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MCX and Softcard state Apple Pay overthrow plan

At Money 2020, and in the wake of Apple Pay and its dominance of the headlines, US mobile money ventures, Softcard (formally ISIS) and merchant-run MCX, have been setting out their strategies for wining...

U.S. Bank launches “Go Mobile” using an iPhone

U.S. Bank FlexPerks Visa customers in Salt Lake City will be the first U.S. Bank customers invited to try a new mobile payment service called U.S. Bank Go Mobile. The service allows customers to...

Contactless technology adoption accelerating in the Netherlands

The Netherlands has seen a significant uptake of contactless payment cards since their introduction in 2014. Contactless technology is gaining traction in the Netherlands as banks are introducing new solutions to capture a large share of...
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Samsung introduce Contactless Companion Platform to enable “Digital Cash for Everyone”

Samsung has announced the launch of the Contactless Companion Platform (CCP) together with its ecosystem partners, Smartlink and Ingenico, built with its dual interface smart card chip for Digital Cash applications and form factors. As...
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Contactless payments drive doubling of UK Card payments in 10 years

The number of purchases using debit and credit cards has more than doubled in the past 10 years, as contactless payments and online retail have driven a change in the way consumers pay, a...
Apple Pay could lose leverage in US from Australian bank fall out

Australia banks lose ruling to Apple Pay as mobile wallet continues dominance

Apple Pay has won a major regulatory battle with Australian banks that will see it retain control of its contactless mobile payment technology. Four banks had wanted to negotiate with Apple Pay to gain access to...

McDonald’s deploys NFC mobile payments Softcard

Softcard (formerly Isis Mobile Wallet) has won its first big deal with McDonald’s announcing a union between the two companies, bringing NFC mobile payments to roughly 14,000 McDonald’s restaurants. “We are pleased to announce this national...
Four new UK banks added to Android Pay

Updated Android Pay selected by top global banks to enhance mobile banking apps

Android Pay has linked its mobile wallet service to a handful of mobile banking apps, giving consumers the ability add their cards more quickly to the mobile wallet. Customers of Bank of America, Bank of New Zealand,...

Canada’s PC Financial and TD launch mobile wallet ‘Ugo’

Canada's first open mobile wallet, “Ugo” has been introduced by PC Financial and TD. The companies plan to combine multiple payment and loyalty programs into a secure mobile solution. Canada's largest retailer, Loblaw Companies has...

Mobile wallets – a comparison chart

Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, Android Pay, Google Wallet...lets not forget PayPal, AliPay, Zapp, Pingit and a whole raft of others. There has been plenty of talk about mobile wallets, but now, as the "Pays" begin...

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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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