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    Nine in ten US Apple Pay users have made an in-store mobile payment

    January 12th, 2016

    More than nine in ten users of Apple Pay in the US (91%) have now made an in-store payment using a credit card stored on their mobile device and two thirds (67%) have made an… More

    Google launches Android Pay in the US

    September 10th, 2015

    Google has begun rolling out its Android Pay mobile payment platform across the US today. In-store NFC mobile payments using the system will be possible at more than one million locations within the next few days, with in-app payments and loyalty expected later this year.  More

    Subway adds PayPal to mobile app

    July 30th, 2015

    Restaurant chain Subway is to add PayPal as a payment option in its mobile order and pay app to allow customers to make in-app and in-store payments in 27,000 US locations. PayPal One Touch will also be enabled, allowing customers to pay without typing in usernames, passwords or payment credentials. Meanwhile, Android Pay has been added as a mobile payment option alongside Apple Pay.

    PayPal explains why it’s buying mobile wallet provider Paydiant

    March 20th, 2015

    “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… More

    Apple Pay accounts for 1% of US digital spend in November

    January 5th, 2015

    Apple Pay accounted for 1% of all US digital spend in November 2014 just a month after its launch, research from ITG has revealed. The top five Apple Pay retailers included Whole Foods Market with 20% of all transactions made using Apple Pay, Walgreens (19%), McDonald’s (11%), Panera Bread (6%) and Subway (3%).

    Softcard picks Muppet mascot for online advertising campaign

    November 14th, 2014

    US carrier mobile payments venture Softcard has unveiled Tappy, a mascot designed by the company behind The Muppets that will be used initially in an online advertising blitz reported to be valued at US$1.5m. More

    Subway to accept mobile payments in 26,000 US locations

    September 17th, 2014

    Subway restaurants across the US are to begin accepting NFC mobile payments on 1 October, using new POS terminals that carry branding from mobile network operator-owned commerce venture Softcard. The terminals will enable the 26,000… More

    Transcript: Apple CEO Tim Cook and SVP Eddy Cue introduce Apple Pay mobile payments and NFC

    September 9th, 2014

    “It’s all about the wallet,” Apple CEO Tim Cook explained during the unveiling of Apple Pay mobile payments and the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch with NFC on 9 September. “Our vision… More

    iPhone 6 to ship with NFC and support for Apple Pay mobile payments

    September 9th, 2014

    UPDATED The new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will include support for NFC, Apple has announced. The NFC functionality will let users make Apple Pay mobile payments in stores. More

    Garanti Bank launches NFC payments in Romania

    October 23rd, 2013

    Customers of Turkey-based Garanti Bank in Romania can now use their mobile phones to make payments in the capital city of Bucharest. The service uses Seamless’ Seqr payments platform, enabling merchants to accept mobile payments… More

    Orange and Barclaycard add Galaxy S III to Quick Tap NFC payments service

    September 4th, 2012

    The UK carrier and card issuer’s service is now available on an Android smartphone for the first time and customers who activate Quick Tap on an S III by 5 October will receive a £50 credit they can use to make NFC purchases with their phone. More

    Subway USA goes contactless

    October 10th, 2011

    Seven thousand Subway restaurants in the US are to be equipped to accept payments via contactless cards and NFC phones by the end of the first quarter of 2012, MasterCard has announced.

    OfficeMax goes live with Google Wallet

    October 3rd, 2011

    Customers can now use their NFC mobile phones to make payments, redeem coupons and receive rewards via Google SingleTap terminals installed at more than one hundred of the office supplies chain’s stores in five US regions. More

    Contactless convenience begins to win over UK consumers

    September 1st, 2011

    A survey of British consumers’ attitudes to contactless payment has found that 90% of users say it makes life simpler and 85% would recommend the technology to friends and family. More

    Google Wallet: Day one for NFC?

    May 26th, 2011

    Google has announced Google Wallet, Google Offers and a Google Prepaid Card, in partnership with MasterCard, Citi, First Data and Sprint. More

    ‘Google Wallet’ to go live on 1 September

    May 26th, 2011

    More details of Google’s new NFC service are becoming available, but it’s still not clear what business model the company has created for its Google Wallet service. More

    Google VP confirms NFC mobile commerce launch tomorrow

    May 25th, 2011

    “We’re making a big bet on it as a company,” says Stephanie Tilenius, Google’s VP of commerce and payments. “There is a lot of potential there.” More

    UK gets first commercial NFC service with Quick Tap from Orange and Barclaycard

    May 20th, 2011

    Consumers can use the new service to make payments of up to £15 via a prepaid cash replacement application stored on their Quick Tap NFC phone. Tag read and write functions are also available and both loyalty and transport ticketing applications will be introduced later. More

    NFC news in brief • 15 Nov 2010

    November 15th, 2010

    News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: Banks deploy OTP cards • Qantas expands next generation check-in • Visa and Gap tie coupons to purchasing • iPhone users max their cards • Subway picks Facecash • Nokia retrieves Symbian • Mobile coupons gain ground • Barclays reports contactless stats • and more… More

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