shift ...
  • Tune In: Best PYMNTS (or Payments) Podcasts Of 2019

    December 24, 2019 PYMNTS doesn’t just cover the news. We regularly feature podcast conversion with the leading experts, executives and entrepreneurs involved in transactions and commerce and all the related areas in between. ...
  • RTP: Achieving Ubiquity Without A Mandate

    December 12, 2019 faster paymentsThough the U.S. continues to take significant steps toward a faster payments ecosystem, the market undoubtedly lags behind others across the world in the path toward real-time payments ubiquity. There are a ...
  • US Faster Payments Council Expands With ACI Worldwide

    November 21, 2019 US Faster Payments Council Expands With ACI WorldwideMembership in the U.S. Faster Payments Council (FPC) is growing with the addition of ACI Worldwide, as the electronic payments and banking solution provider announced this week. The company is joining ...
  • Getting RTP’s Roadmap, Consumer Demand For It In Sync

    November 18, 2019 cross-border payments, RTPThe infrastructure is in place for real-time payments. Peer-to-peer (P2P) transactions are setting the stage for wider acceptance of paying bills and conducting commerce 24/7. Craig Ramsey, head of real-time ...
  • FedNow And ISO 20022 Are Here — What Now For FIs And Faster Payments?

    October 1, 2019 There are 54 faster payment schemes globally, with more on the way. Craig Ramsey, head of real-time payments at ACI Worldwide, tells PYMNTS that speed will become the “new normal” for ...
  • Everlink Bolsters FI Fraud Protection With ACI Worldwide

    September 10, 2019 Canada’s Everlink Payment Services, a payment solution and service provider for banks, credit unions and small businesses, is strengthening its fraud controls for clients through a collaboration with ACI Worldwide. In ...
  • ACI Worldwide Tech Powers Co-op’s Pay-In-Aisle App

    July 31, 2019 food store aisleMobile technology by payments provider ACI Worldwide  is a crucial part of the Co-operative Group’s (Co-op) new pay-in-aisle app, the firm said in a July 31 press release.  One of the U.K.’s ...
  • The State Of India’s Digital Payments Progress — And Future

    July 1, 2019 The digital transformation of India’s payments landscape is underway, through government mandate, and a slew of banking and FinTech players. Jeremy Wilmot, group president at ACI Worldwide, tells Karen Webster ...
  • ACI Worldwide Rolls Out Disbursement Services

    June 25, 2019 DisbursementsTo allow businesses to send money to consumers’ bank accounts in real time using their debit cards, real-time electronic payment and banking solutions provider ACI Worldwide announced the rollout of ACI ...
  • Making Sense Of The New Omnichannel Experience

    May 30, 2019 As far as buzzwords go, one must tip their hat to the enduring power of “omnichannel.” Take a time machine and travel back about 15 years, and one will hear merchants ...
  • Transbank Upgrades To ACI's UP Retail Payments Platform

    May 21, 2019 Transbank Using ACI UP Retail Payments PlatformACI Worldwide, the global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, announced on Tuesday (May 21) that Transbank, the acquirer in Chile and an existing ACI customer, is now ...
  • Why Patterns Are Breaking Fraud Fighting’s Old Rules

    April 17, 2019 Fraud evolves as the bad guys do, trying to stay one step ahead of technology and risk management efforts. Jack Bloch, SVP SW engineering at ACI Worldwide, tells PYMNTS that ...
  • How Mobile Wallets Tap Into Consumer Security At The Pump And C-Stores

    April 16, 2019 How Mobile Wallets Bring Shoppers SecurityFrom fuel pumps to convenience stores (C-stores), many consumers worry about the security of their personal financial information. An ACI Worldwide and YouGov survey, for instance, found that more than ...
  • ACI Worldwide Exec Warns APIs, ISO 20022 'Completely Incompatible'

    April 5, 2019 Payments messaging firm SWIFT announced Thursday (April 4) the establishment of an ISO 20022 working group to promote adoption of the payments messaging standard. But as the financial services industry ...
  • Solutions By Text, ACI Worldwide Link Up For SMS Transactions

    March 19, 2019 Solutions By Text And ACI Worldwide Link Up For SMS TransactionsACI Worldwide, a real-time payment and banking company, has partnered with Solutions By Text, a Dallas-based automated texting company, to allow companies to receive payments through text, according to a ...
  • SWIFT Signals Further Openness To Blockchain?

