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    1 April 2016 • By Mike Clark • Last updated 1 April 2016, 13:47

    Join NFC World for a webinar on selecting and implementing an in-house tokenization solution

    NFC World will host a free webinar on Thursday 12 May that will explore how and why payments service provider Nets chose an in-house solution to deliver a tokenization service that can scale to serve more than 200 client banks across the Nordic region.

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    1 April 2016 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 1 April 2016, 13:06

    Swiss banks and retailers to launch joint mobile payments solution

    The five largest banks in Switzerland are in talks with financial infrastructure operator SIX and retail giants Coop and Migros over the launch of a common solution for mobile payments “across all channels” that can be “rapidly spread” across the country.

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    31 March 2016 • By Mike Clark • Last updated 5 April 2016, 16:20

    Meet NFC World’s partners at Money20/20 Europe

    NFC World partners Proxama, Giesecke & Devrient, Gemalto, Carta Worldwide and Bell ID will be exhibiting at the Money20/20 Europe expo in Copenhagen from April 4-7.

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    31 March 2016 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 31 March 2016, 13:29

    Consortium to develop NFC packaging across UK supply chain

    The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) has formed a specialist consortium to create a UK manufacturing supply chain that will support the widespread adoption of NFC packaging.

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    30 March 2016 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 30 March 2016, 12:22

    Australian shoppers get contactless donations

    Consumers in major shopping centres across Australia can now donate to veteran support group Walking Wounded by tapping a contactless card against advertising screens that have been activated for payment by out of home media provider oOh!media.

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    30 March 2016 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 30 March 2016, 11:48

    EMVCo updates tokenization specification with new payment account reference data element

    EMVCo has updated its tokenization specification to include a new payment account reference (PAR) that can be used to link a cardholder’s payment token with their primary account number (PAN) without needing to use their underlying account number.

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    30 March 2016 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 30 March 2016, 11:17

    SK Telecom launches hands free mobile payments and rewards

    More than 100,000 customers of SK Telecom in Korea have subscribed to T Pay, a hands free mobile payment and rewards service based on Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) technology that launched earlier this month.

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    30 March 2016 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 30 March 2016, 10:40

    Singapore commuters get NFC payments

    Customers of mobile network operators M1, Singtel and StarHub can now pay for journeys on public transport services in Singapore with a tap of their NFC device as a result of a partnership between the Land Transport Authority (LTA), Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) and transport card issuer EZ-Link.

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    29 March 2016 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 30 March 2016, 10:39

    Samsung Pay launches in China

    Samsung Pay has begun rolling out across China, letting consumers make mobile payments with a compatible device “virtually anywhere you can swipe or tap your card” using their China UnionPay debit and credit cards.

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    24 March 2016 • By Mike Clark • Last updated 24 March 2016, 13:59

    Proxama makes the case for digital PIN delivery

    A white paper that examines the advantages of using new, digital PIN delivery mechanisms to replace traditional PIN mailers is now available to download from the NFC World+ Knowledge Centre.

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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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