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30 March 2015 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 31 March 2015, 13:24

Vodafone combines tokens and SIMs for NFC payments in Europe

Vodafone customers in five major European markets will be able to use their Visa cards to make NFC mobile payments from the second quarter of this year with a new SIM-based service that makes use of tokenization technology.

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27 March 2015 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 27 March 2015, 15:18

NFC wristbands to help swimmers track performance

Swimmers will soon be able to use NFC wristbands to set up personal training regimes and measure their performance in the pool. A pilot in five pools in Israel will use the wristbands, a mobile app and light runners along the bottom of swimming lanes connected to LCD displays on the pool wall.

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26 March 2015 • By Christopher Brown • Last updated 26 March 2015, 16:35

Jameson serves up 25,000 NFC stubby holders

Jameson Irish Whiskey is distributing 25,000 NFC bottle holders that allow drinkers to enjoy online content and competitions, to promote its links with an Australian comedy festival.

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26 March 2015 • By Mike Clark • Last updated 27 March 2015, 14:11

ANZ to add HCE payments to mobile banking app

ANZ Bank New Zealand is to add NFC mobile payments to its popular goMoney mobile banking app later this year. The goMoney Wallet feature will be available to 120,000 customers with Android NFC phones and uses host card emulation, “removing the need for a SIM card upgrade”.

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25 March 2015 • By Mike Clark • Last updated 25 March 2015, 17:04

Windows 10 for mobile gets HCE

Microsoft is to introduce support for host card emulation (HCE) payments in the mobile version of its Windows 10 operating system. SIM-based secure elements will continue to be supported with “improved payment integration flows” enabling the two solutions to coexist.

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24 March 2015 • By Mike Clark • Last updated 24 March 2015, 15:31

Bell ID reports 75% growth in orders

PARTNER NEWS: Orders are up 75% year-on-year at HCE and tokenization specialist Bell ID, the company reports, “with 90% of all new orders and requests for proposals focusing on mobile solutions.”

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20 March 2015 • By Mike Clark • Last updated 20 March 2015, 16:08

NXP uses NFC to make smart homes easier to manage

PARTNER NEWS: Chip maker NXP has introduced a wireless microcontroller and accompanying smart home and smart lighting solutions that use NFC to make it easy for users to “connect systems intuitively with just one tap”.

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20 March 2015 • By Christopher Brown • Last updated 20 March 2015, 15:44

Bulgari unveils luxury NFC smartwatch

Italian jewellery brand Bulgari will enter the luxury smartwatch market next year when it launches the NFC-enabled Diagono Magnesium watch – allowing users to make contactless payments, access personal data, as well as unlocking doors at home, at work, or on their own car or yacht.

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20 March 2015 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 24 March 2015, 15:34

PayPal explains why it’s buying mobile wallet provider Paydiant

“What Paydiant has is a clarity of focus on mobile and how large merchants need to utilise mobile to connect with their customers — they’re a small company doing that very successfully with some really cool brands,” Anuj Nayar, senior director of global initiatives at PayPal, has told NFC World as the payment giant prepares to complete its acquisition of the payments platform provider for a reported US$280m.

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18 March 2015 • By Sarah Clark • Last updated 18 March 2015, 17:38

Microsoft says Hello to biometric security

Windows 10 users will be able to use biometric technology to secure access to their devices, Microsoft has announced. Windows Hello will support face, iris and fingerprint verification and will ship with the new edition of the operating system “this summer”.

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April 28th, 2015

This week's news

  1. Discover to add support for Apple Pay
  2. PayPal begins piloting NFC and records 40% growth in mobile payments
  3. M-Pesa and MTN Mobile Money join up
  4. Starbucks processes 8m mobile payments every week
  5. Twitter invests in beacon marketer Swirl
  6. Forecast: 100m Apple Pay-capable phones in US by 2020
  7. Vodafone Netherlands adds credit card to Wallet
  8. Apple Pay is top choice among US consumers as mobile payment security concerns fade
  9. Pub chain picks Droplet’s fee-free mobile payments and rewards
  10. NFC ticketing trial eliminates “did I touch out?” doubt
  11. NFC inventors nominated for Patent Office award
  12. Signature spec promises tamper-proof NFC tags
 
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