Customers of Lloyds Banking Group across the UK will soon be able to log into their online banking accounts using fingerprint or facial recognition through Microsoft’s Windows Hello biometric authentication technology. The banking group is to trial the solution with Lloyds Bank, Halifax and Bank of Scotland customers with Windows 10 devices in the second half of this year. More
US bank Fifth Third has announced it will support the five major mobile payment services — Android Pay, Apple Pay, Masterpass, Microsoft Wallet and Samsung Pay... More
PARTNER NEWS: NXP has unveiled a series of solutions for secure wearables and the Internet of Things (IoT) at CES 2017, including a new test bed to support the development of products and applications using embedded secure element (eSE) technology and a new module to add support for NFC to a wide range of wearables, home appliances and IoT devices... More
Microsoft has unveiled a preview implementation of the Payment Request API in Microsoft Edge that will enable online payments on Windows 10 through Microsoft Wallet... More
Australian travel booking website Webjet has teamed up with Microsoft to develop a blockchain proof-of-concept solution for online booking services... More
TD Bank in the US has begun supporting Microsoft Wallet... More
Mastercard has signed deals with Google, Samsung and Microsoft to allow its customers that use Android Pay, Samsung Pay or Microsoft Wallet to shop online wherever Masterpass is accepted, while Google has announced a similar deal with Visa to offer the same functionality to Android Pay users via Visa Checkout... More
US bank Chase is to begin supporting Microsoft Wallet “next year” according to a tweet from Chase Support... More
Customers of US bank PNC can now add PNC Visa consumer and small business debit and credit cards to Microsoft Wallet... More
A group of students from MIT Media Lab have teamed up with Microsoft Research to develop interactive and customizable on-skin electronics equipped with an NFC chip for transferring information to a mobile device... More
Microsoft is to extend its Windows Hello biometric authentication solution into apps and websites via the Microsoft Edge browser... More
A group of Australian banks have submitted an application to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), urging for the right to ensure they are able to “collectively negotiate” with third party mobile wallet providers. More
Microsoft has introduced an NFC payment feature for users of Windows 10 Mobile devices in the US through its Microsoft Wallet app... More
Microsoft will unveil a new Wallet 2.0 app this summer that will bring with it host card emulation (HCE) mobile payments, an internal build of the updated app seen by Windows Central reveals... More
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