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    3 February 2016 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 3 February 2016, 16:00

    Musician Beatie Wolfe promotes new single with NFC jacket

    British singer songwriter Beatie Wolfe is promoting the release of her new single with an NFC jacket that lets fans listen to the song by tapping their NFC phone onto the fabric. It has been designed in collaboration with rockstar tailor Mr Fish and textiles label BeatWoven.

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    3 February 2016 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 3 February 2016, 14:59

    MyWallet NFC payments service put on hold in Slovakia

    Mobile network operator Slovak Telekom, majority owned by Germany’s Deutsche Telekom, is shutting down its MyWallet NFC service on a temporary basis. The move is due to the closure of ClickandBuy, also a Deutsche Telekom subsidiary, which issues the sole payment card supported by the service.

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    2 February 2016 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 2 February 2016, 14:03

    Rail passengers pilot mobile ticketing at 230 UK stations

    Technology that will enable rail passengers in the UK to travel across the country using a barcoded mobile ticket sent directly to their smartphone is undergoing pilot testing at 230 railway stations in the north of England, Scotland and the Midlands.

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    1 February 2016 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 1 February 2016, 18:42

    Visa launches cross-marketing network for coupon-free digital rewards

    US merchants can now send targeted offers and rewards to their customers that can be redeemed at other merchants' locations via Visa Commerce Network, a new service launched by Visa that eliminates the need for coupons at the point of sale.

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    Partner news NFC

    1 February 2016 • By Mike Clark • Last updated 29 January 2016, 16:56

    Proxama joins the NFC World partner program

    NFC World is pleased to welcome NFC and mobile payments pioneer Proxama as a member of its partner program. The company was involved in some of the world’s first NFC payments projects and now offers clients end-to-end mobile payment solutions and proximity marketing services from offices in the UK and the USA.

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    Partner news

    29 January 2016 • By Mike Clark • Last updated 29 January 2016, 15:00

    G&D uses TSM technology to protect industrial products against counterfeiting

    PARTNER NEWS: Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) is working with chip maker Renesas to apply the lessons learned from the use of trusted service management technology in mobile payments to a new market — protecting industrial products against counterfeiting.

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    28 January 2016 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 28 January 2016, 15:00

    More than 3m London journeys made using a mobile device in second half of 2015

    More than 3.2m journeys across London’s transport network were made using mobile devices in the second half of 2015, Transport for London (TfL) has revealed, and over 35,000 journeys a day are now being made using a mobile device.

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    27 January 2016 • By Mike Clark • Last updated 27 January 2016, 16:57

    Study reveals global views on payment data security

    A 16-page study that presents findings from research into how companies approach payment data security is now available to download from the NFC World Knowledge Centre. The study also reveals why IT professionals believe the risk to payment data is increasing due to new payment methods.

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    27 January 2016 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 27 January 2016, 13:23

    Canada’s Ugo Wallet to add support for HCE

    Canadian open NFC mobile wallet provider Ugo is in the process of incorporating a host card emulation (HCE) solution into its Ugo Wallet and expects to begin offering the service by the early summer of this year, the company has told NFC World.

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    27 January 2016 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 27 January 2016, 12:51

    National Australia Bank launches HCE mobile payments

    Customers of National Australia Bank (NAB) can now make host card emulation (HCE) based mobile payments at any contactless terminal using NAB Pay, a new service that has been integrated into the bank’s existing mobile banking app and makes use of Visa’s tokenization technology.

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    September 25th, 2016

    This week's news

    1. Samsung adds biometrics to mobile transactions
    2. Kohl’s to allow checkouts from mobile app
    3. Glacéau Smartwater sends tips to Londoners using BLE beacons
    4. Contactless POS transactions nearing $500bn
    5. Valencia commuters to test NFC wristbands for public transport
    6. 250 products are now Fido certified
    7. Domino’s Pizza enables Messenger ordering
    8. Valeo and Gemalto launch mobile car keys for Bluetooth access
    9. Apple Pay adds more US financial institutions
    10. Gemalto wins award for mobile ticketing
    11. Study shows Canadians’ growing enthusiasm for mobile payments
    12. mVisa launches in Kenya
    13. Android Pay adds 44 US banks
    14. Sierra takes Apple Pay to Safari
    15. Curve launches rewards, raises $3m in funding
    16. Frost Bank joins ClearXChange
    17. TSB adds Android Pay support
    18. Lenovo launches NFC transport payments in Beijing
    19. MTN ends Mobile Money in South Africa
    20. White paper lays out best practices for banks launching HCE payments
    21. Mobiquity Wallet brings iOS voice command money transfers
    22. Walmart to stop accepting Visa in Manitoba
    23. Visa reveals growing Euro interest in biometric authentication
    24. Japanese firms team with NTT and Daon for biometric venture
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