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Several players withinthe financial technology arena introduced new products and entered into variousagreements in recent days. Please send news tips and feedback to other recent financial technology news, click .

Banking and lending

F.N.B.Corp. unit FirstNational Bank of Pennsylvania rolled out CardGuard, an added feature to the FNB Directmobile banking app that allows customers to control their debit card use andoffers fraud protection and budgeting support.

ACES Risk Management introduced ACESXPRESS, an implementation and servicepackage for the ACES Audit Technology platform. ACESXPRESS allows small to midsizedlenders to implement ACES. ACES Risk Management is a web-based financialservices quality control software provider.

First AmericanFinancial Corp. unit First American Mortgage Solutions LLCcompleted a seriesof integrations with LendingQB that will provide users of the loan originationsystem with access to First American's products and services. LendingQB is atechnology solutions provider for residential mortgage banking organizations.

Germany-based savings bank Kreissparkasse Goeppingenopened the NCRInnovation Experience Room to the public. NCR Innovation Experience Room aimsto increase digital literacy using a variety of technologies, ranging fromvirtual reality headsets, 3D printers, drones and robots, to examples of BigData or Internet of Things applications and nanotechnologies. developed the concept.

First National Bank of Pennsylvania mobile card controlcapabilities into its Mobiliti Advantage mobile banking and payments platform,a solution by Fiserv Inc.

SS&CTechnologies Holdings Inc. made available Precision LM 2.0, a version of its loanservicing and accounting solution.

MovementMortgage LLC launched Movement Easy App, a digital mortgage platformdeveloped in partnership with Silicon Valley technology company Blend Inc.


Payment service provider HyperPay began 's UP eCommercePayments solution to deliver payment gateway solutions to banks and merchantsin Saudi Arabia, Jordan, the UAE and Lebanon. UP eCommerce Payments solutionincludes the ACI PAY.ON eCommerce gateway and ACI ReD Shield real-time fraudprevention capabilities.

VantivInc.'s eProtect was integrated into Google Inc.'s Android Pay. EProtect is an end-to-endpayment security solution. Vantiv also introduced other Android Pay offerings,including Mobile Accelerator Program for Android Pay, Vantiv O.N.E. DeveloperCommunity for Google's mobile payment products and Vantiv O.N.E. TechLift.

In partnership with Argo, launched WEX VCN, a virtualpayment solution for booking, travel management and expense reporting. Argo isa provider of corporate travel and expense management for corporations andtravel agencies in Brazil and Mexico.

Vantiv Integrated Payments offering Independent SoftwareVendors, a PCI-listed validated point-to-point encryption solution for Verifonedevices.

ACI Worldwide and VocaLink Holdings Ltd. to offer an end-to-endimmediate payments solution to launch a domestic or regional immediate paymentsnetwork. VocaLink will provide its Immediate Payments System solution andconnectivity software to clearinghouses and central banks. ACI will deliver itsUP Immediate Payments solution, with VocaLink's Immediate Payments Gatewaypre-integrated, to individual organizations.

Under a partnership between PayLease and PayPal Holdings Inc., home owner association servicesand property management companies that use PayLease will have the option toaccept PayPal transactions when collecting rent and home owner associationdues. PayLease is a payments, billing and utility expense management providerfor property management companies and home owner association services.

Green DotCorp. launched Green Dot Platinum Visa Secured Credit Card.

Insurance andhealthcare

MDwiseInc. chose Valence Health to administer some parts of itshealth plan. Valence Health will initially focus on processing medical claimsfor MDwise. Valence Health is a provider of clinical integration, populationhealth and care solutions and services.

ISO rolledout Mozart Form Composer, a forms management tool and productdevelopment platform for the insurance industry. ISO is a business.

Verisk Insurance Solutions a Guidewire PartnerConnectsolution partner. Verisk is also taking part in the Ready for Guidewireaccelerator validation program. Guidewire PartnerConnect and Readyfor Guidewire are programs of Guidewire Software Inc.

Atain Insurance Cos. picked Oceanwide's Bridge Insurance Software Suite andInsurity's Claims Decisions for its commercial package, commercial property andcommercial general liability lines of business. Atain will use Bridge's portal,policy administration, rating, billing, document generation and reportingmodules. Oceanwide is an Insurity company and developer of SaaS-based insurancesoftware.

MitchellInternational Inc. released another version of its DecisionPoint medicalbill review software for the auto casualty markets. The company added features,including visual, interactive operating capabilities, analytics capabilitiesand virtual payment capability, to the software.

Pursuant to a strategic distribution alliance with INSXCloud, The IHCGroup's ancillary products were made available on the INSXCloud BrokerPlatform, a web-based entity enrollment site. My1HR Inc.'s INSXCloud provideshealth insurance comparison tools.

