• Jim Lofgren has been appointed chief executive of Nosto, an online retail personalization firm. Most recently, Lofgren led Klarna AB’s North American operations.
  • Payments provider First Atlantic Commerce announced an expansion into Canada through its virtual terminal for call centers. Bluefin Payment Systems is providing point-to-point encryption services as part of the expansion.
  • In partnership with BMO Financial Group, rental payments provider RentMoola unveiled the next generation of its preauthorized debit payments service for the property-management industry.
  • Casino-gaming and payment-services provider Everi Holdings Inc. posted net income of $4.6 million in the first quarter versus a $3.5 million loss a year earlier on revenues of $111 million, up 9.9% from $101 million.
  • Payments provider PayJunction said its services are now available to users of VetBadger, which develops veterinary practice-management software.
  • Independent sales organization PaySimple announced an integration with QuickBooks Online.
  • Blockchain developer Modern Finance Chain said it is creating a network that would bypass the card brands to enable digital-currency payment acceptance for merchants.
  • Software developer AudioAlgorithms LLC said it has created a sound-based technology for mobile payments. The audio connection does not rely on Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or cellular access to complete a transaction.