Clinton Cards goes contactless

Clinton Cards, the UK's largest specialist retailer of greeting cards and related products has become the latest business in the UK to go contactless in partnership with RBS WorldPay and Visa payWave. The new...

Visa launches microSD-based contactless m-payments

Visa Europe is launching a microSD-based mobile payment systems in Turkey with its technology partner, DeviceFidelity, and Akbank, a retail bank. The project is intended to demonstrate how the microSD memory card slot can bring...

NFC hardware independence for ‘Gingerbread’

INSIDE Secure has made available a new version of its open-source Open NFC protocol stack geared to the latest version of Google Android (aka Gingerbread). This makes Open NFC the first truly hardware-independent, open-source...

INSIDE and CONNECTHINGS team on NFC

INSIDE Contactless and CONNECTHINGS, a pioneer in providing systems that deliver contextualized services and content based on location and time, have announced a partnership to give NFC the intelligence it needs to go beyond...

Giant US retailer Best Buy drops Visa contactless

Best Buy has stopped accepting Visa payWave contactless payments at its 1000 stores in protest at the card giant's fee structure, according to retail technology blog. Best Buy introduced Visa contactless payments in August 2007...

Samsung waives fees for Samsung Pay mobile payment service

Samsung, which is gearing up to launch its own mobile payment service, Samsung Pay, in Korea and the US this summer, has decided not to collect fees on Samsung Pay to help dominate the...

SFR roll out NFC SIMs

France's SFR is the latest telco with plans to get into the payments market, rolling out a contactless co-branded prepaid card with MasterCard Worldwide. SFR and MasterCard signed their partnership agreement in July to jointly...

Merchants deploying NFC terminals in greater numbers globally

According to a new Berg Insight reporter global merchants the world over are deploying more NFC terminals at the point of sale and activating the NFC capability. Berg Insight estimates global shipments of NFC-enabled POS...

40% of large retailers intend to accept Apple Pay by end 2015

According to a survey from Boston Retail Partners, by the end of 2015, nearly 40% of large US retailers will accept Apple Pay. According to the report, Apple, CurrentC and Bitcoin are tied. 8% of retailers who...

BNP Paribas to turn Nice into ‘NFC City’

BNP Paribas has selected Oberthur to supply the NFC Services Management Solution for an NFC project in Nice, France. Oberthur will manage the mobile payment service on behalf of BNP Paribas via an OTA...

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Payment industry history with first AES DUKPT key management implementation

Verifone says it has implemented AES DUKPT with its end-to-end encryption solution, VeriShield Total Protect, its Engage family of payment devices, and Carbon 8 & 10. Co-designed by Verifone, AES DUKPT...
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