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    25 November 2015 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 25 November 2015, 12:44

    Google boosts Android Pay adoption with $1m charity fund

    Google is to give up to US$1m to the DonorsChoose.org charity by the end of December by donating US$1 for every purchase made in the US using Android Pay. On Black Friday (November 27), donations will be doubled to US$2 for every mobile payment made.

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    24 November 2015 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 24 November 2015, 16:36

    BNP Paribas tests NFC screen shopping

    French bank BNP Paribas has begun testing an NFC connected screen in its 2 Opéra concept store in Paris, allowing customers to complete transactions by holding their NFC phone or contactless payment card up to the screen.

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    24 November 2015 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 24 November 2015, 15:41

    Swipp contactless payment opens up to 30,000 Danish merchants through Verifone deal

    More than 30,000 Danish merchants using Verifone POS devices will now be able to accept in-store mobile payments through Swipp — a service owned and supported by a consortium of more than 70 banks. This will be made possible via a “minor upgrade” to their existing terminals and “a number” of locations are expected to go live from December 2015, according to Swipp.

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    24 November 2015 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 24 November 2015, 14:41

    United Overseas Bank offers HCE mobile payments in Singapore

    Customers of United Overseas Bank (UOB) in Singapore can now make host card emulation (HCE) based mobile payments for transactions of any value at all Visa PayWave or MasterPass terminals. The new service also makes use of tokenization.

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    23 November 2015 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 23 November 2015, 09:01

    PhilCare uses NFC phones to speed up health services in the Philippines

    Customers of health care provider PhilCare can now hand over contactless membership cards to any of the company’s 200 service providers in the Philippines to provide access to their account details with a tap of a Samsung NFC phone.

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    23 November 2015 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 20 November 2015, 14:54

    German football fans get HCE mobile payments

    Fans of the FC Kaiserslautern football team can now make host card emulation (HCE) mobile payments at snack kiosks across its Fritz Walter Stadium using a mobile app developed by Sandpiper Group member companies Payment Solution and Ergonomics.

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    20 November 2015 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 20 November 2015, 15:37

    Singtel adds NFC to Dash mobile payments service

    Singapore mobile network operator Singtel has added NFC to its Dash mobile payment platform, letting customers make in-store payments with a tap. The NFC feature is available at more than 200 NTUC FairPrice locations, including FairPrice supermarkets, FairPrice Xtra hypermarkets and standalone Cheers outlets.

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    20 November 2015 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 20 November 2015, 14:56

    Four in ten US consumers plan to make an in-store mobile payment this holiday season

    A total of 39% of US consumers surveyed by Research Now for Inside Secure say they plan to use their smartphone to make an in-store purchase during this holiday season, up from 33% last year. 17% of those who did not make a mobile payment last year say they plan to use a service like Apple Pay, Android Pay or Samsung Pay this year.

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    20 November 2015 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 25 November 2015, 13:53

    MasterCard lets Apple Pay users travel for free in London

    Passengers using Apple Pay to pay for travel with a MasterCard on London’s transport network will have their fares refunded by the payments network over the next four Mondays.

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    19 November 2015 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 19 November 2015, 16:21

    MasterCard integrates loyalty programs and mobile payments with new specification

    MasterCard has introduced a loyalty middleware specification that aims to ease the integration of loyalty programs with mobile payment apps. The standard has been designed to work with “different loyalty schemes, different POS terminals and systems and different payment methods,” the payment network says.

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    April 29th, 2016

    This week's news

    1. Deutsche Bank to launch NFC payments in Q3
    2. Gemalto named as leading mobile ticketing vendor
    3. MasterCard to reduce EMV checkout time
    4. Samsung Pay goes live at Woori Bank ATMs
    5. Australia’s ANZ adds support for Apple Pay
    6. A quarter of Brits have made an in-store mobile payment
    7. Tangerine adds biometrics to mobile banking app
    8. Samsung Pay to launch in Australia “very soon”
    9. More than half of payment cards shipped in 2015 were contactless
    10. Apple Pay gets 1m new users every week
    11. Adidas builds NFC into racing suits for FIA authentication
    12. IoT security spending to reach $348m this year
    13. Three quarters of Brits expect to be cash-free by 2021
    14. European spend on payments technology to rise
    15. Emirates Islamic takes banking to Twitter
    16. Tutuka to roll out cloud-based payments with Proxama
    17. NFC SIM shipment remains static in 2015 due to Softcard closure
    18. Vodafone Wallet wins PX Award
    19. Visa amends financial details of Visa Europe acquisition
    20. Nearly one in four payments at US Starbucks made via mobile
    21. 42% of UK mobile users don’t trust NFC mobile payments
    22. Xiaomi to launch Xiaomi Pay in China
    23. Walmart Pay goes live for iPhone users
     
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