News stories featuring NCR:
June 23rd, 2015
Spanish supermarket chain Bonpreu is to roll out a mobile payments service to 170 stores, using a platform developed by Dinube that combines proprietary tokenization algorithms, NFC and biometric fingerprint security. Dinube charges merchants a…
June 20th, 2014
Pajco, owner of convenience store chains Rhodes 101 and Mercato di Rodi, is working with NCR to offer its customers the ability to pay for fuel by scanning a QR code on a fuel dispenser…
March 12th, 2014
Flypay has raised £1 million from mobile payment specialist Entree Capital to further develop its restaurant-based mobile payment app, which uses NFC and QR codes to enable consumers to pay at their table at participating…
November 27th, 2013
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston has published a summary of a June meeting of its Mobile Payments Industry Workgroup (MPIW) that sets out a number of reasons why NFC has not yet taken off in…
May 21st, 2012
NCR has launched NCR Express Key, a hotel check-in kiosk that lets guests who have checked in online or via a mobile phone collect their room key without queuing at reception. The kiosk allows guests to…
March 26th, 2012
Vivotech has completed a Series D funding round, bringing the total the NFC and contactless specialist has raised to date to US$96m. New sales figures for the company’s POS terminal business have also been released….
December 6th, 2011
The mobile banking platform provider will use $18m of new funding for “the development of new payments-related mobile products and services targeted at financial institutions and mobile network operators.”
June 27th, 2011
NFC specialist Vivotech has closed a US$24 million Series C round of funding. New investors in the company include Singapore’s EDBI, SingTel Innov8 and Motorola Solutions Venture Capital. Existing investors Alloy Ventures, Citi Ventures, Draper…
March 29th, 2011
NFC and contactless specialist Vivotech is planning an initial public offering (IPO) as early as 2012, CEO Mick Mullagh has told Bloomberg Business Week. The company — which one analyst believes could be valued at…
October 25th, 2010
News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: Caen bids for NFC • Sprint adds mobile wallet • Vivotech’s Dubai deal • Microsoft tags retailers • Mobile payments boost banks • Paying cash keeps you slim • NCR buys into mobile barcodes
March 12th, 2009
The contactless and NFC infrastructure specialist has been granted a broad patent covering the over-the-air provisioning of payments cards, loyalty cards and other non-payments cards to NFC phones — and has also secured an extra US$8.6m in funding.
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