The Payments Council has confirmed that its new secure way for consumers to pay using just a mobile number will be called Paym [pronounced “Pay Em”]. Final testing for Paym ...
Vodafone Germany is the first telecommunications group to offer its corporate and public sector customers SIM card based end-to-end encryption for their mobile communication. Giesecke & Devrient (G&D), an international leader in mobile security solutions, developed the product in collaboration with Düsseldorf-based network operator Vodafone. Secure SIM Data encrypts and signs emails, documents, data carriers, […]
There is a new term that Transport for London is making everyone aware of – ‘card clash’. If you touch your contactless payment card on a yellow card reader when it’s in the same wallet or purse as another contactless card (like an Oyster card or building pass), the reader might detect more than one […]
Contactless Intelligence Weekly News Review Editorial – Week 10 2014: I am just back from MWC 2014 – probably one of the most stressed out shows I visit every year. I know I probably shouldn’t say that, but come on, let’s be honest with each other here: This year there were approximately 85,000 visitors (according […]
NXP Semiconductors N.V. have launched their new NFC Windows Application Contest with support from Microsoft Corp. and Lenovo. Specifically focused on developing near field communication (NFC) apps for PCs and tablets running Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 the contest encourages students and professionals to think outside the box and submit their ideas for a chance […]
Congratulations goes to VeriFone Systems, Inc. who have won the 2014 Merchant Payments Ecosystem (MPE) Award in the mPOS (mobile point of sale) category at MPE 2014 in Berlin. VeriFone was selected by the MPE Awards Committee for its portfolio of PAYware Mobile solutions that transform smartphones and tablets into completely secure mPOS devices that […]
Isis®, the mobile commerce joint venture created by AT&T Mobility, T-Mobile USA, Inc. and Verizon Wireless, is drumming up more support for the Isis wallet by announcing an exclusive offer for American Express Card Members: now through June 1, 2014, American Express Card Members who tap to pay with a registered Card for a ride […]
Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc. has revealed that its Net1 Mobile Solutions Business Unit has launched its Mobile Virtual Card (“MVC”) technology through Pay in Private in the United States, a new way to pay online that uses the Company’s proprietary one-time use MVC Debit MasterCard® generated by a smart phone app. The Pay in […]