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August 5th, 2014 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 5 August 2014, 14:56

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

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 Mobiquity.

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NFC

August 1st, 2014 • By Sarah Clark • Last updated 1 August 2014, 12:48

US merchant groups call for creation of open tokenization standards

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.

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NFC

July 31st, 2014 • By Sarah Clark • Last updated 31 July 2014, 14:34

Nestle runs NFC marketing campaign in 480 Woolworth stores across Australia

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.

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July 31st, 2014 • By Sarah Clark • Last updated 31 July 2014, 14:27

American Express tests HCE for NFC payments

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.

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July 31st, 2014 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 31 July 2014, 14:22

Hilton to let guests unlock their doors with smartphones

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.

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BLE

July 30th, 2014 • By Sarah Clark • Last updated 30 July 2014, 11:04

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

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 while they shop”.

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July 29th, 2014 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 29 July 2014, 15:06

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

“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.

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July 28th, 2014 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 28 July 2014, 13:29

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

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 messaging business — but the company won’t rush into the market and expects to take several years to fully develop its offering.

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July 28th, 2014 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 28 July 2014, 12:13

Starbucks now processes six million mobile payments a week

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 transactions in its US stores — and the company is pursuing a range of opportunities to expand the potential of its mobile payments platform, CEO Howard Schultz has revealed.

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BLE

July 28th, 2014 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 28 July 2014, 11:59

Hillshire sells more sausages with BLE beacons

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 exposed to messaging, a 36% increase in brand awareness and a lift in overall sales, owner Hillshire Brands has revealed.

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October 24th, 2014

Latest news

  1. Apple Pay glitch charges customers twice
  2. Apple builds NFC tech into iPad Air 2
  3. Bell ID offers tokenization management software
  4. YesTap tests NFC shopping wall in Amsterdam
  5. Core Jewels offers diamond rings with NFC
  6. Revolution Money founder raises funds for location-based marketing venture
  7. Ecuador’s central bank plans national mobile wallet
  8. Alipay Wallet hits 190m users
  9. Google discusses Wallet plans
  10. Johnny Rockets puts tablets in 200 restaurants
  11. Acer Pay is on the way
  12. Beep’nGo hits 5m downloads
  13. Newspaper tests BLE beacons
  14. 23% of Canadians have made a mobile payment
  15. Shopkick drives $1bn in revenue
  16. Perkwave builds in Apple Pay for pay-at-the-table
  17. Kotak launches P2P payments for Facebook
  18. Singtel charges Angry Birds toys to buyers phone bills
  19. iOS 8.1 brings Apple Pay NFC payments to iPhone
  20. Over 20m NFC devices now in use in Japan
 
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