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NFC Forum Call For Entries; 2018 NFC Innovation Awards Open For Submissions

The NFC Forum announced today a call for entries for the 2018 NFC Innovation Awards to recognize innovative Near Field Communication (NFC) products, services and experiences worldwide. Innovators, developers, entrepreneurs, start-ups, and organizations using NFC in new, disruptive and pioneering ways can submit award entries showcasing their work for the chance to win in one of three award categories. There is […]

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Bango launches Mobile Money wallet in Google Play with MTN Ghana

Bango, a global mobile payments company, has partnered with MTN Ghana to launch operator payments in Google Play. MTN Ghana subscribers can now pay for the wealth of content and services from Google Play with one-click, charging the cost to their MTN Mobile Money account, an online wallet that customers in Ghana use to send […]

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Fingerprints collaborates on biometric payment card market trial in the USA

Fingerprints today announced that its touch sensor is being used in the first US-based pilot of a new dual-interface (chip- and contactless-enabled) payment card with Mountain America Credit Union. As announced last week Fingerprints is also excited to bring Biometric technology to the Visa Pilot with Bank of Cyprus. The biometric payment cards in these trails are […]

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Visa begins pilots of new biometric payment card

Visa has initiated pilots with Mountain America Credit Union and Bank of Cyprus of a new EMV dual-interface (chip- and contactless-enabled) payment card, making these the first commercial pilots to test an on-card biometric for contactless payments. As a payments industry leader, Visa is committed to ensuring secure, fast and convenient payments at the point […]

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