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07/23/2015

Jack Henry & Associates Named Market Share Leader in Remote Deposit Capture

- Annual Celent report recognizes company for total financial institutions implemented and strong end-user growth -

07/20/2015

Geezeo to Power BankMobile Personal Financial Management

BankMobile Sees PFM as Strategic Imperative

07/14/2015

U.S. Bank Selects Biller Advantage from Fiserv to Enable Business Customers to Send e-Bills, Accept e-Payments

Biller Advantage enables small businesses to offer their customers electronic billing and payment options on par with those of large companies

07/13/2015

CSI INCREASES CASH DIVIDEND 13.6% TO $0.25 PER SHARE

44th Consecutive Annual Increase in CSI Cash Dividend

07/10/2015

Payveris Moves to New Corporate Headquarters in Rocky Hill, CT.

-Financial Technology Innovator Moves to Support Growth and Expansion Plans-

07/08/2015

CSI REPORTS RECORD FIRST QUARTER REVENUES AND NET INCOME

Revenues Increase for 44th Consecutive Quarter

07/01/2015

Jack Henry & Associates Acquires Bayside Business Solutions

- Acquisition further expands the company's commercial lending solutions -

06/17/2015

ProfitStars' Banno Mobile Named a Leader by IDC MarketScape

Mobile app recognized for customer growth and satisfaction, functionality, stability

06/16/2015

Monday,September 21- Strategies for Achieving Real-Time Payments in the U.S

Sean J. Rodriguez, Senior Vice President, Industry Relations, Federal Reserve System

06/16/2015

D3 Banking Appoints Alex Hart to Board of Directors

Financial industry veteran brings more than 20 years of experience to digital banking provider

06/11/2015

CSI Named to CRN Solution Provider 500 for Second Consecutive Year

List Ranks North America’s Largest 500 Technology Integrators

06/10/2015

AFT Fall Summit - Monday, September 21, 2015

Keynote Address - Mike Abrashoff, Former Commander, USS Benfold and Author, It’s Your Ship

06/03/2015

D3 Banking Offers Data Driven Digital Banking on a Managed Secure Cloud Platform

Highly-configurable capabilities position financial institutions for a competitive advantage

05/19/2015

D3 Banking Taps Jeffrey Walker as Chief Information Security Officer

Veteran adds more than 30 years of international, government and financial services information security experience to leadership team

05/12/2015

ProfitStars Announces Remote Deposit Anywhere Milestone

More than 600 financial institutions implement anytime, anywhere remote deposit solution for individuals and small businesses

05/11/2015

Virtual StrongBox Initiative Places Patented Technology Inside Online Banking

Joins with Financial Technology provider CU*Answers to open user access to 1.7 million consumers

05/11/2015

Jack Henry & Associates to Deliver Best-in-Class Solution to Mobilize Bank Branches with Surface Pro 3 Tablet

Surface tablet supports Branch Anywhere application, mobilizes bank staff

05/05/2015

Prairie Cloudware Presents Digital Payments Guardian at Finovate Spring

Digital payments platform allows financial institutions to directly provide consumers with omnichannel digital payments services.

04/30/2015

MX Raises $30 Million Series A Financing from USAA and Digital Garage

Investment increases MX’s total funding to $50 million to further enable its online banking, mobile banking and financial institution partners.

04/29/2015

CSI REPORTS RECORD FISCAL YEAR 2015 RESULTS

Net Income Increases for 18th Consecutive Year

04/27/2015

D3 Banking Introduces Hybrid Mobile App

Digital banking provider adds hybrid technology, supports mobile-specific functions with a unified codebase

04/24/2015

DCI Elects Client Bankers Jeff Ball and Keith Hughes to Board of Directors

Prominent Bankers Join Seven Others to Continue Tradition of Servant Leadership

04/22/2015

Jeffrey Hale Joins D3 Banking as Chief Business Development Officer

Financial technology industry veteran brings extensive financial service and payments experience

04/16/2015

CHROME Previews Credit Union Transformation at AFT Summit

Pennsylvania Credit Union Undergoes Significant Rebranding, Technology, Branch Changes

04/14/2015

DCI Hires Banking Technology Executive Clay Hamlet to Lead Aggressive Core Software Sales Expansion

Industry Veteran Tapped to Increase Market Share for iCore360Ò Software

04/14/2015

Backbase Partners with MX for PFM and Account Aggregation

Two leading Fintech innovators join forces in North America.

