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Dickson Chu joins AnywhereCommerce Board of Advisors

Nov. 19, 2012 — AnywhereCommerce, today announced the appointment of Dickson Chu to the company’s Board of Advisory. Mr. Chu brings more than 25 years’ experience in payments and technology, and is an active advisor to a number of emerging companies who are working to define the next generation of mobile commerce and advertising. Most … Read more

Holding Patents on Mobile Acceptance, a Small Firm Won’t Rule out Legal Remedies

With a pair of U.S patents in hand, a small, Montreal-based engineering firm may have placed itself in a position to strongly influence the fast-growing market for mobile card acceptance. The patents, awarded last month to AnywhereCommerce, cover payments via a dongle connected to a mobile device’s audio jack, a common setup that has been … Read more

AnywhereCommerce Granted Patents on Mobile Card Acceptance ‘Dongle’

Montreal-based mobile payments technology provider AnywhereCommerce has secured two U.S. patents surrounding the increasingly ubiquitous card readers—known as “dongles”—used by small merchants to accept credit-card payments via a smartphone or tablet. The patents, which cover any solution that uses the audio jack of a mobile device to accept payments, could have major impact on a … Read more

AnywhereCommerce Granted New Secure Transaction Patent

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — AnywhereCommerce, a leading eCommerce and mCommerce engineering and solutions provider, announced the issuance of US Patent No. 8,055,545, Apparatus and method for conducting secure financial transactions.   Specifically, the patented technology uses a “trusted platform module” which stores sensitive consumer payment information securely. A virtual appliance module … Read more

Verizon Wireless Deploys AnywhereCommerce for Line Busting Checkout

PALO ALTO, Calif. – Verizon Wireless has begun deploying AnywhereCommerce’s Rover(TM) device, a PCI certified magstripe reader and PIN entry POS (point of sale device) which is seamlessly integrated to their retail fleet of Motion Computing tablets.   AnywhereCommerce’s Rover is mounted to the tablet enabling the full breadth of expedited line busting checkout. Customers … Read more

AnywhereCommerce Adopts New Visa Mobile Payment Security Best

July 2011 – Montreal, Canada. AnywhereCommerce, the leading eCommerce and mCommerce solutions provider that extends both physical POS and eCommerce to the mobile environment, is pleased to announce that it is following the best practices and minimum standards for encryption guidelines for mobile payments released by Visa. After careful review, the company said its solutions … Read more

AnywhereCommerce Announces PCI PED 2.1 Certification for its New Rover POS

AnywhereCommerce Announces PCI PED 2.1 Certification for its New Rover POS Feb 7, 2011, Montreal, Canada. AnywhereCommerce, formerly HomeATM, a leading provider of innovative payment solutions, announces that its handheld Rover POS is now PCI PED 2.1 certified. Ensuring the highest level of security, Rover offers end to end encryption. This major certification is specifically … Read more

AnywhereCommerce Announces Advisory Board

Montreal, July 2011. AnywhereCommerce formerly HomeATM, today confirmed the election of four advisors to its newly created Advisory Board.   The new members are; O.B. Rawls IV; SVP at Tasq, has over 30 years experience in the banking and electronic transaction payments business. During his career, Mr. Rawls, has held senior management positions at several … Read more