Category Archives: Vendor Zone

Global smartphone shipments increase 11.6%

Global smartphone shipments rose 11.6% year-on-year in the second quarter to 337.2 million, according to market researcher IDC. This is the second highest quarterly total on record, with growth sustained after a strong Q1 by robust demand in many emerging markets. (more…)...
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MyCheck partners with Apple Pay

MyCheck is to support Apple Pay in the UK. MyCheck’s restaurant clients can now take advantage of this breakthrough technology and allow their customers to settle the bill using Apple Pay, the easy, secure and private way to pay. When using (more…)...
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G&D receives Visa certification for HCE

Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) has been certified “Visa Ready” by Visa for HCE (Host Card Emulation) cloud based payment services. With the Visa Ready status, Visa ensures that technology and service providers develop and deploy products and services that are compatible with (more…)...
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Visa ditch Monitise

Monitise has been notified by Visa Europe that it will reduce its shareholding over time while continuing to work with the Company throughout the duration of its current commercial agreement. Visa Europe has been a beneficial shareholder in Monitise since October (more…)...
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MyOrder selects Wirecard HCE solution

Wirecard Group has announced a partnership with MyOrder (a Rabobank Company) for the issuance of contactless mobile cards based on HCE (host card emulation) technology. MyOrder is a mCommerce platform with value added services like mobile ordering and loyalty services. By adding (more…)...
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Payments Council re-brands to Payments UK

Having lost some of its teeth, the Payments Council will relaunch as Payments UK, a new trade association launched Monday 29 June. The new association will provide “a single, authoritative voice for the UK payments industry” at home, across Europe (more…)...
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Small World FS partner with Bharti Airtel

Small World FS has announced a partnership with Bharti Airtel, the Indian multinational telecommunications services company. Small World FS customers will now be able to send money to Airtel Money wallets in 17 countries in Africa, starting with Kenya, (more…)...
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Sequent closes new funding

Sequent Software, the leading innovator of digital issuance and wallet platform-as-a-service, announced that it has closed a new round of funding to support its expansion into global markets....
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