04/09/2015

ProfitStars Again Named to MSPmentor 501 Global Edition

Jack Henry company continues moving up the ranks of world’s top managed service providers (MSPs)

04/09/2015

Javelin, D3 Banking Discuss Best Practices for Monetizing Digital Banking Channels

Webinar addresses new ways for financial institutions to use data to empower customers

04/08/2015

Bank of Southern California Boosts Innovation, Reporting Capabilities through New Core System from CSI

Bank of Southern California has selected CSI's NuPoint core solution to expand its technology and reporting capabilities.

03/19/2015

ProfitStars Partners with PayNearMe to Simplify Cash Payment Acceptance

Offering broadens scope of payment options for businesses that accept cash, money orders

03/19/2015

Charlevoix State Bank Selects AccuAccount

Charlevoix State Bank recently chose AccuAccount, a software application that automates the loan document management process.

03/11/2015

BCB Community Bancorp Selects Jack Henry Banking to Enhance Efficiency, Workflow Management

$1.3 billion bank to leverage the SilverLake System in an outsourced environment

03/11/2015

Payveris Launches Campaign to Offer Free P2P Payments

Fintech Innovator Wants FIs to Remain at the Center of the Digital Payment Process

03/04/2015

First United Bank Launches Next-Day Person-to-Person Payments with Malauzai Software and Payveris

Partnership keeps community financial institutions at the center of the payments evolution

02/26/2015

Jack Henry & Associates Introduces Online Payments, Donations Platform

ProfitStars EPS SmartPay Express makes it easy for financial institutions to power online payments for small businesses, nonprofits and other organizations

02/25/2015

ProfitStars Introduces the Commercial Lending Center

Digital applications, workflow management tools reinvent a traditionally cumbersome process to better address small businesses' funding needs

02/19/2015

CSI Named to Managed Service Provider 500 List by CRN

Company Recognized for Exemplary Approach to Delivery of Managed IT Services

02/18/2015

D3 Banking Hires Four Industry Veterans

Adds more than 75 years of experience to leadership team

02/05/2015

ProfitStars' iPay Solutions First to Implement NACHA's Bill Payment Exception Program

Program improves efficiencies by reducing exceptions and paper check volumes

02/04/2015

Technology, Loan Growth Remain Banks’ Greatest Areas of Opportunity in CSI’s 2015 Banking Priorities Study

Technology provider surveys more than 200 bank executives to uncover challenges, goals and opportunities facing financial institutions

02/03/2015

Xamin Names Erik Gustafson as President and CTO

IT veteran to develop, implement and execute technology-centric business strategy

02/03/2015

ProfitStars Adds New Payment, Mobile and Web Solutions to ICBA Preferred Service Provider Program

The Independent Community Bankers of America brings iPay, Banno Mobile, responsive web design services to network of ICBA-member community banks

01/21/2015

Jack Henry Banking Expands jhaCall Center to Include Overflow and After-Hours Support

Banks can outsource call center operations during specific times of high call volumes and during nights and weekends

01/15/2015

D3 Banking Closes 2014 with Capital Infusion, Innovations and Growing Sales Engine

Company raises $10 million in funding, expands team and forms strategic partnerships

12/16/2014

Dallas Morning News Names Jack Henry & Associates to 2014 List of Top 100 Places to Work

JHA ranks No. 22 among large companies for a well-balanced workplace

12/16/2014

ProfitStars® and D3 Banking Partner on Money Movement Services

Industry collaboration returns control of user experience and data to institutions

12/12/2014

Persistence Pay Off With Latest Community Bank Victory!

Congress Passes ICBA Reform Improving Community Banks’ Capital-Raising OptionsPlan for Prosperity-Inspired Bill Doubles Small Bank Holding Company Policy Statement Threshold

12/04/2014

Xamin Announces Lonny Brooks as Manager of Security Services

IT expert brings more than two decades of experience as a systems engineer and platform architect

11/25/2014

ProfitStars Announces General Availability of Behavior-Driven Marketing Capabilities with Kernel

$3.9 billion Great Southern Bank leverages data analysis and segmentation tool to inform, educate and advertise to customers

11/17/2014

Allied Payment Network Introduces BizPay…To Grow Relationships and Results

Bundled payments suite enables financial institutions to pursue lucrative small business banking relationships

11/11/2014

D3 Banking Demos Data Driven DigitalTM Banking at BAI Retail Delivery Innovation Showcase

Comprehensive set of digital banking services accessible via any device

11/11/2014

Jeffrey Weikert Named President of Payveris

- Financial Industry Veteran to Lead Digital Payments Company -

11/11/2014

98% of Financial Institutions Believe Electronic Audit/Exam Preparation is a Good Investment

A recent study by the bank document management software company AccuSystems shines light on the amount of time financial institutions spend preparing for audits and exams.

