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PayPal, Visa extend partnership for digital and mobile payments across Asia Pacific

PayPal and Visa today announced an extension of their U.S. partnership in Asia Pacific that will see them work collaboratively to accelerate the adoption of secure, reliable and convenient digital and mobile payments for consumers and merchants in markets throughout the region. This partnership makes it easier for Visa issuing banks in Asia Pacific to […]

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NXP, GCL Technologies deliver integrated and status-aware IoT and NFC solution

NXP Semiconductors and GCL Technologies, the Technological Research Center of Guala Closures Group, a world leader in security closures, today announced that after one year of intensive research and development, both companies are proud to present the industry’s first fully integrated and mass scalable Near Field Communication (NFC) tamper evident closure solution dedicated to the […]

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SIMalliance reports 5% growth in 2016 global SIM shipments

The SIMalliance membership, which represents approximately 90% of the global SIM market, has reported a 5% year-on-year growth in its 2016 shipment volumes, with a total 4.9 billion units shipped during that period. This is the highest annual volume of shipment units reported yet by the organisation. SIMalliance members estimate that the total available global […]

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Fintech Tramonex partners with WeChat to boost their WeChat Pay feature

Through its strategic partnership with payment solution Valoot Technologies, Fintech business Tramonex has begun a cooperation with Chinese messaging app WeChat’s payment feature WeChat Pay. The partnership is aimed at delivering merchant acquiring services as part of the company’s payment solution. In response to rapid shift of e-payments from desktop to mobile, Tramonex’s solution will […]

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Cardtek, Emcredit introduce first national Dubai mobile wallet solution, “empay”

 Cardtek, a leading international payment solutions provider, has announce its partnership with Emcredit, a subsidiary of the Dubai Economic Department (DED), to launch the secure mobile payment platform, “empay”, offering United Arab Emirates residents a national mobile wallet solution. As a part of Dubai’s Smart Government Initiative, “empay” will bring together a number of service […]

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Gemalto accelerates IoT adoption and innovation in Japan

Gemalto has been selected by SoftBank Corp. (“SoftBank”) as a partner for On-Demand Connectivity (ODC) services enabling both consumer and industrial machine-to-machine (M2M) IoT connectivity and deployment of value added applications and services. Under the collaboration, Gemalto will supply its Remote SIM Provisioning platform, allowing SoftBank to remotely manage initial connectivity and subscriptions throughout the […]

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Ingenico Group unveils contactless payment acceptance into Australia’s First Connected Screens with ANZ

ANZ and Ingenico are using digital advertising displays as a means for consumers to donate to charitable causes with a tap of their contactless cards on the screen. Installed at the Inside Retail Live exhibit, the ‘Connected Screens’ have been set up to accept $5-$30 donations to The Smith Family children’s education charity. Having trialed […]

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NXP expands IoT footprint with real-time NFC authentication

NXP Semiconductors N.V. has revealed new solutions to capitalize on the inherent security and interactive capabilities of NFC for advanced product authentication, integrity assurance and enhanced user engagement across consumer manufactured goods, healthcare, retail and other industries. “With the growth in connected IoT devices, organizations are seeking ‘real-time,’ simpler, yet trusted and secure methods to […]

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