NXP and Alibaba Cloud announce strategic partnership for Edge Computing and IoT Security

NXP Semiconductors have formed a strategic partnership with Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing and business unit of Alibaba Group. The two companies are working together to enable development of secure ...

Visa brings new suite of sensory branding to payment transactions ready for 2018

Visa have announced a suite of sensory branding that will support the Visa brand in an expanded universe of connected, payment-enabled devices. These new sound, animation and haptic (vibration) cues ...

Gemalto’s Trusted Service Hub now offers single gateway to Mastercard and Visa Tokenization services

Gemalto has announced that its Trusted Service Hub (TSH) can now offer a single gateway enabling issuers to connect to the Mastercard and Visa tokenization services, simplifying the way financial institutions can ...

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2018 trends: Safer data, faster payments, better experiences

by André Stoorvogel, Director, Product Marketing in the Payments Group at Rambus.  ...

CTO Insights: PIN-on-Mobile is coming

By Jeremy Gumbley, CTO, Creditcall.  Imagine taking a regular smartphone and turning it ...

Shifting sands: Highlights from Mobey Day 2017

By Maikki Frisk, Executive Director at Mobey Forum. We are approaching the most ...

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Ingenico and Crédit Mutuel demonstrate American Express card acceptance on nexo standard

Ingenico Group, American Express and Crédit Mutuel-CM11* Group have announced the successful completion of a card payment acceptance proof-of-concept, based on the latest nexo-FAST terminal specifications, for both contact and contactless American Express card transactions. The pilot was developed on Ingenico’s latest generation Tetra terminals. nexo, created from the merger of EPASOrg, Sepa-FAST and the […]

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Latest fintech research finds banks showing renewed confidence as fintech threat ‘recedes’

The latest Fintech Disruptors Report, “Picking Winners – Determining Success in Digital Finance”, released on Wednesday shows that bank fears over the threat to their existence from the fintech wave appear to be receding.  While the scale of the challenge facing banks may actually have increased – the research shows an uptick in revenues perceived to […]

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Gemalto Gives Google Cloud Platform Customers Flexible Encryption and Key Management

Gemalto  is providing Google Cloud Platform customers with the ability to manage and maintain full control of their encryption keys on Google Cloud Platform. Gemalto’s SafeNet Luna Hardware Security Module (HSM)and SafeNet KeySecure now both fully support Google Cloud’s Customer-Supplied Encryption Key (CSEK) feature, meaning customers can generate, manage and bring their own encryption keys to protect data and workloads […]

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59% of Card-Present Transactions Globally Use EMV® Chip Technology

Technical body EMVCo has published transaction data showing that 58.9% of card-present contact and contactless transactions globally were EMV®-enabled between July 2016 and June 2017. This represents an increase over the prior year, when 42.4% of transactions were EMV-enabled.  The data reflects average transaction volumes over a 12-month period to account for seasonal variations. Given […]

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