Accountable Health Solutions its Wellness Portal technologyplatform. Added features include Activity Widget, Personal Health Track andYear Round Wellbeing Program. Accountable Health Solutions is a unit ofHooper Holmes Inc.

DST SystemsInc. and Frost Data Capital entered into a strategic alliance to create startupcompanies focused on value-based care. Frost Data Capital is a venture capitalfirm.

EquifaxInc.'s Equifax Workforce Solutions Affordable Care Act SubsidyManagement Service.

Under a partnership, DropIn Inc.'s solution was pre-integratedwith Majesco'sCloudInsurer solution through the Majesco DigitalConnect platform to offerclaims capabilities for insurers. DropIn is a provider of live video platformsfor auto and home insurance, using smartphones and drones.

SAIFCorp. picked Guidewire PolicyCenter as its underwriting,rating and policy administration system, and Guidewire BillingCenter to manageits billing operations, including agency and commissions.

CernerCorp. will handle professional revenue cycle management for MiamiChildren's Health System and its affiliates, Pediatric Specialists of Americaand Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

Pursuant to a multiyear agreement, Alliance Data Systems Corp. company Epsilon will build amarketing database solution for CNO Financial Group Inc. and its insurance brands,Bankers Life, Washington National and Colonial Penn.

Investing and trading

Alternative investment manager Selwood Asset Managementpicked as its single portfoliomanagement system.

InvestmentTechnology Group Inc. introduced Volume Participation Forecaster App, anonline tool that forecasts market volumes every 15 minutes during the tradingday.

MorningstarInc.'s Morningstar Research Inc. Morningstar for Advisors iPadapp. The Morningstar for Advisors App syncs client account, portfolio andinvestment information from Morningstar Advisor Workstation, the company'sportfolio analysis and investment research platform for financial advisers.

BlackRockInc. partnered with Artivest to provide advisers with acustom site for some BlackRock offerings, access funds for investing, onlineprocesses for client onboarding and reporting and educational content andfull-service support.

Riskalyze's robo-advisory platform, Autopilot, will beintegrated withTD Ameritrade HoldingCorp.'s rebalancing tool, iRebal.

IT, compliance andtransaction management

Fair IsaacCorp. madeavailable FICO TONBELLER Compliance Solutions in the FICO AnalyticCloud. The suite includes software modules for anti-money laundering, taxcompliance, counter-terrorism financing, know your customer initiatives andbusiness partner due diligence.

PegasystemsInc. madeavailable Pega Robotic Automation within the Pega 7 Platform forcase and business process management and its portfolio of customer relationshipmanagement applications.

Digital marketing company iStack Holdings 's Mobile Verify toverify user identities.

MastercardInc. launched Mastercard Developers, a single gateway thatallows Mastercard partners to access application programming interfaces acrosspayments, data and security.

ThomsonReuters Corp. updated Thomson Reuters Developer Community Portal,which allows developers to create solutions using Thomson Reuters' openplatform.

Data management,analytics and marketing

In partnership with Oracle, Visa Advertising Solutions, asuite that allows merchants to measure digital advertising effectiveness.

Under a partnership with Acxiom Corp. and Adobe, Acxiom and Adobe Marketing Cloudclients can continue to access Acxiom data via Adobe Audience Manager'sAudience Marketplace.

WorkdayInc. introduced Workday Planning, a planning, budgeting andforecasting application.

Clarient Global LLC picked VMware Cloud Foundation on IBM Cloud for theSoftLayer private cloud implementation of its Clarient Entity Hub platform.Clarient Global is a jointventure founded in collaboration with ,Barclays Plc,Credit Suisse GroupAG, Goldman SachsGroup Inc., JPMorganChase & Co., StateStreet Corp. and DepositoryTrust & Clearing Corp.

Quovo released Quovo Advisor Dashboard, which has chartingfeatures and client data insights. Quovo is a provider of account aggregationand data science for finance, whose recent partners include Penn Mutual Life Insurance Co.'s .

AutomaticData Processing Inc. introduced Turnover Probability, a solution built intoADP's human capital management offerings that uses Big Data to identify thelikelihood of future voluntary turnover.

ReisInc. announced that its commercial real estate SalesComparables platform now includes virtually all U.S. transactions.


XactlyCorp. added social collaboration, peer review and coachingfeatures to Xactly Inspire, a software that allows customers to analyze thesales lifecycle.

Workday introduced Workday Learning, an application that offerslearning experience for organizations.

Under a partnership, Microsoft Corp. and Workday will deliver integrationsbetween the productivity tools in Microsoft Office 365 and Workday's financeand HR applications.

PaychexInc. updated the mobile interface for employers and employeesand analytics offering for HR administrators of Power of X, an added PaychexFlex feature. Paychex Flex is a workforce management solution.