Category Archives: Contactless NFC

Apple Pay experiencing high fraud exposure

Apple Pay has gained momentum quickly, in typical Apple fashion, with 2,000 financial institutions committed to support it, millions of cardholders actively enrolled, and two-thirds of all contactless transactions in December 2014 coming from Apple Pay devices. But Apple Pay is (more…)...
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Proxama and Aconite team on mobile proximity commerce

Proxama has unveiled details of its new end-to-end mobile proximity marketing and payments proposition following the acquisition of Aconite Technology last year. Proxama’s new Digital Payments Division will be led by the team from Aconite as the combination of the two companies brings (more…)...
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Google preparing Android Pay API

Google is rumoured to be launching a payments API that will enable third party developers to embed in-store and in-app payments within their apps, according to press reports. Citing a source, Ars Technica (more…)...
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FIME and Thales team on Host Card Emulation

FIME and leading player in cybersecurity, Thales have announced the launch of a joint offering for the host card emulation (HCE) mobile services market. The partners have combined expertise to provide near field communication (NFC) service providers and issuing banks with (more…)...
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Contactless cards have paved way for mobile payments

Spending on contactless cards more than trebled over the last year to reach a record £2.32 billion in 2014, with the total spend last year more than double that of all the previous six years combined. UK consumers used their contactless cards 319.2 million times last year, (more…)...
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