Disaster Relief

How digital cash can help aid programs alleviate suffering

By Ram Banerjee, Director, TransaXiom Limited. Aid programs (or any programs that requires managing large amounts of displaced populations), are notoriously poor at accountability when it comes to cash distribution. ...


Canada’s Scotiabank enhances mobile wallet offering

Building on a successful initial launch of its mobile wallet more than a year ago, Scotiabank today unveils a series of enhancements to its mobile payment service, My Mobile Wallet. ...


Ingenico launches contactless payments for Kiev Metro

Ingenico Group has successfully launched contactless card payments in 17 Kiev metro central stations, combining Ingenico Group iUC180B smart terminal with Oschadbank’s acquiring services, in partnership with MasterCard. The entire ...



Visa, Chevron bring mobile payments to the pump

Visa Inc. and Chevron U.S.A. Inc. are to launch a mobile payments ...

Bitcoin wallet goes contactless with Ledger

Ledger Unplugged is a Bitcoin wallet on a credit-card-sized Java Card, partnering ...
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Wearable design concept – Small Change

Visa Europe teamed up with world-renowned art and design institution, Central Saint ...

Wearable design concept – Budgeteer

Visa Europe teamed up with world-renowned art and design institution, Central Saint ...

Wearables design concept – Thread

Visa Europe teamed up with world-renowned art and design institution, Central Saint ...

Contactless payment ring launches on Kickstarter

Kerv, the London Fintech start-up, has launched what it is calling the ...

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oti introduces new product lineup for NFC markets

On Track Innovations Ltd. (oti), a global provider of near field communication (NFC) and cashless payment systems, has introduced a new product lineup with feature enhancements designed to support entry into new markets and industry verticals. “oti has a rich history of innovation and world-class NFC technologies,” said the company’s CEO, Shlomi Cohen. “As we […]

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Masabi, Transit App partner for urban mobility experience

Masabi, a leader in transit mobile ticketing and innovative fare collection, and Transit App, North America’s leading urban transport application, say they are to partner to simplify the transit experience through mutual integration, providing a seamless link between real-time customer information, journey planning, and ticket purchase. The partnership will see Masabi and Transit App exchange […]

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DART chooses Vix Technology to deliver EMV/NFC fare payment system

The Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) has selected Vix Technology to implement a new, state-of-the-art comprehensive fare payment system. The solution will be delivered through Vix’s eOTM (easy and open) product: an account-based, open payment and PCI compliant fare collection platform. This new system will allow DART customers the flexibility to pay via NFC-enabled smartphones, […]

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BNP Paribas trials OT’S payment card for secure online payments

BNP Paribas is running a trial of OT MOTION CODE™ with 1000 French customers. The dynamic security code solution replaces the 3-digit static code located on the back of the card, used to confirm online payments. The dynamic security code is designed to effectively combat payment card fraud, in which hackers obtain the payment information […]

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EMVCo approves Micropross EMVCo L1 contactless PICC

Micropross announced today the reception of the EMVCo issued approval letter, stating that EMVCo had successfully qualified Micropross’ EMVCo Contactless L1 PICC and mobile analog test tool according to the brand new 2.5 test specification. This means, EMVCo authorized test laboratories can now start to deploy this new version in order to perform debug and […]

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CardFlight gets EMV approval and certifications

CardFlight, a company working in mobile point of sale (POS) technology announced that its suite of mobile solutions has been certified by First Data, a global leader in commerce-enabling technology and solutions, to accept EMV “chip card” payments. This will enable merchants to accept EMV payments on iOS and Android devices ahead of the October […]

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