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Digital retail wallet: 5 reasons it makes sense

By André Stoorvogel, Director, Product Marketing – Payments, Rambus. The retail landscape is evolving rapidly as emerging technologies and trends are changing expectations of the in-store experience. As retailers look to find their place in this brave new world, many are now seeing payments as an opportunity. With 92% of US retailers expecting to maintain […]

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Belfius incorporates Worldline technology in its contactless payment application

Customers of Belfius Bank who have the Belfius Mobile application can now make payments with their Android compatible mobile telephone by holding it close to a payment terminal equipped with contactless technology. They do not necessarily need to take their Bancontact, Maestro, Mastercard or Visa card out of their wallet anymore. Worldline, through its subsidiary […]

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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 application developers with all the tools they need to create a secure mobile application utilizing a secure element (SE).  The kit is the third installment […]

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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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