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OT partners with Axis Bank to offer India’s first RuPay EMV contactless smart card

OT (Oberthur Technologies) is now working with Axis Bank, India’s third largest private bank to offer the first open loop EMV contactless smart cards to be used in public transportation ...


Societe Generale takes stake in TagPay to develop mobile banking in Africa

Societe Generale Group has acquired a stake in the share capital of TagPay, a French FinTech specialised in mobile digital banking. TagPay is currently being rolled out in several of ...


Austria Card first to certify FIDO on EMV payment cards

by Austria Card. Large-scale thefts of login data show just how insecure traditional passwords are. Just recently the hack-attack “Peace_of_mind” showed that even data from celebrities such as Mark Zuckerberg ...

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NFC Forum releases video; ‘What is NFC?’

The NFC Forum has released an animated 80 second video titled “What ...

Bell ID Editorial: Launching mobile payments for Android

By Andre Stoorvogel, Head of Marketing. Mobile payments are becoming the new ...
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NFC Forum Fuels Technology Innovation with Startup Company Membership

By NFC Forum. Recognizing that Near Field Communication (NFC) is the de ...

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Aware360 expands its industrial IoT connectivity and analytics with Gemalto

Gemalto is enabling Aware360, a leading industrial IoT solution provider, to connect with virtually any sensor, device or machine and quickly transform big data into smarter data. Secure data is quickly becoming the “new currency” that fuels IoT and (says Gemalto) underpins their strategy to enable customers to “Connect – Secure – Monetize” their solutions. […]

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PayPal and Visa extend U.S. partnership on digital payments

PayPal and Visa have announced a U.S. strategic partnership that they say “will result in an improved and more seamless payment experience for Visa cardholders and will offer greater choice in how consumers pay with the PayPal and Venmo wallets”. Both companies are to collaborate on accelerating the adoption of safe, reliable and convenient digital […]

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Cellum preps HCE-based mobile payments

European-based mobile wallet provider Cellum say that they will be extending their mobile wallet offering to include NFC-based contactless payments using Host Card Emulation technology. Host Card Emulation (HCE) is a cloud-based approach which enables NFC transactions to take place without using a mobile device’s hardware for storing payment credentials or needing to replace the […]

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Verifone launches Curb in five new U.S. cities

Verifone is ‘unleashing the power of Curb’, the first and only national ride-hailing app for taxis, in New York, Philadelphia, Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, San Jose, and the Washington D.C. area, making the traditional taxi industry more competitive than ever with private car services. Additionally, the number of taxis equipped with Curb has expanded in Chicago and […]

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NFC Forum approves COMPRION solution for Test Release 2015-B

COMPRION UT³ Platform is the first test tool validated to NFC Forum Test Release 2015-B. The new test release includes updates in support of existing technical specifications, but also integrates a number of new requirements. With the validation complete, COMPRION’s NFC test solution supports new specification versions namely Activity V1.1, Digital Protocol V1.1, Analog V1.1, […]

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Vaultskin launches VAULTCARD™ in bid to combat contactless card fraud

Vaultskin, a personal security technology company, are launching a product called VAULTCARD™ – a new pocket-sized protector in the fight against contactless credit card fraud. The product, says Vaultskin, offers a solution to growing consumer concerns over the safety of personal banking data, which can be accessed via widely available Radio-Frequency Identification Technology (RFID) skimming […]

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HID Global acquires DemoTeller to extend portfolio into instant issuance of payment cards

HID Global® has acquired DemoTeller, a leading provider of instant issuance solutions for the financial market.  With this acquisition, HID Global say they are now able to address the needs of financial institutions and retailers for instant issuance of personalized financial or payment cards, such as a “chip card,” with a fully integrated solution.  DemoTeller […]

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Cubic says license of TfL tech means better performance standard for EMV contactless ticketing systems

Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS), a business unit of Cubic Corporation, say that the technology licensing agreement with Transport for London (TfL) positions the company to deliver an unprecedented level of performance for public transit payment solutions. The licensed TfL solutions, EMV contactless chip card and mobile device payment acceptance and account-based systems can now be […]

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