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Wright Express completes NFC m-payment pilot

Wright Express has announced that its multi-city NFC mobile payment pilot with Sheetz and ViVOtech has been successfully completed. During the trial, drivers used their Sheetz Fleet Business Advantage card loaded into their specially enabled...
Apple Pay could lose leverage in US from Australian bank fall out

Apple Pay wins legal battle against Australian banks

Apple has claimed first blood in its battle with Australia’s largest banks, which have been trying to force it to offer them access to Apple Pay. The decision could help smooth Apple Pay’s difficult entry...

Innovision raises $9 million to fund NFC growth

Innovision Research & Technology has announced that it has secured funding of nearly $9 million (£5.4 million) from existing and new institutional investors to take advantage of its strong position in the growing Near...
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JCB to offer Apple Pay in Japan

JCB announced that Apple Pay will launch in Japan in October to make mobile payments with iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus and Apple Watch Series 2. JCB has been a pioneer in the Japanese payment...

Collaboration sees Taiwanese head for NFC

Taiwan's mobile operators are discussing a possible joint venture to roll out NFC. Five Taiwanese mobile operators and the country's largest contactless payment provider met for talks to consider forming an alliance or joint...

Georgia launches multi-app contactless card

Oberthur has launched a new Visa payWave contactless payment program with the People's Bank in Tbilisi, Georgia. The bank's 'Voyage Card' combines contact 'Chip and PIN' payment with Visa's payWave contactless payment application, enabling the...

Absa launches microSD mobile-payment trial

South Africa's Absa bank is launching what it calls the country's first NFC trial, but is using contactless microSD cards, not full NFC phones for the pilot. An Absa Group spokesperson says the trial will...

Live from Cartes: DNB bank and Telenor launch NFC payment service

Gemalto is providing TSM Nordic, a company owned by Telenor and DNB, with mobile contactless technology for Norway’s first mobile NFC payment service. Telenor is Norway’s leading mobile operator with 3 million subscribers in the...

Orange in NFC payments trial in Poland

Orange is launching an NFC payment trial in Poland, as it starts to make good on its promise to roll out the technology throughout Europe this year. In partnership with Polish bank Bank Zachodni WBK...

Westpac deploys contactless sticker in New Zealand

New Zealand’s Westpac is to offer its customers contactless sticker for mobile payment. Westpac customers attach the sticker to the back of their mobile device to make quick, secure contactless payments. The contactless sticker embeds...

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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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