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MasterCard to bring Android Pay to cardholders in the UK

MasterCard cardholders and Android device owners in the UK will soon have additional ways to make mobile payments and purchases, as Google announces it will launch Android Pay in the UK market. HSBC, Lloyds, MBNA and M&S Bank will be the first banks to support Android Pay in the UK, following Android Pay’s successful launch […]

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EDITORIAL: Forget the mobile; Google looks to Hands Free payments

This editorial was first released on Monday 7th March. Contactless Intelligence Weekly News Review Editorial – Week 10, 2016: Last week I spoke about the imminent arrival of MasterCard’s ‘Selfie Pay’ in the UK. This week we appear to have continued the theme of biometric enabled mobile payments with the release of a new Google […]

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Is Android Pay to launch in the UK this month?

A variety of sources are indicating that the much touted Android Pay will launch in the United Kingdom at the end of March. If it does so it will find a growing market for mobile payment possibilities  – not only the likes of Apple and Samsung, but also with mobile payment solutions like Barclaycard bPay, […]

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Bell ID to support Android Pay

Bell ID, the mobile payments specialist recently acquired by Rambus Cryptography Research, says it will start to support international issuing banks, payment schemes and processors to integrate with Android Pay. Bell ID customers can utilize its Token Service Provider (TSP) software to enable and secure near field communication (NFC) payments functionality on Android phones. Android […]

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Square new standalone card reader now supports Apple Pay, Android Pay

Square, has presented its new card reader which is intended to replace a standalone chip card-friendly reader. You can purchase a new device on the official website for $49. There has also been information that 250,000 readers will be given away for free. The new reader is a square pad separate to insert in the […]

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American Express sees bright future in Digital Enabled Solutions

This week Apple Pay launched in Canada with American Express taking its place on the platform from the word go. Contactless intelligence caught up Mike Matan, Vice President of Network Capabilities at American Express to learn about AMEX Digital Enabled Solutions and how American Express is accelerating the future of digital payments. AMEX Enabled Digital […]

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