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Quantum Leap: How will banks cope with tomorrows tech?

By Elina Mattila, Executive Director, Mobey Forum.  Last century, one of most dramatic changes to the banking ecosystem was the integration of digital technology, both with back office and customer-facing systems. Today, we are entering a whole new phase. Customer demographics are shifting as technologies evolve, giving rise to a digitised market dynamic and a […]

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Americaneagle.com joins OSPT Alliance Board of Directors

 OSPT Alliance, the global community chartered to drive the future of mobility services, today announced that Americaneagle.com has upgraded its membership from Associate to Full, in line with its increased technical and commercial focus on CIPURSE™, the Alliance’s non-proprietary open standard. Americaneagle.com, headquartered in Chicago, provides innovative online solutions and integrated fare collection systems to a global […]

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How can Biometrics win the card fraud battle?

By Lina Andolf-Orup, Fingerprints. Fighting fraudsters is a complex and ever-evolving challenge. As consumers change the way they pay, fraudsters change the way they steal. For banks to keep up, these new battles require new tactics to minimize losses and reassure consumers. The rapid adoption of contactless payment cards has given rise to one such […]

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EMVCo creates QR Payment Mark to promote acceptance of EMV® QR Code Payments

EMVCo, the global technical body that manages the EMV® Specifications, has created a QR Payment Mark to promote global interoperability across EMV QR Code payments. EMVCo has developed reproduction requirements and a free licensing structure to enable all implementers of EMV QR Code solutions to use the mark. QR Codes are two-dimensional machine-readable barcodes, increasingly used […]

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NFC Forum Unveils NFC Innovation Award Finalists

The NFC Forum announced today the nine finalists in the 2018 NFC Innovation Awards Program, selected by a distinguished panel of judges.   The three winners selected from this group will be revealed during the NFC Forum’s day-long NFC Innovation Day celebration scheduled for June 26 at the Barbican Centre in London, UK.  NFC Innovation Day […]

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What can global acceptance standards do for merchants?

By Normand Provost, nexo standards.  The global payments market is deeply fragmented. With rapidly evolving technologies, new regulations and increasing globalisation, it can be hard for players to keep up. The answer to simplifying these complexities? Standardisation.   As it has done across a number of other industries, standardisation offers huge potential to deliver greater operational efficiency […]

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