11/05/2014

Walcott Trust and Savings Bank Selects AccuAccount

Walcott Trust and Savings Bank recently chose AccuAccount, a software application that provides community financial institutions with streamlined document management.

10/31/2014

Taste Future of Payments with FIS at Money2020

FIS will demonstrate key advances in payments, including mobile app payments for Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt and other hands-on demonstrations.

10/30/2014

TriZetto Provider Solutions™ Launches paperResolve™

Improves Accuracy, Speeds Reimbursements, Reduces Denials

10/28/2014

COCC and Vanguard Software Group Announce New Strategic Alliance

New Collaboration to Enhance Commercial Service Capabilities

10/28/2014

Digital Check Corp. Introduces Clear to Eliminate Time, Costs of Non-Conforming Images

New software application guarantees nearly 100 percent check image clearing

10/28/2014

Digital Check Corp. Introduces Clear to Eliminate Time, Costs of Non-Conforming Images

New software application guarantees nearly 100 percent image clearing

10/28/2014

COCC and Vanguard Software Group Announce New Strategic Alliance

New Collaboration to Enhance Commercial Service Capabilities

10/27/2014

CSI Highlights Innovative Customers, Profitability Strategies at Annual Customer Conference

- Second annual Seeing Business Differently Award winners recognized in Orlando -

10/24/2014

D3 Banking Raises $7 Million in Funding from Route 66 Ventures

Digital banking provider positioned for omnichannel growth; plans to strengthen , invest in R&D, introduce SaaS platform

10/16/2014

CSI Ranked Among World’s Top 100 Cloud Service Providers

-- Fourth-annual Talkin’ Cloud 100 identifies top cloud computing companies in the IT channel --

09/29/2014

CSI Recognized as a Top Technology Provider by IDC Financial Insights for Third Consecutive Year

Prestigious recognition reflects company’s growth through innovative solutions

09/23/2014

ICBA Opposes CFPB Plan for Posting Consumer Complaint Narratives

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau should reconsider publicly disclosing consumer narratives on the bureau’s complaint database, ICBA said.

09/23/2014

ICBA: Basel Endorsing Megabank Bailouts

ICBA expressed deep concern with the Basel committee’s endorsement of using public funds to resolve large and systemically risk banks.

09/18/2014

Xamin Adds Fintech Industry Veteran Mark Wagner as Relationship Manager

Xamin, Inc. today announced the appointment of Mark Wagner as relationship manager, where he will focus on establishing and expanding partnerships with new and existing clients. The company is a leading managed IT service provider (MSP) for financial institutions and other highly regulated industries.

09/18/2014

Report: Millennials Will Be Top Home Spenders Through 2018

Millennials are projected to spend more than $1.6 trillion on home purchase and $600 billion on rent through 2018, according to a new study from the Demand Institute.

09/18/2014

ICBA Challenges Suit Seeking Relaxed Standard for Mortgage Rescissions

ICBA and a coalition of other financial trade associations argued in a legal brief to the U.S. Supreme Court that borrowers must file lawsuits to rescind their mortgage loans within the timeframe laid out in the Truth in Lending Act.

09/18/2014

House Passes ICBA-Backed Bill Offering Thrift Holding Company Relief

ICBA-advocated legislation to ease regulatory burdens on thrift holding companies passed the House. Lawmakers voted 320-102 to approve the Promoting Job Creation and Reducing Small-Business Burdens Act (H.R. 5405).

09/18/2014

Peoples National Bank of Mt. Pleasant, OH will convert to IBT’s Core system with all its integrated customer facing solutions.

CEDAR PARK, TX – September 18 2014 - IBT, Inc., a leading provider of cutting edge solutions for community financial institutions announced today that Peoples National Bank of Mt. Pleasant, OH will convert to IBT’s Core system with all its integrated customer facing solutions.

