OT’s ESE gets 4 new certifications for biometric-compliant payment and for transport

OT (Oberthur Technologies), has announces that its embedded Secure Element, PEARL by OT®, is the first eSE worldwide to be certified by Visa, MasterCard and Amex for biometric-compliant payment applets ...


Infineon’s contactless security chip now powering EMVCo compliant NFC payment ring

Everyone knows that it can be useful to have a source of payment at hand; whether at the beach, on the daily jog, or at the gym. A recent innovation ...


First half 2016 contactless spending outstrips 2015 total

UK spending on contactless cards in the first half of 2016 has already outstripped contactless spending for the whole of 2015, new figures show. Some £9.27 billion was spent using ...

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The moral wallet: Striking the right balance with end users

By Sirpa Nordlund, Executive Director, Mobey Forum. Even though studies are showing ...

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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Wirecard now working with topbonus for loyalty and credit cards

The Wirecard Group is now collaborating with topbonus, the frequent flyer program of airberlin. The deal includes a MasterCard credit card for topbonus participants in Austria. With the airberlin & NIKI MasterCard, customers can collect one award and status mile for each Euro spent on the credit card. Users can easily redeem these miles for […]

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Ingenico Group, Datacap deliver secure pay-at-the-table solution to restaurants

Ingenico Group and Datacap Systems, an integrated payments middleware provider, have installed their Pay-at-the-Table solution at Uncle Oogie’s, a New Jersey and Philadelphia-based chain of pizzerias. Using Ingenico Group’s smart terminals, Datacap’s point of sale partner, PDQ Signature Systems was able to streamline the Pay-at-the-Table implementation for Uncle Oogie’s. “Being on the New Jersey Shore, […]

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OT, compliant with Discover’s latest specifications on Dual Payment Cards

OT’s (Oberthur Technologies) dual EMV payment cards are now certified by Discover with its latest specifications, D-Payment Application Specification (D-PAS) version 1.1. These cards can be used worldwide across the Discover Global Network, which includes Discover Network, Diners Club International, PULSE and affiliated networks. OT’s Discover-certified EMV dual interface payment cards can be used to […]

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Otelz.com cooperates with Wirecard to ensure frictionless customer journeys

The Wirecard Group with its Turkish subsidiary Wirecard Ödeme Ve Elektronik Para Hizmetleri A.Ş is now working together with one of the biggest booking platforms in the Turkish domestic market that offers worldwide travels to its customers, Otelz.com. This cooperation includes that Wirecard processes all credit card payments via the online platform and acquires the […]

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NXP, RioCard launch contactless payment wearable for transportation network in Rio

NXP Semiconductors N.V. in partnership with RioCard, Brazil’s smart card system for transportation in the state of Rio de Janeiro, have launched a contactless wearable – adding a new form factor to RioCard’s NXP MIFARE contactless fare collection and payment solutions. With Brazil amidst hosting several regional and international events, the RioCard multimodal, contactless wearable […]

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Ingenico Group, Alipay partner on online and in-store payment solutions for Europe

Ingenico Group is partnering with Alipay, the world’s leading payment platform with 450 million active users run by Ant Financial Services Group. With this partnership, Alipay will be imbedded into Ingenico’s in-store payment gateway, which will allow acquirers across Europe to easily integrate and offer Alipay acceptance to their merchants. With Alipay integrated into the […]

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Raphaels Bank adds Apple Pay to cash passport multi-currency card

By Raphaels Bank Payment Services. A first of its kind, Raphaels Bank Payment Services, a niche payments bank now offers Apple Pay to the bank’s Cash Passport Multi-currency card customers. The Cash Passport Multi-currency card – which is enabled by Mastercard Prepaid Management Services – will be the first facility to transact in up to […]

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PNC Bank officially announces support for Microsoft Wallet

PNC Bank has announced its support for Microsoft Wallet and joins a list of six other banks that currently support Windows 10 Mobile’s tap-to-pay solution including Bank of America, First Tech Federal Credit Union, Virginia Credit Union, People’s United Bank, US Bank, and BECU. Along with US Bank, Chase and Fifth Third Bank have been […]

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