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And here they are… Winners of the 2016 CMAs announced

The 10th Contactless & Mobile Awards (sponsored by Visa Europe and Visa Europe Collab) have once more attracted a record turnout, making it an important fixture in the contactless calendar and recognising the global acceptance for contactless and NFC technology. The 2016 Contactless Intelligence Contactless & Mobile Awards honour achievements across a wide range of […]

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WorldPay to expand Apple Pay across UK

Worldpay has announced that they are currently developing 250,000 NFC-enabled payment machines that will enable retailers across the United Kingdom to accept Apple Pay, the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, Apple Watch, iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3. Arcadia, Dune, SPAR and others who already accept contactless cards at point-of-sale (POS) will be among […]

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EDITORIAL: Brits vs. Danes in “First to go cashless”

This post was first released on Monday 18th May. Contactless Intelligence Weekly News Review Editorial – Week 21 2015: In last week’s editorial I mentioned the current Danish Government and its attempts to push future economic reforms in Denmark by becoming a cashless society. The first in Europe as it so happens. However, this week, not […]

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Celebrating a Digital Christmas with MasterPass in Europe

Just in time for the Christmas shopping season, MasterCard has announced the launch of MasterPass™ in France and Russia, expanding the MasterPass footprint to seven countries in Europe and 16 countries worldwide. MasterPass, MasterCard reminds us, is the only global digital platform to eliminate the need to enter detailed payment and shipping information with every […]

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EDITORIAL: Contactless was almost in the dictionary – is it now mainstream?

Contactless Intelligence Weekly News Review Editorial – Week 48 2014: Something strange has happened since last summer – contactless appears to have picked up steam. To the point where one could, if required, make a compelling argument that the technology has become mainstream. I’m not talking so much about mobile payments and the like – […]

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Could contactless payments be reaching mainstream in the UK?

According to a whole slew of figures released in the last few days or so, it would appear that contactless payments could be moving out of the experimental phase and into mainstream acceptance. First off, Transport for London have released figures that show more than 12m public transport journeys have been made using contactless payment […]

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