09/11/2014

CSI Enhances Mobile Payment Security with Tokenization Support

PADUCAH, Ky., Sept. 11, 2014 — With more payment providers offering comprehensive mobile wallets that allow consumers to store multiple card accounts and conduct transactions via mobile devices, the need for security increases exponentially. To deliver these additional security features, Computer Services, Inc. (CSI) (OTCQX: CSVI), a provider of end-to-end technology solutions that empower financial institutions to remain competitive, compliant and profitable, supports tokenization capabilities for all CSI debit and credit issuers.

09/11/2014

ICBA Backs Info Sharing to Combat Cyber-Threats

Community banks support timely and accurate information sharing to combat cybersecurity threats and protect consumers, ICBA Bancard Chairman Noah Wilcox said at a cybersecurity forum in Washington.

09/10/2014

Apple Introduces New ApplePay System

Apple is moving into the payments industry, and it expects to go live next month. The tech giant yesterday introduced ApplePay, which allows users to complete transactions by holding their iPhone to a point-of-sale sensor and pressing the device’s TouchID feature using a Near Field Communication (NFC) chip.

09/10/2014

ICBA: Home Depot Should Bear the Cost of Its Data Breach

Even the smallest community bank will have to reissue payment cards due to the massive Home Depot data breach, ICBA said in a statement. Responding to the breach confirmed on Monday by the large retailer, ICBA said the costs of reissuing cards should ultimately be borne by the party that experiences the breach.

09/10/2014

FIS to Power Vermont’s Fastest-Growing Bank

Key Facts •The Bank of Bennington has selected FIS as its new core banking provider. •FIS also will provide online and mobile banking solutions. •The bank’s selection process was driven by its desire to invest in technology that will streamline back office operations while simultaneously expanding services to its customers.

09/09/2014

Home Depot Confirms Data Breach

The Home Depot yesterday confirmed the massive breach of credit and debit card data at its U.S. and Canadian stores.

09/04/2014

CSI Promotes Bruce Tincher to Vice President of Host Operations

Computer Services, Inc. (CSI) (OTCQX: CSVI), a provider of end-to-end financial technology solutions, has promoted Bruce Tincher to vice president of host operations for its NuPoint Division.

09/04/2014

FIS Brings Instant P2P Payments Capabilities to EverBank

EverBank selects FIS People Pay to deliver person-to-person (P2P) payment capabilities. FIS People Pay eliminates funding risks as all transactions instantly debit funds from a sender’s account. P2P delivers new payments capabilities for EverBank clients while delivering new revenue opportunities for the bank.

09/04/2014

FIS Brings Instant P2P Payments Capabilities to EverBank

•EverBank selects FIS People Pay to deliver person-to-person (P2P) payment capabilities. •FIS People Pay eliminates funding risks as all transactions instantly debit funds from a sender’s account. •P2P delivers new payments capabilities for EverBank clients while delivering new revenue opportunities for the bank.

09/03/2014

ICBA: Review of Bank Regulations Must Have Substantial Impact

ICBA called on federal banking agencies to ensure their mandatory review of existing regulations has a substantive impact in alleviating excessive regulatory burdens on community banks. In a comment letter on the Economic Growth and Regulatory Paperwork Reduction Act review, ICBA expressed deep disappointment with the outcome of the first EGRPRA review process 10 years ago, which had little impact on regulatory burden. To ensure the current two-year review is effective, ICBA called on regulators to: •hold at least six outreach meetings around the country to gather community bank input, •set up an EGRPRA.gov website and list the 10 most burdensome regulations, and •establish a director of the EGRPRA review process who can overcome the objections of individual agencies and resolve interagency disputes.

