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October 6th, 2014 • By Sarah Clark • Last updated 6 October 2014, 13:18

Carlsberg rolls out NFC beer mats and beacons to 250 Danish pubs and bars

Brewer Carlsberg is distributing beer mats containing an NFC tag and a QR code and installing Bluetooth beacons at 250 pubs and bars across Denmark to support its Crowdit offers and venue discovery app.

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October 3rd, 2014 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 3 October 2014, 17:14

Mobile network operators partner with Boku to bring carrier billing to the physical world

Carrier billing provider Boku has partnered with UK mobile network operators O2, EE and Vodafone to make it possible for customers to charge public transport tickets, takeaway food, cups of coffee and other “click and collect” physical world purchases to their mobile phone bill.

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October 3rd, 2014 • By Mike Clark • Last updated 17 October 2014, 13:22

NFC World+ breaks all records in September

144,508 unique visitors read NFC World+ in September 2014, up 24% on a year ago, and we served 395,029 pages (up 22%) as business executives and technical experts flocked to the site to learn about Apple Pay, NFC and the future of mobile payments.

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October 2nd, 2014 • By Sarah Clark • Last updated 2 October 2014, 17:01

Chunghwa Telecom goes live with NFC payments in Taiwan

Subscribers to Chunghwa Telecom with accounts at any of four Taiwanese banks will be able to download a virtual version of their credit card to their SIM card and use it to make NFC payments from 16 October, the carrier has announced.

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October 1st, 2014 • By Sarah Clark • Last updated 1 October 2014, 09:23

KLM uses Bluetooth beacons to help passengers navigate Schiphol Airport

Passengers travelling with KLM from Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport can now use the airline’s app to get a map of the airport that shows the route they need to take to their gate and the time required to get to there.

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September 30th, 2014 • By Sarah Clark • Last updated 30 September 2014, 17:24

Uber runs NFC marketing campaign in London pubs and clubs

Taxi hailing service Uber is running an NFC marketing campaign in more than 100 London pubs, bars and clubs to promote downloads of its app to drinkers looking to book a taxi ride home.

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September 30th, 2014 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 30 September 2014, 17:00

Transcript: eBay CEO John Donahoe discusses the future of PayPal as an independent company

"We want PayPal to be present whenever and wherever consumers want to pay so if that means being in other wallets, if that means being in any existing or other new ecosystems where payment occurs, our desire is to be a payments platform that can enable payments in any of those environments," says eBay's CEO.

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September 30th, 2014 • By Mike Clark • Last updated 30 September 2014, 16:12

NFC technology report available for free download

NFC Technologies and Systems, a 98-page report that explains in detail the technology behind NFC tag reading and writing, the role and functionality of trusted service managers (TSMs), how secure elements work and how they keep sensitive data secure is now available as a free download in the NFC World+ Knowledge Centre.

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September 30th, 2014 • By Sarah Clark • Last updated 30 September 2014, 16:46

eBay to spin off PayPal as a separate company in 2015

eBay Inc is to be split into two separate publicly traded companies in 2015, the company has announced — and Dan Schulman, president of American Express’ enterprise growth group, has been hired as the new president of PayPal as well as CEO-designee post-spin off.

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September 29th, 2014 • By Sarah Clark • Last updated 29 September 2014, 15:30

Dartmouth researchers develop continuous authentication service based on smart wristbands

Researchers at Dartmouth College’s Trustworthy Health and Wellness (THaW) group have developed a service that uses a bracelet containing an accelerometer, gyroscope and radio to continuously authenticate the user of a computer system.

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October 20th, 2014

Latest news

  1. JPMorgan Chase CEO outlines mobile wallet strategy
  2. Capital One founder hails Apple Pay “breakthrough”
  3. MasterCard backs Zwipe fingerprint payment card
  4. Obama signs chip and pin law
  5. Android 5.0 SDK now available
  6. Dubai ambulances adopt NFC
  7. Welsh museum tests iBeacons
  8. Visa details Apple Pay setup process
  9. Amex warns of slow mobile wallet adoption
  10. Apple builds SIM into iPad Air 2
  11. Five hundred banks sign up for Apple Pay
  12. Groupe BPCE launches Twitter money transfers
  13. Alipay expands to USA
  14. Tesco tests PowaTag mobile payments
  15. Hong Kong carrier SmarTone rolls out Bluetooth marketing platform to retailers
  16. Line to offer messaging payments
  17. Ireland’s Leap Card to get NFC top-ups
  18. Square lets customers make P2P payments via BLE
  19. Apple Pay to go live on 18 October?
  20. Hailo reports on BLE payments in taxis
 
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