NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com News and analysis on the emerging technologies transforming how consumers choose what to buy, who to buy from, and how to pay Thu, 06 Dec 2018 16:08:41 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 https://www.nfcworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/cropped-nfc-world-site-icon-32x32.png NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com 32 32 37289602 Brunei’s largest bank to use Rambus’ Token Service Provider platform to secure mobile payment transactions https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/12/06/358684/bruneis-largest-bank-to-use-rambus-token-service-provider-platform-to-secure-mobile-payment-transactions/ Thu, 06 Dec 2018 16:08:41 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58684 PARTNER NEWS: Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam (BIBD), the largest bank in Brunei, is to use Rambus’ Token Service Provider platform to add security to its HCE mobile payments service. “The Rambus TSP solution helps secure the BIBD Nexgen mobile banking app, allowing customers to digitize their cards and send payments without revealing any sensitive payment […]

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HID Global enables workers to log in with NFC mobile phones https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/12/04/358670/hid-global-enables-workers-to-log-in-with-nfc-mobile-phones/ Tue, 04 Dec 2018 14:56:41 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58670 PARTNER NEWS — “The HID Crescendo Mobile solution provides organizations seeking to eliminate passwords with a solution that combines the high security of physical authenticators with the usability of a mobile solution. Crescendo Mobile works similarly to, and is compatible with, highly secure Crescendo smart cards; however, rather than inserting a separate device into a […]

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Costa lets customers make payments with their coffee cups https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/12/04/358666/costa-payments-coffee-cups/ Tue, 04 Dec 2018 14:38:27 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58666 The UK’s largest coffee shop chain has teamed up with Barclaycard to put a contactless payment chip in a reusable drinks cup, allowing customers to pay up to £30 anywhere contactless cards are accepted with just a tap of their cup. The Costa Coffee Clever Cup, available now from the chain’s 2,300 UK outlets for […]

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Vancouver commuters ‘queue down the block’ for TransLink transit ticketing wristbands https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/12/04/358664/vancouver-commuters-queue-down-the-block-for-translink-transit-ticketing-wristbands/ Tue, 04 Dec 2018 13:38:55 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58664 “People ended up queuing up down the block when the wearable technology went on sale at 7:30 am, and it only took about three hours for TransLink to sell out. ‘I’ve gotta say, this is a little more than we expected,’ spokesperson Jill Drews said. ‘But it’s great. We’re glad people love the wristbands’.”

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European Central Bank switches on low cost instant payments system https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/12/03/358662/european-central-bank-switches-on-low-cost-instant-payments-system/ Mon, 03 Dec 2018 11:59:34 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58662 “Target Instant Payment Settlement (TIPS) uses central bank money to settle payments individually in less than 10 seconds… TIPS means consumers can make retail payments across Europe instantly, 24/7/365… The price per initiated transaction is set at €0.002 (US$0.0023) for the first two years of operation, with no charges for the first ten million payments […]

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Paytm sets sights on US payments market https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/12/03/358659/paytm-sets-sights-on-us-payments-market/ Mon, 03 Dec 2018 11:42:56 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58659 “After becoming an almost household name in India, digital payments major Paytm has set its sight on dominating the Japanese market, a development that its founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma feels will be its ‘ticket’ to the US… ‘If we kill it in Japan, we will get the ticket to go to the big country,’ Sharma […]

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Target begins accepting NFC payments in San Francisco https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/12/03/358651/target-begins-accepting-nfc-payments-in-san-francisco/ Mon, 03 Dec 2018 11:29:09 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58651 “On Twitter this week, users have reported that they are able to check out with Apple Pay at a Target store in San Francisco, specifically the Metreon location. Users say that despite Target’s resistance to the feature in the past, the terminals at this San Francisco store are NFC-enabled and work with Apple Pay. Additionally, […]

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TransLink pilots wearable transit ticketing payment bands https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/12/03/358649/translink-pilots-wearable-transit-ticketing-payment-bands/ Mon, 03 Dec 2018 11:20:29 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58649 “To help improve customer convenience, we’re introducing Compass Wristbands — a Compass Card that you wear on your wrist! We’re offering a limited release of 1,000 adult wristbands and 1,000 concession wristbands starting December 3… Tap in and out when travelling on transit and reload online, at a Compass vending machine, by phone or in […]

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Contactless donation points go live across London https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/12/03/358647/contactless-donation-points-go-live-across-london/ Mon, 03 Dec 2018 10:58:45 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58647 “The Tap London points are small, secure payment points that enable Londoners to make £3 (US$3.82) donations by card. 35 donation points will launch today with more than 90 appearing across the capital this winter. Today the Mayor launched the scheme at City Hall, where one of the building’s windows now has a donation point. […]

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T-Mobile offers mobile banking service that supports Apple Pay, Google Pay and Samsung Pay https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/12/03/358645/t-mobile-offers-mobile-banking-service-that-supports-apple-pay-google-pay-and-samsung-pay/ Mon, 03 Dec 2018 10:23:46 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58645 “T-Mobile Money hasn’t been officially launched, but was discovered early thanks to its (likely unintended) addition to Google Pay’s list of US banks and credit card companies. Its official website, discovered by Domain Name Wire, went live today and has the full details of the interesting offering.”

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