PointsPay®, a Loylogic Company, has unveiled its new innovation: a mobile-based payment system for the loyalty industry with a launch exclusive to Etihad Airways. By converting miles or points into usable point-of-sale (POS) currency, PointsPay® enables members to redeem their loyalty earnings at millions of merchants worldwide. For many years the loyalty industry has been […]
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15.12.2014 Apple, PayPal put aside differences - for Christmas, at least.
Apple.com shoppers in the U.S. and the U.K. are now able to use PayPal. Previously available as a payment option only in Apple’s app and content stores, PayPal is now accepted at the company’s online retail store as well. Apple is also promoting the PayPal Credit payment method, which allows shoppers to pay for an item in equal monthly installments over up to 18 months with no interest.
12.12.2014 FIME’s Asian operations receive JCB accreditation for mobile, contactless testing.
FIME has announced that its operations in Taiwan and Japan are the first and only secure-chip testing locations accredited to deliver functional testing services for JCB's J/Speedy mobile, and contact and contactless, products. In addition to supporting JCB’s international payment brand with testing services, FIME’s Global test tool is also available for purchase as an off-the-shelf product for in-house pre-certification testing.
Using FIME’s services to test JCB’s J/Speedy products enables mobile handset, USIM and dual interface card manufacturers to confirm that the application layer of their products meets the requirements laid out by the payments system for all forms of contactless payment.