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    NFC brings statues to life in London and Manchester

    August 22nd, 2014

    Visitors to the UK cities of London and Manchester can now interact via NFC with 35 high-profile statues that have been given a voice by actors, comedians and writers, including Patrick Stewart, Jeremy Paxman and Hugh… More

    PayPal introduces one touch mobile payments

    August 21st, 2014

    PayPal has launched One Touch, a mobile payments solution that lets consumers make payments in supported apps with a single touch. The service, PayPal says, is the “absolute fastest way to pay on any mobile… More

    UK retailers install hi-tech mannequins that let customers buy what they see in the window

    August 21st, 2014

    UK retailers House of Fraser, Hawes & Curtis and Bentalls are using Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacons installed in display mannequins to let customers get information about outfits displayed in their shop windows and around… More

    Invitation to contribute to the NFC World+ Knowledge Centre

    August 7th, 2014

    NFC World+ is introducing a new service in September 2014 that will go beyond the news to provide our readers with in-depth information on the technologies driving the future of commerce. Initial expressions of interest are now invited from readers who would like to share their knowledge and experiences with our 100,000+ monthly visitors. More

    Merchants to test BLE payments at Vilnius street fair

    August 7th, 2014

    More than 250 merchants taking part in this year’s Vilnius City Fiesta will be testing out a Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) mobile payments service that uses EVP International’s Paysera platform. The solution will also use… More

    Westpac NZ unveils augmented reality banking app

    August 5th, 2014

    Westpac New Zealand is to release a mobile banking app that uses augmented reality and 3D imaging to let customers with an iOS device check their credit and debit card balances, make payments and find… More

    Two hundred US shopping malls to use BLE beacons for shopper marketing

    August 5th, 2014

    More than 200 US shopping malls are to be equipped with Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacons by early 2015 as a result of an expanded agreement between retail real estate owner Simon and location-based mobile solutions provider… More

    US merchant groups call for creation of open tokenization standards

    August 1st, 2014

    Leading merchant groups in the US have come together to call for the creation of an alternative set of open standards for tokenized payments that would be managed by an independent body such as ISO or ANSI — rather than by the payments industry. More

    Nestle runs NFC marketing campaign in 480 Woolworth stores across Australia

    July 31st, 2014

    Shelf banners equipped with NFC tags have been placed in Woolworths supermarkets across Australia to promote food giant Nestle’s new Oats and Strawberries breakfast cereal. The campaign went live in 480 stores this week and… More

    American Express tests HCE for NFC payments

    July 31st, 2014

    American Express is working with Croatia’s Privredna Banka Zagreb (PBZ), part of the Italy-based Intesa Sanpaolo banking group, to pilot an NFC payments service that makes use of host card emulation (HCE) technology. The pilot… More

    Hilton to let guests unlock their doors with smartphones

    July 31st, 2014

    Hotel chain Hilton Worldwide has announced a plan to enable guests to use their smartphones as keys at the majority of its properties around the world. “We are developing proprietary technology that is safe and… More

    HBC deploys iBeacons in Hudson’s Bay and Lord & Taylor department stores across the US and Canada

    July 30th, 2014

    HBC Department Store Group has begun using Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacons placed around its Hudson’s Bay and Lord & Taylor department stores in Canada and the US “to deliver digital experiences to consumers’ smartphones… More

    NXP CEO: NFC secure elements will continue to see strong demand

    July 29th, 2014

    “We feel very comfortable with the strength of the secure element,” NXP Semiconductors CEO Rick Clemmer has told analysts during the chip maker’s second quarter earnings call. “We think that the real killer app will have… More

    Zuckerberg: Facebook is working on payments but it will take time to get it right

    July 28th, 2014

    Facebook is looking into the potential of adding payments capabilities across its business, CEO Mark Zuckerberg has explained during the company’s first earnings call following the hiring of PayPal boss David Marcus to head its… More

    Starbucks now processes six million mobile payments a week

    July 28th, 2014

    Coffee chain giant Starbucks now has 12 million active users of its mobile app in the US and Canada alone. Customers make six million mobile payments a week — representing more than 15% of all… More

    Hillshire sells more sausages with BLE beacons

    July 28th, 2014

    A national in-store mobile marketing campaign that used Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacons and geofencing technology to drive sales and awareness of American Craft Link Sausages has seen a 20-fold increase in purchase intent by those… More

    London Underground to accept NFC payments

    July 25th, 2014

    Users of mobile network operator EE’s Cash on Tap NFC payments service will be able to use their mobile phone to pay for travel on the London Underground, Docklands Light Railway and London Overground services… More

    Visa to launch new payments service in September, Apple could be the first customer

    July 24th, 2014

    Visa has unveiled a suite of services designed to “facilitate secure payments across a broad range of internet-connected devices and wearables”. The announcement of the new Visa Digital Solutions service comes amid reports that Apple… More

    Festival uses BLE to gain insights into attendee activity

    July 23rd, 2014

    This year’s Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival has used Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacons to track how visitors moved around the site so that it can “shape and streamline the festival in the future”. One… More

    Amazon releases mobile wallet app for Android

    July 22nd, 2014

    Amazon Wallet, an Android app that lets users store gift cards and loyalty cards on their mobile phone, is now available to download from Google Play and the Amazon Appstore. Amazon Wallet also ships with… More

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