AuthenticID announces card not present authentication

AuthenticID, the premier mobile platform for Identity Authentication solutions, announced today the introduction of an expansion of its CatfishAIR Identity Platform to provide real-time identity authorization for payment card transactions. ...

SPA data shows surge in demand for contactless chip cards

The Smart Payment Association (SPA), the trade body of the smart payments industry, has revealed top level findings from its 2016 annual review of the smart payments market. Data collated ...

GlobalPlatform launches developers’ kit for Secure Mobile Services

GlobalPlatform has launched a Secure Element Mobile Services Kit to support rapid and widespread growth of secure Android mobile services. The GlobalPlatform for Developers: Secure Element Mobile Services Kit provides ...

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Introducing Fuze Card – a wallet in a single card

BrilliantTS has just launched its latest product – Fuze Card. Fuze Card ...

FinTech. Born in Europe. Scaled elsewhere?

by Ben Cade, CEO of Trustonic Participating at the #fintechEU conference brought ...

Mobey Forum calls for mindset change in financial app development

By Mobey Forum The Risk Mitigation Workgroup of Mobey Forum, the global ...

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Enfuce, Gemalto bring mobile authentication services to Nordic financial institutions

Gemalto is collaborating with Finnish-based financial services provider Enfuce to offer enterprises in the Nordics a rapid and cost-efficient deployment of ​​convenient and strong customer authentication using mobile devices. Enfuce has launched an innovative, cloud-based ‘authentication as a service’ solution, designed to make it simple for financial institutions, retailers and fintechs to secure their mobile […]

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Talking ticketing with Rambus

Rambus’s Stephen McSpadden (Senior Product Manager, Ticketing) spoke to Contactless Intelligence at their recent conference. While the usual suspects fill our email in-boxes with ever more news of contactless EMV deployments or new record numbers of contactless transactions, it is interesting to see how there are ever more developments not just in technology, but in emerging […]

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ICMA Report: 70% of Financial Cards Have Chip

Adoption of more expensive chip cards continues to drive global card growth with 70 percent of all financial cards now having a chip, according today to the International Card Manufacturers Association’s (ICMA) release of its 2016 Global Card Market and Personalization and Fulfillment Statistics Reports. The new research report also revealed that chip cards represented […]

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Taksi Helsinki and Finnish Whim mobility app to revolutionise Helsinki transport scene

By MaaS Global Oy Finland’s largest taxi dispatch company Taksi Helsinki and mobility as a service operator MaaS Global Oy have agreed to start co-operating. This will make Taksi Helsinki’s fleet of 1300 cars available through MaaS Global’s Whim mobility app. Whim is a revolutionary mobility app, which enables easy and safe travel on a […]

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Apple Pay now available to Mastercard customers in Italy

Apple Pay is now live in Italy, and Mastercard has announced that it will offer its cardholders with boon, Carrefour Bank and Unicredit cards immediate access to the new service helping them to use their cards where and how they want with a seamless experience. Users of iPhone SE, iPhone 6 and later, and Apple […]

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China’s WeChat Pay service launches in Toronto

Tourism Toronto has announced a strategic partnership with OTT Financial Group that introduces the Chinese mobile payment service, WeChat Pay, into local tourism businesses to boost travel and shopping consumption by Chinese travellers. WeChat is China’s largest mobile messenger app with 840 million active users who can use the app to buy products and book […]

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