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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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The quiet revolution of the loyalty key fob

by Paul Underwood, Managing Director, Thames Card Technology Take a glance at ...

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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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YES BANK secures mobile payment transactions with SafeNet Network HSM

YES BANK, India’s fifth largest private sector bank, has deployed the Gemalto SafeNet Network HSM to secure mobile payment transactions for millions of its customers under India’s recently implemented Unified Payments Interface (UPI). “With a widespread network of over 860+ branches and 1,625+ ATMs Pan India, we’re committed to taking a customer-centric approach to our […]

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Gemalto enable SMS parking tickets in Marseille

Gemalto is deploying an innovative Netsize Operator Billing platform that enables motorists in Marseille, France’s second largest city, to pay precisely for time spent in a parking bay, simply by sending an SMS when they enter and another one when they leave it. Gemalto was selected by IEM to provide the payment element of their […]

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Scheidt & Bachmann bring ID-based ticketing to Dutch fare collection system

Scheidt & Bachmann has been awarded a contract to lead the transition of the Dutch Fare Collection System from a card-based system to an ID-based system, accepting EMV bank cards and other contactless identifiers for public transport throughout the Netherlands. The contract further includes the responsibility to maintain the existing back office that is in […]

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OT, Swatch bring contactless payments to Rio 2016

OT (Oberthur Technologies), is partnering with Swatch, the renowned Swiss watchmaker and one of the world’s most popular brands, to provide contactless payment to customers in Brazil. They will be able to pay with speed, security and convenience, just waving their stylish Swatch Bellamy watch close to contactless terminals enabled for NFC (near field communication) […]

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