Saturday 3 December 2016 | RSS

 
    Feedback
     

    Ottawa

    News about Ottawa.

    MintChip launches for in-store and P2P payments in Canada

    June 21st, 2016

    Canadians can now use the MintChip virtual currency to send and receive money through a P2P mobile app and make payments at participating merchants in Toronto’s Liberty Village neighbourhood by scanning a barcode. A partnership with… More

    Royal Canadian Mint puts Mintchip digital currency up for sale

    April 8th, 2014

    The Royal Canadian Mint is halting development of its MintChip digital currency and is now looking to sell the business. The company has been piloting the currency in the cafeterias at its Ottawa and Winnipeg… More

    Royal Canadian Mint picks NFC for virtual currency pilot

    February 20th, 2014

    The Royal Canadian Mint is piloting its MintChip digital currency in the cafeterias at its Ottawa and Winnipeg facilities — and is using NFC technology to enable employees to make purchases with the Bitcoin alternative…. More

    NFC parking meters for Ottawa

    November 1st, 2011

    Parking meters in Ottawa will accept payments from NFC-enabled smartphones starting in early 2012. Customers with credit card information stored in their NFC wallet will be able to tap their phone on a reader to pay when they park. Currently, 39 per cent of parking transactions at ‘pay and display’ machines in the Canadian city are made with credit cards.