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Google goes for loyalty, not payments?

French EFTPOS terminal manufacturer Ingenico has confirmed that it has been contracted by Google to provide retailer check-outs with NFC hardware capable of redeeming discount coupons downloaded over an Android phone. Ingenico CEO Philippe Lazare...

MasterCard and Deutsche Telekom in European partnership

MasterCard and Deutsche Telekom have announced a European partnership to enable consumers to use their mobile phones as a convenient and secure way to pay. At a press conference in Berlin, Deutsche Telekom and MasterCard...

NFC tickets to be used by 1 in 8 mobile users

A new report from Juniper Research has found that 1 in 8 (13%) of North American and Western European mobile users will use their NFC-enabled mobile phone as a metro rail or bus ticket...

KDDI selects Gemalto for NFC pilot in Japan

Japanese mobile network operator KDDI, which has over 31 million subscribers, has chosen Gemalto to work with it on an NFC trial. The manufacturer will provide its User Identity Module (UIM) cards and Trusted...

GlobalPlatform and the SD Association sign MOU

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been agreed between the SD Association and GlobalPlatform. The two bodies will work together to advance their respective technology standards to ensure market interoperability across the secure media...

NFC Forum forges collaborative industry ties

The NFC Forum has formed liaisons with three industry-leading organizations key to the NFC global ecosystem: EMVCo, the GSM Association and the Smart Card Alliance. These liaisons broaden and strengthen the NFC Forum's collaborative...

Visa contactless cards to reach 12 million in UK by year end

The number of Visa contactless cards in use in the UK is expected to reach 12 million by the end of 2010. Visa payWave cards in circulation in the UK passed the 8 million...

UK plans progression of transport tickets to mobile phones

The UK government is proposing the introduction of a national smart ticketing system that will let travellers pay for bus and train journeys using their NFC-enabled bank cards and mobile phones. The national plans come...

O2 Wallet delayed for more tests

O2 has delayed the launch of its mobile wallet payment service to submit the scheme to further internal tests. The operator had planned to launch the contactless payment service by the end of 2011. O2 claims...

Isis to launch in Texas and Utah

Isis, the mobile commerce joint venture between AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon, is to launch commercial pilot programmes in Salt Lake City, Utah and Austin, Texas in H1 2012. Austin joins Salt Lake City as an...

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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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