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    NFC

    1 September 2014 • By Mike Clark • Last updated 3 September 2014, 13:38

    Barclays calls time on Quick Tap NFC payments

    UK bank Barclays is to close its pioneering NFC payments service on 30 October.

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    NFC

    1 September 2014 • By Sarah Clark • Last updated 1 September 2014, 13:37

    Apple iPhone NFC payments rumours reach fever pitch

    MasterCard, American Express and Visa have all signed deals with Apple for the launch of a mobile payments service that will make use of an NFC chip built into the next iPhone, due to launch on 9 September, according to reports in a number of publications including the Financial Times, Bloomberg and Re/Code.

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    QR

    28 August 2014 • By Sarah Clark • Last updated 28 August 2014, 18:28

    Verizon aims to replace usernames and passwords with QR codes

    Verizon Enterprise has introduced Universal ID, a service designed to replace usernames and passwords with a QR code that consumers can scan with their mobile phone to gain access to a website or app.

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    27 August 2014 • By Sarah Clark • Last updated 27 August 2014, 14:08

    Square lets consumers send cash by text

    Payments startup Square has expanded its Square Cash service, which lets US consumers send money to a contact via email, to include support for sending funds via an SMS text message.

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    BLE

    27 August 2014 • By Sarah Clark • Last updated 27 August 2014, 13:13

    IPC Media promotes magazine sales via convenience store beacons

    Publisher IPC Media is using Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacons installed in 740 One Stop convenience stores across the UK to offer discounted copies of its Chat, Pick Me Up, Woman and TV & Satellite Week magazines.

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    27 August 2014 • By Sarah Clark • Last updated 27 August 2014, 11:43

    St George adds fingerprint security to mobile banking app

    Customers of Australia’s St George Bank will be able to use the Touch ID fingerprint verification technology built into the iPhone 5S to log into mobile banking when iOS8 launches in September.

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    NFC

    26 August 2014 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 26 August 2014, 13:56

    Orderella to install NFC tags and Bluetooth beacons in 79 UK pubs and bars

    Orderella, the developer of an app that lets customers place drinks orders and make payments from their mobile phone, is to install NFC tags and Bluetooth beacons in all the 79 pubs and bars across the UK that use its service.

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    NFC

    22 August 2014 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 21 August 2014, 16:57

    NFC brings statues to life in London and Manchester

    Visitors to the UK cities of London and Manchester can now interact via NFC with 35 high-profile statues that have been given a voice by actors, comedians and writers, including Patrick Stewart, Jeremy Paxman and Hugh Dennis.

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    21 August 2014 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 21 August 2014, 15:40

    PayPal introduces one touch mobile payments

    PayPal has launched One Touch, a mobile payments solution that lets consumers make payments in supported apps with a single touch. The service, PayPal says, is the “absolute fastest way to pay on any mobile device, across platforms, on all of your favourite apps” and will support credit and debit card payments as well as PayPal transactions.

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    BLE

    21 August 2014 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 21 August 2014, 14:05

    UK retailers install hi-tech mannequins that let customers buy what they see in the window

    UK retailers House of Fraser, Hawes & Curtis and Bentalls are using Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacons installed in display mannequins to let customers get information about outfits displayed in their shop windows and around their stores, receive special offers and buy items with their mobile phone.

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    May 25th, 2016

    This week's news

    1. 50% of Americans use mobile banking
    2. MyPay to launch mobile wallet in Myanmar
    3. Chili’s Grill & Bar to enable Android Pay at the table
    4. Pizza Hut Asia trials order and pay using a robot called Pepper
    5. Wells Fargo to launch NFC mobile payments
    6. Starbucks to take mobile payments and rewards to India
    7. TfL rolls out contactless on Thames river buses
    8. Inside Secure launches MatrixHCE solution
    9. One in 10 UK card payments were contactless in 2015
    10. Wearable device gives users electric shock if they overspend
    11. Wirecard supports launch of Curve
    12. Jones adds NFC and QR codes to smart packaging with Tuku
    13. Barclaycard reports on HCE service take-up
    14. Alipay users in China can now make payments through Samsung Pay
    15. UK contactless spending totalled £1.5bn in March 2016
    16. Barclaycard sees surge in ‘silver spenders’ using contactless
    17. Samsung Pay expected to enable support for Alipay
    18. Bank of America adds Android Pay withdrawals at ATMs
    19. Google enhances APIs to take Android Pay in-app and to mobile websites
    20. UK driving licenses may be added to Passbook
    21. Samsung Pay adds membership and loyalty cards in the US
    22. Fitbit buys Coin’s wearable payment assets
    23. UK charity collects contactless donations using dogs
    24. US Smart City Challenge adds NXP’s RFID tagging solutions
    25. NXP unveils POS reader solution
    26. Visa Europe to make it easier for banks to support third-party mobile wallets
    27. Android Pay launches in the UK
     
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