Visa to extend mobile payments into 12 European countries by end 2017

At the launch of its new Innovation Center in London this week,Visa Inc. announced that, by the end of this year, more than 12 European countries are adopting the Visa ...


Gemalto and Microsoft partner to provide seamless connectivity for Windows 10 devices

Gemalto is to present the newest release of its On Demand Connectivity and eSIM technology for Windows 10 devices, in connection with Microsoft. Gemalto’s release is compliant with the latest ...


KEOLABS enters payment terminal validation with EMVCo PCD Level 1 qualification

Payment terminal vendors are now able to get their developments EMVCo-qualified with KEOLABS’ test tools as the company has just obtained the EMVCo Qualification for its PCD (Proximity Coupling Device) ...

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Check yourself out before you need to check out with Oak Labs contactless mirror

Shoppers will soon be able to pay for items directly from the ...

The role of biometrics for payment solutions

Biometrics has developed from a niche technology to a standard feature on ...

The Continuing Journey of the Java Card Forum

By Karen Brindley. The Java Card Forum (JCF) is proud to announce ...

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STMicroelectronics releases NFC tech for secure contactless payments and IoT apps

STMicroelectronics has announced availability of its latest-generation NFC devices for contactless payments and data exchange. The new devices include the ST21NFCD NFC controller featuring the market-proven booster technology ST has recently acquired, and two new members in the ST54 System-in-Package (SiP) family that integrate the Company’s latest Secure Element technology. The ST21NFCD chip features active […]

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Verifone expands access End-to-End Payment-as-a-Service solution for Microsoft Dynamics 365 customers

Verifone is to expand its partnership with Microsoft to provides comprehensive Payment-as-a-Service for Microsoft Dynamics 365 clients.  Availability of Verifone Point, a Payment-as-a-Service (PaaS) solution, will now extend to Microsoft Dynamics 365 users internationally beginning with Canada. Together, the industry leaders commit to providing merchants-of-all-sizes worldwide with simplified, reliable and secure payment and commerce solutions […]

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MWC2017: G&D wants to drive transition to digital banking

By Giesecke & Devrient. The continuous growth of mobile payment and digital banking requires a combination of instant services and the highest security in all channels. G&D have been among the first providers of omni-channel solutions for banks, driving the digitalization of banking services and empowering financial institutions to enhance their customers’ experience. With its […]

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OT, ERCOM partner to introduce Cryptosmart SIM-powered security on SAMSUNG consumer devices

Oberthur Technologies (OT), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions, today announces its international collaboration with Samsung and Ercom, a leading company in the mobile communication security industry, to jointly develop and launch Cryptosmart SIM-powered. OT and ERCOM have partnered to introduce Cryptosmart SIM-powered relying on an advanced SIM card […]

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Vibrant NFC market produces close to 100 entries in NFC Forum Innovation Awards

The NFC Forum announced today the nine semi-finalists in its NFC Forum Innovation Awards Program. Created to recognize the development and deployment of innovative and exemplary Near Field Communications (NFC) products, services and applications, this year’s competition attracted more than 90 entries from innovators around the world, highlighting the tremendous growth and interest in NFC […]

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Financial services and collaboration key to digital identity and blockchain systems

A year-long study involving the world’s leading banks has concluded financial institutions hold the key to digital identity management. Deloitte and the World Economic Forum co-produced two reports, The future of financial infrastructure: An ambitious look at how blockchain can reshape financial services and Disruptive innovation in financial services: A blueprint for digital identity, as […]

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Jaguar, Shell are first to the pump with in-car payments

The Shell app is one of several new enhancements to Jaguar’s F-PACE, XE and XF models. Rather than using a card at the pump, or queuing in the forecourt shop, owners who install the Shell app can simply drive up to any pump at a Shell service station (initially in the UK and then globally) […]

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Norweigian mobile payment solution Vipps takes on another 100 banks

Around 100 Norwegian banks have joined forces with Norway’s largest bank, DNB, to use DNB’s new mobile payment system known as Vipps that was launched in conjunction with Tata Consultancy Services. Among them are the SpareBank1 alliance and several other small savings banks, which will become minority owners of the system DNB recently developed to […]

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