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The future of mobile payments at CES: Video now available

January 12th, 2015

The key to mass market adoption of mobile payments will be the creation of a compelling consumer experience that incorporates both payments and value added services, the Future of Mobile Payments session at the International CES 2015, chaired by NFC World’s Sarah Clark, has found. More

NFC World’s Sarah Clark to chair mobile payments session at CES 2015

December 15th, 2014

The editor of NFC World+ will be at the International CES in Las Vegas from 4-9 January to chair the future of mobile payments conference session and meet up with readers to discuss the latest… More

Isis launches NFC in Austin and Salt Lake City

October 22nd, 2012

From today, customers of AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile with an NFC phone can collect an Isis-enabled SIM from any of the carriers’ stores in the two pilot cities. More

MasterCard adds Mobile PayPass User Interface SDK

September 19th, 2012

“MasterCard is providing a programmer-friendly set of functions that make it easy for application developers to rapidly deliver payment apps to consumers – without having to become smart card programming experts,” says the payments network. More

Google Wallet 2.0: The easy way to pay with NFC?

August 1st, 2012

Google has unveiled a new version of its Google Wallet service that avoids the requirement for individual payment cards to be loaded onto a secure element. Instead, a prepaid MasterCard which draws funds from linked credit and debit cards is pre-loaded onto the secure element. More

MasterCard certifies more NFC phones, introduces a new logo

May 4th, 2012

NFC phones developed by HTC, Intel, LG Electronics, Nokia, RIM, Samsung and Sony have all now been certified for contactless payments — and have the right to carry a new ‘MasterCard PayPass Ready’ logo. More

Mobile payments arrive on BlackBerry phones

October 26th, 2011

Carriers and banks around the world can now use the BlackBerry Bold 9900 and the BlackBerry Curve 9360 smartphones to deliver MasterCard-approved NFC mobile payments services. More

MasterCard to host Twitter Q&A

October 12th, 2011

MasterCard’s head of mobile, Mung Ki Woo, will appear on Twitter next week for an open question and answer session on mobile payments. Woo will field questions tweeted at @MungKiatMC for 30 minutes from 11:00 EDT/16:00 BST on Wednesday 19 October.

MasterCard joins Visa Europe in adopting Wireless Dynamics’ iPhone NFC device

MasterCard joins Visa Europe in adopting Wireless Dynamics’ iPhone NFC device

February 18th, 2011

MasterCard has revealed that, like Visa Europe, it is working with Canadian firm Wireless Dynamics to bring its payments services to iPhone users. In an article posted on the MasterCard blog, Mung-ki Woo, who recently… More

MasterCard hires NFC expert Mung-Ki Woo as head of mobile

January 24th, 2011

MasterCard Worldwide has hired Mung-Ki Woo as its new ‘group executive, mobile’. Woo is a well known figure in the NFC industry and joins MasterCard from France Telecom Orange Group, where he was vice president… More

Mastercard and AEPM publish interoperable NFC specifications

December 15th, 2010

The aim is to ensure that users of the French Cityzi NFC service can use their mobile phone to make payments anywhere in the world that MasterCard PayPass is accepted, ahead of a planned national expansion of the Cityzi service.  More