08/28/2014

ICBA Announces Relationship with InfoSight

Provides community banks access to program that educates consumers on potential cyber threats

Washington, D.C. (August 27, 2014)—The Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) today announced a new agreement with InfoSight Inc., a provider of managed security, IT compliance and vulnerability management services for regulated industries. The agreement offers ICBA members discounted access to InfoSight’s Customer Security Awareness Program (CSAP), which helps financial institutions educate their customers about corporate account takeover, ACH/wire fraud and other cyber threats that lead to financial losses and client victimization. The program also helps fulfill compliance obligations under the 2012 multi-factor authentication (MFA) guidance which requires financial institutions to manage a robust customer awareness and education effort. “We’re excited to offer community bankers this member benefit to help them enhance or build a customer security awareness program,” said Greg Martinson, executive vice president of Sauk Centre operations and education. “Everything a bank needs for a robust program is in one place and the materials are completely customizable so members can add their own logos and branding. This is a fantastic member-only benefit that ICBA provides for its community bank members.” InfoSight’s CSAP provides community banks with content such as articles, videos, newsletters, webinars and workshops available in multiple media formats, which are geared toward consumers and community bank customers. Community banks are able to use the content in a variety of ways including adding it to their website, newsletters or in their branches. By offering both a self-serve and full-service offering, the banks’ internal resources are free to concentrate on other priorities. “We’re pleased to work with the ICBA and provide their members with a comprehensive and easy-to-use security awareness program,” said Tom Garcia, CEO of InfoSight. “Our Awareness Program is the first to market and the most complete program available today.”

08/26/2014

Backoff Malware Hits 1,000 Businesses

More than 1,000 U.S. businesses have been affected by the Backoff point-of-sale malware campaign, according to federal law-enforcement agencies. The Department of Homeland Security issued the Secret Service estimate in an updated advisory.

08/21/2014

ProfitStars Partners with Xamin, Inc.

DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 – ProfitStars®, a division of Jack Henry & Associates, Inc.® (NASDAQ:JKHY) that provides solutions to improve the performance of financial institutions and diverse corporate entities, today announced a partnership with Xamin, Inc., a provider of IT services for highly regulated industries. Xamin will expand its product offering with select Gladiator Technology® solutions to enhance the enterprise information security of its client base.

08/20/2014

August Recess Almost Over: Schedule District Congressional Meetings Today

With the August congressional recess quickly winding down, ICBA is urging community bankers to start scheduling district meetings with their members of Congress now using ICBA’s Be Heard grassroots website.

08/20/2014

Nearly One-Third of All Banks in the Country Have Signed ICBA Call Report Petition

More than 10,000 community bankers nationwide have answered the call and stood up to burdensome call reports by signing ICBA's call report petition.

08/18/2014

Wisconsin and Vermont Community Bankers Elected to ICBA Securities Board

Dennis Doyle, president and CEO of Great Midwest Bank, Brookfield, Wis., and Kathy Underwood, president and CEO of Ledyard National Bank, Norwich, Vt., were elected to the board of directors of ICBA Securities, ICBA’s broker/dealer subsidiary that provides fixed-income investment services to the nation’s community banks.

08/06/2014

What’s Wrong with This Picture: Community Bank Call Reports Unduly Burdensome

ICBA continues to call attention to unfair and burdensome call reports by casting a light on the inequity and unfairness that exists between community banks and the nation’s largest credit unions.

08/05/2014

Fine Featured in Q&A Discussing GAO Report, Reg Burden

In Sunday's Morning Consult, President and CEO Cam Fine gauges the impact of the long-awaited Government Accountability Office report on the funding costs and advantages for banks based on their size and also discusses call report regulatory burden.

08/05/2014

Take Charge: Combat Call Report Encroachment, Sign ICBA Petition

In his latest blog post, ICBA President and CEO Cam Fine encourages every community banker to sign the association’s petition on call report burden, enlist reinforcements and make sure Washington hears the industry loud and clear.

08/05/2014

Thailand’s Kasikornbank Selects FIS for Real-time Core Banking

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., and BANGKOK, 5 Aug. 2014 – FIS™ (NYSE: FIS), the world’s largest provider of banking and payments technology solutions, and a global leader in consulting and outsourcing solutions, today announced it has been selected by Thailand’s Kasikornbank Public Company Limited as the bank’s provider for real-time core banking for deposit products.

08/04/2014

Fine in American Banker: A Subsidy of Any Size Is Still Too Big

Following a highly anticipated Government Accountability Office report examining the too-big-to-fail subsidy, President and CEO Cam Fine hammers home the point that no matter how you cut it, a subsidy is a subsidy and continues to put the American taxpayer on the hook.

08/04/2014

August Recess: Schedule District Congressional Meetings to Push for Reg Relief

With the August congressional recess in full swing, ICBA is urging community bankers to start scheduling district meetings with their members of Congress now using ICBA’s Be Heard grassroots website.