    March 14, 2019 The movement to bring blockchain to cross-border payments proceeds apace. Might SWIFT be giving a nod, at least partially, toward the use of distributed ledger technology (DLT)? As noted by OracleTimes, ...
  • Western Union CEO: Speedpay Sale Speeds Way To X-Border Payments Growth

    March 1, 2019 The year 2019 is already shaping up as a big year for deal-making in financial services and payments. Western Union, of course, just sold Speedpay, its U.S. bill payments unit, ...
  • ACI To Purchase Western Union's Speedpay Business

    February 28, 2019 Bill PayACI Worldwide has announced a deal with The Western Union Company that will see ACI acquire Speedpay, Western Union’s United States bill pay business, for $750 million in an all-cash ...
  • SWIFT Exit For Iran As Sanctions Loom?

    October 18, 2018 SWIFT controversy over the messaging system’s place on the world stage continues, and U.S. sanctions toward Iran loom. Elsewhere, digital payments are on the rise, and will keep rising, but infrastructure ...
  • ACI Worldwide Powers Fleet Tax Payments

    August 24, 2018 Electronic payments company ACI Worldwide is integrating its technologies with SPAN Enterprises, a tax filing technology provider, to power tax payments for the fleet industry. A press release issued Thursday (Aug. ...
  • More Banks See Value In Faster Payments And APIs, Finds ACI Worldwide

    May 1, 2018 A new survey by ACI Worldwide and Ovum found evidence that financial institutions (FIs) are more willing to open up their data via API and are embracing real-time payments initiatives. The ...
  • Government Orgs Are 30 Percent Of Data Theft Victims

    April 10, 2018 High-profile and damaging payment data hacks in the U.S. are leading employers to limit their workers’ access to sensitive data, according to a new report from ACI Worldwide. The company released ...
  • ACI Worldwide Inks UnionPay International Deal

    March 23, 2018 ACI Worldwide, the payments company, announced Thursday (March 22) it has inked a strategic partnership with Shanghai-based bank card company UnionPay International. A press release said that by connecting to ACI’s ...
  • ASEAN Banks Eager For Real-Time Payments

    March 14, 2018 Banks across the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region expect real-time payments to come with some major benefits to their businesses, according to new analysis from ACI Worldwide and ...
  • Convenience Can Reduce Late Mortgage Payments

    February 7, 2018 The Digital Age of Home Buying And SellingA new survey by ACI Worldwide and Mastercard Advisors showed that late payments on mortgages are reduced when convenient payment methods are present, according to a survey of 400 mortgage-holding U.S. ...
  • Klarna Taps ACI To Expand eCommerce Payments Service

    January 11, 2018 ACI Worldwide, the real-time electronic payment and banking services company, announced news on Wednesday (Jan. 10) that its partnership with Klarna has been expanded, with Klarna tapping ACI’s UP eCommerce ...
  • Southeast Asia’s Real-Time Payments Push

    November 27, 2017 Credit cardsSingapore is separated from Malaysia by a 1,056-meter (or 0.65-mile) Johor-Singapore Causeway, yet crossing the narrow strip of water separating the city-state of Singapore and its 5.6 million residents from the nation of Malaysia and ...
  • ACI Streamlines Banks’ Path To Real-Time Payments

    October 11, 2017 ACI Worldwide has unleashed its real-time payment solution for financial institutions (FIs). The company announced news on Tuesday (Oct. 10) that its UP Real-Time Payments Solution has officially launched in an effort ...
  • Muted Performance From Payments Stocks

    August 21, 2017 Stocks were muted in terms of gains in the past week, showing more momentum to the downside. International and multicurrency payment processing firm Planet Payment was up approximately 2 percent, a ...
  • Payments Stocks Decline Amid Earnings Season's Close

    August 7, 2017 Stock performance was decidedly down this past week, as earnings continued to factor into investors’ sentiments over the payments space. The winners included global mobile capture and identity verification technologies provider Mitek Systems ...
  • Happy 10th Anniversary iPhone

    June 29, 2017 Ten years ago today, enthusiasts were waking up on the streets outside of Apple Stores nationwide in the hopes of getting their hands on the first-ever version of the iPhone. ...
  • Today in Data: Rev The Launch Engines

    June 27, 2017 In the tech world, launches are happening every day. From product releases to new companies and merger announcements, improvements are constantly being offered to enhance some aspect of consumer and vendor ...
  • ACI Worldwide Launches Alipay In South Africa

    June 27, 2017 ACI Worldwide, a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, announced the launch of Alipay in South Africa, via leading regional payment service provider Peach Payments. Alipay is ...