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    Korean banks partner with messaging giant for mobile banking service

    November 13th, 2014

    Korean internet and messaging giant Daum Kakao has launched BankWalletKakao, a mobile wallet service provided in partnership with 16 Korean banks and Korea Financial Telecommunications and Clearing Institute (KFTC). The service leverages instant messaging technology… More

    Samsung launches Proximity mobile marketing platform

    November 13th, 2014

    Samsung has unveiled Proximity, a location-based marketing platform that uses Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacons and works in a similar way to Apple’s iBeacon system — but without the need for consumers to be persuaded… More

    MasterCard and Visa to create new security standard to replace passwords for online payments

    November 13th, 2014

    MasterCard is working with Visa to create a new authentication standard for online payments that will gradually replace the 3D Secure protocol with “invisible authentication”, far fewer prompts for passwords and support for a range… More

    McDonald’s on mobile payments: We prefer to let our customers choose how they pay

    November 13th, 2014

    McDonald’s sees accepting NFC mobile payments as part of its on-going customer service improvement remit, the fast food giant’s Anja Carroll has told NFC World+. “We can accept all payment products that leverage standard NFC… More

    Kili acquires NFC microSD pioneer DeviceFidelity

    November 12th, 2014

    NFC-on-microSD pioneer DeviceFidelity has been acquired by Kili Technology, a payments processing solution provider which launched an mPOS “solution-on-a-chip” range last month. DeviceFidelity will now operate as a subsidiary of Kili with founders Deepak Jain… More

    SimplyTapp raises US$6m to grow HCE

    November 12th, 2014

    PARTNER NEWS: Host card emulation (HCE) specialist SimplyTapp has closed a US$6m Series B funding round. The round was led by a new, undisclosed lead investor with both Lightspeed Venture Partners and Blue Sky Capital… More

    Sainsbury’s tests mobile shopping and payments app

    November 11th, 2014

    UK supermarket chain Sainsbury’s is to pilot a mobile shopping app that allows customers to build a virtual basket of favourite products from anywhere before they visit a store, get directions when they arrive at… More

    Dairy Queen expands mobile loyalty and payment test

    November 10th, 2014

    US fast food chain Dairy Queen has expanded pilot testing of its myDQ mobile loyalty, offers and payments service to more than sixty locations in the states of Colorado and Nebraska ahead of a planned… More

    MCX CEO confirms plans to include bank cards in CurrentC wallet

    November 6th, 2014

    MCX CEO Dekkers Davidson has outlined more of the consortium’s plans for its CurrentC mobile wallet in a keynote presentation at the Money2020 event in Las Vegas, confirming that banks will be able to add… More

    LoyaltyGrid uses NFC tags to let luxury brands reward their customers at the point of sale

    November 6th, 2014

    Dutch startup LoyaltyGrid has unveiled a solution that lets luxury brands use NFC tags embedded in product packaging to guarantee the authenticity of their products — and deliver rewards, discounts, exclusive content, invitations to special events… More

    Tip.ly uses face recognition to let users leave tips with their phone

    November 5th, 2014

    Startup Tip.ly has launched Face Tips, a service that lets users tip service workers by simply taking a photo of the server’s face with a mobile phone. The recipient then has fourteen days to log in to the service using any camera-equipped device to submit their photo and bank details to safely collect their payment. More

    French banks to pilot HCE payments

    November 5th, 2014

    Visa Europe has partnered with payment and transaction services provider Worldline to pilot NFC mobile payments using host card emulation (HCE) with four French banks in the first quarter of 2015. The participating banks will… More

    Watchdata launches wearables that support NFC payments

    November 5th, 2014

    Singapore-based Watchdata Technologies has unveiled Sharkey, a wearable device that supports NFC payments and comes in two form factors — a smartwatch or a wristband. Sharkey connects with a wearer’s Android or iOS phone via Bluetooth… More

    NFC World celebrates its sixth birthday

    November 4th, 2014

    NFC World is six years old today and we are celebrating with a top 50,000 website ranking on Alexa.com, 129,493 unique visitors in October and a new rate card designed to make advertising on NFC… More

    EMV hits nearly 30% of global card-present transactions

    November 4th, 2014

    Almost 30% of all card-present transactions conducted globally between July 2013 and June 2014 used the EMV chip card standard, EMVCo has revealed, with the highest usage in Western Europe and the lowest in the… More

    NXP unveils secure NFC solution for connected cars

    November 4th, 2014

    PARTNER NEWS: NXP has launched a portfolio of NFC products designed to make it easier for car manufacturers to enable drivers and passengers to securely connect their mobile phone with a range of in-vehicle services…. More

    Starbucks to accept Microsoft Band wearable payments

    November 4th, 2014

    Starbucks is to begin accepting payments from customers wearing the new Microsoft Band smart bracelet. To use the service, customers link their Starbucks Card to their Band and can then present a barcode displayed on the… More

    Burger King to offer mobile orders and payments across the US

    November 4th, 2014

    Burger King customers in the US will soon be able to order their meals ahead of arrival and pay for their orders using their mobile phone and a PayPal account. Burger King is working with… More

    Canadian banks pilot biometric wristband payments

    November 3rd, 2014

    Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), MasterCard and other Canadian issuing banks have begun pilot testing an NFC version of Nymi, a biometrically authenticated wristband that uses the wearer’s unique cardiac rhythm to verify their identity. More

    Starbucks claims a 90% share of the US mobile payments market

    November 3rd, 2014

    Starbucks accounted for more than 90% of all mobile transactions in the US last year, the coffee chain’s CEO Howard Schultz has revealed during a fourth quarter earnings call in which he also set out plans to continue to dominate the mobile payments space. More

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