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

  1. Issuers to adopt common QR code for payments in Singapore from 2018 20 November 2017
  2. Norwegian banks to form joint venture in bid to combat threat of global tech giants 20 November 2017
  3. ABN Amro includes access to Tikkie payments in new developer APIs 20 November 2017
  4. Wembley to let fans store contactless tickets in their Apple Wallet 20 November 2017
  5. Amazon moves closer to rollout of automated stores 20 November 2017
  6. Apple details its face detection algorithm 20 November 2017
  7. Garmin Pay goes live in US, Switzerland, Russia and Australia 20 November 2017
  8. Microsoft rebrands wallet as Microsoft Pay 16 November 2017
  9. ICICI Bank partners with Paytm to offer instant loans during checkout 16 November 2017
  10. Apple GymKit with NFC goes live in Australia 15 November 2017
  11. Video shows that children could use Face ID to unlock their parents’ iPhone X 15 November 2017
  12. UK supermarkets to test face recognition for proof-of-age at self-checkout tills 15 November 2017
  13. Challenger bank lets customers activate their debit card with their NFC phone 15 November 2017
  14. Mastercard applies for blockchain ‘instantaneous payment’ patent 15 November 2017
  15. Samsung Rewards ‘increased the use of Samsung Pay by 48%’ 15 November 2017
  16. Google promotes Android Pay with Justice League bots 15 November 2017
  17. Pinterest rolls out QR-like Pincodes for stores, brands and magazines 15 November 2017
  18. Sony explains the history, current status and future development of mobile payments in Japan 14 November 2017
  19. Chatbots to issue over 1bn coupons a year by 2022 14 November 2017
  20. Facebook applies for patent for face recognition payments in stores 14 November 2017
  21. Chinese consumers made 1.48bn Alipay purchases on Singles Day 14 November 2017
  22. Indola adds NFC tags to professional hair styling products 14 November 2017
  23. Android Pay goes live in Czech Republic and Brazil 14 November 2017
  24. Canadian banks, carriers and government back blockchain-based digital IDs 14 November 2017
  25. Danish consumer council raises Apple Pay competition concerns 14 November 2017
  26. US banks complete first transaction using real-time payments system 14 November 2017
  27. Eftpos launches Android Pay in Australia 14 November 2017