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Netcetera simplifies mobile contactless payment with biometrics

The software company Netcetera has implemented one of the first independent solutions for contactless payment in Switzerland. It offers card issuers the opportunity to supplement their own apps with a globally standardized and certified mobile payment module. Thanks to biometrics, customers pay simply, quickly and securely with their smartphones. The solution is based on Netcetera’s […]

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Gemalto enables digitization of Hong Kong’s Octopus card into Samsung Pay

Gemalto’s Trusted Service Hub (TSH) is enabling the secure digitization of Octopus contactless smart cards into Samsung Pay. Named Smart Octopus in Samsung Pay, this new mobile payment service allows consumers to securely pay and travel by simply tapping their designated Samsung smartphones against an Octopus acceptance reader for payment or even door access. Smart Octopus in Samsung Pay leverages […]

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IDEMIA taps Fingerprints for Japan’s first biometric payment card trial

World-leading biometrics company, Fingerprint Cards (Fingerprints™) are collaborating with IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, on Japan’s first biometric payment card trial, a key milestone in the roll-out of biometric payment cards. Utilizing Fingerprints’ sensor technology, the pilot will run on Japan’s leading payment network, taking the region one step closer to commercial roll-out […]

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WISeKey defines its ICO for the WISeCoin Cryptocurrency

WISeKey International Holding Ltd, a leading cybersecurity and IoT company announced that it will launch its WISeCoin in Q4 2018. WISeCoin will be funded by an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) with forthcoming private pre-sales starting in Q3 2018. The company says that demand for WISeCoin is expected to be high as WISeKey is a well-established […]

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Mobey Day Toronto to Explore Changing Spending Habits, AI and Robotics

 Mobey Forum, the global industry association empowering banks and other financial institutions to lead in the future of digital financial services, has announced the themes and confirmed speakers for the third annual Mobey Day Toronto event, taking place at the Steam Whistle Brewery from 23-24 May 2018. With consumer spending habits evolving, and artificial intelligence (AI) and […]

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NXP puts NFC and Secure Element on single chip

NXP Semiconductors N.V. have made breakthroughs in GSMA-compliant eSIM solutions that radically make it easier for device manufacturers to bring consumers remote SIM provisioning and over-the-air updates with multiple Mobile Network Operator (MNO) subscriptions. With its latest chip innovations, NXP responds to the demands of the steadily growing eSIM market, which is projected to increase […]

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