NXP multi-purpose solution in Philippine beep™ Card for payment and transit ticketing

NXP Semiconductors N.V. will further its collaboration with AF Payments Inc., the company behind the contactless payment cards, beep™ cards in the Philippines, to add micropayment capabilities. The popular cards ...

Wells Fargo, PayPal partner on mobile payments

Wells Fargo & Co. has announced that its retail customers soon will be able to use PayPal to make purchases with their NFC-enabled Android device at participating merchants whose payment ...

Angal, Thyngs announce partnership to streamline cashless donations for UK charities

Angal, a leading provider of fundraising solutions, and Thyngs, a mobile hardware and software platform, today announced a partnership that will see Thyngs’ cashless donation technology integrated into Angal’s product ...

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AUSTRIACARD global first to certify Mastercard product with FIDO Authentication

By  Igor Pejic, AUSTRIACARD Using your banking card to secure your Gmail or ...

Discussing EMV with FIME’s Joe Santana

Interview with Joe Santana, Senior EMV Acquiring Consultant at FIME EMV® chip ...

Why digitalisation is the banks’ chance for greatness.

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Mastercard unveils Next Generation Biometric Card

Mastercard has unveiled the next generation biometric card, combining chip technology with fingerprints to conveniently and safely verify the cardholder’s identity for in-store purchases. South Africa is the first market to test the evolved technology, with two separate trials recently concluded with Pick n Pay, a leading supermarket retailer, and Absa Bank, a subsidiary of […]

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Passport expands services into London, U.K.

The City of Westminster and Passport today announced the launch of the new ParkRight parking app that will improve the way drivers pay for parking throughout Westminster. The refreshed ParkRight app was developed by global transportation software leader, Passport, and was designed in order to refine the Westminster parking payment experience. With Passport’s expertise, the […]

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Transactis partners with Walletron for mobile wallet billing & payment

 Transactis is excited to announce a strategic relationship with Walletron, expanding its electronic billing and payment offering BillerIQ with the bill-to-wallet service moBills®, enabling businesses to present notifications, bill statements, and a streamlined payment experience through customers’ smartphones – all without ever downloading an app. Walletron will serve Transactis’ premier distribution client base, all leading […]

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FIME supports BKM to develop Turkey’s first domestic payment scheme

FIME today announces its central role in the development and rollout of Turkey’s first domestic scheme, TROY (Turkey’s Payment Method). TROY is a strategic initiative supported by all Turkish banks and managed by BKM (Interbank Card Center of Turkey). FIME was selected by BKM in 2015 to provide consultancy and training at the launch of […]

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Global Leaders working to pave way for Public Transport Interoperability

The NFC Forum has announced the publication of the NFC Forum – ISO/IEC 14443 Analog Parameter Comparison and Alignment white paper.  The 143-page white paper defines a generic methodology to compare analog parameter limit values defined by the NFC Forum and ISO/IEC 14443.  It documents the methodology, procedures and results developed to ensure that NFC […]

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OSPT Alliance announces Affiliate Membership Category

Industry association, OSPT Alliance, has launched an ‘Affiliate’ membership category. This is open to all reader and terminal manufacturers, and system integrators active within the contactless market (for example transit, loyalty and access control) to assist the industry in its move towards the next generation of secure, cost-effective and open fare collection solutions. The new […]

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OSPT Alliance certifies nine new products to its CIPURSE specification

Gemalto, Giesecke & Devrient, Infineon Technologies, MUTO Smart Co Ltd, Oberthur Technologies and TÜBİTAK BİLGEM have become the latest companies to have products certified to the OSPT Alliance CIPURSE™ Specification. A total of 18 products are now CIPURSE certified. OSPT Alliance – the international association that provides an open standard for secure transit fare collection […]

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OPC Live! Innovation Challenge launches in London to drive overdue competition in B2B payments

OPC Live! Innovation Challenge launches today at the Innovate Finance Global Summit in London in a bid to encourage developers and financial technology companies across the world to help transform business-to-business payments, an industry that generates $290 billion in revenues but lags retail payments in transaction automation by several years.  With a prize fund of €20,000, […]

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