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CPI Card Group becomes a Market Monitoring Advisory Council Member of SPA

The Smart Payment Association (SPA) and CPI Card Group have announced that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding. As a result, CPI Card Group, a global leader in financial and EMV® chip card production and related services, will become a Market Monitoring Advisory Council Member of SPA, the trade body of the smart payment […]

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nexo standards and FIS sign agreement for test solution to support globally standardized card payments acceptance

nexo standards have announces its agreement with FIS to develop a suite of test tools that will allow vendors, acquirers and processors to test the compliance of their payment systems and devices with nexo’s payment acceptance messaging standards and specifications, significantly reducing time to service launch and minimizing unexpected delays during the certification process. As […]

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NMI’s Agreement to Acquire Creditcall Will Form a New and Innovative Omni-Channel Payments Platform

 Creditcall, an omni-channel payment gateway and EMV solutions provider, today announces it has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by NMI, a leading provider of payments enablement technology for independent sales organisations (ISOs), independent software vendors (ISVs), value-added resellers (VARs) and Payment Facilitators. “We are excited to join forces with NMI as our solutions are highly complementary […]

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NXP and Garmin Team-up to Bring Secure and Convenient NFC Mobile Payments to New Fitness Wearables

NXP Semiconductors N.V. has announced that Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd.(NASDAQ:GRMN), has chosen NXP’s PN80T embedded Secure Element (SE) and Near Field Communications (NFC) solution for the recently launched vívoactive 3 and Forerunner 645 Music featuring contactless payment capabilities. With NXP’s embedded Secure Element technology and innovative Loader Service provisioning solution, Garmin […]

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Alipay now alive in Finland

Alipay, the world’s largest mobile payment and lifestyle platform, operated by Ant Financial Services Group, today announced that a group of Chinese travelers have concluded the first ever cashless journey to Finland, with all transactions throughout their trip made via their Alipay accounts. From booking flights, making local retail purchases in Helsinki, and dining out, […]

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NFC Forum 2018 NFC Innovation Award Judges Announced

The NFC Forum has unveiled a slate of 15 judges for its 2018 NFC Innovation Awards representing a prestigious list of Near Field Communication technology (NFC) experts, business leaders, journalists and analysts. The awards recognize innovative NFC products, services and experiences worldwide.  Nearly 100 entries were submitted to the annual award competition last year.  The selected judges represent a wide array […]

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