Category Archives: Vendor Zone

PayPal acquires mobile payments firm Paydiant

PayPal has agreed to buy Paydiant. In an announcement on the PayPal website, Dan Schulman, PayPal President and CEO, said: “Today, I am excited to announce that we agreed to acquire Paydiant, another great company that is focused on reinventing mobile (more…)...
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Live @ MWC: Fraud protection for apps

The rise of mobile devices is a key driver of the connected society. Smartphones and apps have experienced great success and have become the archetype of modern software. Their numbers are steadily increasing and have far exceeded millions in various app stores. (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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SIM card remains secure

The SIM card is so secure that in the case revealed recently, even intelligence services preferred to steal the key rather than attack the SIM card. The secure authentication of the mobile phone user on the mobile network is the (more…)...
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OpenWay launch WAY4 Host Card Emulation

OpenWay has developed WAY4 Host Card Emulation software  – supporting cloud technology specified by Visa and providing value-added financial services for customer attraction and engagement via mobile. WAY4 Host Card Emulation allows banks to issue virtual cards on a phone instantly. In this (more…)...
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Charge Anywhere admits security breach

It has been revealed that for the last five years, hackers have been using a banking malware to siphon unencrypted credit/debit card information from the computer networks of Charge Anywhere, an electronic payment service used by millions of merchants worldwide. Charge Anywhere, (more…)...
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