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October 27th, 2014 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 27 October 2014, 16:54

Swirl serves ads to shoppers inside stores

Proximity marketing specialist Swirl has unveiled an in-store programmatic ad exchange that enables retailers and brands to reach consumers with relevant content and offers on their smartphones while they shop at participating locations. The service supports Bluetooth beacons today and will be expanded to include NFC “and other mobile engagement technologies” in the future.

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October 27th, 2014 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 27 October 2014, 16:10

SIA offers Europeans instant P2P payments with Jiffy

Payment processor SIA has launched a peer-to-peer payments service that lets users send and receive money in real-time with their smartphone. Based on the Sepa Credit Transfer scheme, Jiffy is available to all banks operating in the Single Euro Payments Area, opening it up to a potential 400 million consumers.

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October 27th, 2014 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 27 October 2014, 14:22

Survey finds US consumers willing to switch platforms to get Apple Pay

Almost half (45%) of US smartphone owners with non-iOS devices would be willing to switch to an iOS device in order to gain access to Apple Pay, a study from market research firm Lab42 has revealed.

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October 27th, 2014 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 27 October 2014, 13:49

Total and BKM Express launch in-car mobile payments

Oil and gas company Total is to begin accepting mobile payments through a partnership with card payment system operator BKM at its petrol stations across Turkey that will let Club Total members make a payment without having to leave their car.

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October 24th, 2014 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 24 October 2014, 17:22

SimplyTapp launches open source tokenization project

A new open source software project designed to help banks offer tokenized card payments has been launched by HCE specialist SimplyTapp. “We feel the accessibility and control of current offerings are pretty restrictive and there is a need for a more open and transparent approach,” CEO Doug Yeager told NFC World. “It’s kind of like the referee has decided to play in the game in some cases.”

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October 24th, 2014 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 24 October 2014, 15:29

Chicago to get NFC mobile ticketing in 2016

Travellers across Chicago will be able to pay for rides on all three transit systems including Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) trains and buses, Metra commuter rail and Pace suburban buses with a mobile app next year, and “with a few taps on their mobile devices” from early 2016.

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October 24th, 2014 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 24 October 2014, 14:06

Discover CEO outlines plan to join Apple Pay

Discover CEO David Nelms has spoken out about his expectation that the company will eventually participate in Apple Pay, explaining that the company is “actively working to be included over time.”

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October 24th, 2014 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 24 October 2014, 13:36

Researchers show off ‘skin buttons’ for smartwatches

Carnegie Mellon University’s Future Interfaces Group has developed a system that will allow smartwatches to laser project icons representing device functions or notifications for missed calls and messages onto the wearer’s skin.

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October 23rd, 2014 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 23 October 2014, 17:23

Apple Pay glitch charges customers twice

Some Apple Pay users have been charged twice for purchases made using a Bank of America card, CNN’s Samuel Burke discovered after using the service to make purchases at Whole Foods and Duane Reade earlier this week.

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October 23rd, 2014 • By Mike Clark • Last updated 23 October 2014, 13:25

Bell ID offers tokenization management software

PARTNER NEWS: Payment credential management specialist Bell ID has introduced Tokenization Manager, a software solution that can be used by token requesters such as card issuers to manage payment tokens, by digital wallet providers to deliver tokens to support mobile NFC payments and by merchants to replace the need to store customers’ card numbers.

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October 31st, 2014

Latest news

  1. MCX prepares to open its wallet to NFC and bank cards
  2. Ralph Lauren promotes new line with NFC and QR codes in Harrods windows
  3. Visa CEO identifies mobile payment as major growth driver
  4. 60% of consumers will share data with stores
  5. Bedier unveils Poynt POS
  6. Kili puts mPOS in a chip
  7. Charity picks up contactless pennies
  8. Taco Bell app lets customers rotate to reorder
  9. Football fans get BLE promos
  10. MCX suffers email address data breach
  11. Samsung to offer money transfers
  12. MCX responds to criticism
  13. White paper explores the role of TSMs in cross-border NFC payments
  14. McDonald’s adopts Softcard
  15. A million consumers sign up for Apple Pay in first 72 hours
  16. Apple Pay and HCE to push NFC payments to more than 500m users
  17. NRF defends retailers’ decision to block NFC payments
  18. US payments body hits out at Rite Aid and CVS
  19. NFC tech included in iPad Mini 3
  20. MCX retailers turn off NFC payments
 
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