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Facebook Joins the Visa Digital Enablement Program

Visa have announced that Facebook has joined the Visa Digital Enablement Program (VDEP), which offers a commercial framework to make it easier for partners to access Visa’s token services and other digital capabilities globally. Facebook will use the Visa Token Service to help accelerate the availability of secure, payment-enabled services through its digital properties. Over […]

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Could Facebook ignite the beacon market?

Facebook is to begin testing a service called “Place Tips”, to deliver information about shops and landmarks to users who are nearby, in part by using bluetooth enabled beacons. With its 1.3 billion members, Facebook could expand uses for beacons, which so far have been mainly used to send promotions and ads to people in […]

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EDITORIAL: Is the secret to mobile payment adoption location, location, location?

Contactless Intelligence Weekly News Review Editorial – Week 42 2014: Mobile interaction (payment, ticketing, ID, marketing etc) is supposed to be the ultimate demonstration of free movement, expression and of a simplified lifestyle. After all, you only need your phone, no cumbersome wallet, cards etc. So how ironic is it, that such an expanding and […]

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Gemalto brings Facebook Messenger to all mobile subscribers

Gemalto has expanded its LinqUs Facebook for SIM software application to include Facebook Messenger, bringing the popular and fast-growing messaging service to the much wider group of all mobile subscribers with any type of handset. LinqUs Facebook for SIM comes pre-installed on the SIM cards of mobile operators offering the service, and requires no data […]

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The silent tourist advisor that runs on NFC tech

Frank Viljoen,  an independant EMEA NFC Business developer/consultant together with ZipNFC has developed a mutli functional table talker (static menu of pictures or literature for a consumer to engage with during dwell times in restaurants, pubs, coffee shops, train stations etc) along with what he believes is a first for NFC, a multi lingual tourist […]

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Introducing the 2013 CMA Finalists: Marketing Campaign

Smart posters, in-store endorsements, social networking, location marketing –  a number of marketing and advertising agencies have embraced  NFC technology within the heart of their campaigns. It’s an exciting time and  this category rewards both agencies and clients who have taken the leap and used NFC technology to market their products to the public. These […]

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