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    PayPal tops US digital payment preference

    November 2nd, 2016

    More than half of US consumers (60%) are currently using a method of digital payment with the most popular proving to be PayPal, used by 51%, a study conducted by Thales in conjunction with Wakefield Research reveals. Apple Pay came in second with 11%, followed by Google Wallet (7%), Android Pay (6%), Chase Pay (6%), Samsung Pay (5%) and Venmo (3%). “88% of respondents reported they would discontinue using digital payments if they personally fell victim to cybercriminal activities as a result of a data breach,” the survey finds.

    Open Mobile Ticketing Alliance aims for global NFC public transport ticket system

    July 16th, 2015

    An alliance has been launched which aims to develop a global standard for people to buy public transport tickets in cities around the world on their mobile devices, using a single application, and verify the… More

    Thales shows off airline seat with NFC

    April 14th, 2014

    Thales Group has unveiled its Immersive Business Class Seat, an airline seating concept that uses NFC to enable passengers to use their mobile phone to set their comfort and entertainment preferences before boarding. “The NFC… More

    New Zealand NFC partners to begin field trial

    September 26th, 2012

    Auckland Transport, Telecom New Zealand and financial services group Westpac have announced they are now ready to begin their first NFC field trial. Announced in April, the trial is being run in collaboration with Gemalto,… More

    Telecom New Zealand and Westpac test NFC with Auckland Transport

    April 30th, 2012

    The pilot follows the announcement that New Zealand’s mobile network operators are to partner with the operator of the country’s debit card and ATM networks to introduce a central TSM platform. More

    Italian carrier Wind trials NFC access control and payments

    March 23rd, 2012

    Italian mobile network operator Wind has begun an internal NFC pilot, in collaboration with Samsung. Wind employees taking part in the trial are being equipped with a Samsung Galaxy S II NFC phone they can use to… More

    Telecom Italia to test NFC in Milan

    February 27th, 2012

    The Italian mobile network operator is to work with French technology cluster Pole SCS on the development of a range of innovative NFC services which will be introduced first in the city of Milan from later this year. More

    Thales unveils EMV reader

    February 16th, 2012

    The Thales OR 500 is a new reader designed for the transportation ticketing market that works with both traditional contactless transit cards and EMV bank cards. “The 500 series can be integrated in greenfield projects or as an upgrade in any regional or nationwide fare collection systems,” says the company. The first validator equipped with the OR 500 will be available by the end of 2012.

    Thales launches NFC OTA provisioning solution

    August 23rd, 2011

    The new solution is designed to make it easy for card issuers to prepare and encrypt customer data so that it can be sent securely over-the-air to cardholders’ NFC phones. More

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