Category Archives: Vendor Zone

Paym hits 1 million users for mobile payment service

More than 1 million people have registered for a new mobile payment service which has the potential to eventually link up every current account in the country with a phone number. Paym, which helps people to transfer money as easily as texting, was launched at the end of April and it picked up its one millionth user registration around three ...
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Dictao integrates Apple Touch ID fingerprint recognition technology

Dictao, a publisher of software solutions for digital trust and security, says that its product Dictao Cloudcard, for mobile-based strong authentication and digital signature, supports the Apple Touch ID fingerprint recognition technology. To boost the development of new mobile services (mobile banking, mobile payments etc.), Dictao provides solutions to secure identities and transactions in a mobile context. Dictao Cloudcard, a ...
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Yaap launches “Yaap Shopping”

Yaap, the joint-venture between CaixaBank, Banco Santander and Telefónica, has signaled the beginning of its business operations with the launch of its first service, Yaap Shopping, in the cities of Valladolid and Palma de Mallorca. Yaap shopping (www.yaapshopping.com) is a loyalty network that allows thousands of businesses to interact with hundreds of thousands of customers through offering discounts and promotions on ...
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Powa Technologies acquires MPayMe to expand global footprint

Powa Technologies Group has announced the acquisition of Hong Kong-based mobile expert MPayMe in a move that will vastly increase its global reach and provide a leading payment solution for the retail, telecoms and utility industries. The merger between the two privately held companies will see Powa Technologies and MPayMe operate as a single global entity under the Powa brand to ...
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HID Global and Proxama join forces for mobile proximity marketing

HID Global and Proxama, the global platform provider of mobile proximity marketing, mobile wallet and payment solutions, announced that they have partnered to create a solution enabling rapid deployment of secure mobile web-based coupon and loyalty schemes. The solution combines the loyalty capabilities of Proxama’s TapPoint platform with the security of HID Trusted Tag Services to deliver “a frictionless consumer experience ...
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Mobile application protection with industry first software secure element

INSIDE Secure has announced at Cartes America the launch of MatrixSSE, a software secure element for mobile application protection including enterprise, entertainment and financial applications. The solution allows mobile applications to securely process and store sensitive data in a hostile mobile environment. It simplifies the integration of security into mobile applications and allows them to defend against malicious attacks. According ...
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Equifax partners with Jumio for mobile commerce

Equifax has announced its partnership with Jumio, an industry leader in the mobile commerce space that specializes in payments and ID scanning and validation products for mobile and web transactions. The companies will be working together in developing a series of solutions that will create a more streamlined, secure mobile transaction process for both consumers and retailers. One of the ...
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eBay urges shareholders to reject PayPal spin off

eBay has suggested that its shareholders and customers are best served by keeping payment processor PayPal and the company together. Further, the e-commerce giant said it does not support activist investor Carl Icahn’s proposal to spin off PayPal and urged its shareholders to reject the proposal at their 2014 annual meeting. In a letter to its shareholders, eBay noted that ...
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MasterCard launches MasterPass in Italy

MasterPass is now available in Italy. Following its success in the US, Australia, Canada and the UK, MasterPass is now debuting in Italy thanks to agreements with the country’s major banks and an increasing number of participating retailers. Over 3,500 of Italy’s leading brands and companies have recognised the new business opportunities e-commerce has to offer. With digital shopping becoming ...
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Live @ MWC: Accenture launches mobile wallet platform

Joining the fray, Accenture says it has launched a new Mobile Wallet platform that features integrated advanced analytics and big data capabilities, recommendation tools and security elements to provide a modular platform for a trusted digital payments ecosystem. In a leap towards making traditional physical wallets obsolete, the platform allows end-users to manage and operate all their cards, including credit, ...
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