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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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Smartfren and Bango launch Google Play carrier billing

Bango, the mobile payments company, is pleased to announce that Smartfren, the leading Indonesian Mobile Network Operator, has used the Bango Platform to launch one-click carrier billing payment for Google Play customers. Significantly, this launch is the fifteenth app store carrier billing activation through the Bango Platform in Indonesia. Bango has launched multiple Direct Carrier […]

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Wells Fargo, PayPal partner on mobile payments

Wells Fargo & Co. has announced that its retail customers soon will be able to use PayPal to make purchases with their NFC-enabled Android device at participating merchants whose payment terminals are set up to accept NFC payments. “We’re looking to enable payments for our customers’ mobile-driven lives, and this upcoming capability allows us to […]

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ING in Poland debuts HCE mobile payments

ING in Poland customers can now pay for goods or services using only their Android smartphones following the launch this month of a ‘MasterCard on your phone’ payment service. Available for customers with a Moje ING mobile app, the contactless service was developed in less than a year by teams from Poland, the Netherlands and […]

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US Bank is first to enables mobile payments for corporate cardholders

U.S. Bank Corporate Travel Card clients will soon have the convenience of paying for expenditures via mobile with Apple Pay, Android Pay or Samsung Pay. This new functionality allows commercial cardholders to conveniently and securely pay on the go with compatible devices, making U.S. Bank the first financial institution to offer a mobile payment solution […]

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