Mobile payments in Germany: No hype, but a trend!

By Volker Koppe, Market Readiness Lead DACH & Nordics, Business Strategy & Innovation, Visa Europe Things are beginning to move in the mobile payments market in Germany. This is demonstrated ...

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London taxis to accept contactless cards – but at a price

Card and contactless payments will be accepted by London taxis, the Mayor of London and TfL have announced. All black cabs will accept cards and contactless payments from October 2016, ...


G&D, Renesas collaborate on industrial anti-counterfeiting solutions

Renesas Electronics Europe, a provider of advanced semiconductor solutions, and Giesecke & Devrient (G&D), a technology provider in the banknote, payment, secure communication and identity management sectors, are to collaborate ...



SmartMetric brings biometric security to contactless card payments

SmartMetric, the creator of the world’s first ISO standard sized Biometric Payments ...
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Visa with Apple Pay; the TV Spot

Visa have a new TV spot currently out showing how Visa and ...
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Ingenico Group, Think&Go deploy first connected screen integrating contactless multi-payments

Ingenico Group in partnership with Think&Go, is deploying the first connected screen ...
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Square new standalone card reader now supports Apple Pay, Android Pay

Square, has presented its new card reader which is intended to replace ...

OmnyPay unveils omni-channel mobile payments solution

During the Money 20/20 Conference, mobile payment platform – OmnyPay, announced the ...
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MasterCard’s vision; that anything can be a payment device

MasterCard are introducing a new program that will bring MasterCard payments to ...

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Verifone, Swipp bring mobile payments to Danish merchants

Verifone and Swipp, a leading Danish mobile payment app, today announced an agreement to integrate Swipp as an accepted payment method for more than 30,000 Danish merchants using Verifone devices. The development of the app has been supported by more than 70 banks in Denmark. Based on Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) technology, the service will […]

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YellowPepper to power Diners Club PayClub wallet for Ecuador

 YellowPepper, Latin America’s leading mobile payment and banking solutions provider in Mexico, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru, are expanding their reach in the region through a new partnership — YellowPepper will power the PayClub wallet for Diners Club of Ecuador, the largest and most widely accepted credit card issuer in the country. Diners Club of Ecuador […]

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Latest GlobalPlatform specs delivers security and time-to-market benefits to TSM ecosystem

A new technology release from GlobalPlatform, which defines standardized security levels that can be selected by trusted service managers (TSMs) when communicating with other servers utilizing web services, will result in simpler and quicker implementations across the TSM ecosystem. GlobalPlatform has published version 1.1 of its ‘Web Services Profile for GlobalPlatform Messaging’ Specification, which defines […]

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Samsung Pay adds eight more credit and debit card issuers

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. have announced that Samsung Pay, now supports eligible Chase Visa credit, debit and Liquid cards, as well as debit and credit offerings from MasterCard issuers: Citizens Equity First Credit Union, Randolph-Brooks Federal Credit Union, Security Service Federal Credit Union, State Employees’ Credit Union, SunTrust and Virginia Credit Union. Samsung Pay also […]

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CommBank adds American Express to mobile payments app

CommBank app Tap & Pay now supports both MasterCard and American Express credit card payments, adding to the existing debit card functionality and giving more Australians the ability to further embrace the digital wallet and manage their money on-the-go. Customers can now make credit card purchases at the Point of Sale using CommBank app Tap […]

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The 2016 Contactless & Mobile Awards nominations are open!

We are excited to announce to opening of nominations for the 2016 Contactless & Mobile Awards! With this being our tenth year we have made a few changes to our categories by merging some older categories and creating new ones. This year we have decided to combine the categories to a grand total of just […]

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