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FIME first to perform Mastercard Contactless Reader Level 2 testing in Japan

FIME today announces its Japanese laboratory is the first in the country to be approved to perform testing in line with the Mastercard Contactless Reader specification and EMVCo Book C-2 specification. These documents define the functionality required when implementing Mastercard contactless terminal kernels. Japanese contactless payment terminal and mobile point of sale (mPOS) manufacturers, as […]

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Air China and Ingenico accept Discover

Ingenico ePayments, the online and mobile commerce division of Ingenico Group, has signed an agreement with Air China, China’s flag carrier and one of the largest airlines in the Asia-Pacific region, to provide the ability to accept Discover Card transactions in North America. The agreement also gives Air China the capability to accept all cards […]

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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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Constellation Payments gets new Elavon certifications

Constellation Payments, a leading gateway and merchant services provider specializing in integrated payment processing solutions for software applications, have revealed that its integrated payment terminal solution, and contactless payment functionality, have been certified for Canada. With this certification, Constellation Payments is the first ISO to attain approval with Elavon for EMV contact and contactless terminal […]

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FIME expands cloud-based payment testing portfolio with AMEX qualification

FIME’s Global test tool has achieved AMEX Enabled accreditation for cloud-based payment mobile application testing. This news expands FIME’s extensive portfolio of laboratory services and test tools for AMEX issuers and payment solution providers. FIME’s Global tool is now available to mobile payment solution providers and payment issuers for use during the development phase of […]

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NXP delivers new Secure Element chip for NFC and security apps

At this years MWC, NXP Semiconductors N.V. unveiled its new PN80T embedded Secure Element (SE) and NFC solution. It is the Industry’s first 40nm SE and is designed to ease development and implementation of an extended range of secure applications for any platform including smartphones, wearables, and the Internet of Things (IoT). The chip combines […]

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GigSky, Gemalto enable seamless connectivity for devices around world

Gemalto will supply GigSky with its On-Demand Connectivity (ODC) services on a GSMA1 compliant embedded SIM (eSIM) with remote management capabilities. Devices enabled with these eSIMs will allow end-users to choose short-term data plans across the globe. GigSky offers mobile connectivity solutions for consumers and businesses with service available in over 140 countries for a […]

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mVisa to Expand to 10 Countries

Visa has announced during this years Mobile World Congress that mVisa, its QR-based payment service, now live in India, Kenya and Rwanda, will soon be available to merchants and consumers in Egypt, Ghana, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Nigeria, Pakistan and Vietnam. mVisa, a mobile solution, is said to brings the benefits of easy and secure digital commerce […]

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