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All the headlines from the last seven days on NFC World…

  1. Uber to let customers use Venmo to share costs with friends 13 July 2018
  2. Seoul moves forward with plans for its own S-Pay payments system 13 July 2018
  3. NXP supplies contactless and NFC chips for World Cup tickets and match balls 12 July 2018
  4. Grab unveils plan to turn its mobile wallet into a platform 12 July 2018
  5. WeChat Pay ‘will not seek to offer more local payment wallets’ 12 July 2018
  6. Major League Baseball stadiums to introduce biometric payments and ticketing 12 July 2018
  7. Marriott to let Chinese guests use face recognition to check in to its hotels 12 July 2018
  8. Palm vein biometric payments to be pilot tested in Japanese convenience stores 12 July 2018
  9. Apple Pay to launch in Austria? 12 July 2018
  10. PayPal ‘ready to spend $3bn a year on acquisitions’ 11 July 2018
  11. Alibaba invests in NFC product authentication for brands 10 July 2018
  12. Eight in ten POS terminals to support NFC payments by 2022 10 July 2018
  13. Ant Financial targets South America and Africa for next phase of mobile payments growth 10 July 2018
  14. Google Pay rolls out support for P2P payments, concert tickets and boarding passes 10 July 2018
  15. Russian banks begin rollout of national biometric identity system 10 July 2018
  16. Samsung pulls support for Samsung Pay from budget smartphones? 9 July 2018
  17. Gaming hardware maker Razer signs up 300,000 mobile payments users in 48 hours 9 July 2018
  18. Handelsbanken pilots waterproof payments wristbands 9 July 2018